Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Dates: 1944 - 1956
Scope and Contents Charles Francis and his wife, Elizabeth, migrated from Wethersfield, Connecticut, through New York and Indiana, eventually settling in New Buffalo, St. Joseph County, Michigan. His papers include correspondence from various members of the Francis family in Connecticut, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The collection also contains a ledger of Charles Francis, in which he recorded his daily work as well as expenses and receipts.Much of the...
Dates: 1827 - 1867
Scope and Contents The records consist of department administrative materials as well as reports and publications. There is material about the bean industry, creameries, and elevators. Also included are bylaws, financial information and questionnaires relating to cooperatives, exchanges, agriculture associations, and farm bureaus in Michigan. These are arranged by county and then alphabetically by name. The collection also contains photographs of images of cooperative creameries from around the state. There...
Dates: 1900 - 2007
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at...
Dates: 1862 - 1972
Scope and Contents Though the collection spans the period 1865-1910, the bulk of the documents covers the last decade of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th. The collection includes the papers of Andrew Helmer, the personal papers of William Helmer and the financial papers of William Helmer. The papers of Andrew Helmer comprise the smallest portion of the collection. The journals record various aspects and costs of raising sheep. One account ledger records household expenditures. The two volumes...
Dates: 1865 - 1911
Scope and Contents The Lauren H. Brown collection contains three agricultural science manuscripts. Included are his master’s thesis, “The Comparative Advantage of Selected Areas in the United States in the Production of Dry Edible Beans," which analyzes the trends and shifts in bean production among the dry bean producing regions of the United States and his doctoral thesis, “Planning Dairy Farm Buildings,” concerning dairy barn design, layout and arrangement of equipment, the cost of housing dairy cows in a...
Dates: 1932 - 1948