Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of home cures and recipes for medicines for various human and animal diseases, including cholera, diphtheria, catarrh, and baldness. Some of the remedies were copied by hand, others clipped from newspapers. The collection also includes a notebook of remedies collected by George S. Barber of Grass Lake, Michigan.
This collection includes letters written by David Woodman to his wife Jane while he was in California in 1852-1853. His early letters describe the trip from Paw Paw, Michigan to the Sacramento area by riverboat and wagon train. Later letters tell of living conditions, social life and gold mining. Woodman became very disillusioned with California and especially with the prospects of becoming rich through gold mining. The collection also includes home remedies for diphtheria and catarrh.
This collection consists of handwritten recipes, school essays and clippings of home remedies. It also includes two ledgers: the first contains the accounts of the Dykeman's station (on the New York Central Railroad) in 1869-1870, the second records household expenses and recipes for an unidentified family (1868).
The personal papers of Mary Duthie Anderson, Michigan State College (MSC, now University) class of 1947, include notebooks, publications, newspapers and clippings, a photograph, and MSC memorabilia.