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Newaygo County (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
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

Michigan State Grange records

 Collection
Identifier: 00187
Scope and Contents The records of the Michigan State Grange are held by the MSU Archives and the Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The MSU Archives holds the Grange records from the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Leelanau, Manistee, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Otsego, Ottawa, Shiawassee, St. Joseph, Van Buren,...
Dates: 1873 - 2009

Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association records (c.00337)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.9
Scope and Contents The collection includes herd records, progress reports, printed materials, and letters relating to the Old Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association (D.H.I.A.) of Fremont, Newaygo County, Michigan.Several samples are included of early cow and herd records (1905-1913). Also included is a bulletin from the Dairy and Food Department (1907) describing cow-testing in Denmark, and the start of cow-testing in the United States.Other items include a state D.H.I.A. records; a...
Dates: 1905 - 1955

Smith and Carpenter families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00301
Scope and Contents This collection contains four Civil War letters and a small diary of Josiah B. Smith, kept during his service as a bugler in the 8th Michigan Cavalry in Tennessee and Kentucky. The letters were written to Josiah's wife, Mary A. Smith. In the diary, Josiah writes about daily duties in camp, his letter writing schedule, and the condition of his health. The collection also includes an official copy of his enlistment and discharge papers.In addition, receipts for taxes on land in...
Dates: 1864 - 1913

Theodore Ferris collection

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the digital copy of the DVD "DHIA in America- A Foundation of Progress- 2005." The DVD is about the Dairy Herd Improvement Association also called Cow Testing Association. The DVD describes the first cow testing association in Newaygo County, Michigan. People of note are Helmer Rabild and Henry Rozema. The DVD was created by Ted Ferris of the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University. Ferris used collection Newaygo Dairy Herd Improvement Association...
Dates: 2005 - 2005