Spanish-American War, 1898
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials assembled by the donor, mostly relating to the early settlers and history of Lenawee County, Michigan. Included are deeds, mortgages, and other legal documents (1821-1880) of Tecumseh, Michigan, as well as accounts of a gristmill (1849, 1858). There is also a written report (1899) of a legislative trip to Bay City by the Joint Committee on State Affairs and Private Corporations of the Michigan House of Representatives to investigate Michigan's then new beet...
Dates: 1821 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1821 - 1899
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript titled "Resume of an Informal Talk" given by Major Henry R. Allen at the 50th Anniversary of the Class of 1895 on June 7, 1945. He discusses his experiences as a student at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). He also talks about the jobs and military experience that he had after graduation. The longest and most significant position he held was as managing director of an American company in Germany during the 1920s through...
Scope and Contents The collection contains printed materials, ribbons and buttons, newspaper clippings, and correspondence relating to the winning of the cannon (July 14, 1899) and preparations for its unveiling ceremonies (June 28, 1900) in a park in Three Oaks. The enthusiasm of the village motto, "Three Oaks Against the World," is reflected in the materials of the collection. Correspondents include members of the National Monument Committee; Helen Miller Gould, daughter of Jay Gould and Red Cross heroine of...
Dates: 1899 - 1910
Scope and Contents The Frank Benton papers include academic correspondence, newspaper clippings which discuss apiculture, Benton's work in Ceylon (Sri Lanka), the 25th Annual Meeting of the North American Beekeepers Association and miscellaneous poems and writings, papers from the Association, a Japanese translation of his book The Honey Bee, personal notes, and a cash book for the Carnolian Apiaries (1899-1900). Of note are personal manuscripts by Benton on topics such as the...
Dates: 1879 - 1915
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials relating to Frank Knox's career. These include a clipping from the Alma Record (1898) describing Knox's recruiting activities on the Alma campus; an address by Knox to the War Congress of American Industry (1942), stressing the challenges brought by World War II; an editorial written by Knox of the death of John Muehling (1944); press releases and programs relating to Knox's military funeral...
Dates: 1898 - 1944
Scope and Contents The collections contains correspondence and diaries of the Helmick Family. The correspondence consists of letters sent by David Helmick to his family. The letters and diary pages describe his life in the military including his time during the Spanish American War. Some of the letters are incomplete. Also in the collection is a letter from Harry E. Helmick to his brother and a letter from his son, Harry Mortimer Helmick, to his sister. The letter was written five days before he passed away...
Dates: 1898 - 1918
Scope and Contents The J. P. Hoffman collection contains 38 copy photographs of the United States Army from the American Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of the United States Army Signal Corps in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and scenes from the American Civil War. The Civil War-related images have been scanned and placed online at ...
Dates: 1861 - 1918
Scope and Contents The majority of the Kirkland family papers consist of letters between family members who migrated to the United States and relatives who remained in England. The American branch eventually settled in Livingston County, Michigan. Letters discuss family matters, prices, and English farming.One letter (December 1, 1880) describes in detail a trip from Chicago to California by train. A letter dated November 4, 1898 discusses the outcome of the Spanish-American War, the acquisition of...
Dates: 1850-1914, Undated
Scope and Contents This scrapbook covers the Spanish-American War through newspaper clippings from Detroit newspapers from April 18 to May 14, 1898. Subjects of the clippings in the collection include government statements and declarations, United States House of Representatives and Senate decisions and reactions, Commodore Dewey, and the progress of the war. Also included are troop and ship movements, the capture of enemy vessels, and articles about officers, spies, and the heroic action of soldiers. Several...