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Farm life -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Agriculture and Natural Resource Information Service records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-8.1.4
Series Description Subject Files. 1947 - 1973The series includes materials collected by Cooperative Extension editors on various issues and events related to agriculture and extension. Many of the subject files were compiled between 1940s and 1950s. One group of files contain correspondence and publications related to the American Association of Agricultural College Editors (AAACE) (1947-1973). Arranged alphabetically. News Releases....
Dates: 1940 - 1989

Charles S. Langdon papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.432
Scope and Contents This collection contains Langdon's reminiscences, entitled "It Happened Along the Way," collected on his 84th birthday in 1974. Langdon describes his early life, his years as Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University), his church activities, and the various jobs he held. He also discusses farm work over the years, and his travels abroad, especially in Mexico. The reminiscences were collected and edited by Langdon's daughter, Dorothy Langdon Yates.Also included...
Dates: 1974

Dora Hall Stockman papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.11
Scope and Contents Dora Hall Stockman was an East Lansing, Michigan resident and was actively involved in local affairs. The collection contains a typed transcript of her autobiography, correspondence, publications, and newspaper clippings of the various activities in which she participated.Stockman's primary interest was in the State Grange. As an active member she helped establish county Granges throughout the state and held several state offices including that of State Grange Lecturer (1914-1930)....
Dates: 1910 - 1948

Edmund A. Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.419
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933,.

Dates: 1859 - 1940

Edward A. M. Kluck papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.389
Content Description

This collection consists of the autobiographical book "Edward Arthur Martin Kluck: Faith, Family and Farming."

Dates: 2010

Gardner Avery diary

 Collection
Identifier: c-00534
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten and typed transcripts of Gardner Avery's daily journal for the year 1900. The journal describes the purchase and sale of livestock, daily farm routines, the weather, and activities of family and friends. Also included are biographical data written by Avery's granddaughter, Virginia (Avery) Meeth, on the 157th New York Infantry's actions in the Civil War; and a photocopy of an editorial written by Avery to the "Journal of Agriculture," a Detroit, Michigan,...
Dates: 1900

Grace L. Hooper manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: c.00673
Scope and Content The Grace L. Hooper papers consist of the manuscript "By Trek and Sail to Grand Traverse" written by Grace L. Hooper. It is a pioneer history focusing on Antrim County in northern Michigan from its exploration by Europeans in the mid-1600s through its settlement up to the Civil War. Chapters include: In Time Gone By; Missionaries Come to Grand Traverse; Waukazooville or Northport; The First Churches; Elk Rapids; Tis A Matter of Record; Kewadin on Elk Lake; Clam River and...
Dates: undated

Josiah Littlefield papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00188
Scope and Contents The Josiah Littlefield papers contain a portion of Littlefield's unpublished autobiography, in which he describes his early life on a farm in Monroe County, Michigan (1850-1865), as well as biographical materials. The collection also contains four ledgers from Littlefield's mill, recording workers' hours and business transactions, property tax receipts, and a map showing Littlefield-owned land in Clare County, Michigan.One ledger may be from a lumber camp (Gilmore Camp 1893-1895)...
Dates: 1879 - 1958

Lamar M. Wood papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.162
Scope and Contents The Lamar M. Wood papers contain several publications from Wood’s years at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). There is a publication from the Ulyssian Literary Society, a basketball program, a football program, a journal from the Theta Kappa Nu Fraternity, and an alumni publication for the class of 1925. There is also a soil and agricultural map and report for Ogemaw County, Michigan from 1928. There is also a typescript of the 1888 Diary of Perry Wood, by Jim...
Dates: 1909 - 2000

Mallison family collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00675
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials from the Mallison family including the Civil War letters of Simeon Mallison and George Hewes, an article (1928) about Bertha Mallison and her chicken dinners, a Mallison Farm Chicken Dinners card, a photo postcard of the Hesperian House where Bertha Mallison cooked, a photograph of Mallison family exhibit, a photograph of farm house, a photograph of Todd Mallison (great great nephew of Simeon Mallison) with Post 294 GAR flag, a Homestead Certificate from...
Dates: 1861-1873, 1928, 1958, 2013, undated