Farm life -- Michigan
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Agriculture and Natural Resource Information Service records
Scope and Contents 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. 1927-1989This series contains news releases...
Dates: 1927 - 1989
Charles S. Langdon papers
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...
Coats and Davenport families collection
Scope and Contents The Coats and Davenport families collection contains correspondence between Emma Coats Davenport, her parents, and her husband describing day to day family life and life on the farm. The collection also contains letters from other friends and relatives. During the time Eugene and Emma lived at Michigan Agricultural College (M.A.C.) (now Michigan State University), the letters contain descriptions of campus life, people, and Eugene’s activities. Later after they moved away, there are the...
Dates: 1880-1900, 2023
Dora Hall Stockman papers
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
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
This collection consists of the autobiographical book "Edward Arthur Martin Kluck: Faith, Family and Farming."
Gardner Avery diary
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,...
Grace L. Hooper manuscript
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...
Josiah Littlefield papers
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
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