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Letters

 Subject
Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Adam L. Roof papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00001
Scope and Contents

His papers include letters (1860-1850) written while Roof was serving in the Michigan House of Representatives and later in the Senate. Six daybooks and one account book deal with Roof's real estate business and agricultural activities. The miscellaneous documents include tax receipts (1860,1861), and adoption agreement (1868), biographical notes on Roof and newspaper articles on the early history of Lyons.

Dates: 1837 - 1890

Aylmer Lasell papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00468
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an account journal of agricultural and personal expenses and purchases from March 30, 1835-December 1, 1867 and an account list of expenses from November 30, 1836-January 4, 1837. Also included are 3 personal letters. One letter, dated September 7, 1828, is from his brother; another letter, dated May 31, 1840, is from his mother; and the third letter, undated, is to his father.

Dates: 1828 - 1867

Barrett Lyons collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00466
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, brochures, and a rough draft of a booklet entitled, "Adoption Laws and Related Court Procedure in Michigan." The letters are between Lyons and Ruth Bowen, then head of the Children's Division of Welfare, and concern the rough draft of the booklet and possible revisions. The brochures describe the White Steam Car, Baker Boiler, and the Delling Steam Car including two photographs. The rough draft of "Adoption Laws and Related Court Procedure in Michigan,"...
Dates: 1903-1956, undated

Eben Pearson Dorr papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00366
Scope and Contents The majority of the papers consist of six diaries (1888-1937) written by Eben Pearson Dorr. The diaries from 1888 to 1892 describe life in the Buffalo, New York area. The Manistee County, Michigan area is described in the 1936 to 1937 diaries. The 1888-1891 diary contains descriptions of Chicago; Kansas City, Kansas; St. Louis and Washington, D.C. Also among the papers are a Horace Greeley autograph (February 9, 1871); and a passport, issued August 13, 1861, to George P. Dorr by Charles...
Dates: 1861 - 1937

Faculty Seminar records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-18.7
Scope and Contents

The records of the Michigan State University Faculty Seminar include a list from the Faculty Speakers Bureau noting guest speakers by department, as well as a folder of letters announcing programs of seminars by term.

Dates: 1961 - 1988

Gaylord M. Burke papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.52
Scope and Contents The Gaylord M. Burke papers contain correspondence from the Dean of Engineering, wishing him luck as he graduated from Michigan State College; from the Trimoira Society, informing him of events happening on campus; and from the Director of Athletics, informing him that he was the new track manager. The collection also includes a photograph, newspaper clippings, Trimoira dance cards, and programs from the 69th (1926) and 70th (1927) anniversaries of Michigan State College. There is also a...
Dates: 1925 - 1957

Hill family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00374
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence and legal papers concerning the estates of Edward M. Hill and his wife, Phoebe A. Hill, of Lansing, Michigan. Many of the letters are from beneficiaries living in Derby, England and Mrs. William (Phoebe) Bohnet, executor of Mrs. Hill's estate.

Dates: 1880, 1916

Jere Hutcheson papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.319
Scope and Content The Jere Hutcheson collection contains recordings, music scores, correspondence, programs, photographs and publications. The collection includes recorded and unrecorded music. Material in the recorded music section contains the audio recording of the work as well as supplemental material consisting of correspondence, drafts, performance programs and scores. The materials in the Unrecorded Music section contains the scores for the individual works. Also included are publications that...
Dates: 1962 - 1997

John Melton Hunter papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.314
Scope and Content

The John Melton Hunter papers contain extensive materials in the field of medical geography and health, demography, geography and cartography. It includes original text and map manuscripts and original field notebooks, correspondence, and some photographs of John Hunter. The focus of the collection is strongest on West Africa, in particular Ghana, but also ranges across other regions of Africa, and includes documents on British and Latin American geography.

Dates: 1950s-2000s

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