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Allegan County (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

George Nelson Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: LG-17
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm of journals (1840-1879) kept by George Nelson Smith while serving as a missionary among the Indians of southwestern Michigan. It also includes a few letters (1835-1849). The journals record his daily activities, his expenses and income, weather conditions, local social events, his sermons and other religious activities.(Michigan State University., Honhart, F. L., Jude, S. P., Howard, S. R., & Zito, A. (1976). A guide to the Michigan State...
Dates: 1835 - 1879; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1879

Horace D. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00407
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of account books dealing with the various business enterprises of Horace D. Moore. Also included are account books and miscellaneous papers relating to his general store operations, his hotel (the Sherman House), and to his personal and household accounts.

Dates: 1856 - 1925; Majority of material found within 1856 - 1900

Jackson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00140
Scope and Contents

The Jackson family papers consists of the farm diary (1869) of H. L. Jackson of Kalamazoo County, Michigan. Also included are tax receipts for land in Kalamazoo County (1881-1893) and Allegan County (1883-1888).

Dates: 1869 - 1930

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

Mrs. Chalmers Monteith collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00403
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an account book (1854-1862) of a general store and a district school attendance roll (1852) for the towns of Cobleskill, Richmondville, and Fulton, New York. Also included is a typewritten carbon copy of historical notes taken by the donor from Allegan County, Michigan, as well as records relating to people, localities and early institutions.

Dates: 1852

Parmalee family collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00529
Scope and Content

The collection consists of a ledger of farm records which contains a register of students from Michigan State University who visited the farm with their class in the years 1922-1928 and some memoirs which are not dated. Also included are numerous newspaper and magazine articles which describe Parmalee and his farm.

Dates: 1900 - 1930

Rollo Mosher papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.433
Scope and Contents This collection consists of posters, bulletins, notices and cards printed by Rollo Mosher and his father, who published the Wayland Record in Wayland, Michigan from the 1880s through 1953. The printed materials announce social and political events such as festivals, volleys and basketball games. Advertisements from stores in Wayland and West Gun Lake are also included.In addition, the collection contains a souvenir program from a field meet in...
Dates: 1900 - 1934

Town family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00132
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of letters between Oka and Sarah Ann while he was in Lansing, Michigan. Sarah Ann's letters deal mainly with family matters and the farm. In his letters, Oka describes Lansing and the politics of the Constitutional Convention and the legislature.Their son, Carlton, married Nellie Faling and the couple settled in Clam Lake, Michigan (now Cadillac), where they ran a store. A series of letters from Nellie to her family in 1875-1876 describes their...
Dates: 1830 - 1932