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Letters (correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur A. Crozier papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.193
Scope and Contents The papers consist of a photocopy of a letter Crozier wrote to his father on May 4, 1879. In the letter, he mentions his upcoming graduation and his desire for a teaching position. He also writes that he is enclosing an article on evolution and discusses which professors on campus believe in evolution. In addition, he mentions a sermon he attended and goes on to describe several religious articles he read and the topic of a religious class. The religious topics do not involve evolution.
Dates: 1879 - 1879

Bessey family papers (00116)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.416
Scope and Contents The Bessey family papers have been arranged into the following series: Biographical Data, Manuscripts and Publications, General, Correspondence, Scrapbooks, Oversized materials and Photographs.The series Biographical Data includes information on Charles and Ernst Bessey, and on relatives of Edith Carleton Higgins (Mrs. Ernst A. Bessey), including her mother, Ella M. (Noyes) Higgins (1851-1913); her sisters, Mabel Cornell Porter and Bertha Noyes and, her brothers, Leslie A. Higgins...
Dates: 1878 - 1968

Clinton D. Smith papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an annotated photocopy of one letter written by Clinton D. Smith to the Wheelers on November 29, 1902. Smith describes many of recent happenings on the Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) campus including the death of Robert Kedzie. He also mentions William J. Beal, Robert Shaw, Ulysses P. Henrick, and Levi R. Taft. Topics in the letter include changes in personnel, the cutting down of trees on campus and the personal lives of some of the...
Dates: 1902 - 1902

Elton B. Hill papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.67
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection contains material relating to the issues that interested Hill most as a teacher and researcher. He taught a number of courses on farm appraisal and agricultural finance, and his reference material appears here. Land tenure, especially the legal and moral implications of father-son partnerships and farm ownership transfers, were of special interest to him.In addition to this, there is also a scrapbook and some memorabilia from his college days at M.A.C. ...
Dates: 1862 - 1972

Fraser family letters (c.00589)

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.441
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of letters written by William Fraser, Eugene Law and Fred E. Miller to John C. Fraser, his wife Mrs. Eliza M. Fraser or John Fraser (father of William and John C.) The letters describe their life at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University). They write about work, classes and activities. Other topics included the buildings, professors, weather, sports and politics.
Dates: 1866 - 1881

William James Beal papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.4
Scope and Contents The William J. Beal papers consist of correspondence, publications, and materials relating to his work as a student at Harvard University. The material from Beal's years at Harvard includes course notes on anatomy, geology and ornithology as well as a detailed journal which Beal wrote in 1862. This journal includes comments on individuals as well as events of the period.The correspondence is not extensive but contains several letters from Asa Gray as well as a typescript copy of a...
Dates: 1859 - 1940