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Found in 562 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931
Scope and Contents This collection consists of microfilm containing correspondence and other papers of Anson Burlingame, his wife Jane Cornelia Livermore Burlingame, and their son Edward Livermore Burlingame. Subjects include Anson's service as U.S. minister to China and Edward's editorship at Scribner's. The collection includes memorabilia, diaries, maps, photos, and commissions from President Lincoln. Correspondents include William Cullen Bryant, Richard Henry Dana, John A. Dix, Gustave Dore, George du...
Dates: 1810 - 1922
Scope and Contents The Burt and Ila Wermuth papers consist of materials related to the Wermuths' time in the Grange. Included are lectures given by the Wermuths and others, Grange bulletins, a copy of the October 1944 Michigan Patron, information on pageants, lectures and essays by various state of Michigan professors, a October 1950 Grange Master Address, radio talks, the Master Farmers of Michigan member list and history, as well as activity, games, and music suggestions. Also included is material related to...
Dates: 1926-1973, undated
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three letters addressed to members of the Buzzard Family of Detroit, Michigan. The first letter (1844) discusses the sale of mills and mentions one mill that was destroyed by fire. A letter written in 1849 by three members of the Buzzard family reports their arrival in Chicago to pick up a load of wheat to be carried to St. Clair, milled, and then delivered to Buffalo. The third letter (undated) contains a poem "Indian Lament" about the mistreatment of Indians by the...
Dates: 1844, 1849, Undated
Scope and Content The papers of C. Howard Church include correspondence, Kresge Art Museum newsletters and mailings, exhibit brochures, brochures about the Michigan State University Art department programs, articles and newspaper clippings, MSU Publications, and some biographical material on Church.
Dates: 1936 - 1992
Scope and Content Some of the materials are in French.
Dates: 1961 - 2013
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Chace Newman, including correspondence, newspaper articles, papers he authored, manuscripts, notes, drawings, collected research materials, a scrapbook of events and happenings at the college, and other materials he used to teach courses in mechanical drawing and design. There are also scripts for lectures he gave on WKAR Radio about the architecture of the home. Also include are Ruth Newman photographs which include images that are probably of...
Dates: 1894 - 1951
Scope and Contents The Chain Lake Missionary Baptist Church records contain meeting minutes, financial reports, parish records, and histories of the parish. The first constitution of the church is located in the front of volume one.
Dates: 1856 - 1997
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931
Scope and Contents The bulk of the C. G. Robinson papers consists of the originals plus photocopies of Robinson's diaries, 1884-1890 and 1892-1895. Robinson recorded the weather daily, and he described his daily chores and seasonal activities, such as cider pressing in autumn and "sugaring off" in spring. William Rayner apparently raised prize-winning swine, which Robinson took to state fairs throughout the Midwest. Robinson's papers include letters from other area swine-farmers and a copy of the constitution of...
Dates: 1884 - 1896