Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Content This collection consists of sixty-eight portrait photographs. Most of the photographs are unlabeled, but some of the people in the photos are identified. The people identified are John C. Howland, Nelson F. Jenison, Edward W. Sparrow, A. O. Bement, Mrs. Ephraim Longyear, Clarence Bement, Edwin Bement, Constance Ward, Fred Ward, Cliff S. Cowles, Nellie Kelsey, P. Chase Leity, Mrs. Arthur Bement the 1st, and Arthur Bement. Almost all of the photographs are undated, but some are dated 1875 and...
Dates: 1875-1876, undated
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...
Dates: 1843 - 1931
Scope and Contents This collection consists mainly of correspondence and other papers relating to the Stephen Scofield family of Ingham County, Michigan. Much of the correspondence relates to Grace Scofield Bridger (daughter of Stephen) and is mostly personal in content. Of special interest, however, are a letter (January 24, 1858) describing land and farming conditions in Wisconsin, and a letter (May 3, 1888) relating farming news and local market prices of farm produce in Kansas. Also included are a number...
Dates: 1853-1920, undated
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