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Legal instruments

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00124
Scope and Contents The Ada Hunt Whitehouse papers include her personal correspondence and papers. The bulk of the materials, however, deal with the financial records of Mrs. Whitehouse, her family and the Hunt Food Shop. These records include materials concerning family property holdings such as deeds, mortgages and title abstracts. Federal, state and local tax records are also present. The papers contain Ada Hunt Whitehouse's check ledgers and statements. In addition there are other financial records such as...
Dates: 1849 - 1972

Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid legal documents and newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 445 XX small
Scope and Contents The Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid legal documents and newspaper clippings consists of newspaper clippings and legal documents about the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid. The clippings conern the protests of the tour of the South African Springboks rugby team. Most of the clippings originate from Albany and New York City and focus on the U.S. tour with the remaining clippings describing earlier protests to the Springboks playing in New Zealand. The team was...
Dates: 1981

Chamberlain family papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.12
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

Charles E. Cleland collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.455
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of several United States military documents, including discharge papers of Native American scouts.

Dates: 1812 - 1882

Charles William Cathcart papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00006
Scope and Contents This collection documents the political interests of various members of the Cathcart family during the years 1821-1889, and is divided as such into the affairs of two generations: that of James Leander Cathcart and that of his sons, James, Charles, John and Henry, with the greatest amount of material pertaining to Charles Cathcart.Letters of the senior Cathcart comprise the first part of the collection. There are several letters, which expound upon his grudge against the...
Dates: 1821 - 1889

David Van Tine papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00414
Scope and Contents

Legal documents of David Van Tine, operator of a furniture factory in Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan are included in this collection. Among the documents are deeds, mortgages, and Van Tine's last will and testament (1892).

Dates: 1837 - 1897

Dobbins family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00045
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning the Dobbins family of Ionia, Michigan. Included are a few letters, some from William Dobbins, who was a student at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1908), and others from members of the family living in Ireland.There are also tax receipts for property in Ionia, other miscellaneous receipts, insurance policies from the German Insurance Company and the Fireman's Insurance Company, report cards of members of...
Dates: 1882 - 1937

Forrest W. Coggan papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.202
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original materials and photocopies associated with various theater projects in which Coggan was involved. Some were performed at Michigan State University. The collection contains newspaper clippings, programs, copies of photographs, histories of the dance companies, and advertising media. The Correspondence folder contains photocopies of correspondence with MSU President Peter McPherson, the MSU Library, and MSU Museum. It also contains a photocopy of a 1947...
Dates: 1947 - 2007

Geffrey Tompson land grant

 Collection
Identifier: c-00242
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an English land grant written on parchment and dated 1608. It is an agreement between the Earl of Cumberland and Geffrey Tompson, a "husbandman" of Trefield, York County, in which the Earl grants Tompson a farm from his land holdings, for a yearly rent of thirty-five shillings. The document is probably a copy, since it lacks signatures and seals.

Dates: 1608

George K. Dike papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00159
Scope and Content The collection contains few professional letters or other records of his work as a surveyor. During this same time period, however, Dike was courting his future second wife, Nancy P. Douglas. Writing to her almost weekly between the years 1885 and 1886, he described life in the surveyor's camp. The letters are also filled with Dike's views on love, marriage, and family relationships. They present an excellent description of late nineteenth century middle class values.This...
Dates: 1865 - 1907