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Autobiographies

 Subject
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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Addison F. Wilber papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.203
Scope and Contents The collection consists of his book, Memories, in which Addison Wilber describes his life which including student life as a Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) and his career as a civil engineer from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Dates: circa 2001

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

Dora Hall Stockman papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-1.1.11
Scope and Contents Dora Hall Stockman was an East Lansing, Michigan resident and was actively involved in local affairs. The collection contains a typed transcript of her autobiography, correspondence, publications, and newspaper clippings of the various activities in which she participated.Stockman's primary interest was in the State Grange. As an active member she helped establish county Granges throughout the state and held several state offices including that of State Grange Lecturer (1914-1930)....
Dates: 1910 - 1948

Dorsey Read Rodney papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.138
Scope and Contents The papers of Dorsey Read Rodney contain one published copy of the “Reminiscences of Colonel Dorsey Read Rodney.” It was originally written in 1955 and recounts Rodney’s life up until that point. His family published the volume in 1988. Included in the memoirs are his early childhood, his time at West Point, his military appointments, his tenure at Michigan State, and his family life. The short foreword and epilogue give brief outlines of his life and fill in some of the gaps in the...
Dates: 1988 - 1988

Edgar Nesman papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.308
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autobiography written by Edgar G. Nesman who graduated from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1950. The autobiography covers his life from childhood, his relatives, high school, service in World War II, student life at MSC, work in Cuba and Costa Rica, work at the University of Florida, and other professional travel. There is also some information about Nesman's grandmother who served as a housemother to male student boarders.
Dates: 2011

Edward A. M. Kluck papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.389
Content Description This collection consists of the autobiographical book "Edward Arthur Martin Kluck: Faith, Family and Farming."
Dates: 2010

Fredrick S. Siebert papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.115
Scope and Contents This collection contains the report, An Analysis of University Policy Statements Dealing on Instructional Recordings and their Re-Use by Fredrick Siebert. It was written for the State University of New York. Also included is an autobiography by Siebert covering the years 1901 to 1979. The autobiography includes his time at Michigan State University.
Dates: circa 1972, 1979

George Farr autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: c-00057
Scope and Contents This typed copy of George Farr's autobiography, entitled "My Own Life," tells of his childhood on a small farm in Erie County, New York, and his family's migration to Michigan in the 1850s. It describes farm life and work in rural Michigan in those years. The autobiography is primarily an account of the Civil War and of Farr's war experiences. He served briefly with the 1st Michigan Regiment, and later with the 4th U.S. Artillery. The autobiography gives a clear picture of camp life...
Dates: undated

Hilam C. Scofield papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00556
Scope and Contents The collection contains a photocopy of Scofield's "Autobiography of a Pioneer Minister from 1823 to 1898," which was completed when he was seventy-five years old. In the autobiography, Scofield quotes from his own diary which he kept from about 1860 (see page 47). For the period preceding 1860, his narrative is based on recollection.

In addition to the autobiography, the collection contains a genealogical record for the Scofield family.
Dates: 1898, 1986

Jean Hebert Brown collection

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.5
Scope and Contents The Jean Hebert Brown family collection contains day books/diaries of Jennie Kedzie Stone, an autobiography of George A. Stone, and the Kedzie family history book, "Kedzies and Their Relatives," and its supplement, "A Century and a Year."
Dates: 1882, 1896, 1925-1940