Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content Copies of the first and second drafts of Brody's history of the Michigan Farm Bureau comprise the major part of the papers. Much of the information contained in these manuscripts did not appear in his book In the Service of the Farmer: My life in the Michigan Farm Bureau (Michigan State University Press, 1959), which is a much shorter history than he had originally intended. The book is autobiographical and describes the changes in farming and in the life of...
Dates: 1847 - 2007
Scope and Contents The Hardenbergh family papers is a collection of letters written by various members of Catharine's family between 1858-1866. The letters written by James and Solomon Hardenbergh (b. 1835; d. 7-7-1864), (an older and her youngest brother, respectively) and Charles Stanton, one of Catherine's sons-in-law, reflect on various aspects of military life and the campaigns in which they participated. They also make frequent reference to the diseases which took the lives of many Union soldiers. The...
Dates: 1858 - 1866
Scope and Contents The largest part of the collection consists of the pocket diaries Parkhurst kept from 1847 to 1906. The early diaries (1847-1860) relate details of his court cases and only rarely mention his personal life. Records of various financial transactions are incorporated in these early diaries. The diaries of the war years (1861-1865) include battle accounts and descriptions of Parkhurst's experiences as a prisoner-of-war in 1862. In the diaries of the post-war years, Parkhurst discusses primarily...
Dates: 1831 - 1906
Scope and Contents The collections contain papers and photographs. The papers include a 1931 Detroit alumni club directory, two different issues of the May 13, 1931 issue of The Eczema, newspaper articles about The Eczema from 1931, “On the Campus” booklet about campus, and a wedding announcement for Jessamine Van Buren Kennedy and Frederic B. Mumford for 1895. There is also a draft of a August 1875 letter from Governor Bagley about Frank Wells leaving a board because of problems with the Finance Committee...
Dates: 1875 - 1932
Scope and Contents Over fifty Civil War letters of Perry Mayo, written to his family in Calhoun County, Michigan, from June 1861 to May 1864, constitute the bulk of this collection. They include vivid descriptions of battles, marches, military personnel and camp life, together with observations on the conduct of the war. Also in this collection are numerous and fragmentary attempts at genealogy, with related correspondence which, in addition to Mayo, include such family names as Angell, Bryant,...
Dates: 1861 - 1966
Scope and Contents The papers consist mainly of correspondence, diaries and account books of the Edward Parsons family from 1824 to 1910. Most of the material is personal correspondence between the Edward Parsons family and relatives living in Livingston and Clinton Counties, New York. A great number of letters between Edward and his father, Reverend Levi Parsons (1779-1864) are included. The contents of these letters range from Levi's concern over Edward's problems at Hamilton College (Clinton, New York) in...
Dates: 1824 - 1910