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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection contains excerpts from Addie E. Milks' diary detailing the history and genealogy of the Sloan and McCormick families, as well as early pioneer life in Michigan territory.A majority of the excerpts pertain to Addie's mother, Ann McCormick Malone, and her dramatic experiences during the Revolutionary War as well as her family's subsequent move to Taymouth Township, near the Flint River, Michigan.Also included in the excerpts are comments about relations...
Scope and Contents The Alton Wheaton papers contain primarily financial records and other forms of inventory that Wheaton took while working on his farm. There is also a small section on some of Wheaton’s community activities, some photographs of said activities, and two books on the Wheaton family genealogy. There are also a number of folders containing deeds and titles to various pieces of land Wheaton owned. There are also catalogs, plans, newsletters and brochures on farm topics.
Dates: 1934 - 2006
Scope and Contents The papers of Arthur W. Farrall consist of correspondence, class materials, research materials and lectures, and have been arranged chronologically. Farrall's contribution and work with the American Society of Agricultural Engineers closes out the papers as it is the common thread that ties together the entire collection, and all of Farrall's work.
Dates: 1922 - 1972
Scope and Contents The Bagley family papers includes the personal papers of David M. Bagley, his wife, Bennette Bagley, his son, William, and his grandson, Laurence. The material, dating from 1830 to 1932, is arranged by family member. Bennette Bagley's papers contain personal correspondence from friends and family members in England wishing her a safe journey to America in 1833, and her will and estate papers of 1888.David M. Bagley's papers include correspondence relating to the Civil War,...
Dates: 1830 - 1932
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photocopies of genealogical information on the John Steward Barry family of White Pigeon and Constantine, Michigan. Barry served two terms and part of a third as Governor of Michigan (1842-1844, 1844-1846, and 1850-1851).
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between members of the Bond and Newcomb families. The majority is addressed to John G. Bond, who moved to Berrien County, Michigan, in 1839. The letters are concerned with news of family and friends. Several letters trace the genealogy of the Bond family in America.
Dates: 1827 - 1855
Scope and Content This collection contains genealogy about the Bradford family and a family tree of the Herkelrath family. Also included are photographs of the Bradford-Mallison family members, one photograph of the Herkelrath family, and an autograph book that belonged to Lillie Mallison.
Dates: 1882-1933, undated
Scope and Contents The Brook family papers consist of photographs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and genealogy notes. The bulk of the collection is photographic material. The majority of the photographic images are of family members but there are photographs of events at Haslett High School and buildings where family members resided. There are six family portrait albums, fourteen cased 19th century photographic portrait images (daguerreo-, ambro-, and tintypes), and over 100 loose photographic images (tintype...
Dates: 1877 - 1984
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 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