Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various materials concerning stock breeding and related interests of the Clapp family in southeastern Michigan. Materials in the collection relating to the stock breeding activities of Nathan A. Clapp on his farm near Wixom in Oakland County reflect the early development in Michigan of an interest in purebred stock during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Of particular interest is a handwritten draft of a speech delivered by Mr. Clapp in 1886 or 1888 to...
Dates: 1857 - 1955
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 the...
Dates: 1847 - 2007
Scope and Contents The Edward H. Ryder collection contains correspondence, travel information from his trip around the world in 1923 and personal remembrances, including memorials and programs. Also found in the collection are materials pertaining to his wife, Georgia Smyth Ryder. The collection also contains correspondence to and from both Edward and Georgia Ryder. It includes copies of their original birth certificates as well as their obituaries. The bulk of the material relates to Edward Ryder and his...
Dates: 1854 - 1955
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 131 postcards received at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) from 1895 to 1904. The postcards are addressed to professors and other people such as H. W. Mumford, L. R. Taft, Clinton D. Smith, R. H. Petit, J. D. Towar, Arthur Bird, D. W. Trine, as well as to the Agricultural Experiment Station. The postcards contain requests for information about crops or fruit, subscriptions for the Farm Home Reading Circle, inspections for certification...
Dates: 1895 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1904
Scope and Contents The collection contains college memorabilia collected by Esther M. Rehkopf. This includes a postcard of the Eunomian House, 1919-1920 YMCA Handbook from Michigan Agricultural College, and a 1921 commencement program. The memorabilia also includes the M.A.C. Catalog for 1917-1918, the college handbook for 1920-1921, student directories for 1917 through 1920, rules for women, regulations for undergraduate students, an M.A.C. souvenir booklet, The Holcad newsletter, athletics schedules, and...
Dates: 1917 - 1921
Scope and Contents This collection consists of postcards of campus, three diplomas, correspondence.
Dates: 1908 - 1958
Scope and Contents The Ezra Wilson scrapbook contains postcards, tickets, programs relating to activities at the Phi Delta Literary Society (Phi Delta Theta Fraternity) and at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University), and photographs of friends and campus life. A report card dated 1914 lists Wilson's classes and standings to that date.
Dates: 1911-1915, 1920
Scope and Content The collection consists of photographs from Thompson's years as a Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) student (1913-1916) and his career as a forester in the 1930s. The M.A.C. photographs include group shots of the Forestry Club, Thompson studying, Class Rush events, and Forestry Club Summer Camp. There are also images of campus buildings including the Engineering Building fire, baseball, football and track and field images, and images of the band. The photographs...
Dates: 1912 - 1939