Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Oral History This collection is an oral history of hardwood logging in and around Benzie County, Michigan from 1890 to 1920. A good description of the work and life of loggers, cooks, and other employees of logging camps in Northern Michigan was obtained through taped interviews with the following people: Bob Bailey (1885- ) James Bargerstock (1872-1972) Mrs. Bargerstock ( )Lloyd Bates (1879-1974) Claude Carrier ( )...
Dates: 1890 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1973
Scope and Contents The collection consists of postcards from the turn of the twentieth century. These postcards feature photographs of Native Americans, mainly of individuals in ceremonial dress. The postcards are arranged by tribe, when known. Postcards with no known tribal affiliation are separated by the category of the picture or in some cases by the title of the postcard when there are no other similar images. There is also a letter to Hixson from George Cornell of the Michigan State University Native...
Dates: 1896 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1906
Scope and Contents The William Raven papers consist of correspondence related his job as an Agricultural Extension Agent. The correspondence consists of letters to Raven requesting information, replies to his letters, a few letters from his superiors, and some letters relating to his duties as an agent. There are also a few letters in the collection from Raven himself. The Raven family materials folder contains copies of genealogical information on Edwin Morse who was Paulina Raven's husband, newspaper articles...
Dates: 1913 - 1915, 1981, Undated
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 477
Scope and Contents William G. Lockwood collection of Romani Ethnology and Gypsy stereotypes contains several thousand books and periodicals, numerous visual depictions, over a thousand sound recordings, and several hundred examples of sheet music exploring the representation of Romani and Gypsy stereotypes. The William G. Lockwood Collection of Romani Ethnology and Gypsy Stereotypes is as geographically diverse as the Roma themselves, with publications from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Dates: 1899 - 1998
Scope and Contents The William J. Beal papers consist of correspondence, publications, and materials relating to his work as a student at Harvard University. The material from Beal's years at Harvard includes course notes on anatomy, geology and ornithology as well as a detailed journal which Beal wrote in 1862. This journal includes comments on individuals as well as events of the period.The correspondence is not extensive but contains several letters from Asa Gray as well as a typescript copy of a...
Dates: 1859 - 1940
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection is composed of letters Carpenter received and duplicates of many of those that he sent. Many of them are of an essentially personal nature. In later life he became particularly interested in family genealogy and many letters were written and received on this subject.Included in the collection are a number of writings by Carpenter relating his experiences as a lawyer and judge. References to Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University)...
Dates: 1851 - 1950
Scope and Content This collection consists of memorial books, correspondence, diaries, notebooks, school materials, scrapbooks, Elsie Zee’s teaching materials, family photographs, and genealogical papers. James Wilmer Zee and Elsie Schober Zee’s courtship love letters are also included. There are also post-World War II letters to Elsie Schober Zee and William (Wilhelm) Schober from family members in Germany and from former German P.O.W.s who worked for the Zees. The letters are in German. Many were translated...
Dates: 1908 - 1987