Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Found in 127 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning the Dobbins family of Ionia, Michigan. Included are a few letters, some from William Dobbins, who was a student at the Michigan College of Mining and Technology (1908), and others from members of the family living in Ireland.There are also tax receipts for property in Ionia, other miscellaneous receipts, insurance policies from the German Insurance Company and the Fireman's Insurance Company, report cards of members of...
Dates: 1882 - 1937
Scope and Contents The Don Stevens papers include a variety of materials on higher education, particularly Michigan State University, as well as disputes and conflicts pertaining to it. Some of which includes student protests to campus issues including racial problems, ROTC, and the grape and lettuce boycott. Also in the collection are materials related to labor unions, labor issues and disputes, labor education and legislation, including AFL-CIO statements, magazine articles, speeches, executive board...
Dates: 1944 - 1973
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
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The bulk of the collection consists of postcards of Michigan communities.
Dates: 1905 - 1910
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters received by Emmiline (Emma) Daggett, of Clinton County, Michigan. Emma received letters from her brother Will in the 10th Michigan Cavalry, her cousin George Daggett in the 33rd New York Infantry, and other friends in those regiments. The letters describe the soldiers' experiences but are primarily concerned with home matters. The bulk of the letters are from William Eaegle of the 3rd Michigan Cavalry, who married Emma Daggett in 1864....
Dates: 1861 - 1876
Scope and Contents The papers of Eben Mumford contain case notes, data, and manuscripts of rural communities and land utilization studies of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Professional correspondence, research data, manuscripts, research notes from the agriculture experiment station, standard of living in Michigan projects, the rural church project, and Michigan school districts are also found in Mumford’s papers. Also included are class notes, possibly from classes Mumford taught.The...
Dates: 1915 - 1940
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence and various other papers of Edna Z. Emley (nee Osterrout), of Mason, Michigan, and her family. The earliest letters (1836-1851) are to Bernhard Stohlmann of Allen, Hillsdale County, Michigan, a relative of the paternal great-grandmother of Emley's first husband, Clifford Migrants. Most of these letters are written in German and pertain largely to personal matters of Stohlmann and his friends still living in Germany. This correspondence is not...
Dates: 1836 - 1941
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 Edward K. and Marion M. Sales papers include photographs and postcards from their military training and service during World War I. There are also military-themed World War I era clippings, maps of France, souvenir photograph albums of Germany, and other souvenir publications.Also included in the collection are World War II era materials, such as military pocket guides, Overseas Editions for Armed Services of various publications, and issues of Stars...
Dates: 1917 - 1943
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