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Muskegon (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles J. Monroe papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-1.1.14
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters, notes, reports and maps from Monroe's survey work. Also included are Monroe's notes about bills he introduced in the Michigan State Senate in the 1880s, and a diary kept during a trip to Europe, Egypt and England in 1904.

Dates: 1858 - 1914

Democratic Party campaign materials

 Collection
Identifier: 00034
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Democratic Party campaign materials from 1874 to 1966 including handbills, pamphlets, posters, comic books and programs. Also included are voting tickets for several Lansing, Michigan, area communities, voting information and campaign instructions, and tickets, programs and statements from Democratic conventions, both in Michigan and on a national level. Biographical and political information on Michigan candidates for governor, legislature, and other offices,...
Dates: 1874 - 1966

Hackley and Hume Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00097
Scope and Contents The Hackley and Hume papers contain the business records of several inter-related Michigan-based business firms and some of the private papers of the families of Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume. The papers span the years 1859-1955. The papers document lumbering and lumber investments in Michigan and other states. The papers also document Charles Henry Hackley and Thomas Hume, both prominent timbermen and philanthropists, as well as other family members. Hackley and Hume were active...
Dates: 1859 - 1955

John C. Beukema papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00029
Scope and Contents This collection contains the personal papers of John C. Beukema, the records of the Greater Muskegon Chamber of Commerce for the period 1931-1950, when he was secretary-manager, and papers concerning the St. Lawrence Seaway. "Greater Muskegon" covers Muskegon, North Muskegon, and the Muskegon Heights, Michigan, which were all served by a single Chamber of Commerce. Examples of the Chamber's activities include the formation of a loan agency during the Depression; sponsoring charity drives and...
Dates: 1920 - 1961

Pere Marquette Lumber Company records

 Collection
Identifier: 00031
Scope and Contents of the Records

This collection consists of tax receipts, deeds, ledgers, cash books, correspondence, and miscellaneous legal papers having to do with the Pere Marquette Lumber Company. There is also a journal and cash book of the company store, cash book of the Ludington Water Supply Company, and miscellaneous papers of the Flint & Pere Marquette Railroad.

Dates: 1860 - 1912

Richard Henry Harms papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.159
Scope and Contents The first item is a sixteen page paper entitled “Farmers Versus Scientist: The Samuel Johnson Episode,” which was written by the donor in 1983. It was subsequently published in Michigan History ( vol. 67, no. 4 (July/August 1983): 26-32.) It examines the controversy surrounding Samuel Johnson, who was Professor of Practical Agriculture at Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) 1879-1889. At issue was Johnson’s competency to teach the...
Dates: 1983 - 1984

Virgil and Hazel Egolf diaries

 Collection
Identifier: 00179
Scope and Contents

The diaries are broken into two groups: Virgil Egolf's diaries and Hazel (Fox) Egolf's diaries. The entries for some years are incomplete and some diaries contain more than one year. The diaries consist of entries about their day to day affairs. There is very little personal information or information about world events. Virgil's diaries do not contain entries about his war experience, although it is mentioned briefly a few times before he goes off to war.

Dates: 1941 - 1967