Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Materials in this collection consist of correspondence, replies to invitations, cards of delegates who attended, programs and miscellaneous papers pertaining to specific events, various newspapers (primarily Michigan) from early 1907, and a certificate of congratulation (1907).
The collection also contains postcards and photographs.
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.
The collection consists of Amos Franklin's diary (January 1 to December 31, 1865). He lived in Michigan and was probably a carpenter. His diary entries are fairly brief and primarily discuss his daily activities and his jobs.
The collection contains a bound, photocopied version of Anthos’ original scrapbook. The scrapbook contains fun facts about Michigan and a general overview of Michigan’s past including historical and geographical facts. Facts are grouped together under several titles. A sample of the trivia-like facts include: “150 Persons with Michigan Ties,” “Michigan’s Largest Communities,” and “Michigan’s Tallest Television Towers.”
The Booth Newspaper collection contains clipping files on a variety of subjects related to Michigan including politics, education, public issues, and Michigan's athletic teams the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions. Also included are files containing articles written by specific authors including Ansar Khan, Chuck Carlton, Steve Grinczel, Danny Knobler, Tom Kowalski, Roger Green, Rick Haglund, and Ed Hoogterp. The clippings come from newspapers managed by Booth Newspaper Service.
This collection consists of a partial copy of "John Hamilton, yeoman of Concord; sketches of ten generations of one branch of the Hamilton family in America, 1658-1958." The genealogy, prepared by Charles Walter Hamilton, also includes biographical sketches of several family members who settled in Michigan in the 1860s and 1870s. Over half the original pages are missing from this copy.
This collection consists of materials from volunteer relief efforts for various counties in Michigan (1864-1867). Documents include a relief roll recording payments made to families of men serving in the army during the Civil War and later, as well as several letters applying for such aid.
The records consist of course announcements, water conservation and water rights reports and publications, and article relating to water by Clifford R. Humphrys. Also included are publications about topics such as urban and city planning, rural development, community development, rural development, and population in Michigan.