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Detroit (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Bagg family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00251
Scope and Contents The Bagg family papers contain a letter of welcome from residents of Savannah, Georgia, to George Washington, during his visit to Savannah in 1791. Also included are letters to Dr. Joseph Bagg and his wife, Eliza, of Detroit, Michigan. Two letters from Eliza's sister, Abby Billings, send family news and complain about housework (1843, 1844). A letter from the Baggs' son-in-law, W.G. Austin, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, describes the presidential election of 1844. School compositions by the Baggs'...
Dates: 1791, 1839-1844, 1878

Calvert Lithographing Company pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: c-00221
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a pamphlet published by the Calvert Lithographing Company of Detroit, Michigan. The pamphlet focuses on the production of can labels and includes samples of labels.

Dates: undated

Community Development Programs records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-3.3.1
Scope and Contents The records of the Institute of Community Development include papers and reports on Michigan police departments; studies on various topics of Michigan communities and community development agencies; and guides, handbooks, and reports pertaining to Michigan local government. Of particular interest: a study on the economic feasibility of the proposed Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore (1961), the preliminary report of the Upper Peninsula Authority for Regional Development (1962), a paper...
Dates: 1957 - 1973

Davis B. Hillmer collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00615
Scope and Contents

The David B. Hillmer Collection contains 97 photographs primarily of Detroit buildings, street scenes, retail interiors, and retail window displays. J.L. Hudson Company comprises the bulk of the retail collection.

Dates: 1920 - 1960

Detroit Gazette collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00292
Scope and Contents

This collection contains microflim of volumes 1-13 (1817-1830) of the Detroit Gazette, a French-English weekly newspaper published in Detroit by John P. Sheldon and Ebenezer Reed. The editors were also the public printers for the territory.

Dates: 1817 - 1830

Edward E. Kinney papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.29
Scope and Contents The Edward E. Kinney papers consist of five items, including letter of recommendation for E. E. Kinney to the Michigan State Board of Registration, a letter from the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company, one letter to Kinney from a Michigan Agricultural College (now Michigan State University) graduate and one from a former colleague at M.A.C., and a 1948 magazine article about the school of Electrical Engineering at Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in which...
Dates: 1938 - 1975

Edward G. Granger papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.56
Scope and Contents Edward Granger's papers consist of a diary and a scrapbook. The first portion of his diary (November 29, 1858 – February 20, 1859) was written while Granger was attending Michigan Agricultural College. He discusses classes, work assignments, daily routine, and recreation. The second portion (January 1, 1860 – February 1860) was written while living with his parents in Detroit, Michigan. He describes in great detail his daily routine, reporting on his classes, work assignments, and...
Dates: 1858 - 1860

Elisha Cross papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00537
Scope and Contents

The Elisha Cross papers include an illustrated physics manual given to Cross in 1832 by John B. Calhoun ("President of the Moulders of the Howell Works Co."). Cross and his daughter, Susan, used the manual for a personal journal, scrapbook and botanical notebook (including plant specimens). The papers also contain a photographic copy of a drawing of the Hance farm and documents related to real estate Cross owned in the Detroit area.

Dates: 1832-1892, 1903

General Land Office records

 Collection
Identifier: UA-28.17
Scope and Contents

The microfilm contains the Register's Monthly Abstract of Agricultural College Scrip Entries in Michigan at: Traverse City, 1864 and 1867; Ionia, 1864-1870; Detroit, 1864-1872; Marquette, 1864-1883, East Saginaw, 1864-1881. The entries are for colleges in: Connecticut, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Maine, Maryland, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island.

Dates: 1864 - 1883

Henry T. Ewald papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00032
Scope and Contents The papers of Henry T. Ewald, co-founder (1911, with Frank Campbell) of Campbell-Ewald Company, Inc. a Detroit, Michigan Advertising Agency. Upon Campbell's retirement in 1917, Ewald became President and Chairman of the Board, serving as such until his death in 1953. Under Ewald's leadership, the agency expanded, setting up branches in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas and other cities, and had as clients such companies as General Motors, Burroughs Corporations, Detroit...
Dates: 1911 - 1961