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Ypsilanti (Mich.)

Subject Source: Name Authority File

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Taylor papers

Identifier: 00026
Scope and Contents of the Papers The James Taylor papers include correspondence, receipts, and other materials dealing with his business and personal activities. Throughout the correspondence there are numerous letters concerning education, particularly at the college level. One letter, dated February 26, 1865 gives a good account of academic life at the University of Michigan. The collection also contains personal correspondence about life in general. Most of the receipts pertain to Taylor's agricultural implement business...
Dates: 1855 - 1900

Peter Randall letters

Identifier: c-00528
Scope and Contents

This collection includes Civil War letters written by Peter Randall, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, to his wife, Mary while he was serving in the Union Army on February 26, 1864. Peter enlisted in Company F, 6th Michigan Heavy Artillery. Peter never saw combat so his letters describe daily life in Army camps. Also included is a letter of condolence to Mary from Randall's Sergeant.

Dates: 1864

Ypsilanti Farmers' Market records

Identifier: c-00569
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a press kit for the grand opening of the Ypsilanti Farmers' Market in 1979. Included is a brochure describing the market, the location, dates and times. Also included are photographs taken at the farmers' market of vendors and customers; reproductions of photographs of the Michigan Central Railroad depot, grounds and gardens, from the Ypsilanti Historical Museum, ca. 1870 - 1892; and a view of the depot before it was developed into the farmers' market. Some of the...
Dates: 1979