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Berrien County (Mich.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

Berrien County train tickets

Identifier: c-00382
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of miscellaneous tickets, most of them for railroad use. There are tickets from the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway Company, Michigan Central Rail Road; Peoples Transit Company; Chicago & Michigan Lake Shore Rail Road; The North-Western Line; Chicago & North-Western Railway. Also there is a lottery ticket and advertisements for the Railroad Hotel of Detroit and Pan American Exposition souvenirs.

Dates: 1868 - 1918

Berrien County World War I collection

Identifier: c-00211
Scope and Contents

This collection of World War I materials contains printed materials relating to war bonds and stamps, draft registration, alien enemy registration, and rationing.

Dates: 1917 - 1920

Bond family papers

Identifier: c-00234
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence between members of the Bond and Newcomb families. The majority is addressed to John G. Bond, who moved to Berrien County, Michigan, in 1839. The letters are concerned with news of family and friends. Several letters trace the genealogy of the Bond family in America.

Dates: 1827 - 1855

Chamberlain family papers

Identifier: UA-1.1.12
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family correspondence, documents, and business records, particularly relating to Henry Chamberlain. Included are genealogies of the Chamberlain, Langdon, Woodward and Wheelock families.The letters in the early years of the collection relate to the migration of the family westward to Ohio, and then to Michigan. There is an 1830 agreement in which certain New Hampshire citizens sponsor William Chamberlain to go and scout the area above the Ohio River for...
Dates: 1795 - 1931

Crosby family papers

Identifier: c-00268
Scope and Contents The Crosby family papers consist primarily of diaries kept by family members in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Michigan. Hale E. and Mary Chamberlain Crosby, who lived in Concord, New Hampshire and later Ashby, Massachusetts, kept a journal recording their work, their religious and social activities. The Crosbys moved with Mary's parents, the Chamberlains, to New Buffalo, Michigan in 1844.Their son, J. Birney Crosby, was sent from Michigan to Massachusetts in 1860 to attend...
Dates: 1838 - 1900

Daniel Savage papers

Identifier: c-00026
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of annual receipts (1856-1914), paid by Daniel Savage for land in Berrien County, Michigan.

Dates: 1856 - 1914

Dorothy Payne collection

Identifier: 00274
Content Description The collection consists of materials Dorothy Manning Payne collected about Benjamin Fish and other historical topics. The collection is organized into materials related to Benjamin Fish and general historical materials. The Benjamin Fish materials contain personal as well as professional correspondence, contracts and deeds, and receipts. The historical materials include receipts for goods shipped by boat, an Ann Arbor Mineral Springs ticket, a printed booklet titled "A Brief Narrative of the...
Dates: 1839 - 1900

Education certificates

Identifier: c-00381
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of several educational certificates. Included are teacher's certificates of Mary Davidson, Berrien County, Michigan (1866) and Nebraska (1884); a teacher's license (1885), La Porte County, Indiana, of Maurice Parker; a teacher's contract (1902), Three Oaks Township, Berrien County, of Osker Wright; and a certificate of promotion from the ninth to the tenth grade (1905), Three Oaks, Michigan, of John Duncan.

Dates: 1866 - 1905

Frank D. Noggle papers

Identifier: c-00066
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a mimeographed copy of a history of Galien, Berrien County, Michigan, compiled by Frank D. Noggle. The history describes early industries, education, railroading, land use and development in the period 1828-1879. It also includes biographical sketches of some early settlers. In addition, Noggle discusses the local Pottawatomi Indians, who reluctantly gave up their land rights in 1833 and were finally expelled from the area in 1838.

Dates: 1959

Friedel family papers

Identifier: c-00270
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two deeds for property owned by members of the Friedel family in Berrien County, Michigan.

Dates: 1854, 1874