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Railroads -- Michigan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred L. Williams family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00504
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters from members of the Alfred L. Williams family of Owosso, Michigan.Most of the letters were written to Alfred L. Williams' daughter, Clara, by her sisters. The letters discuss pioneer life, the problems of being a single girl, hired help and treating illness with various home remedies. Also discussed are the development of the town, social life in Owosso and the Wesener fire in 1885, in which the block between Washington and Main streets burned....
Dates: 1885 - 1925

Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association newsletter

 Collection
Identifier: c-00521
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the Ann Arbor Railroad Technical and Historical Association Newsletter which serves as the Association's official publication.

Dates: 1978 - 1997

Clarence H. Judson papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-10.3.126
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Clarence Judson's letters to his family, written during his years at Michigan Agricultural College. The letters describe his classes, activities, and financial situation, his experiences as a teacher during school breaks, the class strike of 1886, and a visit to the Capitol in Lansing. The collection also includes an autobiography, family history materials, genealogical charts, school records, diaries from 1888 to 1902, and a notebook Judson kept while...
Dates: 1874 - 2001

Edmund A. Calkins papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-10.3.419
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several scrapbooks containing newspaper articles of Franklin D. Roosevelt's private and political life from 1934 to 1940. There is also a Vermontville School Register (1891-1895), a booklet containing teacher contracts in Eaton County, financial records, data pertaining to Michigan railroads, Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1907 Handbook, and diaries dating from 1908 to 1933,.

Dates: 1859 - 1940

Eugene L. Huddleston papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.299
Scope and Content

This collection contains a six-page account of a fall tour (October 15-17, 1982) of northern Michigan by Eugene Huddleston. Huddleston describes the railroad and equipment used for the tour, and various scenic areas visited during the trip. Also included is a draft of Huddleston's article "Moving Pere Marquette 1225 from East Lansing to Owosso" from February 22, 1983 and a photograph of a Pere Marquette Pacific train taken in 1948.

Dates: 1948 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983

Frank D. Noggle papers

 Collection
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

Fred Van Antwerp collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00619
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of postcards of Sunfield, Michigan, circa 1930s.

Dates: circa 1930s

Henry Waldron papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00005
Scope and Contents The Henry Waldron papers include correspondence, financial statements and speeches covering the years 1832-1881.There is much material of general historical interest scattered throughout the collection. Most of it relates to Hillsdale County, Michigan. There are several items of particular historical interest. There are two letters dated May 1838 from Henry W. Johnson and Stephen Brophy, Patriot invaders, then in Toronto Prison. There is a letter dated October 24, 1871 from the...
Dates: 1832 - 1881

Joseph and Richard M. Hoar papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00004
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, papers, and books of Joseph and Richard M. Hoar. The Mssrs. Hoar were brothers, born in England in the early nineteenth century. Joseph emigrated to the United States first (the exact date is unknown), and entered the general merchandise business in Houghton (Houghton County), Michigan. Richard M. Hoar emigrated to Toronto, Canada, in 1854 and in 1859 moved to Houghton where he and Joseph formed a dry goods business under the name of J. Hoar and...
Dates: 1859 - 1912

Joseph Canavan reminiscences

 Collection
Identifier: c-00039
Scope and Contents

In these reminiscences, Joseph Canavan recalls some of his experiences as a fireman for the Pere Marquette Railway Company (ca.1920). Canavan discusses his work, problems and conditions during a number of railroad trips in Southwestern Michigan.

Dates: undated