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Archie Royer, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4037
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 letters from Archie Royer, a former circus clown and Van Buren County resident, to his friend and fellow circus performer Bert Cole in New York. The collection also contains two pages of poems apparently composed by Royer, and a drawing with writing in Spanish.The letters in this collection detail Royer’s life on his farm in the 1940s. They range in date from November 1941 to July 1948. They are all addressed to Bert Cole (1875-?), a friend whom...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869-1956

Bert Byron Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3564
Scope and Contents This collection covers the time period during B.B. Davis’ life in the Philippines in the 1930s to mid-1940s. The majority of the collection contains correspondence between B.B. Davis and his wife to family and friends living in and around Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, in particular Areta Williams Hibbard. Many of the letters were written to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lorenzo Hibbard, the latter of whom was a sister to B.B. Davis.The letters from the 1930s give an interesting insight...
Dates: 1930-1940

Betty Beeby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-213
Scope and Contents Most of the correspondence is letters to Norton Pearl, Betty Beeby, and Jane Beeby, but letters to other family members (Ethel, Myrtle, and Dorothy Pearl, etc) are included as well. In addition, the collection also consists of letters to Loran Post, the Dahne family, Henry Graves, the Waite family, and the Yunker family. The diaries belong to John W. Pearl, Norton Pearl (ranging from 1890 to1954), Alice Pearl, and Myrtle Pearl. The bulk of the photographs are from Glacier National Park and...
Dates: 1820-1970

Cecil Wyman collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4016
Abstract

The collection contains the checks and payment records from Porter Township, done by the Township Treasurer Cecil Wyman (1885-1970) from 1922-1924.

Dates: 1922-1924

Charity Potter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3699
Scope and Contents The letter is from Charity Potter to Emma Clarke sent on July 30th, 1909. Clarke appears to be Charity’s cousin. The letter starts with Charity telling Emma she is sorry for the loss of a close loved one, likely either Emma’s son or husband. Charity tries to give Emma advice on mourning and moving on. Later Charity describes a trip she took across the West to visit friends and family. She suggest that they meet with some other people when Emma feels up to it. Charity also mentions that...
Dates: 1909-07-30

Clyde Cory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3869
Abstract

This collection contains letters of correspondence from Clyde Cory to his family and wife while serving in World War I from February 1917 to July 1919.

Dates: 1917-1919

David Brose Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4394
Abstract

This collection is comprised of papers and materials from the Bronson Park 21st Century Campaign in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and related efforts to preserve the Fountain of the Pioneers and teach the history of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish (aka Gun Lake) band of Pottawatomi in the area, dating from 2006 to 2021.

Dates: 2006-2021

David Gernant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2999
Scope and Contents

Personal papers relating to Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1953-1966, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1957-1963, 1991-1992, and Harvard Law School, 1960-1968. Family papers include diary, 1956-1960, photographs, family reminiscences. Gay rights materials include papers from Portland, Oregon and by-laws for Cascade Guild, 1976-1984.

Dates: 1960-2008

Dr. George C. Palmer Letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4352
Scope and Contents

The collection contains an envelope and one letter written by Dr. George C. Palmer in Kalamazoo, Michigan in October of 1866 to his brother Alonzo A. Palmer living in Pendleton Hill, Connecticut.

Dr. Palmer writes about his health and requesting a weekly letter reporting his condition. He writes that his brother has pulmonary weakness and is thinking to advise him to travel west. He also reports his own health is good.

Dates: October 1866

Edward Barton

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3779
Abstract

The collection is composed of photos, magazine articles and materials relating to the Red Brick Inn, Jaycees, sheep farming, 4-h and other facets of Edward Barton’s life. The collection is one cubic foot.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-2015

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minutes (administrative records) 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
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financial records 3
newsletters 3
personal papers 3
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Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 2
account books 2
church records 2
membership lists 2
Acrobats -- Michigan -- Van Buren County 1
Autograph albums 1
Automobiles -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Bakeries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Bowling alleys -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Bronson Park (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Fountain of the Pioneers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Intergovernmental cooperation -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- City Commission -- Elections, 1969 1
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Land trusts -- Michigan 1
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Legal instruments 1
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Match-e-be-nash-she-wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan 1
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Michigan -- History -- 19th century -- Sources 1
Michigan -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Michigan Land Trustees -- History -- Sources 1
Michigan Land Trustees -- Records and correspondence 1
Military law -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Military regulations 1
Military training camps -- Michigan 1
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Military uniforms -- Catalogs 1
Nazareth Academy (Nazareth, Mich.) -- History 1
Nazareth Association (Nazareth, Mich.) -- Records and correspondence 1
Nazareth College (Nazareth, Mich.) -- History 1
Nightclubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Parents’ and teachers’ associations -- Michigan -- Galesburg -- Records and correspondence 1
Paw Paw (Mich.) -- History 1
Plainwell (Mich.) -- History 1
Poetry 1
Portage (Mich.) -- Church history 1
Porter (Mich. : Township) -- Treasurer -- Records and correspondence 1
Postal service -- Michigan -- Saint Joseph County 1
Postcards 1
Potawatomi Indians -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Promotional materials 1
Property records 1
Railroads -- Mergers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Railroads -- Records and correspondence 1
Recipes 1
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Requisitions, Military 1
Roads -- Michigan -- Porter (Township) 1
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Sheep farming 1
Socialism -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence 1
Taxation -- Michigan -- Porter (Township) 1
Uniforms industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories 1
United States. Army. Malaria Survey Unit, 19th 1
Water quality -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 1
Women -- Michigan -- Galesburg -- Societies and clubs 1
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Philippines -- Baguio 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Women 1
agendas (administrative records) 1
annual reports 1
audiotapes 1
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Kalamazoo Central High School 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
Ashley family 1
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Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Boardman, Ann Gilbert 1
Boardman, Gilbert S (Gilbert Simeon), 1833-1917 1
Boardman, S. (Samuel Ward) 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Brady, Christine 1
Bunkers, Suzanne L 1
Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.) 1
Campau family 1
Campau, Edward J., 1916-2007 1
Campau, Elward B., 1919-1998 1
Cash, Sophie, 1834-1932 1
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Clarke, Emma W. 1
Cole, Bert (1875-) 1
Colony Room (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Ralph, 1942-1945 1
Cory, Clyde Vern, 1889-1976 1
Cory, Marguerite (Molly) Bernice Bosworth, 1893-1960 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
Drake, Jane, 1826-1899 1
Dutch Treat Bakery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
ETANDA Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Eat and Dance Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Esch, John 1
Farnsworth, James S., 1907- 1
Farnsworth, Philip M. 1
Faulkner, Myran, 1869- 1
Finch family 1
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Fitch, Asa 1
Fort Custer (Mich.) 1
Frobenius family 1
Frobenius, Frank, 1860-1928 1
Frobenius, Mary Kammerer, 1860-1943 1
Galesburg Parent-Teacher Association (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Gernant, David 1
Graves, Henry S. 1
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 1
Hamill, Ruth Marie Frobenius, 1900-1996 1
Hamptom, Jacob, 1847-1929 1
Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation 1
Harvard Law School 1
Henderson-Ames Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Hershfield Brothers (Department store) 1
Hershfield family 1
Hershfield, David, 1898-1968 1
Hershfield, Harry Aaron, 1870-1945 1
Holder family 1
Hollister, Albert Newcomb, 1874-1914 1
International Association of Administrative Professionals 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Jarvis, Roman I., 1851-1940 1
Kalamazoo County Council of Governments 1
Kalamazoo County Pomona Grange, No. 82 (Kalamazoo County, Michigan) 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kalamazoo National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Public Library 1
Lockwood, Guy H., 1870-1947 1
Lovell, Myron A., 1818-1905 1
Markin, Morris 1
Marshall, Don 1
Michigan Central Railroad Company 1
Michigan Land Trustees 1
Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance 1
Michigan State Troops. Regiment, 2nd. Company C 1
Michigan. National Guard 1
Morris, Edward, 1918-1991 1
Morris, Harold, 1925-2009 1
Morris, Lillian V. Steinbauer, 1890-1985 1
Morris, Richard B., 1891-1974 1
Morris, Richard E., 1916-1987 1
Morris, Robert S., 1923-1945 1
Morris, Walter G., 1921-2011 1
National Secretaries Association (International) 1
National Secretaries Association (U.S.). Kalamazoo Chapter 1
Oakland, Ralph E., 1899-1980 1
Oakwood School District, Kalamazoo County, Mich. 1
Page, Anna May Murphy, 1857-1936 1
Page, Luella Wallace, 1899-1985 1
Page, Murray, 1881-1972 1
Page, William, 1857-1913 1
Palmer, George Culver, 1839-1894 1
Parks, Floyd 1
Pearl family 1
Pearl, Norton, 1878-1960 1
Pere Marquette Railroad 1
Popke Family Otsego Scholarship Fund 1
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