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Esther Lane

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3996
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of Esther Lane (1921-2010) and class composites from when she taught early elementary in Parchment, Michigan (1945-1980).

Dates: 1937-1980

Esther Meachum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3708
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a certificate of achievement for Esther Meachum issued in 1916. The certificate was presented to Esther when she was likely still in Elementary school. The award was for having no tardies or absences in the Spring of 1916. She attended school in District 1 in the township of Arlington in Van Buren Country.

Dates: 1916

Esther Morris Rasmussen

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1584
Scope and Contents Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1930-1980

Facsimile Leaves Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-exws_facsleaves
Abstract

Loose facsimile leaves distributed as samples from vendors. Reproductions from various medieval and Early Modern texts.

Dates: 1996-2013; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1995

Farmer Laborer Diary Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3549
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of a lumberman from 1868, and contains information regarding his daily routine, as well as his business dealings with local farmers and business associates. The diary owner appears to have either owned a small farm himself, or served as a temporary laborer on other farms in the area (he also seems to have owned small amounts of livestock). The diary also suggests that he had an intimate business relationship with a local farmer named Jacob Ulrich, and his...
Dates: 1868

Farrell Products Company Ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4283
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one black leather-bound ledger from Farrell Products Company in Dowagiac, MI. The ledger contains the company by-laws, records of meeting minutes, and records of stockholders and stockholder meetings. The entries in the ledger range from 1923 to 1925.

Dates: approximately 1923-1925

Featherbone Company Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1572
Scope and Contents Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1835-1934

Ferris Wilcox Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3991
Scope and Contents

The children sketched on some of the pages were probably Rhea and Martha Mcewen, the daughters of H. C. Mcewen. H. C. Mcewen worked for the public highways in Leonidas in 1888. They signed her name to a few pages. Rhea Mcewen was born in 1912 and Martha Mcewen was born in 1914, both in Leonidas, Michigan.

Dates: 1888

Fine Press Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_fpephemera
Abstract

Ephemera and documents from numerous American fine presses of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Samples of presswork from Arion, Bergamot, Black Sparrow, Bloodroot, Janus, Kat Ran, Ninja, Sutton Hoo and many more presses.

Dates: 1973-2005; Majority of material found within 1990-2005

First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-67
Abstract

The collection is composed of one weekly bulletin, one program and one commemorative booklet-program from the First Baptist Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The materials range from 1911 to 1998.

Dates: 1911-1998

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 528
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Diaries 50
Letters 37
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ledgers (account books) 29
newsletters 29
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 28
Personal correspondence 26
Programs 21
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 18
Scrapbooks 18
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financial records 17
minutes (administrative records) 17
Pamphlets 15
black-and-white photographs 15
account books 14
Menus 12
Certificates 11
Advertisements 10
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 10
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
records (documents) 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Postcards 8
brochures 8
Catalogs 7
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
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bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
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annual reports 5
church records 5
clippings (information artifacts) 5
directories 5
family papers 5
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notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
cabinet photographs 4
color photographs 4
estate records 4
personal papers 4
reports 4
school records 4
tax records 4
African Americans -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
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Blueprints 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Cistercians 3
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Graphic arts 3
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Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
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Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Michigan -- Diaries 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
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Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Sermons 3
Tuberculosis 3
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Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
commercial photography 3
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Upjohn Company 5
Kalamazoo Public Library 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Michigan Female Seminary 2
Packard, Cullen C., 1839-1898 2
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Agape Christian Student Fellowship (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Carriage Company 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Arion Press 1
Aseltine, Elmer A. (Elmer Adelbert), 1865-1946 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
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