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Preston J. McCreary Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: A-4160
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of 0.25 cubic feet and consists of one justice ledger from Preston J. McCreary that ranges from 1837-1850.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1837-1850

R. E. Fair Christmas Card

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4303
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a Christmas card from R.E. Fair Ford Products in Kalamazoo dating from approximately 1920.Graphics printed on one side of the card contain imagery of a Model-T Ford automobile in black ink, holly leaf sprigs printed in color, and “Christmas Greetings” printed in color as well. The main text of the card is printed smaller in black below the graphic and contains a statement of appreciation, most likely towards Fair’s loyal customers. Below the main...
Dates: approximately 1920

R. H. C. Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-exws_davis
Abstract

Notebooks of R.H.C. Davis (1918-1991), British medieval historian, which contain handwritten research notes, sketches, photos and ephemera relating to medieval architectural and archaeological sites in the United Kingdom, Europe, North Africa and the Near East, taken throughout his entire career.

Dates: 1773-1990; Majority of material found within Bulk 1938-1990; Other: Date acquired: 01/24/2007

Ralph Cook Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4256
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one bound book containing letters from 1942-1945 by Dr. Ralph Cook (1881-1959) from Kalamazoo Michigan.The letters consist of correspondence between staff at Borgess and Bronson Hospitals and Dr. Clark and updates from Kalamazoo Academy members that were serving overseas during World War Two, local news, workplace chatter.The contents of letters consisted of correspondence and updates on various procedures and practices between doctors...
Dates: 1942-1945

Ralph E. Oakland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4354
Abstract

The collection is composed of 2 boxes filled with 21 folders of books, magazines, newspapers, brochures, correspondences, history, and other papers regarding the Checker Cab Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan from its start in 1921 to its bankruptcy in 2010.

Dates: approximately 1921-2010

Reburn's Drug Store

 Collection
Identifier: A-3790
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one Dr. Caldwell’s Christian Home Entertainer booklet from 1912 and a deck of eight Numerical Mind Reader cards circa. 1904, both which were sold at Reburn’s Drug Store located at the corner of Main and Rose Streets in Kalamazoo, Michigan. William Warren Reburn Bio William Warren Reburn was born on February 22, 1876 in Allamakee County, Iowa. He married Anna Phoebe Bulman (b. June 15, 1878) on January 1, 1901...
Dates: 1904

Regal Engine Company Booklet

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4289
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a single booklet from approximately 1915 from the Regal Gasoline Engine Company in Coldwater, Michigan. The contents of the booklet feature typed descriptions of engines or materials, complete with black and white drawings of each, and graphs depicting information such as price and dimension.

Dates: approximately 1915

Regent Theatre Programs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4307
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of twenty programs from the Regent Theater in Kalamazoo ranging from 1919 to 1930.

Dates: 1919-1930

Religious Council

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/69
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for the Religious Council (40/69).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1961

Rena Bestervelt Henshaw Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4083
Scope and Contents The diary was written by Rena Bestervelt Henshaw (1903-1988) who was married to John H. Henshaw (1902-1994.) They had three children: Fred, Linda and Margaret. They got married on November 26, 1926. John H. Henshaw worked as a draftsman from Brown Co. and was a carpenter once he retired in 1966. In 1955, Margaret Henshaw (1939-2014) was diagnosed with polio, which at the time was a devastating disease which had symptoms of paralysis and could be fatal. Margaret’s mother, Rena...
Dates: 1955

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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
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financial records 17
minutes (administrative records) 17
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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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Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
church records 5
clippings (information artifacts) 5
directories 5
family papers 5
journals (accounts) 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
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Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
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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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Kalamazoo County (Mich.) -- History 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Michigan -- Diaries 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Sermons 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
commercial photography 3
design drawings 3
financial statements 3
negatives (photographs) 3
posters 3
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Names
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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