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Sheckles Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3636
Scope and Contents This travel diary is written by the mother of the Sheckles family. The Sheckles family left Dowagiac, Michigan, on May 26, 1950 and traveled in their car nicknamed the chief. The family would either camp or stay in a motel each night on their trip. On this trip it is the mother Marguerite Sheckles, the daughter Backus, and two sons Loyd nicknamed Loydie and John nickname Johnnie. They travel down to Texas to visit their grandmother who is Marguerite’s mother. The grandmother owned a 650 acre...
Dates: 1950

Sheffer Family Reunion Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4259
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one composition book with reports of the Sheffer Family Reunion, a family from Southwest Michigan dating back as early as 1886. The contents of the book are reports written by the yearly rotating secretary in charge of the Sheffer Reunions and included information such as what happened, who attended, and any significant/important events.

Dates: 1886

Shepard Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3642
Abstract

This collection contains letters addressed to the Shepard family, Hattie and Esther, a mother and daughter. These letters come from various people and are from 1920’s to the 1940’s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop Menus

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4334
Scope and Contents This is a collection of three daily specials menus from Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop from circa 1935-1936. Founded by Roy A. Shrank (who also founded Shrank’s Cafeteria in Battle Creek in 1932) the restaurant was located at 111 Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.These daily special menus advertise Shrank’s Supper Specials. The first special is given the heading “EXTRA SPECIAL SUPPER” and the other items are under the heading “SPECIAL PLATE.” An example of a special plate is:...
Dates: approximately 1935-1939

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/77
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for Sigma Alpha Epsilon (40/77).

Dates: 1975

Sigma Alpha Iota

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/32

Sigma Gamma Rho

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/114
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for Sigma Gamma Rho (40/114).

Dates: 1978

Sigma Phi Epsilon

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/19
Dates: Record Keeping: 1950-2011

Sister Jane Patricia Freeland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: exws-sisterjanepatriciafreeland
Scope and Contents The collection documents the academic work and education of Sister Jane P. Freeland, who was a nun, lover of music, and a medieval scholar recognized worldwide as the translator of medieval religious works never before available in English. The vast majority of the items are drafts of her translations and notebooks full of her jottings. She particularly loved medieval songs and hymns of Abelard.The collections also contains personal material including correspondence with her home...
Dates: approximately 1970s-2010s

SmartShop Metalworking School and Art Gallery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3476
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of SmartShop Metal Arts Center, which operated from 2002 until its closing in 2010. Records of SmartShop Metal Arts Center (SMAC), also called SmartShop Metal Arts Collective include handwritten notes; receipts; Articles of Incorporation, 2004, 2008; by-laws, 2008; board records; contracts; and information on fundraisers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2002-2010

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 528
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Subject
Diaries 50
Letters 37
Correspondence 34
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
Business records 17
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
Ephemera 6
Promotional materials 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
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Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Poetry 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
Serial publications 5
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
Publishers and publishing 4
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 4
Small presses 4
Theater Programs 4
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
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Blueprints 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Cistercians 3
Diplomas 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
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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German 1
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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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