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The Hurtt Family

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3349
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one sepia-toned cabinet card, 4 ¼”x6 ½” of three children, two girls and one boy, and one adult male, all holding musical instruments. The photograph is identified as "The Hurtt Family." Local photographer C.C. Packard took the photograph and his name is at the bottom of the photograph.

Dates: ca. 1886

The Martha Gilmore Parfet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3505
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Holy Bible belonging to William and Carrie Sherwood Gilmore Upjohn and two Cottage Bibles belonging to Maria and Cyrus Sherwood.The Cottage Bible was first printed in London in 1825-27 and was reprinted many times. Rev. William Patton (1798-1879) added extensive notes and edited the American edition, where it was first published in 1833-34. The Bible was primarily designed for home use, and a home Bible study today is still sometimes called a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909, 1957

The Mechanics’ Institute Flyer

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4314
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one flyer from The Mechanic’s Institute of Kalamazoo, dating from 1882.The flyer details a series of lectures at the Mechanics’ Institute at Institute Hall located at N. Burdick St. Some topics are listed such as “Socrates,” “Epochs of National Life,” and “Gladstone.” Two additional lectures are listed (Spoken by Hon. Charles S. May and Edwin M. Irish, respectively) with subjects and dates to be announced. On the bottom margin of the page, tickets...
Dates: 1882

The Peter C. Schram Company papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4266
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of twelve issues of The Perfect Home distributed by P. C. Schram Company Subdivides and Home Builders based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The issues range from July, 1937 through May 1938.The contents of the magazine seem to be largely generic, providing different articles about house types and trends. The front cover showcases a Kalamazoo house, and the back cover contains localized ads. Various houses for sale depicted on the front include architectural...
Dates: July 1937- May 1938

The Phyllis Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3649
Scope and Contents This scrapbook belonged to a Muskegon, Michigan native named Phyllis Anderson, born in 1936. She chronologically recorded her years at Muskegon “Bunker” Junior High from 1947-1950 to the end of her Senior High year at Muskegon Senior High from 1950-1951. Anderson included cut-outs from the Junior High School’s newspaper The Sand Dune and Muskegon’s newspaper The Muskegon Chronicle, various photographs, play and choir programs, educational awards, personal letters, and school ephemera for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974-1951

The Shadow Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_shadow
Abstract

Press kit for the 1994 Universal Studios film, The Shadow, starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone and Penelope Ann Miller, and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The archive alsos includes four issues of the detective fiction serial The Shadow published the 1930s and 1940s.

Dates: 1932-1994

The William and Melinda Lawrence papers

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Identifier: RH-A-3662
Scope and Contents

This collection encompasses the financial information of William and Melinda Lawrence from 1882-1906 in Galesburg and Kalamazoo Michigan. Financial information includes business-related receipts as well as rent that Melinda received. Personal financial information includes bills from a grocer, a tailor, and a luxury car establishment. Other financial statements and bills include utilities, tax forms, insurance, correspondence, and a contract with the Dodge Plow Company.

Dates: 1882-1906

The Woman’s Veteran Relief Union Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3861
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one booklet titled “The Book of Presidents” compiled in 1905 by the Woman’s Veteran Relief Union of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates: Publication: 1905

Theophilus Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3374
Scope and Contents The ledger book dates from 1906 to 1922 and is an alphabetical listing of Taylor’s customers. There is an A-Z index in the front listing the companies and individuals along with the pages numbers. Some companies he dealt with include American Express Company, Banner Laundry, Charles Clarage, Gilmore Brothers Department Store, William E. Hill and Company, Kalamazoo Fire Department, Kalamazoo Ice and Fuel Company, Kalamazoo Lumber Company, Kalamazoo Sled Company, C. Leundyke, Michigan Asylum...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1922

Thimble Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4193
Scope and Contents

This collection is consists of material from the Thimble Club from 1905-1960 located in Galesburg Michigan. The material includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and meeting ledgers.

Dates: 1905-1960

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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
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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
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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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Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 4
Small presses 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
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
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
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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