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Edward J. Campau Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3962
Scope and Contents This collection contains various personal correspondence and military related documents pertaining to Edward J. Campau and/or his family members. The majority of the collection spans the years 1928 to 1950. The majority of the collection consists of personal correspondence belonging to Edward J. Campau, a descendent of Louis Campau, pioneer and founder of Grand Rapids, Michigan. A section of the collection consists of personal correspondence belonging to Elward B. Campau, Edward’s younger...
Dates: 1928-1950

Edward Snyder Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3935
Scope and Contents The Kalamazoo Creamery Company began in 1904 moving into the former Kalamazoo Sanitary Milk Company building located on North Church Street. However, the company moved in 1906 to 412-418 E. South Street. Between 1917 and 1919 Kalamazoo Creamery purchased the Kalamazoo Brewery and moved into that building located at 718 Lake Street on the corner of Portage St. In 1965 the Creamery sold their bottled milk, cottage cheese and ice cream concerns. The company was sold in 1970 to the Independent...
Dates: August 4, 1930

Edward Vincent Records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4331
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the home, located at 5315 Angling Road in Portage, MI, of Kalamazoo real-estate developer Edward (E.C.) Vincent (1879-1946).The blueprints in this collection are from c. 1940 when his home was being designed. The original architect of the home is unknown but the designs were found in materials relating to George Sprau Jr. The construction of the home was complete in 1945. The house still stands today, having been renovated at some...
Dates: approximately 1940

Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3264
Abstract

The collection is composed of materials from the Edwards and Chamberlin Hardware Company, a Kalamazoo firm in business from 1889 until 1931. The materials date from 1911 until 1931.

Dates: 1911-1931

Elaine Scheifele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3891
Scope and Contents

Prior to her wedding during World War II, Elaine was given the duties of Kalamazoo City Civilian Defense Air Raid Warden for Zone 5, Sector 529. In the course of the execution of her duties she compiled this book. The book details the structures on Bryant Street and Lane Blvd, as well as the occupants of those structures. The two streets are approximately one block apart.

Dates: 1942

Elizabeth Dewing Todd Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-368
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of items relating to the Dewing, Chapin and Todd families from the years 1828 to 1970.The papers of Paul H. Todd Sr. (1887 – 1969) and Elizabeth Dewing Todd (1898 – 1976) are related to their involvement in Kalamazoo, Michigan, civic, business, and political activities. Paul H. Todd Sr. served as Mayor and as City Commissioner in Kalamazoo c. 1920s – 1940s. The ships logs and journals of William S. Dewing are from his time as an officer on...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1828-1970

Ella Sheldon Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3395
Abstract

The collection is composed of one five-year diary owned by Ella Sheldon Rogers (1874-1944) who spent the last 14 years of her life in the Michigan cities of Kalamazoo and Delton. The collection additionally has two letters from Ella's son-in-law Leon Leonard, a diploma for her daughter Eloyse Rogers Leonard, their marriage certificate and a family cookbook compiled for Eloyse Rogers Leonard along with a few single sheets.

Dates: 1919-1949

Ellen Wilson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3519
Scope and Contents At the time the diary was written, Ellen lived with her husband, father, daughter, and two granddaughters in Pittsford, MI. The family owned a farm that they rented out to the Marlow family.Ellen and her family must have just recently moved to Pittsford, because in the 1900 census, they were living in Toledo, Ohio. Agnes and her husband were living in Sandusky, Ohio. Her daughter, Agnes (who is listed as Ella A. Lemmon in the 1900 Census), and Agnes’s daughters, Grace...
Dates: 1904

Elmore Y. Warner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3351
Scope and Contents The letter is dated March 24, 1862. It is filled with general news. He talks about that the regiment may be on the way further south. Warner had been sick but felt better. He had stopped at the house of a widow and five daughters who helped him even though all their friends had been in the Confederacy. He reported that the ladies, “…don’t know anything about cooking.” He stated that he had not heard from her in almost four weeks and “…give me at least the scratch of your pen…” The small...
Dates: 1862

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Upjohn Company 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (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 Publishing Company 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Packard, Cullen C. 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
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
Alabastine Company 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 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
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 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
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Bodmer, Joseph, 1882-1975 1
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Boudeman, Donald O. 1
Boudeman, Donald, 1880-1949 1
Boudeman, Donna Nicholson, 1909-1987 1
Bourne family 1
Bowen family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowmaster, Frank, 1869-1960 1
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