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Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3530
Abstract

The collection is composed of documents and photographs dealing both with the internal operations and external works of the Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults. The materials contained within date from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Kalamazoo & South Haven Railroad ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4274
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a ledger from the Kalamazoo & South Haven Railroad. The ledger is dated June 1st, 1869. The ledger consists of preliminary compass notes for the 33.5 mile railroad from Kalamazoo to South Haven. In the front of the book is the title and notes that say “Book 1 Part 1” and “First Preliminary Line.” On the second page is a key of symbols for landmarks such as blacksmiths, grist mills, churches, and more. Following the first two pages, the fronts of...
Dates: June 1, 1869

Lakeside For Children records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4248
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents, ledgers, and photographs from Lakeside for Children, a residential treatment center located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

The photos are a mixture of black and white and color; and show buildings on the campus as well as staff and children who lived at Lakeside.

The material covered in the ledgers includes financial information such as monthly expenses, case update information, etc.

Dates: 1920s to early 2000s

Leonidas Farm Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3990
Scope and Contents

It is not certain who the people recorded in this ledger are or to whom it belonged. C. L. Bower is probably Charles Bower. He was born in Germany in 1831 and immigrated to the US in 1867 where he worked as a Farm Laborer in Paw Paw, Michigan.

Dates: 1888-1899

L.S. Dooley, Jeweler Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3516
Scope and Contents

From the business statement we know that his Jeweler store was for some time located at 49 N. Main Street, Three Rivers. By 1964 it appears that Dooley had moved his business to a new location at 111 ½ W. Michigan Street. This may have been caused by new jewelers moving into the area, as seen within the 1964 Telephone Directory which has three jewelers all listed on N. Main Street. Although this directory does not list Dooley’s store.

Dates: 1943-1960

Lydia Siedschlag Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3643
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written between Lydia Siedschlag and Alfonso Ianelli, and some newspaper clippings.Letters from Lydia are undated but topics covered indicate they are from 1934-1935 and the 1940s. Letters from Alfonso Ianelli are dated and cover 1934-1935 and one is from 1960. Newspaper clippings concern the Fountain of the Pioneers that Ianelli created for Bronson Park.Topics in the letters range from where colleagues are working, how much Lydia’s...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-1935, 1940s, 1960

Mae Dorsey Hicks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3894
Scope and Contents Lillian Cobb Bechmann was born in Morenci, MI in 1883. She was married to John W. Bailey on July 14, 1910. She and Mae Dorsey Hicks were residents of Battle Creek, MI. In 1933 John W. Bailey was the mayor of Battle Creek. Hicks was married to James A. Hicks in Detroit on October 19, 1921. In January 1933 Hicks and Mrs. Bailey went on an 18-day cruise of the Caribbean aboard the S.S. Reliance. On their trip they took numerous photographs of what they encountered, and kept postcards, cruise...
Dates: 1933

Martha McCall Account Book

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4261
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger from 1900-1905 that belonged to Martha McCall (1867-1963) of Alamo, Kalamazoo County.The contents of the ledger tracks accounts of individuals who purchased produce, artisan items such as butter jellies, jams, canned fruits, and other items from Martha McCall. The accounts state the name of the account holder, date of purchase, the type and amount of items purchased, and the cost of the items bought. On page 50 the records switch from “petty...
Dates: 1900-1905

Mary Louise Treash Gaudie Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3309
Abstract

The collection is composed of a baby book and miscellaneous items for Mary Louise Treash Gaudie born in Kalamazoo on September 12, 1912 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Dates: Created: 1912-1930

Merrill R. Wiseman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4203
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook created by Merrill R. Wiseman (1896-1966), who spent time in the Pacific theater during World War II. The scrapbook contains photos and memorabilia obtained by Merrill R. Wiseman during his time in Manila, Philippines.The photographs cover a wide variety of topics, based on content the photos were mostly likely taken near the end of World War Two. There are photos of the ruins of Manilla, native people of the Philippines, soldiers from...
Dates: 1941-1947

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ledgers (account books) 27
account books 13
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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Photographs 3
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Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Scrapbooks 2
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
minute books 2
newsletters 2
records (documents) 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Designs and plans 1
Blacksmithing -- Michigan -- Leonidas 1
Books 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Directories 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- History 1
Business correspondence 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Cassopolis 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Galesburg 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Business records 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Charities -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Charities, Medical -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Crime -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Diaries 1
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Elementary school buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Elementary schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Funeral homes -- Michigan -- Athens 1
Grocery trade -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
Hardware -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Hardware stores -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Hospitals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Jewelry stores -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Department of Public Safety 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History, Military 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 1
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Records and correspondence 1
Leonidas (Mich.) -- History -- Sources 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Sermons 1
Menus 1
Military law -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Military regulations 1
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Ocean travel 1
Pamphlets 1
Passenger lists 1
Paw Paw (Mich.) -- History 1
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Police reports -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Postal service -- Michigan -- Saint Joseph County 1
Postcards 1
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Promotional materials 1
Railroads -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Railroads -- Michigan -- South Haven 1
Real estate agents -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Requisitions, Military 1
Saint Joseph County (Mich.) -- History -- Sources 1
Sanitation 1
Sanitation -- Alabama -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- Kentucky -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- Minnesota -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- New York (State) -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- Pennsylvania -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- Tennessee -- Surveys 1
Sanitation -- Washington (State) -- Surveys 1
School children -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Benton Harbor 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Sebring family -- Genealogy 1
Sermons 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Speeches, addresses, etc., American 1
Suffragists -- United States 1
Trusts and trustees -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Underground Railroad -- Michigan -- Cass County 1
Universities and colleges -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Women -- 20th century -- Travel -- Michigan 1
Women -- Michigan -- Galesburg -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Women 1
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Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Bourne family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Chase family 1
Chase, Helen Sebring, 1883-1967 1
Chase, Jay Gould, 1880-1949 1
Clark Commercial College (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Cronin, Jeremiah H., 1873-1960 1
Dooley, Lloyd S., 1896-1979 1
E.J. Kelly Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Farrell Products Company (Dowagiac, Mich.) 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Flannery, Norma, 1899-1984 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Griffin family 1
Helmsworth, James A., 1915-2015 1
Helmsworth, Juliet Chase Muller, 1909-2000 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 1
Hinga, Dirk, 1861-1928 1
Hinga, Frederick Martin, 1926-2012 1
Hinga, Marvin, 1891-1951 1
Hinga, Mildred Quigley, 1897-1994 1
Hinga, Shawn 1
Humphrey, Bissel, 1792-1855 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad 1
Kelly, Eugene, 1890-1964 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lawson, Estella Sanders, 1909-2011 1
LeFevre Institute (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation (Athens, Mich.) 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 1
Loney, Wayne H. 1
McCaul's Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Michigan State Troops. Regiment, 2nd. Company C 1
Michigan. National Guard 1
Milwood Elementary School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Milwood Mothers Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Muller, Charles F., 1906-1968 1
Newcomb, Martha, 1867-1963 1
Oakwood School District, Kalamazoo County, Mich. 1
Pease & Son Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
People's Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Pierce, Ardis J. (Ardis Jean), 1944-2013 1
Pope family 1
Quigley family 1
Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
Ritter, Joseph K. 1
Robert G. McCaul 1
Robinson, Claude, 1880-1957 1
Saint Augustine High School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Schroeder, Orville B., 1896-1970 1
Shakespeare Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Shell, Barbara 1
Shell, Bobby 1
Siedschlag, Lydia E., 1891-1980 1
Simmons, Orville C., approximately 1827- 1
South Side Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Spencer Lighthouse of Athens (Athens, Mich.) 1
Steward, L.J. 1
Taylor, Theophilus, 1849-1922 1
Tefler, Robert, approximately 1920- 1
Thimble Club (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Treash, Delia 1
Tucker, Veta Smith 1
Upjohn Company 1
Valentine, Hiram B., 1821-1891 1
Van Eck, John W., 1911-1989 1
Veterans of World War I. Barracks #551 (Kalamazoo, Mich.). Ladies Auxilary 1
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 1
Wiseman, Merrill R., 1896-1967 1
Women's Auxiliary 1
Women's Civic Improvement League (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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