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L.S. Dooley, Jeweler Ledger

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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

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

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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

Milwood Elementary School

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Identifier: RH-A-3980
Abstract This collection consists of two boxes of material from the Millwood Elementary School. The collection contains class photos, photos of the school, record books, and account books and scrapbooks from the Millwood Mothers club.
Dates: 1925-1999

Miscellaneous Ledgers Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3586
Abstract This collection is made up of two ledgers and two documents found in one of the ledgers. The first ledger the dates range from 1906 to about 1918. The second ledger ranges from 1913 to 1918. The two documents were found in the second ledger. These two ledgers were written by different people.
Dates: 1906-1918

Oakwood School District Assessor’s Book

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Identifier: RH-A-3398
Scope and Contents The first school opened for School District #2 in Kalamazoo Township around 1833.Nicknamed, “Toad Hollow,” it was located at the corner of Parkview and Knox Avenues in what is now known as the Oakwood neighborhood. In 1884, the school moved to the present site of the Public Safety station for the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety on Parkview Avenue between Laird and Barnard Streets. At that time the school became known as Lake View and in 1908 renamed Oakwood Park School.From 1908 until...
Dates: 1865-1920

O.C. Simmons Ledger Book

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Identifier: RH-A-4103
Scope and Contents The O.C. Simmons Ledger Book dates from 1866-1867 and documents the invoice of the hardware store, owned by Orville C. Simmons, over the year. The opening cover of the ledger is dated January 1st, 1866. Paw Paw, Michigan during this time was described as “a flourishing incorporated post village” with a population of 1300, according to the Michigan State Gazetteer for 1863-1864. It also listed other businesses in Paw Paw during this time, such as flouring mills, saw mills, blind and door...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1867

Pages from the Past: original leaves from rare books and manuscripts

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Identifier: 05-exws_pages
Abstract Primarily individual leaves from European or Near Eastern manuscripts or printed books, but also contains leaves from newspapers, pamphlets, as well as several ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, including a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and cylinder seal.
Dates: 2500 BCE-1894 CE; Other: Majority of material found in Bulk 1500-1800 CE

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ledgers (account books) 24
account books 12
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black-and-white photographs 5
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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financial records 3
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business records 2
Catalogs 2
Ephemera 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Letters 2
Pamphlets 2
Publishers and publishing 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Small presses 2
Typescripts 2
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
minute books 2
newsletters 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Advertisements 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Designs and plans 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Avengers (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Bibliographies 1
Blacksmithing -- Michigan -- Leonidas 1
Book designers--United States 1
Book industries and trade--United States--20th century 1
Bookbinding 1
Books -- History 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
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Charities -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Charities, Medical -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Children's books -- United States 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Graphic novels 1
Crime -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Diaries 1
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Elementary school buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Elementary schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Etching -- 20th century 1
Etchings 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Funeral homes -- Michigan -- Athens 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Green Arrow (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Green Lantern (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Grocery trade -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
Hardware -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Hardware stores -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Hospitals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Illustration of books 1
Incredible Hulk (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Interviews 1
Iron Man (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Ives Street Press -- Records and correspondence 1
Jewelry stores -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Justice League of America (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 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
Labels 1
Leonidas (Mich.) -- History -- Sources 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
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
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Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Bourne family 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bromige, David 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Cash, Barbara 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
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Clark Commercial College (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Club Konrad Haebler‏ 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Cook, Ferris 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
Cronin, Jeremiah H., 1873-1960 1
DC Comics, Inc. 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 1
Dooley, Lloyd S., 1896-1979 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
E.J. Kelly Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards, Paul, 1950- 1
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 1
Enslin, Theodore 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Griffin family 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 1
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 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
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ives Street Press 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
Jaffe, Sherril, 1945- 1
Joel Oppenheimer, 1930-1988 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
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Koller, James 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lally, Michael, 1942- 1
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