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Ferris Wilcox Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3991
Scope and Contents The children sketched on some of the pages were probably Rhea and Martha Mcewen, the daughters of H. C. Mcewen. H. C. Mcewen worked for the public highways in Leonidas in 1888. They signed her name to a few pages. Rhea Mcewen was born in 1912 and Martha Mcewen was born in 1914, both in Leonidas, Michigan.
Dates: 1888

General Farm ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: Rh-A-4246
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one ledger possibly from a local farmer in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. The range of the material is from 1888-1901. The ledger tracks farm expenses of the unnamed farmer, the farms of Frank Milham and Noah Bryant, and keeps track of a “wood account” which recorded lumber purchased by various individuals.
Dates: 1888-1901

Hiram B. Valentine Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3539
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal ledger of Hiram B. Valentine, a resident of Brady Township, Kalamazoo, MI, who ran a 40-acre farm along with his wife and four children. This collection was acquired by Dr. Sharon Carlson thanks to the Starring Endowment, in 2012. The ledger contained in this collection lists the wages paid to various farm laborers for certain tasks, as well as things related to the production of various goods (i.e., wheat, corn, butter, leather, etc.) and business...
Dates: 1821-1891

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the daily...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

John Schroder Ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4150
Scope and Contents This collection is a single daybook ledger belonging to John Schroder concerning his 1896- 1897 grocer and dry goods business in Galesburg, Michigan. The ledger records various individuals and businesses that made purchases at John Schroder’s business, each of which is assigned a number, recorded on the left. Examples include Henry Steward, assigned thirteen, and cash assigned seventeen, which is assumed to be the expenses of John Schroder. Information is recorded by date, typically one day per...
Dates: 1896-1897

Juliet Chase Helmsworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3829
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of scrapbooks, photos, newspaper clippings, genealogical research and other items connected to the Chase Sebring families ranging from the early 1880’s- the late 1960’s. The collection is roughly one cubic foot in total size.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1960

Kalamazoo Light Guard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4125
Abstract This collection is composed of letters and booklets from the Kalamazoo Light Guard from 1881.
Dates: 1881

Kalamazoo Post Office records

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Identifier: RH-A-4231
Scope and Contents This collection consists of documents and ledgers from the Kalamazoo Post Office in Kalamazoo Michigan dating from 1887 to 1932.

The ledger lists various publications both daily and weekly.
Dates: 1887-1932

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 the...
Dates: June 1, 1869

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ledgers (account books) 24
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Letters 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
minute books 2
newsletters 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
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
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Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
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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
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
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Speeches, addresses, etc., American 1
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Trusts and trustees -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Underground Railroad -- Michigan -- Cass County 1
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World War, 1914-1918 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Women 1
Youth -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
annual reports 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
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
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
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Shell, Barbara 1
Shell, Bobby 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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