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Martha Louise Wright Shirtum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3150
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of calendars, 3-year appointment books, and a 1951 Lansing Public Schools memo from Martha Louise Wright Shirtum (1928-2015) who lived in Lansing, Michigan. The items date from 1963-1989, and 1951.The calendars and day planners in folders 1-6 belong to Martha Louise’s father’s, Robin Wright (1894-1974). On the day planners, it has his name embossed on the cover. Robin Wright was a mechanic for much of his life, until sometime in the 1950s. He also...
Dates: 1951, 1963-1989

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

Milwood Elementary School

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Msgr. Joseph Turk Papers

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Identifier: 01-exws_turk
Abstract

Papers of Msgr. Joseph Turk (1895-1951) including research notes, manuscript drafts, offprints, correspondence, newspaper clippings and postage stamps. The research papers and notes are concerned with the Cistercian Statuta and important figures in Cistercian history, such as Bernard of Clairvaux, William of St. Thierry and Stephen Harding. The newspaper clippings relate to mid-twentieth century politics in Yugoslavia.

Dates: 1922-1977; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1940-1950

Nellie Ritter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-153
Scope and Contents The collection consists of diaries kept by Susan Layman Dickman between 1867 and 1910 in Berrien County, Michigan. The collection also includes two Berrien County school registers created between 1876 and 1888 and an account book used by the Flewallen family between 1849 and 1893, both from Berrien County.The bulk of the collection consists of annual diaries kept by Susan “Susie” Layman Dickman (b. 1836 d. 1913) dating between 1867 and 1910. Her diary entries are very brief and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1867-1910, 1876-1888, 1849-1893

Norma Flannery Journal

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Identifier: RH-A-4279
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one financial journal formerly belonging to Norma Flannery. The data deals with real estate in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1956-1973.The first segment divided by letter ranges includes several names and where to find information about them in the journal. Information regarding properties begins in 1956. Each entry lists date, property/ address, listing price, and other related costs such as payment to the brokers. Names are listed underneath the...
Dates: 1956-1973

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

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 60
Western Michigan University Special Collections 14
 
Subject
ledgers (account books) 29
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 19
account books 14
Correspondence 9
black-and-white photographs 7
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Letters 5
Photographs 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Scrapbooks 5
Diaries 4
financial records 4
newsletters 4
Albums (Books) 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Records (Documents) 3
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business records 2
Catalogs 2
Children's books -- United States 2
Ephemera 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Illustration of books 2
Pamphlets 2
Poetry 2
Promotional materials 2
Publishers and publishing 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Sermons 2
Small presses 2
Typescripts 2
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
color photographs 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
minute books 2
records (documents) 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Academic writing 1
Advertisements 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Animated films 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Designs and plans 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 21st 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
Calendars 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Certificates 1
Charities -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Charities, Medical -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's literature, American 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Children’s stories, American 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Cistercians 1
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 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
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Dummies (Bookselling) 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
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Language
English 73
French 1
Latin 1
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
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
Catholic Church--Clergy 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
Episcopal Community of St. John the Baptist (Mendham, N.J.) 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Farrell Products Company (Dowagiac, Mich.) 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Flannery, Norma, 1899-1984 1
Four Township Water Resources Council (Mich.) 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Freeland, Jane Patricia, 1910-2004 1
Galesburg High School Alumni Association (Mich.) 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Green, W. Frank (William Frank), 1860-1939 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
Humphrey, Bissel, 1792-1855 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 Downstreamers Canoe Club (Mich.) 1
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