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David Small & Sarah Stewart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 20CENG-SMALLSTEWART
Dates: Copyright: 1970-2022

Dwight B. Waldo Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3651
Abstract

Lincolniana collected by Dwight B. Waldo (1864-1936), the first president of Western Michigan University (the books associated with this collection are cataloged individually and searchable through the Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1860-1960; bulk 1865-1931; Other: Date acquired: 1947

E. J. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3902
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a wide variety of items dating from World War 1 to the 1960s. These items include military souvenirs, photographs, business papers and publications, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1960's

Frank E. Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4324
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials relating to organist Frank E. (“Bud”) Taylor (1913 – 1997) and the State Theater of Kalamazoo. The materials cover a timespan from the mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s.

Dates: mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s

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

Ladislav R. Hanka Book Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_hanka
Abstract

Bound and loose prints and artist's archive, which includes sketches, proofs, exhibition booklets, reviews of shows and correspondence between Hanka and other artists, writers, galleries, publishers, etc. Some of the books associated with this archive have been cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog otherwise they appear in this finding aid.

Dates: 1975-2007; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2005-01

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

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

Msgr. Joseph Turk Papers

 Collection
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

Otis M. Southworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4335
Scope and Contents This collection contains diaries kept by Otis Monroe Southworth (b. 1861- d. 1940) of Benton Harbor, Michigan for the years 1902-1923. In addition to his diaries are a notebook kept by his son Grover during 1918, a 1922 Diary kept by his other son, Walter, plus items and photocopies of newspaper clippings that were within the volumes.In these diaries, Otis captured not only his present, but memories and thoughts of his wife Clara L., his children, and what they did for fun as...
Dates: 1902-1923

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