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Archie Royer, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4037
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 letters from Archie Royer, a former circus clown and Van Buren County resident, to his friend and fellow circus performer Bert Cole in New York. The collection also contains two pages of poems apparently composed by Royer, and a drawing with writing in Spanish.The letters in this collection detail Royer’s life on his farm in the 1940s. They range in date from November 1941 to July 1948. They are all addressed to Bert Cole (1875-?), a friend whom Royer...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869-1956

Ardis Pierce and Wayne Loney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3207
Scope and Contents The Kalamazoo Police Department traces its beginnings to 1882. These ledgers record a variety of calls the department received many of which dealt with animals, both alive and deceased, theft, assaults, lost items, accidents, missing children, rubbish, dangerous sidewalks and people who were inebriated.The entries record the reports but do not cover what the police did to deal with what was being reported.
Dates: 1910-1912

Arista

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/27
Scope and Contents Finding aids and inventories of Arista (40/27).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1985

Arthur and Effie Johnson Ford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3752
Abstract The collection contains various documents and photos related to Arthur and Effie Johnson Ford and range from 1887 to 1929.
Dates: 1887-1929

Auction Catalog Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 04-exws_auctioncatalogs
Abstract Collections of catalogs from major international auction houses (Bloomsbury, Sotheby's and Christie's) pertaining to auctions that took place primarily in the early twentieth through the late twentieth century. The majority of the catalogs are for manuscript, book and jewelry sales, but a third collection recording auctions of a variety of other items is currently under development.
Dates: 1815-1997; bulk 1920-1997; Other: Date acquired: 2000

A.W. Johnson Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3603
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 10 or so documents detailing the process of A.W. Johnson retail company becoming a privately held corporation. Additionally, there are documents detailing the by-laws of A.W. Johnson Co. and the minutes from the first shareholders meeting, the first directors meeting, and from a special directors meeting called by the president.
Dates: 1914-1958

Bangor High School Viking Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3802
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one Viking Press student newspaper from October 9, 1959 and one Viking Press student newspaper from November 6, 1959, both from Bangor High School located in Bangor, Michigan.The October 9, 1959 issue features news about the Homecoming festivities that week, an editorial on Key Club, social news that included “Pam Distefano and Lynn Geresy are now taken off the steady list,” and “Just before the band was to perform at Western, Janet Boreham broker her...
Dates: October 9 and November 6, 1959

Barbara & Bobby Shell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4084
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two dance cards from a Bronson Hospital Ball in 1914 and a price book from The Upjohn Company from 1972.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1914, 1972

Barbara Kreuzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4262
Scope and Contents This collection contains information regarding the activities of the Women’s Education Coalition located in Kalamazoo from 1984 to 1999. Documents directly or indirectly concern Barbara Kreuzer the co-chairwoman of the WEC and later the Leadership Committee Chair.

Documents include a variety of information regarding public outreach, personal correspondence, and internal activities of the Women’s Education Coalition and Barbara Kreuzer’s participation within it.
Dates: 1984-1999

Barry County Schools

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3604
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of three School Directories from Barry County. The items date from 1959 through 1963. Directories that cover the entirety of public schools in Barry County, listing the administration and teachers names and positions from each school.
Dates: 1959-1963

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 419
Western Michigan University Special Collections 47
 
Subject
Diaries 36
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 31
Correspondence 31
Letters 31
Photographs 27
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ledgers (account books) 24
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 20
Scrapbooks 16
account books 12
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 11
minutes (administrative records) 11
Business records 10
black-and-white photographs 10
financial records 10
Catalogs 9
Postcards 9
Programs 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 8
Menus 8
Pamphlets 8
Advertisements 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
Records (Documents) 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Certificates 6
Serial publications 6
Cistercians 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
brochures 5
church records 5
family papers 5
membership lists 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
personal papers 4
records (documents) 4
school records 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
booklets 3
bylaws (administrative records) 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
registers (lists) 3
tax records 3
Aerial photographs 2
Bible records 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 2
Carriage and wagon making -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Catholic Church -- History 2
Cistercian monasteries 2
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
Diplomas 2
Drugstores -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Language
English 461
Multiple languages 3
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
German 1
 
Names
Upjohn Company 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Arion Press 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Bixby, Robert, 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloodroot Press 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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