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Schwab Family diaries

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4142
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of eighty-five diaries which detail the daily life of the Schwab family from 1902-1972. The dairies are written by several members of the Schwab family: Pearl Leora Taylor Schwab (1894-1974), Theresa Schwab (1851-1930), Clifford Schwab 1918-2001), Harley Schwab (1885-1965), and Gladys Schwab (1888-1953). Of the eighty-five diaries, ten have unknown authors.The entries appear to recall the events of the given day and each entry noted the weather...
Dates: 1902-1972

Scrapbooks

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-43/14
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for Scrapbooks (43/14).

Dates: 1903 - 1985

Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_blacksparrow
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

Shakespeare Club of Niles, Michigan, Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3314
Abstract

The collection is composed of one multi-paged typed history and three record books filled with minutes, attendance lists and activities for the Shakespeare Club of Niles, Michigan which began in 1906. It is not known when the Club ceased to exist but the typed history goes until 1981.

Dates: 1906-1981

Shakespeare Company Stockholder Ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4322
Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of a common stockholder ledger from the Shakespeare Company of Kalamazoo, MI. The majority of the dates in the ledger are from between 1909 and 1940’s. Red-cover ledger binder of the Shakespeare Company of Kalamazoo includes shareholders L-Z.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1909-1940s

Sheckles Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3636
Scope and Contents This travel diary is written by the mother of the Sheckles family. The Sheckles family left Dowagiac, Michigan, on May 26, 1950 and traveled in their car nicknamed the chief. The family would either camp or stay in a motel each night on their trip. On this trip it is the mother Marguerite Sheckles, the daughter Backus, and two sons Loyd nicknamed Loydie and John nickname Johnnie. They travel down to Texas to visit their grandmother who is Marguerite’s mother. The grandmother owned a 650 acre...
Dates: 1950

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exwm-sheetmusiccollection
Dates: Majority of material found within approximately 1810-1992

Sheffer Family Reunion Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4259
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one composition book with reports of the Sheffer Family Reunion, a family from Southwest Michigan dating back as early as 1886. The contents of the book are reports written by the yearly rotating secretary in charge of the Sheffer Reunions and included information such as what happened, who attended, and any significant/important events.

Dates: 1886

Shepard Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3642
Abstract

This collection contains letters addressed to the Shepard family, Hattie and Esther, a mother and daughter. These letters come from various people and are from 1920’s to the 1940’s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop Menus

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4334
Scope and Contents This is a collection of three daily specials menus from Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop from circa 1935-1936. Founded by Roy A. Shrank (who also founded Shrank’s Cafeteria in Battle Creek in 1932) the restaurant was located at 111 Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.These daily special menus advertise Shrank’s Supper Specials. The first special is given the heading “EXTRA SPECIAL SUPPER” and the other items are under the heading “SPECIAL PLATE.” An example of a special plate is:...
Dates: approximately 1935-1939

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 467
Western Michigan University Special Collections 49
Western Michigan University Waldo Library 1
 
Subject
Diaries 41
Letters 34
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 32
Correspondence 32
ledgers (account books) 29
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Photographs 27
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 21
Scrapbooks 17
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 15
financial records 14
Programs 13
account books 13
minutes (administrative records) 13
black-and-white photographs 12
Business records 11
Menus 11
Catalogs 10
Pamphlets 10
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 9
Postcards 9
Advertisements 8
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Certificates 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Records (Documents) 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 8
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Promotional materials 6
Serial publications 6
brochures 6
membership lists 6
photograph albums 6
records (documents) 6
Cistercians 5
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
booklets 5
church records 5
family papers 5
notebooks 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Poetry 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
bylaws (administrative records) 4
estate records 4
personal papers 4
school records 4
tax 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
Blueprints 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Michigan -- Diaries 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
journals (accounts) 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
posters 3
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Bible records 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
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Language
English 511
Multiple languages 4
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
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 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
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 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
Allied Paper Corporation 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 Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 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
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 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
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 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
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