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The Comstock Manufacturing Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3653
Scope and Contents The catalogue was produced in 1895 by the Comstock Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The company was a manufacturer of automatic cut-off engines, boilers, pumps, and power transmitting machinery. The catalogue includes illustrations of its products along with their prices and information.
Dates: 1895

The Development Office

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-28/1
Scope and Contents Finding aids and inventories for The Development Office (28/1)
Dates: 1940 - 1982

The Forman Family Letters

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3452
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of newspaper articles, correspondence between Jack and Alta, and other miscellaneous correspondence. The items date from February 1945 to March 1946.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3120
Abstract The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection is comprised of various handwritten letters, pictures, Benton Harbor High School material, ledger book, financial records, and funeral service booklets belonging to the Hinga, Pope/Griffin, and Quigley/Born families of Benton Harbor and Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926-2012

The Herschfield Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4120
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912-1919

The Hikers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3458
Scope and Contents The collection amounts to .05 cubic feet and is composed of three club program schedules for The Hikers, a club which began in 1921. The three club program booklets are from 1932, 1941 and 1947 and contain membership roster with names and contact information along with officers and a yearly schedule of activities, including monthly meetings and hikes around the community.
Dates: 1932-1947

The Hurtt Family

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3349
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one sepia-toned cabinet card, 4 ¼”x6 ½” of three children, two girls and one boy, and one adult male, all holding musical instruments. The photograph is identified as "The Hurtt Family." Local photographer C.C. Packard took the photograph and his name is at the bottom of the photograph.
Dates: ca. 1886

The Martha Gilmore Parfet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3505
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Holy Bible belonging to William and Carrie Sherwood Gilmore Upjohn and two Cottage Bibles belonging to Maria and Cyrus Sherwood.The Cottage Bible was first printed in London in 1825-27 and was reprinted many times. Rev. William Patton (1798-1879) added extensive notes and edited the American edition, where it was first published in 1833-34. The Bible was primarily designed for home use, and a home Bible study today is still sometimes called a “Cottage...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1909, 1957

The Peter C. Schram Company papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4266
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of twelve issues of The Perfect Home distributed by P. C. Schram Company Subdivides and Home Builders based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The issues range from July, 1937 through May 1938.The contents of the magazine seem to be largely generic, providing different articles about house types and trends. The front cover showcases a Kalamazoo house, and the back cover contains localized ads. Various houses for sale depicted on the front include architectural...
Dates: July 1937- May 1938

The Phyllis Anderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3649
Scope and Contents This scrapbook belonged to a Muskegon, Michigan native named Phyllis Anderson, born in 1936. She chronologically recorded her years at Muskegon “Bunker” Junior High from 1947-1950 to the end of her Senior High year at Muskegon Senior High from 1950-1951. Anderson included cut-outs from the Junior High School’s newspaper The Sand Dune and Muskegon’s newspaper The Muskegon Chronicle, various photographs, play and choir programs, educational awards, personal letters, and school ephemera for...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974-1951

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 419
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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
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American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
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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
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Language
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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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