Southwestern Michigan Letters
Scope and Contents
The collection contains letters exchanged between friends and family in the Southwestern region of Michigan, including cities such as Grand Rapids, Hastings, Berrien Springs, Niles, Kalamazoo, and others. There appears to be no correlation between the senders and recipients of the letters, but some of the names addressed relate to our other collections, including Murray Page.
1 boxes : 0.5 cubic feet contained in one full-sized Hollinger box
Language of Materials
This collection contains miscellaneous letters exchanged between various people in Southwestern Michigan between the years 1882-1958.
The collection amounts to 0.5 cubic feet contained in one full-sized Hollinger box with folders comprised of letters exchanged between family members and friends.
The letters are written on various sized paper mostly 8 ½” x 11” or smaller. The correspondence includes lined sheets, blank paper, birthday and Christmas cards, and stationary sheets from various locations. A majority of the letters have corresponding envelopes, which are kept together with clips. Most of the collection is in good condition, however, a few of the letters have worn creases and/or edges and some of the handwriting is difficult to read.
- Southwestern Michigan Letters Finding Aid
- Katherine Bauer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US