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Merrill and McCourtie Block Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3392

Scope and Contents

The documents relate to the construction of the Merrill & McCourtie Block at 146-148 South Burdick.

Dates

  • 1885-1886

Creator

Physical Description

The collection amounts to 0.05 cubic feet and is composed of 4 documents. Two are on legal sized paper, 8 ½” x 14” and are handwritten. One is four pages, with writing on three. The back page is extended 2 ¼” over the front page and secured by two metal rings. The second legal size document is composed of two pages with writing on one of the pages, back to back. The third document is a single page size 8” x 10” with writing on one side and the fourth document also is a single page 10 ¾”x 8 ¼” with red writing on one side. The documents are in good shape and are still legible although there is some dirt and wear on some of the creases. There also is some tearing along the creases on the two single pages.

Extent

0.05 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection concerns the construction in of the Merrill and McCourtie Block in Kalamazoo on west side of South Burdick just north of W. South Street during 1885 and 1886.

Source of Acquisition

Starring Endowment

Physical Description

The collection amounts to 0.05 cubic feet and is composed of 4 documents. Two are on legal sized paper, 8 ½” x 14” and are handwritten. One is four pages, with writing on three. The back page is extended 2 ¼” over the front page and secured by two metal rings. The second legal size document is composed of two pages with writing on one of the pages, back to back. The third document is a single page size 8” x 10” with writing on one side and the fourth document also is a single page 10 ¾”x 8 ¼” with red writing on one side. The documents are in good shape and are still legible although there is some dirt and wear on some of the creases. There also is some tearing along the creases on the two single pages.
Title
Merrill and McCourtie Block Collection Finding Aid
Status
Completed
Author
Lynn Houghton
Date
2010-01-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latn

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections Repository

Contact:
Charles C. and Lynn L. Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US
(269) 387-8490