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Academy of Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3327
Abstract The collection is composed of programs from the Academy of Music dating from 1882-1910.

Acme Manufacturing Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3365
Abstract The collection is composed of one account book from the Acme Manufacturing Company which had been located in Kalamazoo, Michigan from about 1884 until 1885 or 1886.

A.L. Pratt & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3698
Scope and Contents Although titled A. L. Pratt and Co, this company could not be located. A. L Pratt appears to be Arthur L. Pratt. Pratt was described as a capitalist in one directory. His house was included a 1909 picture book of Kalamazoo, and he and his wife appear in the Kalamazoo Gazette. He was in the wagon business with George Winans under the Winans, Pratt, and Co. name. The company went out of business around 1893. It is found in that years directory, but by 1895 Pratt is associated with Specialty...

Alice Thomas Vivian Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3590
Scope and Contents Theses binders contain notes from Alice’s classes that she took at Bronson school of Nursing. In addition to course notes there is a list of rules for the nurses while at school. The notes in these binders included different conditions and cures, the history or nurses and the history of nurses in other countries. The photo in this collection is of Alice in her nurses’ uniform. Alice was born in 1914; after she finished nursing school in 1935 she went to work for Dr. Hoebeke. She left work and...

Allen Service Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3892
Scope and Contents The Allen Electric and Equipment Company manufactured automobile testing equipment. According to Kalamazoo City Directories, it was located at 2101 North Pitcher Street in Kalamazoo beginning in 1928. It moved to 355 E. Kalamazoo Avenue in 1968 and became what the city directories describe as a “tech training center”. Following 1969, the Allen Electric and Equipment Company seems to have ceased to exist. While it was in business, notable employees included Harry H. Levene, the general manager,...

Alvan Motor Freight

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Identifier: RH-A-3270
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents pertaining to Alvan Motor Freight, Inc., and various acquisition agreements carried out between Alvan, Putnam Transfer, and Daum. Also, the collection includes internal documents related to the production of a hand book for non-union employees, as well as various bank loan agreements.

Amanda Burlingame Crossman Diary

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Identifier: RH-A-3480
Scope and Contents The writer of the diary is Amanda Crossman who was born as Amanda M. Burlingame in Governuer, St Lawrence, New York, USA on 15 July, 1818. She married Luther G Crossman in West Bloomfield, Ontario, New York, USA on 19 April, 1837 until his death in 1879. The two lived for the majority of their lives in the town of Marengo in Calhoun County Michigan and had eight children starting with John Sidney (who died in infancy), George Harvey, Montgomery, Caroline (who died when she was five years old),...

American Hotel Menu

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Identifier: RH-A-3928
Scope and Contents Originally known as the American House,this hotel opened in 1844 on East Main Street east of Pitcher Street. Over the years, the hotel physically grew and changed its name several times from the American House, American Hotel, Park-American Hotel and Harris Hotel.It remained in operation until 1968 and the structure came down the next year.

American Peat Fuel Company

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Identifier: RH-A-3602
Scope and Contents Three documents notifying stockholders about annual meetings of the American Peat Fuel Company, 1904.

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 277
Western Michigan University Special Collections 46
 
Subject
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 26
Diaries 25
Letters 23
Photographs 22
Correspondence 21
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Personal correspondence 19
newsletters 14
ledgers (account books) 12
account books 10
Scrapbooks 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Catalogs 8
Ephemera 8
Postcards 8
Advertisements 7
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
Programs 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
Pamphlets 6
Serial publications 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
financial records 6
Business records 5
Cistercians 5
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 5
Menus 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Music -- Societies, etc. 4
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 4
black-and-white photographs 4
brochures 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Records (Documents) 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
family papers 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
personal papers 3
photograph albums 3
Aerial photographs 2
American poetry -- 19th century 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Certificates 2
Cistercian monasteries 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Fraternal organizations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Hotels -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Politics and government 2
Letterpress printing 2
Letterpress printing -- Specimens 2
Medievalists 2
Middle Ages 2
Monastic and religious life 2
Music festivals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Obituaries 2
Pharmaceutical industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Poets -- 20th century -- Correspondence 2
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Printing -- History 2
Printing -- Specimens 2
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Recipes 2
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church 2
Temperance -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Theater Programs 2
Type and type-founding 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German 2
articles 2
church bulletins 2
concert programs 2
cookbooks 2
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Names
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Upjohn Company 3
Black Sparrow Press 2
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Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Central High School 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 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
Pharmacia & Upjohn 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 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 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, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 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
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 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
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Bixby, Robert (Bixby, Robert J.), 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Bloodroot Press 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E. , -1936 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Boudeman, Donald O. 1
Boudeman, Donald, 1880-1949 1
Boudeman, Donna Nicholson, 1909-1987 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bowen family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Boyce, Gray Cowan, 1899-1981 1
Boylan, Walter J. 1
Braceland, Lawrence C. 1
Brady, Christine 1
Bridges, Arthur 1
Briggs, Katharine Mary 1
Brigham, Besmilr 1
Bromige, David 1
Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911 1
Brown, Henry A. (Photographer) 1
Bukowski, Charles 1
Bunker Junior High School (Muskegon, Mich.) 1
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