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General Farm ledger

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Identifier: Rh-A-4246
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one ledger possibly from a local farmer in Kalamazoo County, Michigan. The range of the material is from 1888-1901. The ledger tracks farm expenses of the unnamed farmer, the farms of Frank Milham and Noah Bryant, and keeps track of a “wood account” which recorded lumber purchased by various individuals.

Dates: 1888-1901

Ives Street Press Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_ivesstpress
Abstract

Collected papers, samples and other materials of Barbara Cash (1930-1997) printer and designer at Ives St. Press (Connecticut and Maine). The collection contains correspondence with authors and colleagues, designs for broadsides and books, business records of the Ives Street and Cellador Presses, professional association meeting and contest materials, and materials for Cash's MFA thesis on fine presses in New England.

Dates: 1979-2001; Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1992; Other: Date acquired: 2002-04-10

J. Whirler Pop-up and Children's Literature Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_whirler
Abstract A collection of materials from a Portland, Oregon, bookstore, J. Whirler Books specializing in children's books and pop-up books. Collection includes articles and newsletters, book fair programs, publisher advertisement bookmarks, catalogs, directories, postcard advertisements, assorted issues of children's literature serials, and misc. correspondence to booksellerThis collection also has a large number of books associated with it (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through...
Dates: 1971-1999; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1996-1999; Other: Date acquired: 1999

John Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_woods
Abstract

Personal papers of twentieth century American poet John Woods, including drafts of individual poems and book manuscripts, research materials, academic career files, photographs, cassette tape recordings. Also associated with this collection are 987 books from the poet's personal library, many inscribed by the authors (the books are cataloged separately and searchable through the WMU Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1948-1996; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1992; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/1999

Kalamazoo Light Guard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4125
Abstract

This collection is composed of letters and booklets from the Kalamazoo Light Guard from 1881.

Dates: 1881

Kalamazoo Post Office records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4231
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents and ledgers from the Kalamazoo Post Office in Kalamazoo Michigan dating from 1887 to 1932.

The ledger lists various publications both daily and weekly.

Dates: 1887-1932

Ladislav R. Hanka Book Arts Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_hanka
Abstract

Bound and loose prints and artist's archive, which includes sketches, proofs, exhibition booklets, reviews of shows and correspondence between Hanka and other artists, writers, galleries, publishers, etc. Some of the books associated with this archive have been cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog otherwise they appear in this finding aid.

Dates: 1975-2004; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1999; Other: Date acquired: 2005-01

Leonidas Farm Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3990
Scope and Contents

It is not certain who the people recorded in this ledger are or to whom it belonged. C. L. Bower is probably Charles Bower. He was born in Germany in 1831 and immigrated to the US in 1867 where he worked as a Farm Laborer in Paw Paw, Michigan.

Dates: 1888-1899

Oakwood School District Assessor’s Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3398
Scope and Contents The first school opened for School District #2 in Kalamazoo Township around 1833.Nicknamed, “Toad Hollow,” it was located at the corner of Parkview and Knox Avenues in what is now known as the Oakwood neighborhood. In 1884, the school moved to the present site of the Public Safety station for the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety on Parkview Avenue between Laird and Barnard Streets. At that time the school became known as Lake View and in 1908 renamed Oakwood Park School.From 1908 until...
Dates: 1865-1920

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

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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Berlin, Lucia 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
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Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bromige, David 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Cash, Barbara 1
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Edwards, Paul, 1950- 1
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 1
Enslin, Theodore 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 1
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ives Street Press 1
Jaffe, Sherril, 1945- 1
Joel Oppenheimer, 1930-1988 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Koller, James 1
Lally, Michael, 1942- 1
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 1
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 1
Lifshin, Lyn 1
Loy, Mina 1
Malanga, Gerard 1
Martin, John 1
Michigan State Troops. Regiment, 2nd. Company C 1
Michigan. National Guard 1
Montale, Eugenio, 1896-1981 1
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998 1
Morrow, Bradford, 1951- 1
Mrabet, Mohammed, 1940- 1
Mudd, Harvey, 1940- 1
Myles, Eileen 1
Oakwood School District, Kalamazoo County, Mich. 1
Oates, Joyce Carol, 1938- 1
Olson, Charles, 1910-1970 1
Oppen, Mary, 1908-1990 1
Owens, Rochelle 1
Palmer, Michael, 1943- 1
Parker, Tyler 1
Pommy-Vega, Janine 1
Purdy, James, 1914-2009 1
Rakosi, Carl, 1903-2004 1
Reznikoff, Charles, 1894-1976 1
Roditi, Edouard 1
Sanders, Ed 1
Sanford, John B. 1
Saroyan, Aram 1
Schuyler, James 1
Shelnutt, Eve, 1943- 1
Smith, Fred, 1933- 1
Sorrentino, Gilbert 1
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995 1
Spicer, Jack 1
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 1
Stepanchev, Stephen 1
Tarn, Nathaniel 1
Thimble Club (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Van Eck, John W., 1911-1989 1
Wakoski, Diane 1
Woods, John, 1926- 1
Woolf, Douglas, 1922- 1
Yau, John, 1950- 1
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