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General Farm ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
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

Hiram B. Valentine Collection

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-3539
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal ledger of Hiram B. Valentine, a resident of Brady Township, Kalamazoo, MI, who ran a 40-acre farm along with his wife and four children. This collection was acquired by Dr. Sharon Carlson thanks to the Starring Endowment, in 2012. The ledger contained in this collection lists the wages paid to various farm laborers for certain tasks, as well as things related to the production of various goods (i.e., wheat, corn, butter, leather, etc.) and business...
Dates: 1821-1891

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

John Schroder Ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4150
Scope and Contents This collection is a single daybook ledger belonging to John Schroder concerning his 1896- 1897 grocer and dry goods business in Galesburg, Michigan. The ledger records various individuals and businesses that made purchases at John Schroder’s business, each of which is assigned a number, recorded on the left. Examples include Henry Steward, assigned thirteen, and cash assigned seventeen, which is assumed to be the expenses of John Schroder. Information is recorded by date, typically one day...
Dates: 1896-1897

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

Kalamazoo & South Haven Railroad ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4274
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of a ledger from the Kalamazoo & South Haven Railroad. The ledger is dated June 1st, 1869. The ledger consists of preliminary compass notes for the 33.5 mile railroad from Kalamazoo to South Haven. In the front of the book is the title and notes that say “Book 1 Part 1” and “First Preliminary Line.” On the second page is a key of symbols for landmarks such as blacksmiths, grist mills, churches, and more. Following the first two pages, the fronts of...
Dates: June 1, 1869

Lakeside For Children records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4248
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents, ledgers, and photographs from Lakeside for Children, a residential treatment center located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

The photos are a mixture of black and white and color; and show buildings on the campus as well as staff and children who lived at Lakeside.

The material covered in the ledgers includes financial information such as monthly expenses, case update information, etc.

Dates: 1920s to early 2000s

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

L.S. Dooley, Jeweler Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3516
Scope and Contents

From the business statement we know that his Jeweler store was for some time located at 49 N. Main Street, Three Rivers. By 1964 it appears that Dooley had moved his business to a new location at 111 ½ W. Michigan Street. This may have been caused by new jewelers moving into the area, as seen within the 1964 Telephone Directory which has three jewelers all listed on N. Main Street. Although this directory does not list Dooley’s store.

Dates: 1943-1960

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A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
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Beeson, B. F. 1
Bourne family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Clark Commercial College (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Cronin, Jeremiah H., 1873-1960 1
Dooley, Lloyd S., 1896-1979 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Farrell Products Company (Dowagiac, Mich.) 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Flannery, Norma, 1899-1984 1
Griffin family 1
Hinga, Dirk, 1861-1928 1
Hinga, Frederick Martin, 1926-2012 1
Hinga, Marvin, 1891-1951 1
Hinga, Mildred Quigley, 1897-1994 1
Hinga, Shawn 1
Humphrey, Bissel, 1792-1855 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Public Schools 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lighthouse Funeral and Cremation (Athens, Mich.) 1
Loney, Wayne H. 1
McCaul's Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Michigan State Troops. Regiment, 2nd. Company C 1
Michigan. National Guard 1
Newcomb, Martha, 1867-1963 1
Oakwood School District, Kalamazoo County, Mich. 1
Pease & Son Printers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
People's Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Pierce, Ardis J. (Ardis Jean), 1944-2013 1
Pope family 1
Quigley family 1
Ritter, Joseph K. 1
Robert G. McCaul 1
Robinson, Claude, 1880-1957 1
Schroeder, Orville B., 1896-1970 1
Shakespeare Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Simmons, Orville C., approximately 1827- 1
South Side Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Spencer Lighthouse of Athens (Athens, Mich.) 1
Steward, L.J. 1
Taylor, Theophilus, 1849-1922 1
Thimble Club (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Valentine, Hiram B., 1821-1891 1
Women's Civic Improvement League (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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