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American Tool & Die Works

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3938
Scope and Contents “Precision Tools and Dies” is a general informational/ advertisement booklet for the American Tool & Die Works company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1937 to roughly about 1955. This booklet provides a map displaying the company’s wide variety of distribution around the area of Kalamazoo, reaching as far as Indiana, Ohio, and various cities in the northern and eastern areas of Michigan. The booklet also contains some images, including the building of the company, and several of the...
Dates: ca. 1950

American Women's Poetry Miscellaneous Correspondence and Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_awpcmisc
Abstract

An assortment of individually purchased or donated correspondence and ephemera associated with American women poets or other authors.

Dates: 1865-2002; Majority of material found within Bulk 1904-1994

Andrew Jackson Easton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4233
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of thirty-two diaries written by Andrew Jackson Easton (1834-1920) from 1869-1914. The diaries detail the daily life of Andrew, a general farmer who lived in Berrien Center, Michigan. The winter months focus on activities such as woodcutting and selling. The warmer months focus on farming activities for both livestock and produce. The fall months focus on picking produce and harvesting crops.

Dates: 1869-1914

Anna Poole Ferguson Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3753
Abstract

This collection contains photographs and other materials relating to the Kalamazoo State Hospital Nursing Program that belonged to Anna Poole Ferguson, dating between 1903 and 1965. She was the aunt of Sue Baden, who gave these items to her friend Dorothy Barstow, after her death. Both Dorothy and Sue were graduates of the Borgess School of Nursing.

Dates: 1903-1965

Anthony Bellesorte OCSO Epistolary Journal

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_trappistwrites
Abstract

Series of letters, notes, drawings, and worksheets that Father Anthony kept from June 22, 1972 - September 29, 1974. These journal entries, written as letters, detail his spiritual journey and his life over this two-year period. The heading or title that appears on many of the entries is "A Trappist Writes to God."

Dates: 1972-1974

Archie Royer, Sr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4037
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 12 letters from Archie Royer, a former circus clown and Van Buren County resident, to his friend and fellow circus performer Bert Cole in New York. The collection also contains two pages of poems apparently composed by Royer, and a drawing with writing in Spanish.The letters in this collection detail Royer’s life on his farm in the 1940s. They range in date from November 1941 to July 1948. They are all addressed to Bert Cole (1875-?), a friend whom...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1869-1956

Ardis Pierce and Wayne Loney Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3207
Scope and Contents

The Kalamazoo Police Department traces its beginnings to 1882. These ledgers record a variety of calls the department received many of which dealt with animals, both alive and deceased, theft, assaults, lost items, accidents, missing children, rubbish, dangerous sidewalks and people who were inebriated.The entries record the reports but do not cover what the police did to deal with what was being reported.

Dates: 1910-1912

Arista

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/27
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories of Arista (40/27).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964 - 1985

Arthur and Effie Johnson Ford Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3752
Abstract

The collection contains various documents and photos related to Arthur and Effie Johnson Ford and range from 1887 to 1929.

Dates: 1887-1929

Auction Catalog Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 04-exws_auctioncatalogs
Abstract

Collections of catalogs from major international auction houses (Bloomsbury, Sotheby's and Christie's) pertaining to auctions that took place primarily in the early twentieth through the late twentieth century. The majority of the catalogs are for manuscript, book and jewelry sales, but a third collection recording auctions of a variety of other items is currently under development.

Dates: 1815-1997; bulk 1920-1997; Other: Date acquired: 2000

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 520
Western Michigan University Special Collections 47
 
Subject
Diaries 50
Letters 37
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 33
Correspondence 33
ledgers (account books) 29
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newsletters 29
Personal correspondence 26
Photographs 23
Programs 21
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 18
Scrapbooks 18
Business records 17
financial records 16
minutes (administrative records) 16
Pamphlets 14
account books 14
black-and-white photographs 14
Certificates 11
Menus 11
Advertisements 10
Catalogs 10
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Postcards 8
Records (Documents) 8
brochures 8
records (documents) 8
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Ephemera 6
Promotional materials 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Poetry 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
Serial publications 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
church records 5
directories 5
family papers 5
journals (accounts) 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Theater Programs 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
cabinet photographs 4
clippings (information artifacts) 4
color photographs 4
estate records 4
personal papers 4
reports 4
school records 4
tax records 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Blueprints 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Cistercians 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Kalamazoo County (Mich.) -- History 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Michigan -- Diaries 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 3
Sermons 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
commercial photography 3
design drawings 3
financial statements 3
posters 3
price lists 3
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Names
Upjohn Company 5
Kalamazoo Public Library 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Michigan Female Seminary 2
Packard, Cullen C., 1839-1898 2
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Agape Christian Student Fellowship (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Carriage Company 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Arion Press 1
Aseltine, Elmer A. (Elmer Adelbert), 1865-1946 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
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
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