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Battle Creek Township Fire Department journal

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4278
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a single journal from the Battle Creek Township Fire Department in Battle Creek Michigan. The journal covers from 1938-1941. Entries were made by various individual with information from the Fire Department. Journal entries include includes dates, times, address, and personnel. Some entries also include monetary loss, location or cause of the fire, status of the fire upon arrival, and hours worked.

Dates: 1938-1941

Ben Tibbs Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_tibbs
Abstract

Issues of literary magazines in which Kalamazoo-area poet Ben Tibbs's works were published, list of contents of the original Tibbs book donation and ephemera.

Dates: 1958-1977

Benjamin C. Sheldon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3301
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one ledger owned by Benjamin C. Sheldon who was enrolled in Clark Commercial College in Kalamazoo. The ledger has work in it dated January to September, 1856.

Dates: 1856

Berghoff Café Menu

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4267
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a menu card for Easter Dinner at the Berghoff Café in Kalamazoo, MI. This menu is from the Berghoff Café’s special Easter Dinner on April 19, 1908.

A raised illustration of white lilies is on the cover with a sonnet on the inside cover by the poet laureate of the Berghoff Hotel.

Dates: April 19, 1908

Bernard E. Sobiechowski

 Collection
Identifier: A-4102
Scope and Contents This collection contains 58 letters written by Bernard E. Sobiechowski, to his wife, Delores Hozeski, between 1952 and 1953, while he was in the U.S. Navy and stationed in Korea.According to their letters, Bernard and Delores had a daughter, Sue or Suzie, sometime during 1952, before he was drafted in the Korean War. In July of 1952, he arrived to where he would be stationed, in Teague, or Deague, South Korea. Bernard’s letters to Delores were mainly love letters, in detail,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1953

Bert Byron Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3564
Scope and Contents This collection covers the time period during B.B. Davis’ life in the Philippines in the 1930s to mid-1940s. The majority of the collection contains correspondence between B.B. Davis and his wife to family and friends living in and around Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, in particular Areta Williams Hibbard. Many of the letters were written to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lorenzo Hibbard, the latter of whom was a sister to B.B. Davis.The letters from the 1930s give an interesting insight...
Dates: 1930-1940

Besmilr Brigham-Will Inman Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_brigham-inman
Abstract

The majority of this collection is correspondence between American poet Besmilr Brigham and American poet / editor Will Inman between 1977 and 1978. It also includes typescripts and proofs of Brigham's poems and short stories, as well as two photographs.

Dates: 1971-1978; bulk 1977-1978; Other: Date acquired: 1996

Beta Phi Mu, Kappa Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2346
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of records from Beta Phi Mu, Kappa Chapter, located in Kalamazoo MI between 1966 and 2000. The collection includes 29 folders of documents such as brochures, initiation booklets, treasure's booklets, membership records, a scrapebook and photo album. The album contains news clippings and a letter from John Upjohn.

Dates: 1966-2000

Betty Beeby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-213
Scope and Contents Most of the correspondence is letters to Norton Pearl, Betty Beeby, and Jane Beeby, but letters to other family members (Ethel, Myrtle, and Dorothy Pearl, etc) are included as well. In addition, the collection also consists of letters to Loran Post, the Dahne family, Henry Graves, the Waite family, and the Yunker family. The diaries belong to John W. Pearl, Norton Pearl (ranging from 1890 to1954), Alice Pearl, and Myrtle Pearl. The bulk of the photographs are from Glacier National Park and...
Dates: 1820-1970

Betty Fouch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1362
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents dating from the late 1940s to 2008. The collected papers reflect the life work of Betty Louise Fouch, including her personal published and unpublished writings, a variety of correspondences with family and friends, genealogical information, newspaper clippings from local and non-local sources, paperwork related to Betty’s health, divorce, and children, a substantial amount of addressed and unaddressed cards, as well as myriad lists and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1940-2008

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Diaries 36
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 31
Correspondence 31
Letters 30
Photographs 26
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ledgers (account books) 24
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 20
Scrapbooks 15
account books 12
minutes (administrative records) 12
financial records 11
Business records 10
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 10
black-and-white photographs 10
Catalogs 9
Programs 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 8
Menus 8
Pamphlets 8
Postcards 8
Advertisements 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
Records (Documents) 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Certificates 6
Ephemera 6
brochures 6
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
Serial publications 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
church records 5
family papers 5
membership lists 5
notebooks 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
personal papers 4
photograph albums 4
records (documents) 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
Cistercians 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
booklets 3
bylaws (administrative records) 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 2
Bible records 2
Bibliographies 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 2
Carriage and wagon making -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
Diplomas 2
Drugstores -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Names
Upjohn Company 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
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 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
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 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
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 Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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, 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
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
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
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Bixby, Robert, 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloodroot Press 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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