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Hope Luder Civil War Letters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3474-AC-2011-069
Overview The collection is composed of twelve letters, a few envelopes, and a book mail-order form compiled by Hope Luder from 1862 to 1879.
Dates: 1892-1879

John Esch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3578
Overview This collection is mostly comprised of family letters, dealing mostly with the Holden and Ashley families. The range of dates is from 1858 to 1964. Although the majority of the letters are between 1858 till about 1920. These letters are mostly addressed to Harriet and Jerome Ashley from their children, Harriet’s siblings and their children. Harriet and Jerome lived in Calhoun county Michigan for a majority of their lives.
Dates: 1858-1964

Louretta E Stevens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3634
Overview This collection contains six letters. These letters are from 1887 and are all written in the month of August
Dates: 1887

Mrs. Paul Noecker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1262
Scope and Contents This collection contains the letters of John C. Forbes, a Civil War veteran and native of Rome Township, Bradford County, PA. Forbes served successively with the 50th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers and 15th New York Engineers from September 9, 1861 until his second discharge in June 1865. A veteran of both the Siege of Fort Pulaski and the Battle of Sharpsburg/Antietam, Forbes’ service mainly involved the construction of fortifications, earthworks, or infrastructure projects....
Dates: 1777-1881

Mrs. Ruth Van Haaften Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1624
Overview The collection is composed of photographs, artifacts, and documents from Edward Clarence Van Haaften who was a Kalamazoo resident and veteran of both World Wars I and II. The collection ranges in date from 1917 to 1945.
Dates: 1917-1945

Nathaniel A. Balch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3648
Scope and Contents The letter in the collection is a correspondence from Nathaniel Balch to the Michigan Audit General, Charles Hammond, on March 5, 1943. The letter contains information regarding a tax dispute Balch had with Mr. Howard over a certain portion of land. Balch wrote the Michigan Audit General to help get clarity on the situation.Nathaniel A. Balch was born on January 22, 1808. He graduated from Middlebury College of Vermont and soon after graduation, he took the position of Principal of...
Dates: 1843

Philip M. Farnsworth Diaries

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Identifier: RH-A-3399
Scope and Contents The first diary runs from 1854 to 1858. It appears Philip along with being a farmer worked in the lumber industry as he notes a day to day schedule of what he did, how long he did it and how much he was paid. That part of the diary goes from 1854 to 1856. In 1857 and 1858, Farnsworth covers his daily activities.The second and third diaries cover the period September, 1870 to December 2, 1870 and December 2, 1870 to August, 1871. He notes in the second diary that it was purchased in...
Dates: 1854-1871

Roman I. Jarvis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3542
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains a large number of newspaper clippings relating to social welfare, local, regional, and national political events, myriad open letters printed in the News-Palladium (today the Herald-Palladium), and personal letters relating to his political career and service as postmaster in Benton Harbor. The letters and pamphlets relate to speeches given or attended by Roman Jarvis.
Dates: 1851-1940

Shepard Family Letters

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Identifier: RH-A-3642
Overview This collection contains letters addressed to the Shepard family, Hattie and Esther, a mother and daughter. These letters come from various people and are from 1920’s to the 1940’s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Southwestern Michigan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4123
Overview This collection contains miscellaneous letters exchanged between various people in Southwestern Michigan between the years 1882-1958.
Dates: 1882-1958

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
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Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
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Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
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Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.) 1
Cory, Clyde Vern, 1889-1976 1
Cory, Marguerite (Molly) Bernice Bosworth, 1893-1960 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
Esch, John 1
Farnsworth, James S., 1907- 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Regiment, 43rd 1
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United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) 1
Van Haaften, Edward C., 1894-1967 1
Van Haaften, Ruth, 1896-1990 1
Warner, Elmore Y., 1833-1886 1
Watervliet High School (Watervliet. Mich.) 1
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