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Acme Manufacturing Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3365
Abstract The collection is composed of one account book from the Acme Manufacturing Company which had been located in Kalamazoo, Michigan from about 1884 until 1885 or 1886.
Dates: 1884-1885

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

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

Caroline Bartlett Crane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-92
Scope and Contents The collection contains material relation to Caroline Bartlett Crane's personal and public life as a Unitarian minister, a social and urban reformer, suffragist, and early conservationist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, speeches, sermons, articles,articles, travel journals, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Papers relating to women's issues of the early 20th century include: correspondence with suffragists Anna Howard Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, and Jane...
Dates: 1880-1960

Cassopolis Store Ledgers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3337
Abstract The collection is composed of two store ledgers dated 1852-1855 and 1859-1860 both from dry goods stores in Cassopolis, Cass County, Michigan.
Dates: 1852-1860

Claude Robinson Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3819
Scope and Contents Claude Robinson (1880-1957) lived in Leonidas, Michigan. He owned a blacksmith shop where he occasionally created custom cabinets, shelves etc. His shop was located downtown on Main Street in Leonidas. He worked until he passed away at age 77. This ledger contains all expenditures and transactions that took place from January 1, 1908-August 30, 1909. He frequently did shoeing jobs and repaired buggies among other tasks. Dr. Syndergaard’s notes on the ledger are located in the donor file.
Dates: 1908

Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3264
Abstract The collection is composed of materials from the Edwards and Chamberlin Hardware Company, a Kalamazoo firm in business from 1889 until 1931. The materials date from 1911 until 1931.
Dates: 1911-1931

Ferris Wilcox Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3991
Scope and Contents The children sketched on some of the pages were probably Rhea and Martha Mcewen, the daughters of H. C. Mcewen. H. C. Mcewen worked for the public highways in Leonidas in 1888. They signed her name to a few pages. Rhea Mcewen was born in 1912 and Martha Mcewen was born in 1914, both in Leonidas, Michigan.
Dates: 1888

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

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

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Names
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
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
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
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
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
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
Valentine, Hiram B., 1821-1891 1
Women's Civic Improvement League (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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