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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

Elaine Scheifele Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3891
Scope and Contents

Prior to her wedding during World War II, Elaine was given the duties of Kalamazoo City Civilian Defense Air Raid Warden for Zone 5, Sector 529. In the course of the execution of her duties she compiled this book. The book details the structures on Bryant Street and Lane Blvd, as well as the occupants of those structures. The two streets are approximately one block apart.

Dates: 1942

Elizabeth Dewing Todd Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-368
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of items relating to the Dewing, Chapin and Todd families from the years 1828 to 1970.The papers of Paul H. Todd Sr. (1887 – 1969) and Elizabeth Dewing Todd (1898 – 1976) are related to their involvement in Kalamazoo, Michigan, civic, business, and political activities. Paul H. Todd Sr. served as Mayor and as City Commissioner in Kalamazoo c. 1920s – 1940s. The ships logs and journals of William S. Dewing are from his time as an officer on...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1828-1970

Ella Sheldon Rogers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3395
Abstract

The collection is composed of one five-year diary owned by Ella Sheldon Rogers (1874-1944) who spent the last 14 years of her life in the Michigan cities of Kalamazoo and Delton. The collection additionally has two letters from Ella's son-in-law Leon Leonard, a diploma for her daughter Eloyse Rogers Leonard, their marriage certificate and a family cookbook compiled for Eloyse Rogers Leonard along with a few single sheets.

Dates: 1919-1949

Ellen Wilson Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3519
Scope and Contents At the time the diary was written, Ellen lived with her husband, father, daughter, and two granddaughters in Pittsford, MI. The family owned a farm that they rented out to the Marlow family.Ellen and her family must have just recently moved to Pittsford, because in the 1900 census, they were living in Toledo, Ohio. Agnes and her husband were living in Sandusky, Ohio. Her daughter, Agnes (who is listed as Ella A. Lemmon in the 1900 Census), and Agnes’s daughters, Grace...
Dates: 1904

Elmore Y. Warner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3351
Scope and Contents The letter is dated March 24, 1862. It is filled with general news. He talks about that the regiment may be on the way further south. Warner had been sick but felt better. He had stopped at the house of a widow and five daughters who helped him even though all their friends had been in the Confederacy. He reported that the ladies, “…don’t know anything about cooking.” He stated that he had not heard from her in almost four weeks and “…give me at least the scratch of your pen…” The small...
Dates: 1862

Emil Popke, Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3626
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of a number of documents detailing Emil Popke’s various ventures and miscellaneous school work from Emil Popke and his son, Jeff Popke. Also in the collection is a large number of letters written to different members of the Popke family. Additionally, there are photos ranging from Emil Popke’s High School senior photo to little league shots of Emil’s children Jeff and Jon.Material includes information detailing Emil Popke's work with WYYYY (AM 1470),...
Dates: 1940-1999

Emily Powell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3380
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of items found in a Bible, called a Cottage Bible. The genealogy in the Bible is from a family that lived in Cass County, mostly in Pokagon Township. Also included are programs for the Pokagon Township Sunday School Association for 1889 and 1898. It appears that the Bible may have come from Cass County. Two of the names listed in the genealogy, Elijah and Betsy Houck are found in the 1860 Census living in Pokagon Township. The other names were not found yet. The...
Dates: 1890

Ernest Lamkin Diploma

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4396
Abstract

This collection is composed of one high school diploma from Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Michigan, that was awarded to Edward Lamkin in 1937.

Dates: June 10, 1937

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Diaries 49
Letters 31
ledgers (account books) 30
newsletters 30
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 29
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Personal correspondence 25
Programs 21
Scrapbooks 17
financial records 17
minutes (administrative records) 17
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Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 16
black-and-white photographs 16
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account books 14
Advertisements 12
Menus 12
Pamphlets 11
records (documents) 11
Certificates 10
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 10
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 7
brochures 7
Business correspondence 6
Promotional materials 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Postcards 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
church records 5
clippings (information artifacts) 5
color photographs 5
directories 5
family papers 5
journals (accounts) 5
photograph albums 5
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Catalogs 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Michigan -- Diaries 4
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Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
cabinet photographs 4
estate records 4
notebooks 4
personal papers 4
reports 4
school records 4
tax records 4
African Americans -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Albums (Books) 3
Blueprints 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
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Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
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Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 3
Tuberculosis 3
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Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
commercial photography 3
cookbooks 3
financial statements 3
price lists 3
receipts (financial records) 3
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 2
Automobiles -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Bible records 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 2
Carriage and wagon making -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Christmas cards 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
Drugstores -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Fourth of July celebrations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Fraternal organizations -- Michigan 2
Fraternal organizations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Upjohn Company 5
Kalamazoo Public Library 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 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
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Grand Army of the Republic 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 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
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
Agape Christian Student Fellowship (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 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
Aseltine, Elmer A. (Elmer Adelbert), 1865-1946 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 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
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Berghoff Cafe 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
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E., -1936 1
Boardman, Ann Gilbert 1
Boardman, Gilbert S (Gilbert Simeon), 1833-1917 1
Boardman, S. (Samuel Ward) 1
Bodmer, Joseph, 1882-1975 1
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