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General Farm ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
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

General Gas Light Company Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3936
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of a pamphlet as an advertisement from the General Gas Light Company located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Published in 1928, it promoted their Humphrey Radiantfire, an indoor gas heater which could fit in the fireplace. The pamphlet advertised 24 radiators which came in various colors such as brown, bronze, black, rich maroon, green, wrought iron, pierced hearth and various shades of brass. Other products advertised included 6 brass fenders...
Dates: 1928

George and Miriam Arend Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3466
Abstract

The collection is composed of letters, documents, and photographs belonging to George and Miriam Arend, the parents of Dean Arend, who was a professor at Western Michigan University.

Dates: 1915-1991

George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...
Dates: 1872

George F. Pierrot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3566
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy of the World Letters, a geography education textbook consisting of correspondence from George F. Pierrot, a well-known Detroit-based TV personality and frequent speaker at the Detroit Institute of Art. Beginning in Northern Ireland and ending in Punjab, India, the correspondence in question served to provide some geographical information about various localities in Europe, Africa, and Asia, in 1937, in the form of a travel narrative written by George Pierrot...
Dates: 1937-1939

George Kennicutt Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3971
Scope and Contents The Kalamazoo School District began in 1833 and by 1865,consisting of the Union School on the corner of South West and West Vine Streets along with four ward schools. This census in the notebook, compiled in 1865, shows 2151 students which differs a little from the yearly catalogs, which showed 2,090 at the end of the 1864-1865 school year and 2,332 at the end of the 1865-1866 school year. The names are not in alphabetical order but seem arranged according to where the students lived. This...
Dates: 1865

George L. Trombley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3694
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of sheet music of four songs composed by George L. Trombley (1883-1963) from 1912-1917 as well as a brochure for the Kalamazoo Conservatory of Music and Associated Arts from 1925 or 1926.

Dates: 1912-1917; 1925-1926

Gilbert S. Boardman Letters

 File — Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4353
Scope and Contents The collection contains two letters written in April 1859 by Gilbert S. Boardman living in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to his parents Samuel and Ann Gilbert Boardman who are living in Vermont.Both letters were written by Gilbert Simeon Boardman while living in Kalamazoo, Michigan to his parents Samuel and Ann Gilbert Boardman who are living in Pittsfield, Vermont. He discusses the trip in the April 4th letter describing leaving Schenectady, New York and riding all the way to Detroit. He...
Dates: April 1859

Giles Buckingham Wilcox Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2130
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 37 diaries dating from 1853 to 1896, which belonged to Giles Buckingham Wilcox (b.1826 d.1922) and his wife Mary Jane (Cooley) Wilcox (b. 1835 d. 1919), from Chicago, Illinois.The entries are filled with notable events, religious sentiments, bills paid, meetings, prayers, statements about family, and notes about traveling that share insight into the life of the Reverend through the years that these diaries cover.Most of the diaries...
Dates: 1853-1896

Gillespie Drug Store Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4061
Scope and Contents

Narcotic reports and inventories for the Gillespie's Drug Stores in St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan from 1963 to 1976. Also includes controlled substances order forms, treasury department circulars, yearly narcotic inventories, miscellaneous inventory records, and wholesale dealers inventories.

Dates: Record Keeping: January 1963- August 1973

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Diaries 49
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ledgers (account books) 30
newsletters 30
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minutes (administrative records) 17
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black-and-white photographs 16
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account books 14
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records (documents) 11
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 10
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
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brochures 7
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bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
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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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cabinet photographs 4
estate records 4
notebooks 4
personal papers 4
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African Americans -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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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
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Tuberculosis 3
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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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