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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

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

B.F. Freeland Sons Company

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3810
Scope and Contents

The B.F. Freeland Sons Company’s main products were galvanized steel stock tanks, used to provide water to livestock. The catalog advertises several different kinds of stock tanks, with prices, dimensions, diagrams, and a few photographs of their products in use. In addition to the stock tanks, the catalog advertises a few different types of stock feed boilers and cookers, as well as other pieces of farm equipment, such as tank pumps and barn ventilators.

Dates: 1916

Blossom Shop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3695
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a card describing an exhibit on March 14th of an unknown year. The exhibit features treasures from the Orient and was directed by Miss Vashti B. Kaye of Seattle.

Dates: Card announces exhibit on March 14 of an unknown year. It is known that the shop existed from 1909-1932.

Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3805
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of two Ritual Constitution and By-Laws booklets dated 1951 and 1960, and one 1980 yearbook for the Hattie Russell Chapter of the Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. The Hattie Russell Chapter located in Kalamazoo, Michigan.From the Blue Star Mothers of America Inc. Constitution: "Preamble: We, the mothers of the members of the armed forces of the United States of America, do unite to establish a permanent organization. Desiring to continue to be of...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951, 1960, 1980

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Diaries 38
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ledgers (account books) 26
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minutes (administrative records) 12
black-and-white photographs 10
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 8
Menus 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 8
Catalogs 7
Certificates 7
Records (Documents) 7
Advertisements 6
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Pamphlets 5
Postcards 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
booklets 5
brochures 5
church records 5
family papers 5
membership lists 5
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notebooks 4
personal papers 4
photograph albums 4
records (documents) 4
school records 4
tax records 4
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Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
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Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
bylaws (administrative records) 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
journals (accounts) 3
registers (lists) 3
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Bible records 2
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Carriage and wagon making -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Fourth of July celebrations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Hotels -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Pictorial works 2
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Politics and government 2
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Manufacturers' catalogs 2
Michigan -- Diaries 2
Music festivals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
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Upjohn Company 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 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
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
Alabastine Company 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 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
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
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 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
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Boudeman, Donald O. 1
Boudeman, Donald, 1880-1949 1
Boudeman, Donna Nicholson, 1909-1987 1
Bourne family 1
Bowen family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowmaster, Frank, 1869-1960 1
Bowmaster, John Maynard, 1904-1960 1
Bowmaster, Teresa, 1882-1969 1
Boylan, Walter J. 1
Brady, Christine 1
Bridges, Arthur 1
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