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General Bissel Humphrey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3832
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials relating to General Bissel Humphrey (approximately 1792 – 1855). The materials in this collection are from 1855 to 1861.

The ledger in this collection was written by George S. Clark, the executor of Gen. Humphrey’s estate. The ledger begins in August of 1855 and ends in January of 1861. The payments made include mortgages on properties held by the deceased, medical bills for his wife, funeral arrangements, and payments to individuals.

Dates: 1855-1861

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

Helen Zakin papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_zakin
Abstract

Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2010

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

Ives Street Press Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_ivesstpress
Abstract

Collected papers, samples and other materials of Barbara Cash (1930-1997) printer and designer at Ives St. Press (Connecticut and Maine). The collection contains correspondence with authors and colleagues, designs for broadsides and books, business records of the Ives Street and Cellador Presses, professional association meeting and contest materials, and materials for Cash's MFA thesis on fine presses in New England.

Dates: 1979-2001; Majority of material found within Bulk 1981-1992; Other: Date acquired: 2002-04-10

J. Whirler Pop-up and Children's Literature Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_whirler
Abstract A collection of materials from a Portland, Oregon, bookstore, J. Whirler Books specializing in children's books and pop-up books. Collection includes articles and newsletters, book fair programs, publisher advertisement bookmarks, catalogs, directories, postcard advertisements, assorted issues of children's literature serials, and misc. correspondence to booksellerThis collection also has a large number of books associated with it (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through...
Dates: 1971-1999; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1996-1999; Other: Date acquired: 1999

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

John Schroder Ledger

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4150
Scope and Contents This collection is a single daybook ledger belonging to John Schroder concerning his 1896- 1897 grocer and dry goods business in Galesburg, Michigan. The ledger records various individuals and businesses that made purchases at John Schroder’s business, each of which is assigned a number, recorded on the left. Examples include Henry Steward, assigned thirteen, and cash assigned seventeen, which is assumed to be the expenses of John Schroder. Information is recorded by date, typically one day...
Dates: 1896-1897

John Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_woods
Abstract

Personal papers of twentieth century American poet John Woods, including drafts of individual poems and book manuscripts, research materials, academic career files, photographs, cassette tape recordings. Also associated with this collection are 987 books from the poet's personal library, many inscribed by the authors (the books are cataloged separately and searchable through the WMU Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1948-1996; Majority of material found within Bulk 1950-1992; Other: Date acquired: 07/15/1999

Juliet Chase Helmsworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3829
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of scrapbooks, photos, newspaper clippings, genealogical research and other items connected to the Chase Sebring families ranging from the early 1880’s- the late 1960’s. The collection is roughly one cubic foot in total size.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880-1960

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Repository
Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 62
Western Michigan University Special Collections 14
 
Subject
ledgers (account books) 30
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 20
account books 14
Correspondence 9
black-and-white photographs 8
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Letters 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Scrapbooks 5
Diaries 4
financial records 4
newsletters 4
Albums (Books) 3
color photographs 3
records (documents) 3
Advertisements 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business correspondence 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 2
Business records 2
Catalogs 2
Children's books -- United States 2
Ephemera 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Illustration of books 2
Pamphlets 2
Poetry 2
Promotional materials 2
Publishers and publishing 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Sermons 2
Small presses 2
Typescripts 2
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
minute books 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Academic writing 1
Advertising -- Bicycle industry 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Animated films 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Designs and plans 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 21st century 1
Avengers (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Barbershop singing -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Bibliographies 1
Bicycle industry 1
Bicycles 1
Blacksmithing -- Michigan -- Leonidas 1
Book designers--United States 1
Book industries and trade--United States--20th century 1
Bookbinding 1
Books -- History 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Directories 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- History 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Cassopolis 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Galesburg 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Calendars 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Certificates 1
Charities -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Charities, Medical -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's literature, American 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Children’s stories, American 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Cistercians 1
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Graphic novels 1
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Crime -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Dummies (Bookselling) 1
Elementary school buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Elementary schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Etching -- 20th century 1
Etchings 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Funeral homes -- Michigan -- Athens 1
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Language
English 75
French 1
Latin 1
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Bourne family 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Bromige, David 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Cash, Barbara 1
Catholic Church--Clergy 1
Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Chamberlin, Charles 1
Chase H. Dickinson 1
Chase family 1
Chase, Helen Sebring, 1883-1967 1
Chase, Jay Gould, 1880-1949 1
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Clark Commercial College (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Club Konrad Haebler‏ 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Cook, Ferris 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
Cronin, Jeremiah H., 1873-1960 1
DC Comics, Inc. 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Delia E. Treash, 1885-1984 1
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 1
Dooley, Lloyd S., 1896-1979 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
E.J. Kelly Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards & Chamberlin Hardware Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Edwards, Paul, 1950- 1
Eigner, Larry, 1927-1996 1
Enslin, Theodore 1
Episcopal Community of St. John the Baptist (Mendham, N.J.) 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Farrell Products Company (Dowagiac, Mich.) 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Flannery, Norma, 1899-1984 1
Four Township Water Resources Council (Mich.) 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Freeland, Jane Patricia, 1910-2004 1
Galesburg High School Alumni Association (Mich.) 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Green, W. Frank (William Frank), 1860-1939 1
Griffin family 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 1
Harmon, Arthur, (1926-2002) 1
Harmon, Hilda Jean, (1926-2022) 1
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943 1
Helmsworth, James A., 1915-2015 1
Helmsworth, Juliet Chase Muller, 1909-2000 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 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
Humphrey, Bissel, 1792-1855 1
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ives Street Press 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
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