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Norma Flannery Journal

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4279
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one financial journal formerly belonging to Norma Flannery. The data deals with real estate in Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1956-1973.The first segment divided by letter ranges includes several names and where to find information about them in the journal. Information regarding properties begins in 1956. Each entry lists date, property/ address, listing price, and other related costs such as payment to the brokers. Names are listed underneath the...
Dates: 1956-1973

Oakwood School District Assessor’s Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3398
Scope and Contents The first school opened for School District #2 in Kalamazoo Township around 1833.Nicknamed, “Toad Hollow,” it was located at the corner of Parkview and Knox Avenues in what is now known as the Oakwood neighborhood. In 1884, the school moved to the present site of the Public Safety station for the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety on Parkview Avenue between Laird and Barnard Streets. At that time the school became known as Lake View and in 1908 renamed Oakwood Park School.From 1908 until...
Dates: 1865-1920

O.C. Simmons Ledger Book

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4103
Scope and Contents The O.C. Simmons Ledger Book dates from 1866-1867 and documents the invoice of the hardware store, owned by Orville C. Simmons, over the year. The opening cover of the ledger is dated January 1st, 1866. Paw Paw, Michigan during this time was described as “a flourishing incorporated post village” with a population of 1300, according to the Michigan State Gazetteer for 1863-1864. It also listed other businesses in Paw Paw during this time, such as flouring mills, saw mills, blind and door...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1866 - 1867

Otis M. Southworth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4335
Scope and Contents This collection contains diaries kept by Otis Monroe Southworth (b. 1861- d. 1940) of Benton Harbor, Michigan for the years 1902-1923. In addition to his diaries are a notebook kept by his son Grover during 1918, a 1922 Diary kept by his other son, Walter, plus items and photocopies of newspaper clippings that were within the volumes.In these diaries, Otis captured not only his present, but memories and thoughts of his wife Clara L., his children, and what they did for fun as...
Dates: 1902-1923

Pages from the Past: original leaves from rare books and manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_pages
Abstract

Primarily individual leaves from European or Near Eastern manuscripts or printed books, but also contains leaves from newspapers, pamphlets, as well as several ancient Near and Middle Eastern artifacts, including a Babylonian cuneiform tablet and cylinder seal.

Dates: 2500 BCE-1894 CE; Other: Majority of material found in Bulk 1500-1800 CE

Pavilion Township Treasurer

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3514
Scope and Contents

The ledger starts in 1902 with the first listed treasurer, H. H. Sherwood and ends with Hart Fisher in 1915. However, for the years of 1909 and 1910 no treasurer is listed. This is also seen on the backside of the receipt where there is another list of treasurers with that one missing. Today the city hall is located at 7510 Q Ave E, Scotts, MI 49088-9760.

Dates: 1902-1915

Pease and Son Printers Job Register

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3322
Abstract

The collection is composed of one job register ledger for the Pease & Son and McCaul's Printing Company which were located in Kalamazoo between 1881 and 1962.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1926-1947

Richard Vander Molen Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3751
Scope and Contents

This collection consist of newsletters, publications, staff directories, informational ephemera, and other materials regarding Bronson Methodist Hospital, the Bronson School of Nursing, being a Bronson employee, and the Bronson Retiree Association

Dates: 2015 (Time the file was created)

Robert Tefler scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4252
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a scrapbook of Robert Tefler in his senior year of high school at Richland High School in 1938. The scrapebook contains loose material like newspaper clippings of basketball box scores as Robert played basketball for Richland High School, black and white photographs of Robert Tefler, and autographs from other classmates.

Dates: 1938

Schoolcraft Prairie Extension Club Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4356
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material from the Schoolcraft Prairie Extension Club, based in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Michigan from 1927 to 1993. The collection contains 11 folders of newspaper clippings ranging from 1935-1993. It is unknown what publications the clippings came from, but they were originally compiled in scrapbooks created by the club. Other material within the collection pertains to the club’s history, community involvement, events, and activities. Photos, newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1993

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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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