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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

Emily Dickinson Illustrated Editions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_dickinson
Abtract This collection is comprised primarily of drafts, proofs, layout plans, and illustrations pertaining to the creation of Poems for Youth and A Murmur in the Trees, both books containing collections of poems written by Emily Dickinson and published by Little Brown and Company.
Dates: 1995-1998

Facsimile Leaves Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02-exws_facsleaves
Abstract Loose facsimile leaves distributed as samples from vendors. Reproductions from various medieval and Early Modern texts.
Dates: 1996-2013; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1995

Ferris Wilcox Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3991
Scope and Contents The children sketched on some of the pages were probably Rhea and Martha Mcewen, the daughters of H. C. Mcewen. H. C. Mcewen worked for the public highways in Leonidas in 1888. They signed her name to a few pages. Rhea Mcewen was born in 1912 and Martha Mcewen was born in 1914, both in Leonidas, Michigan.
Dates: 1888

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

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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 daily...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 46
Western Michigan University Special Collections 12
 
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ledgers (account books) 24
account books 12
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 11
Correspondence 9
Photographs 5
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black-and-white photographs 5
Proofs (Printing) 4
Albums (Books) 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Letters 3
Records (Documents) 3
Scrapbooks 3
financial records 3
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business records 2
Catalogs 2
Ephemera 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Pamphlets 2
Publishers and publishing 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Small presses 2
Typescripts 2
Women -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Societies and clubs 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
minute books 2
newsletters 2
tax records 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Advertisements 1
America, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Architecture, Domestic -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Designs and plans 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Avengers (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Batman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Bibliographies 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 correspondence 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
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Catwoman (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Charities -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Charities, Medical -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Children's books -- United States 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's periodicals 1
Children's poetry, American 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Cistercians 1
Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Comic books, strips, etc. -- Graphic novels 1
Crime -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Cuneiform tablets--Specimens 1
Detective and mystery stories 1
Diaries 1
Diplomas 1
Disabilities -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Donald Duck (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 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
Glass painting and staining 1
Green Arrow (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Green Lantern (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Grocery trade -- Michigan -- Marshall 1
Hardware -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Hardware stores -- Michigan -- Paw Paw 1
Hospitals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Illustration of books 1
Incredible Hulk (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Interviews 1
Iron Man (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Ives Street Press -- Records and correspondence 1
Jewelry stores -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Justice League of America (Fictitious characters) -- Comic books, strips, etc. 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Department of Public Safety 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History, Military 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 1
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) -- Records and correspondence 1
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Language
English 57
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
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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
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
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Faksimile-Verlag Luzern 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Ferris, Wilcox & Co. (Leonidas, Mich.) 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
First National Bank and Trust Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Gaudie, Mary Louise Treash, 1912-1991 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Griffin family 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Hanka, Ladislav 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
International Typographical Union. Local 122 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ives Street Press 1
J.H. Cronin Store (Marshall, Mich.) 1
Jaffe, Sherril, 1945- 1
Joel Oppenheimer, 1930-1988 1
Kalamazoo Light Guard 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kalamazoo and South Haven Railroad 1
Kelly, Eugene, 1890-1964 1
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Koller, James 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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