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Oakwood School District Assessor’s Book

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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

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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

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: Created: 1926-1947

Richard Vander Molen Collection

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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)

Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection

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Identifier: 03-exws_blacksparrow
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti and...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

South Side Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3726
Scope and Contents This collection contains a ledger from the South Side Club. Many pages of the ledger were left blank. A few meeting notes were taken, but after that the pages which are used mostly deal with bonds, stocks, and interest on bank accounts. There are also some pages which show liberty bonds bought by the club. These account information ends with 1924. The club had accounts with the Kalamazoo City Savings Bank.
Dates: 1913-1924

Spencer Funeral Home

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Identifier: RH-A-3886
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of one green S. E. Ledger, which was owned by Spencer Funeral Home in Athens, MI and was used from 1949 – 1954. The ledger is 76 pages long.Purchases recorded in the ledger include item such as cards, flowers, casket sprays, dinners, and the services themselves. There are three (3) receipts pinned in the ledger for flowers, wheat, and something from Wolfe Grain & Feed Co. The entries often include which church the funeral took place at and the family member who...
Dates: 1949 – 1954

The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3120
Overview The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection is comprised of various handwritten letters, pictures, Benton Harbor High School material, ledger book, financial records, and funeral service booklets belonging to the Hinga, Pope/Griffin, and Quigley/Born families of Benton Harbor and Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1926-2012

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Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
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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
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 (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bukowski, Charles 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, 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 Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Sled Company 1
Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults 1
Kelly, Eugene, 1890-1964 1
Kelly, Robert, 1935- 1
Kingsbury, Charles Henry 1
Koller, James 1
Lally, Michael, 1942- 1
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 1
LeFevre Institute (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957 1
Lifshin, Lyn 1
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