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Dwight B. Waldo Lincoln Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3651
Abstract

Lincolniana collected by Dwight B. Waldo (1864-1936), the first president of Western Michigan University (the books associated with this collection are cataloged individually and searchable through the Western Michigan University Libraries online catalog)

Dates: 1860-1960; bulk 1865-1931; Other: Date acquired: 1947

E. J. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3902
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a wide variety of items dating from World War 1 to the 1960s. These items include military souvenirs, photographs, business papers and publications, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1960's

Frank E. Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4324
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of materials relating to organist Frank E. (“Bud”) Taylor (1913 – 1997) and the State Theater of Kalamazoo. The materials cover a timespan from the mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s.

Dates: mid 1930’s to the early 1980’s

Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3530
Abstract

The collection is composed of documents and photographs dealing both with the internal operations and external works of the Kalamazoo Society for Crippled Children and Adults. The materials contained within date from the 1930s to the 1980s.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Lydia Siedschlag Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3643
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters written between Lydia Siedschlag and Alfonso Ianelli, and some newspaper clippings.Letters from Lydia are undated but topics covered indicate they are from 1934-1935 and the 1940s. Letters from Alfonso Ianelli are dated and cover 1934-1935 and one is from 1960. Newspaper clippings concern the Fountain of the Pioneers that Ianelli created for Bronson Park.Topics in the letters range from where colleagues are working, how much Lydia’s...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-1935, 1940s, 1960

Merrill R. Wiseman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4203
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook created by Merrill R. Wiseman (1896-1966), who spent time in the Pacific theater during World War II. The scrapbook contains photos and memorabilia obtained by Merrill R. Wiseman during his time in Manila, Philippines.The photographs cover a wide variety of topics, based on content the photos were mostly likely taken near the end of World War Two. There are photos of the ruins of Manilla, native people of the Philippines, soldiers from...
Dates: 1941-1947

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

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

Thimble Club Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4193
Scope and Contents

This collection is consists of material from the Thimble Club from 1905-1960 located in Galesburg Michigan. The material includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, and meeting ledgers.

Dates: 1905-1960

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Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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