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Henderson-Ames Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3541
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of design templates, catalogues, and correspondence from the Henderson-Ames Company located in Kalamazoo Michigan, which was in business from 1893 to 1993.

Dates: 1890-1911

Hollister Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4323
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, diaries, and legal documents from the Hollister family who lived in Burr Oak, Michigan and Hamilton, Illinois during the mid-1800s and early 1900s.Several letters are to and from Albert N. Hollister (1842-1915) and his mother Mary (Hollister) Shaw née Newcomb (1821-1905) and his younger sister (Mary) Lillian Hollister (1848-1866). The bulk of these letters were written during a long illness that claimed Lillian’s life in 1866 and the period...
Dates: mid-1800s to early 1900s

Howard Hilles-Corinne Roosevelt Robinson Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_hilles-robinson
Abstract

Correspondence of the poet Howard Hilles and the poet and younger sister of President Theodore Roosevelt, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson. Includes handwritten poems exchanged by the two poets and photographs.

Dates: 1913-1938

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

Jacob Hampton Civil War Letter

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Identifier: RH-A-4351
Scope and Contents

The collection contains one letter dated November 13, 1864 by Civil War soldier Jacob Hampton (1847-1929) from Pavilion, Michigan while enlisted in the First Regiment Michigan Engineers and Mechanics and addressed to his sister while stationed in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In the letter, he discusses daily life and reports on Confederate troop movements.

Dates: November 13, 1864

John Esch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3578
Abstract

This collection is mostly comprised of family letters, dealing mostly with the Holden and Ashley families. The range of dates is from 1858 to 1964. Although the majority of the letters are between 1858 till about 1920. These letters are mostly addressed to Harriet and Jerome Ashley from their children, Harriet’s siblings and their children. Harriet and Jerome lived in Calhoun county Michigan for a majority of their lives.

Dates: 1858-1964

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

Judith Moffett Literary Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-01-exws_moffett
Abstract

Collected correspondence between writer, English professor and translator Dr. Judith Moffett (1942-) and other poets and writers. Over 400 letters, notes, postcards, and cards all addressed to Dr. Moffett covering a period from 1963 to 1996. Includes letters from George Abbe, Isaac Asimov, Peter Beagle Marvin Bell, Wendell Berry, David Bromwich, Paul Engle, Seamus Heaney, Donald Justice, Lisel Mueller, Alicia Ostriker, Grace Schulman, Paul Zelinsky and others.

Dates: 1964-1999; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1969-1985; Other: Date acquired: 1998

Kalamazoo Chapter of National Secretary Association

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Identifier: RH-A-4122
Abstract

This collection is composed of documents from the Kalamazoo Chapter of the National Secretaries Association which existed from 1946 to 2015 until the chapter moved operations exclusively online.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1946-2015

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 52
Western Michigan University Special Collections 21
 
Subject
Correspondence 34
Personal correspondence 26
Letters 18
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
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Business correspondence 6
ledgers (account books) 6
records (documents) 6
Diaries 5
minutes (administrative records) 5
American poetry -- 20th century 4
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
Ephemera 4
Scrapbooks 4
Serial publications 4
Typescripts 4
black-and-white photographs 4
family papers 4
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Business records 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Postcards 3
Proofs (Printing) 3
Publishers and publishing 3
Small presses 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 3
financial records 3
newsletters 3
personal papers 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Catalogs 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
Obituaries 2
Poets -- 20th century -- Correspondence 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 2
account books 2
articles 2
church records 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
membership lists 2
translations (documents) 2
Academic writing 1
Acrobats -- Michigan -- Van Buren County 1
Advertisements 1
Advertising -- Bicycle industry 1
American literature -- 20th century 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Art portfolios 1
Artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Authors, South African -- 20th century 1
Autograph albums 1
Automobiles -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Bakeries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Beer labels -- Design 1
Bibliographies 1
Bicycle industry 1
Bicycles 1
Book design--United States 1
Book industries and trade--United States--20th century 1
Book jackets 1
Bookbinding 1
Bowling alleys -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Bronson Park (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Three Rivers 1
Calligraphy 1
Certificates 1
Chapbooks 1
Children's books -- United States 1
Children's literature -- United States 1
Children's literature, English 1
Children's periodicals 1
Circus performers -- Michigan -- Van Buren County 1
Cistercians 1
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 1
English poetry -- 20th century 1
English poetry -- History and criticism 1
Etching -- 20th century 1
Etchings 1
Exhibition catalogs 1
Fairies 1
Folklore -- British Isles 1
Fountain of the Pioneers (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Gay rights -- Oregon -- Portland 1
Graphic artists -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Graphic arts 1
Graphic design (Typography) 1
Historic Preservation -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Intergovernmental cooperation -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 1
Interviews 1
Invoices 1
Irish literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism 1
Irish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 1
Ives Street Press -- Records and correspondence 1
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Language
English 72
French 1
German 1
Latin 1
 
Names
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 2
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
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American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Bixby, Robert, 1952-2012 1
Black Sparrow Press 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Boardman, Ann Gilbert 1
Boardman, Gilbert S (Gilbert Simeon), 1833-1917 1
Boardman, S. (Samuel Ward) 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Braceland, Lawrence C. 1
Brady, Christine 1
Briggs, Katherine Mary 1
Brigham, Besmilr 1
Bromige, David 1
Bukowski, Charles T. 1
Bunkers, Suzanne L 1
Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.) 1
Campau family 1
Campau, Edward J., 1916-2007 1
Campau, Elward B., 1919-1998 1
Cash, Barbara 1
Cash, Sophie, 1834-1932 1
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Christensen, Paul, 1943- 1
Clampitt, Amy 1
Clark, Tom (Thomas Willard), 1941- 1
Clarke, Emma W. 1
Codrescu, Andrei, 1946- 1
Cole, Bert (1875-) 1
Coleman, Wanda 1
Colony Room (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Ralph, 1942-1945 1
Cooney, Seamus 1
Corman, Cid 1
Cory, Clyde Vern, 1889-1976 1
Cory, Marguerite (Molly) Bernice Bosworth, 1893-1960 1
Cossery, Albert, 1913-2008 1
Creeley, Robert, 1926-2005 1
Crews, Judson 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
Dawson, Fielding, 1930-2002 1
Di Prima, Diane 1
DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
Dorn, Edward 1
Drake, Jane, 1826-1899 1
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 1
Dutch Treat Bakery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
ETANDA Club (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Eat and Dance Club (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
Esch, John 1
Eshleman, Clayton 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Faas, Ekbert, 1938- 1
Fante, John, 1909-1983 1
Farnsworth, James S., 1907- 1
Farnsworth, Philip M. 1
Faulkner, Myran, 1869- 1
Field, Edward, 1924- 1
Finch family 1
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Fitch, Asa 1
Fort Custer (Mich.) 1
Francis, Lesley Lee, 1931- 1
Frank, Thaisa 1
Freeland, Jane Patricia, 1910-2004 1
Frobenius family 1
Frobenius, Frank, 1860-1928 1
Frobenius, Mary Kammerer, 1860-1943 1
Galesburg Parent-Teacher Association (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Gernant, David 1
Gilbert, of Hoyland 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gordimer, Nadine 1
Graves, Henry S. 1
Grossinger, Richard, 1944- 1
Guest, Barbara 1
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