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Philip M. Farnsworth Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3399
Scope and Contents The first diary runs from 1854 to 1858. It appears Philip along with being a farmer worked in the lumber industry as he notes a day to day schedule of what he did, how long he did it and how much he was paid. That part of the diary goes from 1854 to 1856. In 1857 and 1858, Farnsworth covers his daily activities.The second and third diaries cover the period September, 1870 to December 2, 1870 and December 2, 1870 to August, 1871. He notes in the second diary that it was purchased...
Dates: 1854-1871

Roman I. Jarvis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3542
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains a large number of newspaper clippings relating to social welfare, local, regional, and national political events, myriad open letters printed in the News-Palladium (today the Herald-Palladium), and personal letters relating to his political career and service as postmaster in Benton Harbor. The letters and pamphlets relate to speeches given or attended by Roman Jarvis.

Dates: 1851-1940

Shepard Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3642
Abstract

This collection contains letters addressed to the Shepard family, Hattie and Esther, a mother and daughter. These letters come from various people and are from 1920’s to the 1940’s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1949

Southwestern Michigan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4123
Abstract

This collection contains miscellaneous letters exchanged between various people in Southwestern Michigan between the years 1882-1958.

Dates: 1882-1958

The Herschfield Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4120
Dates: Majority of material found within 1912-1919

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Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 1