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Mrs. Ruth Van Haaften Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1624
Abstract

The collection is composed of photographs, artifacts, and documents from Edward Clarence Van Haaften who was a Kalamazoo resident and veteran of both World Wars I and II. The collection ranges in date from 1917 to 1945.

Dates: 1917-1945

Msgr. Joseph Turk Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01-exws_turk
Abstract

Papers of Msgr. Joseph Turk (1895-1951) including research notes, manuscript drafts, offprints, correspondence, newspaper clippings and postage stamps. The research papers and notes are concerned with the Cistercian Statuta and important figures in Cistercian history, such as Bernard of Clairvaux, William of St. Thierry and Stephen Harding. The newspaper clippings relate to mid-twentieth century politics in Yugoslavia.

Dates: 1922-1977; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1940-1950

Nathaniel A. Balch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3648
Scope and Contents The letter in the collection is a correspondence from Nathaniel Balch to the Michigan Audit General, Charles Hammond, on March 5, 1943. The letter contains information regarding a tax dispute Balch had with Mr. Howard over a certain portion of land. Balch wrote the Michigan Audit General to help get clarity on the situation.Nathaniel A. Balch was born on January 22, 1808. He graduated from Middlebury College of Vermont and soon after graduation, he took the position of Principal...
Dates: 1843

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 Forman Family Letters

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Identifier: RH-A-3452
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of newspaper articles, correspondence between Jack and Alta, and other miscellaneous correspondence. The items date from February 1945 to March 1946.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3120
Abstract

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

The Herschfield Family Letters

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

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 25
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Bradford County (Pa.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Business records 1
Cistercians 1
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Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 1
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United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 15th (1861) -- History 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 50th (1861-1865). Company G -- History 1
Western Michigan University -- History 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German 1
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account books 1
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badges 1
black-and-white photographs 1
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Ashley family 1
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Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Bourne family 1
Boylan, Walter J. 1
Bridges, Arthur 1
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 1
Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.) 1
Catholic Church--Clergy 1
Cory, Clyde Vern, 1889-1976 1
Cory, Marguerite (Molly) Bernice Bosworth, 1893-1960 1
Crane, Augustus W., 1868-1937 1
Crane, Caroline Bartlett, 1858-1935 1
Crane, Mary Alice, 1913-1987 1
Crews, Judson 1
Davis, Bert Byron (1880-1944) 1
Davis, Rosella Snyder (1876-1958) 1
Esch, John 1
Farnsworth, James S., 1907- 1
Farnsworth, Philip M. 1
Faulkner, Myran, 1869- 1
Forbes family 1
Forbes, John C. 1
Forbes, Lydia Jane 1
Foreman family 1
Foreman, Alta Werkman, -1992 1
Foreman, Willis H., 1914-1996 1
Fort Custer (Mich.) 1
Fouch, Betty Louise Spaulding Kohler 1
Frobenius family 1
Frobenius, Frank, 1860-1928 1
Frobenius, Mary Kammerer, 1860-1943 1
Girl Scouts of America. Glowing Embers Council (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Gordimer, Nadine 1
Griffin family 1
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 1
Haines, Horace F. 1
Haines, Horace G. 1
Haines, Margaret, 1898-1952 1
Haines, Mary French 1
Hamill, Ruth Marie Frobenius, 1900-1996 1
Hammond, Charles G. 1
Haynes family 1
Helms, Alan 1
Hershfield Brothers (Department store) 1
Hershfield family 1
Hershfield, David, 1898-1968 1
Hershfield, Harry Aaron, 1870-1945 1
Hilles, Howard 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
Holder family 1
Jarvis, Roman I., 1851-1940 1
Kalamazoo Public Schools 1
Kingsley, David, Dr. 1
Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 1
Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967 1
Moffett, Judith, 1942- 1
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 1
Noecker, Paul, Mrs. 1
Paton, Alan 1
Paton, Anne, 1927- 1
People's Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Peterson, Faith 1
Pierrot, George, 1898-1980 1
Pope family 1
Quigley family 1
Robinson, Corinne Roosevelt, 1861-1933 1
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919 1
Shepard family 1
Shepard, Frances Esther 1
Shepard, Hattie Florence Childs 1
Silberman, Harriette C. Hershfield 1
Stevens, Louretta E. 1
Turk, Joseph, 1895-1951 1
United States. Army. Ohio Regiment, 43rd 1
United States. Army. Air Service. Aero Squadron, 102nd 1
United States. Army. Ohio Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1865) 1
Van Haaften, Edward C., 1894-1967 1
Van Haaften, Ruth, 1896-1990 1
Warner, Elmore Y., 1833-1886 1
Watervliet High School (Watervliet. Mich.) 1
Women's Civic Improvement League (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
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