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George C. and Lucy J. Cook Book

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3675
Scope and Contents According to Kalamazoo County marriage records, George Cook age 26 married Lucy Jane Garrett, age 25 on February 7, 1872. According to the marriage license, Cook, born in Salem, Michigan, resided in Iowa working as a merchant. Lucy, born in Cleveland, Ohio, had no profession listed. Neither have been found in the 1870 U.S. Census and there is no record of them in the 1872 Kalamazoo City Directory. They could have come to Kalamazoo to marry due to some type of association with Rev. Samuel...
Dates: 1872

Helen Zakin papers

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Identifier: 01-exws_zakin
Abstract

Photographs, negatives, and slides, notes, booklets and papers gathered by Dr. Zakin for her research, as well as academic papers and presentations and correspondence.

Dates: 1972-2004; Other: Date acquired: 2010

Henry Yaple Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal documents and photographs of Zepha Lynn Pulver Spencer, of southwest Michigan.The diaries provide a glimpse into her life, including her daily activities, primarily describing events regarding family, the weather, baking, chores, and religion. The collection also contains a book of poems, most of which were written by herself, and a few that were not. Many of the poems surround themes of family, expressing love, and religious sentiments. The...
Dates: 1920-1976

Heritage Community of Kalamazoo

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4232
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of documents, photographs, scrapbooks, photo albums, and VHS/cassette tapes from the Heritage Community of Kalamazoo, an senior living community, located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

The documents include event information, reports, an IRS letter, lists, bylaws and ethical information, agreements, board minutes, a cookbook, guestbook, marketing materials, newletters, ledgers, court cases, and campaign materials.

Dates: 1950s-

Kalamazoo Downstreamers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4384
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one scrapbook, two DVDs, and one folder of documents relating to the Kalamazoo Downstreamers Canoe Club, 1973-2008.The scrapbook is filled with photos, handwritten descriptions, newspaper clippings, a poem, and a brochure. The photos are mostly glossy and taped to the pages of the scrapbook. There are both black & white photos and color photos. Most photos are paired with a description handwritten in blue or black ink. The scrapbook features...
Dates: 1973-2008

Kalamazoo Fire Department Photograph

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Identifier: RH-A-3664
Scope and Contents The photograph of a tillerman of the Kalamazoo Fire Department was taken by photographer M. Reidsema of Kalamazoo, Michigan between the dates of 1891-1895. The address on the front of the photograph, 101 West Main St., indicates where the photographer had his studio as well as the time period the photograph had been taken; 1891-1895. John Reidsema was a photographer in Kalamazoo from 1889-1911. In this picture, a young man wears a cap with the word “TILLERMAN” followed by “KFD” (Kalamazoo...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1891-1895

Kalamazoo Log Cabin Quilters Records

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4371
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of documents, photos, DVDs, and photo books from the Kalamazoo Log Cabin Quilters (KLCQ) which includes material dated from 1979 to 2021.

Dates: 1979-2021

Kalamazoo Loose-Leaf Binder Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3382
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of 12 photographs from the Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company and its successor, the Remington Rand Company which was located at 314-320 (later 312-334) W. Kalamazoo Avenue, Kalamazoo, Michigan. The photographs are from about 1911 until 1940.

Dates: 1911-1940

Kalamazoo Portrait Photographers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2898
Abstract

The collection is composed of photographs, mainly carte de visites, cabinet cards and miscellaneous photographs of unidentified people taken by Kalamazoo photographers. These photographs more than likely were taken anywhere between 1870 and 1955.

Dates: 1870-1900

Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-738
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of records and other material created by the Kalamazoo County Chamber of Commerce, later renamed the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce in Kalamazoo, Michigan between 1904 and 2012.

Dates: 1904-2012

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Subject
black-and-white photographs 15
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 6
Scrapbooks 5
cabinet photographs 4
color photographs 4
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Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
negatives (photographs) 3
newsletters 3
photograph albums 3
Aerial photographs 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Diaries 2
Kalamazoo County (Mich.) -- Aerial photographs 2
Personal correspondence 2
Postcards 2
Promotional materials 2
ledgers (account books) 2
minutes (administrative records) 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Albums (Books) 1
American poetry -- 19th century 1
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Automobiles -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 1
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Business correspondence 1
Business records 1
Cass County (Mich.) -- Genealogy 1
Central Elementary School (Parchment, Mich.) -- Photographs 1
Christmas cards 1
Cistercian glass painting and staining -- France 1
Climax Township (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 1
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Correspondence 1
Fire fighters -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- Photographs 1
Glass painting and staining 1
Houses -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Illumination of books and manuscripts 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 1
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- City Commission -- Elections, 1969 1
Kalamazoo Fire Department -- History 1
Letters 1
Marriage licenses -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Menus 1
Ocean travel 1
Passenger lists 1
Photographs 1
Photography of farms -- Michigan 1
Portrait photography -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
Postmortem photography 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Cooper Charter Township 1
Schools -- Michigan -- Parchment -- Photographs 1
South Elementary School (Parchment, Mich.) -- Photographs 1
Stained glass windows 1
Underground Railroad -- Michigan -- Cass County 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Western Michigan University -- Buildings -- Pictorial works 1
Women -- 20th century -- Travel -- Michigan 1
Women -- Michigan -- Galesburg -- Societies and clubs 1
Women teachers -- Michigan -- Parchment -- Photographs 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 1
Youth -- Services for -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 1
brochures 1
bylaws (administrative records) 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
color slides 1
commercial photography 1
financial records 1
marriage certificates 1
serials (publications) 1
tax records 1
tickets 1
videotapes 1
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Names
Packard, Cullen C., 1839-1898 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
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Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
Bean, James 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bonine, Mary Anne, 1947-2013 1
Brooks, Samuel, 1831-1911 1
Brown, Henry A. (Photographer) 1
Byrd, Clyde Everett, 1891-1980 1
Byrd, Essie Gladys 1
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Cook, Barbara Wood 1
Cook, George C. 1
Demming School (Cooper Township, Mich.) 1
DiMarino, Jan Van Haaften 1
Dornbush, Henry (Photographer) 1
E.B. Russell Grocery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Eddy Paper Company (Three Rivers, Mich.) 1
Eddy, Henry 1
Ford & Humphrey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ford, Arthur Homer, 1861-1929 1
Ford, Ethia P. "Effie" Johnson, 1865-1936 1
Ford, Frank P., 1845- 1
Garrett, Lutie J. 1
Heritage Community of Kalamazoo 1
Hershfield Brothers (Department store) 1
Hershfield family 1
Hershfield, David, 1898-1968 1
Hershfield, Harry Aaron, 1870-1945 1
Hicks, Mae Dorsey, -1970 1
Humphrey & Abbey (Firm : Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Hurtt Family 1
Jackson, Charles Arthur, 1915-2005 1
Kalamazoo Chamber of Commerce (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Downstreamers Canoe Club (Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Log Cabin Quilters 1
Kalamazoo Loose Leaf Binder Company 1
Kalamazoo National Bank (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 1
Kovalak, Tom, 1968- 1
Lakeside for Children (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Lane, Esther Louise Wells, 1921-2010 1
Lawson, Estella Sanders, 1909-2011 1
Mantele, Frederick, 1885-1975 1
Mantele, Lulu Liniger, 1893-1971 1
Markin, Morris 1
Michigan Female Seminary 1
Michigan State Normal School 1
Michigan Teachers' Institute 1
Oakland, Ralph E., 1899-1980 1
Palmiter & Warrant 1
Perry, Edgar H. 1
Porter, Morris H., 1839-1911 1
Reliance (Steamship : 1920) 1
Remington Rand, Inc. 1
Ross, Tom 1
Russell, E.B. 1
Sharpsteen, Samuel L., 1845-1916 1
Silberman, Harriette C. Hershfield 1
Smith, Charles Harold, 1896-1975 1
Smith, Mary Kathrine, 1894-1975 1
Spaeth's Studio (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Spencer family 1
Spencer, Zepha Lynn, 1887-1983 1
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Taylor, Frank E., 1913-1997 1
Thimble Club (Galesburg, Mich.) 1
Tucker, Veta Smith 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) (Company I) 1
Upjohn Company 1
Van Haaften, Gerret, 1904-1989 1
Van Sickle, Adolphus 1
Whipple, Elias A., 1845-1864 1
White, William S. (Photographer) 1
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 1
Wiseman, Merrill R., 1896-1967 1
Wood, Thomas E. (Photographer) 1
Yaple, Henry 1
Zakin, Helen Jackson, 1945- 1
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