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Alvan Motor Freight

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3270
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents pertaining to Alvan Motor Freight, Inc., and various acquisition agreements carried out between Alvan, Putnam Transfer, and Daum. Also, the collection includes internal documents related to the production of a hand book for non-union employees, as well as various bank loan agreements.
Dates: 1962-1999

John Woods Papers

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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

Kalamazoo Entertainment Scrapbook

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Identifier: RH-A-3330
Abstract The collection is composed of one scrapbook filled with programs, announcements, newspaper clippings and a menu from various Kalamazoo sites from 1912 to 1927.
Dates: 1912-1927

Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Society Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3760
Scope and Contents Kalamazoo Junior Symphony Society collection includes performance programs; orchestra rosters; publications by and about the society; audio-visual recordings; scrapbooks; color and black-and-white photographs. The audio/visual recordings include floppy disks; VHS; cassettes; reel to reel recordings; and compact disks.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930's to Present

Kalamazoo Sled Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3345
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one scrapbook from the Kalamazoo Sled Company from 1931-1952. The scrapbook is filled with advertisements of sleds, the majority of them made by the Kalamazoo Sled Company.
Dates: 1931-1952

Margaret Poinier Bird

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Identifier: RH-A-3597
Overview This collection is composed of 4 diaries detailing the daily activities of Margaret Poinier Bird, her husband, Charles Harold Bird, and their two daughters Margaret and Barbra Bird. The diaries document their travels across the United States and most of Europe from 1930 - 1932. In addition there is a large scrap book with many postcards and some photographs from their travels.
Dates: 1930-1932

Merrill R. Wiseman Scrapbook

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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

Nelson Curtis Scrapbook

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Identifier: RH-A-3520
Scope and Contents Nelson Curtis was born in Kalamazoo, MI in 1921 to Bessie and Homer Curtis. In 1934, when the scrapbook was created, the family lived on 811 Harrigan Ct. and his father worked as a printer. His family attended the Kalamazoo Missionary Church. Curtis graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School in June 1939. After a couple years, he attended Western Michigan College to study education. In the 1942 yearbook, Brown and Gold, Curtis is pictured as a member of the Men’s Glee Club. Also, in 1942 he...
Dates: 1934

Order of the Eastern Star, Coldwater, Michigan, Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3242
Abstract The collection is filled with scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Coldwater, Michigan Chapter, Number 1 of the Order of the Eastern Star (OES). Also included are newsletters from the Chapter along with newsletters from the Tyre Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons also from Coldwater.
Dates: 1947-2000

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