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Bert Byron Davis Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3564
Scope and Contents This collection covers the time period during B.B. Davis’ life in the Philippines in the 1930s to mid-1940s. The majority of the collection contains correspondence between B.B. Davis and his wife to family and friends living in and around Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, in particular Areta Williams Hibbard. Many of the letters were written to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lorenzo Hibbard, the latter of whom was a sister to B.B. Davis.The letters from the 1930s give an interesting insight...

Betty Fouch Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-1362
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents dating from the late 1940s to 2008. The collected papers reflect the life work of Betty Louise Fouch, including her personal published and unpublished writings, a variety of correspondences with family and friends, genealogical information, newspaper clippings from local and non-local sources, paperwork related to Betty’s health, divorce, and children, a substantial amount of addressed and unaddressed cards, as well as myriad lists and miscellaneous ephemeral...

Carol Bergé - Judson Crews Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_berge-crews
Abstract Collected correspondence between authors Carol Berge (1928-2006) and Judson Crews (1917-2010) from the late 1970s and mid 1980s. Also contains a few pieces of correspondence between Berge or Crews and other artists, editors, publishers, and friends In addition to the correspondence, the collection contains drafts of both Berge's and Crews' poetry and prose and includes Berge's editor's copy of the manuscript for Crews' book The Clock of Moss. The are also manuscript...

Caroline Bartlett Crane Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-92
Scope and Contents The collection contains material relation to Caroline Bartlett Crane's personal and public life as a Unitarian minister, a social and urban reformer, suffragist, and early conservationist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, speeches, sermons, articles,articles, travel journals, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Papers relating to women's issues of the early 20th century include: correspondence with suffragists Anna Howard Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, and Jane...

Clyde Cory Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3869
Scope and Contents Letters written by Clyde Vern Cory to his wife, Molly, and his family while he was serving in World War I, November 21,1917- April 21, 1919. The letters reveal that he did not face combat, but was part of a military band that played often for newly recruited soldiers and nurses in hospitals and town squares. However, it is not clear what instrument Clyde played. Clyde spent the majority of his time enlisted training in Camp Custer, Battle Creek, MI, and Camp Mills, Long Island, NY. He served...

Denise Levertov-Alan Helms Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: 03-01-exws_levertov
Abstract Handwritten correspondence between the twentieth century American poet Denise Levertov (1923 - 1997) and writer / English professor Alan Helms (1937- ). Also includes legal document listing Helms as co-trustee of the Denise Levertov Trust.

Edward Callan Collection: Alan Paton Archive

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Identifier: 03-exws_alanpatonarchive
Abstract Articles, essays, speeches by South African author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Paton collected by Western Michigan University professor Edward Callan. Also contains correspondence between Callan and Alan Paton, as well as Callan and other notable South African anti-apartheid activists, such as Nadine Gordimer and Albert J. Luthuli.

Elmore Y. Warner Letter

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Identifier: RH-A-3351
Scope and Contents The letter is dated March 24, 1862. It is filled with general news. He talks about that the regiment may be on the way further south. Warner had been sick but felt better. He had stopped at the house of a widow and five daughters who helped him even though all their friends had been in the Confederacy. He reported that the ladies, “…don’t know anything about cooking.” He stated that he had not heard from her in almost four weeks and “…give me at least the scratch of your pen…” The small...

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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
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
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
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
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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