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Farmer Laborer Diary Collection Finding Aid

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Identifier: RH-A-3549
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of a lumberman from 1868, and contains information regarding his daily routine, as well as his business dealings with local farmers and business associates. The diary owner appears to have either owned a small farm himself, or served as a temporary laborer on other farms in the area (he also seems to have owned small amounts of livestock). The diary also suggests that he had an intimate business relationship with a local farmer named Jacob Ulrich, and his...

Featherbone Company Records Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-1572
Scope and Contents Edward K. Warren was born in Vermont in 1847 and moved to Three Oaks in Berrien County, Michigan in 1858 with his parents. In 1883, Edward established the Warren Featherbone Company after recognizing a market for improved corset materials. After securing a patent, Edward began producing "featherbone," an alternative to pricey and frail whalebone. Featherbone was made from pointer feathers discarded by regional feather duster factories. Warren opened his first featherbone factory in Three Oaks....

Ferris Wilcox Ledger

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Identifier: RH-A-3991
Scope and Contents The children sketched on some of the pages were probably Rhea and Martha Mcewen, the daughters of H. C. Mcewen. H. C. Mcewen worked for the public highways in Leonidas in 1888. They signed her name to a few pages. Rhea Mcewen was born in 1912 and Martha Mcewen was born in 1914, both in Leonidas, Michigan.

Fine Press Ephemera Collection

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Identifier: 05-exws_fpephemera
Abstract Ephemera and documents from numerous American fine presses of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Samples of presswork from Arion, Bergamot, Black Sparrow, Bloodroot, Janus, Kat Ran, Ninja, Sutton Hoo and many more presses.

First Baptist Church of Kalamazoo Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-67
Abstract The collection is composed of one weekly bulletin, one program and one commemorative booklet-program from the First Baptist Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The materials range from 1911 to 1998.

First Congregational Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-53
Overview The collection is composed of items from the First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan and range from 1919 to 1985.

First Methodist Church of Kalamazoo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-39
Abstract The collection is composed of materials from the First United Methodist Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan and span the years 1916-1983.

First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-54
Overview The collection is composed of materials from the First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo, Michigan, and date from 1911 to 2006.

Florence May Graha Lyon Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3715
Scope and Contents Florence May Lyon was born in April 30, 1856 as Florence May Graha and died on September 2, 1935. She is buried in the Fulton Street Cemetery in Grand Rapids, MI alongside her husband Fredrick D Lyon. He lived until 1945. Fredrick was a tailor and took control of a major tailor business according to Chapman’s history of Grand Rapids from 1881. In 1913 he lost his job as second deputy of the highway department. In the 1920 census his occupation was listed as Traveling Passenger Agent. The...

Fontana Festival of Music and Art/Fontana Chamber Arts Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-2802
Scope and Contents Fontana Festival of Arts and Music and Fontana Chamber Arts materials include concert booklets, pamphlets, tickets and fliers, season announcements, program notes, newspaper clippings, mailings and newsletters.

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 277
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Subject
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 27
Diaries 27
Letters 27
Correspondence 25
Photographs 24
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Personal correspondence 20
newsletters 15
ledgers (account books) 14
Scrapbooks 10
account books 10
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Catalogs 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Postcards 8
Programs 8
financial records 8
Advertisements 7
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 7
Pamphlets 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Business records 6
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 6
Serial publications 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
Cistercians 5
Menus 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Music -- Societies, etc. 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Records (Documents) 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
black-and-white photographs 4
brochures 4
family papers 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
financial statements 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
personal papers 3
photograph albums 3
Aerial photographs 2
American poetry -- 19th century 2
Bible records 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Certificates 2
Cistercian monasteries 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Fraternal organizations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Hotels -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 2
Illumination of books and manuscripts 2
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Politics and government 2
Letterpress printing 2
Letterpress printing -- Specimens 2
Medievalists 2
Middle Ages 2
Monastic and religious life 2
Music festivals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Obituaries 2
Pharmaceutical industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Poets -- 20th century -- Correspondence 2
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Printing -- History 2
Printing -- Specimens 2
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 2
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church 2
Temperance -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Theater Programs 2
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Names
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Upjohn Company 3
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Black Sparrow Press 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Central High School 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Packard, Cullen C. 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Pharmacia & Upjohn 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 2
A. W. Johnson Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.K. Edwards and Co. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
A.L. Pratt & Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Abbaye de Lachalade (Meuse, France) 1
Abbaye de Pontigny 1
Abbaye de la Bénisson-Dieu 1
Abbey, Lewis C. (Photographer) 1
Abrams, Samuel T., Rabbi 1
Academy of Music (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Acme Manufacturing Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arion Press 1
Ashley family 1
Ashley, Harriet M. Holder, 1841-1922 1
Ashley, Jerome B., 1837-1906 1
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 1
Austin, Frank G., 1852-1915 1
B. F. Freeland Sons Company (Sturgis, Mich.) 1
Bacon, Nathaniel, 1802-1869 1
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 1
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Bixby, Robert (Bixby, Robert J.), 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Bloodroot Press 1
Bloom, Oliver J., 1861-1933 1
Blossom Shop (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Blossom, Alice E. , -1936 1
Bond Supply Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Boudeman, Donald O. 1
Boudeman, Donald, 1880-1949 1
Boudeman, Donna Nicholson, 1909-1987 1
Bourne family 1
Boutilier, Nancy, 1961- 1
Bowen family 1
Bower, Charles L., 1831- 1
Bowles, Jane (Bowles, Jane Auer), 1917-1973 1
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 1
Boyce, Gray Cowan, 1899-1981 1
Boylan, Walter J. 1
Braceland, Lawrence C. 1
Brady, Christine 1
Bridges, Arthur 1
Briggs, Katharine Mary 1
Brigham, Besmilr 1
Bromige, David 1
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