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George Kennicutt Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3971
Scope and Contents The Kalamazoo School District began in 1833 and by 1865,consisting of the Union School on the corner of South West and West Vine Streets along with four ward schools. This census in the notebook, compiled in 1865, shows 2151 students which differs a little from the yearly catalogs, which showed 2,090 at the end of the 1864-1865 school year and 2,332 at the end of the 1865-1866 school year. The names are not in alphabetical order but seem arranged according to where the students lived. This...
Dates: 1865

George L. Trombley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3694
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of sheet music of four songs composed by George L. Trombley (1883-1963) from 1912-1917 as well as a brochure for the Kalamazoo Conservatory of Music and Associated Arts from 1925 or 1926.

Dates: 1912-1917; 1925-1926

Gilbert S. Boardman Letters

 File — Folder: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4353
Scope and Contents The collection contains two letters written in April 1859 by Gilbert S. Boardman living in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to his parents Samuel and Ann Gilbert Boardman who are living in Vermont.Both letters were written by Gilbert Simeon Boardman while living in Kalamazoo, Michigan to his parents Samuel and Ann Gilbert Boardman who are living in Pittsfield, Vermont. He discusses the trip in the April 4th letter describing leaving Schenectady, New York and riding all the way to Detroit. He...
Dates: April 1859

Giles Buckingham Wilcox Diaries Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2130
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 37 diaries dating from 1853 to 1896, which belonged to Giles Buckingham Wilcox (b.1826 d.1922) and his wife Mary Jane (Cooley) Wilcox (b. 1835 d. 1919), from Chicago, Illinois.The entries are filled with notable events, religious sentiments, bills paid, meetings, prayers, statements about family, and notes about traveling that share insight into the life of the Reverend through the years that these diaries cover.Most of the diaries...
Dates: 1853-1896

Gillespie Drug Store Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4061
Scope and Contents

Narcotic reports and inventories for the Gillespie's Drug Stores in St. Joseph and Benton Harbor, Michigan from 1963 to 1976. Also includes controlled substances order forms, treasury department circulars, yearly narcotic inventories, miscellaneous inventory records, and wholesale dealers inventories.

Dates: Record Keeping: January 1963- August 1973

Gilmore Brothers Department Store Publications

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1729
Scope and Contents

This collection contains four issues of The Town Crier from 1929 and 1930. This was a daily publication for the employees of the Gilmore Brothers Department Store which operated in Kalamazoo from 1881 to 1999.

Dates: Publication: 1929-1930

Gladys Lambert Dunham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3552
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of diaries written by Gladys Marie Lambert Dunham from the years 1921 to 1987. Some of the diaries are a different year than what is stated on the cover. The diaries are an excellent example of life in a small farming village during the mid- to late-20th century. Gladys writes about the weather each day, places in southwestern Michigan that she visited, her work and the food she ate. Many entries describe her day washing, cleaning, canning food, and picking...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1987

Grace Christian Reformed Church Directories

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4272
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of eleven church directories for the Grace Christian Reformed Church located downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The Directories range from 1953-1987. Each cover, excluding the 1987 edition, includes a picture of the church located at 612 S. Park Street (listed 610 S. Park Street on the 1953 editions), and the name of the current reverend. The information inside includes lists of members with their addresses and numbers, births, deaths, and committee activities.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-1978, 1987

Grace Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-1803
Scope and Contents This collection includes news clippings and other materials collected by Grace Davi's mother, the later Alma Powell from the early 1930s to the late 1960s.The articles range in chronological order from the early 1930s to the late 1960s. They provide local, state, and national news, events, and perspectives. Alma Powell's articles also provide a snapshot of African-American history in Kalamazoo and nationwide. Through her work with the Kalamazoo Human Relations Committee, various...
Dates: early 1930s - late 1960s

Grace Field Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3482-AC-2011-089
Abstract

The collection is composed of financial documents, correspondence, and organizational documents from the Michiana Cello Society. This collection has documents that date from 1984-1997 contained within.

Dates: 1984-1997; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2010

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 539
Western Michigan University Special Collections 52
Western Michigan University Waldo Library 1
 
Subject
Diaries 51
Letters 38
Correspondence 34
ledgers (account books) 30
newsletters 30
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 29
Personal correspondence 26
Programs 21
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 20
Scrapbooks 19
Business records 17
financial records 17
minutes (administrative records) 17
black-and-white photographs 16
Pamphlets 15
account books 14
Advertisements 13
Menus 12
Certificates 11
records (documents) 11
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 10
Postcards 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 8
brochures 8
Catalogs 7
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Business correspondence 6
Promotional materials 6
Serial publications 6
bylaws (administrative records) 6
membership lists 6
photograph albums 6
Cistercians 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Poetry 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
church records 5
clippings (information artifacts) 5
color photographs 5
directories 5
family papers 5
journals (accounts) 5
notebooks 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Michigan -- Diaries 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Menus 4
Small presses 4
Theater Programs 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
cabinet photographs 4
estate records 4
personal papers 4
reports 4
school records 4
tax records 4
African Americans -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Blueprints 3
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Diplomas 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Kalamazoo County (Mich.) -- History 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Police -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo County 3
Scores 3
Sermons 3
Songbooks 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
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Language
English 586
Multiple languages 4
German 2
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
French 1
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Names
Upjohn Company 5
Kalamazoo Public Library 4
Bronson Methodist Hospital. School of Nursing (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Callan, Edward (Edward Thomas O'Dwyer), 1917-2011 3
Clarage Fan Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 3
Kalamazoo Valley Museum 3
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Balch, Nathaniel A. (Nathaniel Aldrich), 1808-1894 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Checker Motors Corp. (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Grand Army of the Republic 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Sled Company 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marlborough Apartments (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Michigan Female Seminary 2
Packard, Cullen C., 1839-1898 2
Parks, Floyd 2
Pere Marquette Railroad 2
Pfizer Inc. 2
Reidsema, John M. 2
State Theatre (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Western Michigan College of Education 2
Western State Normal School (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
Adams, Lida Leora, 1883-1972 1
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Aelfric, Abbot of Eynsham 1
Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167 1
Agape Christian Student Fellowship (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Alabastine Company 1
Allen, Francis Wilbur 1
Allen, J. Adams (Jonathan Adams), 1825-1890 1
Allen, Thomas B. (Thomas Burt), 1928-2004 1
Allied Paper Corporation 1
Alvan Motor Freight Inc. 1
American Carriage Company 1
American Featherbone Company (Chicago, Ill) 1
American Hotel (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American National Bank and Trust Company of Michigan 1
American Peat Fuel Company (Capac, Mich.) 1
American Playing Card Co. 1
American Roentgen Ray Society 1
American Tool & Die Works (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
American Tool & Engineering Company (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Ames, Charles S., 1853-1925 1
Ames, Edward, 1851-1949 1
Anders, Jennie 1
Anderson, Candace 1
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993 1
Anderson, Phyllis, 1936- 1
Andrie, Eugene 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906 1
Arcadia Roller Rink (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Arion Press 1
Aseltine, Elmer A. (Elmer Adelbert), 1865-1946 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
Baldwin, Alec, 1958- 1
Bannister, Burr, 1837-1916 1
Barton, Edward Read 1
Barton, Olin W. 1
Battle Creek (Mich.). Fire Department 1
Bayles, Burtis 1
Bayles, Charles H. 1
Bean, James 1
Beard, Chauncey 1
Beebe family 1
Beeby, Betty, 1923-2015 1
Beeson, B. F. 1
Bellesorte, Anthony R., approximately 1936- 1
Ben Franklin Publishing Company (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Bennett, Reuben, 1848-1919 1
Benson, John Howard, 1901-1956 1
Berghoff Cafe 1
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