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Jackson Club of Kalamazoo Program

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4285
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one program from the First Annual Banquet of the Jackson Club, Tuesday, March 24th, 1908. Embossed on the cover is an illustration of a golden eagle with two American flags and a shield with the American flag on it. These illustrations are framing a black and white portrait of Andrew Jackson. Inside the program is a dinner menu, the program of events, and a list of musical selections that were played during the banquet.

Dates: 1908-03-24

James S. Gilmore Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-3804
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one information packet for race car driver A.J. Foyt and the Gilmore/Foyt Racing team for the 1984 race year, and one 1997 Christmas card from James S. Gilmore Jr. to Mr. and Mrs. James Thorne of Kalamazoo, Michigan. James S. Gilmore Jr. Bio James S. Gilmore Jr. was born in June 1926. To the casual race fan, Jim Gilmore's face probably wouldn't stand out in a crowd. But, put him in his team's famous...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984 and 1997

Janet Brown Meulman Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3477
Scope and Contents The booklet contains information about graduates, especially those who attended the reunion on July 25, 2009.Included is information about what life was like for these people when they were growing up in Kalamazoo. The writer also wanted to include information about the community and was able to gather a great deal of information about stores, movie theaters, restaurants, movies and music, just to mention a few categories. There also are photographs from high school, elementary and junior...
Dates: 2009-07-25

Jeremiah H. Cronin Store Ledger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3953
Scope and Contents This collection contains one single account ledger book from J.H. Cronin Store of Marshall, Michigan between May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915. This store was owned by Jeremiah Henry Cronin and was established in 1851 according to the Marshall directory of 1934. This ledger features all grocery sales accounts kept in chronological order. Every page in the ledger was full, and included the name of the customer and a list of their purchases below. This ledger provides a historical account of the...
Dates: Record Keeping: May 1, 1915 to July 26, 1915

John D. Lyons Drug Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-3792
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one “Fun with Puzzles” Alka Seltzer and Dr. Miles Nervine advertising booklet circa. 1920, circulated at the John D. Lyons Drug Company located at 1301 Portage Street on the corner of Washington Avenue in Kalamazoo, Michigan.The “Fun with Puzzles” booklet contained in this collection was published by Alka Seltzer and Dr. Miles Nervine for advertising purposes. It contains jokes, riddles and games as well as testimonials and advertisements for both...
Dates: 1920

John Deere Farmers Pocket Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3943
Scope and Contents

The Farmers Pocket Ledger appears to be a general guide produced by the John Deere Company and distributed to several hardware or farming stores. This ledger served as a personal guide for farming tactics while also promoting and advertising the products and tools the John Deere Company had to offer.

Dates: Publication: Majority of material found within 1934 - 1935

John Esch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3578
Abstract

This collection is mostly comprised of family letters, dealing mostly with the Holden and Ashley families. The range of dates is from 1858 to 1964. Although the majority of the letters are between 1858 till about 1920. These letters are mostly addressed to Harriet and Jerome Ashley from their children, Harriet’s siblings and their children. Harriet and Jerome lived in Calhoun county Michigan for a majority of their lives.

Dates: 1858-1964

John Frederick Monroe journals

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4242
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two journals written by Ensign John Frederick Monroe (1921-1986) of Muskegon MI. The journals detail daily life of John F. Monroe during his service in the US Navy from 1943-1944 while stationed in Panama during World War Two.

Dates: 1943-1944

John Holmes Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3454
Scope and Contents In 1892,a new Post Office was completed on the southwest corner of Burdick and South Streets. In July of 1903 an article announced that work on the new addition which would be built to the west had begun. Total cost of the addition would be $38,500.Charles W. Gindole of Chicago received the contract to construct the building. John H. Holmes worked for the federal government supervising the construction. There are entries written by John Holmes starting on July 14, 1903 and continuing off and...
Dates: 1913

John Jay Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3427
Abstract

The collection is composed of one document giving directions for the Excelsior Tanning Process patented by John Jay Johnson, Kalamazoo, Michigan, published in 1863.

Dates: 1863

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 443
Western Michigan University Special Collections 48
Western Michigan University Waldo Library 1
 
Subject
Diaries 39
Letters 32
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 31
Correspondence 31
Photographs 27
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ledgers (account books) 26
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 20
Scrapbooks 16
account books 13
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 12
Programs 12
financial records 12
minutes (administrative records) 12
Business records 10
Catalogs 10
black-and-white photographs 10
Pamphlets 9
Postcards 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 8
Menus 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 8
Advertisements 7
Certificates 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
Records (Documents) 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Serial publications 6
brochures 6
Cistercians 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Proofs (Printing) 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
booklets 5
church records 5
family papers 5
membership lists 5
notebooks 5
photograph albums 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Business correspondence 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Poetry 4
Promotional materials 4
Publishers and publishing 4
Small presses 4
Typescripts 4
Western Michigan University -- History 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
personal papers 4
records (documents) 4
school records 4
tax records 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 3
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Printing industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Women -- Michigan -- Diaries 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 3
bylaws (administrative records) 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
journals (accounts) 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
posters 3
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 2
Authors, American -- 20th century 2
Bible records 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 2
Carriage and wagon making -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Catholic Church -- History 2
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Language
English 486
Multiple languages 4
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
German 1
 
Names
Upjohn Company 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
Kalamazoo Central High School 3
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Kalamazoo Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
Western Michigan University 3
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 2
Black Sparrow Press 2
Bronson Methodist Hospital (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
First Presbyterian Church (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Gull Lake Country Club (Richland, Mich.) 2
House of David (Religious society) 2
Kalamazoo Corset Co. 2
Kalamazoo Public Schools 2
Kalamazoo Publishing Company 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
Reidsema, John M. 2
Tuberculosis Sanitorium (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 2
Waldo, Dwight B. (Dwight Bryant), 1864-1939 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
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 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
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
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
Bergé, Carol, 1928-2006 1
Berlin, Lucia 1
Best, Earnest L., 1939- 1
Beta Phi Mu. Kappa Chapter (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Billingham & Cobb Architects (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 1
Bingham, H. L. (Harry L.) 1
Bird, Charles Harold 1
Bixby, Robert, 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Blanchard family 1
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