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The Checker Cab Manufacturing Corporation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3645
Scope and Contents The booklet is an advertisement for Checker Cab Manufacturing Company’s 6 and 8 passenger “Drive-Er-Matic” special sedans, appealing to a large family instead of cabs. The booklet describes the car in depth, from detailed pictures and illustrations of mechanical components to its reputation on the road. The “Drive-Er-Matic” is described as “Beauty and Comfort with Checker Economy” (pages 8-9). The reader can enjoy its colored illustrations and grayscale photographs of the interior, exterior,...

The Comstock Manufacturing Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3653
Scope and Contents The catalogue was produced in 1895 by the Comstock Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan. The company was a manufacturer of automatic cut-off engines, boilers, pumps, and power transmitting machinery. The catalogue includes illustrations of its products along with their prices and information.

The Frederick and Shawn Hinga Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3120
Scope and Contents Collection is comprised of handwritten letters between Frederick “Fritz’ Hinga and Maxine “Mac” Pope.The folder entitled “Frederick Hinga and Maxine Pope Correspondence 1947-1948” contains 40 handwritten letters by Frederick “Fritz” Hinga to his girlfriend Maxine “Mac” Pope. Fritz, while attending Western Michigan College summer ’47 classes and living with his mother, father, and grandmother on Hazard Avenue in Kalamazoo, MI, wrote to his girlfriend Mac, while she was home for the summer from...

The Herschfield Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4120
Scope and Contents The Herschfields were residents of Kalamazoo from 1905 until at least the 1940 Census. The letters and postcards were all written by family members and by a David Herschfield, who was born August 12th 1898 and died in April 29th 1968, had spent time with the American Expeditionary Force from 1918-1919 during WWI. The American Expeditionary Force (or The AEF) was a formation of the United States Army which helped allied forces in the final 2 years of WWI, the AEF saw combat on every front during...

The Hikers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3458
Scope and Contents The collection amounts to .05 cubic feet and is composed of three club program schedules for The Hikers, a club which began in 1921. The three club program booklets are from 1932, 1941 and 1947 and contain membership roster with names and contact information along with officers and a yearly schedule of activities, including monthly meetings and hikes around the community.

The Hurtt Family

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Identifier: RH-A-3349
Abstract The collection is composed of one sepia-toned cabinet card, 4 ¼”x6 ½” of three children, two girls and one boy, and one adult male, all holding musical instruments.  The photograph is identified as "The Hurtt Family." Local photographer C.C. Packard took the photograph and his name is at the bottom of the photograph.

The Martha Gilmore Parfet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3505
Scope and Contents The Cottage Bible was first printed in London in 1825-27 and was reprinted many times. Rev. William Patton (1798-1879) added extensive notes and edited the American edition, where it was first published in 1833-34. The Bible was primarily designed for home use, and a home Bible study today is still sometimes called a “Cottage Bible Study.” The notes were designed for teachers of Bible classes and Sabbath schools who were not able to afford the more expensive Matthew Henry or Thomas Scott...

The Phyllis Anderson Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3649
Scope and Contents This scrapbook belonged to a Muskegon, Michigan native named Phyllis Anderson, born in 1936. She chronologically recorded her years at Muskegon “Bunker” Junior High from 1947-1950 to the end of her Senior High year at Muskegon Senior High from 1950-1951. Anderson included cut-outs from the Junior High School’s newspaper The Sand Dune and Muskegon’s newspaper The Muskegon Chronicle, various photographs, play and choir programs, educational awards, personal letters, and school ephemera for...

The Shadow Archive

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Identifier: 05-exws_shadow
Abstract Press kit for the 1994 Universal Studios film, The Shadow, starring Alec Baldwin, John Lone and Penelope Ann Miller, and directed by Russell Mulcahy. The archive alsos includes four issues of the detective fiction serial The Shadow published the 1930s and 1940s.

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 315
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Diaries 32
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 30
Letters 30
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Personal correspondence 22
ledgers (account books) 17
newsletters 17
account books 12
Scrapbooks 11
Postcards 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Catalogs 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Programs 8
financial records 8
Advertisements 7
Business records 7
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 7
Pamphlets 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 6
Menus 6
Serial publications 6
Cistercians 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
black-and-white photographs 5
family papers 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- History 4
Nursing schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 4
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 4
Publishers and publishing 4
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Typescripts 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives 4
brochures 4
minutes (administrative records) 4
personal papers 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
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Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Manufacturing industries -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Nursing students -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
Photographers -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 3
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Poets, American -- 20th century 3
Recipes 3
Tuberculosis 3
Western Michigan University -- History 3
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cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
financial statements 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
notebooks 3
photograph albums 3
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American poetry -- 19th century 2
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Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Marshall 2
Certificates 2
Cistercian monasteries 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
Drugstores -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Fraternal organizations -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Hotels -- 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
Manufacturers' catalogs 2
Medievalists 2
Middle Ages 2
Monastic and religious life 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 Central High School 3
Kalamazoo Public Library 3
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Upjohn Company 3
Western Michigan University 3
Black Sparrow Press 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 Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 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
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
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 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, 1952-2012 1
Blackburn, Paul 1
Blake, Trevor 1
Blanchard family 1
Blanchard, William 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
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