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Whatsoever Free Bed Association

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3568
Scope and Contents The collection contains annual reports, minutes, membership lists, case books, and financial records. Most of this information is contained in hardbound books, spiral notebooks, or loose leaf paper. There are two folders of correspondence, which consists mainly of thank you cards from patients helped by Whatsoever Free Bed. A number of newspaper clippings and articles contain historical information relating to the association.

William R. Smith World War I Letter

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-70
Scope and Contents William R. Smith was born in 1892 making him 22 when he wrote this letter. It primarily talks about how he spent Christmas stationed in Germany. He mentions he will be sending his roster and menu from the day which he says, “I don’t think we could of gotten a better souvenir than this so please keep it.” It appears he was located in Ringsdorg, Germany. He sends his love but does not mention how much longer he would be in Germany. William Smith comes back to Grand Rapids. In the 1930 census he...

William Shakespeare Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3433
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one book, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War 1861-1865, volume 2, Second Michigan Infantry, published by Ihling Brothers & Everard Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan. There is no publication date although there is a letter inside the cover dated 1904.

Willis Dunbar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-40
Scope and Contents Dunbar papers include information on his career as an educator, author, historian, radio programming director, and civic leader. Collection reflects Dunbar's varied interests in Kalamazoo and Michigan including files from his radio programs, ca. 1943-1951, material relating to the House of David, Benton Harbor, Michigan, American Expeditionary Forces (Polar Bears), correspondence regarding the Michigan Centennial Commission, Michigan Constitutional Convention material, 1961-1962, scrapbook on...

Wolbers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3589
Scope and Contents The Wolbers opened the first shopping center in Portage; it was first opened as a general store in 1916. This store was also the first Spartan store in portage. The Wolbers owned and operated this store, Wolbers for 51 years until June of 1967. Wolbers sold a variety of things from grocery items to other items such as garden tools, auto supplies and gas. Henry Wolbers and his parents moved from the Netherlands with him in 1897. Henry met his wife Etta in Portage and opened Wolbers general...

Women in Business

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3479
Scope and Contents Women in Business was a statewide company located in Muskegon.The Kalamazoo and Battle Creek office was managed by Marti Fritz living in Kalamazoo. The inside cover has the categories, zip codes and area codes for the businesses listed. It appears, according to the statement on the bottom of page one that there was a cost to listing in the brochure. Some businesses may not have been owned by women but catered to them. The majority of them do have their owners and operators listed along with...

World War I German Soldiers Album Collection

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Identifier: 04-exws_wwi
Scope and Contents Collection contains three photograph albums and a scrapbook. Two photograph albums belonged to unidentified German soldiers in World War I, and contain images from approximately 1911-1918. Photograph album of Paul Hohendorn, a medical officer on the Eastern Front in World War I, with label naming Albert Borowski and a handwritten note, "Onkel, Paul im Kriegseinsatz Ost 1914/18". Accordion spine scrapbook, "Meine Stationer als Soldat im Weltkrieg 1914-1918." Scrapbook belonged to Paul Pommer, a...

WWII Propaganda and Print Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 04-exws_wwii
Abstract Nazi-period German serials, photos and ephemera, as well as American and some North African serials, as well as ephemera. This collection also contains books (the books are cataloged individually and searchable through the WMU Libraries catalog:

The Yonkerman Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3571
Abstract The collection is composed of a book titled Tuberculosis by Dr. Freeman Hall published in 1912 along with an appendix and a packing envelope.

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 326
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Diaries 32
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 30
Letters 30
Correspondence 28
Photographs 25
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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
Records (Documents) 4
Small presses 4
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
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
Western Michigan University -- History 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
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
Bible records 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
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Business correspondence 2
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo -- History 2
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
Music festivals -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Obituaries 2
Pharmaceutical industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 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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