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Reburn's Drug Store

 Collection
Identifier: A-3790
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one Dr. Caldwell’s Christian Home Entertainer booklet from 1912 and a deck of eight Numerical Mind Reader cards circa. 1904, both which were sold at Reburn’s Drug Store located at the corner of Main and Rose Streets in Kalamazoo, Michigan. William Warren Reburn Bio William Warren Reburn was born on February 22, 1876 in Allamakee County, Iowa. He married Anna Phoebe Bulman (b. June 15, 1878) on January 1, 1901...
Dates: 1904

Regal Engine Company Booklet

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4289
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a single booklet from approximately 1915 from the Regal Gasoline Engine Company in Coldwater, Michigan. The contents of the booklet feature typed descriptions of engines or materials, complete with black and white drawings of each, and graphs depicting information such as price and dimension.

Dates: approximately 1915

Religious Council

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-40/69
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for the Religious Council (40/69).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1961

Rena Bestervelt Henshaw Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4083
Scope and Contents The diary was written by Rena Bestervelt Henshaw (1903-1988) who was married to John H. Henshaw (1902-1994.) They had three children: Fred, Linda and Margaret. They got married on November 26, 1926. John H. Henshaw worked as a draftsman from Brown Co. and was a carpenter once he retired in 1966. In 1955, Margaret Henshaw (1939-2014) was diagnosed with polio, which at the time was a devastating disease which had symptoms of paralysis and could be fatal. Margaret’s mother, Rena...
Dates: 1955

Reuben Bennett Diary

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4287
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single diary covering the year 1912, formerly belonging to Reuben Bennett (1848-1919) in Albion, Michigan.The diary is called Miles’ Combination Diary of memorandum, and contains useful information including census numbers. Following the initial page detailing the diary’s publisher and information is an information page. While largely blank the writer’s name, R. Bennett, address, 705 North Division Street Albion, Michigan, and phone number, 182, are...
Dates: 1912

Richard Cole Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3774
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of blueprints from building structures, additions, and alterations that have moved onto microfilm and were created by the Kalamazoo based architectural firm of Diekema and Hamann Architecture and Engineering. The collection was donated by former Diekema and Hamann employee, Richard Cole. Diekema and Hamann was founded in 1919 and is still providing architectural services today. The collection is not complete with every blueprint they ever produced, but...
Dates: -2015 (when collection was completed)

Richard G. Lobdell Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3338
Abstract

This collection contains the Diary about Richard G. Lobdell's day to day activities living in Kalamazoo; in early 1929. The diary was purchased by the Archives and Regional History Collection via the Starring Endowment.

Dates: 1929 January-August

Richard Smith Diary

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3761
Scope and Contents During his time as soldier Richard Smith keep a diary of the last months of the Civil War in 1865. In the diary, Sargent Smith mostly discusses the weather, duties he performed on a daily basis, when and where his unit’s camp was moved, and briefly mentioned skirmishes with the rebel forces. The writing for each date seldom goes over a single line on the paper and is usually written in sentence fragments. The diary is good way to see the different duties performed by a soldier and track the...
Dates: January 1-April 1, 1865

Richard Vander Molen Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3751
Scope and Contents

This collection consist of newsletters, publications, staff directories, informational ephemera, and other materials regarding Bronson Methodist Hospital, the Bronson School of Nursing, being a Bronson employee, and the Bronson Retiree Association

Dates: 2015 (Time the file was created)

Riverside Pony Farm pamphlet

 File — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4251
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a foldout pamphlet featuring ponies for sale by The Riverside Pony Farm in Kalamazoo, MI. Owners Henry Lane and Frank B. Lay. Pamphlet is dated approximately 1909.

Caption on front of document says “Partial List of Ponies Ready for the Market and for Sale by The Riverside Pony Farm”. Inside are lists of colts, fillies, mares, stallions, and geldings for sale with illustrations.

Dates: 1909

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 443
Western Michigan University Special Collections 47
Western Michigan University Waldo Library 1
 
Subject
Diaries 39
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 31
Correspondence 31
Letters 31
Photographs 27
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ledgers (account books) 26
Personal correspondence 23
newsletters 20
Scrapbooks 16
account books 13
Programs 12
financial records 12
minutes (administrative records) 12
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 11
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
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
Promotional materials 4
Proofs (Printing) 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
Poetry 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
registers (lists) 3
Aerial photographs 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
Christmas cards 2
Cistercian monasteries 2
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Language
English 486
Multiple languages 3
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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