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Robert Van Blarcom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4367
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of educational and business material dating from 1930 to 1941, owned by Robert Van Blarcom, who lived in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Most of the materials included in this collection consist of memorabilia from Robert Van Blarcom’s education. Van Blarcom attended Kalamazoo Public High School and Western State Teachers College (now Western Michigan University). The ledgers were made before Van Blarcom joined the company, and they list daily expenses and...
Dates: 1930-1941

Roman I. Jarvis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3542
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains a large number of newspaper clippings relating to social welfare, local, regional, and national political events, myriad open letters printed in the News-Palladium (today the Herald-Palladium), and personal letters relating to his political career and service as postmaster in Benton Harbor. The letters and pamphlets relate to speeches given or attended by Roman Jarvis.

Dates: 1851-1940

Root Spring Scraper Company Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4344
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of photographs, price lists, logos, employee records, sales brochures, and other business-related material from the Root Spring Scraper Company located in Kalamazoo Michigan from 1891-2022.These photographs show various parts sold by the company, vehicles with parts attached, people photographed with the vehicles, shots of the snow and vehicles in the snow. These photos show various viewpoints of Kalamazoo area and the Root Spring Scraper Company team....
Dates: 1891-2022

Rosel Family Letters Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3644
Abstract

This collection contains letters from mostly 1945 within the Rosel family. These letters are mostly between Dale Rosel and his wife Helen.

Dates: 1945-1946

Ruth Van Horn Zuckerman

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4040
Scope and Contents Ruth Genevieve Van Horn Zuckerman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on November 7, 1900 to Samuel H. Van Horn (1875-1938) and Laura J. (Mills) Van Horn (1880-1967). As a young adult, Ruth attended Western Michigan College (1918-1921) and the University of Michigan (1921-1922) to receive a B.A. in English. Continuing her studies, she returned to the University of Michigan (1925-1926) and also attended Columbia University (Summer 1935, Fall 1936-1967) to receive a M.A. in English with a minor in...
Dates: 1936-1985

Schoolcraft Prairie Extension Club Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4356
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of material from the Schoolcraft Prairie Extension Club, based in Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo County, Michigan from 1927 to 1993. The collection contains 11 folders of newspaper clippings ranging from 1935-1993. It is unknown what publications the clippings came from, but they were originally compiled in scrapbooks created by the club. Other material within the collection pertains to the club’s history, community involvement, events, and activities. Photos, newspaper...
Dates: 1927-1993

Schubert Music Club Collection

 File
Identifier: RH-A-3548
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 1911-1912 program, describing the scheduled activities and by-laws of the Kalamazoo Schubert Musical Club. The Kalamazoo Schubert Musical Club was an active fixture in the early twentieth-century Kalamazoo music scene, particularly during 1911-1912. The object of the Schubert Musical Club, as stated in their by-laws, was the, "encouragement of study and the stimulation of a general interest in music," a goal which the organization certainly excelled at during its...
Dates: 1911-1912

Schwab Family diaries

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4142
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of eighty-five diaries which detail the daily life of the Schwab family from 1902-1972. The dairies are written by several members of the Schwab family: Pearl Leora Taylor Schwab (1894-1974), Theresa Schwab (1851-1930), Clifford Schwab 1918-2001), Harley Schwab (1885-1965), and Gladys Schwab (1888-1953). Of the eighty-five diaries, ten have unknown authors.The entries appear to recall the events of the given day and each entry noted the weather...
Dates: 1902-1972

Scrapbooks

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-43/14
Scope and Contents

Finding aids and inventories for Scrapbooks (43/14).

Dates: 1903 - 1985

Seamus Cooney Black Sparrow Press Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_blacksparrow
Abstract Editorial office records of Blacksparrow Press (1966-2003), as well as a collection of nearly every title published by the press in all of their various editions. The books are all cataloged separately and are searchable via Western Michigan Libraries' online catalog. The archival portion of the collection consists primarily of typescripts for books, editors' copies of manuscripts, first proofs, uncorrected page proofs, corrected page proofs, galley proofs, catalogs, screenplays, prospecti...
Dates: 1966-2006; Other: Majority of material found within Bulk 1966-1996; Other: Date acquired: 2001-2004

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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 35
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 20
financial records 18
minutes (administrative records) 18
Business records 17
black-and-white photographs 16
Pamphlets 15
account books 14
Advertisements 13
Menus 12
Certificates 11
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 11
records (documents) 11
Postcards 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
brochures 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 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
annual reports 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
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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