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Clyde Cory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3869
Scope and Contents Letters written by Clyde Vern Cory to his wife, Molly, and his family while he was serving in World War I, November 21,1917- April 21, 1919. The letters reveal that he did not face combat, but was part of a military band that played often for newly recruited soldiers and nurses in hospitals and town squares. However, it is not clear what instrument Clyde played. Clyde spent the majority of his time enlisted training in Camp Custer, Battle Creek, MI, and Camp Mills, Long Island, NY. He served...

Comics Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_comics
Overview Primarily DC and Marvel Comics from the mid 1980s-late 2000s, but also includes  a small collection of Dutch-language Donald Duck comics. Prominently featured among the DC and Marvel comics are Avengers, Batman, Captain America, Catwoman, Green Arrow, Green Lantern, Incredible Hulk, Justice League of America, Superman and X-Men.

Crimilda Pontes Graphic Arts Archive

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Identifier: 05-exws_pontes
Abstract Archive of the work of graphic designer Crimilda Pontes, concentrated mostly on the period during which she worked for University of Yale Press and Smithsonian Institute. Contains correspondences, obituaries, prayer cards, business cards, photographs, newspapers, newspaper clippings, cards, booklets, enrollment cards, diplomas, travel journals, invitations, calligraphy samples, postcards, event notices, travel budgets, magazines, letterheads, bookplates, sheet music, maps, dust jackets,...

Cyril Tyler Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-2659
Scope and Contents While in the military Cyril wrote letters to his parents: Rufus and Emma and his siblings: Solon and Celesta. The majority of his letters detailed the condition of his health, what he had done recently (mainly camp life, no war related information) and a recap of previous correspondence.Cyril Tyler (1841-1913) was born in Italy, New York and later moved to Wakeshma Township, Kalamazoo County in 1860. Cyril married Mary Foote (1839-1924) on August 14th, 1861. About a week later Cyril...

D. C. & H. C. Reed & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3710
Scope and Contents Letter to the Ward and Dolson Company in Charlotte, Michigan from D. C. and H. C. Reed and Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan on May 4, 1886. The letter was written by Geo A. Douglas asking Ward and Dolson to ship one buggy to Orson Douglas, Constantine, Michigan.

The letter contains two parts. The first part is a request for a buggy to be shipped to Constantine Michigan and the second part adding a question about record keeping.

David Gernant Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2999
Scope and Contents Personal papers relating to Kalamazoo Central High School, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1953-1966, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1957-1963, 1991-1992, and Harvard Law School, 1960-1968. Family papers include diary, 1956-1960, photographs, family reminiscences. Gay rights materials include papers from Portland, Oregon and by-laws for Cascade Guild, 1976-1984.

David Slesdet

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Identifier: RH-A-3834
Scope and Contents The collection was donated by David Slesdet. The collection was originally owned by Erwin Slesdet, who worked as the cost accountant for Sutherland Paper Company. The Kalamazoo Sanitary Carton Company was renamed the Sutherland Paper Company in 1917. In 1959 they merged with Kalamazoo Vegetable Parchment Company to become the KVP Sutherland. In 1966 Brown Company merged with the KVP Sutherland. In 1980 the company was taken over by the James River Company. In 1995 James River was taken over by...

D.C. Wooden Company Collection

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Identifier: RH-A-3773
Scope and Contents The D.C. Wooden Company was founded by Durward C. Wooden (18 Jul 1892 - Nov 1986) of Kalamazoo, MI. The earliest the company is found in the city directories is 1922, at 419-421 Church St. By 1935 the company had relocated to 344 Henrietta St. D.C. Wooden was married twice and in both situations his wife held a role in the company, usually the company treasurer. The company would last into the 1960s, until it was sold to Victor Comptometer in 1964. At the time it had 20 employees and was...

Delbert Havens Collection

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Identifier: A-4133
Scope and Contents The material of this collection was collected by Delbert L Havens, who was born in Grand Rapids in 1898, while he was in Europe with the A.E.F. following World War One from 1919-1922. While in Europe, Delbert was a driver for General John J. Pershing and drove him to the first ever meeting of the League of Nations. He also took photos and collected postcards of the places that he visited and as mentioned before the photos and postcards are a mix of Black and White and some that are tinted....

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 315
Western Michigan University Special Collections 46
 
Subject
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
Aerial photographs 2
American poetry -- 19th century 2
Bible records 2
Blueprints 2
Book designers--United States 2
Books 2
Books -- Reviews 2
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
Poets -- 20th century -- Correspondence 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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