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C.H. Dickinson General Hardware Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3772
Scope and Contents C.H. Dickinson’s General Hardware was a hardware store on N. Burdick St. during the latter part of the 19th century. The store moved locations in 1884, but stayed within the 100-200 block of Burdick St. The store was owned and ran by Chase H. Dickinson, who was born on 8 December 1837 in Vermont. In the 1870 U.S. Census Mr. Dickinson is living in South Haven, MI. By 1880, Dickinson was living in Kalamazoo. The earliest his general hardware store on Burdick St was found is 1881 in Kalamazoo...
Dates: 1892

Chapin Dewing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3412
Abstract

This collection includes the papers of Chapin A. Dewing documenting his life and finances as a prominent Kalamazoo business man and his involvement in various clubs and organizations.

Dates: 1918-1950

Charity Potter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3699
Scope and Contents The letter is from Charity Potter to Emma Clarke sent on July 30th, 1909. Clarke appears to be Charity’s cousin. The letter starts with Charity telling Emma she is sorry for the loss of a close loved one, likely either Emma’s son or husband. Charity tries to give Emma advice on mourning and moving on. Later Charity describes a trip she took across the West to visit friends and family. She suggest that they meet with some other people when Emma feels up to it. Charity also mentions that...
Dates: 1909-07-30

Charles Ames Telegram

 Item — Box: 1 of 1
Identifier: RH-A-4296
Scope and Contents

This collection includes one 1896 telegraph from Charles Ames (1853-1925) to his brother Edward Ames (1851-1949) of Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The top of the page has ‘The Western Union Telegraph Company’ printed in bold letters, and information on the transfer and delivering of messages written in smaller print below it. Underneath the printed information section is a fillable are for people to list various internal information, the date, sender, recipient, and the message.

Dates: 1896

Charles Arthur Jackson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-2938
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of photographs from the E.B. Russell grocery store and house, and photographs and a journal from the Cooper Township School District #1. The items date from 1851 to 1945.

Dates: 1851-1945

Charles Cooley Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: A-4151
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of 0.25 cubic feet and contains a ledger and one calligraphy card from Charles S. Cooley from spring and summer 1871.

Dates: 1871

Charles R. Wilkes Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3240
Abstract

The collection consists of 17 daily planners from 1885 to 1924 by Charles R. Wilkes Jr. (1858-1930) a lawyer in Allegan, Michigan.

Dates: 1885-1924

Charles S. Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-4290
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents and memorablia, and several small metal-based objects, relating to the life of Charles S. Clark (1840-1914), who lived in Assyria County, Michigan.The documents and memorabilia includes a 1863 diary, photo, a pocket bible, documents both photocopies and originals, buttons, a two cent coin, and an infantry hat ornamentation. These documents include a marriage record between Mary Wells and Charles S. Clark, and pension information. The hat...
Dates: 1840-1914

Charleston Township District School #3 ledger

 Item
Identifier: RH-A-4275
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one ledger from the Charleston Township District School #3, 1919-1926.The cover indicates that the ledger was produced by W. M. Welch MFG. Company. The ledger is titled Welch’s System Combining Attendance, Classification, Gradation, and Close Supervision.The ledger is 76 pages filled with information regarding the Charleston Township District School #3, including teachers, student names, grades, material taught in class, condition of...
Dates: 1919-1926

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 539
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Subject
Diaries 51
Letters 38
Correspondence 34
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 19
Business records 17
financial records 17
minutes (administrative records) 17
black-and-white photographs 16
Pamphlets 15
account books 14
Advertisements 13
Menus 12
Certificates 11
records (documents) 11
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 10
Postcards 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 9
booklets 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 8
brochures 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
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
annual reports 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
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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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