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Clyde Cory Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3869
Abstract This collection contains letters of correspondence from Clyde Cory to his family and wife while serving in World War I from February 1917 to July 1919.
Dates: 1917-1919

Colman Drug Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3789
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one Zoa Phora Medicine Company booklet, circa 1885, four photocopied pages of newspaper advertisements for Zoa Phora circa 1885, one Beecham’s Help to Scholars Booklet from 1906, two receipts for the Colman Drug Co. dated February 17, 1914 and October 1, 1926 and one envelope for the 1926 receipt, all of which came from the Colman Drug Company located at 123 West Main Street in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
Dates: 1885, 1906, 1914, and 1926

Comics Collections

 Collection
Identifier: 05-exws_comics
Abstract 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.
Dates: Publication: 1986-2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1992-2010; Other: Date acquired: 2011

Crimilda Pontes Graphic Arts Archive

 Collection
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,...
Dates: 1951-1991; Other: Date acquired: 2000-12-14

Cyril Tyler Letters

 Collection
Identifier: A-2659
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of 0.25 cubic feet of 52 letters from 1861-1878, photocopies and transcriptions. 48 of which were written by Cyril H. Tyler (1841-1913), a Michigan resident who fought in the Civil War with the 7th Michigan Infantry, Company One.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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861-1878

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.
Dates: Date of the letter is unknown. Know the company existed in the years 1882-1913 and possibly beyond.

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.
Dates: 1960-2008

David Slesdet

 Collection
Identifier: RH-A-3834
Scope and Contents This collection is composed of Paper mill documents compiled from the 1950’s- 1990’s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-1990

D.C. Wooden Company Collection

 Collection
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1960

Delbert Havens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: A-4133
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of 1.5 cubic feet of postcards, photographs, booklets, documents, and a few artifacts collected and owned by Delbert Havens (1898-1978,) who served in the Army in Europe following World War One from 1919-1922.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919-1922

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Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections 398
Western Michigan University Special Collections 47
 
Subject
Diaries 36
Business enterprises -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 31
Letters 31
Correspondence 29
Photographs 27
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Personal correspondence 23
ledgers (account books) 20
newsletters 18
Scrapbooks 14
account books 12
Business records 10
minutes (administrative records) 10
Catalogs 9
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 9
Postcards 9
financial records 9
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 8
Ephemera 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Church history 8
Kalamazoo (Mich.) -- Societies and clubs 8
Programs 8
black-and-white photographs 8
Advertisements 7
Menus 7
Pamphlets 7
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 7
Records (Documents) 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 7
American poetry -- 20th century 6
Certificates 6
Serial publications 6
Cistercians 5
Music -- Societies, etc. 5
Schools -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 5
annual reports 5
family papers 5
notebooks 5
Buildings -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 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
brochures 4
membership lists 4
personal papers 4
photograph albums 4
Albums (Books) 3
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism 3
American poetry -- 19th century 3
Authors -- 20th century -- Correspondence 3
Bibliographies 3
Business correspondence 3
Graphic arts 3
Graphic design (Typography) 3
Handbooks and manuals 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 -- Societies and clubs 3
bylaws (administrative records) 3
cabinet photographs 3
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 3
church records 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
directories 3
financial statements 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
records (documents) 3
registers (lists) 3
school records 3
tax records 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
Cistercian monasteries 2
Clubs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Concert Programs -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Country clubs -- Michigan -- Richland 2
Diplomas 2
Drugstores -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
English poetry -- History and criticism 2
Fans (Machinery) industry -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo 2
Farm management -- Michigan -- Records and correspondence 2
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Language
English 440
Multiple languages 3
Dutch, Middle (ca.1050-1350) 1
German 1
 
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 Post Office (Kalamazoo, Mich.) 3
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Kalamazoo Public Library 3
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 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
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
Alphadelphia Association (Organization) 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, Marian, 1897-1993 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
Beard, Chauncey 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
Boekeloo, Hubert J., 1918- 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
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