Subject Source: Genreform
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection covers the time period during B.B. Davis’ life in the Philippines in the 1930s to mid-1940s. The majority of the collection contains correspondence between B.B. Davis and his wife to family and friends living in and around Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids, MI, in particular Areta Williams Hibbard. Many of the letters were written to Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Lorenzo Hibbard, the latter of whom was a sister to B.B. Davis.The letters from the 1930s give an interesting insight...
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents dating from the late 1940s to 2008. The collected papers reflect the life work of Betty Louise Fouch, including her personal published and unpublished writings, a variety of correspondences with family and friends, genealogical information, newspaper clippings from local and non-local sources, paperwork related to Betty’s health, divorce, and children, a substantial amount of addressed and unaddressed cards, as well as myriad lists and miscellaneous ephemeral...
Abstract Collected correspondence between authors Carol Berge (1928-2006) and Judson Crews (1917-2010) from the late 1970s and mid 1980s. Also contains a few pieces of correspondence between Berge or Crews and other artists, editors, publishers, and friends In addition to the correspondence, the collection contains drafts of both Berge's and Crews' poetry and prose and includes Berge's editor's copy of the manuscript for Crews' book The Clock of Moss. The are also manuscript...
Scope and Contents The collection contains material relation to Caroline Bartlett Crane's personal and public life as a Unitarian minister, a social and urban reformer, suffragist, and early conservationist. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, speeches, sermons, articles,articles, travel journals, scrapbooks, biographical material, and photographs. Papers relating to women's issues of the early 20th century include: correspondence with suffragists Anna Howard Shaw, Susan B. Anthony, and Jane...
File — Box 5, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Born in Lake Berrien, Michigan in 1899, George Dewey Arend was the son of George and Athalia Arend. And Miriam was born in 1900 to Ota D. Avery and Lulah Avery in Three Rivers Michigan. They would meet during their time at Western Michigan University, which at the time it was known as Western State Normal School. In September of 1922 George and Miriam would marry and relocate permanently to Kalamazoo. Four years later, on June 11, 1925 Miriam would give birth to their one and only son, Dean...
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...
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Most of the correspondence is letters to Norton Pearl, Betty Beeby, and Jane Beeby, but letters to other family members (Ethel, Myrtle, and Dorothy Pearl, etc) are included as well. In addition, the collection also consists of letters to Loran Post, the Dahne family, Henry Graves, the Waite family, and the Yunker family. The diaries belong to John W. Pearl, Norton Pearl (ranging from 1890 to1954), Alice Pearl, and Myrtle Pearl. The bulk of the photographs are from Glacier National Park and...
Abstract Handwritten correspondence between the twentieth century American poet Denise Levertov (1923 - 1997) and writer / English professor Alan Helms (1937- ). Also includes legal document listing Helms as co-trustee of the Denise Levertov Trust.
Dates: 1974-1997; Other: Date acquired: 1995
Abstract Articles, essays, speeches by South African author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Paton collected by Western Michigan University professor Edward Callan. Also contains correspondence between Callan and Alan Paton, as well as Callan and other notable South African anti-apartheid activists, such as Nadine Gordimer and Albert J. Luthuli.
Dates: 1920-2001; bulk 1922-1994; Other: Date acquired: 12/1996