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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Documents giving authoritative recognition of a fact, qualification, or promise.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Alamo Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Certificate

Identifier: RH-A-4320
Scope and Contents

This collection is a certificate establishing the Alamo, Michigan lodge (461) of the International Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). It was signed by the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Michigan, John W. Eisman on December 6, 1921. The lodge was first headed by James W. Carl.

Dates: December 6, 1921

Certificates, Awards, & Diplomas

 File — Box 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection is composed of a number of documents detailing Emil Popke’s various ventures and miscellaneous school work from Emil Popke and his son, Jeff Popke. Also in the collection is a large number of letters written to different members of the Popke family. Additionally, there are photos ranging from Emil Popke’s High School senior photo to little league shots of Emil’s children Jeff and Jon.Material includes information detailing Emil Popke's work with WYYYY (AM 1470),...
Dates: 1940-1999

Certificates, Grades and Scores

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 3 1141 02355 8401], Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The documents in this collection are from John Van Eck and his time working for the Kalamazoo post office. During his time with the post office he served as acting postmaster and then became postmaster. Some of the documents included are the rules and regulations that post offices had to follow. More personal documents include newspaper articles about John, speeches that John wrote, certificates that he received. There are many letters received about his position as acting postmaster general...
Dates: 1883-1985

Chauncey and Abelle Beard Marriage Certificate

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31141024385457]
Identifier: RH-A-4221
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of one paper certificate documenting the marriage of Chauncey and Abelle Beard in Bronson, MI in 1872.

Dates: August 25, 1872

Edward Henry Morris Diploma – Niles High School, 1936

 File — Case 4, Drawer 2, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Letters exchanged between Esther Morris Rasmussen (1914-1991), her immediate family, and friends, 1930-1980. The collection includes correspondence from Leo. Brown, Jr. to Esther, 1934-1939 and letters from Esther’s five brothers, Richard, Edward, Walter G., Robert S. and Harold during their service in the armed forces during World War II. Included are letters exchanged in early 1945 in regards to Robert’s untimely death in an airplane crash, as well as Harold’s abrupt marriage later in the...
Dates: 1936

Esther Meachum Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3708
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of a certificate of achievement for Esther Meachum issued in 1916. The certificate was presented to Esther when she was likely still in Elementary school. The award was for having no tardies or absences in the Spring of 1916. She attended school in District 1 in the township of Arlington in Van Buren Country.

Dates: 1916

Fran Baron Collection, bulk: 1938-1970, 2003, 2011, Rec'd 11/2/2011

Identifier: AC-2011-143
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-1970, 2003, 2011; Record Keeping: Rec'd 11/2/2011

Hubert J. Boekeloo Collection

Identifier: RH-A-4220
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of two certificates from 1927 and 1932 addressed to Hubert J. Boekeloo from the Milwood Public Schools in Kalamazoo, MI.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1927, 1932

John Ruppert Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3558
Scope and Contents

This collection contains John Ruppert’s First Holy Communion certificate. Ruppert received Holy Communion in 1897 at St. Augstine’s Church in Kalamazoo.

Dates: 1897

Kalamazoo & White Pigeon Railroad Co. Papers

Identifier: RH-A-4345
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of one unmarked stock certificate from the Kalamazoo & White Pigeon Railroad Co. dating to the nineteenth century.

Dates: nineteenth century