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University of Michigan

 Organization

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Bachelder, Curtis, and Kellogg family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-75
Collection Description Correspondence consisting of 94 letters (many with their original envelopes) between family members and relatives, and from friends, dealing primarily with family and domestic matters, social engagements, attendance at Antioch College, and travel to Orange Heights, Florida and Santa Cruz, California. Two letters are from a Forty-Niner in the California gold fields. Printed items include invitations to events held at Hallowell House (Maine) 1835-1840.

Primary Correspondents: ...

Correspondence and diaries of Civil War surgeon, John Bennitt

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: RHC-43
Collection Description The collection consists of over 200 letters from John Bennitt to his wife and daughters. In them he shared his life as a student at the University of Michigan and detailed observations of army life, including dramatic battles, his medical trials in the field and army hospitals, and character sketches of his regimental comrades, captured Confederates, and local southern citizens.

Three diaries accompany the correspondence. The first volume (Sept. 1, 1863-Jan. 26, 1864) details ...

Grand Rapids oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-23
Collection Description The College of Arts and Sciences Oral History Project collection consists of materials created to document West Michigan local history. Collection includes taped and transcribed interviews with residents of Grand Rapids, Michigan; other West Michigan related oral history interviews; and tapes of topical radio shows produced by the University of Michigan based on these interviews. Interviews conducted primarily in the early 1970s of the children and grandchildren of many of the founders of Grand ...

Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS) scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-38
Collection Description Scrapbook includes articles and photographs of the Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS). The scrapbook contains photos of students and instructors during classroom and recreational activities.

Irvine McColl World War I correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-59
Collection Description Typed transcriptions of correspondence from Archibald Irvine McColl to his parents Dr. John and Ella Kate McColl, his brother Alexander; and handwritten letters to his aunt Hattie and uncle George Irvine, and to a friend Isadore Apted. Letters were written to his family while at the University of Michigan, and to his family and friend while he was in the service, in Columbus Ohio, Waco, Texas and primarily in France. Also includes newspaper articles about his son Alexander McColl, a Vietnam ...

Quimby correspondence with James Griffin

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-56
Collection Description Correspondence between George Quimby and Jimmy Griffin from 1939-1981. Their correspondence relates to personal matters as well as anthropology, cultural artifacts, and studies of American Indians. Several letters mention James Zumberge, Grand Valley State College’s first president.

Marjory Ann Reubene college scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-124
Scope and Contents One scrapbook, 260 x 341 cm. 37 leaves. Black textured cloth with the initial M stamped in gold on the cover. Contains letters, invitations, dance cards, playbills, university publications, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, notes, postcards, and other ephemera affixed to leaves with cellophane tape. Most of the materials relate to the educational and social experiences of Marjory Reubene during her first two years in attendance at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. 10 of the ...

Conrad Thornquist papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-35
Collection Description The Thornquist papers include handwritten and bound class notes from his Harvard Law School coursework with annotations, newspapers with headlines of significant events including World War I and U.S. presidential politics. He also has a small collection of picture postcards and art cards from European travels. The collection also includes Justice Court docket book from Ottawa County, Michigan, Oct. 22, 1849–April 3, 1862 of cases heard by Justices of the Peace Henry Pennoyer, 1849-1851, George ...