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Afro-American Gazette

 Collection
Identifier: RHP-24
Scope and Contents Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published as Take Pride! Community after 1995.

Mathias J. Alten papers

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Identifier: RHC-28
Collection Description The Mathias J. Alten papers document the personal life and career of the West Michigan painter. The collection includes biographical information, business records, exhibit catalogs, and newspaper clippings collected by family members.

Ralph Belknap Baldwin papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-07
Collection Description Includes technical correspondence, primarily astronomical; correspondence concerning the publication of the book, "The Deadly Fuze" articles, general correspondence, speeches, copies of personal papers and an autobiography called "The Life of Ralph Baldwin" for which supplements were added annually.

Belarusian Digest

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Identifier: RHP-23
Scope and Contents Published monthly by Belarusian Digest to serve the Belarusian speaking community in West Michigan.

Business Direct Weekly

 Collection
Identifier: RHP-34
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan business community. Subsequently published as Michigan Business Review.

Commercial Quarterly (CQ)

 Collection
Identifier: RHP-33
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan commercial development and real estate magazine.

Dyer-Ives Foundation records

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Identifier: JCPA-07
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of the Dyer-Ives Foundation, with materials dating from the organization's founding in 1960 until its closure in 2016. The records document the administration, finances, and grant making operations of the foundation – and illustrate the impact the foundation had on the City of Grand Rapids, its economy, social and cultural institutions, and local environment.Series 1. Corporate and Financial Records contains the founding documents, bylaws and articles of...

East Grand Rapids Cadence

 Collection — Reel: 1-6
Identifier: RHP-43
Collection Descriptions Collection contains microfilmed issues of the East Grand Rapids Cadence newspaper from November 1992 to May 1994.

El Hispano

 Collection
Identifier: RHP-22
Scope and Contents Published weekly in Spanish serving Michigan’s Hispanic communities.

El Vocero

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHP-07
Scope and Contents Published weekly in Spanish serving Michigan’s Hispanic communities. Collection contains microfilmed issues from 1993-2003 and paper issues from 1993 to the present day.

Grand Rapids Family

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Identifier: RHP-32
Scope and Contents Published monthly serving Michigan’s parents and families since 1989.

Grand Rapids oral history collection

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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...

Grand Rapids scrapbooks

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Identifier: RHC-69
Collection Description The collection is a series of five scrapbooks compiled by Harvey Lemmen. The collection contains newspaper clippings and articles from local Grand Rapids, Michigan’s newspapers focusing on the history of the city, its people, places, and events. The collection includes clippings about the election of Grand Rapid’s first black mayor, the demolition of historic buildings, celebrations, and public transportation within the city. Scrapbooks also contain some printed photographs and brochures....

Grand Rapids Times

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHP-01
Scope and Contents Published weekly since 1957 serving the black communities of Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Muskegon and Battle Creek. Collection contains microfilmed issues from 1970 to 1992, and paper issues from 1994 to the present day.

Grand Valley Advance

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHP-13
Scope and Contents Published weekly between 1997 and 2002 serving the Grandville, Jenison, Hudsonville, Jamestown and Borculo areas. In 2002 divided into regional papers including Grand Valley Advance East, Grand Valley Advance West and Ottawa Advance. In 2007 area Advances merged again under the title Grand Valley Advance, serving Allendale, Borculo, Grandville, Georgetown Township, Hudsonville,...

Grand Valley East Advance

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Identifier: RHP-14
Scope and Contents Published weekly serving the Grandville, Jenison and Georgetown Township areas. Merged in 2007 to Grand Valley Advance and then The Advance.

Grand Valley Labor News

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Identifier: RHP-11
Scope and Contents Published monthly as labor’s voice in Kent, Montcalm, Ottawa, Ionia, Barry, Allegan & Muskegon Counties. Founded July 28, 1955. Subsequently published as Work in Progress in 2011.

Grand Valley West Advance

 Collection
Identifier: RHP-15
Scope and Contents Published weekly serving the Hudsonville, Jamestown, Zeeland, Borculo, and Georgetown areas. Merged in 2007 to Grand Valley Advance and then The Advance.

La Grand Vitesse film

 Collection — Box: 6-A
Identifier: RHC-64
Collection Description The documentary film produced by William Lawson, La Grande Vitesse: The Work of Alexander Calder, follows the unloading of the stabile pieces in Detroit, its construction in downtown Grand Rapids, Calder’s arrival in the city, and several interview pieces on Calder’s life and work. The collection contains 16mm film reels, an audio CD of interview and lecture material from Klaus Perls and Sweeney, and a DVD of the completed documentary. Records also include contracts for creating the film,...

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.

Interpreter

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHP-19
Scope and Contents Published weekly with international, national, area, and local news. Ceased publication. Collection contains microfilmed issues from October 16, 1968 to November 20, 1975 and paper issues from 1968 to 1972.

Florence (Williams) Jackson scrapbooks and ephemera

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Identifier: RHC-117
Scope and Contents Collection contains one scrapbook of ephemera and personal memorabilia of Grand Rapdids Central High School from the late 1930s, where Florence Williams was a student. The book contains notes, certificates, event programs, and memorabilia of the Biology Club, Home Economics Club, the Girl Reserve organization, ticket stubs, and greeting cards. There are also several folders of loose materials related to the scrapbook.The collection also contains two photograph albums dating from...

Russel Kirkhof papers

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Identifier: RHC-05
Collection Description The collection documents the personal life and career of Russel Kirkhof. Personal materials include correspondence, diaries, interviews, photographs, materials related to Kirkhof's relationship with Grand Valley, and the Kirkhof residence. Business records include patents, investments, personal correspondence, legal correspondence, tax records, business ledgers, real estate speculation, and philanthropy.

A. Robert Kleiner papers

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Identifier: RHC-25
Collection Description The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan for political representation in the 1960s until the 1980s. This collection includes petitions for the Michigan Legislature, the original Austin-Kleiner plans for reapportionment in Michigan in 1964, photographs of the commission, and newspaper articles covering the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan and the court rulings on the new reapportionment.

McClafferty Polish collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RHC-26
Collection Description Materials collected and compiled by participant James McClafferty include maps, publications, scenic postcards, artifacts, and over 2,000 slides taken on the trip or that represent Polish history, scenery, cities, people, and lifestyles.

Irvine McColl World War I correspondence

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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...

MI Biz

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Identifier: RHP-29
Scope and Contents Published every other week for the West Michigan business community. Formerly published as The Shoreline Business Monthly.

Michigan Business Review

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Identifier: RHP-35
Scope and Contents Published weekly to serve the business community in the lower part of the Lower Peninsula. Previously published as Business Direct Weekly.

Michigan Monthly

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Identifier: RHP-26
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan business community as the magazine for millionaires, movers and shakers.