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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.
Collection — Box: 1-70
Scope and Contents The D. J. Angus photograph collection consists of over 10,000 negatives and prints from ca. 1900-1960s. They were taken by Angus in his birth place of Wisconsin; his home in Grand Haven, Michigan; his places of work Indianapolis, Indiana, and Lansing, Michigan (Michigan Agricultural College); and on recreational trips throughout the southwest, south, and Mexico.
Collection Description This collection of family papers contains family history information, marriage certificates, deeds, a friendship book belonging to Alice Griffin, and correspondence between Alice, her friends and family and her future husband J.J. Angus. Routine correspondence and the friendship book includes mention of women’s rights, abolition, Quakers, and the Sodus Bay Phalanx utopian community. Patents of J.J. Angus and schoolwork of D.J. Angus are included in the family papers.Correspondence...
Content Description One photograph album, 233 x 319 cm. 37 leaves. Dark blue embossed cloth over thin boards with "Photographs" embossed in gold on cover. Contains 256 black-and-white photographs of various sizes, the majority identified with dates, places, and names. All are attached to the album leaves with corner mounts, although there are a number of photographs which had been removed before acquisition. The majority of the photographs were taken in West Warwick, Rhode Island and Fall River,...
Scope and Contents Collection of World War II era correspondence, photographs, press and personnel releases, military papers, printed material, and memorabilia of Jim Bergers. Correspondence includes letters to and from Jim Bergers from 1941 to 1945 while he was in the United States Army, as well as enclosures such as newspaper clippings and photographs. The press releases and personnel papers are written by Bergers and provide information regarding the soldiers of Fort Eustis, Fort Bragg, and Fort Hood, and also...
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description Civil War era cartes-de-visite family album of unknown origin. Identified images only of Stonewall Jackson, and Gen. G. T. Beauregard and commercial prints of Com. Hollis and carte-de-visite of plant. Leather-bound carte-de-visite album with brass clasp. Oval or rectangular cut-out pages include hand painted Stars and Bars Confederate flag in first page; 9 full-portrait carte-de-visites of 3 men, 4 women, and 2 pairs; 16 head shots of 10 men and 6 women. Also included are 9 tintypes in...
Scope and Contents Scrapbook/photograph album, 185 x 281 mm. 69 leaves. Black leather over thin boards with “My School-Day Memory Book” stamped in gold on cover. Contains photographs, correspondence, telegrams, school report cards, theatre and concert programs, invitations, dance cards, and other ephemera documenting the social life and school activities of Dorothy Goodrich, mostly in Owosso, Michigan. Some of the leaves seem to have been rearranged, as not all of them are in chronological order.
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 281 x 358 mm. 31 black leaves. Deep red leather covered boards with central design and "Photographs" stamped in gold in lower right corner of cover. Contains 370 black-and-white and color photographs glued to the front and back of the leaves; most have captions on the photographs themselves in blue ink. Assembled by Evelyn DuVall, the photographs document life in a small rural town in southeastern Michigan over a period of eleven years. Included are births, christenings,...
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 186 x 275 mm. 50 leaves; limp black faux leather-grained cloth covers. Contains 154 black-and-white photographs of various sizes, both captioned and uncaptioned. All are pasted down, some on both recto and verso of the leaves. Images cover a number of subjects. A. Manistique: views of buildings (exterior and interior), streets, and neighborhoods. Included is the Nequette home and photographic studio near Cedar and River Streets as well as the destruction of the Rose...
Series — Box: 1
Abstract Portrait photographs of members of the Enrichment Fund's hall of fame. Photographs were contracted to LaClaire Studios and the negatives were purchased when they ceased operations. Though most photographs are assumed to have been taken by David LaClaire, some (where noted) were taken by David Ferris. Portraits include university donors, Board members, and other friends of the university.Negatives listed in this collection are housed in Special Collections & University Archives,...
Scope and Contents One photograph (carte-de-visite) album, 124 x 94 cm. 10 window leaves. Dark brown pebbled morocco, blind-stamped on front and back covers, with “Album” and two ornaments stamped in gold on spine. Green on white diapered geometric design on endpapers. Remnants of brass clasps on covers. Contains 14 carte-de-visite photographic portraits (mostly female) and one tintype. Six of the photographs are identified.
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 179 x 258 mm. 14 leaves. Brown paper covered boards stamped with faux leather grain with embossed center cartouche; "Photographs" stamped in gold in lower right corner of cover. Contains 29 black-and-white photographs with corner mounts documenting a road trip (with house trailer) taken in August 1939 from Lansing, Michigan, to various locations in northern Michigan with two other women. On the inside front cover is written in white ink on black paper, "Our trip through |...
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Materials are compiled from various committees and projects in this ongoing created collection. Collectively the materials document the history, use, and efforts to preserve the Grand Valley Ravines Natural Area by faculty, staff and students. Included are files from the Seidman House exhibit; a survey of alumni recollections of the Ravines; minutes and recommendations of the Trailway Committee (2005-2006) and the Ravines Natural Area committee (2015-2016); a Nature Trail guide; student...
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 182 x 297 mm. 21 black leaves and stubs of 28 leaves that had been removed. A number of the leaves are loose and are not in chronological order. Medium brown leather covered boards with “Photographs” stamped in gold in upper left corner of cover. Contains numerous black-and-white photographs, some glued, some with corner mounts, and others laid in. Most have captions in white ink or pencil. Subjects include the North family in Chicago and Jackson Park; Hammond, Indiana;...
Scope and Contents Collection contains examples of historic photographic processes, collected by Special Collections and University Archives for teaching history of photography. Specimens were acquired from various sources.
Content Description Collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Frederick G. Humphrey and William F. Humphrey, Jr. relating primarily to their military service during World War II. Also included are photographs of the twins as boys and in their uniforms. The collection also contains additional family papers including a diary with entries dating from 1942-1943 from the twins' first cousin, Eloise Jennifer Humphrey and World War I era post cards to their aunt, Pearl (Humphrey) Keene, from her future...
Scope and Contents Double-post scrapbook/photograph album, 265 x 340 mm. 45 leaves. Black cloth over boards with "My Memory Book" and the round Oberlin College seal stamped in gold on cover. Contains photographs, correspondence, postcards, theatre and concert programs, collegiate and general ephemera all documenting the family, social, and collegiate life of Marjorie Rae Babcock at her home in Harbor Springs, Michigan, and her attendance at Oberlin College, Ohio and subsequently Michigan State Normal College...
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...
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 203 x 312 mm. 43 leaves. Brown pasteboard covers, stamped to simulate leather grain; "Photographs" within stamped silver cartouche on the front. Contains 400 black-and-white photographs mostly glued in, but some are affixed with corner mounts; a few of the photos originally may have been color, but dyes have deteriorated to a brownish orange. The photographs have been mounted more or less in chronological order with exceptions, and some have been captioned in ink....
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents One scrapbook, 402 x 292 cm. with 32 leaves.Contents comprise Frances Krider's visual diary for 1941, beginning in January, proceeding through the months, and ending with New Year's Eve. The items attached to the leaves include greeting cards; photographs; programs of plays, movies, and shows attended locally and in other cities; ticket stubs; souvenirs; and brochures from parks and other attractions.Photographs consist of Frances' bedroom and other house interiors,...
Content Description Collection contains two photography projects by Stan Krohmer. The first project, Ravines Revisited, consists of 11x14 and 4x6 b/w prints, negatives, and contact sheets taken from 2003-2007 for Ravines Revisited exhibit w/ DeMas Henke and Tony Thompson. The Jim Harrison project, 2007-2009, contains 11x14 color and b/w prints, negatives and CDs of digital images. Krohmer and Harrison collaborated on a project to document the places in Michigan that were significant to Jim and may have...
Collection Description Collection includes documents, articles, postcards, photographs, brochures and other printed materials, badges and memorabilia collected by Kuxhaus. Materials document his tour of duty with the 81st Squadron and his leisure time activities. Some photos of family and friends are also included.
Collection description Collection consists primarily of photographs of the artist and his work, exhibit programs and catalogs , news clippings and articles, correspondence with galleries, and a videotaped interviews and exhibits.
Scope and Contents The Mike McDonnell papers contain materials documenting aspects of Mike McDonnell’s professional and personal life as an artist spanning from 1959 to 2010. The collection includes typed narratives and handwritten biographies; typed lists of awards, achievements, and praises from various sources; correspondence to and from Mike McDonnell through letters and emails; gallery rejection letters to Mike McDonnell from over 72 different galleries; magazines and newspaper clippings featuring McDonnell...
Scope and Contents Collection contains 93 digital images of Vietnam and Iraq. Vietnam-era photoraphs were scanned from original prints.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains one photograph album comprising 51 pages containing mounted black-and-white photographs. The album contains 45 pages with 242 photos deal with Ochoa's service in Japan, 1945-1946. Highlights include 1st Cavalry Division in 4th of July Parade in Tokyo, 1946; Ernie Pyle Theatre and first performance of Gilbert & Sullivan's The Mikado in Japan; scenes at radio station WUQT; Tokyo street scenes with American servicemen and Japanese citizens; buildings and street scenes in...
Collection Description Collection includes a photo album of images taken by Ochs, 16 photos taken by the Army Signal Corps of the 26th Infantry Division, and a scrapbook of documents, articles, letters, brochures and other printed materials, currency and artifacts collected by Ochs. Photographs in the album document his tour of duty in France with the 26th Division, friends he acquired in France, and his leisure time activities. The collection also included is a copy of the video interview conducted for the Veterans...
Collection Description The Arnold Ott collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born chemist and entrepreneur Arnold Ott from 1917-2008. The collection includes personal papers and biographical information, photographs and stereograph collection, speeches, business records, and records of his participation on the Grand Valley Board of Control from 1960-1988. The collection also includes three scrapbooks documenting the life of Arnold Ott and his wife Marion as well as the Ott Chemical Company and the Otts'...
Scope and Contents Album 1, 174 x 314 cm. 31 leaves. Black textured cloth with ”Photographs” stamped in gold on the front cover; back cover missing. Contains 145 black-and-white photographs (a few duplicates) all affixed with corner mounts, with captions written in white ink; inclusive dates are 1923 to 1927. Subjects include Ruth and her parents; her aunt, uncle, and cousins (Frey family); friends; and pets. Locations include Wausau, Mayville, The Dells, Little Rib Creek, Yellow Banks Park, and Rib...
Scope and Contents One photograph album, 260 x 335 cm. 51 leaves. Black pebbled cloth over boards with "Photographs" embossed on cover. Contains 467 black-and-white family photographs of various size. The photographs are unidentified, although a few have penciled dates on the back. Most are attached to the album leaves with corner mounts, the remainder are glued in. There are spaces for an additional 17 photographs which had been removed at some point. The final 8 leaves are blank. It appears that the...
- Subject: Photographs X
- Grand Valley State University 5
- United States. Army 3
- Angus, D.J. (Donald James) 2
- Alten, M. (Mathias) 1
- Angus family 1
- Angus, F.C. 1
- Angus, J.J. 1
- Angus, J.J., Mrs. 1
- Barrette, Gertrude, 1920-2016 1
- Bergers, James 1
- Crossley, Clara (Stoup) 1
- DuVall, Evelyn Mae Stark, 1923-2008 1
- Esterline-Angus Instrument Company 1
- Fuller 1
- Goodfellow, William J., b. 1866 1
- Goodrich, Dorothy “Dot” (Huff, Dorothy Clara Goodrich Patterson), c.1912-1967 1
- Grand Rapids Press 1
- Grand Rapids. Central High School 1
- Grand Valley State University. Kaufman Interfaith Institute 1
- Grand Valley State University. Special Collections and University Archives 1 ∧ less