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Mathias J. Alten papers

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1893-2008

D.J. Angus photographs and films

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-04
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.

Dates: 1900-1960

Angus family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-60
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....
Dates: 1804-1966

Gertrude Barrette photograph album

 Item
Identifier: RHC-127
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...
Dates: 1927 - 1939

Jim Bergers WWII papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-168
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...
Dates: 1941 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Civil War era cartes-de-visite album

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-84
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...
Dates: ca. pre-1870

Dorothy “Dot” Clara Goodrich scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-158
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.

Dates: 1924 - 1933

Evelyn Stark DuVall photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-165
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,...
Dates: 1959 - 1970

East Jordan, Michigan photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-192
Content Description Photograph album with brown cover, embossed with "Memory Book," containing 120 pages of photographs of East Jordan, Michigan, dating from between the 1910s and 1940s. Also includes two folders of loose photographs and newspaper supplement with clippings. The newspaper supplement "East Jordan: Yesterday & Today," dates from 1976 and contains town history and photos. The album contains black and white photographs and 15 real-photo postcards. Some loose photographs have...
Dates: circa 1910s - 1940s

Edward Nequette photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-157
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...
Dates: 1905 - 1913

Enrichment Fund Hall of Fame photographs

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: GV006-01
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...
Dates: 1960-1983

Fuller family, Carte-de-Visite album; Mason, Ingham County, Michigan

 Item
Identifier: RHC-137
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.

Dates: circa 1870-1880

Douglas R. Gilbert papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-183
Scope and Contents Collection contains photographic negatives, color transparencies, slides, personal papers, ephemera, publications, and artifacts documenting the careeer of photographer Douglas R. Gilbert, spanning from 1958 to 2018. Negatives are primarily in 35mm black and white and 4"x5" color formats, and are typically accompanied by contact sheets. Personal papers include correspondence and gallery files, photo project files, and publications featuring Gilbert's photographs. A small number of artifacts...
Dates: 1868 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1958 - 2018

Gladys Dora Hillman photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-156
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...
Dates: 1939

Grand Valley Ravines Natural Area collection

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: GV000-03
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...
Dates: 1974-2016

Helen Pauline North photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-154
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,...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Historic Photography collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-123
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.

Dates: circa 1850s-1920s

Humphrey family World War II papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-86
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...
Dates: circa 1857-1949

Marjorie Rae Babcock Ingersoll scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-166
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...
Dates: 1913 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1913 - 1917

Florence (Williams) Jackson scrapbooks and ephemera

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1934-1942

William Gordon Kelly photograph album

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-197
Content Description

6.5" x 9.5" photograph album with blue cover and tan spine. Contains 200 photographs and a small amount of personal ephemera. The photographs document the life of of William G. Kelly and his family in Pontiac, Michigan. The photographs are neatly annotated and many are dated.

Dates: 1880-1951

Riedel family photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-135
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....
Dates: 1929 - 1952

Frances Marie Krider scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-118
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,...
Dates: 1941

Stan Krohmer photographs

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-97
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...
Dates: 2003-2009

Otto Kuxhaus World War II collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-57
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.

Dates: 1941-1971

LaClaire portraits

 Collection
Identifier: GV000-07
Scope and Contents

Collection contains color portrait photographs of notable Grand Valley administrators, trustees, donors and faculty by LaClaire Studios.

Noteworthy items include portraits of Presidents James H. Zumberge and Arend D. Lubbers as well as Trustees L. William Seidman, Icie Macy Hoobler, Grace Olsen Kistler, Paul Phillips and Kenneth Robinson.

Dates: circa 1964-2000

Claudia S. Liberatore papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-191
Scope and Contents Collection contains photographic prints, negatives, slides and contact sheets, as well as gallery and business files of Grand Rapids photographer Claudia S. Liberatore, dating from 1980 to 2006. The collection also contains scrapbooks and photograph albums, newspaper clippings, and other files documenting Liberatore's life and career. The bulk of the collection consists of negative sheets and corresponding contact sheets, which have been removed from their original 3-ring binders for...
Dates: 1980 - 2006

Cyril Lixenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-79
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.

Dates: 1959-2013

Mike McDonnell papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-120
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...
Dates: 1959-2010

Photograph album of the widening of Metapona Bridge, Guadalcanal

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-175
Scope and Contents

Collection of 42 black and white photographs on 8 album pages, documenting the construction/widening of a bridge over the Metapona River, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. Photos are undated but believed to be taken between 1943 and 1944. Photos are 4-1/4x5 inches and 3-1/2x4-1/2 inches. Most photos are captioned and the photographs are numbered.

Information provided by seller.

Dates: circa 1943-1944