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Abraham Lincoln scrapbooks and ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-67
Collection Description The collection consists of materials, compiled by collector Harvey E. Lemmen, as part of his extensive book, manuscript, ephemera and art collection on the life and death of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Three large scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and articles from local and national press are titled, v. 1 Lincolniana: his assassination and funeral; v.2 Lincoln in pictures; v. 3 Lincoln in advertising. The boxes contain additional scrapbooks and loose scrapbook...

Carol Ann Martin scrapbook on Job's Daughters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-151
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 322 x 310 mm. 43 leaves. Maroon padded leather covers, with "Scrap Book" in gold on front cover. The contents, glued or attached with cellophane tape on both sides of the leaves, document seven years of Carol Ann Martin's membership in the Bethel No. 26 (Muskegon) chapter of the International Order of Job's Daughters and other Masonic organizations, from her initiation on 27 March 1950 until 1957.Items include newspaper clippings, meeting announcements, installation,...

Irma M. Cheney Scrapbook, Ionia High School, Ionia, Michigan

 Item
Identifier: RHC-138
Scope and Contents Scrapbook contains photographs, narrative descriptions, ephemera, programs of school plays, parties, athletic events, commencements, dance cards, and invitations that document the four years of high school as experienced by Irma Cheney and her classmates.

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.

Frances Lee Landis Trapp scrapbook on the United States Naval Women’s Reserve (WAVES)

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-152
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 368 x 318 mm. 44 leaves. Brown embossed covers, with "Scrap Book" at bottom on front cover and center design embossed in gold. Hand-inked title leaf, "My Life and Times" with "Fran 9/4/1940" in bottom right hand corner; evidently originally intended for recording Frances' college career. Instead, the contents document her military service with the WAVES from 1942 to 1945. The majority of items are black and white photographs attached with corner mounts; most have captions or...

Archibald K. Gibson print sample scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-71
Collection Description Samples of fine printing collected by A.K. Gibson of Grand Rapids, Michigan. The collection is mounted on blank pages in a volume with the cover from Twenty famous naval battles by Edward Kirk Rawson, 1899. The scrapbook contains correspondence to Gibson from publishers and book sellers on letterhead, sketches, bookplates, announcements, and illustrated catalogs.

Grand Rapids scrapbooks

 Collection
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....

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.

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 College...

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...

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,...

James W. Ochs World War II collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-55
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...

Arnold Ott papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-31
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'...

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...

Richard A. Rhem papers

 Collection
Identifier: KII-01
Collection Description Collection contains papers, records, photographs, and audiovisual material documenting the life and career of Christian minister, Richard A. Rhem, and contains material spanning from 1870 to 2014, with the bulk of material spanning from 1970 to 2014. Within the collection are Rhem’s papers, which include biographical information, correspondence, writings, and records of his work with the Christ Community Church and the Center for Religion and Life. The bulk of the collection comprises text and...

Mabel Roys scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-164
Scope and Contents Collected and assembled when Mabel was a teenager, the scrapbook contains 10 disbound leaves, with color (mostly chromolithograph) illustrations glued on both sides of the leaves and endpapers. Included are die-cut images of flowers, animals, figures; trade cards; school awards, greeting cards, calling cards from relatives and friends from neighboring farms, and clippings from periodicals.

Mary Schneider GVSC scrapbooks and memorabilia

 Series
Identifier: RHC-76
Collection Description Mary Schneider started collecting memorabilia of her personal and school experiences while at Union High School in Grand Rapids, Michigan and continued through her enrollment in the Pioneer class at Grand Valley. The collection consists of 4 scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, Grand Valley publications, student records and memorabilia, and correspondence from her tenure on the Alumni Association.