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Collection Description This is a small, artificial collection mostly of stamped and stampless covers to and from Michigan cities and villages, primarily from Ionia County in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Compiled by Harvey Lemmen, the items in the collection fall mostly within the date range of 1843 to 1916, although newspaper articles on Ionia County postal history and auxiliary records pertaining to the collection fall within the date range of 1956 to 2000. Ten items of correspondence (letters and...
Scope and Contents Collection contains publications produced by the Israelite House of David and Mary's City of David. The publications include writings by Benjamin and Mary Purnell as well as other community members. The collection also includes a small amount of ephemera, including a photograph of Mary Purnell, labels from food and drink products, a community rules sign, and a ticket stub for the House of David miniature railway.
Dates: circa 1910-1971
Scope and Contents Collection contains the books, posters, and ephemera produced by Issue Press from 2011 to 2018.
Dates: 2011 - 2018
Series — Box: 76
Abstract Publication of writings, artwork, and photography submitted by students. Succeeded Amaranthus and preceded Fishladder. 2000-2002.
Abstract Guidebook to instructional television programming on Grand Valley's public television stations. 1973-1976, 1989-1990, 1992-1995.
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 Ruled ledger book, 406" x 181 mm. 451 pages, bound in full leather. Manuscript entries in black ink from June 1853 to January. The account ledger shows expenses after the merging of two companies: the Jackson Iron Mine of Jackson, Michigan, and the Sharon Iron Company of Sharon, Pennsylvania. The merger took place around 1852. Expenses are shown in detail for the company and include food, lodging and business expenses, such as shipping and laying plank for roads and railroads. Many employees...
Dates: June 1853 - January 1856
Scope and Contents Collection contains materials documenting Donald Jandernoa’s service in the United States Air Force as a Pilot and Commander of a B-24 Liberator within the 454th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force. Dates of materials range from 1943 to 2014. Material from World War II includes Jandernoa’s Pilot Rating Book, a manual on Instrument Flying, two maps of Central and Southern Europe, an Organization Chart of the 15th Air Force, and The Jabberwock, a book about life at Moody...
Dates: 1943 - 2014
Series — Box: 115
Abstract Bulletin posted periodically on residence hall restroom doors informing residents of upcoming campus events and announcements. 1972-1977.
Series — Box: 92
Abstract Kirkhof School of Nursing newsletter. Also called KSON Newsletter.
Collection — Box: 1
Scope and Contents Collection contains 21 letters written by Doris E. Keirn to her boyfriend and fiancé Burley E. Yehnert at his various Army Air Force postings in Nebraska, South Dakota, England, and Florida, 13 November 1944 to 4 February 1946. These were addressed from her home at 1113 22nd Avenue, Altoona, Pennsylvania.The collection also contains 13 letters written by Burley E. Yehnert to his fiancée Doris E. Keirn at her and her parents' home in Altoona and subsequently Phoenix, Arizona after...
Dates: 1944 - 1947
Series — Box: 77
Abstract Monthly GVSC supported student newspaper. Succeeded by GVSC Sampler on September 20, 1966, and then The Valley View on October 28, 1966.
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
Collection — Box: 1
Collection Description This collection of correspondence between Frank Kimbel and Grace Wilson Kimbel spans from 1906 to 1913, but includes items up to 1948. The letters begin in 1906 with Frank and Grace as friends and become more frequent in 1910. Most letters are 4- 8 pages and include letters to and from both Frank and Grace. Also included are letters from family members and friends, holiday and postcards, wedding invitations and planning information, financial information, religious ephemera, an airplane...
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.
Series — Box: 1-4
Collection Description Series contains administrative and historical files from the School of Nursing, later known as the Kirkhof School of Nursing, from 1969 to 2005. It was acquired in three separate accessions, in 1983, 1988, and 2005.
Collection Description The William Kirkpatrick collection documents the beginning years of Grand Valley State College from 1960-1980. The collection includes building plans, budget reports, annual reports, and self studies.
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, postcards, and ephemera of the Kissell and Messersmith families during the World War I and World War II eras. The materials document the courtship of Thomas F. Kissell and Grace Messersmith, the World War I service of Grace's brother Walter W. Messersmith, and the World War II era military education and service of Grace and Thomas' son Leo "Gate" T. Kissell. The collection is organized into three series: 1) Messersmith-Kissell papers, 1915-1958, 2) Leo Kissell...
Dates: 1915 - 1958
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.
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 This collection of correspondence to Henry Gilson and his second wife, Hilda Kruse-Gilson, consists of letters primarily from family and friends. Letters to Hilda are from her sisters Emma, Nellie, Gretchen, Olive (Bob), and Ruby and other family members and from Hilda's former classmates and colleagues from Clifton Springs. Many of these are congratulations on the couple's marriage and the births of their children from friends and family. Correspondence to Henry includes letters from Henry's...
Series — Box: 1
Abstract Newsletter of the Kutsche Office of Local History.
Dates: 2010 - 2016
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.
Abstract Publication of William James College and WGVC concerning energy and ITV.
Content Description Contains papers and photographs related to Lampe's career as a Presbyterian minister. The bulk of the materials are related to his service as a United States Naval Chaplain during the Second World War, principally in the pacific theatre.
Dates: 1938-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1947
Series — Box: 1-15
Abstract Student newspaper. Continuation of Keystone, GVSC Sampler, and The Valley View. 1968-present.
Scope and Contents Collection of five letters and a map of pioneer Michigan lumberman Silas Seekles Lee (1820-1903) concerning his lumbering interest in the areas of Tuscola and East Saginaw, Michigan; and other lumbering interest as a shareholder in the Tittabawassee Boom Company, Midland County and Montcalm County between December 21, 1863 and September 19, 1864. The letters concern the lumbering issues Lee encountered, including settling of deals and accounts, low water levels in the rivers and the accordingly...
Dates: 1863 - 1866
Series — Box: 78
Abstract Student alternative newspaper published to raise issues of importance to students at GVSC. Published December 3, 1968 for 1 issue.
Series — Box: 78
Abstract Student arts journal. Student literary publication published as GVSC's only literary magazine. Published March 1984 for 1 issue.
- Michigan 442
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- Scrapbooks 17
- Universities and colleges -- Faculty 16
- Business 13
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- Science -- Study and teaching 11
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- Oral histories 10
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- Education 9
- Michigan -- History 9 ∧ less
- Grand Valley State University 337
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- Grand Valley State University. Dean of Students Office 19
- Grand Valley State Colleges. William James College 17
- Grand Valley State University. University Communications 17
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the President 15
- Grand Valley State University. Regional Math and Science Center 15
- Grand Valley State Colleges. Thomas Jefferson College 13
- United States. Army 11
- Grand Valley State University. Office of the Provost 9
- Grand Valley State University. Seidman College of Business 9
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- Grand Valley State University. Counseling and Career Development Center 8
- Grand Valley State University. Padnos International Center 8
- University of Michigan 8
- Grand Valley State University. Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute 7
- Grand Valley State University. University Libraries 7
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- Grand Valley State University. Office of Graduate Studies 6 ∧ less