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Grand Rapids (Mich.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Afro-American Gazette

Identifier: RHP-24
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published as Take Pride! Community after 1995.

Dates: Publication: 1993-1995

Mathias J. Alten papers

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

Ralph Belknap Baldwin papers

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.

Dates: 1936-2007

Belarusian Digest

Identifier: RHP-23
Scope and Contents

Published monthly by Belarusian Digest to serve the Belarusian speaking community in West Michigan.

Dates: 1993-2006

Business Direct Weekly

Identifier: RHP-34
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the West Michigan business community. Subsequently published as Michigan Business Review.

Dates: Publication: 1997-2004

Commercial Quarterly (CQ)

Identifier: RHP-33
Scope and Contents

Published to serve the West Michigan commercial development and real estate magazine.

Dates: Publication: 2007-2010

Allison R. Denise diaries

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 32260010802124]
Identifier: RHC-202
Content Description Two pocket diaries of Allison Denise on his Lowell Township farm. Both pocket diaries document, in rich detail, the daily events in the life of Allison Denise on his Lowell Township farm. Included are weather observations; farming responsibilities such as planting, harvesting, and marketing; improvements made to the land and farmhouse, such as plowing, repairing, and painting; frequent trips to Alto, Lowell, Grand Rapids, and other places; maintenance of the road fronting his property;...
Dates: 1892 and 1898

Dyer-Ives Foundation records

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...
Dates: 1960 - 2016

El Hispano

Identifier: RHP-22
Scope and Contents

Published weekly in Spanish serving Michigan’s Hispanic communities.

Dates: Publication: 1991-1997

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.

Dates: Publication: 1993-present

Germania (Grand Rapids)

 Collection — Reel 1-13: [Barcode: aspace.r.612.reel.1-13]
Identifier: RHP-55
Scope and Contents

Contains microfilmed issues of the German language newspaper, Germania, of Grand Rapids from October 1855 to March 1916.

Dates: Publication: October 3, 1855 - March 29, 1916

Grand Rapids Carnival of Fun collection

Identifier: RHC-170
Scope and Contents

Collection contains souvenir pins, badges, ribbons and envelopes from the Grand Rapids Carnival of Fun, held in 1897 and 1898. The collection also includes one piece of sheet music for the "Carnival of Fun 2 Step," by Dan Ball, published in 1897.

Dates: 1897 - 1898

Grand Rapids Family

Identifier: RHP-32
Scope and Contents

Published monthly serving Michigan’s parents and families since 1989.

Dates: Publication: 2006-2012

Grand Rapids Oral Histories

 Digital Collection
Identifier: RHC-23

Grand Rapids scrapbooks

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....
Dates: 1929-1975

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.

Dates: Publication: Dec. 31, 1970-June 11, 1992, 1994-present

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,...
Dates: Publication: 1979-1989; Publication: 1997-2002; Publication: 2007-2008

Grand Valley East Advance

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.

Dates: Publication: 2002-2007

Grand Valley Labor News

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.

Dates: Publication: 1994-2011

Grand Valley West Advance

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.

Dates: Publication: 2002-2005

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,...
Dates: 1969-2009

Honors Institute for Young Scientists (HIFYS) scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: aspace.r.465.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.

Dates: 1958-1966


 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.

Dates: Publication: 1968-1972; Publication: October 16, 1968 - November 20, 1975

Florence (Williams) Jackson scrapbooks and ephemera

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

Russel Kirkhof papers

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.

Dates: 1900-1979

A. Robert Kleiner papers

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.

Dates: 1964-1984

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.

Dates: 1975

Irvine McColl World War I correspondence

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...
Dates: 1917-1919