Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published as Take Pride! Community after 1995.
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 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.
Scope and Contents Published monthly by Belarusian Digest to serve the Belarusian speaking community in West Michigan.
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan business community. Subsequently published as Michigan Business Review.
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan commercial development and real estate magazine.
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 articles of...
Scope and Contents Published weekly in Spanish serving Michigan’s Hispanic communities.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Collection — Reel 1-13: [aspace.r.612.reel.1-13]
Scope and Contents Published monthly serving Michigan’s parents and families since 1989.
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....
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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,...
Scope and Contents Published weekly serving the Grandville, Jenison and Georgetown Township areas. Merged in 2007 to Grand Valley Advance and then The Advance.
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.
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.
Collection — Box 6-A
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,...
Collection — Box 1: [aspace.r.465.Box.1]
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.
Collection — Multiple Containers
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.
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...
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.
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 — Multiple Containers
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.
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...
Scope and Contents Published every other week for the West Michigan business community. Formerly published as The Shoreline Business Monthly.
Scope and Contents Published weekly to serve the business community in the lower part of the Lower Peninsula. Previously published as Business Direct Weekly.
Scope and Contents Published to serve the West Michigan business community as the magazine for millionaires, movers and shakers.
Collection — Reel 1-8: [aspace.r.601.reel.1-8]
Collection Description Collection contains microfilmed issues of the Michigan Times newspaper of Grand Rapids from January 1938 to December 1962.
Scope and Contents Published for women in Michigan, “A record and confirmation of women’s voices.”
Collection — Box 1: [aspace.r.496.Box.1]
Collection Description Volumes compiled by C. Reid Webber contain correspondence and speeches given at the Second Session of the National Retail Furniture Institute, July 13-18, 1925. Volumes include copies of The Little Record, the campus magazine of the National Retail Furniture Institute, correspondence from the registrants, and transcripts of the speeches given at the gathering.
Scope and Contents Published monthly serving the LGBT+ community network of Western Michigan.
Collection — Reel 1-2: [aspace.r.603.reel.1-2]
Collection Description North Kent Photo Reporter was continued in 1980 by North Reporter. Collection contains microfilmed issues of North Kent Photo Reporter from October 1979 to December 1980.
Scope and Contents The arts & entertainment magazine of West Michigan. Also published online.
Scope and Contents Published weekly serving Allendale, Coopersville, Marne, Lamont, Ravenna and Conklin areas. Merged in 2007 to Grand Valley Advance and then The Advance.
Collection Description The collection includes biographical information, copies of speech notes and testimony, writings, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles from 1947-1980 about blacks in America.
Scope and Contents Collection contains an assortment of printed ephemera, realia, photographs, personal papers, and other, unrelated materials purchased by and donated to Special Collections & University Archives. Some materials relate to Grand Rapids, West Michigan history, and the history of photography.
Collection Description The papers of Congressman Harold (Hal) Sawyer detail Sawyer's efforts on behalf of his constituency and his leadership in areas of anti-crime legislation, job creation, and the preservation and protection of the Great Lakes. The collection includes files from both his Washington and his Grand Rapids, Michigan offices and document his committee work including his participation on the Select Committee on Assassinations. Collection consists of photographs, surveys, congressional committee papers,...
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.
Collection Description The Frank J. Schulte collection documents the history and the progress of civil service in Grand Rapids. The documents include information from Grand Rapids and other cities in Michigan, budget reports, civil service board files, Public Administration reports from Afghanistan, newspaper clipping and other information regarding civil service.
Scope and Contents Published as the Business Advocate of the West Michigan Shoreline. Later published as MIBiz.
Scope and Contents Published to serve the African American community in West Michigan. Published previously as Afro-American Gazette.
Collection — Reel 1: [aspace.r.602.reel.1]
Collection Description Collection contains microfilmed issues of the Dispatch newspaper of Grand Rapids from November 1975 to March 1976.
Scope and Contents Published weekly for the Grand Rapids area community. “Everything You Need. Free Every Week.”
Scope and Contents A Great Lakes publication for gay, lesbian and bisexual communities in West Michigan.
Scope and Contents Published by Native American Community Services, in cooperation with the Kent County Health Department serving the Kent County area Native American community. Ceased publication.
Collection description The collection documents Vander Jagt's involvement on the National Republican Congressional Committee. It consists primarily of speeches and tapes, committee and administrative files, and includes copy of the WPA American Guide Series: A guide to its history, highways, and people, 1941.
Collection Description The Ella Koeze Weed collection documents the political career of Ella K. Weed, the Republican Party and the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. Documents include information from the Michigan Constitution Convention and the revision of the Constitution, Journals of the Constitution Convention, news clippings, conference notes from Koeze, notes from the Committee on Legislative Powers, the Official Records of the 1961 Michigan Constitution, proposals, and information on the...
Scope and Contents Published monthly to serve the regional business community by offering a profile of business activity in the area.
Collection — Reel 1-18: [aspace.r.608.reel.1-18]
Collection Description Collection contains microfilmed issues of the Western Michigan Catholic newspaper of Grand Rapids, from September 1948 to April 1988.
Scope and Contents Published monthly in West Michigan to report national labor news, title changed from Grand Valley Labor News in 2011.