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Allen, Glenn S., 1914-2001. / [ 1885, 1889, 1900-2010 ] Title: Glen Allen Papers 1885, 1889, 1900-2010 (bulk 1928-2001 )
Extent: 25.25 linear feet
Abstract: Documents life of Judge Glenn Allen, Jr, 1913-2001. The collection is divided into these series: Subject Files, 1885, 1922-2001, 2010; Appointment Books, 1974-1999; Michigan Court of Appeals, Case call and Assignments, 1977-1983; Photographs, 1900-2000; Scrapbooks and Photograph Albums, 1941-1981; Newspaper and Newspaper Clippings, 1925-2000;Certificates, Awards, Plaques, Framed Documents, 1889, 1906-2000; Papers of Glenn Allen, Sr., and Annette Brenner Allen (parents of Judge Allen), 1935-1975; Papers of Marion Turner Allen (Second wife of Judge Allen), 1939, 1954-1979.
Allen, Glenn S., 1914-2001. / [ 1959-1973 ] Title: Glenn Allen Papers 1959-1973
Extent: 14 manuscript boxes, 1 slim mss. box (7.25 cubic feet)
Abstract: MS 2002-15 consists of the papers of Glenn S. Allen, Jr. documenting his career, beginning with his work as a delegate to the Michigan Constitutional Convention (1961-1962), through his service as budget director to Michigan Governor George Romney (1963-1968) and legal advisor to Governor William Milliken (1970-1974). The majority of the documentation is financial, and includes correspondence, reports, and budget analyses.
Bandemer, William L, 1854-1918. / [ 1917-1919 ] Title: William Bandemer Papers 1917-1919
Extent: 2 slim manuscript boxes, .5 cubic feet
Abstract: This collection spans the duration of William Bandemer’s participation in World War I. The papers are divided into two series: one comprising his letters home and the other consisting of photographs taken during the war. Within each series, the material is arranged chronologically.
Barnett, LeRoy.  / [ 1808-2006 ] Title: Barnett Roads Collection 1808-2006
Extent: 14 cubic feet
Abstract: This collection represents materials gathered by Leroy Barnett for his book, A Drive Down Memory Lane: The Named State and Federal highways of Michigan, published by Priscilla Press in 2004. The documents included in this accession were mainly derived from statute books, legislative journals, government records, transportation periodicals, newspapers, and period cartographic materials.
Bush Family.Willard Family.Bush, Frederick, d. 1891--Family.Bush, Frederick Willard, 1836-1915.Bush, Summer Orlando, 1847-1921.Bush, Charles Summer, b. 1880. / [ 1835-1933 ] Title: Bush Family Collection 1835-1933
Extent: 1.25 Cubic Feet
Abstract: This collection represents three generations of the Bush family in Michigan. Includes genealogies and biographies of the Bush and Willard families; correspondence; a portrait of F. Willard Bush; papers of Sumner O. Bush and Charles Sumner Bush; unidentified financial records, pamphlets and circulars; and a computer disk containing transcriptions of the letters in the collection.
Bush, Christian, d. 1864Bush, Frederick, d. 1864Leach, C. L. / [ 1863, 1893. ] Title: Christian and Frederick Bush collection 1863, 1893.
Extent: 2 folders (.2 cubic foot)
Abstract: This collection consists of two folders. The first contains original correspondence (mostly from the Civil War) and typed transactions of that correspondence. The second folder contains a compact disc of digitally scanned images of the same correspondence. The letters date 1863, except for one, which dates 1898.
Caterino, David R.Sigler, Kim, b. 1894.Sober, Letha, 1899-1986.Sober, Howard William, 1895-1986. / [ 1906-1986 ] Title: David Caterino Collection 1906-1986
Extent: 10 cubic feet
Abstract: Record group RG 98-106 consists of a variety of materials relating to Michigan Governor Kim Sigler (1944-1953), Justice Leland W. Carr and family (1906-1979) and Letha and Howard W. Sober (ca. 1918-1986).
Dravenstatt, Lizzie Augusta, 1855-1928.Brown, Patricia Sanford, 1931-  / [ 1870-1928 ] Title: Lizzie Dravenstatt Papers 1870-1928 (bulk 1897-1928 )
Extent: .5 cubic feet
Abstract: The Lizzie Dravenstatt Papers chronicle daily life in a rural society. It includes a large collection of Dravenstatt's diaries, ledger books, and an autograph book of her son, Ray Dravenstatt.
Ewert, Albert Merritt, 1886-1984. / [ 1890-1984 ] Title: The Albert Merritt Ewert Collection 1890-1984 (bulk 1916-1961 )
Extent: 8 cubic feet
Abstract: Albert Merritt Ewert (1886-1984), served as Chaplain of the Michigan National Guard 119th Field Artillery and as Chaplain of Michigan State Prison from 1933-1934. He held an administrative position in the Michigan Department of Corrections from 1938-1951. The collection documents these activities. It also contains examples of Ewert’s painting, writing and composing.
Gorski, J. William (James William), 1929- Polish Genealogical Society of America. / [ 1909, 1920, 1954-55, 1964, 1972-2002 ] Title: J. William Gorski Collection 1909, 1920, 1954-55, 1964, 1972-2002 (bulk 1972-2001 )
Extent: 24 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize folder (12 cubic feet)
Abstract: The J. William Gorski Collection documents Polish communities and Polish Catholics in Michigan and Ontario. Materials include photographs, slides, church bulletins, publications, some correspondence and newspaper clippings.
Great Lakes Federal Savings / [ 1860-1950 ] Title: Battle Creek Collection 1860-1950
Extent: 1 Slim Mss Box (0.5 cubic feet)
Abstract: This collection consists of photographic prints and negatives, dating ca. 1860 to 1950. The photographs cover a wide variety of topics pertaining to the Battle Creek area, including street scenes and buildings of various types around town, social activities, people and lake scenes. Also included are images of some of the more famous institutions and businesses in the area: the Battle Creek Sanitarium, the Kellogg Company and the Postum Company.
Lansing City Assessor's Office  / [ 1937-c1995 ] Title: Lansing City Assessor Cards 1937-c1995
Extent: 99 Manuscript Boxes (.5)
Abstract: RG 2007-18 contains assessor cards prepared by the Lansing City Assessor. They span 1937 to the early 1990s. Each card includes the owner’s name, street address, land sketch, total valuation by year, building dimensions, building appraisal, building description, building sketch, and building permits. They are arranged by subdivision name and lot number.
Michigan. Adjutant-General's Dept.  / [ 1838-1920 ] Title: Records of the Michigan Military Establishment 1838-1920
Extent: 352 cubic ft., 11 inches; 242 Volume; 273 prints, 47 microfilm reels
Abstract: RG 59-14 contains documents and records relating to the Michigan Military Establishment and the Adjutant General's Office.
Michigan. Property Tax Division.Michigan. State Tax Commission.United States. Work Projects Administration. / [ 1936-1942; 1954-1957 ] Title: Records of Department of Treasury: Property Tax Division 1936-1942; 1954-1957
Extent: 223 ft., 8 in.
Abstract: Series 1 of RG 72-76 consists of the rural property inventories from the State Department of Treasury, Property Tax Division, for the state of Michigan for the years ca. 1936-1942 as established by the State Tax Commission in cooperation with the Works Progress Administration. Series 2 of RG 72-76 consists of records of analysis of equalized valuations from the State Department of Treasury, Property Tax Division, for the state of Michigan for the years 1954-1957.
Pennington Family.Pennington, Mary Marie, 1907-2005. / [ 1845-2001 ] Title: Mary Pennington Collection 1845-2001 (bulk 1864-1964 )
Extent: 40 cubic feet. Boxed material: 29 mss; 6 slim mss; 8 oversize; 3 shoe; 1 HOL box. Non-boxed material: one framed portrait
Abstract: The Mary Pennington Collection spans multiple generations of the Pennington family. They resided in Pewamo, Michigan until 1920 when they moved to East Lansing, Michigan. Most of the collection concerns John H. Pennington’s immediate family, and particularly, his daughter, Mary Pennington. The collection is divided into six series: Family Memorabilia, Correspondence, Educational Materials, “I Am” Materials, Visual Materials, and Estate Papers of John Pennington.
Sarno, Pearl.First Congregational Church (Covert Township, Mich.)Covert (Mich. : Township)Van Buren County Historical Society (Mich.) / [ 1856-2005 ] Title: Pearl Sarno Collection 1856-2005 (bulk 1870-1995 )
Extent: 17 mss boxes and 5 oversize folders (10 cubic feet)
Abstract: MS 2006-27 consists of records of the Pearl Sarno collection (covering the years 1856-2005, bulk of material dated 1870-1995). The collection is divided into three series. Series 1 consists of the Pearl Sarno personal papers (1904-2002). Series 2 consists of the Covert Congregational Church records (1870-2005), and includes a large number of records relating to the Women's Club of the First Congregational Church. Series 3 consists of the Covert Township records (1856-1921, 1953-1967.