Palmer Family (Pontiac, Mich.) Papers: 1853-1940
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Title: Palmer Family (Pontiac, Mich.) Papers
Creator: Palmer family (Pontiac, Mich.)
Inclusive dates: 1853-1940
Extent: 2 linear feet
Orchard Lake, Michigan, family, with various business interests, including lumbering and land transactions (in Michigan, California, West Virginia, and British Columbia), and also active in the development of the Orchard Lake area, especially from the 1920s to the 1940s; Correspondence files of individual family members, subject files detailing family interests and activities, business and legal records, maps, blueprints, and photographs.
The Palmer Family Papers document the activities of an upper-class Michigan family in nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Michigan. The collection contains items of both business and personal interest, documenting the business fortunes and misfortunes of Charles Henry Palmer and his family. The collection also offers insights into upper-class family life.
Call number: 8978 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid created by Amy Fischer Min, 1992 Elena Colon-Marrero, October 2015