John Kelley Hough papers: 1864-1897 (bulk 1864-1865)
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Container / Location Title
 
Clippert Brick Company [series]

The Clippert Brick Company series has documents that are not directly involved with any specific family member, but rather the company in general. It includes financial documents, minutes, and Articles of Association.

Box   1  
Finances 1927-1931 (1 folder)
Box   1  
"The Clippert Brick Company" (a history written by Joseph E. Zias)
Box   1  
Lighthouse Digest: article describing how 40-Mile Point Lighthouse purchased its bricks from the Clippert Company
Box   1  
General 1921, 1945
 
Conrad J. Clippert [series]

Conrad J. Clippert series documents the founding of the Clippert Brick Company and has a handful of letters.

 
Brick Company
Box   1  
Correspondence 1885-1892
Box   1  
Finances 1871-1887
Box   1  
Legal Documents 1863-1885
Box   1  
Miscellaneous 1869-1889

(appointment to notary, patent license)

 
George H. Clippert [series]

George H. Clippert's series continues to document the family business and also has some early records of the Detroit Brickmaker's Exchange.

Box   1  
Correspondence 1884, 1894, 1900
 
Brick Company
Box   1  
Correspondence 1885-1921
Box   1  
Finances 1884-1908
Box   1  
Bank Books circa 1892
Box   1  
Legal Documents 1870-1924
Box   1  
Detroit Brickmaker's Exchange 1893-1894
Box   1  
Miscellaneous 1889-1893

(appointment to notary, business university admittance)

 
Charles F. Clippert [series]

The Charles F. Clippert series has a small amount of correspondence relating to the Clippert Brick Company.

Box   1  
Correspondence 1899-1935
 
Harrison F. Clippert [series]

The Harrison F. Clippert series consists of a large number of letters (written to his future wife Ethelyn Reuss) and military records (manuals, training materials and documents concerning transportation). The library also has in its printed collection the volume edited by Charles F. Clippert entitled World War I correspondence of Harry Clippert (1917 to 1919) (2001).

 
Correspondence
Box   1  
1916-1917
Box   1  
January-June 1918
Box   1  
July-December 1918
Box   1  
1919
Box   1  
1947
 
Military Material
Box   2  
Training Manuals 1909-1917 (3 folders)
Box   2  
Notebooks (1 folder)
Box   2  
Homage to Marshal Foch 1921
Box   2  
Miscellanea

(includes mileage allowance and rolling papers)

 
65th Artillery, C.A.C (Coast Artillery Corps)
Box   2  
Correspondence 1917-1918
Box   2  
Training Material 1917-1918 (2 folders)
Box   2  
Transportation 1918
Box   2  
"The History of the 65th Artillery, CAC " 1917-1919
 
George F. Clippert [series]

George F. Clippert's series has a small amount of correspondence and some material relating to his fraternity- Delta Tau Delta.

Box   2  
Correspondence 1921, 1957
Box   2  
Delta Tau Delta

(includes photographs)

 
Conrad J. Clippert III [series]

A few letters from the 1960's concerning the company are filed under the Conrad J. Clippert III series.

Box   2  
1958-1962
 
Miscellanea [series]

The Miscellanea series contains a history of the Clippert family, a history of common brick making in Detroit, and some political badges.

Box   2  
Political Badges
Box   2  
"History of the Clippert Family of Michigan," by Glenn Lee Wilkins 1977
Box   2  
"History of Common Brick Making in Detroit"
 
Photographs [series]

The final series contains several Photographs containing members of the family as part of larger groups, military units or a banquet.

Box   3  
"Junior Plattsburg Military Training Camp Lake Champlain" Summer 1918 (rolled panoramic photograph)
Box   3  
"Members of the Junior Plattsburg Camp " 1918 (rolled panoramic photograph)
Box   3  
"Battery 'C' 65th Artillery (C.A.C.) REF, Camp Dix, NY " February 1919 (rolled panoramic photograph)
Box   3  
"Twenty-Fifth Annual Convention Dinner: National Brick Manufacturers' Association and the Common Brick Manufacturers' Association of America. Hotel Pennsylvania, NY. " February 3, 1921 (rolled panoramic photograph)
Box   3  
"Builders and Traders Fourth Annual Outing " June 16, 1914
Box   3  
"Locks Panama Canal" (rolled panoramic photograph)
Box   3  
Harrison F. Clippert

(small portrait in a separate envelope)

Oversize Folder   1  
"Delta Tau Delta " group photograph 1922
Oversize Folder   1  
"Harry's Engineering Class, U of M 1909 Class of 1911" group photograph 1909-1911
Oversize Folder   1  
Rotogravure Supplement to the Detroit Free Press, containing a short statement of Lt. Harrison F. Clippert March 10, 1918