David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Calhoun County (1870-1930)

Collection processed and finding aid created by May Oyler
Graphics Division, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan

Summary Information

Title: David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, County File, Calhoun County
Creator: Tinder, David V.
Inclusive dates: 1870-1930
Extent: 90 photographs, 1 document, 1 booklet
Abstract:
Photographs of Calhoun County, Michigan. Photographs include views of streets, storefronts, residences, a train wreck, destruction caused by flooding and by a tornado, papermaking machinery, and buildings and people in Fort Custer. Also includes photos of sports teams, a police brigade, workers, and other miscellaneous groups. Also includes a handbook and a fraternity certificate, both from Albion College.
Language: The material is in English.
Repository: William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan
909 S. University Ave.
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1190
Phone: 734-764-2347
Web Site: www.clements.umich.edu

Access and Use

Acquisition Information

F.832, F.860, F.897, F.909, F.914, F.938, F.940, F.980, F.999, F.1028, F.1113, F.1114.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to research.

Copyright

Copyright status is unknown.

Processing Information

Cataloging funded in part by the Michigan Photographic Historical Society. This collection has been processed according to minimal processing procedures and may be revised, expanded, or updated in the future.

Preferred Citation

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography, William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan. The majority portion donated by David B. Walters in honor of Harold L. Walters, UM class of 1947 and Marilyn S. Walters, UM class of 1950.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Vernacular photography of Calhoun County, Michigan. Photographs include views of streets, storefronts, residences, a train wreck, railroad depot, destruction caused by flooding and by a tornado, papermaking machinery, and buildings and people in Fort Custer. Also includes photos of sports teams, a police brigade, workers, a tractor company and other miscellaneous groups. Also includes a handbook and a fraternity certificate, both from Albion College.

Subject Terms

Subjects:
  • David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.
  • Photographs shelf.
Visual Subjects:
  • Accountants--Michigan.
  • African American women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Albion College.
  • Amateur theater--Michigan.
  • Banquets--Michigan--1920-1940.
  • Baseball teams--Michigan.
  • Battle Creek (Mich.)--Aerial views.
  • Battle Creek Sanitarium (Battle Creek, Mich.)
  • Bicycle racing--Michigan.
  • Boxing--Michigan.
  • Boy Scouts--Michigan.
  • Calhoun County (Mich.)
  • Carriages and carts--Michigan.
  • Children--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Christmas trees--Michigan.
  • Clerks--Michigan.
  • College fraternity members--Michigan.
  • Couples--Portraits.
  • Dwellings--Michigan.
  • Electric transformers--Transportation.
  • Electric utilities--Michigan.
  • Electrification--Michigan.
  • Family reunions--Michigan .
  • Flood damage--Michigan.
  • Food industry and trade--Michigan.
  • Football teams--Michigan.
  • Fort Custer (Mich.)
  • General Foods Corporation.
  • Harpists--Michigan.
  • Hats--Michigan--1890-1900.
  • Horse teams--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Interior decoration--1890-1910.
  • Men--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Michigan. Army National Guard.
  • Military funerals--Michigan.
  • Offices--Michigan--1900-1910.
  • Paper industry--Michigan.
  • Papermaking machinery--Michigan.
  • Picnics--Michigan.
  • Police--Michigan--1890-1910.
  • Portraits, Group--Michigan.
  • Postal service--Employees--Michigan.
  • Postum Company.
  • Railroad accidents--Michigan.
  • Railroads--Employees--Michigan.
  • School sports--Michigan.
  • Schools--Michigan.
  • Soldiers--Michigan.
  • Storefronts--Michigan.
  • Tornado damage--Michigan.
  • Track and field athletes--Michigan.
  • Women accountants--Michigan.
  • Women--Michigan--Portraits.
  • Wrestling--Michigan.
Contributors:
  • Baker, J. Howard.
  • Bennett, D.M.
  • Covert, W. J.
  • Funk Brothers.
  • Gage Printing Co.
  • Grant, Walter.
  • Mast, John Edward.
  • McCarter, M. D.
  • McCormick Photo.
  • McIntyre, Bruce R.
  • Merchant, E. T.
  • Merell.
  • Neal, F. J.
  • Randolph Studio.
  • Schell, DeLloyd.
  • Schumaker, E.O.
  • Smith, Seneca B.
  • Standish, Norman P.
  • The Wagner Studio.
  • Wilkinson, J. T.
  • Young & McKay.
Genre Terms:
  • Certificates.
  • Pamphlets.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Tintypes.

Contents List

Container / Location Title
Box   1  
David V. Tinder collection of Michigan photography, County File, Calhoun County [series] [view selected images]
 
1. [Miscellaneous small views associated with Camp Custer] (3 photographs)
 
2. Handbook of the Purple and Gold (1 booklet)
 
3. Military funeral, Base Hospital, Camp Custer (1 photograph)
 
4. [Delcenia Home] (1 photograph)
 
5. [Sigma Chi Fraternity certificate] (1 document)
 
6. [Train wreck and spectators] (1 photograph)
 
7. [Flood disaster at Albion] (1 photograph)
 
8. The Battle Creek paper stock pump (1 photograph)
 
9. [Members of the War Department Theater, Camp Custer] (1 photograph)
 
10. [Damaged railroad tracks] (1 photograph)
 
11. Brigade and Infantry Section, Camp Custer (1 photograph)
 
12. Thornton Sweet Reunion Held at T,B. Thornton (1 photograph)
 
13. [Miscellaneous interior views] (2 photographs)
 
14. [Railroad Depot, Battle Creek, Mich.] (2 photographs)
 
15. [Team of Horses, large Christmas tree] (1 photograph)
 
16. [Nicols & Shepard Threshing Tractor, Battle Creek, Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
17. [Police brigade] (1 photograph)
 
18. [Team of horses, large transformer] (1 photograph)
 
19. Accounting Division, General Stores Department, Grand Trunk Shops (1 photograph)
 
20. [Albion High School football] (3 photographs)
 
21. [Miscellaneous outdoor, street views, houses, storefronts] (15 photographs)
 
22. [Miscellaneous sports teams] (6 photographs)
 
23. [Miscellaneous group photographs] (16 photographs)
 
24. [Boy Scout troop, Albion Mich.] (7 photographs)
 
25. Col. Langdon and regimental staff second infantry Camp Custer (1 photograph)
 
26. [Commonwealth Power Company office] (1 photograph)
 
27. [Albion College interior of dorm?] (1 photograph)
 
28. [Sanitarium banquet, Battle Creek Mich.] (1 photograph)
 
29. [Miscellaneous portraits] (18 photographs)

Additional Descriptive Data

Contributor Index

Baker, J. Howard.
  • 21
Bennett, D.M.
  • 27
Covert, W. J.
  • 19
Funk Brothers.
  • 11
Gage Printing Co.
  • 17
  • 23.13
Grant, Walter.
  • 22.2
Mast, John Edward.
  • 23.11
McCarter, M. D.
  • 14
McCormick Photo.
  • 23.9
McIntyre, Bruce R.
  • 3
Merchant, E. T.
  • 15
Merell.
  • 23.10
Neal, F. J.
  • 13.2
Randolph Studio.
  • 23.14
Schell, DeLloyd.
  • 22.3
  • 29.14, 29.17, 29.18
Schumaker, E.O.
  • 10
  • 29.13
  • 29.15
Smith, Seneca B.
  • 29.1
Standish, Norman P.
  • 7
The Wagner Studio.
  • 29.12
Wilkinson, J. T.
  • 9
Young & McKay.
  • 29.2
  • 29.11

Related Materials

David V. Tinder Collection of Michigan Photography.

Bibliography

Tinder, David V. Directory of Early Michigan Photographers. This reference work contains biographical information about virtually every known commercial and significant amateur photographer in the state of Michigan from the first known appearances in the 1840s into the early twentieth century.