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    • Angus family papers

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    • James Angus and Alice Griffin were married in 1846 and moved to Mitchell, Wisconsin. After their children were born they moved to Spring Lake, Michigan. Family papers contain histories, marriage certificates, deeds, a Quaker friendship book...
    • Avery, Evelyn (Interview transcript and audio)

    • Michigan--History; Local histories; Memoirs; Oral histories (document genre); Grand Rapids (Mich.); Personal narratives; Heritage Hill (Grand Rapids, Mich.); Grand Valley State University; Women
    • Evelyn Leonard was born in Grand Rapids in 1883 and grew up on Prospect Street. Evelyn (Eileen) was the daughter of the inventor of the refrigerator, Frank E. Leonard. Leonard was a Vassar graduate and married Noyes L. Avery in 1907. She was...
    • Grand Valley Magazine, 2006 (Fall)

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications
    • Grand Valley Magazine is a quarterly publication for faculty, staff, students, and alumni published by the Grand Valley State University News & Information Services.
    • Lanthorn, vol. 21, no. 09

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 22, no. 24

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 29, no. 26

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 33, no. 06

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Lanthorn, vol. 33, no. 07

    • Universities & colleges--Michigan--Allendale; Grand Valley State University--Periodicals; College publications; Student publications
    • Lanthorn is a student newspaper published twice weekly for the students, faculty and staff of Grand Valley State University. The Lanthorn, first published in 1968, succeeds the Keystone, the Sampler, and the Valley View as the official student...
    • Nathan Sargent from Alexander Hugh Holmes Stuart, October 27, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Stuart, Alexander H. H. (Alexander Hugh Holmes), 1807-1891; Whig Party (U.S.); Constitutional Union Party (U.S.); American Party (N.Y.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and...
    • Letter expressing Holmes's desire that a Constitutional Union Party be formed for the 1856 election.
    • Nathan Sargent from Daniel Dewey Barnard, October 31, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Barnard, Daniel D. (Daniel Dewey), 1797-1861 ; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Slavery; United States. Constitution
    • Letter in support of Sargent's plan to reach a settlement on slavery. Barnard sees the best chance of maintaining the Union to be a national Whig party.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, April 18, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter containing a cryptic prediction, possibly of the Civil War, that, “something extraordinary is in the wind.” Clayton also asks Sargent to arrange room and board for him in the summer.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, April 27, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Library of Congress
    • Letter discussing his planned arrival in Washington and an anticipated trip to the Library of Congress.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, August 9, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Compromise of 1850; United States. Congress
    • Letter expressing Clayton's concern over growing sectionalism, and his belief that the Compromise of 1850 only worsened matters. Clayton also references the events known as “Bleeding Kansas”, and notes an opinion that several states may secede.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, June 1, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); Democratic Party (U.S.); American Party; American Party; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;...
    • Letter expressing Clayton's anger that opponents of Sargent engaged in a “vile trick to dispute your election.” Clayton also urges Sargent to call a meeting of the Know-Nothing Party.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, May 25, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; Physicians; Mayors--Election
    • Letter informing Sargent that Clayton must delay his trip to Washington due to heart problems. Clayton also discusses Virginia and Delaware politics.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, May 6, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter expressing Clayton's fear that he may have heart disease. Clayton also expresses disappointment at not being able to see Sargent.
    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, November 9, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees; American Party
    • Letter expressing Clayton's dissatisfaction with a price being charged him by a boarder. He also expresses his opinion that the Know-Nothing Party must stop secret nominations if they are to survive. Written exactly one year to the day of his...
    • Nathan Sargent from John P. Kennedy, July 9, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Kennedy, John Pendleton, 1795-1870; Whig Party (U.S.); Democratic Party (U.S.); American Party; United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter discussing the regional differences for the Presidential nomination, the formation of a national convention, and negotiations with the American party over the nomination.
    • Nathan Sargent from Millard Fillmore, March 21, 1855

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;...
    • Letter detailing Fillmore's denouncement a letter sent without his approval by Daniel Webster, and his attempt to discover how the error occurred.

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