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    • Nathan Sargent from John M. Clayton, January 17, 1853

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866; Downs, Solomon W. (Solomon Weathersbee), 1801-1854; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials...
    • Letter ridiculing Sen. Lewis Cass of Michigan for a lack of geographic knowledge. He also discusses disagreements with other senators over Central America.
    • Jim Harrison papers

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    • The Jim Harrison collection documents the life and work of Michigan-born writer Jim Harrison. Harrison has published books in several genres throughout his career, including poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature; he also worked...
    • Nathan Sargent from J. F. Simmons

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Clayton, John M. (John Middleton), 1796-1856; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees
    • Letter expressing support of Sargent's appointment as Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives, and discussing the upcoming presidential election in 1850.
    • Forum, volume 027, number 40

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 027, number 40, published on 6/2/2003. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 031, number 28

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 031, number 28, published on 2/26/2007. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Nathan Sargent from John Crafts (J.C.) Wright, January 16, 1841

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Wright, John C. (John Crafts), 1783-1861; Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United...
    • Letter discussing the formation of President-elect William Henry Harrison's cabinet. Wright also shows early support for civil service reform.
    • John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 3

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Diaries; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; African Americans
    • This diary was the last of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The third volume (Jan. 1, 1865-May 13, 1865) begins with the account of...
    • Forum, volume 028, number 27

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 028, number 27, published on 2/23/2004. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Whitley Read Civil War diary

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. New York Artillery; Shipping; Diaries
    • This diary was kept by soldier Whitley Read detailing his last year of service in the 10th New York Heavy Artillery, Company H. It also focuses on his postwar service on a Great Lakes Schooner. The last pages of the diary include brief memoranda...
    • Forum, volume 029, number 36

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 029, number 36, published on 4/18/2005. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Faust family correspondence

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army; United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 95th (1861-1865)
    • Correspondence between Pvt. Daniel Faust, his mother, and his sister of Schuylkill County Pennsylvania. Faust was an infantryman in Pennsylvania's 95th and 96th Infantry regiments during the Civil War. Correspondence covers the routine details of...
    • Nathan Sargent papers

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    • Nathan Sargent was active in politics at the time of the Know Nothings (1854-1857). He served as sergeant at arms of the House of Representatives during Lincoln's term in Congress. Correspondence of a Whig political appointee, 1832-1874. Among the...
    • Ralph Belknap Baldwin papers

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    • Ralph Baldwin was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. During World War II, Ralph Baldwin was a senior physicist in the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, where he helped develop the radio proximity fuze, a crucial secret weapon of the war. The...
    • Forum, volume 028, number 02

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 028, number 02, published on 7/28/2003. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Nathan Sargent from John Macpherson Berrien, October 18, 1848

    • Sargent, Nathan, 1794-1875; Taylor, Zachary, 1784-1850; Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866; Whig Party (U.S.); United States--Politics and government--19th century; United States--Officials and employees;
    • Letter discussing strategy for the 1856 election between Zachary Taylor and Lewis Cass. Attention is also given to the expected congressional gains for the Whig party.
    • John Bennitt Civil War diary, volume 1

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Diaries; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
    • This diary is one of three kept by physician John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan describing his experience as a Civil War surgeon for the 19th Michigan Infantry Regiment. The first volume (Sept. 1, 1863-Jan. 26, 1864) details Bennitt's stay at...
    • F.W. Beasecker papers

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    • F. W. (Francis "Frank" Wallace) Beasecker was born in 1917 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He joined the Army in August 1942 and was assigned to Company A, 411th Engineer Base Shop Battalion, 2nd Brigade, Engineer Amphibious Command. He served in...

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