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    • Appraisal of the estate of James Ricks, January 21, 1860

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Court records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Ricks, James; Means, J. H.; Word, William; Dickinson, James; Ware, Jennison; Harris, Edward T.
    • Appraisal of the personal estate of James Ricks filed in Probate Court in Calhoun County, Arkansas. Property listed includes 14 slaves, livestock, farm equipment, and tools.
    • 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 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...
    • Appraisal of the estate of William B. Stover, 1850

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slaves; Slaveholders; Property; Stover, William B. (William Bradford), 1782-1850
    • Appraisal of the estate of William Bradford Stover (b. 24 June 1782 in S. C., d. 11 Nov. 1850 in Wilcox, Co., Alabama). Inventory of property includes 41 slaves, livestock, equipment, tools, furnishings, and other effects.
    • 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...
    • John Bennitt Civil War Diary, volume 2

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Diaries; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891;...
    • This diary is the second 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 second volume (Feb. 9, 1864-Jan. 13, 1865) continues the account...
    • 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...
    • Forum, volume 031, number 06

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 031, number 06, published on 9/5/2006. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Mirta McGee audio interview and Transcript

    • Civil rights--Michigan--History; Hispanic Americans--Personal narratives; Women--Personal narratives; Discrimination
    • Mirta McGee was born in Cuba and raised in the United States. She is currently an elementary school Spanish teacher. She discusses balancing Cuban culture with American culture, discrimination based on language barriers, and the differences between...
    • Peter: A Rocky Road

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1999-05-09 entitled "Peter: A Rocky Road", as part of the series "Varieties of Religious Experience", on the occasion of Eastertide; Mother' Day, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags:...
    • The Church: Has It a Future?

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1998-10-04 entitled "The Church: Has It a Future?", as part of the series "The Church: Critical Questions", at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags: Nature of Religion, Protestant,...
    • I Really Can't (Choose Not To) Follow

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 1999-03-21 entitled "I Really Can"t (Choose Not To) Follow", as part of the series "God In the Mirror of a Human Face", on the occasion of Lent V, at Christ Community Church, Spring Lake, MI. Tags:...
    • The Promise and Peril of Being Human

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Sermons
    • A sermon given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2009-08-09 entitled "The Promise and Peril of Being Human", at Lakeshore Interfaith Center, Ganges. Tags: Emergence; Divine Mystery. Scripture references: Psalm 8; Genesis 3:1-7; Rev. 21:1-4, 22-25,...
    • The End of the Human Story

    • Clergy--Michigan; Reformed Church in America; Christ Community Church (Spring Lake, Mich.); Speeches
    • A talk given by Richard A. Rhem (Dick) on 2005-10-17 entitled "The End of the Human Story", as part of the series "Technology & Humanity", on the occasion of the Muskegon Council for the Arts & Humanities Festival, at Torrent House, Muskegon. Tags:...
    • Forum, volume 038, number 21

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 038, number 21, published on 2014-02-18. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 015, number 06

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 015, number 06, published on 1990-09-04. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • Forum, volume 003, number 21

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 003, number 21, published on 1979-02-19. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.

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