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    • 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...
    • Conrad Thornquist papers

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    • Conrad Thornquist was a Michigan native who attended the University of Michigan as an undergraduate and attended Harvard Law School in the Class of 1931. His papers include handwritten and bound class notes from his Harvard Law School coursework...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • Letter to James Anderson from George Washington Parke Custis, June 26, 1806

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slaves; Slaveholders; Plantations; Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.); Anderson, James; Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857; Thornton, William, 1759-1828
    • Letter to James Anderson, manager of the White House Plantation from George Washington Parke Custis, the grandson of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, from Mt. Washington. The letter concerns the management of the properties, sale of livestock,...
    • Forum, volume 026, number 25

    • Grand Valley State University; Publications; Universities and colleges
    • Forum, volume 026, number 25, published on 2/5/2002. Forum is a newsletter for the Grand Valley State University community published quarterly by University Communications since 1976.
    • 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.
    • Bill of sale for slave of William B. Withers, January 18, 1858

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slave records; Slave bills of sale; Slaves; Slaveholders; Withers, John G.; Withers, W. B.; Sherrill, Elam A.
    • Bill of sale transferring ownership of an 11 year old boy named Dick from John G. Withers of North Carolina to William B. Withers (b. ca. 1821 in S. C.) for the sum of $710.
    • Diary of David M. Austin

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    • Handwritten diary maintained by David M. Austin of Elsie, Michigan. The diary is written in a day book. Entries begin on January 1, 1913 and conclude on December 31st 1916. Austin records the details of his everyday life including the weather,...
    • 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...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...

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