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Detroit (Mich.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Donald D. Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: L076
Scope and Contents The collection contains World War II letters of Howard to his parents, Louise and George Howard (Evansville, Indiana), written from the South Pacific, Okinawa, China, Korea, the Philippines, California, and Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The collection also includes correspondence from the Howard’s daughters Marilyn, a student at Indiana University, and Mrs. R.C. Datzman, a medical technician and wife of a physician in Detroit and Carlysle, Pennsylvania, during the same time period.
Dates: 1944-1946

Ewing family collection

 Collection
Identifier: L323
Scope and Contents This collection comprises personal and business papers from the Ewing family, particulraly the brothers William Griffith (W.G.) and George Washington (G.W.) Ewing and their companies in Fort Wayne, Indiana and numerous other locations in the Midwest, ranging from 1818-1887, regarding land speculation; the fur trade; trade and relations with Native Americans and Hoosier pioneers; the settlement of Indiana and the Old Northwest; the development of Fort Wayne; state and national politics; and...
Dates: 1818-1889

Floyd Edgar Quick collection

 Collection — Folder S1090
Identifier: S1090
Scope and Contents This collection includes a letter and envelope, 2 leather postcards, and 2 blank sheets of letter paper with letterhead for Floyd E. Quick's photography business ranging from circa 1900 to 1918 and undated. The letter and envelope are dated December 18, 1918 from Harry E. Myer from the Indianapolis Star to F. E. Quick at 48-54 State Street, Detroit, Michigan, and mentions photography business in Detroit and World War I.The leather postcards are...
Dates: circa 1900-1918, undated

Floyd Leslie Kresge papers

 Collection
Identifier: L085
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, much of it business communications, and diaries from Floyd Leslie Kresge, Thomas Kresge, and others in Indianapolis, Indiana; Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Detroit, Michigan, ranging from 1901 to 1957 and undated, regarding business and family matters. There are also Christmas cards.
Dates: 1901-1957, undated

Frances Marvel Gnass collection

 Collection
Identifier: L042
Scope and Contents This collection contains items from Frances Marvel Gnass’s family, including Joseph Brown’s ciphering book of mathematical operations and business accounting practices (1840-1843); a promissory note for payment to Isaac Brown (1857), and a page of accounting notations of the Brown family (1869-1877); Edith Walker’s autograph book (1888-1893); and a full-page from the Crawfordsville Journal and Review that lists soldiers buried in Montgomery County, Indiana by...
Dates: 1840-2008

William Edgar papers

 Collection — Folder S402
Identifier: S0402
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed copy of an autographed letter from William Edgar in Detroit, Northwest Territory on 1781/01/08 regarding business transactions, finances and military actions.
Dates: 1781/01/08

William Hull papers

 Collection — Folder S701
Identifier: S0701
Scope and Contents This collection includes an autographed document from William Hull in Detroit, Michigan on 1812/08/15 regarding surrender of Fort Detroit to the British.
Dates: 1812/08/15