Archive for February 2008

Schools

February 26, 2008

RESEARCH SCHOOLS

 

See GII:  Records of the Michigan School Inspectors

Sources:

  1. Michigan History Magazine, Volume 6, pages 131 indexes. 
  1. Michigan Pioneer Collections, Volume 40, scattered
  1. Michigan School Reports – Extract comp. By Wendall Anderson 
  1. Periodicals:  Journal of Michigan Schoolmaster’s club Michigan School moderator.
  1. See Census for Lansing sources of School censuses, 1880. 
  1. Lansing Republican, January 20, 1880.  Books for School libraries.  Lists of 100-200 books formed by state teacher’s association.  Lists offers number, title, price.
  1. Vertical file for extractions and map file for maps of School Districts, 1934, 1943. 
  1. Crandell, A. B.  “The Little Red School” in MICHIGAN ALUMNUS, (Spring, 1957), pages 226-234.  What happened before and after the bell rang.
  1. Reports.  Michigan Board of Agriculture, 1889, pages 503-512.  Good example.  Pages include:  Pattengill, H. R., “Country Schools,” Bradley, Mrs. Hattie Warner, “Our Country Schools;” Gorsline, S.  “Free Text-books.” Among LECTURES AND ESSAYS section. 
  1. MHC-A Records of Danby Township, Lot 1.  Board of School Inspectors Records 1845-1908.

See correspondence:  Carolyn Troff, December 10, 1955.

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Salt

February 26, 2008

SALT 

Source:

  1. Saginaw Daily Courier.  January 7, 1880.  Salt Statistics for 1879.  List of Manufacturers, quantity taken, etc.  Same source, January 16, retrospect of the Salt Industry, Michigan Salt Association, organized in 1876. 
  1. Michigan Historical Collection, Volume IV.  Description of manufacturing of salt in Saginaw B Valley by William L. Weber.  Extracts of this article appear in Dustin’s History of Saginaw.  See page 160.

For minutes, testimony in evidence, and geological and engineering investigation of subsurface conditions and effects of salt solution at the Marysville Plant, The Detroit Edison Company, 1957.  See RG 67-44, Box 9, RECORDS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE HIGHWAYS.

Saginaw Valley Strike

February 26, 2008

LABOR – SAGINAW VALLEY STRIKE, ETC.

G7

B1

F22                 -Finnish Labor Strike, 1906

F33                 -Benton Harbor Socialist Party

 

G9

B35                 -Saginaw Valley Strike

 

GII

B485               -Transmittal of report in G9 B35.

 

RG 59-14            -RECORDS OF THE MICHIGAN MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT

See entry 140, p. 425, Minutes of State Military Board; entry 180, press copy of ALS from Wm. Richardson to Gen. W.H. Withington, January 16, 1900, reporting various calls to service; entry 224, ALS to Chas. S. Brown, Col. Commanding 3rd Reg., M.S.T., from Albert Trask, Capt. 3rd Reg. Headquarters.  Co. D, 3rd Regiment at Saginaw, May 6, 1886. 

Sage Lake

February 26, 2008

LAKES – SAGE (OGEMAW COUNTY) 

Source:

1.         Scott, L. D. Inland Lakes of Michigan, :P365-6.

2.         For information re to Engineering Investigations conducted by Conservation Department.  See correspondence:  May 3, 1956.

Harry F. Kenyon, Sage Lake, Lupton, Michigan.

Sagana Lands

February 26, 2008

Detroit Gazette                                                                                   SAGANA LANDS.

September 8, 1820.

            In answer to a letter of Messrs. A. Edwards and Ch. Larned, dated the 19th July last, to Josiah Meigs, Esquire stating that surveys in the vicinity of Sagana bay are desirable, they are informed by a letter from that gentleman, dated on the 16th ult. That “the surveyor General was directed to cause to be surveyed thirty townships in that vicinity.”  We are informed that the survey will be commenced immediately. 

            We are in expectation of receiving, in the course of two months, a description of that beautiful tract of country which lies in the vicinity of Sagana Bay and river—it will be published as soon as received. 

Roads

February 26, 2008

ROAD – LEGISLATION – 1903

GII

B457

F3

Old

In correspondence with Legislative Members-Senators, 1895-1903. Refers to recently passed “Automobile Bill.”

ROADS – LANSING AND EATON RAPIDS

GII

B565 old

F1

ROADS

G9

B4

B38

G7

B1

F20

B3

F2

GII

B31

(new)

State Road, 1850-60

ROADS – 1859

St. Mary’s River and Mackinac Road, 1859

GII

B32

Folder carries title. Application for road commission. Signatures of sundry citizens.

ROADS – IONIA, HOUGHTON LAKE AND MACKINAC – 1859

GII
B32

F18

Act 117 (1859) Appr. February 12, 1859, provided for the construction of a road from Ionia to Houghton Lake and other state roads.

Recommended for appointment: Steven T. Page

C. Oscar Thompson

B607 Old

F23

Re-contracts for Ionia, Houghton Lake, and Mackinac State Road, 1859-60.

B244

F8

18 items and cross references.

See RECORD OF STATE ROADS.

SA

Executive Acts March, 1859. March 19, 1859

Said commission issued to Justus W. Ferris? Appointing him a commissioner on the Ionia, Houghton Lake, and Mackinaw State Road to fill the place made vacant by the resignations of Guy N? Trowbridge, Ms. Dup signed by N. G. Isbell and M. Wisner.

Executive Act, February 14, 1859

M. Wisner nominations as commissioners of the several State Roads

Ionia and Houghton Lake and Mackinac State Road.

Henry LeRoy Wayne

Justus W. Toms.?, Oakland

Sanford A. Youmans, Ionia

See inventory

ROADS

See Inventories Conservation, Lands Division; Secretary of State, GII, Highway Department, Michigan Turnpike Authority. See vertical file for brief list of records relating to transportation.

Records of Danby Township. Lot 1

Records of Oakland County, Lot 3. Pontiac and Grand River Road Book, 1845-1850.

State Trunkline routes, 1957

For description of routes see Box 6, RG 67-44, RECORDS OF DEPARTMENT OF STATE HIGHWAYS.

Bois Blanc Island State Road – Field Notes.

See RG 50, B5, F16

ROADS – CASS RIVER AND BAY CITY STATE ROAD

Map #00152 – Conservation Department, Lot 5.

RG 60-8 – B17, F14

B21, F6

Contracts (V.5 on spine) V. 105

RG 62-16 – Volume 97, page 76

Roads – Flint and Fentonville Plank Road

GII

B565

F2

ROADS – IONIA, HOUGHTON LAKE AND MACKINAC STATE ROAD

GII

B31?

F18

23

45

Letters of recommendations for commissioners, enclosing contracts etc. No contracts. Dates contract with Stephen Page of Ionias, August 23, 1859, to be completed January 1, 1860.

Lists Commissioners for 1859.

SA Misc box – Roads. See inventory 59-4, 58-77.

State Land Office – 1860

GII

B597 old

F1

Walter Russell, 127 Broadway, Mt. Pleasant

Hud Keenan, 624 East Maple, Mt. Pleasant

Grand River Bridge

February 26, 2008

The following collection contains the proposed drawings for the original wooden bridge over the Grand River, Lansing, MI, 1848.

Record Group 66-45, Folder 12.

There is an image of the bridge in the Archives of Michigan general photograph collection, Town and City Scenes, Lansing.