Taggart family papers, 1860-1960.

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Taggart family. Taggart family papers, 1860-1960.

Taggart family papers, 1860-1960.

Correspondence, 1867-1959, including letter, Dec. 1931 purporting to be from the Mafia threatening Ganson Taggart; newspaper clippings, 1890-1935; legal briefs, and opinions; and speeches; University of Michigan student notebook, 1865-1866, of Moses Taggart on the law lectures of James V. Campbell, Thomas M. Cooley, Ashley Pond, and Charles I. Walker, and his law thesis, 1867; student notebook, 1895-1896, of Ganson Taggart on the lectures of Levi T. Griffin; account of the capture of Jefferson Davis and. Spanish American War memorabilia; scrapbooks, 1919-1941, concerning Ganson Taggart, Grand Rapids history, 1919-1945, Michigan history, 1929-1939, and the development of the Michigan Pipe Line; account books, 1888-1915, of the Taggart family law firms; and docket books, 1896-1947, recording cases in which the Taggart law firm was involved in the courts of Kent County, Michigan; also photographs. Correspondents include: Harry Emerson Fosdick, Gerald R. Ford, John D. Hamilton, Carl Hayden, Bartel J. Jonkman, Harry F. Kelly, Robert McCormick, Carl Mapes, William Potter, Eddie Rickenbacker, Arthur E. Summerfield, and Arthur H. Vandenberg.

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