Emerson R. Boyles papers, 1879-1911 and 1931-1960.


Emerson R. Boyles papers, 1879-1911 and 1931-1960.

Correspondence, newspaper clippings and other materials on Michigan politics, the Republican Party, and his association with Governor Dickinson; scrapbook, 1885-1889, compiled by Fred A. Pennington; account book, 1904-1905; day book, 1941; log book, 1942, of Beaver Island cabin; and miscellaneous notebooks and photograph albums. Correspondents include: Malcolm W. Bingay, John W. Blodgett, Roscoe O. Bonisteel, Wilber M. Brucker, George E. Bushnell, Henry M. Butzel, Bert D. Chandler, Luren D. Dickinson. Homer Ferguson, Frank D. Fitzgerald, Edsel B. Ford, Paul G. Hoffman, August E. Johansen, Will K. Kellogg, Harry F. Kelly, John S. Knight, Lawrence B. Lindemer, Frank D. McKay, Louis C. Miriani, Charles S. Mott, Walter H. North, Chase S. Osborn, Neil E. Reid, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Alexander Ruthven, Edward M. Sharpe, Kim Sigler, William P. Smith, Floyd Starr, Raymond W. Starr, Arthur Summerfield, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Murray D. Van Wagoner, Howard M. Wiest, G. Mennen Williams, Charles. E. Wilson, Hessel E. Yntema and Charles M. Ziegler.

6 linear ft. and 1 outsize folder.

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