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John Ball papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1741
Scope and Contents Handwritten correspondence, diaries, ledgers, newspaper and magazine articles, accounts of travels, legal documents, and miscellaneous items. The correspondence deals largely with Ball's explorations and with family matters. The materials document Ball's explorations in the American Northwest with Nathaniel Jarvis Wyeth in 1832, his visit to Hawaii in 1833, and his explorations in Michigan. The collection also relates to Ball's activities as a lawyer and as a politician in Michigan. Ball...
Dates: 1819-1932

John Goddard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1956
Scope and Contents Contains manuscripts, typescripts, transcripts, correspondence, photocopies, magazines, diary, and papers. Handwritten diaries, magazine articles, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets. The diaries include accounts of Goddard's Congo expedition in 1956, his Nile expedition in 1951, and his South American expedition in 1962. The correspondence are between Goddard and his family relating his various activities.
Dates: 1950-1986