Palmer Family (Pontiac, Mich.) papers


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Palmer Family (Pontiac, Mich.) papers

The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Palmer Family (Pontiac, Mich.) papers collection held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.

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Abstract: Upper-class Michigan family in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries with various business interests including lumbering, mining, and land transactions in Montana, Michigan, California, West Virginia, and British Columbia. The family was also active in the development of the Orchard lake area, especially during in the 1920s through the 1940s. The collection contains both business and personal materials including correspondence, subject files, legal records, maps, blueprints, and photographs.

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