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Campau (Grand Rapids (Mich.))


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Campau family papers

Identifier: Collection 214
Abstract Louis Campau (1791-1871) was a fur trader and is credited as the founder of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This collection contains documents by and about Louis and several other members of the Campau family. Included are documents associated with Louis; his wife Sophie; his three brothers, Antione, George and Touissant and his newphew Antoine. There is also some correspondence between Caroline (Mrs. James) Campbell and Adolphe Campau. The collection contains original, typescript and facsimile...
Dates: 1830-1922

Caroline P. Campbell papers

Identifier: Collection 123
Abstract Caroline P. Campbell (1859-1926) was a civic leader in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She worked with organizations such as the YWCA, Michigan State Federation of Arts, American Red Cross and Historical Society of Grand Rapids and was an active supporter of the Grand Rapids Public Library. Her participation and membership in these and other societies are documented here through correspondence, newspaper articles, pamphlets, photos and programs. Included is information on various...
Dates: 1777-1934

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