Elizabeth Sparks Adams papers   1861-2001  (bulk 1930-1970s )
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Title: Elizabeth Sparks Adams papers
Creator: Adams, Elizabeth S.
Inclusive dates: 1861-2001
Bulk dates: 1930-1970s
Extent: 9.25 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract:
Elizabeth Sparks Adams was a member of the Michigan Historical Commission from 1941 (when she was appointed as the first woman commissioner by Governor Murray D. Van Wagoner) until 1996. She and her husband, Judge Donald E. Adams, were also active in the Democratic Party, specifically in Oakland County and Waterford Township. Mrs. Adams also actively researched and collected materials on family and local history. The collection consists of files accumulated throughout her life, particularly during her service with the Michigan Historical Commission and the Michigan Democratic Party. Also included are clippings, correspondence, legal documents, and photographs related to family and local history.

Call number: 0344 Aa 2; Ac
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/