William Christian Weber Papers  1858-1940
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Title: William Christian Weber Papers
Creator: Weber, William Christian (1852-1952)
Inclusive dates: 1858-1940
Extent: 28 linear feet (in 30 boxes)
Extent: 15 oversize volumes
Extent: 15 oversize folders
Abstract:
Detroit, Michigan businessman and civic leader. Business correspondence relating to Weber's activities as a dealer in timber lands, his role as a member of the Art Commission in the development of Detroit, Michigan's Cultural Center, his involvement in the construction of the Detroit-Windsor bridge and tunnel and his activities during World War I; and correspondence and class notes of his sons, Harry B. and Erwin W. Weber, while attending University of Michigan; also photographs, including family portraits, aerial views of Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, photographs of the construction of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and Ambassador Bridge, and glass negatives of family vacations in Upper Michigan, Ontario, and Quebec; and maps of land and timber holdings
Call number: 86260 AC Aa 2
Language: The materials are 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/
Finding aid author: Finding aid prepared by: Thomas L. Jones, 1973-1974; Leonard A. Coombs, 1990 (land records only).