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Ackley, Gardner. / [1936-1999] Title: Gardner Ackley Papers 1936-1999
Extent: 36.5 linear feet, 1 oversize folder, and 20 reels of microfilm.
Abstract: Professor of economics, University of Michigan, and government official. Correspondence, speeches, and memos, relating to Ackley's work as presidential adviser and member of President's Council of Economic Advisers during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations; reports and other papers, 1944-1945, concerning his work with U. S. Office of Price Administration; papers, 1950-1953, concerning his career as assistant director of U. S. Office of Price Stabilization; and miscellaneous research notes and University of Michigan course materials.
Acton, Hugh / [ 1955-2008 ] Title: Hugh Acton papers, 1955-2008 bulk Bulk 1960s-1970s
Extent: 1.5 linear feet (in 4 boxes), 1 outsize folder, and 152 MB
Abstract: Hugh Acton (1925-), the "Cowboy-Designer," was a furniture designer, specializing in mid-century modern furniture, and artist in Augusta, Mich. He is best-known for his 1973 Acton Stacker chair for American Seating, as well as for his 1954 Suspended Beam Bench. This collection includes a brief history of the designer through articles and resumes, with a primary focus on his designs--including photographs (with negatives, transparencies, and online), catalog information, sketches, and design boards for his various furniture designs.