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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Alawan, Charles Khalil / [ 1940-2001 ]||
Charles Khalil Alawan papers
Extent: 0.5 linear ft. and 1 outsize folder
Abstract: Charles Khalil Alawan is a leader in the Arab American and American Muslim community of Southeastern Michigan, as well as a leader of the Michigan Republican Party. The collection documents the development of the Islamic Center of America, Dearborn, Mich., of which Alawan is a founding member, as well as other community activities.
|Alawan, Raad. / [ 1960-2005 ]||
Raad Alawan video collection
Extent: 19 DVDs
|Albers, George, 1891- / [1918-1919 and 1940-1945]||
Title: George Albers papers
1918-1919 and 1940-1945.
Extent: 11 items.
Abstract: Soldier from Holland, Mich., member of Co. I, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes diary, 1918-1919; and papers, 1940-1945, of the Howard H. Pellegram Post No. 3734 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars concerning the men and activities of the Polar Bear Expedition.
|Albright, William / [1962-1998]||
Title: William Albright Papers
Extent: 52 linear feet in 83 boxes
Abstract: William Albright--organist, composer, and University of Michigan faculty member--was born in Indiana in 1944 and died in 1998. Albright earned three music composition degrees from the University of Michigan before becoming a member of the composition faculty at the U. of M. School of Music. Albright is probably best known for his piano and organ performance. He helped to bring about a revival of ragtime, and sought inclusion of ragtime and other types of popular music in many of his compositions. He composed for many single instruments--especially the organ--and ensembles, and for orchestra. He also composed hymns, and was the music director for the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He studied composition with Ross Lee Finney, George Rochberg, and Olivier Messiaen, among others, at Michigan and at summer workshops, and organ with Marilyn Mason. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, programs, professional files, University of Michigan School of Music files, and scores and recordings of William Albright works (including notes, sketches, and manuscripts) and works by his friends, students, and teachers.
|Aldrich, Frederick A. / [ 1887-1893 ]||
Frederick A. Aldrich Papers
Extent: 0.3 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Flint, Michigan, resident, officer in the 3rd regiment of the Michigan State Troops (later the National Guard). Correspondence, other papers, and photograph, concerning his activities and the work of the organization.
|Aldrich, Robert D., 1920-1983. / [1783-1983]||
Title: Robert D. Aldrich Collection
Extent: 17 linear ft., 28 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Papers and photographs collected by Robert D. Aldrich relating to the history, people and institutions of Concord village in Jackson County, Michigan; include correspondence, diaries, account books and other papers of Concord residents; records of Concord social organizations, businesses, schools, and church and governmental bodies.
|Aldridge, John W. / [ 1942-2006 ]||
John W. Aldridge papers
Extent: 14.5 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan professor of English (1964-1991), director of the Hopwood Program (1975-1988), USIA Special Ambassador to Germany (1972-1973), and esteemed literary critic. Papers (1943-2004) include extensive personal and professional correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts and writings, notes and lecture materials for courses taught, USIA program materials and correspondence, topical files, photographs, and audio-visual recordings.
|Alexander, Michael T. / [ 1968-1994 ]||
Michael T. Alexander records
Extent: 8 linear feet in 10 boxes
Abstract: Michael T. Alexander was a member of the research staff of the University of Michigan's Computing Center and Information Technology Division Research Systems from 1965 to 1996. Collection contains records of Alexander's duties as well as extensive documentation for the Michigan Terminal System, including manuals and systems reports.
|Alexander, Robert, 1945- / [1970-1983]||
Title: Robert Alexander Papers
Extent: 2.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan political activist and campaign worker on behalf of Human Rights Party and Democratic Party candidates. Files and photographs (ca. 1970-1980) relating to the Fred Harris presidential campaign in 1976, the Ed Pierce campaigns for Michigan state office in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982, and the Zolton Ferency campaign for governor of Michigan in 1978.
|Allan, Virginia R. / [ 1932-1995 ]||
Virginia R. Allan papers
Extent: 8.5 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Wyandotte, Michigan, businesswoman, chairwoman of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities during the Nixon Administration, later deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs. Papers and photographs relating to her interest in women's rights, the equal rights amendment, Republican Party politics, the activities of International Women's Year, 1975, and the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
|Allen, B. E. (Basil Ernest), 1919- / [ 1950-1971 ]||
B. E. Allen papers
Extent: 2.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Manager of Woodlands Division of Union Bag-Camp Corporation, Savannah, Georgia, manufacturers of paper, bags, and boxes, and vice president and council member of Society of American Foresters. Correspondence and other materials concerning forest land use and Allen's activities with Society of American Foresters.
|Allen, D. C., collector. / [ 1795-1980 ]||
D.C. Allen House of David Collection,
Extent: 22 linear ft. (in 24 boxes), 69 volumes, and 5 microfilm rolls
Abstract: D. C. Allen was a Three Oaks, Michigan book dealer and collector of material on the House of David, an adventist cult founded in England. The leader of this cult was Benjamin Purnell who made Benton Harbor his home and the site of his followers's business activities. The Allen collection (formerly housed at the Wyoming American Heritage Center) consists of most of the publications by and about the Israelite House of David, scattered manuscript materials mainly documenting the colony's business operations and court cases involving Purnell and the colony, and photographs and postcards depicting activities of the colony.
|Allen, Emmet O. (Emmet Oliver), 1846-1933. / [ 1867-1931 ]||
Emmet O. Allen papers
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Emmet O. and Elizabeth Howell Allen family of Bridgewater Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan. Correspondence concerning daily activities and pioneer life in Kansas and Clinton, Michigan.
|Allen, Francis A. / [ 1940-2006 ]||
Francis A. Allen papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Francis Allen was a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, from 1962 to1986, and dean of the Law School, 1966-1971. He also taught at Northwestern University, Harvard, the University of Chicago, and the University of Florida. He was chairman of the Attorney General's Commission on Poverty and the Administration of Federal Criminal Justice (1963), and took part in the psychosurgery court case Kaimowitz vs. Department of Mental Health for the State of Michigan, 1972-1979. Papers include a biography and bibliography, correspondence, published and unpublished works, court proceedings of the psychosurgery trial, speeches, other court documents, as well as sample examinations from his various law school courses.
|Allied Theatres of Michigan / [1917-1963]||
Title: Allied Theatres of Michigan Records,
Extent: 3 linear feet.
Abstract: Trade association of motion picture theatre owners in Michigan, records include minutes of annual meetings and board meetings, committee reports, financial records, scrapbooks and photographs.
|Allmendinger Family / [ 1824-2006 ]||
Allmendinger Family Papers
Extent: 8 linear ft., 1 oversize volume, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Ann Arbor German-American family, owners of the Allmendinger Organ Company which later became the Ann Arbor Organ Company. Correspondence, scrapbooks, family genealogy, photographs concerning family affairs, materials on Helene Allmendinger's radio show, examples of spirit messages received by Helene Allmendinger from deceased family members; information pertaining to the Ann Arbor Organ Company, and family members still living in Germany.
|Alpha Epsilon Iota. Alpha Chapter (University of Michigan) / [ 1902-1973 ]||
Alpha Epsilon Iota, Alpha Chapter (University of Michigan) Records
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: University of Michigan chapter of a national women’s medical sorority. Minute books, publications and other organizational records.
|Alpha Nu Literary Society (University of Michigan) / [ 1843-1931 ]||
Alpha Nu Literary Society (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 3 linear ft.
Abstract: University of Michigan student organization established in 1843 for the "intellectual improvement of its members." Members presented literary papers, held debates, and issued a manuscript periodical entitled "The Sybil." The record group consists of organizational records and “The Sybil.”
|Alpha Omega Alpha. Alpha Chapter of Michigan / [ 1907-1967 ]||
Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter of Michigan, Records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Honor society at the University of Michigan Medical School. Meeting minutes, receipts, correspondence and published books of the Alpha Omega Alpha order, Alpha Chapter of Michigan.
|Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) / [1909-1996]||
Title: Alpha Phi Alpha, Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 2.0 linear ft. and 2 oversize items.
Abstract: History, administrative records, topical files, and photographs largely relating to activities of Afro-American students at the University of Michigan.
|Alpha Phi Omega. Gamma Pi Chapter (University of Michigan). / [ 1939-2010 ]||
Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Pi Chapter (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 8.0 linear feet
Abstract: National service fraternity founded on the principles of the Boy Scouts of America and opened to women in 1976. Minute books, officer's reports, correspondence, records of service projects, publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
|Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Pi Chapter. (University of Michigan). / [ 1964-2007 ]||
Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Pi Chapter. (University of Michigan) publications, 1964-2007
Extent: 0.75 linear foot
Abstract: Alpha Phi Omega is a national service fraternity. This collection of publications from the Gamma Pi chapter at the University of Michigan includes a guide to the university created by the fraternity, chapter newsletters, many issues of the chapter's biannual publicationPi Filling, and several programs from the fraternity's banquets.
|Alpha Rho chi (fraternity). Iktinos chapter (University of Michigan). / [ 1909-1993 ]||
Alpha Rho Chi (Fraternity) Iktions Chapter records
Extent: 2.5 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: University of Michigan chapter of an architecture student fraternity. Minutes, 1909-1931, of Architectural Society, a University of Michigan group; minutes, newsletters, and other materials of Iktinos Chapter of Alpha Rho Chi; and collected material relating to activities of national office.
|Alphadelphia Association / [ 1844-1857 ]||
Alphadelphia Association Records
Extent: 3 microfilm rolls.
Abstract: Communitarian society located near Kalamazoo, Michigan. Constitution, census, membership records, reports of committees, labor records, financial accounts, minutes of directors, correspondence and miscellaneous papers.
|Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam (1965 : Ann Arbor, Mich.) / [ 1965-1966 ]||
Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam records and sound recordings
Extent: 0.5 linear ft. and 15 sound tape reels
Abstract: An international conference on Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam held at the University of Michigan, Sept. 14-18, 1965. Correspondence, minutes, clippings, printed materials, and sound recordings.