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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Bidlack, Russell E. (Russell Eugene), 1920- / [ ca. 1940s-2003 ]||
Russell E. Bidlack Papers
Extent: 5.0 linear ft.
Abstract: Russell Bidlack was the first Dean of the School of Library Science at the University of Michigan, serving in that post from 1969 to 1984, as well as an author and historian. His papers reflect his interests in library science, local history, and genealogy.
|Bielenberg, Irma, 1891-1981. / [ 1893-1974 ]||
Irma Bielenberg papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Teacher and Methodist missionary to India, 1924-1927.Correspondence and printed material concerning her work in India, college notebooks and papers from Detroit Teachers College; thesis "Economic Detroit--1860-1870"; family letters, many in Swedish, relating in part to Michigan's Upper Peninsula at the end of the nineteenth century; and miscellaneous journals, papers, and photographs.
|Bigby, Paul. / [ 1937-1998 ]||
Paul Bigby papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Alumnus of the University of Michigan, active in the University's Alumni Association and the University of Michigan Detroit Club; alumni activity files.
|Bigelow, John W., 1896-1918. / [1918-1919]||
Title: John W. Bigelow papers
Extent: 8 items.
Abstract: Soldier from Copemish, Mich., member of Co. E, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes correspondence, certificates of recognition, and obituary concerning work of the Polar Bear Expedition; and photographs.
|Billeau, Ewald H., 1890- / [Oct. 1918]||
Title: Ewald H. Billeau letter
Extent: 1 item
Abstract: Soldier from Petoskey, Mich. who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes a letter describing his experiences as sergeant in Co. A, 1st Battalion, 310th Engineers.
|Billings, Alan G. / [ 1967-1990 ]||
Alan G. Billings set renderings
Extent: 0.3 linear feet, 1 bundle, and 2 framed drawings
Abstract: Alan G. Billings was a set designer and professor at the University of Michigan. The collection includes painted set renderings from productions staged at the University of Michigan during his tenure.
|Bingham Family. / [1817-1910]||
Title: Abel Bingham Family Papers
1817-1910, bulk 1828-1866
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Missionary family to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; correspondence, sermons of Abel Bingham, diaries of Hannah Bingham reflecting her daily activities and religious convictions.
|Bingham, Kinsley S. (Kinsley Scott), 1808-1861. / [1820-1944]||
Title: Kinsley S. Bingham Papers [microform],
1820-1944, bulk 1820-1870
Extent: 1.25 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder on 4 microfilm rolls
Abstract: Michigan Democratic congressman, 1847-1851, Republican governor, 1855-1858, and U.S. Senator, 1859-1861; correspondence and genealogical papers of the Bingham and Warden families of Livingston County, including letters from Kinsley, his wife Mary Warden, his son James (First Lieutenant, Sixteenth Michigan Infantry, who died in 1862), and Robert Warden, Jr.; correspondence concerning family affairs, political and legislative matters, Bingham's inauguration in Lansing, Michigan, in 1857, and the Civil War; letters to Warden from friends in Scotland and Camillus, New York including one from Henry S. Sinn about slavery and the Civil War; and diary, 1862-1863, kept by Mrs. Bingham.
|Binkowski, Don, 1929- / [ 1910-2013 ]||
Don Binkowski papers
Extent: 11 linear feet (in 12 boxes), 1 oversized folder, and 122 MB (online)
Abstract: District judge from Warren, Michigan. Correspondence, campaign materials, and other papers concerning his work as delegate to Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962, as Warren city councilman, and as attorney and judge; papers concerning local and state Democratic politics, and his activities with Polish-American organizations and his interest in Polish American history and personages. Also includes digital images.
|Binkowski, Don, 1929-, collector. / [ 1825-2013 ]||
Don Binkowski collected materials
Extent: 16.5 linear feet, 1 oversize folder, and 15.6 GB (online)
Abstract: Binkowski was a district judge from Warren, Michigan who collected extensively about Democratic politics and the Polish American community in Michigan. The collection includes materials collected by Binkowski on Democratic politics, the Polish community in Michigan, the cities of Detroit, Warren, and Hamtramck, Michigan, and collected letters, postage covers, and stamps.
|Bird Family / [ 1835-1914 ]||
Bird Family Papers
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Bird family of Truago (now Trenton) in Wayne County, Michigan, later founders of Clayton in Lenawee County, Michigan. Papers, 1837-1857, of Chauncey Bird, including account of flight in 1811 from Litchfield, Connecticut, to escape persecution by Masons; papers, 1835-1873, of Reuben E. Bird, largely concerning operation of Clayton general store; and diary, scrapbook, and other papers of John E. Bird, state attorney general and supreme court justice.
|Birkerts, Gunnar. / [1930-2002]||
Title: Gunnar Birkerts papers
Extent: 11 linear feet and 1,912 architectural drawings in 11 drawers
Abstract: Michigan-based architect, founder of Gunnar Birkerts and Associates, professor in the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning. The collection is comprised of four series: Personal papers, Professional papers, Faculty papers, and Project files. Personal papers includes biographical information, family photographs, early architectural drawings, and course notebooks and project drawings completed while a student at the Technische Hochschule Stuttgart. Professional papers includes transcripts and notes of speeches, lectures and seminars (many of these are also available on audiotapes; some are available on videocassettes). Also included are correspondence, awards, travel diaries with conceptual drawings, newspaper and journal articles and photographs. Faculty papers include course and other materials relating to his career as professor at the University of Michigan College of Architecture and Urban Planning. Project files contains textual files, photographs, and conceptual drawings associated with 122 of the buildings and projects designed by Birkerts. Scanned images of some conceptual drawings are available on-line.
|Birney Family / [ 1835-1972 ]||
Birney-McClear-Hankerd family papers
Extent: 5 linear feet and 1 oversize volume
Abstract: Papers of the Birney, McClear (variant spellings), and Hankerd families collected in part by Marian T. Hankerd of Pleasant Lake, Michigan. Genealogies and family history; correspondence and other papers of James Birney and his wife Bridget McClear, Irish immigrant settlers to Bunker Hill in Ingham County, concerning family matters, his experiences in the California gold fields, politics and Catholic Church activities; letters of Terrence McCleer from the California gold fields; Henry Birney family letters and account books; Henrietta Township, Jackson County, Michigan, materials, including township records and assessments, and records of Henrietta Farmer's Club; Bunker Hill Township, Ingham County, Michigan, assessments; scattered records of SS. Cornelius and Cyprian Catholic Church in Bunker Hill; and related photographs.
|Bishop, Edwin Whitney, 1869- / [ 1909-1935 ]||
Edwin Whitney Bishop sermons
Extent: 24 items (1 box)
|Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955. / [1891-1955]||
Title: William Warner Bishop Papers
Extent: 25 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Internationally recognized librarian; director of the University of Michigan Library. Correspondence and subject files relating to professional activities.
|Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955. / [ 1900-1951 ]||
William Warner Bishop pamphlets and reprints
Extent: 1 box
Abstract: Reference Librarian at the Library of Congress, 1904-1915 and Librarian of the University of Michigan, 1905-1915. Journal articles and other writings on library topics.
|Bishop, William Warner, 1906- / [ 1928-1987 ]||
William Warner Bishop papers
Extent: 6 linear feet.
Abstract: Professor of international law at the University of Michigan. Correspondence and other files relating to his professional and academic activities, including work with the American Bar Association Section of International and Comparative Law, the American Society of International Law, the International Law Association, and the Committee on International and Comparative Law of the State Bar of Michigan.