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Brablec, Carl, 1908-  / [ 1957-1976 ] Title: Carl Brablec papers 1957-1976
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: School administrator, Regent of the University of Michigan, 1958-1966. Regental files, and materials collected relating to the history of Czech-Americans, especially Moravian-Americans, in Michigan.
Brace, C. Loring  / [ 1954-2009 ] Title: C. Loring Brace papers 1954-2009 bulk 1971-2008
Extent: 39 linear feet
Abstract: C. Loring Brace, professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan and Curator of Biological Anthropology at the University's Museum of Anthropology. Known for extensive field research on cranial and dental material of hominid remains all over the world, particularly in Asia, to study human evolution. He has done considerable research on how structural reduction can result from Probable Mutation Effect, as well as on the development and application of the 'race' concept.
Bradley, Martin R.,1888-  / [ 1918-1961 ] Title: Martin R. Bradley papers 1918-1961
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Democratic state representative from Menominee County, Michigan, 1923-1925 and 1927-1935. Correspondence, subject files, and clippings and scrapbooks primarily relating to his legislative career, his participation on the Michigan Legislative Council, and Upper Peninsula political and economic subjects.
Brake, Eunice M. (Eunice Minetta), 1906-  / [ 1934-1982 ] Title: Eunice M. Brake papers 1934-1982
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: River Rouge, Michigan, high school teacher. Travel letters and related materials detailing trips to most areas of the world; letters include comments on physical conditions, geographic descriptions, and cultural observations; also scrapbooks with photographs and clippings.
Brand, George E., 1888-1963.  / [ 1910-1963 ] Title: George E. Brand papers 1910-1963
Extent: 3 linear ft. and 11 oversize volumes.
Abstract: Detroit attorney; member and officer of the American Judicature Society, the American Bar Association, and the State Bar of Michigan; correspondence, organizational files, speeches, and scrapbooks.
Brandt, Richard B. / [1935-1996] Title: Richard B. Brandt papers 1935-1996, bulk 1955-1992
Extent: 7.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Philosopher and ethicist, professor at the University of Michigan 1964-1981, papers include notes, writings, course materials and correspondence.
Brashares, Charles W., 1891-1982.  / [ 1912-1972 ] Title: Charles W. Brashares papers 1912-1972
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Pastor of the First Methodist Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1934-1944, later Methodist Episcopal Bishop of the Des Moines, Iowa area and the Chicago, Illinois area. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and topical files, and miscellanea concerning his; and photographs.
Brasie, Geraldine / [ 1924-1934 ] Title: Geraldine Brasie photograph collection 1924-1934
Extent: 3.5 linear feet.
Abstract: Detroit, Mich. resident and world traveler, who journeyed widely throughout Europe and Asia in the first half of the 20th century. Collection primarily consists of photographic prints and negatives documenting Brasie's travels to countries around the world.
Brater, Elizabeth S.  / [ 1989-2010 ] Title: Elizabeth S. Brater papers 1989-2010 bulk 1996-2010
Extent: 19.75 linear feet in 20 boxes and 1 oversize photograph
Abstract: Member of the Michigan State Senate, House of Representatives, Ann Arbor City Council, and Mayor of Ann Arbor; records include handwritten notes on policy issues, collected research materials, and news clippings related to Brater’s service as a member of the Michigan State Senate and House of Representatives.
Brazer, Harvey Elliot, 1922- / [1952-1985] Title: Harvey Elliot Brazer Papers 1952-1985
Extent: 3 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of economics and research associate of the Institute of Public Administration at the University of Michigan. Correspondence and drafts of writings on subject of taxation; also correspondence from the Office of Tax Analysis.
Brazer, Marjorie Cahn.  / [ 1955-1992 ] Title: Marjorie Cahn Brazer papers 1955-1992
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Secretary of the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Transportation Authority (AATA). Minutes, 1969-1973, financial statements, reports, and photographs of the AATA largely concerning the problems of mass transportation and the development of the "Dial-a-Ride" system; also papers concerning the development of streets and automobile parking facilities in the city.
Breakey, James Ritchison, 1900-1969.  / [ 1860-1969 ] Title: James Ritchison Breakey papers 1860-1969 bulk ca. 1934-1969
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Ypsilanti, Michigan, attorney, Washtenaw County circuit court judge. Papers concerning family history, Masonic activities, and legal interests; also photographs.
Breck, Samuel L., 1928-  / [ 1950s-1990s ] Title: Sam Breck photograph collection 1950s-1990s
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Sam Breck was an Ann Arbor, Mich., photographer. The collection consists of color slides of railroad depots and other railroad scenes, chiefly in Michigan but including scenes in other states; slides, photographs and negatives of Ann Arbor and University of Michigan buildings, views, and events; photographs and negatives of Michigan Youth Symphony.
Brecken Family. / [ 1894-1937, 1965 ] Title: Brecken Family papers 1894-1937, 1965 bulk 1913-1918
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Grand Rapids, Michigan, family. Brief family history; letters to Clarence Brecken, also his journal, while stationed at Fort Benjamin Harrison during World War I; journal of Jennie Brecken, 1965; legal documents; and photographs.
Brewer General Store (Marshall, Mich.)  / [ 1836-1927 ] Title: Brewer General Store (Marshall, Mich.) records 1836-1927
Extent: 3 linear feet and 25 microfilm rolls
Abstract: Marshall, Michigan, general store, founded by Chauncy M. Brewer and Charles T. Gorham in 1836. Daybooks, blotters, sales books, and other materials relating to the operation of the store; also records of Fink and Butler Store.
Brewer, Clarence E., 1892-1964.  / [ 1914-1964 ] Title: Clarence E. Brewer papers 1914-1964
Extent: 2 linear feet and 1 vinyl record disc
Abstract: Pioneer in the public recreation movement, Detroit (Mich.) Recreation Commissioner. Correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to the work of the War Camp Community Service program in the 1920's.
Breylinger, Barbe Ballard, collector. / [ 1918-2010] Title: Clifford Bateman Ballard collection 1918-2010
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Papers of a soldier with the 339th Infantry in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
Briggs, Robert P., 1903- / [ca. 1890-1981] Title: Robert P. Briggs Papers ca. 1890-1981, bulk 1942-1981
Extent: 3.5 linear ft. and 5 oversize volumes
Abstract: University of Michigan professor of economics and accounting, businessman, U-M regent; papers include biographical material, topical files, correspondence, publications and speeches, audio-visual material, and scrapbooks.
Brigham, George Bickford, 1889-  / [ 1925-1967 ] Title: George B. Brigham papers 1925-1967
Extent: 3 linear feet and 10 blueprint drawers
Abstract: Architect; professor of architecture at the University of Michigan. Client files, topical file, and miscellaneous presentation drawings.
Broaddus, B. F. / [1918-1919] Title: B. F. Broaddus papers 1918-1919.
Extent: 12 items.
Abstract: Member of Co. I, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes newspaper clippings concerning the return of the 339th to Detroit, Michigan; pictures taken in Archangel; Thanksgiving menu and field order and miscellanea concerning activities of the Polar Bear expedition.
Bromage, Arthur W. (Arthur Watson), 1904-1979 / [1917-1979] Title: Arthur W Bromage papers 1917-1979 bulk 1935-1975
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of political science at the University of Michigan specializing in municipal government, Ann Arbor, Michigan city council member 1949-1953, member of several state commissions and boards, consultant to numerous city charter commissions. Papers relate primarily to his service on Ann Arbor city council and his research interests.
Bromage, Mary Cogan.  / [ 1862-1994 ] Title: Mary C. Bromage papers 1862-1994 bulk 1923-1980
Extent: 4 linear feet.
Abstract: Professor of Written Communication in the School of Business Administration of the University of Michigan; writer on Irish history; correspondence, family history, newspaper editorials, photographs, and topical files.
Brook, Jacob D. (Jacob Daniel), 1876-1956.  / [ 1886-1954 ] Title: Jacob D. Brook papers 1886-1954
Extent: 3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Grandville, Kent County, Michigan, physician and public health official. Family and professional correspondence and other materials relating to his medical career, especially his education at the Detroit College of Medicine, private practice in Kent County, and work with professional organizations, including the Michigan State Medical Society and the Michigan Public Health Association; also material relating to his interest in the Reformed Church of Grandville; miscellaneous papers of father, Dirk Broek, and sister, Christina S. Broek; and photographs.
Brower, W. W. (Willis W.)  / [ 1880s-1890s ] Title: W. W. Brower papers 1880s-1890s
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Brown family.  / [ ca. 1873-1945 ] Title: Arthur Brown family papers ca. 1873-1945
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan, family. Correspondence, other papers and photographs of Arthur Brown, Ann Arbor attorney and mayor, and officer and director of the Washtenaw Abstract Company; also papers of his wife, Cora Pulcipher Brown, largely concerning work with Americanism Committee of the Daughters of the American Revolution during World War II.
Brown, Donald R., 1925-  / [ 1949-1996 ] Title: Donald R. Brown Papers 1949-1996
Extent: 8 linear ft.
Abstract: Donald R. Brown was a professor in the University of Michigan Department of Psychology (1964-1996) and director of the U-M Center for Research on Learning and Teaching (CRLT). He was also co-director from its inception of the Integrated Premedical-Medical Program, known as Inteflex. Professor Brown published many articles in the area of personality and student development; he also presented papers at many symposia and was a consultant on topics of learning and teaching. The collection includes files from his career at the University of Michigan.
Brown, Douglas S., 1914-1956.  / [ 1924-ca. 1954 ] Title: Douglas S. Brown papers 1924-ca. 1954
Extent: 2 linear feet.
Abstract: Economist, instructor in economics at the University of Michigan. Correspondence, diaries, and miscellanea.
Brown, Elizabeth aspar  / [ 1933-1995 ] Title: Elizabeth Gaspar Brown papers 1933-1995 bulk 1960s-1980s
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Research associate at the Law School of the University of Michigan. Research associate at the Law School of the University of Michigan. Personal correspondence; research materials relating to her study of Michigan's territorial court system; and other papers concerning Law School history.
Brown, Frank R.  / [ 1980-2009 ] Title: Frank R. Brown papers 1980-2009
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: A collection of historical booklets on the history African Americans in Battle Creek and Calhoun County, Michigan, compiled by historian Frank R. Brown. Subjects include African-American churches, education, sororities, fraternities, and social clubs, minority-owned businesses, womenâ??s sports, and the arts. Also includes histories of Battle Creek chapters of the NAACP and the Urban League Guild.
Brown, Gordon C. (Gordon Campbell), 1912-1975.  / [ 1940-1972 ] Title: Gordon C. Brown papers 1940-1972
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Virologist, professor of epidemiology in the School of Public Health of the University of Michigan. Research material, class materials, reprints of articles, and miscellanea.
Brown, Henry D., 1910-  / [ 1936-1960 ] Title: Henry D. Brown papers 1936-1960
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Historian and manuscript curator; collected historical materials and various activities files.
Brown, James A.  / [ 1872-1974 ] Title: James A. Brown papers 1872-1974
Extent: 3.5 linear feet in 4 boxes
Abstract: Papers of the Rev. James A. Brown, Michigan Methodist minister, and his wife Winifred Croel Brown. Correspondence, diaries, sermons, photographs and other materials relating in part to their pastorate in Elsie, Michigan, life during the depression; include comments on farming conditions, politics, and the effects of prohibition.
Brown, Prentiss Marsh, 1889-1973. / [1902-1973] Title: Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers 1902-1973
Extent: 28 linear ft. (in 29 boxes), 2 oversize folders, and 12 microfilm rolls
Abstract: Michigan congressman and senator, head of the U.S. Office of Price Administration; papers include correspondence, legislative files, speeches, political files, business and legal records, diaries and scrapbooks, visual materials, and sound recordings.
Brown, William Ellis, 1896-1970.  / [ 1923-1972 ] Title: William E. Brown papers 1923-1972
Extent: 11 linear feet and 3 oversize volumes.
Abstract: Republican mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1945-1957. The collection consists of topical files on Ann Arbor municipal issues, business records from his real estate and automobile sales ventures, scrapbooks, and photographs
Brownell, Lloyd E., 1915-1976.  / [ 1951-1960 ] Title: Lloyd E. Brownell papers 1951-1960 bulk 1951-1954
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Professor of chemical and nuclear engineering and director of the Fission Product Laboratory at The University of Michigan. Professional correspondence and reports largely concerning his interest in the use of radiation for preserving food.
Brownell, Samuel Miller, 1900-  / [ 1900-2003 ] Title: Samuel Miller Brownell and Esther Delzell Brownell papers 1900-2003
Extent: 20 linear feet and 2 oversize items
Abstract: Samuel Miller Brownell was an educator and school administrator who served as U.S. Commissioner of Education from 1953-1956 and as Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools from 1956 to 1966. He was married to Esther Delzell Brownell, who taught high school history before their 1927 marriage. This collection documents the Brownells’ family life, and to a lesser extent, Samuel M. Brownell’s career. Materials include a large collection of correspondence between Samuel and Esther Brownell, personal papers reflecting the family’s social and cultural activities and daily life, and a series of scrapbooks, dating from 1900 to 1988, containing photographs, clippings, newsletters, correspondence, and ephemera. The older scrapbooks provide information about the early lives of both of the Brownells, and later scrapbooks document the family’s vacations and Samuel Brownell’s career as an educator, administrator, and political appointee.
Brownrigg, William, 1893-1969.  / [ 1919-1967 ] Title: William Brownrigg papers 1919-1967
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: First director of the Michigan Civil Service Commission and director of personnel at U.S. Department of Justice under Attorney General Frank Murphy. Correspondence, speeches, and book reviews concerning his public career and his work for the governor; also photographs.
Brownson, William T. / [ 1949-1975 ] Title: William T. Brownson papers 1949-1975
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Labor relations specialist for the Lamar Pipe Company and the Michigan Concrete Pipe Association. Materials relating to his dealings with the Teamster's union; also papers concerning his work with an Ann Arbor, Michigan, citizens group formed to oppose proposed building on Stadium Blvd.
Bruce, E. D. / [1962 and 1964] Title: E. D. Bruce papers 1962 and 1964.
Extent: 5 items
Abstract: Member of Medical Corps, 310th Engineers, U.S. Army who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes letter and songs relating to the Polar Bear expedition to Archangel.
Brucker, Clara H.  / [ 1920-1980 ] Title: Clara H. Brucker papers 1920-1980
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Active in numerous civic and charitable organization, Clara Brucker assisted her husband Wilber M. Brucker, who had served as both governor of Michigan and Secretary of the Army. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, travel briefs and diaries.
Brucker, Robert Hawn, 1888-1967.  / [ 1914-1967 ] Title: Robert H. Brucker papers 1914-1967
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Saginaw, Michigan, attorney, aide and political advisor to his brother, Governor Wilber M. Brucker. Diaries, notebooks, correspondence and photograph albums concerning in part the political career of his brother.
Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968. / [1877-1968] Title: Wilber M. Brucker Papers 1877-1968
Extent: 52 linear ft. and 2 oversize folders
Abstract: Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. Correspondence, speeches, tapes, appointment books, scrapbooks, photograph albums, newspaper clippings, and other materials concerning his political career.
Bruff, John B. (John Bowman), 1929-  / [ 1966 ] Title: John B. Bruff papers 1966
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Lawyer and Democratic candidate for Michigan Lieutenant Governor in 1966; campaign files.