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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Buchanan, Ruth B., 1882-1953. / [ 1928-1953 ]||
Ruth B. Buchanan papers
Extent: 4.4 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Employee of the museum at the University of Michigan. Letters received from University of Michigan students and alumni serving in the military during World War II and the Korean War; also miscellaneous and photographs.
|Buchele, Luther H., 1920- / [ 1938-2008 ]||
Luther H. Buchele papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Papers of Luther H. Buchele, first general manager of the Inter-Cooperative Council (ICC), the governing body of student cooperatives in Ann Arbor, Mich., who served the ICC for 34 years. Collection includes Buchele's personal and professional correspondence and biographical material. Material related to national and regional student cooperative organizations, as well as the cooperative movement, includes surveys, reports, conference material and publications. Also included material related to Buchele's political activism and interests.
|Buck Family. / [ 1851-1928 ]||
Buck Family papers
Extent: 3 microfilm rolls (1 linear foot)
Abstract: Settlers in Englishville, Michigan. Family correspondence, diaries, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other materials relating to farm life, personal affairs, and the Civil War.
|Buck, Carl Edward, 1891-1953. / [ 1932-1953 ]||
Carl Edward Buck papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Field director of the American Public Health Association, 1931-1948, later professor of public health administration at the University of Michigan, 1948-1953. Files detailing various community health administration studies that he administered; also thesis and miscellaneous public health materials.
|Buckbee Family / [ 1841-1999 ]||
Buckbee Family Papers
Extent: 0.7 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Civil War and Spanish-American War letters, family photographs, and other materials relating to the Buckbee and Church families from Illinois and Michigan.
|Buckler, Aldred S., d. 1963. / [ca. 1918-1919 ]||
Title: Aldred S. Buckler photograph collection
Extent: 2.14 MB [4 digital files]
Abstract: Soldier who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes photographs of Buckler in uniform.
|Budd Company / [ 1912-1951]||
The Budd Company records
Extent: 1.25 linear feet and 3 outsized volumes
Abstract: The Budd Company record group consists of materials from the early 1900s, which mainly pertains to the company's Detroit operations. The bulk of the records include company ledgers.
|Buell family / [1840-2000]||
Title: Thomas B. Buell family papers
1840-2000, bulk 1872-1942
Extent: 4.0 linear ft.
Abstract: Thomas B. Buell family of Branch County, Michigan. The family was engaged in farming, banking, real estate, and other business enterprises; family history and genealogy ; correspondence and other papers of individual Buell family members; records of family banking operations in Union City and Elmira; and papers of Buells attending Olivet College.
|Buell, Barber G., 1823-1900. / [ 1760-1935 ]||
Barber G. Buell papers
Extent: 3.3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Farmer at Volinia Township, Cass County, Michigan. Journals, financial records, papers of other family members.
|Bulkley, Jonathan W. / [ 1973-1976 ]||
Jonathan W. Bulkley papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Member of the Ann Arbor (Mich.) Housing Commission, president of the commission, 1974-1976. Working files, including records of meetings, policy statements, and staff materials documenting the work of the commission.
|Bullard, Perry. / [ 1969-1992 ]||
Perry Bullard papers
Extent: 67 linear feet
Abstract: The Perry Bullard Papers (1973-1992) document Bullard's service as a state representative from Michigan's 53rd district, primarily between the years of 1980 and 1992. The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, committee reports and studies, bills, and briefing material on issues that came before the Michigan House of Representatives between 1973 and 1992.
|Bumgardner, Eleanor M. (Eleanor Margaret) / [ 1919-1967 ]||
Eleanor M. Bumgardner papers
Extent: 8 linear feet and 9 oversize volumes
Abstract: Personal secretary to Frank Murphy. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed miscellanea concerning the life and career of Frank Murphy; also scrapbooks, and photographs.
|Bunzel, Joseph Hans, 1907- / [ 1936-1975 ]||
Joseph H. Bunzel papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Sociologist and researcher into the subject of gerontology, particularly gerontophobia. Speeches, reprints, manuscripts of writings; also research materials, including reports and collected data, and correspondence, relating in part to his work on the Research Committee of the New York City Mayor's Advisory Committee for the Aged, 1949-1951.
|Burks, Arthur W. (Arthur Walter), 1915- / [1930-1986]||
Title: Arthur W. Burks papers
1930-1986, bulk 1950-1984
Extent: 4.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of philosophy and of computer and communication sciences at the University of Michigan; include papers, appointment books, and topical files relating to his professional interests; also photographs.
|Burlingame Congregational United Church of Christ (Wyoming, Mich.) / [ 1924-2009 ]||
Burlingame Congregational United Church of Christ records
Extent: 12 linear feet
Abstract: Congregational church established in Wyoming Township, a suburb of Grand Rapids, in 1924. The church, subsequently renamed Burlingame Congregational United Church of Christ, disbanded in 2009. Church records document the history and activities of the church, and include registers of baptisms, marriages, and burials; also publications, scrapbooks, and records of women’s clubs.
|Burlingame, Garnet J. / [ 1902-1982 ]||
Garnet J. Burlingame papers
Extent: 0.6 linear feet
Abstract: Member of the Michigan National Guard and commander of the 2nd Battalion, 126th Infantry during World War II. Clippings and other materials relating to the New Guinea campaign, the work of the State Office of Veterans Affairs, 1944-1947, and Ann Arbor Golden Gloves Boxing Tournaments, 1937-1939.
|Burnett, Patricia Hill, 1920- / [ 1967-1987 ]||
Patricia Hill Burnett papers
Extent: 6 linear feet and 1 oversized folder
Abstract: Detroit portrait painter and feminist activist. Correspondence, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, reports, speeches, articles and other papers documenting her career as an artist, and with the Michigan Women's Commission, the National Association of Commissions for Women, the National Organization for Women (NOW) and other civic, Republican, and feminist organizations.
|Burnham, Donald Clemens, 1915- / [ 1973 ]||
Donald Clemens Burnham papers
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Business executive and chairman of the Executive Committee of the National Council for United States-China Trade (NCUSCT). Minutes, briefing materials, photographs, reports and correspondence relating to trip of U.S. business executives to the Peoples Republic of China conducted to foster trade between the two countries.
|Burns, Carolyn Sinelli, 1915- / [ 1943-1968 ]||
Carolyn S. Burns papers
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Files relating to her work with Italian-American organizations, especially the American committee on Italian Migration, the American-Italian Business and Professional Women's Club, and the Piemontese Ladies Social Club; papers concerning her interest in U. S. immigration law and the problems of displaced persons and refugees; files relating to her Catholic faith and work for Catholic missionary organizations, notably the Friends of Sts. Peter and Paul Missionaries; and files concerning Democratic Party politics and her work during the 1966 senatorial campaign of G. Mennen Williams.
|Burns, Eunice. / [ 1960-2011 ]||
Eunice Burns papers
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Democratic member of the Ann Arbor City Council (Mich.); also member of the Ann Arbor Planning Commission, the Ann Arbor Development Authority, and the Huron River Watershed Council. The collection includes correspondence, reports, minutes, and other materials largely concerning her organizational activities.
|Burns, Leo A., 1894-1982. / [ ca. 1890-ca. 1915? ]||
Leo A. Burns photograph collection
ca. 1890-ca. 1915?
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Battle Creek, Michigan, resident; glass negatives of houses and house interiors, of children, women, boating scenes, and a railroad car, possibly taken in the Battle Creek, Michigan area.
|Burroughs, Robert Eli, 1904-1978 / [ 1941-1970 ]||
Robert Eli Burroughs papers
Extent: 14 linear feet
Abstract: Burroughs was assistant director of the Engineering Research Institute, later director of its successor organization, the Research Institute [reorganized in 1961 as the Office of Research Administration (ORA)] of the University of Michigan. Papers includes topical files, correspondence, ORA executive committee minutes, and reports and proceedings of the National Conference on the Administration of Research (NCAR)
|Burrows family / [ 1760-1916 ]||
Burrows family papers
Extent: 6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Abstract: Burrows-Avery-Smith families of New York, Connecticut, and Michigan. Correspondence and business papers of Lorenzo Burrows, New York Congressman, 1849-1853; George L. Burrows, Saginaw, Michigan, banker and speculator; material concerning the Whig Party and New York state politics, 1848-1860. Correspondents include: Millard Fillmore, Washington Hunt, and John Young.
|Bursley, Gilbert E. / [ 1960-1981 ]||
Gilbert E. Bursley papers
Extent: 18 linear feet
Abstract: Republican state senator, president of Cleary College; legislative files and miscellaneous materials from his tenure as Cleary College president.
|Burt, Flora, collector. / [ ca. 1830s-1960s ]||
Flora Burt Family Papers
Extent: 3 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Family historian; collected materials relating to the Burt family and other related families.
|Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925. / [1895-1925]||
Title: Marion L. Burton Papers
1895-1925 bulk 1921-1925
Extent: 22.3 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: College educator and president; president of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. Administrative correspondence, speeches, articles and scrapbooks detailing his years at University of Michigan; also his speech nominating Calvin Coolidge for the Presidency in 1924; and photographs.
|Bush, Benjamin F. / [ ca. 1850-1870 ]||
Benjamin F. Bush manuscript maps
Extent: 9 folders
|Bushnell, George E. (George Edward), 1887-1965. / [ 1921-1965 ]||
George E. Bushnell papers
Extent: 13 linear feet
Abstract: Justice on the Michigan Supreme Court, official in Scottish Rite Freemasonry, Sovereign Grand Commander, Supreme Council, Northern Jurisdiction. Correspondence and other topical files largely relating to activities and offices held within Scottish Rite Freemasonry.
|Business and Professional Women’s Club of Ann Arbor (Mich.) / [ 1920-1988 ]||
Business and Professional Women’s Club of Ann Arbor (Mich.) records
Extent: 6 linear feet and 1 oversize folder.
Abstract: Correspondence, minutes, publications, membership lists, histories, scrapbooks, and photographs relating to club activities, especially state and national conventions, 1921-1966.
|Buss, Oscar F. / [ca. 1923-1950s]||
Title: Oscar Buss Photographs
Extent: ca. 700 photographs in 2 boxes
Abstract: Amateur photographer of Ann Arbor, Michigan, bookkeeper with the Symons Food Co. in Ann Arbor. Photographs taken highlighting Ann Arbor and University of Michigan views, notably football games, arrivals and departures at the train station, train wrecks, and other vehicular mishaps, graduation ceremonies, parades, and business and university buildings. Some photographs are of gatherings of the Ku Klux Klan in Jackson, Michigan and outside the city, 1920s.
|Butler, Hal. / [ 1930-2006 ]||
Hal Butler papers
Extent: 6 linear feet and 1 oversize volume.
Abstract: Detroit-based editor, pulp fiction writer, novelist, nonfiction author, and freelance travel writer; collection contains background materials and extensive business files which include correspondence, contracts, copyrights, photographs, and a wide range of publications.
|Butler, Irene Linda Lather, 1901-1991. / [ 1923-1991 ]||
Irene Linda Lather Butler papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Registered nurse and artist from Grand Rapids, Michigan and Tucson, Arizona. Letters exchanged with William Butler during their courtship and the first months of their marriage, 1923-1925; diaries, 1915-1979, detailing daily life and observations; subject files relating in part to her interest in nursing and sculpture.
|Butterfield, George Ernest, 1883- / [ circa 1902-1969 ]||
George E. Butterfield papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Prohibitionist from Bay City, Michigan, dean of Bay City Junior College. Correspondence, 1930-1940; memoranda of various prohibition organizations, 1927-1941; materials relating to revision of the constitution of the Central Association of Congregational Churches of Michigan; other materials concern the Bay City Council of Churches, Crystal Falls, Michigan, and the Michigan Association of Junior Colleges; and photographs.
|Butterfield, Ira William, 1915- / [1875-1990]||
Title: Ira W. Butterfield (1915-1995) papers
1875-1990 bulk 1944-1990
Extent: 10 linear ft. (in 11 boxes)
Abstract: Records relating to the First Congregational Church of Bay City, Michigan, collected by Ira Butterfield and his father George Butterfield; include correspondence written to wife during World War II while on duty in the Philippines with the Judge Advocate's office; other series concern his activities with the Bay County Council on Juvenile Delinquency, his various campaigns for public office, and his interest in Michigan archaeology; and photographs to be used in political advertisements probably from his campaign for Bay County District Judge in 1974; also photographs taken 1945-1946 while serving in the military with the Judge Advocate's office in the Philippines
|Butts, Thomas A. / [ 1961-2003 ]||
Thomas A. Butts papers
Extent: 9.0 linear feet
Abstract: Thomas A. Butts, an expert in financial aid and student loan programs, worked for the University of Michigan, 1964-1999. He served as Director of Student Financial Aid (1971-1977), policy advisor and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Student Financial Assistance for the federal government (1977-1981), and was responsible for government relations for the University of Michigan at the Washington D.C. office (1991-1999). The collection documents his work for the University of Michigan admissions office, office of orientation, office of financial aid, and Washington D.C. office of government relations, his work for the U.S. Department of Education, and the evolution of federal student financial aid legislation.