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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Chand, Rup, 1902-1994. / [1930-1994]||
Title: Rup Chand papers
Extent: 6 boxes (5.75 linear ft.)
Abstract: Rup Chand was associated with the University of Michigan for over forty years as a collector and labeler of plant and bird specimens from India, Iran, Afghanistan, Tibet, and other parts of the Middle East and South Asia. The collection documents his travels and his work as a collector of plant and bird specimens, his association with Walter Koelz, collector of plants for the University of Michigan. The collection includes biographical information; correspondence; journals for the period 1934-1994 documenting his travels and specimen collecting; and photographs and slides of South Asia and the Middle East, and of his life and travels in the United States.
|Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret, 1807-1834. / [ 1793-1854 ]||
Elizabeth Margaret Chandler Papers
Extent: 0.6 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Papers of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, Abolitionist poet, and the Chandler family of Adrian, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, including Elizabeth's parents Thomas and Margaret Evans Chandler; Margaret's sisters Ruth Evans and Jane Howell; Elizabeth's brothers Thomas and William, and William's wife Sarah Taylor Chandler. Correspondence of Elizabeth and Thomas Chandler and Ruth Evans with family members in the East, Benjamin Lundy, and others, describing early settlement, agricultural conditions, and local and national anti-slavery movements; also family correspondence of Thomas and Margaret Chandler in Pennsylvania.
|Chapin family / [ 1879-1937 ]||
Chapin family (Niles, Mich.) papers
Extent: 1 linear foot and 4 oversize folders
Abstract: Niles, Michigan business family involved in various business endeavors, including mining; business papers and plans.
|Chapin, Lucy E., 1835-1910. / [ 1834-1910 ]||
Lucy E. Chapin papers
Extent: 1 linear foot and 2 oversize volumes
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan, resident and local historian. Collected Washtenaw County historical documents and scrapbooks of clippings, programs, photographs, and memorabilia.
|Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936. / [1886-1945]||
Title: Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers
1886-1945 bulk 1910-1936
Extent: 32 linear feet in 33 boxes and 7 oversize volumes.
Abstract: Lansing, Michigan businessman, founder of the Hudson Motor car Company, Secretary of Commerce in the Hoover Administration, leader of the "good roads movement" and the Lincoln Highway Association. Collection includes correspondence, speeches, buisiness papers, clippings and scrapbooks and photographs.
|Chapin, Roy Dikeman, 1915- / [ 1928-2001 ]||
Roy D. Chapin, Jr., Papers
Extent: 23.3 linear ft.
Abstract: Chairman of the board and chief executive officer of American Motors Corporation, 1967-1977. Personal correspondence, speeches, papers relating to international business operations of AMC and its divisions, and photographs.
|Chaplin, Scott, collector. / [ 1966-1989 ]||
Scott Chaplin collection
Extent: 1 linear foot.
Abstract: 1986 graduate of the University of Michigan, member of the Ann Arbor-Managua Initiative for Soil Testing Development brigade. Topical files concerning student/community organizations and student academic programs, including the Humanitarian Assistance Project for the Independent Development of Agriculture in Nicaragua, the University of Michigan Committee on the Underclass Experience, the University of Michigan Residential College, and the Ann Arbor-Managua Initiative for Soil Testing Development brigade.
|Charles B. Mears Lumber Company (Ludington, Mich.). / [ 1837-1895 ]||
Charles B. Mears Lumber Company (Ludington, Mich.) records
Extent: 12 volumes (in 1 box) and 8 oversize volumes
Abstract: Ludington, Michigan lumber company; business records, including day books, inventories, time books, and ledgers.
|Charles, Gordon. / [ 1934-2005 ]||
Gordon Charles papers
Extent: 16 linear feet
Abstract: Gordon Charles wrote syndicated columns on travel and outdoor activities for local Michigan newspapers. His collection contains his journals, copies and clippings of his articles, his books, subject files, slides, photographs, and correspondence.
|Charnetski, Clark J. / [ 1955-1971 ]||
Clark J. Charnetski papers
Extent: 3.1 linear feet in 4 boxes
Abstract: Papers of Clark J. Charnetski (1942- ), a physicist who specialized in holographic research and development at Conductron Corporation in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he was the Associate Research Physicist and Chief Holographer. This collection contains materials relating to the administrative background of Conductron Corporation, materials relating to holography in Michigan collected by Charnetski, papers and presentations given by Charnetski and Conductron Corporation, notes, drawings, information relating to patents of Charnetski and others at Conductron, as well as detailed papers regarding the projects that Charnetski conducted while at Conductron.
|Chase, Lew Allen, 1879-1957. / [ 1820-1955 ]||
Lew Allen Chase papers
Extent: 1 linear foot and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Professor of history at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan; correspondence, family materials, scrapbooks, and photographs.
|Chavis, John, 1923- / [ 1965-1971 ]||
John Chavis papers
Extent: 1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Abstract: Historian and administrator at University of Michigan and Tuskegee Institute. Minutes, reports and correspondence relating primarily to enrollment of black students at University of Michigan, including material concerning his work with the Steering Committee for the Development of Academic Opportunities, the Opportunity Award Program, and the Exchange Program with Tuskegee Institute.
|Cheesman, Jack D. / [ 1945-1946 ]||
Iwo Jima photo album and map
Extent: 0.3 liner feet and 6.1 GB (online)
Abstract: Jack D. Cheesman, a resident of Ann Arbor, Mich., served in the V Amphibious Corps of the U.S. Marine Corps during the World War II. He fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima between February 19-March 26, 1945. The collection consists of photographs of American soldiers, a bound photograph album from Japanese island of Iwo Jima from 1945, a Japanese map of Iwo Jima, and some correspondence in Japanese with an enclosed photograph. The album includes photographs taken by Marine Corps photographer Douglas H. Page that were compiled into a photo album by Cheesman, entitled "Iwo Jima." The album has been scanned and is available online.
|Cherrin, Daniel / [ 2008-2009 ]||
Daniel Cherrin papers
Extent: 76.3 MB (online)
Abstract: Press Secretary and Director of Communications for the City of Detroit and Mayor Kenneth Cockrel, Jr. following the resignation of Kwame Kilpatrick. Includes records of finances, official communications and news stories, and Cockrel's work on various initiatives such as support for the auto industry, Cobo Center expansion, Angel's Night, and Detroit's bond ratings.
|Children's Fund of Michigan / [1929-1965]||
Title: Children's Fund of Michigan, records
1929-1965 bulk 1929-1961
Extent: 23 linear ft. (24 boxes), 4 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder.
Abstract: Detroit based philanthropic foundation created by Senator James J. Couzens and administered by William J. Norton to fund organizations in Michigan involved in child health and child guidance; includes administrative records, correspondence, reports of field visits, and topical files.
|Chipman family / [ 1925-1964 ]||
Chipman family papers
Extent: 2.3 linear feet
Abstract: Chipman family of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Hope Chipman was a teacher at University School of the University of Michigan. Letters of sisters Hope and Dorothy; also letters exchanged with their mother Janet Chipman; and photographs.
|Chirri, Mohamad Jawad / [ 1959-2005 ]||
Imam Mohamad Jawad Chirri papers
Extent: 8.5 linear feet
Abstract: Imam Mohamad Jawad Chirri was the director of the Islamic Center of America and the writer of many renowned works on Islam. The collection consists primarily of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, memorandums, board minutes, writing drafts, publications and newsletters related to Chirri and the Islamic Center of America.
|Christ Church (Detroit, Mich. : United Church of Christ). / [ 1886-1966 ]||
Christ Church (Detroit, Mich. : United Church of Christ) records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Church originally established as Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, then later (date uncertain) as Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church. After 1961, the name became Christ Church, United Church of Christ. The church originally served the German community of Detroit. Church government documents; record books of marriages, baptisms, and funerals; and consistory minutes.
|Christ Episcopal Church (Owosso, Mich.) records / [ 1858-1968 ]||
Christ Episcopal Church (Owosso, Mich.) records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Church minutes, financial reports and budgets, and miscellaneous correspondence and newspaper clippings.
|Christensen, Halvor N. / [ 1939-1997 ]||
Halvor N. Christensen papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Halvor Niels Christensen was a professor and researcher in the field of biochemistry, specializing in amino acid transports. The majority of his academic career was spent at the University of Michigan where he was a professor (1955-1986) and chair (1955-1970) of the Biochemistry department. The bulk of this collection is correspondence covering 1968-1997. Also biographical material, selected articles (reprints) authored by Christensen, and photographs of Christensen and colleagues including Albert Baird Hastings and Olliver Lowry.
|Christensen, John Cornelius, 1874-1952. / [ 1912-1948 ]||
John Cornelius Christensen papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Assistant secretary, 1914-1931, and controller, 1931-1944, of the University of Michigan. Correspondence, financial reports and studies, speeches, articles, and other papers relating to the business office of the University, the American Council on Education, and the General Education Board; also financial studies on various colleges and educational institutes.
|Christgau, Oscar Gottlieb. / [ 1908-1971 ]||
Oscar Gottlieb Christgau Papers
Extent: 12.2 linear ft.; 2 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Temperance leader, assistant to the general superintendent of the Anti-Saloon League of America. Correspondence, scrapbooks, dramatic productions, photographs, and printed material concerning the enforcement and repeal of the 18th Amendment, the political activities of the Anti-Saloon League, particularly during the election of 1928, and the temperance activities of William Jennings Bryan, Morris Sheppard, Billy Sunday, and F. Scott McBride. Correspondents include: Patrick H. Callahan, James Cannon, Arthur Capper, Luren D. Dickinson, F. Scott McBride, Homer Rodeheaver, Howard H. Russell, Morris.
|Christian, Palmer. / [ 1841-1953 ]||
Palmer Christian papers
Extent: 1.3 linear feet
Abstract: Organist and professor of music at the University of Michigan, and other members of the Christian family; correspondence, clippings, concert programs, and other papers re his teaching, concert career, European student days, etc.
|Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890. / [ 1830-1874 ]||
Isaac Peckham Christiancy papers
Extent: 2 microfilm reels (1 linear foot)
Abstract: Republican State Senator from Monroe County, Michigan, 1850-1851, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, 1858-1875, U.S. Senator, 1875-1879, and U.S. Minister to Peru. Letters to his children, business letters from his law partner Robert M. McClelland, Catholic Bishop Peter P. LeFevre and Nathaniel L. Christiancy; legal documents, Civil War address, Michigan Supreme Court docket book, and miscellaneous papers.
|Christiancy, Isaac Peckham, 1812-1890. / [ 1879-1881 ]||
Isaac P. Christiancy diplomatic despatches and instructions
Extent: 6 microfilm reels (positive)
Abstract: Michigan judge and U.S. Senator; U.S. minister to Peru, 1879-1881. Despatches sent to Washington from Peru, and diplomatic instructions received from the state department.
|Chriswell, Keith. / ||
Title: Keith Chriswell papers
Extent: 1 item
Abstract: Member of Co. F, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes a letter to his cousin, Mrs. Thomas Dittrich, describing in general terms his activities in Russia.
|Chudwin, David / [ 1968-1972 ]||
David Chudwin papers
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Reporter and editor of the Michigan Daily, student newspaper of the University of Michigan. Leaflets and newsletters collected relating to campus issues.
|Church of God in Michigan. General Assembly records / [1880-1988]||
Title: Church of God in Michigan. General Assembly records
Extent: 17 linear feet
Abstract: Governing body of the Church of God denomination in Michigan. Administrative records, 1925-1988, including annual reports, minutes of Michigan Ministerial Assembly, and minutes and reports of various church committees, divisions, and boards; correspondence with various individual congregations, also collected historical materials about specific congregations; correspondence of executive secretary-treasurer Gale Hetrick; correspondence files of other clergy and church officials; historical materials collected by Hetrick as background for his history of the church; audio-tapes; and photographs.
|Church of the Ascension (Detroit, Mich.) / [1911-1988]||
Title: Church of the Ascension, Detroit, Mich., records
Extent: 3 linear ft., 5 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Episcopal church located in Detroit, Michigan; church records include church histories, vestry minutes, annual parish meeting minutes and reports, membership directories and card indexes, scattered correspondence and bulletins, records of church women's organization, and photographs.; also register of baptisms, marriages, burials, and communicants; and registers of church services.
|Church Of The Good Shepherd (Dearborn Heights, Mich.) / [ 1953-1998 ]||
Church Of The Good Shepherd (Dearborn Heights, Mich.) records
Extent: 3.3 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract: Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) in Dearborn Heights, Michigan was established in 1954. In 1990, the church building was sold; and in 1998, the congregation officially disbanded. The records include a complete register of church vital records, parochial reports, and annual reports.
|Church of the Holy Spirit (Livonia, Mich.) / [ 1969-2011 ]||
Church of the Holy Spirit (Livonia, Mich.) records
Extent: 5 linear feet
|Church of the Messiah (Detroit, Mich.) / [1875-1998]||
Title: Church of the Messiah (Detroit, Mich.) Records
Extent: 2.75 linear ft.
Abstract: Episcopal Church in Detroit, Michigan with long history of involvement in social action activities and urban ministry. Records include minutes, registers, scrapbooks and photographs.
|Church Women United In Ann Arbor. / [ 1941-2004 ]||
Church Women United In Ann Arbor records
Extent: 4.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Interdenominational church women's organization, formerly known as United Church Women of Ann Arbor. Minutes, reports, yearbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, sound recordings, and other files relating to activities and interests.
|Church Women United in Chelsea / [ 1961-1992 ]||
Church Women United in Chelsea records
Extent: 1.65 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Records of Chelsea, Michigan chapter of Church Women United, an interdenominational church women's organization. Minutes of meetings, reports, memoranda, scrapbooks, and collected printed materials relating to activities and interests.
|Church Women United In Michigan. / [ 1929-2011 ]||
Church Women United In Michigan records
Extent: 6 linear feet and 1 outsize volume
Abstract: Interdenominational church women's organization. Histories, programs, office files, scrapbooks, and photographs of activities.
|Church, Michael P., 1907- / [ 1933-1975 ]||
Michael P. Church papers
Extent: 10 linear feet.
Abstract: Director of cultural activities of the Extension Service of the University of Michigan. Material relating to the National Youth Administration and the effect of the depression on Michigan youth; files collected relating to Michigan cultural organizations, art festivals and exhibitions; notebooks containing biographical information on Michigan artists; and photographs.