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Dabney, Wayne Title: Wayne Dabney video collection
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Wayne Dabney is a photographer, video producer and political activist from Ann Arbor. A personal friend of writer and activist John Sinclair, Dabney was active in the White Panther Party and the Rainbow Coalition and resided with Sinclair in the Argus House commune in Ann Arbor. In the 1980s, he produced and hosted "Wayne's Cultural Clinic," a public access television program that consisted of musical performances and interviews with people involved in arts and politics, which aired on CATV in Ann Arbor. This collection contains episodes and related episode notes, as well as a pilot for a different program entitled "People and Places." It also contains select issues of The Communicator, the newspaper of UAW Local 735, of which Dabney was the editor in the mid-1990s.
Dalgleish family. Title: Dalgleish family business records
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (in 2 boxes including oversize)
Abstract: Records of car dealerships owned by the Dalgleish family of Detroit, Michigan. Advertising and customer service material, photographs, selected business records, and artifacts. The collection is of special interest to researchers of Detroit business community and to the U.S. automobile industry and trade historians. Collection is especially rich with material related to auto advertising, particularly, the Cadillac.
Dana, Samuel Trask, 1883-1978 Title: Samuel T. Dana papers
Extent: 9 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of forestry and forest economics and first dean of the School of Forestry at the University of Michigan, prominent conservationist, chairman of the U.S. Timber Conservation Boards in the 1930s and president of the Society of American Foresters. Records including correspondence and topical files, primarily document his participation in conservation organizations and professional associations and service on government boards and commissions. There is some material on his scholarly and administrative work at the University of Michigan, but the latter is more fully documented in the records of the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources.
Dance Gallery Foundation. Title: Dance Gallery Foundation records
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
Abstract: The records in this collection relate to the Peter Sparling Dance Company (PSDC) and the Dance Gallery Studio. The Dance Gallery Foundation was founded in 1984 and sponsored three professional modern dance companies during its history; J Parker Copley Dance Company (1986-1990); Dance Gallery with Alan Lommasson (1990-1991) and the Peter Sparling Dance Company with Artistic Director Peter Sparling (1993-2008). The Dance Gallery Studio closed its doors in August 2008. The records in this collection date primarily from 1993, although the collection does also include some material from Sparling's work in the 1980s. Records in the collection include promotional materials, photographs, video tapes, class schedules, administrative files, programs, production notes, and press clippings.
Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan. Title: Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan records
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Dance Marathon at the University of Michigan is a student organization that raises funding for rehabilitation programs at children's hospitals of southeast Michigan. The collection includes yearbooks, scrapbooks, videos, and event guides.
Dancy, John C. (John Campbell), 1888-1968 Title: John C. Dancy papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Executive director of the Detroit Urban League. Correspondence, scrapbook, photographs, and miscellanea concerning personal matters, the work of the Urban League, and the concerns of the black community of Detroit.
Dansk Soldaterforening Michigan. Title: Dansk Soldaterforening Michigan records
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Organization of veterans of Danish military service; minutes and other organizational records.
Daugherty, Michael, 1954- Title: Michael Daugherty papers
Extent: 38.5 linear feet (in 55 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: Michael Daugherty is an internationally renowned composer and Professor of Composition at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Papers include compositions and original scores, correspondence, reviews, previews, programs and brochures for performances of Daugherty’s work, and notes and collected materials documenting Daugherty’s education, awards, and grants.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Fort Pontchartrain-Elizabeth Cass Chapter (Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.) Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Fort Pontchartrain-Elizabeth Cass Chapter (Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.) Records
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: The Fort Pontchartrain Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) was authorized on February 7, 1916 in Highland Park, Michigan with Mrs. Ward Garett as organizing secretary. The Elizabeth Cass Chapter was organized in 1942 in Grosse Pointe Farms. Because of diminishing membership, the two chapters merged in 1990, becoming the Fort Pontchartrain-Elizabeth Cass Chapter.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Menominee Chapter (Menominee, Mich.) Title: Daughters of the American Revolution. Menominee Chapter (Menominee, Mich.) records
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Secretary's books, financial records, membership material, and press and publicity books.
Daughters of the American Revolution of Michigan. Title: Daughters of the American Revolution of Michigan records
Extent: 45.5 linear feet
Abstract: Michigan Society of the Daughter of the American Revolution; minutes of the state executive board, proceedings of the Michigan state conferences, publications, reports, and scrapbooks; also papers concerning their genealogical work, record of activities during World War I and II; historical files for individual chapters of the Michigan D.A.R.; and photographs.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Philip Livingston Chapter (Howell, Mich.) Title: Daughters of the American Revolution, Philip Livingston Chapter (Howell, Mich.) Records
Extent: 7 linear feet
Daughters of the American Revolution. Sarah Caswell Angell Chapter (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: Daughters of the American Revolution. Sarah Caswell Angell Chapter (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records
Extent: 10 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; minutes and other organizational records.
Daughters of the American Revolution. Ypsilanti Chapter (Ypsilanti, Mich.) Title: Daughters of the American Revolution. Ypsilanti Chapter (Ypsilanti, Mich.) records
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Ypsilanti chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution; organizational records.
Davenny, Wilson Imbrie, 1859-1917 Title: Wilson I. Davenny papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Newspaperman, lobbyist for the National Rivers and Harbors Congress, and spokesman for the United Spanish War Veterans. Correspondence, scrapbooks, speeches, business papers and account books relating primarily to his work as a lobbyist.
Davenport, Fred M. (Fred Marshall), 1914-1982 Title: Fred M. Davenport papers
Extent: 15 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, director of the Commission on Influenza, U. S. Armed Forces Epidemiological Board. Professional files concerning commission work and as chairman of the U. S. Viral Disease Panel.
Davis, Ann B., 1926-2014 Title: Ann B. Davis papers
Extent: 15 GB (online)
Abstract: Ann B. Davis was a television and stage actress best known for her roles as Charmaine "Schultzy" Schultz on The Bob Cummings Show and as Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch. Born in Schenectady, New York in 1926, Davis attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a degree in drama and speech. She went on to perform in television and stage productions from the 1950s until her death in 2014. The Ann B. Davis papers primarily document Davis' professional life, including photographs, correspondence, playbills, and promotional materials related to her work in television and theatre productions.
Davis, Calvin Olin, 1871- Title: Calvin O. Davis papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of education at University of Michigan. Correspondence, diary of European trip (1931), manuscripts, lecture notes and articles.
Davis, Carolyne K. Title: Carolyne K. Davis papers
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: Administrator of the Health Care Financing Administration in the Department of Health and Human Services, 1981-1985. Memoranda and other working papers detailing her involvement with the prospective payment system of health care financing; also files concerning health maintenance organizations (HMO) and professional review organizations.
Davis, David E., 1930-2011 Title: David E. Davis papers
Extent: 21 linear feet (in 22 boxes including 1 oversize box)
Abstract: Automotive enthusiast writer who edited Car and Driver and founded Automobile Magazine. Also worked for advertising agencies and served as an industry consultant. Material include correspondence, business files, text of speeches, publicity items, photographs, bound issues of Automobile Magazine and audio-visual material.
Davis, James Edward, 1940- Title: James Edward Davis papers
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: James Edward Davis is a teacher who has worked within the Dearborn Public School District, Michigan since he graduated from the University of Michigan. He has been active politically, especially in regards to teacher's rights, and within Michigan churches. The collection contains series of personal biographical papers, family papers, as well as his collected materials from local churches and schools.
Davis, Joe Lee, 1906-1974 Title: Joe Lee Davis papers
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of English at the University of Michigan. Correspondence, course materials, and writings; also collected materials of father, Lexington, Kentucky journalist, R. Lee Davis, and of brother T.O. Davis, a motion picture theater manager and author.
Davis, Kenneth P. (Kenneth Pickett), 1906- Title: Kenneth P. Davis papers
Extent: 35 linear feet
Abstract: Educator and forester; correspondence, articles, reports, consulting files, and printed material concerning interests in forest management, forest fire control, use planning, forestry education, and participation in several land use lawsuits, including suit on the multiple use plan for Sylvania area, Ottawa National Forest; and photographs.
Davis, Lorenzo, 1812- Title: Lorenzo Davis papers
Extent: 0.6 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Washtenaw County, Michigan minister, local historian and public official; correspondence, sermons, and collected papers relating to the history of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County, Michigan.
Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), 1836- Title: Raymond Cazallis Davis papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Librarian of University of Michigan. Correspondence, including material on library administration, collection development, opening a new library in 1883, and the exhibition of University of Michigan professor's books at the 1893 World's Fair; also family correspondence, including letters discussing travels and Civil War service of family members; and photographs.
Dawson, Robert. Title: In Bolshevik hands
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Reminiscence of Robert Dawson, a soldier in the Royal Scots who served in Archangel, Russia, 1918-1919, and later taken prisoner by the Bolsheviks.
Day, Harvey S. Title: Harvey S. Day Papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Dairy farmer in Willis, Michigan; personal and family correspondence and farm account books.