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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Dodge, Earl Farwell, 1932- / ||
Title: Earl F. Dodge papers 1906 1939-2004
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: National Prohibition Party official and president of the Good Government Association of Kalamazoo, Michigan. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers concerning the Prohibition Party and Good Government Association, including materials relating to his interest in politics and civic issues.
|Doll, Louis Wm. (Louis William), 1911- / [1937-1951]||
Title: Louis William Doll papers 1937-1951
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Bay City, Michigan, librarian, historian, and teacher; archivist of the Historical Division of the Far East Command in Japan after World War II. Diaries describing life and activities in Japan; letters from friends and family during and after the Second World War; doctoral thesis and miscellanea; and photographs.
|Donabedian, Avedis, 1919-2000 / [1946-2000]||
Title: Avedis Donabedian papers 1946-2000
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of Public Health at the University of Michigan from 1961 to 1988, noted for research in the field of quality assessment of public health and service. Papers contain biographical material, correspondence, and material related to his research and professional activities, including studies for the Community Health Association of Detroit, Michigan and background on various publications.
|Donahue, Thomas M. / [1939-2002]||
Title: Thomas M. Donahue papers 1939-2002 bulk 1980-1998
Extent: 2.75 linear feet
Abstract: Thomas M. Donahue (1921-2004), space and planetary scientist and professor of physics, was one of the nation's pioneers in space exploration. He shaped space exploration through his scientific research and advocacy. The collection includes correspondence, proposals, presentations, talks, writings, and photographs reflecting his career and covers the years 1939-2002, but primarily documents the period 1980-1998.
|Donahue, Wilma T. (Wilma Thompson), 1900- / [1945-1990]||
Title: Wilma T. Donahue Papers 1945-1990 bulk 1949-1982
Extent: 26 linear feet (in 27 boxes)
Abstract: Gerontologist, faculty member at the University of Michigan, first with the Bureau of Psychological Services, later with the Institute for Human Adjustment, and as co-director of its successor unit, the Institute of Gerontology. Files detailing her participation at various meetings and conferences, her other professional activities and affiliations, research projects files, University of Michigan administrative and teaching materials, and videotapes of presentations at 1979 conference, "White House Conferences as Agents of Social Change", also photographs.
|Doner, Mary Frances. / [circa 1934-1974]||
Title: Mary Frances Doner papers circa 1934-1974
Extent: 6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Abstract: Author based in Boston, Massachusetts and Ludington, Michigan. Scrapbooks containing news clippings and correspondence; copies of books; manuscripts of writings; and contracts with publishers.
|Donnelly, Elaine Chenevert. / [1973-2003]||
Title: Elaine Chenevert Donnelly Papers 1973-2003 bulk 1985-2001
Extent: 1 linear feet
Abstract: Anti-ERA activist from Livonia, Michigan. Anti-ERA materials authored and collected by Donnelly as National Media Chair of Phyllis Schlafly's Eagle Forum and founder of the Michigan Stop-ERA Committee, 1974-1983; also materials on the International Women's Year Conferences, 1977-1978; transcript, 1983, of testimony before a Subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary; publications of Donnelly Media Associates of Livonia, Michigan, 1984; files relating to her interest in issues arising from the participation of women serving in the military, especially her work as executive director of the Center (formerly Coalition) for Military Readiness and her activities as a member of the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces; and photographs.
|Donner, Frederic G. (Frederic Garrett), 1902-1987. / [1921-1983]||
Title: Frederic G. Donner Papers 1921-1983 bulk 1955-1972
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: Automobile executive, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of General Motors, 1958-1967; Biographical Material, Addresses, Writings, Savings-Stock Purchase Program, and Photographs.
|Don't Waste Michigan. / [1987-1990]||
Title: Don't Waste Michigan records 1987-1990
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Citizen group opposed to the placement of a regional low-level radioactive waste disposal facility in Michigan. Administrative files include minutes and agenda of meetings, newsletters, press releases and promotional flyers, and brief history; background information on proposed superconducting super collider.
|Dora, Henry, 1893-1977. / [circa 1900-1979 (scattered dates)]||
Title: Henry Dora papers circa 1900-1979 (scattered dates)
Extent: 1 linear feet
Abstract: Early aviator; first manager of the Bay City (Mich.) Airport. Photographs, albums with photographs and personal miscellanea, scrapbooks, and biographical material compiled by his wife, Lillian Dora.
|Dorr, Harold M. (Harold McVicar), b. 1897. / [1922-1973]||
Title: Harold M. Dorr papers 1922-1973
Extent: 17 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of political science and dean of state-wide education at University of Michigan. Correspondence, notebooks and other papers concerning University activities, the Rotary Club, his work with the Ann Arbor Township, Washtenaw County (Mich.) Zoning Board and Planning Commission, and his work as special consultant to the occupation forces in Germany following World War II; records, 1956-1959, relating to the establishment of the Dearborn campus of the University of Michigan; and photographs.
|Douglas, Lloyd C. (Lloyd Cassel), 1877-1951. / [1900-1954]||
Title: Lloyd C. Douglas Papers 1900-1954
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Popular novelist, author of The Robe and Magnificent Obsession, and minister of the First Congregational Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Correspondence with his family, publishers and other authors concerning his work and including comments on national politics, Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, and World War II; also manuscripts of addresses, articles, sermons, and novels; scrapbooks; and photographs.
|Douglass family. / [1862-1900]||
Title: Douglass family (Newaygo County, Mich.) papers 1862-1900
Extent: 1 linear feet
Abstract: Papers of the Douglass family and the Nellis family of Newaygo County, Michigan. Courtship letters of Joseph and Matilda Douglass, also of their daughter Belle and William Anderson; letters of Joseph Douglass and George Nellis about their cavalry service during the Civil War; letters of relatives and friends who emigrated to Iowa, Dakota Territory, Colorado, and California.
|Douglass family. / [1812-1911]||
Title: Douglass family (Detroit and Ann Arbor, Mich.) papers 1812-1911 bulk 1837-1900
Extent: 9 linear feet
Abstract: Papers of Benjamin Douglass and his sons, Samuel T. Douglass, Detroit attorney and jurist, and Silas H. Douglas, professor of chemistry at the University of Michigan, and member of Douglass Houghton's Northern Michigan survey. Correspondence, scrapbooks, letter books, and miscellanea concerning family affairs, business and university activities; also contains records of the Douglass and Walker and Campbell Law Firm; and papers of individual members of Silas Douglas’ family, including his wife Helen Welles Douglas, their children Samuel T. Douglas, Marie Louise Douglas, and Catherine Hulbert Douglas, and other Douglas and Welles family members; and photographs.
|Douma, Frank W., 1893-1976. / [1918-1919]||
Title: Frank W. Douma diary 1918-1919 1959
Extent: 1 folders
Abstract: Soldier from Holland, Mich., member of Co. D, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes description of army life and battles of the Polar Bear campaign; also includes a reminiscence of a tour of Russia, 1959, with a teachers group.
|Doumanian, Tatos. / ||
Title: Tatos Doumanian certificate 1919
Extent: 1 items
Abstract: Papers of a soldier in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
|Dow, Earle Wilbur, 1868-1946. / [1885-1945]||
Title: Earle Wilbur Dow papers 1885-1945
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of history at University of Michigan. Correspondence and miscellanea concerning the University and personal affairs.
|Dow, William G. (William Gould), 1895- / [1927-1999]||
Title: William G. Dow Papers 1927-1999 bulk 1930-1960
Extent: 16 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Michigan. Files documenting his scientific research and professional activities, notably his studies of high-frequency power welding, vacuum tube development, gas discharge plasma, microwave electron tubes, use of rockets and satellites in investigations of the upper atmosphere, missile guidance systems, and military electronics; files relating to his involvement with various University of Michigan research centers and institutes; and photographs.
|Downs, Tom, 1916- / [1947-2007]||
Title: Tom Downs papers 1947-2007
Extent: 19 linear feet
Abstract: Legal advisor to the Michigan A.F.L.-C.I.O. and the Democratic State Central Committee; vice chairman of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962; and member of the Michigan Employment Security Commission, 1949-1965. Correspondence, minutes, reports and newspaper clippings concerning the administrations of Michigan governors G. Mennen Williams and John B. Swainson, the problems of employment and unemployment, and the recount of the 1962 gubernatorial election in Minnesota won by Karl Rolvaag.