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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Faeth, G. M. (Gerard M.)||
Title: G. M. (Gerard M.) Faeth papers
Extent: 12 linear feet (in 13 boxes)
Abstract: Gerard Faeth (1936-2005) professor of aerospace engineering and mechanical engineering was a world-renowned scholar, researcher, and NASA advisor on theoretical and experimental research on combustion, heat transfer, fluid dynamics, and instrumentation. The collection includes correspondence, teaching materials, research proposals, presentations and publications, photographs and other visual materials reflecting his academic, research, and consulting career. The collection covers the years 1964-2005, but primarily documents 1985-2005.
|Fagerlund, Greta Sjodahl||
Title: Greta Sjodahl Fagerlund collection
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: Records of various women's societies and clubs of Jackson, Mich., 1945-1999.
|Fairfield, Edmund B. (Edmund Burke), 1821-1904||
Title: Edmund B. Fairfield pamphlets and sermons
Extent: 1 box
Abstract: Educator and state senator (1857-1859) and lieutenant governor (1859-1861) of Michigan, President of Hillsdale College (1847-1869); speeches and lecture on political, religious and patriotic topics, notably 1857 speech on prohibition of slavery in the territories.
|Fajans, Kasimir, 1887-||
Title: Kasimir Fajans Papers
Extent: 14.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan, 1936-1957, previously professor at the University of Munich, internationally known for his work on radioactivity; papers include extensive correspondence files, lectures and publications, personal/biographical material and photographs.
|Fajans, Stefan S.||
Title: Stefan S. Fajans papers
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
Abstract: Stefan S. Fajans was a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School from 1949-1988 and active Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine until 2014. The collection includes personal correspondence during his time in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in World War II, as well as materials related to his professional activities and interests, including patient records, correspondence, lectures, manuscripts and other topical files related to his research on diabetes, especially Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY).
Title: Philomena Falls papers
Extent: 1.3 linear feet
Abstract: Teacher, member of Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II, later teacher in school for children of military personnel in Germany, 1946-1949, and Japan, 1954-1955. Letters describing her life and activities in Germany and Japan; letters from friend Fred Reynolds; and scrapbooks-photograph albums from stays in Europe and Japan.
Title: Briggs family (Washtenaw County, Mich.) papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Residents of Pittsfield Township, Washtenaw County, Mich., John Briggs and his sons George and Clark served in the Union army during the American Civil War. John and George volunteered in the Michigan 6th Cavalry while Clark served in the 20th Infantry. The collection consists of approximately 100 letters written by the Briggs between 1862 and 1864 addressed to Mary Briggs, the wife of John and mother of George and Clark. Also, photocopies of George Briggs' military papers and information about the Briggs family.
|Fargo Engineering Company.||
Title: Fargo Engineering Company records
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Company established by William G. Fargo of Jackson, Michigan, a pioneer in hydroelectric engineering. The company specialized in providing civil engineering design, construction, and consultation services for various power plant projects and dams mainly in Michigan but also in Connecticut, Iowa, Nebraska, Texas, and Wisconsin. The record group consists of two series: Job Files and Office Files. The Job Files series consists of the following subseries: Alphabetical Cross Index of Jobs, Visual Materials, Design Reports and Site Specific Materials, and Engineering Field Notes. The Office Files series includes business correspondence of William G. Fargo for the period of 1897 to 1905 and relating in part to the construction of an interurban/electric trolley system for Jackson, Michigan. Office Files also includes a folder of office specifications, contracts and test procedures and a folder of published promotional sales material.
|Farrell, Lawrence Llewellyn, 1903-1971||
Title: Lawrence Llewellyn Farrell Papers
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Works Projects Administration district manager, official in the Office of Price Administration and executive secretary to Governor G. Mennen Williams. Materials concerning Michigan Democratic politics, particularly the elections of 1948 and 1952, his work for the W.P.A. and O.P.A. and his with the Michigan Children's Aid Society.
|Farrell, Thomas M.||
Title: Thomas M. Farrell papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Papers of Thomas M. Farrell, Michigan political journalist, editor, and State public information officer. Farrell started his career as a correspondent for the United Press International, was Congressman John C. Mackie Administrative Assistant (1965-1966), and at different times served as Public Information Officer for the Michigan State Highway Department (1959-1965) and for the Michigan Supreme Court (1985-1993), Public Information Director for the Michigan Department of Transportation (1966-1968) and Department Commerce (1969-1972), Assistant Superintendent for Public Affairs for the Michigan Department of Education (1972-1985), and as Director of Communications for Michigan Catholic Conference (1968-1969). Collection includes correspondence, research material and articles by and about Farrell, as well as material collected by Farrell on subjects of professional and personal interests, mostly related to Michigan politics, government, and political figures; also photographs and VHS videotapes.
|Faupel, Marian L.||
Title: Marian L. Faupel papers
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: Papers of Marian L. Faupel, Michigan attorney who represented Daniel Schmidt during the 1993 case In the Matter of Baby Girl Clausen, Roberta and Jan DeBoer vs. Daniel Schmidt custody case, also known as the "Baby Jessica case." Collection includes court records, correspondence, and examples of media coverage.
|Favorite, William P. (William Perrin), 1898-1992||
Title: William P. Favorite Papers
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: Graduate of the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan, later founder of Radio Construction Company, firm that erected various radio towers, notably the University of Michigan's Peach Mountain Radio Astronomy Observatory. Files relating to his construction business and to University of Michigan reunions; also collected materials relating to the history of Sturgis, Michigan.
|Fay, Minnie C. M., collector||
Title: Minnie C. M. Fay collection
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Papers collected by Minnie C. M. Fay of Battle Creek, Michigan. Genealogical, and family records, and photographs.
Title: Allie Fayz papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Allie Fayz is a former board member of the Islamic Center of America. The collection documents the Islamic Center of America’s history, administrative services, and community activities and consists primarily of correspondence, by-laws and amendments, board minutes, committee notes, donation pledges, membership lists, photographs, newspaper clippings, and financial statements and reports.