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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Foisie, Philip M. / [ 1930-1944 ]||
Philip M. Foisie papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: The Philip M. Foisie papers include language textbooks, workbooks, and training materials from the Army Intensive Japanese Language School (AIJLS) of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Foisie used the materials between 1943 and 1944 as a student in the Military Intelligence Japanese Language School (MIJLS), part of the AIJLS. The military ran the intensive language center during World War II to gain a stronger understanding of the Japanese language and culture.
|Follo, Charles L. / [ 1961-1970 ]||
Charles L. Follo papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Delegate to the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962; diary, correspondence, and topical files from his work as delegate; Human Resources Council of the Upper Peninsula Committee for Area Programs chairman’s files.
|Ford, Corydon L. (Corydon La), 1813-1894. / [ 1841-1900 ]||
Corydon L. Ford papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Dr. Corydon L. Ford was a professor of anatomy and physiology at the University of Michigan Department of Medicine and Surgery (now the Medical School), He taught from 1854 to 1894. The collection contains reports on his faculty activities, scattered correspondence, lecture notes, syllabi, plates, and other papers relating largely to his work in the Medical School; also visual materials.
|Ford, William D. (William David), 1927- / [1955-1995]||
Title: William D. Ford papers
1955-1995 bulk 1965-1995
Extent: 152 linear ft.
Abstract: Democratic Congressman from Michigan's 15th District, 1964-1994, member of the Labor and Education Committee his entire career - becoming chairman in 1991, also chairman of Post Office and Civil Service Committee; papers include subject files, legislative and committee files, campaign material, photographs and videotapes.
|Forest Hill Cemetery (Ann Arbor, Mich.). / [ 1857-2000 ]||
Forest Hill Cemetery (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records
Extent: 3 linear feet and 12 oversize volumes
Abstract: Articles of association and minutes of annual meeting, 1857-2000; board of directors minute book, 1857-1934; burial books, 1859-1981; deed books, 1859-1976; 1858 map of cemetery plan; and miscellaneous microfilmed records, including plat books, assessment cards, burial cards, and lot owner cards.
|Forster, John Harris, 1822-1894. / [ 1835-1891 ]||
John Harris Forster Papers
Extent: 0.7 linear ft.
Abstract: John Harris Forster was a geologist, engineer, surveyor, farmer, and chronicler of life in the Americas in the mid-19th century. As he traveled about North and South America, surveying boundaries, inspecting copper mines, mining gold with the California Forty-Niners, or raising hogs, Forster wrote of his experiences in his journals and used them and his acute memory to describe his travels to family, friends, and an interested public. His journals, correspondence, and speeches are a rich source of social history and geographical and architectural information on life in the areas in which he traveled, including the Great Lakes (Michigan and Wisconsin), Far West, and Central and South America. Forster's papers are of considerable interest for their detailed descriptions of the culture and lifestyle of the native populations he encountered, the terrain and climate of the areas in which he camped and surveyed, and the hardships of life in unsettled or recently settled areas.
|Forsyth, Richard Alexander. / [ ca. 1907-1970 ]||
Richard A. Forsyth papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Student at the University of Michigan, later professional stage actor. Playbills from Detroit and University of Michigan productions, theatrical publications, miscellaneous correspondence, clippings, and writings; and photographs.
|Foster, Madison, 1940- / [1969-1970]||
Title: Madison Foster Papers
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Student at the University of Michigan, later lecturer in social work, and active member of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers (LRBW). Materials relating to the Black Action Movement (BAM) strike at the University of Michigan in 1970; papers detailing his involvement with the LRBW, the International Black Appeal (IBA), and other black organizations.
|Foster, Mark, collector. / [1967-1979]||
Title: Mark Foster Collection
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers collected by Mark Foster of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Printed material relating to the founding and growth of the Catholic charismatic movement; also survey taken among Catholic students at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University.
|Fountain Street Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.) / [1856-1978]||
Title: Fountain Street Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.) records
Extent: 16 linear ft.
Abstract: Minutes and other records of the church's governing board; pastors' files, including sermons, addresses and publications; and administrative records of the church office, including reports, publications, treasurer's files, correspondence, and subject files; also photographs.
|Fox Island Lighthouse Association / [ 1875-2012 ]||
Fox Island Lighthouse Association records
Extent: 0.4 linear feet and 2.4 GB
Abstract: The Fox Island Lighthouse Association is a non-profit organization founded to preserve the South Fox Island light station in northern Lake Michigan. The collection contains both paper and digital records, and consists of materials created or collected by the association as part of their efforts to preserve the light station.
|Fox, George R., 1880- / [1915-1963 and undated]||
Title: George R. Fox papers
1915-1963 and undated
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: George R. Fox was an amateur Michigan archaeologist and author. His papers include writings about Cass County, Michigan, manuscripts related to archaeology and history, a small amount of correspondence, and photographs.