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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Jefferson, Alexander, 1921-||
Title: Alexander Jefferson papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Ret. Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, pilot and ex-P.O.W., collection of personal papers and records from the Tuskegee Airmen national organization and Detroit Chapter, and the Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum in Detroit, Michigan.
|Jeffersonian Society (University of Michigan)||
Title: Jeffersonian Society (University of Michigan) records books
Extent: 6 volumes (in 1 box)
Abstract: Student debating society of the University of Michigan Law School; records include Minutes, and secretary’s book containing lists of members and fellows in addition to constitutions and by-laws
|Jenkins, Guy Hugh.||
Title: Guy H. Jenkins papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Chief of the Lansing bureau of Booth Newspapers, Inc. Correspondence and other materials concerning his newspaper career and his interest in Michigan politics (particularly the election of 1932) and Michigan politicians Frank Murphy and Blair Moody.
|Jenks, Stillman Visscher, 1895-1919||
Title: Stillman Visscher Jenks photograph collection
Extent: 1 envelopes
Abstract: Member of 339th U.S. Infantry who was killed during the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes a portrait of Jenks.
|Jenny Lind Club of Detroit.||
Title: Jenny Lind Club of Detroit records
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Swedish American women's organization. Correspondence; minutes of meetings; and yearbooks containing annual reports.
|Jensen, Ejner J.||
Title: Ejner J. Jensen papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Ejner Jensen was a professor in the Department of English at the University of Michigan, from 1964 to 2004. He was also active in faculty government. The majority of his papers focus on his involvement in university committees, especially the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs (SACUA).
|Jensen, Jens, 1860-1951||
Title: Jens Jensen drawings and papers
Extent: 93 folders (in 15 flat drawers)
Abstract: One of America's most visionary prairie school landscape architects, Jensen's design work incorporated horizontal lines in landforms and stonework, the natural branching habits of plants, and the restoration and conservation of native plant materials. The collection is comprised mainly of landscape architectural drawings for more than four hundred and sixty projects, along with a small amount of manuscript material and photographs.
Title: Kathryn Jensen photograph collection
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Photographs, contact prints, and glass negatives collected by Mrs. Robert Jensen.
Title: Eva Jessye Collection
Extent: 14 linear feet
Abstract: The Eva Jessye collection contains the personal papers and collected material of Eva Jessye, a prominent choral director, composer, arranger, writer, poet, actress and African American Music historian. Born in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1895, Jessye gained prominence as the conductor for Original Dixie Jubilee Singers, and as choral director for Gertrude Stein and Virgil Thomson's opera Four Saint in Three Acts. Jessye was the choral director for the original production (and many subsequent productions) of Porgy and Bess. The collection includes both materials from Jessye's personal and professional life as well as collected material which documents prominent African Americans.