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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|John Harvey Kellogg (1852-1943) / [ 1874-1953 ]||
[Published works of John Harvey Kellogg including books, pamphlets, and periodicals]
Extent: 15 linear feet
Abstract: Printed books, pamphlets, and serials by John Harvey Kellogg, Battle Creek, Michigan physician, food scientist, and founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium, on a variety of medical and health topics and explaining and promoting the remedies and treatments he espoused through his Battle Creek Santarium.
|Johnson, Brian K. / [ 1974-1992 ]||
Brian K. Johnson papers
Extent: 0.5 linear feet and 1 tube
Abstract: Documentation of the environmental issues and legal proceedings associated with the Traxler Landfill in Pinconning, Michigan.
|Johnson, Edwin J., 1901-1968. / [ 1900s-1968 ]||
Edwin J. Johnson papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Editor and publisher of the Ironwood, Michigan, Daily Globe. Photographs and slides relating to Ironwood and surrounding area, including street views, parades, lumbering and mining activities, local events and disasters, building projects, and miscellaneous; also newspaper clippings.
|Johnson, Elias Finley, 1861-1933 / [ 1888-1889 ]||
Elias Finley Johnson student notebook
Extent: 1 volume
Abstract: Law student at the University of Michigan. Student notes taken on Levi T. Griffin's evidence course.
|Johnson, Frank O., 1877-1950. / [ 1913-1950 ]||
Frank O. Johnson papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Great Lakes ship captain; correspondence, logbooks, payroll books, and a scrapbook.
|Johnson, Lemuel A. / [ 1942-2002 ]||
Lemuel A. Johnson papers
Extent: 6 linear feet.
Abstract: Lemuel A. Johnson (1941-2002) was born in Maiduguri, Nigeria. An expert in African literature and the Diaspora, a literary critic, and poet, he taught English at the Fourah Bay College of the University of Sierra Leone and comparative literature at the University of Michigan. From 1985 to 1991 he served as director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies; author of a three-volume work of poems entitled the Sierra Leone Trilogy. and numerous works of literary criticism. Papers include biographical information, correspondence from colleagues and family, and information about his work in the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies and the Department of English Language and Literature. There are also notes and drafts of Johnson's literary criticism, poetry, and his other writings.
|Johnston Family / [1822-1936]||
Title: Johnston Family Papers 1822-1936
Extent: 0.75 linear ft.
Abstract: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, family. Correspondence, photographs, and other papers of John Johnston, fur trader, son John McDouall Johnston, Indian interpreter for Henry R. Schoolcraft, and other family members; including letters containing impressions of Indian life and historical materials concerning Indian grammar and folklore, and the history of the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, region. Includes letter, Jan. 24, 1822, from John Johnston to Lewis Cass discussing Indian affairs.
|Johnston, Clarence Thomas, 1872-1970 / [1888-1941]||
Title: Clarence T. Johnston papers
Extent: 10 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of engineering at the University of Michigan. Photos of Johnston's personal and family life in Wyoming and Michigan, including student activities at the University of Michigan; photos of his work on water projects in the West and in Egypt; and photos of Camp Davis, the summer engineering camp of the University of Michigan in Cheboygan Co., Michigan.
|Johnston, George. / [ 1832-1860 ]||
George Johnston letterbook
Extent: 1 microfilm reel (positive)
Abstract: Sub-Indian agent at La Pointe, Wisconsin, later surveyor of Indian lands in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, and interpreter among the Chippewa Indians. Letters relating to his work among the Indians, also including descriptions of Michigan's copper deposits and of Johnston's efforts to exploit the area's natural resources.
|Joiner, Charles Wycliffe, 1916- / [ 1945-1985 ]||
Charles W. Joiner papers
Extent: 58 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of law at University of Michigan, chairman of the University's sesquicentennial celebration, Dean of the Wayne State University Law School, U.S. District Judge. papers include correspondence and other papers concerning his academic career, legal interests, and the administration and preparation for the sesquicentennial celebration; also correspondence and reports relating to his service on such judicial committees as the Advisory Committee on Rules of Evidence, National Conference Committee on Uniform State Laws, the Ethics Committee of the American Bar Association; and materials concerning his work with the Michigan Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurance program
|Jones, Charles R. (Charles Reading), 1862-1944. / [ 1894-1942 ]||
Charles R. Jones papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Prohibition Party officer; correspondence, topical files, clippings, and other related papers.
|Jones, Frank B., 1905- / [ 1923-1992 ]||
Frank B. Jones papers
Extent: 4 linear feet (39 volumes)
Abstract: Employee with the Postum Cereal Company, Battle Creek, Michigan. Jones was responsible for efficiency studies on routine processes at the plant. Diaries, 1923-1992, of Jones; diaries, 1932-1936, of his wife Marjorie Hallobaugh Jones; and transcript of oral history interview, 1992.
|Jones, Henry D. (Henry David), 1900-1987. / [1918-1987]||
Title: Henry D. Jones Papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Presbyterian clergyman, missionary to China and Japan. Diary, 1918, detailing study at Ripon College and service in the Students' Army Training Corps; files relating to foreign missionary activities, including photographs; correspondence, 1935-1986; articles and biographical material; and personal and professional miscellanea relating in part to his interest in the history of Welsh Americans in Michigan.
|Jones, Joyce, 1897-1980. / [ 1930-1980 ]||
Joyce Jones Papers,
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: University of Michigan botanist and Ann Arbor handweaver. Papers and photographs relating to her participation in various local art organizations, especially the Ann Arbor Art Association, the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, the fine arts section of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters; and her participation in handweaving associations, including the Ann Arbor Handweaver's Guild, the Handweaver's Guild of America, the Michigan League of Handweavers, and the handweaving classes at the Y.M.-Y.W.C.A.
|Jones, LaVerne / [ 1878-1966 ]||
LaVerne Jones Collection
Extent: 1.4 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: LaVerne Jones was an employee of the Michigan Bell Telephone Company. The materials include board of directors minutes, correspondence, publications, reports, maps, and photographs.
|Jones, Lawrence W. (Lawrence William) / [1952-2006]||
Title: Lawrence W. Jones papers
1952-2006 bulk 1984-1989
Extent: 12 linear feet and 1 outsize folder
Abstract: University of Michigan physicist, involved in effort to have Superconducting Super Collider located in Michigan. Papers include documentation of the state of Michigan's proposal for the SSC and some material related to his teaching and professional activities.
|Jones, Lola M. / [ 1983-1995 ]||
Lola M. Jones videotapes
Extent: 96 videotapes (U-matic and VHS) in 8 boxes
Abstract: Producer of local Ann Arbor, Michigan, cable television programs highlighting achievements of African Americans in the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti area. Videocassette copies of television program, "Another Ann Arbor" that featured interviews with local area and national African American public figures.
|Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen. / [ 1898-1972 ]||
Sarah Van Hoosen Jones papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Stony Creek and Rochester, Michigan, farmer and cattle breeder; president of the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions and member of the Committee for the White House Conference on Education. Professional and family correspondence, including letters from her mother, Alice Van Hoosen Jones, relating to everyday life, particularly in the period, 1900-1930.
|Jones, Thankful O. (Thankful Olivia), 1814-1894. / [1835-1914]||
Title: Thankful O. Jones Papers
1835-1914 bulk 1861-1865
Extent: 0.3 linear ft.
Abstract: Papers of Thankful O. Jones and other members of the Jones and Burch families of New York state and Clinton County, Michigan. Civil War papers of son Harlem, soldier with Co. K, 11th New York Volunteer Cavalry; letters of other family members concerning daily activities, business and fraternal affairs, and life in Maple Rapids, Michigan, in the 1890s; also photographs.
|Jones, Volney Hurt, 1903- / [1909-1979]||
Title: Volney H. Jones papers
1909-1979 bulk 1930-1979
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Volney H. Jones was a leading ethnobotanist and served as Curator of Ethnology at the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology from 1945 to 1969. The papers include correspondence with ethnobotanists and anthropologists, including Edward F. Castetter and Leslie A. White, administrative files, biographical information on anthropologists, teaching files for Jones' courses within the Department of Anthropology, and notes for unpublished textbooks on ethnobotany. The papers also include correspondence with Chase S. Osborn, Stellanova B. Osborn, and Milo M. Quaife concerning a project to establish a Friends of the Michigan Indian organization, and correspondence and reports from Ted Bank concerning the University of Michigan expeditions to the Aleutian Islands.
|Jonkman, Bartel J. (Bartel John), 1884-1955. / [ 1908-1952 ]||
Bartel J. Jonkman papers
Extent: 1 linear foot and 2 oversize volumes
Abstract: U.S. Congressman from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Programs, clippings, photographs, campaign materials and scattered correspondence and speeches concerning his career.
|Jouppi, Arvid / [1940-1987]||
Title: Arvid Jouppi Papers
1940-1987 bulk 1963-1987
Extent: 24 linear feet
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan, businessman, researcher and analyst of the automotive and related industry; papers include correspondence, topical files, and other material documenting his Wall Street career and his management of Arvid Jouppi Associates.
|Joy, Henry Bourne, 1864-1936 / [1883-1937]||
Title: Henry Bourne Joy Papers
Extent: 26 linear feet, 2 oversize folders, and 2 oversized volumes.
Abstract: Detroit financier and industrialist, president of Packard Motor Car Company, leader of the "Good Roads Movement" and president of the Lincoln Highway Association, active in the Republican Party and business associations. Papers include correspondence, scrapbooks and photographs relating to automobile business, cross country auto travels and Joy's political interests.