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Kahn Family. / [ 1869-1989 ] Title: Albert Kahn Family papers 1869-1989
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Albert Kahn Family Papers include the personal correspondence of Albert, his wife Ernestine Krolik Kahn, his son Edgar Adolph Kahn, and his daughter Ruth Kahn Rothman, miscellaneous materials which document the personal and professional lives of family members, and photographic images from the 1870s to the late 1980s.
Kahn, Albert (1869-1942) / [ 1896-2014] Title: Albert Kahn papers 1896-2014
Extent: 13 linear ft, 7417 architectural drawings in 32 drawers and 69 oversize tubes, and 85 photograph portfolios
Abstract: Detroit based architect, active 1896-1942, founder of the firm Albert Kahn Associated Architects & Engineers, best known for his industrial design work including the Ford Motor Company's Highland Park and River Rouge plants; numerous commercial buildings in Detroit, the Fisher Building, Detroit Athletic Club and General Motors Building; and much of the University of Michigan's Central Campus, including Angell Hall, the Clements Library, Hill Auditorium and Willow Run Bomber Plant. The papers include correspondence, clipping files, photographs, and architectural drawings for 117 Kahn buildings.
Kahn, Raymond H., 1930- / [ 1968-1982 ] Title: Raymond H. Kahn papers 1968-1982
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Physician and professor of anatomy at the University of Michigan. Files relate to police-student relations, 1968-1973, to the review of the Division of Research Development and Administration, 1980, and to research policy and Department of Defense sponsored research at the University.
Kahn, Reuben Leon / [1915-1979] Title: Reuben Leon Kahn Papers 1915-1979
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: The Reuben Leon Kahn collection consists of the personal and professional papers of the developer of the Kahn precipitation test for syphilis. Kahn taught bacteriology and serology at the University of Michigan from 1928 until his retirement in 1956.
Kalmbach, Robert / [ 1960-2000 ] Title: Robert Kalmbach photograph collection 1960-2000 bulk 1969-2000
Extent: 27 linear feet. (62 boxes)
Abstract: Staff photographer for University of Michigan News and Information Services and contract photographer for the University of Michigan Athletic Department. Includes negatives and contact prints of game action photos of UM athletic competitions, 1978-2000 and some personal and family photos.
Kamisar, Yale / [ 1955-2004 ] Title: Yale Kamisar papers 1955-2004 bulk 1965-2004
Extent: 24 linear feet.
Abstract: Yale Kamisar, the Clarence Darrow Distinguished University Professor, was a professor in the University of Michigan Law School from 1965 to 2004. An expert in criminal law, particularly the exclusionary rule of the Fourth Amendment and the Miranda right based on the Fifth Amendment, Kamisar was a proponent of defendant rights, and wrote extensively on the subject. In the 1960s, his arguments were influential as Chief Justice Earl Warren's Supreme Court ruled on several key defendants' rights issues, such as search and seizure (Mapp v. Ohio), guaranteed legal counsel to the poor (Gideon v. Wainwright), the right to counsel while in custody (Escobedo v. Illinois), and the right to remain silent (Miranda v. Arizona). Kamisar also wrote and lectured extensively on assisted suicide, euthanasia, and mercy killing. His collection consists of research topical files; speech, debate, lecture, and presentation files; teaching files; and writings.
Kamm, Greg / [ 1963-2009 ] Title: Greg Kamm papers 1963-2009
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: Student activist who was involved with SDS, co-founded Kalamazoo Gay Liberation at Western Michigan University in 1970, and was involved with the Gay Liberation Movement at Michigan State University in the early 1970s. Greg Kamm later became an ESL teacher and served in the Peace Corps before teaching English in Thailand, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia. Collection includes photographs, personal journals, and papers documenting Kamm’s involvement with various organizations.
Kapenga, Gladys / [ ca 1960–ca. 2010 ] Title: Gladys Kapenga papers ca 1960–ca. 2010 bulk 1985-2007
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Gladys Kapenga was heavily involved with the United Church of Christ and Church Women United in Michigan. This collection documents both organizations and is particularly strong in its coverage of women’s organizations in the United Church of Christ. The collection includes administrative files for Burlingame Congregational Church, UCC Women of Michigan, the UCC Michigan Conference, the Grand West Association, and Church Women United.
Kaplan, Wilfred / [ 1936-2002 ] Title: Wilfred Kaplan papers 1936-2002
Extent: 5.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, officer and long-time member of the American Association of University Professors, especially its University of Michigan chapter. Papers relate to his career as a mathematics professor at the University of Michigan, his active involvement with the University of Michigan Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), as well as a series regarding his involvement with the Ann Arbor Unitarian Fellowship. Materials also include the personal correspondence of the Kaplan family.
Karoub, James, 1929-1994. / [ 1962-1994 ] Title: James Karoub Papers 1962-1994
Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
Abstract: James Karoub was an Arab American lobbyist and legislator in Michigan. Most notably, he served in the Michigan House of Representatives and founded the successful Michigan lobbying firm, Karoub Associates. The Karoub papers consist of newspaper clippings and articles, correspondence, some campaign material, scrapbooks, photographs, and a sound recording.
Karpinski, Louis Charles, 1878-1956. / [ 1838-1889 and 1901-1955 ] Title: Louis Charles Karpinski papers 1838-1889 and 1901-1955
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of mathematics at University of Michigan. Correspondence, printed materials and miscellanea relating to his research in mathematics and the history of science, his interest in collecting historical manuscripts, maps, and rare books, and his personal affairs; also photograph.
Katona, George, 1901- / [1929-1981] Title: George Katona Papers 1929-1981
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of economics and psychology, and research coordinator for the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, at the University of Michigan. Research reports, addresses and speeches, miscellaneous correspondence, personal material, and photographs.
Katz, Daniel, 1903-1998 / [1925-1997] Title: Daniel Katz papers 1925-1997
Extent: 9 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, known for his work in social psychology, organizational behavior and race relations; papers document his teaching and research activities 1925-1997, and involvement in professional organizations.
Katz, Donald La Verne, 1907- / [ 1933-1989 ] Title: Donald La Verne Katz papers 1933-1989
Extent: 1.5 linear feet in 3 boxes
Abstract: Professor of chemical engineering at the University of Michigan. Tapes and transcript of tapes of oral interviews with Donald Katz talking about his life and professional activities; reprints of his writings; files relating to his Ann Arbor Council of Churches activities; and files of his investigation of the Port Huron Water Tunnel explosion, 1971.
Katz, Henry. / [1919] Title: Henry Katz papers 1919
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Soldier from New York City, N.Y., member of Medical Detachment, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes summary of his activities and military orders relating to his service in the Polar Bear expedition to Archangel.
Kaufman, Arnold S. (Arnold Saul), 1927-1971  / [ 1954-1971 ] Title: Arnold S. Kaufman papers 1954-1971
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, minutes and newspaper clippings concerning his interests and activities in the Democratic Party, the National Conference of Concerned Democrats, the Eugene McCarthy presidential campaign, the New Democratic Coalition, SANE, the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, the University of Michigan and national teach-ins on Vietnam in 1965; the Inter-University Committee for Debate on Foreign Policy, Students for a Democratic Society, Tuskegee Institute, and the firing of Angela Davis from U.C.L.A.
Kaufmann, Susan W. / [ 1995-2011 ] Title: Susan W. Kaufmann papers 1995-2011
Extent: 5.4 linear feet
Abstract: Susan W. Kaufmann served as the Associate Director for Advocacy at the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women. The collection documents her involvement with the Ann Arbor Mayor’s Task Force on Increasing Safety for Women, later the Washtenaw County Coalition on Gender Violence and Safety, and her research on the potential impact of the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative (also known as Proposal 2). The material includes extensive research and press clippings related to the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative, in addition to copies of presentations, correspondence, and other material related to Proposal 2.
Kauper, Paul G. / [ 1925-1974 ] Title: Paul G. Kauper papers 1925-1974
Extent: 42 linear ft.
Abstract: Professor of law at the University of Michigan. Papers include correspondence, course materials, and professional files reflecting his interest in constitutional law, university affairs, and legal questions of religious liberty and church-state relations; and manuscripts of writings, speech and conference files, reprints and copies of articles, and photographs.
Kausch, Jack. / [ 1927-2002 ] Title: Jack Kausch collection 1927-2002 bulk 1976-1994
Extent: 5 linear feet, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize film
Abstract: Jack Kausch was a photographer who specialized in family portraits and historical photography. The collection includes still and moving images created and collected by Kausch throughout his career.
Kavanaugh, John L. / [ 1970-2011 ] Title: John L. Kavanaugh papers 1970-2011 bulk 1990s-2011
Extent: 4 linear feet (in 5 boxes) and 718 MB
Abstract: Detroit social activist involved in GLBT organizations and activities. The collection consists of correspondence, essays and articles, e-mails, conference materials, organizational records, publications and articles on the subjects of GLBT history, gay civil rights, gay marriage, interracial and interfaith marriage, GLBT families, sexual and gender equality, violence against GLBT persons, religion and homosexuality, gay clergy, clergy with AIDS, and violence against GLBT persons. The collection also includes materials related to the development of public transportation in the Detroit Metropolitan area; election campaigns and vote suppression of ethnic minorities; and U.S. and international politics and economy.