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|Creator / [Collection date]||Item information|
|Labor Party of Washtenaw County / [1995-1999]||
Title: Labor Party of Washtenaw County records
Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Administrative records include bylaws, correspondence, meeting minutes, and newsletters. Topical files concern various political groups and issues such as the Detroit newspaper strike, the appearance of the Ku Klux Klan in Ann Arbor in 1996, and other labor matters.
|Lacy, Arthur J. (Arthur Jay), 1876-1975. / [1891-1975]||
Title: Arthur J. Lacy Papers
Extent: 10 linear feet, 2 oversize folders and 1 oversize volume
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan, attorney and judge, Democratic candidate for governor in 1934. Correspondence, legal case files, family materials, speeches, essays, diary notes, financial materials, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and transcript of oral interview.
|Ladies Library Association of Ann Arbor. / [ 1866-2011 ]||
Ladies Library Association of Ann Arbor records
Extent: 3.1 linear feet
Abstract: Minutes, financial records, book lists, and clippings; also scrapbook, 1953-1968, concerning the Ann Arbor Public Library; commemorative tenth anniversary volume, 1876, containing message to the women of 1976.
|Ladies Literary Club (Ypsilanti, Mich.) / [1882-2008]||
Title: Ladies Literary Club, Ypsilanti, Michigan, Records
Extent: 6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Abstract: Minutes of meetings, scrapbooks, financial records, reports, and other papers; and photographs.
|Lagler Karl Frank, 1912- / [ 1941-1970 ]||
Karl Frank Lagler papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of fisheries and zoology at University of Michigan. Correspondence files detailing his professional career and his interests in conservation, ichthyology, and fishery research and development.
|Laing, Richard A. / [ 1953-2000 ]||
Richard A. Laing papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Richard A. Laing was a researcher at the University of Michigan in the Logic of Computers Group. The Laing collection contains correspondence, publications, teaching materials, and research notes from Laing's investigations into biological modeling, automata theory, and artificial intelligence.
|Lambert, Marguerite Novy / [ 1910-1920s and 1974-1982 ]||
Marguerite Novy Lambert papers
1910-1920s and 1974-1982
Extent: 0.4 linear feet, 14 volumes, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Student at the University of Michigan, later Ann Arbor, Michigan local historian. Listings of death and marriage notices from selective counties taken from Michigan newspapers at the Bentley Historical Library; also other papers, scrapbook 1910-1913, of activities while a student at the University of Michigan; and photographs.
|Landers, Frank Michael, 1911- / [ 1935-1990 ]||
Frank Michael Landers papers
Extent: 3 linear feet.
Abstract: Career civil servant from Michigan who worked in state government revenue and budgeting agencies, and in the federal government as a budget consultant to foreign governments; the series in the collection are titled: Foreign Service, Fiscal Management, Writings on Government, and Photographs.
|Landes, Lee E. (Lee Everett) / [ 1983-1987 ]||
Lee E. Landes papers
Extent: 0.6 linear feet
|Lane, Charles W. (Charles Wesley), 1919- / [ 1935-1997 ]||
Charles W. Lane papers
Extent: 4.5 linear feet in 6 boxes and 7 oversize folders
Abstract: Architect based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Project files relate to work with George Brigham and his system of constructing prefabricated homes, 1944-1947; files relating to design and construction of Huron High School in Ann Arbor; other projects concern design of mobile home parks and other Michigan school buildings.
|Lane, Victor Hugo, 1952-1930 / [ 1897-1929 ]||
Victor Hugo Lane papers,
Extent: 4.3 linear ft.
Abstract: Law professor at the University of Michigan, papers include correspondence relating to his law school activities, his interest in the Presbyterian churches of Adrian, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, the University Student Religious Association, the Young Men's Christian Association the Western Intercollegiate Conference, the Michigan Law Review, and the Uncle Sam Macaroni Co. of Tecumseh, Michigan; and photographs; letter, June 1, 1903, from Gustavus Ohlinger on the Philippines.
|Langlands, Charlotte / [ 1885-1987 ]||
Charlotte Langlands papers,
Extent: 1.4 linear feet including 1 oversize box
Abstract: Papers of Charlotte Langlands (1927-), member of Collegiate Sorosis. It includes records of Collegiate Sorosis, photographs, scrapbooks, and books. The collection also contains items from Langlands' first husband, Thomas Kuzma, that relate to his friendship with Tom Harmon.
|Lansing, John B. / [ 1957-1970 ]||
John B. Lansing papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of economics and program director of the Institute for Social Research at University of Michigan. Professional correspondence, 1965-1969, research files relating to the study of the economics of transportation, and miscellaneous report studies.
|Lansing, Marjorie / [1937-1998]||
Title: Marjorie Lansing Papers
1937-1998 bulk 1967-1993
Extent: .5 linear feet
Abstract: Political science professor at Eastern Michigan University, 1965-1986, known for research on "gender gap" in voting behavior, active in Washtenaw County Democratic party. Records document her research and teaching activities.
|Laporte, Otto, 1902-1971. / [ 1926-1970 ]||
Otto Laporte papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of physics at University of Michigan, specialist in the dynamics of fluids at high temperatures and atomic spectroscopy. Research notebooks, manuscripts of writings, and reprints of scientific articles.
|Larcom, Guy C. , 1913- / [ 1956-1973 ]||
Guy C. Larcom papers
Extent: 10.3 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan, city administrator. Correspondence concerning city business, reports to city council, topical files relating to the operation of city departments and to municipal issues; and photographs.
|Larson, Carl Theodore, 1903-1988. / [ 1930-1985 ]||
C. Theodore Larson papers
Extent: 4.0 linear feet (in 5 boxes)
Abstract: Professor of architecture at the University of Michigan. The series in the collection are: Architectural Research, 1932-1983; College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 1967-1985; Correspondence, 1962-1972; Development Index, 1947-1984; and Published Materials, 1930-1982.
|Larue, George R. (George Roger), b. 1882. / [ 1910-1951 ]||
George R. Larue papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of zoology at University of Michigan. Correspondence, mostly of a professional nature, with students and scholars in the field of zoology; also manuscripts, addresses, lecture notes, and other papers.
|Latin American Solidarity Committee / [1970-1989]||
Title: Latin American Solidarity Committee Records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Group of University of Michigan students and other Ann Arbor, Michigan, residents formed to support progressive causes in Latin America and oppose U.S. government policies there; flyers, posters, press releases, position papers, photographs, and the group's journal, La Palabra; also collected records of predecessor organization, Science for the People, and Farm Labor Organizing Committee, a support group within SFP.
|Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development / [1969-97]||
Title: Latin Americans for Social and Economic Development Records
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Latino social service organization active in southwest Detroit, Michigan; records, primarily assembled by board member Lucy Gajec, include administrative files, correspondence, and publicity material,
|Lauer, Frank E. / [ 1918-1919]||
Frank E. Lauer papers
Extent: 52.8 MB [211 digital files]
Abstract: Papers of a soldier with the 339th Infantry in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
|Lavender Information and Library Association, 1989-2007 / [ 1989-2007 ]||
Lavender Information and Library Association records
Extent: 2.0 linear feet
Abstract: Organization established in 1989 by University of Michigan librarians and information science professionals and students to promote awareness of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues within the university libraries and School of Information. Prior names have been Gay and Lesbian Library Staff (GALLS), Gay and Lesbian Library Association (GALLA), and Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Library Association (BGALLA).
|Lawrence, Howard Cyrus, 1890-1961. / [1916-1966]||
Title: Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers
Extent: 25 linear ft. and 2 oversize volumes
Abstract: Grand Rapids, Michigan businessman and Republican politician. Correspondence, business records, speeches, and other papers relating to state politics, charitable and civic interests, banking issues, the Grand Rapids Varnish Corporation, the Michigan Trust Company of Grand Rapids, and the Ypsilanti-Reed Furniture Company of Ionia, Michigan; also materials on Albion College, the Methodist Church, the Ionia Free Fair, and Republican Party politics, especially the campaign of Arthur H, Vandenberg for the presidency in 1940.
|Lawton, James Frederick, 1888-1969. / [ 1908-1969 ]||
James Frederick Lawton papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet, 3 oversize volumes, and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Berkley, Michigan insurance executive, poet and composer, and active alumnus of the University of Michigan; contain papers relating to activities of the class of 1911, to his involvement in the University of Michigan Club of Detroit, and to his interest in Michigan football, especially the career of coach Fielding H. Yost; also scrapbooks, and manuscripts of poetry and song lyrics.
|Lawyers' Wives of Washtenaw County / [ 1955-1980 ]||
Lawyers' Wives of Washtenaw County records
Extent: 0.3 linear ft. and 2 oversize volumes
Abstract: Social organization of wives and widows of Washtenaw County lawyers. Records document history, membership, activities, and administration of the organization from 1955 to 1980.
|Lay, Walter Edwin. / [1889-1993]||
Title: Walter E. Lay Papers. 1889-1993
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, 1915-1958, with emphasis in the area of automotive engineering and design; papers document his research, teaching and consulting activities.