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Leach, James. / [ 1938-1958 ] Title: James Leach Photonegatives 1938-1958 bulk 1943-1957
Extent: 227 negative folders in 3 boxes
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan photographer. Photonegatives of Ann Arbor area businesses, service and fraternal organizations, school and other youth groups.
League of Women Voters of Allen Park / [ 1955-1986 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Allen Park records 1955-1986
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: The League of Women Voters of Allen Park was established as a provisional league in 1955, formally recognized in 1956, and operated until 1986 when it merged with the Downriver League of Women Voters. Annual meeting and board meeting minutes and reports, 1955-1986; member newsletters, 1955-1986; topical files comprising committee minutes, reports, position statements, correspondence, pamphlets, and other publications. Subjects covered by files include municipal, county, state, and national elections, and social, political, and environmental issues.
League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties. / [ 1957-2010 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties records 1957-2010
Extent: 3 linear feet and 6 oversize volumes
Abstract: The League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties is a grass roots, non-partisan political organization based in southwest Michigan. Records include newsletters, annual reports, clippings files, and scrapbooks.
League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights. / [ 1953-1978 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Dearborn-Dearborn Heights records 1953-1978
Extent: 4 linear feet.
Abstract: Records of Dearborn and Dearborn Heights chapters of the League of Women Voters and (after April 1972) of the combined chapter; include minutes, newsletters, issue files, correspondence, files of study committees, and voter guides and other voter information.
League of Women Voters of Detroit / [ 1930-1988 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Detroit records 1930-1988
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Board meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters, position statements on various statements, and pamphlets and other publications; also visual materials; subjects covered by files include environmental quality, education, and women's rights issues.
League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe / [ 1950-2010 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe records 1950-2010
Extent: 2.3 linear feet (in 3 boxes)
Abstract: Records of the League of Women Voters Grosse Pointe, Mich. chapter includes administrative, annual meetings and issues materials, and publications.
League of Women Voters of Michigan. / [1926-1995] Title: League of Women Voters of Michigan Records 1926-1995
Extent: 38 linear ft.
Abstract: Minutes, annual reports, presidents' letters, legislative programs, issue files concerning its involvement with such issues as child welfare, civil service, the Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962, election law reform, environmental quality, fair employment practices, human resources, reapportionment, taxation, and voters services; also include records of local branches.
League of Women Voters of Monroe (Mich.) / [ 1959-1963 ] Title: League of Women Voters of Monroe (Mich.) records 1959-1963
Extent: 0.5 linear foot.
Abstract: Monroe, Michigan branch of the League of Women Voters; correspondence, reports, and newsletters relating to League activities.
League of Women Voters of Mount Clemens-Clinton Area / [1932-1989] Title: League of Women Voters of Mount Clemens-Clinton Area Records 1932-1989
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Women's civic and voter education organization in Mt. Clemens, Michigan; includes administrative records, topical files and visual materials.
League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area.Michigan Historical Collections staff / [ 1920-2009 ] Title: League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area records 1920-2009
Extent: 14.3 linear feet.
Abstract: The Ann Arbor chapter of the League of Women Voters was first organized in 1920 and was reorganized in November 1934. In 1974, the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti League chapters merged to form the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area. The record group includes administrative files including annual reports of LWVAA leadership (some in electronic format), as well as financial reports and budgets, minutes of meetings, and administrative correspondence and memoranda; correspondence, minutes, reports and printed material concerning the revision of the Ann Arbor (Mich.) city charter, Ann Arbor public schools, Michigan Constitutional Convention, city planning, taxation, annexations, candidates for local public office, activities of Washtenaw County government, and study and reorganization of county health care facilities, 1966-1973. There are also files relating to environmental issues and election campaigns.
Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan / [1965-2003 ] Title: Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan Records 1965-2003 bulk 1975-1998
Extent: 3.75 linear ft.
Abstract: The records of the Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan (LDAM) document the history, activities, and affiliations of the organization over its more than forty years of existence. The organization has played an important role in helping to influence the crafting of Michigan's special education laws. It continues to pursue its mission of enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families through advocacy, education, training, service and research. Contained herein are also materials of affiliated organizations (CAUSE), commissions (SEAC), grant projects, and publications concerning learning disabilities and special education in Michigan with which the LDAM has affiliated itself.
Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan. Washtenaw County Chapter. / [ 1968-1998 ] Title: Learning Disabilities Association of Michigan, Washtenaw County Chapter records 1968-1998
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Articles of incorporation, membership lists, minutes, reports, newsletters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other organizational materials.
Lee, Joseph T. A. / [ 1964-1990 ] Title: Joseph T. A. Lee papers 1964-1990
Extent: 2.5 linear feet, 266 oversize drawings, and 1 oversize folder.
Abstract: Joseph T. A. Lee was an Ann Arbor architect and Professor in the University of Michigan School of Architecture; chair of the steering committee for the Ann Arbor Area Goals Conference. He was one of the original owners of Kerrytown Market as well as its chief architect. Lee was also involved in several Ann Arbor development issues, including the debate over the Geddes-Fuller corridor. His papers include administrative and financial materials on the early development of Kerrytown (1966-1980) and clippings and other materials on his involvement in the Geddes-Fuller corridor debates. His papers also include architectural drawings of the Kerrytown Townhouse and Kerrytown Market Complexes as well as some photographs of early Kerrytown development.
Leech, Carl Addison. / [ 1928-1940 ] Title: Carl Addison Leech papers 1928-1940
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Historian of Michigan’s lumber industry; correspondence and research materials.
LeFavour, David, 1873-1910. / [ circa 1894-circa 1905 ] Title: David LeFavour photographs circa 1894-circa 1905
Extent: 0.5 linear feet and 155 glass negatives
Abstract: Graduate of the University of Michigan College of Engineering, Class of 1895. Glass negatives and prints of scenes at the University of Michigan, including Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, the Engineering summer camp, football and baseball games, the track team, University buildings and campus scenes, and views of the Huron River; also views of Bay City, Michigan, and portraits of members of the LeFavour, Shearer, and McMillan families.
Lehman, Evangeline Marie, 1896-1975. / [ 1916-1974 ] Title: Evangeline Marie Lehman and Maurice Dumesnil papers 1916-1974
Extent: 1 linear foot and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Papers of Evangeline Lehman, concert singer and composer, and of her husband Maurice Dumesnil, concert pianist and composer. Correspondence, press clippings and programs, and photographs relating to their professional careers.
Lehman, Ira A., 1891-1992. / [ 1910-1989 ] Title: Ira A. Lehman papers 1910-1989
Extent: 0.5 linear feet.
Abstract: Orthodontist of Detroit, later Plymouth, Michigan. Correspondence with his mentor, A. LeRoy Johnson, dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine; also his reminiscences of Johnson; files relating to organizational activities; and photographs.
Lehmann, Charles Frederick, 1922- / [ 1953-1987 ] Title: Charles Frederick Lehmann papers 1953-1987
Extent: 4 linear feet.
Abstract: Professor of education at the University of Michigan. Files relating to his University activities, especially the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, and to his participation on various University committees.
Leith, Emmett N. / [ 1954-2005 ] Title: Emmett N. Leith papers 1954-2005
Extent: 12 linear feet
Abstract: Emmett Leith (1927 - 2005), former Professor of Engineering at the University of Michigan, is known as one of the fathers of holography for his advances in 1963 that made the industry possible. He was a well-regarded teacher. The Leith papers span his entire professional career and include ckground information, articles, teaching and presentation materials, topical and chronological research files (notes, reports, and illustrations).
Lemble, George Francis / [ 1958-1968 ] Title: George Francis Lemble papers 1958-1968
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan businessman, president of the Washtenaw Conservatives, active in local Republican Party affairs; correspondence and other papers relating to politics, the Board of Education, the Housing Commission and Police Department of Ann Arbor, and the Willow Run project of the federal anti-poverty program.
Lemmer, Elizabeth, collector. / [ 1969-1978 ] Title: Elizabeth Lemmer papers 1969-1978
Extent: 1 linear foot.
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan, right-to-life activist; collected newsletters, clippings, and other materials relating to the right-to-life movement
Lemmer, Victor F. / [1860s-1974] Title: Victor F. Lemmer Papers 1860s-1974 bulk 1922-1974
Extent: 9.5 linear ft. and 2 oversize folders
Abstract: Ironwood, Michigan businessman and local historian; include correspondence, research notes and writings largely concerning the history of Gogebic County and Upper Peninsula iron mining; also papers concerning his work with the Gogebic Industrial Bureau.
Lemon, William Philip, 1882-1967. / [1908-1966] Title: William P. Lemon papers 1908-1966
Extent: 18 linear ft.
Abstract: Presbyterian clergyman, longtime pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1934-1951; correspondence, copies of essays and book reviews written for religious periodicals, sermons and addresses, mimeographed study notes of talks given in Detroit before the Men's Club for the Study of Religion, religious and literary notebooks, and travel journals.
Leonard, Donald S. (Donald Sparling), 1903-1976. / [1925-1966] Title: Donald S. Leonard Papers 1925-1966
Extent: 33 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder.
Abstract: Michigan State Police officer, 1923-1941, Michigan Civil Defense Director during World War II, State Police Commissioner, 1947-1951, Republican candidate for governor, 1954, served on Michigan Liquor Commissioner and as Detroit Recorders Court judge. Papers include extensive docuentation of his service as Director of Civil Defense and State Police Commissioner and his political activities.
Leonard, Justin W., 1909-1975. / [1937-1975] Title: Justin W. Leonard Papers 1937-1975
Extent: 13 linear ft.
Abstract: Conservationist, professor of natural resources at the University of Michigan. Professional files, including correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings; letters to his wife, 1943-1946, while in military service stationed in the Solomon Islands during World War II; and photographs.
LeRoy, James A. (James Alfred), 1875-1909. / [1893-1944] Title: James A. LeRoy Papers 1893-1944 bulk 1898-1909
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Writer and diplomat who served in the Philippines, 1900-1901 and 1905, and Mexico, 1903-1907; papers include correspondence, travel journals, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Lesinski, John, 1914-2005. / [ 1930s-1964 ] Title: John Lesinski papers 1930s-1964 bulk 1950-1964
Extent: 27 linear feet, 3 oversize volumes, and 2 oversize folders
Abstract: Democratic Congressman from Michigan, 1951-1965; congressional papers include legislation and committee files, speeches, statements, press releases, campaign files, topical files, both national and Michigan related, biographical material, and visual material.
Leslie, Elizabeth A. / [ 1940-1966 ] Title: Elizabeth A. Leslie papers 1940-1966 bulk 1957-1963
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Assistant Dean of Women at the University of Michigan (1958-1963), later Associate Director of Student Activities and Organizations in the Office of Student Affairs. Collection concerns various University of Michigan responsibilities mainly in the area of housing and oversight of student organizations.
Leslie, Eugene H. (Eugene Hendricks), b. 1892. / [ 1916-1964 ] Title: Eugene H. Leslie Papers, 1916-1964
Extent: 12.3 linear ft.
Abstract: Chemical engineer and research scientist, pioneer in the refining of petroleum and synthesis of rubber. Correspondence files, financial records, published research materials; and photograph albums.
Leutheuser, Margaret. / [1853-1935] Title: Margaret Leutheuser Collected Papers [microform] 1853-1935
Extent: 1 microfilm roll
Abstract: Papers collected by Margaret Leutheuser of Ann Arbor, Michigan, relating to ancestor families, notably the Leach, Waterman, and Armstrong families. Civil War materials of Morgan L. Leach, member of the 1st and 9th Michigan Cavalry; farm account books of Edgar and William Armstrong of Mundy Township, Genesee County, Michigan; correspondence of other family members; and scrapbooks containing newspaper accounts of settlement of Leach family in Genesee County, and account of trip of Morgan Leach to Traverse Bay, Michigan, in the 1860s.
Lewis, Charles E.  / [1917-1958 (scattered dates)] Title: Charles E. Lewis papers 1917-1958 (scattered dates)
Extent: 0.2 linear ft. and 1 outsize folder
Abstract: Lawyer in Detroit, Mich., who served as adjutant and judge advocate in the U.S. 339th Infantry during the Allied Intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes biographical and genealogical information, family correspondence, a history of the Manchester, Mich., High School class of 1907; war diary, July-Nov. 1918; correspondence, financial material and memorabilia relating to his war service and veterans' activities; and photographs.
Lewis, Donald J. (Donald John), 1926- / [ 1961-2007 ] Title: Donald J. Lewis papers 1961-2007 bulk 1970-1995
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Donald J. Lewis joined the University of Michigan as a professor of mathematics in 1961. From 1984-1994 he served as the Department of Mathematics chairman. After retiring, Lewis was named professor emeritus by the Board of Regents in June 2000. Materials include: Correspondence, Department of Mathematics records, Professional Activities, Reports and Studies, and Photographs.
Lewis, Howard Bishop, 1887-1954. / [ 1922-1954 ] Title: Howard Bishop Lewis Papers 1922-1954
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Papers of Howard Bishop Lewis (1887-1954), professor and chairman of the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan (1922-1954), director of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan (1933-1947), a supervisor for the Michigan Memorial-Phoenix Project, and an active participant in many professional organizations and policy committees especially concerning health and nutrition. The series in the collection are: Photographs; Writings; Administrative; Examinations; Lectures; Research Files; Correspondence; and Organizational Activities and Interests.
Lewis, Howard Bishop, 1887-1954 / [ 1912-1953 and undated ] Title: Howard Bishop Lewis pamphlets and reprints 1912-1953 and undated
Extent: 1 box
Abstract: Professor of Biological Chemistry and dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Michigan.; reprints of scientific articles in areas or biochemistry.
Lewis, Robert E. / [ 1972-2010 ] Title: Robert E. Lewis papers 1972-2010 bulk 1972-1985
Extent: 4.5 linear feet
Abstract: Robert E. Lewis served as editor-in-chief of the Middle English Dictionary at the University of Michigan from 1982 to 2001. Before coming to Michigan Lewis was a professor of English at Indiana Universit where he co-authored A Guide to the Manuscripts of the Prick of Conscience. The Robert E. Lewis papers relate primarily to research into Prick of Conscience, the most popular English poem of the Middle Ages. The papers include correspondence, articles, notes and reproductions (photocopies and microfilm) of medieval manuscripts and texts of the poem and related material
Lewis, William Augustus, 1825-1917.  / [ 1840-1917 ] Title: William Augustus Lewis papers 1840-1917
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Abstract: Officer with the 23rd Michigan Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War, later Saginaw County, then Evart, Michigan, local government official. Biographical material, correspondence, Civil War files, and diaries relating to local and wartime activities, family matters, and professional activities.
Lexington General Store (Lexington, Mich.) / [ 1851-1922 ] Title: Lexington General Store (Lexington, Mich.) records 1851-1922
Extent: 28 linear feet and 11 microfilm rolls
Abstract: Lexington (Sanilac County, Mich.), general store, known variously as J. L. Woods & Co., Woods, Nims & Co., Nims, Tewksbury & Co., and A. W. Fenton & Co. Correspondence, financial journals, and letterpress books.