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Penn Central Transportation Company / [1835-1981] Title: Penn Central Transportation Company Records 1835-1981, bulk 1835-1960
Extent: 273 linear feet
Abstract: Records of railroad companies, mainly Michigan lines, absorbed with the merger of the New Yok Central Railroad Company and the Pennsylvania Railroad Company into the Penn Central Transportation Company.
Pennington, Jasper Green  / [ 1969-2007 ] Title: Jasper Green Pennington papers 1969-2007
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Episcopal clergyman at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Ypsilanti, Michigan; also local historian of Washtenaw County, Michigan
Penrod/Hiawatha Company.  / [ 1950-2014 ] Title: Penrod/Hiawatha Company postcards 1950-2014
Extent: 8 postcard boxes (over 5,000 postcards) and 1.3 linear feet.
Peoples Campaign for Choice / [1987-1988] Title: Peoples Campaign for Choice Records 1987-1988
Extent: 3 linear ft.
Abstract: Organization formed to defeat 1988 Michigan ballot proposal prohibiting Medicaid funding for abortions. Campaign records, executive committee files, financial records, media materials, and consultants files; also photographs.
Pepin, George E. / [ 1918-1919] Title: George E. Pepin Papers 1918-1919
Extent: 1 folder [46 digital files]
Abstract: Typescript of diary of Pepin's military service.
Pepper, Samuel Dewitt, 1877-1960. / [1893-1952] Title: Samuel D. Pepper Papers 1893-1952
Extent: 3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Port Huron, Michigan attorney; officer in the Michigan National Guard beginning in 1905, later Judge Advocate with the U.S. Army during World War I. After the war, Pepper was chief law officer of the MNG where he was advisor during the Flint Sit-Down strike of 1937. Biographical material; correspondence with family and friends concerning in part current events and politics in pre-World War I Canada; correspondence with wife Katherine while serving in France 1918-1919; papers relating to his official responsibilities with the Michigan National Guard, as Judge Advocate, and as member of veterans organizations; include files relating to the Copper Miners' Strike of 1913 and to the Flint Sit-Down strike; also diaries, 1916-1919, of his experiences serving on the Mexican border and in France during the First World War; papers relating to Republican party activities in 1920 and 1924; and photographs.
Perazza, Julio. / [1934-2004] Title: Julio Perazza visual materials 1934-2004, 1970-1997
Extent: 6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)
Perigo, Donald J.  / [ 1975-1984 ] Title: Donald J. Perigo papers 1975-1984
Extent: 0.5 linear foot.
Abstract: Administrative member of the board of directors of the University Cellar, student-controlled bookstore at the University of Michigan. University Cellar files include articles of incorporation and bylaws, background materials, board of directors minutes, and subject files.
Perrone, Dominic Joseph / [ 1927-1987 ] Title: Dominic J. Perrone papers 1927-1987 bulk 1949-1958
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Dominic J. Perrone Jr. was a prominent business man and Democrat politician in Ionia County, Michigan in the 1950s. He was an active member of the Ionia Public Board of Education and served for 16 years on the board. The collection contains files relating to his political career and businesses, his personal diaries, and photographs.
Perry, Maude Elaine Caldwell, 1873-1963.  / [ 1891-1948 ] Title: Maude Elaine Caldwell Perry papers 1891-1948
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Author from Adrian, Michigan; correspondence, manuscripts of books, plays, short stories and poetry.
Perry, Stuart Hoffman, 1874-1957.  / [ 1874-1966 ] Title: Stuart Hoffman Perry papers 1874-1966
Extent: 2 linear feet and 53 oversize volumes
Abstract: Publisher of the Adrian Telegram at Adrian, Michigan. Scrapbooks containing newspaper editorials primarily on political subjects; and miscellaneous correspondence and articles concerning his newspaper work; notes, 1899-1950, relating to his foreign travels, papers, 1935-1955, concerning his interest in meteorites; and photographs.
Peter Sparling.  / [ 1961-2013 ] Title: Peter Sparling papers 1961-2013 bulk 1970-2000
Extent: 6 linear feet and 89.5 GB (online)
Abstract: Peter Sparling is Professor of Dance at the University of Michigan School of Music. Well known as both performer and choreographer, he has danced with Martha Graham and Jose Limon. Papers consist of materials relating to Sparling’s dance training, performance, and teaching including background materials; choreography notes and sketches; correspondence; clippings and publicity from dance companies with whom he was associated; programs and reviews; photographs, video and film of performances; and posters.
Peters, Kenneth Earl, collector.  / [ ca. 1900-1919 ] Title: Kenneth Earl Peters collection ca. 1900-1919
Extent: 5 microfilm rolls
Abstract: Student at the University of Michigan. Collected material relating to the Good Roads Movement in Michigan.
Peterson, Elly, 1914- / [1943-2006] Title: Elly Peterson papers 1943-2006 bulk 1961-1980
Extent: 25 linear feet, 4 outsize volumes and 1 oversize folder (UAm)
Abstract: Michigan Republican Party official, 1961-1969, assistant chairman of the national Republican Party, 1963-1964 and 1969-1970, candidate for, U.S. senate in 1964, and co-chair of ERAmerica, a national organization promoting the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment. Papers consist of correspondence, reports, speeches, organizational records of ERAmerica, scrapbooks and photographs.
Peterson, John A.  / [ 1918-1960] Title: John A. Peterson papers 1918-1960
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Papers of a soldier with the 339th Infantry in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
Peterson, Reuben, 1862-1942.  / [ 1890-1942 ] Title: Reuben Peterson papers 1890-1942
Extent: 2 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Professor obstetrics at the University of Michigan; correspondence and research materials largely relating to his history of the University Hospital.