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Vakalo, Kathleen L.  / [ 1971-1991 ] Title: Kathleen L. Vakalo Papers 1971-1991
Extent: 4 linear ft.
Abstract: Citizen expert on the topic of low-level radioactive waste control; accumulated materials relating to her participation and involvement in various commissions and agencies concerned with low-level radioactive waste control.
Van Arnem, Heidi.  / [ 1977-2003 ] Title: Heidi Van Arnem papers 1977-2003 bulk 1994-2001
Extent: 3 linear feet and 1 oversized volume.
Abstract: Entrepreneur and disability rights activist from Birmingham, Michigan. The collection document’s Van Arnem’s life and career through news clippings, columns that Heidi Van Arnem wrote for the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, business materials, files relating to her advocacy and fundraising efforts, and visual materials.
Van Buren, Anson De Puy.  / [ 1846-1885 ] Title: Anson DePuy Van Buren papers 1846-1885
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Western Michigan teacher, businessman and local historian. Correspondence, journal, speeches, notes and articles.
Van Coevering, Jack. / [1928-1978] Title: Jack Van Coevering Papers 1928-1978
Extent: 21 linear ft.
Abstract: Detroit Free Press outdoor writer and later faculty member in the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources. Files of Detroit Free Press outdoor pages and conservation articles, clippings, and photographs, correspondence, and notes on Michigan conservation history, pesticides, pollution, plants and animals, hunting and fishing, parks, rivers and lakes, conservation writing, and ecology; also manuscript of history of conservation in Michigan with background information; and materials gathered for intended biographical study of Michigan conservationists.
Van den Broek, John Abraham, 1885-  / [ 1905-1955 ] Title: John Abraham Van den Broek papers 1905-1955
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Professor of mechanical engineering at University of Michigan. Correspondence concerning University and departmental business, World War II research projects, the American Society of Civil Engineering, and research projects of the Hamilton Watch Company and Hayes Wheel Company.
Van Dusen, Richard C. (Richard Campbell), 1925- / [1954-1972] Title: Richard C. Van Dusen Papers 1954-1972
Extent: 9 linear ft.
Abstract: State Republican politician, aide and political advisor to George Romney, legal advisor to the governor and later undersecretary of Housing and Urban Development. Material concerning his campaign for the state attorney general's office in 1956, the elections of 1960, 1962, 1964, and 1968, and the state constitutional convention, 1961-1963; and files detailing his career in Washington at HUD.
Van Hoosen, Bertha, 1863-1952.  / [ 1880-1952 ] Title: Bertha Van Hoosen papers 1880-1952
Extent: 3 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Physician from Rochester, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, appointment books, diaries and miscellanea relating to student life at University of Michigan and her professional activities; also manuscript of autobiography, Petticoat Surgeon; and photographs.
Van Meter, Margie J.  / [ 1968-1986 ] Title: Margie J. Van Meter papers 1968-1986
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Margie J. Van Meter was among the first clinical nurse specialists at the University of Michigan. Her papers document her training as a clinical nurse specialist at the University of Michigan's School of Nursing and the early years of her nursing career in the University of Michigan Health System. The collection contains Van Meter's daily journals (4 spiral notebooks), covering the years between 1970 and 1972. Various administrative materials and educational material are included in the papers.
Van Tyne, Claude Halstead, 1869-1930.  / [ 1885-1930 ] Title: Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers 1885-1930
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of history at University of Michigan; scholar of America's revolutionary era. Correspondence concerning the historical profession, publishing, current events, and personal matters; lecture notes, newspaper clippings concerning personal matters and travels in Europe and India; papers concerning his activities during World War I, particularly with the National Security League.
Van Tyne, Helen Belfield Bates. / [1846-1971] Title: Helen Belfield Bates Van Tyne Papers 1846-1971 bulk 1950-1966
Extent: 2 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Papers of Helen B. Van Tyne and earlier members of the Belfield family. Civil War papers and family correspondence of Henry H. Belfield, founder of the Chicago Manual Training School; and papers, 1944-1971, of Helen Van Tyne, Ann Arbor, Michigan civic leader and member of the citizens advisory council of the Washtenaw County Juvenile Court, concerning her interest in the problem of juvenile delinquency, the Michigan League for Planned Parenthood, the Michigan Council on Women in Business and Industry, and the James Foster Foundation.
Van Tyne, Josselyn, 1902-1957.  / [ 1917-1957 ] Title: Josselyn Van Tyne papers 1917-1957
Extent: 3 linear feet (in 4 boxes)
Abstract: Ornithologist and curator of birds in the Museum of Zoology, and professor of zoology at University of Michigan. Correspondence and other papers concerning his interest in birds, his activities with the Wilson Ornithological Club, and his scientific expeditions to Indochina and British Honduras in the late Twenties; and papers on student life at Harvard University, 1922-1925; also photographs.
Van ver Velde, Jack  / [ 1979-1994 ] Title: Jack van der Velde papers 1979-1994 bulk 1985-1990
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor Jack van der Velde is Professor Emeritus in the Physics Department of the University of Michigan. His papers focus on the IMB collaboration, which conducted underground experiments to detect proton decay from 1982-1991 in an effort to find experimental proof of the Grand Unified Theory of physics. They also observed neutrinos from a supernova for the first time. The papers mainly consist of meeting notes, research notes, the development of papers, and publications derived from the data.
Van Wagoner, Murray Delos, 1898- / [1921-1949] Title: Murray D. Van Wagoner Papers 1921-1949
Extent: 4 linear ft., 2 oversize volumes, and 2 oversize films
Abstract: Construction engineer and Michigan Democratic politician; served terms as Oakland County Drain Commissioner, Michigan State Highway Commissioner, and as Governor, 1941-1942; include correspondence, scrapbooks, appointment books, and assorted miscellanea.
Van Zoeren, Tom  / [ 1860s-2011 ] Title: Tom Van Zoeren oral history collection 1860s-2011 bulk 2000-2010
Extent: 1.5 linear feet and 58.2 GB (online)
Abstract: Tom Van Zoeren was a park ranger at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. His collection contains oral history interviews relating to the history of the Sleeping Bear Dunes region and other Michigan localities.
Vandenberg family  / [ 1923-1965 ] Title: Vandenberg Family papers 1923-1965
Extent: 1 linear foot.
Abstract: Letters of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg with family members John and Barbara Bailey; also papers of Arthur H. Vandenberg, Jr., aide to President Dwight Eisenhower, largely concerning Republican politics, 1948-1952, and election of 1952.
Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951. / [1884-1974] Title: Arthur H. Vandenberg papers 1884-1974, bulk 1915-1951
Extent: 8 linear feet (on 11 microfilm rolls), 25 volumes, 20 phonograph records, 1 motion picture reel, and 1 sound tape reel
Abstract: Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan; advocate of the United Nations and bipartisan foreign policy. Correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, and visual materials.
Vandenberg, Hazel Whittaker, 1882-1950.  / [ 1928-1948 ] Title: Hazel Harper Whittaker Vandenberg papers 1928-1948
Extent: 2 linear ft. (12 v. and ca. 225 items) and 2 oversize volumes
Abstract: Wife of Senator Arthur Vandenberg, diaries containing description of social activities and daily political life in Washington; included as part of diaries are newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, and other personal miscellanea; also scrapbooks, 1928-1950.
Vander Velde, Lewis George, 1890-1975. / [1855-1975] Title: Lewis G. Vander Velde Papers 1855-1975 bulk 1933-1968
Extent: 7.75 linear feet and 1 oversize folder
Abstract: Professor of history and director of Michigan Historical Collections of University of Michigan. Personal and professional correspondence; class notes and lectures; Michigan Historical Commission files; research material on Thomas M. Cooley; material concerning Azazels, University faculty club; letters written as student at University of Michigan, 1912-1913, and at Harvard; and letters written as instructor at Culver Military Academy, and at Teachers' College, St. Cloud, Minnesota in the 1920's; also photographs.
Vandercook, Roy C.  / [ 1900-1957 ] Title: Roy C. Vandercook papers 1900-1957
Extent: 0.3 linear feet and 1 oversize volume
Abstract: Michigan State Police Commissioner, National Guard Commander and businessman; correspondence, clippings, diary, photographs, and other materials relating to his career.
Vargas, George.  / [ 1973-2003 ] Title: George Vargas papers 1973-2003
Extent: 3 linear feet, 1 oversized box, 3 oversized folders, and 2 tubes
Abstract: Artist and art historian with an emphasis in Latino art; artwork, research, teaching, and professional materials.
Varonich, Linda.  / [ 1970-2009 ] Title: Linda Varonich papers 1970-2009
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: President of the National Organization for Women, Michigan Conference from 2001 to 2005; topical files relating to Michigan NOW, to the national office of the National Organization for Women, and to various women’s issues.
Vassar (Mich.). Village Council.  / [ 1871-1948 ] Title: Vassar (Mich.) Village Council records 1871-1948
Extent: 1 linear foot and 4 oversize volumes
Abstract: Minutes of the Village Council of Vassar, Michigan; also indexes to records of the Riverside Cemetery Association.
Vaughan, Henry Frieze, 1889- / [1913-1971] Title: Henry F. Vaughan Papers 1913-1971
Extent: 3 linear ft.
Abstract: Commissioner of the Detroit Department of Health, later dean of the School of Public Health of the University of Michigan. Correspondence and manuscripts of articles and speeches; papers detailing his activities with the American Public Health Association, the Association of Schools of Public Health, the Detroit Department of Health, the Michigan Department of Health, and the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.