The University of Michigan subseries contains documents from his years of attendance (early 1930s) as well as papers regarding friendships his cultivated while studying at the university. Paul Showers's papers include documents describing the Comedy Club, theater productions, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Delta Chi, Michigamua, the Michigan Union The Summer Daily and The Gargoyle. The subseries includes papers about Alan Handley, fellow Gargoyle staff member who later became a Hollywood producer. Handley's activities with the Dinah Shore Show and other productions are described in the unpublished manuscript, All that Jazz." Recollections about Robert LaBour and George Spater are also included.
"All that Jazz," unpublished manuscript circa 1960s