Christopher Armstrong papers: 2008-2015
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Container / Location Title
 
Personal/Biographical [series]

The Personal/Biographical series (0.8 linear feet) contains materials from James Davis's time as a student at the University of Michigan, as well as his time as a Dearborn Public School history teacher. A large portion of this series consists of correspondence from his family, friends, and coworkers. This series also contains a large amount of notes from many teaching conventions, personal research, and lesson plans from his early teaching career. The rest of this series consists of Davis's presentations from conferences and his published articles in magazines.

Box   1  
Personal/Biographical materials (17 folders)
Box   5  
Personal/ Biographical materials (8 folders)  [Restricted until January 1 2050]
 
Davis Family papers [series]

The Davis Family series (1 linear foot) contains collected materials from Davis's parents and other family members. The largest portion of this series contains materials from Davis's father, William. These include his personal research notes, his collected political material, as well as an oral recount of the history of the family. There are a few diaries that came from his mother, Mable, amongst other family members.

Box   1  
Family papers (5 folders)
Box   2  
Family papers (11 folders)
Box   5  
Family papers [Restricted until January 1 2050]
 
Collected materials [series]

The Collected Materials series (2.2 linear feet) presents the bulk of the James Edward Davis collection. This series focuses on the various political, religious, and other materials that Davis collected throughout his lifetime. Included here are the Cherry Hill United Presbyterian Church annual reports, membership rosters, and sermons. Other similar records are included for St. Joseph's Catholic Parish, and other churches in South East Michigan. There is a significant amount records from Dearborn Public Schools such as directories, curriculum, and newsletters. Some of the schools included are Fordson High School, Dearborn Junior High School, and Edsel Ford High School. There are also a number of collected political materials documenting his involvement in University of Michigan demonstrations, as well as documentations of teacher's strikes.

Box   2  
Arts
 
Churches
Box   2  
Cherry Hill United Presbyterian Church (9 folders)
Box   3  
Dexter Churches (2 folders)
Box   3  
Dexter United Methodist Church (2 folders)
Box   3  
Michigan Miscellaneous churches
Box   3  
St. Joseph's Catholic Parish (2 folders)
Box   3  
Michigan political materials (11 folders)
Box   3  
Newspaper clippings (3 folders)
Box   5  
Newspaper clippings (2 folders)  [Restricted until January 1 2050]
Box   3  
Schools
Box   3  
25+ Club
Box   3  
Dearborn Board of Education
Box   3  
Dearborn Junior High School
Box   4  
Dearborn Public Schools (10 folders)
Box   5  
Dearborn Strike (3 folders)  [Restricted until January 1 2050]
Box   4  
Edsel Ford High School
Box   4  
Fordson High School
Box   4  
Lowrey High School (3 folders)
Box   4  
Metropolitan Detroit Schools
Box   4  
Wayne County School District
Box   4  
Washtenaw County (2 folders)