Center for Ethnic and Religious Studies (University of Michigan-Dearborn) records: 1968-2016 (bulk 1990-2016)
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Silas Douglas papers [series]

The Silas Douglas series consists of correspondence and subject files dealing with family affairs, business matters and, in large part, with his career at the University of Michigan. Of special note is his copy of Douglass Houghton's field notes from his geological survey of the Upper Peninsula and records of the Ann Arbor Gas Company which Douglas founded.

 
Correspondence
Box   1  
1837-1888 (45 folders)

(some gaps in dates)

 
Other materials
Box   2  
Resolutions on the death of Silas H. Douglas 1890
Box   2  
Papers concerning diploma fees at the University of Michigan 1860
Box   2  
Subscriptions for addition to the medical building 1864
Box   2  
Report of Douglas' faculty activities 1875-1877
Box   2  
Certificate to teach and appointment as assistant professor of chemistry signed by Douglass Houghton
Box   2  
Papers concerning St. Andrews Episcopal Church, in Ann Arbor 1878-1887
Box   2  
Tax receipts 1848-1898
Box   2  
Records with the Chemical Laboratory at the University of Michigan 1870-1873
Box   2  
Specifications for residence on Washington St. undated
Box   2  
Douglass Houghton field notes from Upper Peninsula geological survey 1839-1840 (2 folders (original and typescript copy))

(Silas Douglas' copy made 1862 ?)

Box   2  
Inventory of books belonging to the Estate of Douglass Houghton
Box   2  
Papers concerning the case of the Regents of the University of Michigan vs. Douglas and Rose 1876-1878
Box   2  
Receipts and business papers of Silas Douglas
Box   2  
Papers concerning the Sarah A. Byrne account 1877-1888
Box   2  
Invoice of furniture 1847
 
Ann Arbor Gas Co.
Box   2  
Annual reports 1870-1885
Box   2  
Contracts and other legal materials
Box   2  
Cashbooks 1858-1887 (1 volume, 1 folder)
Box   2  
Ledger 1859-1874
Box   2  
Miscellaneous papers (2 folders)
Oversize Volume   1  
Scrapbook 1857-1861
Box   2  
Scrapbook 1866-1879
 
Letterbooks
Box   3  
1866-1867
Box   3  
1867-1869
Box   3  
1870-1874
Box   3  
1874-1880
Box   3  
1881-1885, 1887
Box   3  
1885-1888
Box   3  
Recipe and note book 1838-1841
Box   3  
Account book 1846-1866
Box   3  
Ledger 1867-1881
Box   3  
Account book 1864-1873
Box   3  
Index to journal undated