Cecil O. Creal papers: 1958-1968
Summary Information
Title: Cecil O. Creal papers
Creator: Creal, Cecil O., 1899-
Inclusive dates: 1958-1968
Extent: 8.2 linear feet
Extent: 8 oversize volumes
Location: Portions located in offsite storage; prior notification required for access.
Abstract:
Republican mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs, concerning the work of city departments and such issues as tax assessments, highway construction, the building of a new city hall, the fair housing ordinance and urban renewal.
Call number: 851008 Aa 2
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
e-mail: bentley.ref@umich.edu
Home Page: http://www.bentley.umich.edu/
Finding aid created by Michigan Historical Collections staff

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was the gift of Cecil Creal (donor no. 4817).

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open to research.

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Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, Cecil O. Creal papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Cecil O. Creal was Republican mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan from 1959 to 1965.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of topical files and other materials relating to his tenure as mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1959-1965. Some of the scrapbooks contains clippings relating to his campaign for office (1958-1959) and to Ann Arbor government issues after he left office (1965-1968).

Subject Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the finding aid database and catalog of The Bentley Historical Library/University of Michigan. Researchers desiring additional information about related topics should search the catalog using these headings.


  • Ann Arbor (Mich.)
  • Mayors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • City planning -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Discrimination in housing -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Housing -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1961-1970.
  • Municipal government -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Roads -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Taxation -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Urban renewal -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1951-
  • Dwellings -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Mayors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Streets -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • City and town halls -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • City planning -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Dwellings -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Mayors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Municipal officials.
  • Residential streets -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Photographs.
  • Republican Party (Mich.)
  • Creal, Cecil O., 1899-
  • Knight's Market (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Topical File 1959-1965 [series]
Box   1  
Allenel Hotel
Box   1  
Alumni Living, Inc.
Box   1  
A.M.E. Church
Box   1  
American Cancer Society
Box   1  
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Box   1  
American Municipal Association
Box   1  
American Red Cross
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Airport
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Area Foundation
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Board of Education
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Citizens Safety and Traffic Council
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Citizens Commission on Children and Youth
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Assessor
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Attorney
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Building and Safety Department
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Clerk
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Controller
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Council
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Council
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Fire Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Health Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Historical Commission
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Human Relations Dept.
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Municipal Market Commission
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Parking System
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Parks and Recreation Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Planning Commission
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Police Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Public Works Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Traffic and Safety Department
Box   2  
Ann Arbor City Treasurer
Box   3  
Ann Arbor City Utilities Department
Box   3  
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
Box   3  
Ann Arbor Junior Chamber of Commerce
Box   3  
Ann Arbor Phoenix Project Committee
Box   3  
Ann Arbor Youth Council
Box   3  
Ann Arbor Youth in Government Day
Box   3  
Annexation
Box   3  
Annual Awards Banquet for City Employees
Box   3  
Annual Reports of the City
Box   3  
Appointments to Boards and Commissions
Box   3  
Argus Cameras, Inc.
Box   3  
Bell Tower Inn
Box   3  
Bids for City Projects and Supplies
Box   3  
Board of Insurance Administration
Box   3  
Board of Review for Tax Assessments
Box   3  
Board of Supervisors (Washtenaw County)
Box   3  
Board of Trustees of the Employees Retirement System
Box   3  
Bonding Issues
Box   3  
Botanical Gardens Zoning
Box   3  
Budget
Box   3  
Bus Committee
Box   3  
Bus Service
Box   3  
Carport-Apartment Proposal (St. Joseph's Hospital)
Box   3  
Census 1960
Box   3  
Central Business District Parking Study Committee
Box   3  
Charter of the City
Box   3  
Christmas Letters
Box   3  
Citizens Advisory Board on Off Street Parking
Box   3  
Citizens Advisory Committee on Natural Resources
Box   3  
Citizens for Michigan
Box   4  
City Employees News
Box   4  
City Hall Bond Issue
Box   4  
City Hall Committee
Box   4  
City Hall Construction
Box   4  
City Hall Dedication
Box   4  
City Hall Site
Box   4  
City Hall--United Fund
Box   4  
City Improvements
Box   4  
City Reports (All Departments)
Box   4  
City-Township Relations Committee
Box   4  
Civil Defense
Box   4  
Civil War Centennial Commission
Box   4  
Class Reunion (Class of 1924-University of Michigan)
Box   4  
Committee on Art and Design
Box   4  
Committee on Municipal Government of the Ann Arbor Citizens Council
Box   4  
Community College Proposals
Box   4  
Complaints
Box   4  
Conductron Corporation
Box   4  
Constitutional Convention
Box   4  
Council of Churches
Box   4  
County Public Works Department Committee
Box   4  
Dean (Elizabeth) Estate
Box   4  
Department Accomplishments
Box   4  
Detroit Edison Property
Box   4  
Dramatic Arts Center (Professional Theatre Proposal)
Box   4  
Eastbelt Bypass (U.S. 23)
Box   4  
Economic Development and Manpower Commission
Box   4  
Economic Development Committee (Chamber of Commerce)
Box   4  
Ernst, Louis
Box   4  
Fair Housing Ordinance
Box   5  
Fair Housing Ordinance (cont.)
Box   5  
Finances
Box   5  
Gasoline Price Probe
Box   5  
Hammett (Ralph) Associates
Box   5  
Huron Parkway
Box   5  
Huron River Watershed Intergovernmental Committee
Box   5  
Interim Committee on Aging
Box   5  
Inventory of City Equipment
Box   5  
Jacobs Plan on Job Classifications and Pay Grades
Box   5  
Lakewood Subdivision
Box   5  
League of Women Voters
Box   5  
Leaird Drive Improvements
Box   5  
Legislative-State of Michigan
Box   5  
Liquor Committee
Box   5  
Lurie Terrace Low-Income Rent Subsidy Project
Box   5  
March of Dimes
Box   5  
Mayor Creal-Civic Functions
Box   5  
Mayor Creal-Congratulatory Messages
Box   5  
Mayor Creal-Personal
Box   5  
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
Box   5  
Mayors - Conference 1960
Box   5  
Memorial Day
Box   5  
Metropolitan Community Research Corporation of Southeastern Michigan
Box   5  
Michigan Conference of Mayors
Box   5  
Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
Box   5  
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Box   5  
Michigan Municipal League
Box   6  
Michigan Municipal League
Box   6  
Michigan Municipal Officials Conference in Washington, D.C.
Box   6  
Michigan Rehabilitation Association
Box   6  
Michigan Week (Mayors Exchange)
Box   6  
Michigan Welfare League
Box   6  
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone
Box   6  
Miscellaneous Bulletins
Box   6  
Miscellaneous Letters
Box   6  
Mount Hope Flag Shrine
Box   6  
National Guard
Box   6  
Newspaper Clippings
Box   6  
New York Central Railroad
Box   6  
Northbelt By-Pass (M 14)
Box   6  
Northwest Park Construction Company (Shopping Center)
Box   6  
Ordinances
Box   6  
Pakistan (Proclamation, etc.)
Box   6  
Park Land Acquisition Study Committee
Box   6  
Patriotism (National Flag Week, etc.)
Box   6  
Personnel Records
Box   6  
Project 74 (Juvenile Division of the Probate Court)
Box   6  
Project Hope
Box   6  
Research Park
Box   6  
Reserve Units (Welcome Home, 1962)
Box   6  
Retaining the Character of Ann Arbor Committee
Box   7  
Safety Committee
Box   7  
Senior Citizens Guild
Box   7  
State of Michigan
Box   7  
State Street Association
Box   7  
Sky Walks
Box   7  
Tax Study (Income Tax Proposals)
Box   7  
Taxicab Board
Box   7  
Traffic Committee
Box   7  
Unemployment Committee (Mayor's Advisory Committee)
Box   7  
United Fund
Box   7  
United Nations Day
Box   7  
United States Conference of Mayors
Box   7  
United States Post Office
Box   7  
University of Michigan
Box   7  
Urban Renewal
Box   7  
Ward Boundaries Committee
Box   7  
Washtenaw County Extension Service
Box   7  
Washtenaw County Metropolitan Planning Commission
Box   7  
Welcome Wagon
Box   7  
Welfare Cases
Box   7  
Y.M.-Y.W.C.A.
 
Other materials [series]
Box   8  
Notebook on the Southeastern Michigan Metropolitan Community Research Corporation
Box   8  
Scrapbook concerning city government 1959
Box   8  
Political File
Box   8  
Personal Correspondence
Box   8  
Miscellanea
Box   9  
Miscellanea
 
Photographs [series]
Box   9  
Ann Arbor. Business and public areas
Box   9  
Ann Arbor. City Hall. Cornerstone removal and replacement
Box   9  
Ann Arbor. Housing
Box   9  
Ann Arbor. Residential areas
Box   9  
Construction
Box   9  
Miscellaneous
 
Scrapbooks [series]
Oversize Volume   1  
Pre-mayoralty scrapbook 1958-1959
 
The Life and Times of Cecil O. Creal
Oversize Volume   2  
1959
Oversize Volume   3  
1960
Oversize Volume   4  
1961
Oversize Volume   5  
1962
Oversize Volume   6  
1963
Oversize Volume   7  
1964-1968, 1964-1965
Oversize Volume   8  
A Decade in the Life and Times of Cecil O. Creal 1958-1968