Earle Wilbur Dow papers: 1885-1945
Summary Information
Title: Earle Wilbur Dow papers
Creator: Dow, Earle Wilbur, 1868-1946
Dates: 1885-1945
Extent: 5 linear feet
Location: Portions located in offsite storage; prior notification required for access.
Abstract:
Professor of history at University of Michigan. Correspondence and miscellanea concerning the University and personal affairs.
Call number: 851294 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 Philip Dow (donor no. 4562).

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open to research.

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Copyright:

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Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, Earle Wilbur Dow papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Earle Wilbur Dow was born April 28, 1868 in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1891, then taught school for a year in Manistee, Michigan. He returned to the U-M in 1892 as an instructor of history. From 1894 until 1898, he studied abroad at Leipzig University and the University of Paris. He returned to the University of Michigan in 1899 as assistant professor of European history. He became full professor in 1902. He was the author of An Atlas of European History. He retired in 1938 and died January 8, 1946.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Earle W. Dow collection consists mainly of correspondence with other historians and University of Michigan colleagues. Appended to this finding aid is a selective index to Dow's correspondents. Beyond correspondence, there is a scattering of other material relating to Dow's University of Michigan activities and to his involvement with the Belvedere Club of Charlevoix, Michigan.

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.)
  • Schools -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Photographs.
  • Dow, Earle Wilbur, 1868-1946.
  • University of Michigan. Dept. of History.
  • University of Michigan -- Faculty.
  • Ann Arbor High School (Mich.)
  • Gibson's Photographic Gallery (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
  • Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901.
  • Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916.
  • Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942.
  • Blacker, Robert R., 1845-
  • Bourne, Henry Eldridge, 1862-1946.
  • Clowry, Robert Charles, 1838-1925.
  • Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944.
  • Dixon, Frank Haigh, 1869-1944.
  • Effinger, John Robert, 1869-1933.
  • Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943.
  • Gale, Esson M. (Esson McDowell), 1884-1964.
  • Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895.
  • Hampton, Charles S., 1856-1917.
  • Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943.
  • Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937.
  • McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham, 1861-1947.
  • Markley, Joseph Lybrand, 1859-1930.
  • Pattengill, Henry Romaine, 1852-1918.
  • Reighard, Jacob, 1861-1942.
  • Salmon, Lucy Maynard, 1853-1927.
  • Small, Albion Woodbury, 1854-1926.
  • Wahr, George, 1861-
  • Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945.
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Correspondence [series]
Box   1  
1885-1899 (29 folders)
Box   2  
1900-1904 (22 folders)
Box   3  
1905-1912 (33 folders)
Box   4  
1913-1945 (22 folders)
 
Other papers [series]
Box   4  
1901-1930 (17 folders)
Box   5  
1932
Box   5  
1935-1936
 
University of Michigan [series]
Box   5  
General 1886-1911
Box   5  
General 1912-1913
Box   5  
Michigan Schoolmasters' Club
 
Investments [series]
Box   5  
Stock market 1911-1927
Box   5  
E.B. Cadwell and Company Market Letter 1907-1912 (2 folders)
Box   5  
Hayden, Stone and Company Weekly Market Letter 1914-1915 (2 folders)
 
Miscellaneous [series]
Box   5  
Belvedere Club of Charlevoix, Michigan 1924-1938
Box   5  
Miscellanea 1898-1945
Box   5  
Clippings (9 folders)
Box   5  
Photograph: of students in the chapel of Ann Arbor High School, taken by Gibson Photo, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Additional Descriptive Data
Selective Index to Correspondents
Adams, Herbert Baxter, 1850-1901.
  • Nov. 9, 1894
Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916.
  • Apr. 20, 1900, May 21, 1902
Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942.
  • Oct. 7, 1904, Dec. 21, 1904
Blacker, Robert R., b. 1845.
  • Oct. 6, 1892
Bourne, Henry Eldridge, 1862-1946.
  • Jan. 19, 1904
Clowry, Robert Charles, 1838-1925.
  • Aug. 5, 1904
Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944.
  • July 1895
Dixon, Frank Haigh, 1869-
  • Jan. 11, 1904, Apr. 1898, Sept. 1898
Effinger, John R. (John Robert), 1869-1933.
  • Aug. 1913
Ely, Richard Theodore, 1854-1943.
  • Oct. 1900, Nov. 1900
Gale, Esson McDowell, 1884-
  • Jan. 30, 1914, June 23, 1914, Nov. 3, 1914, June 1927
Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895.
  • May 26, 1894
Hampton, Charles S., 1856-1917.
  • June 16, 1890
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943.
  • June 6, 1902
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937.
  • Oct. 1904
McLaughlin, Andrew Cunningham, 1861-1947.
  • Jan. 1904, Apr. 1904, July 1904, Oct. 1904, 1917, 1927
Markley, Joseph Lybrand, 1859-1930.
  • June 14, 1902, Aug. 9, 1904
Pattengill, Henry Romaine, 1852-1918.
  • May 25, 1892, May 28, 1895
Pattengill, Henry Romaine, 1852-1918.
  • Apr. 27, 1917
Salmon, Lucy Maynard, 1853-1927.
  • Jan. 7, 1913
Small, Albion Woodbury, 1854-1926.
  • July 9, 1904
Wahr, George, b. 1861.
  • June 12, 1898
Ward, Henry Baldwin, 1865-1945.
  • Apr. 5, 1894, May 28, 1895