Wendell E. Hulcher papers: 1959-1971
Summary Information
Title: Wendell E. Hulcher papers
Creator: Hulcher, Wendell E. (Wendell Ellsworth), 1922-1999
Dates: 1959-1971
Extent: 35 linear feet, 1 oversize folder
Location: Portions located in offsite storage; prior notification required for access.
Abstract:
Ann Arbor, Michigan, Republican city councilman, 1960-1964; mayor, 1965-1969, and deputy director of the U.S. Office of Intergovernmental Relations; councilman and mayoralty files; also materials concerning his activities with several U.S. government agencies and Florida Southern College.
Call number: 851517 Aa 2; UAm
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 Wendell E. Hulcher (donor no. 4726).

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open to research.

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Copyright:

Wendell Hulcher has transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

[item], folder, box, Wendell E. Hulcher papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan


Biography

Wendell E. Hulcher was Republican mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan serving from 1965 to 1969. He had previously served as a city councilman, 1960-1964. After leaving office in 1969, Hulcher served as deputy director in the US Office of Intergovernmental Relations, 1969 to 1971, and as a staff member of the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission. From 1979 until his retirement in 1993, Hulcher was a professor of business and economics at Florida Southern College. Wendell Hulcher died in 1999.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The Hulcher collection consists primarily of files created while serving as city councilman, 1960-1964, and as mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1965-1969. Some of the topics confronting city government at that time included the Fair Housing Ordinance and the work of the Human Relations Commission, revision of the zoning ordinance and the sign ordinance, Police-Community Relations, and relation with the University of 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.)
  • Mayors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • City planning -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Housing -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1961-1970.
  • Municipal government -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
  • Michigan -- Politics and government -- 1951-
  • Ann Arbor (Mich.)
  • Ann Arbor (Mich.) -- Mayors.
  • Automobiles.
  • Mayors -- Michigan -- Ann Arbor.
  • Politics and government -- 1961-1970.
  • Rites and ceremonies.
  • Photographs.
  • Agnew, Spiro T., 1918-1996.
  • Florida Southern College.
  • Hulcher, Wendell Elsworth, 1922-
  • Republican Party (Mich.)
  • Hulcher, Wendell Elsworth, 1922-
Contents List
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Container / Location Title
 
Mayoralty files [series]
 
Topical File 1965-1969 [subseries]
Box   1  
Accomplishments 1965
Box   1  
Administrator
Box   1  
Airport
Box   1  
All America Cities Award
Box   1  
American Legion
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Area Foundation
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Art Association
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Citizens Council
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Citizens Safety and Traffic Council
Box   1  
Ann Arbor City Employees (A.F.S.C.M.E. Local 369)
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Civic Housing Development Corporation
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Garden Club
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Historical Commission (Convention of Assent)
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Independent Housing, Inc.
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Junior Chamber of Commerce (Jaycees)
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Public Library
Box   1  
Ann Arbor School Board
Box   1  
Ann Arbor Township Citizens' Development Council
Box   1  
Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Urban Area. Policy Committee
Box   1  
Annual Reports
Box   1  
Assessor
Box   1  
Atlanta Trip (Martin Luther King funeral)
Box   1  
Atomic Energy Commission
Box   1  
Attorney
Box   1  
Belize, British Honduras (Sister City)
Box   1  
Biographical Data
Box   1  
Blue Ribbon Committee on Finance
Box   2  
Board of Realtors
Box   2  
Board of Supervisors
Box   2  
Board of Supervisors Social Service Program
Box   2  
Bond Issue (1966)
Box   2  
Brochures-Miscellaneous
Box   2  
Building Authority
Box   2  
Building and Safety Department
Box   2  
Carport-Maynard and William
Box   2  
Central Business District High Rise and Parking Ordinance
Box   2  
Central Services
Box   2  
Charter Amendment Committee
Box   2  
City Clerk
Box   2  
City-Township Relations
Box   2  
Civic Art Committee
Box   2  
Civic Functions (4 folders)
Box   3  
Civil Defense
Box   3  
Civil Rights Commission
Box   3  
Civil Rights Coordinating Council
Box   3  
Clean Up-Paint Up-Fix Up Committee
Box   3  
Code Coordinator (Complaints)
Box   3  
Community Antenna Television
Box   3  
Community College
Box   3  
Conference on Natural Beauty 1966
Box   3  
Conference on Natural Beauty 1967
Box   3  
Conference on Religion and Race
Box   3  
Council
Box   3  
Council Chaplains
Box   3  
Council of Churches
Box   3  
Dar Es Salaam delegation visit
Box   3  
Dean Promenade
Box   3  
Economic Development and Manpower Commission
Box   3  
Economic Opportunity Act
Box   3  
Efficiency Study Committee (2 folders)
Box   3  
Efficiency Study Committee (Financing Material)
Box   3  
Elm Spray Program
Box   3  
Fair Housing Ordinance
Box   3  
Fire Department
Box   3  
Florida-Farm City Week
Box   3  
Forest Avenue Relocation
Box   3  
Fourth and Washington Carport
Box   3  
French Dukes (drill team)
Box   3  
Fuller-Geddes Parkway
Box   3  
Gay Jay Nursery School
Box   3  
Goals Committee
Box   3  
Goals Conference
Box   3  
Governor's Conferences
Box   3  
Great Lakes Project
Box   3  
Health Department
Box   3  
Hillside Terrace
Box   4  
Housing
Box   4  
Housing Commission (4 folders)
Box   4  
Housing Conference
Box   4  
Human Relations Commission (2 folders)
Box   4  
Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority
Box   4  
Huron Parkway
Box   4  
Huron River Watershed Council
Box   4  
International Center
Box   4  
Israel-Arab Relief
Box   4  
Job Corps
Box   4  
Job Opportunities
Box   4  
Junior Achievement
Box   4  
Junior Councilmen
Box   4  
Juvenile Jury
Box   4  
Kiwanis Club
Box   4  
Law Enforcement Conference 1967
Box   4  
League of Women Voters
Box   4  
Legal Aid Society
Box   4  
Liquor Commission
Box   4  
Low Cost Housing
Box   4  
Market Commission
Box   4  
Mayor's Meetings
Box   4  
Mayor's Prayer Breakfast
Box   4  
Medicare Alert
Box   4  
Metropolitan Fund
Box   5  
Metropolitan Fund (2 folders)
Box   5  
Michigan Conference of Mayors
Box   5  
Michigan Legislature
Box   5  
Michigan Municipal League
Box   5  
Michigan Municipal League Convention 1966
Box   5  
Michigan Municipal League Convention 1967
Box   5  
Michigan State Council for the Arts
Box   5  
Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Box   5  
Michigan Week 1965
Box   5  
Michigan Week 1966
Box   5  
Michigan Week 1967
Box   5  
Michigan Week 1968
Box   5  
Mill Creek Impoundment
Box   5  
Miscellaneous Letters (3 folders)
Box   6  
Model Cities
Box   6  
Motorcycles
Box   6  
National League of Cities (6 folders)
Box   6  
Natural Resources Committee
Box   6  
North Central Ave.
Box   6  
Northbelt
Box   6  
Notices
Box   6  
Optimist Club
Box   6  
Parking
Box   6  
Parks and Recreation Department
Box   6  
People to People Program (6 folders)
Box   7  
People to People Program
Box   7  
Perry Nursery School
Box   7  
Personnel
Box   7  
Peru
Box   7  
Pittsfield Township
Box   7  
Planning Commission
Box   7  
Police-Community Relations Committee
Box   7  
Police Department (3 folders)
Box   7  
Poor Peoples Support Committee
Box   7  
Proclamations
Box   8  
Proclamations (4 folders)
Box   8  
Project Head Start
Box   8  
Project 74
Box   8  
Project Transition
Box   8  
Public Relations Ideas
Box   8  
Public Works Department
Box   8  
Radio Releases
Box   8  
Recreation Advisory Board
Box   8  
Red Cross
Box   8  
Report on Citizens Choice and Control
Box   8  
Report-Year End 1966
Box   8  
Report-Year End 1967
Box   8  
Report-Year End 1968
Box   8  
Reports-Miscellaneous
Box   8  
Resolutions of Appreciation
Box   8  
Resumé Forms
Box   8  
Retirement System
Box   8  
Rockefeller, Nelson (Presidential Campaign)
Box   8  
Saturday Appointments
Box   8  
Selective Service Board
Box   8  
Senior Citizens
Box   8  
Sesquicentennial of the University 1967 (2 folders)
Box   9  
Sign Ordinance
Box   9  
South University Businessmen's Association
Box   9  
Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (S.E.M.C.O.G.)
Box   9  
Speech-Material
Box   9  
State of Michigan
Box   9  
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Box   9  
Talks (Thought Starters)
Box   9  
Taxicab Board
Box   9  
Time Airlines
Box   9  
Togo, Africa, (Dr. Nathaniels)
Box   9  
Traffic and Safety Department
Box   9  
Transportation (2 folders)
Box   9  
Transportation Authority
Box   9  
Travel Agencies
Box   9  
Treasurer
Box   9  
Underground Utilities
Box   9  
Unions
Box   9  
United Fund
Box   9  
United Nations
Box   9  
U.S. Conference of Mayors
Box   9  
U.S. Conference of Mayors- Convention 1966
Box   9  
U.S. Conference of Mayors- Convention 1967 (2 folders)
Box   9  
U.S. Conference of Mayors- Convention 1968
Box   9  
U.S. House of Representatives
Box   9  
U.S. Senate
Box   9  
University-City Relations (2 folders)
Box   9  
University Microfilms
Box   9  
University of Michigan
Box   10  
University of Michigan
Box   10  
University of Michigan-Extension Service
Box   10  
University of Michigan-Orientation Program
Box   10  
University of Michigan-World's Fair
Box   10  
University Record
Box   10  
Urban Coalition
Box   10  
Urban Renewal
Box   10  
Utilities Department
Box   10  
Veda, Inc.
Box   10  
Veteran's Day
Box   10  
Vietnam Committee
Box   10  
Washtenaw County Planning Commission
Box   10  
Washtenaw County Road Commission
Box   10  
Welcome Wagon
Box   10  
Welfare Department
Box   10  
WOIA
Box   10  
Wolverine Girls' State
Box   10  
Workable Program (2 folders)
Box   10  
YM-YWCA
Box   10  
Youth Commission
Box   10  
Youth Employment Program
Box   10  
Youth In Government Day 1965
Box   10  
Zoning Board of Appeals
Box   10  
Zwerdling, Isias (90th Birthday)
 
City Council Minutes, Reports and Correspondence [subseries]
Box   10  
April-August, 1965
Box   11  
September 1965-January 1966
Box   12  
February-July 1966
Box   13  
August-December 1966
Box   14  
January-May 1967
Box   15  
June-October 1967
Box   16  
November 1967-March 1968
Box   17  
April-July 1968
Box   18  
August-December 1968
Box   19  
January-April 1969
 
Other materials [subseries]
Box   20  
Appointments to Boards and Commissions
Box   20  
Mayoral Campaign File 1965
Box   21  
Mayoral Campaign File 1967
Box   21  
City Budgets 1964/1965-1966/1967
Box   22  
City Budgets 1967/1968-1968/1969
Box   22  
Michigan Municipal League 1968-1969
Box   22  
Committee of One Hundred (Southeast Michigan local government leaders) 1965-1966
Box   22  
Housing Commission. Referendum 1965
Box   22  
Sign Ordinance 1966
Box   22  
European Trip 1966
Box   23  
Vice President's Conference for Mayors 1965
Box   23  
Christmas Letters 1965-1968
Box   23  
Boy Scouts 1969
Box   23  
Governor George Romney Visit 1968
Box   23  
President Richard Nixon Inaugural 1969
Box   23  
Bermuda Trip 1968
Box   23  
Governor's Special Commission on Urban Problems 1967
Box   23  
Honorary Awards
Box   23  
Urban Coalition 1968-1969
Box   23  
Miscellaneous Reports
Box   23  
Redirection of State Resources 1968-1969
Box   24  
U.S. Conference of Mayors 1968
Box   24  
National League of Cities 1968
Box   24  
Urban Crises Conference 1968
Box   24  
Water Resources 1968
Box   24  
Draft of Annual Report 1968
Box   24  
Blue Ribbon Committee on Financing City Services 1968
Box   24  
Miscellaneous Mayoral Papers
Box   25  
Miscellaneous Mayoral papers
Box   26  
Miscellaneous published reports
Box   34  
Notebooks concerning local Republican Party affairs 1965-1969 (1 volume, 1 folder)
Box   34  
Ann Arbor Register of guests to the city
Box   34  
Papers concerning testimony before U.S. Subcommittee on Fiscal Policy 1967
Box   34  
Ann Arbor miscellanea
Box   34  
Mayoral miscellanea
Box   34  
Personal and biographical
Box   34  
Neighborhood Business Revitalization Office, Small Business Administration
Box   34  
Photographs

(see also oversize folder)

 
Ann Arbor City Councilman's file [series]
Box   27  
City Council file 1960-1964
Box   27  
Campaigns 1960, 1962
Box   27  
Scrapbooks concerning city elections and council activities 1959-1960
Box   28  
Fair Housing Ordinance and Human Relations Commission 1960-1963
Box   29  
New Zoning Law 1961-1963
Box   29  
City Budget 1963-1964
Box   29  
Municipal Airport 1962-1963
Box   29  
Sewage Disposal 1961-1962
Box   29  
Water Supply Facilities 1962
Box   29  
Miscellaneous papers and newspaper clippings
 
Post-Mayoralty papers and miscellaneous [series]
Box   30  
Office of Intergovernmental Relations file 1969-1971
Box   31  
Office of Intergovernmental Relations file 1969-1971

(continued)

Box   32  
Office of Intergovernmental Relations file 1969-1971

(continued)

Box   33  
Office of Intergovernmental Relations file 1969-1971

(continued)

Box   34  
Office of Intergovernmental Relations file 1969-1971

(continued)

Box   35  
ICC Rail Service Planning Office
Box   35  
New Federalism
Box   35  
Federalism Seventy-Six, Inc.
Box   35  
Florida Southern College
Box   35  
Notes concerning Cabinet meeting 1969
Box   35  
Published articles by WEH