G. Mennen Williams papers: 1883-1988 (bulk 1958-1980)
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Miscellaneous files [series]

The Miscellaneous Series brings together a number of files dealing with administrative and ceremonial functions of the governor's office including appointments to various state boards and commission, extradition proceedings, and issuing of proclamations.

 
Personnel [subseries]

The Personnel subseries includes recommendations of individual for various boards and commissions (arranged by name of agency); and files arranged by name of individual. There are smaller files of orders for appointive officers, county agent appointment records and press releases on appointments.

 
Recommendations to Boards and Commissions circa 1949-1957

(alphabetical by name of agency)

Box   530  
A-B
Box   531  
C
Box   532  
C
Box   533  
C
Box   534  
C-E
Box   535  
F-L
Box   536  
L-M
Box   537  
O-R
Box   538  
S-W
Box   539  
W-Z
 
Recommendations to Boards and Commissions circa 1959

(alphabetical by name of agency)

Box   540  
A-J
Box   541  
K-V
Box   542  
W-Z
 
Recommendations to Boards and Commissions circa 1959

(alphabetical by name of agency)

Box   542  
A-C
Box   543  
C-P
Box   544  
P-Z
 
Personnel files

(arranged by name of individual)

Box   545  
A-Z
 
Personnel files

(arranged by name of individual)

Box   546  
A-M
Box   547  
M-Z
 
Personnel files

(arranged by name of individual)

Box   548  
A-E
Box   549  
E-L
Box   550  
L-R
Box   551  
R-Z
 
Miscellaneous Appointment Papers
Box   552  
Orders for Appointive Officers
Box   553  
Orders for Appointive Officers
Box   554  
Miscellaneous
Box   555  
Miscellaneous
Box   556  
County Agents Appointment Files
Box   557  
Press Releases on Appointments
 
Extraditions 1949-1958 [subseries]

The subseries Extraditions, 1949-1958, is arranged chronologically and includes memoranda and official documents regarding extraditions. Also included here are waivers of extraditions, 1949-1958.

Box   558  
1949-1950
Box   559  
1949-1950

(continued)

Box   560  
1949-1950

(continued)

Box   561  
1949-1950

(continued)

Box   561  
1951-1952
Box   562  
1951-1952

(continued)

Box   563  
1951-1952

(continued)

Box   564  
1951-1952

(continued)

Box   565  
1951-1952

(continued)

Box   566  
1953-1954
Box   567  
1953-1954

(continued)

Box   568  
1953-1954

(continued)

Box   569  
1953-1954

(continued)

Box   570  
1953-1954

(continued)

Box   570  
1955-1956
Box   571  
1955-1956

(continued)

Box   572  
1955-1956

(continued)

Box   573  
1955-1956

(continued)

Box   574  
1955-1956

(continued)

Box   574  
1957-1958
Box   575  
1957-1958

(continued)

Box   576  
1957-1958

(continued)

Box   577  
1957-1958

(continued)

Box   578  
1957-1958

(continued)

 
Waivers of Extraditions 1949-1958
Box   579  
1949-1950
Box   580  
1951-1957
Box   581  
1958
 
Orders for Requisitions and Warrants [subseries]

Orders for Requisitions and Warrants.

Box   581  
Orders
Box   582  
Orders
 
Printed Material [subseries]

Printed Material. Arranged chronologically. Includes some materials dated prior to 1949.

Box   583  
; pre-Williams Administration Undated
Box   584  
1943-1950
Box   585  
1951
Box   586  
1952-1953
Box   587  
1954
Box   587  
1955
Box   588  
1955

(continued)

Box   588  
1956
Box   589  
1956

(continued)

Box   590  
1957
Box   591  
1957

(continued)

Box   592  
1958
Box   593  
1958

(continued)

Box   594  
1959
Box   595  
1960
Box   596  
Re: Atomic energy
Box   596  
Re: Mackinac Island State Park
 
Proclamations [subseries]

Proclamations, 1949-1960. Arranged chronologically.

Box   597  
1949-September 1950
Box   598  
October 1950-1951
Box   599  
1952
Box   600  
Miscellaneous 1953-1954
Box   601  
1954
Box   602  
January-August 1955
Box   603  
September 1955-April 1956
Box   604  
May 1956-February 1957
Box   605  
March-December 1957
Box   606  
January-August 1958
Box   607  
September 1958-April 1959
Box   608  
May 1959-March 1960
Box   609  
April-December 1960
 
Nancy Williams Personal [subseries]

The Nancy Williams subseries is comprised of material assembled by Nancy Williams (largely unarranged) much of it of a family or social character, as well as clippings intended to be put with the Williams scrapbooks.

 
Papers

(include family and social correspondence, clippings, and memorabilia)

Box   610  
Papers
Box   611  
Papers

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Box   612  
Papers

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Box   613  
Papers

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Box   614  
Papers

(continued)

Box   615  
Papers

(continued)

 
Programs of Meetings and Celebrations [subseries]

Programs of Meetings and Celebrations subseries consists of programs from various meetings which GMW attended, or to which he received an invitation.

 
Programs

(events which GMW attended, or to which he was invited)

Box   616  
Programs
Box   617  
Programs

(continued)

Box   618  
Programs

(continued)

Box   619  
Programs

(continued)

Box   620  
Programs

(continued)

Box   621  
Programs

(continued)

Box   622  
Programs

(continued)

Box   623  
Programs

(continued)

 
Financial Records [subseries]

The Financial Records subseries is divided into Executive Office and Personal Financial Records, both largely unarranged. The Executive Office records consists of housekeeping records detailing the financial administration of the executive office. The Personal Financial records consist mainly of canceled checks, bank statements, etc.

Box   624  
Executive Office Financial Records
Box   625  
Executive Office Financial Records

(continued)

Box   626  
Executive Office Financial Records

(continued)

 
Personal Financial Records

(include canceled checks and bank statements)

(unarranged)

Box   627  
Personal Financial Records
Box   628  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

Box   629  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

Box   630  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

Box   631  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

Box   632  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

Box   633  
Personal Financial Records

(continued)

 
Governor Personal [subseries]

The series Governor Personal, 1949-1960, includes miscellaneous correspondence, acknowledgments, letters of congratulation from Williams to citizens across the state, Christmas cards, citations, guest books and miscellaneous artifacts.

Box   634  
1949
Box   635  
1949

(continued)

Box   636  
1950
Box   637  
1950

(continued)

Box   638  
1951
Box   639  
1951

(continued)

Box   640  
1951

(continued)

Box   641  
1951

(continued)

Box   642  
1952
Box   643  
1952

(continued)

Box   644  
1952

(continued)

Box   645  
1952

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Box   646  
1952

(continued)

Box   647  
1953
Box   648  
1953

(continued)

Box   649  
1953

(continued)

Box   650  
1954
Box   651  
1954

(continued)

Box   652  
1954

(continued)

Box   653  
1954

(continued)

Box   654  
1954

(continued)

Box   655  
1955
Box   656  
1955

(continued)

Box   657  
1955

(continued)

Box   658  
1955

(continued)

Box   659  
1956
Box   660  
1956

(continued)

Box   661  
1956

(continued)

Box   662  
1956

(continued)

Box   663  
1956

(continued)

Box   664  
1957
Box   665  
1957

(continued)

Box   666  
1957

(continued)

Box   667  
1957

(continued)

Box   668  
1957

(continued)

Box   669  
1958
Box   670  
1958

(continued)

Box   671  
1958

(continued)

Box   672  
1958

(continued)

Box   673  
1958

(continued)

Box   674  
1958

(continued)

Box   675  
1958

(continued)

Box   676  
1959
Box   677  
1959

(continued)

Box   678  
1959

(continued)

Box   679  
1959

(continued)

Box   680  
1959

(continued)

Box   681  
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Box   682  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   683  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   684  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   685  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   686  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   687  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   688  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   689  
1960
Box   690  
1960

(continued)

Box   691  
1960

(continued)

Box   692  
1960

(continued)

Box   693  
1960

(continued)

Box   694  
1960

(continued)

Box   695  
[Box Nos. eliminated]
Box   696  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   697  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   698  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

(continued)

Box   699  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   700  
[Box Nos. eliminated]

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Box   701  
Citations; guest books; Christmas cards
Box   702  
Artifacts
 
Invitations [subseries]

The subseries Invitations, 1951-1960 is arranged chronologically. It includes folders for invitations accepted only. Declinations of invitations have been discarded.

Box   703  
January-July 1951
Box   704  
August-December 1951
Box   705  
January-June 1952
Box   706  
July-December 1952
Box   707  
January-July 1953
Box   708  
August 1953-February 1954
Box   709  
March-July 1954
Box   710  
August 1954-March 1955
Box   711  
April-October 1955
Box   712  
November 1955-May 1956
Box   713  
June 1956-January 1957
Box   714  
February-August 1957
Box   715  
September-December 1957
Box   716  
January-April 1958
Box   717  
April-July 1958
Box   718  
August 1958-February 1959
Box   719  
February 1959-June 1959
Box   720  
July-December 1959
Box   721  
January-May 1960
Box   722  
May-December 1960