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Alawan, Charles Khalil. Title: Charles Khalil Alawan papers
Extent: 0.8 linear feet
Abstract: Charles Khalil Alawan is a leader in the Arab American and American Muslim community of Southeastern Michigan, as well as a leader of the Michigan Republican Party. The collection documents the development of the Islamic Center of America, Dearborn, Michigan, of which Alawan is a founding member, as well as other community activities.
Alawan, Raad. Title: Raad Alawan video collection
Extent: 18 optical discs (DVDs)
Abstract: A Dearborn, Michigan writer and television producer. Collection includes DVDs of the interviews and film footage used in the production of his documentary, "New beginnings: the story of the Islamic Center of America."
Albers, George, 1891- Title: George Albers papers
Extent: 11 items
Abstract: Soldier from Holland, Mich., member of Co. I, 339th U.S. Infantry who served in the Allied intervention in Russia, 1918-1920, the "Polar Bear Expedition." Collection includes diary, 1918-1919; and papers, 1940-1945, of the Howard H. Pellegram Post No. 3734 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars concerning the men and activities of the Polar Bear Expedition.
Albert Kahn Associates. Title: Albert Kahn Associates records
Extent: 166 linear feet (in 180 boxes; textual materials, photographs, and audiovisual materials)
Abstract: Albert Kahn was a Detroit-based architect, active from 1896 to 1942. He founded the firm, Albert Kahn Associated Architects & Engineers, which is today known as Albert Kahn Associates, Inc. He was best known for his industrial design work, including the Ford Motor Company's Highland Park and River Rouge plants; numerous commercial buildings in Detroit such as the Fisher Building, Detroit Athletic Club, and General Motors Building; and much of the University of Michigan's Central Campus, including Angell Hall, the Clements Library, and Hill Auditorium, as well as the Willow Run Bomber Plant near Ann Arbor, Michigan. After Kahn's death in 1942, his architectural firm, Albert Kahn Associates, Inc., has continued to be a worldwide leader in the design of factory buildings that enhance the manufacturing process. The Albert Kahn Associates records are composed of materials produced by Albert Kahn the architect, as well as materials produced by his firm, Albert Kahn Associates, Inc., and include correspondence, company files, photographs, published materials, and architectural drawings.
Albright, William. Title: William Albright Papers
Extent: 52 linear feet (in 83 boxes)
Abstract: William Albright--organist, composer, and University of Michigan faculty member--was born in Indiana in 1944 and died in 1998. Albright earned three music composition degrees from the University of Michigan before becoming a member of the composition faculty at the U. of M. School of Music. Albright is probably best known for his piano and organ performance. He helped to bring about a revival of ragtime, and sought inclusion of ragtime and other types of popular music in many of his compositions. He composed for many single instruments--especially the organ--and ensembles, and for orchestra. He also composed hymns, and was the music director for the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He studied composition with Ross Lee Finney, George Rochberg, and Olivier Messiaen, among others, at Michigan and at summer workshops, and organ with Marilyn Mason. The collection includes biographical materials, correspondence, programs, professional files, University of Michigan School of Music files, and scores and recordings of William Albright works (including notes, sketches, and manuscripts) and works by his friends, students, and teachers.
Alcott, Russell H., 1825-1862 Title: Russell H. Alcott correspondence
Extent: 2 items
Aldrich, Frederick A. Title: Frederick A. Aldrich Papers
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Flint, Michigan resident, officer in the 3rd regiment of the Michigan State Troops (later the National Guard). Correspondence, other papers, and photograph, concerning his activities and the work of the organization.
Aldrich, Robert D., 1920-1983 Title: Robert D. Aldrich Collection
Extent: 17 linear feet
Abstract: Papers and photographs collected by Robert D. Aldrich relating to the history, people and institutions of Concord village in Jackson County, Michigan; include correspondence, diaries, account books and other papers of Concord residents; records of Concord social organizations, businesses, schools, and church and governmental bodies.
Aldridge, John W. Title: John W. Aldridge papers
Extent: 14.4 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan professor of English (1964-1991), director of the Hopwood Program (1975-1988), USIA Special Ambassador to Germany (1972-1973), and esteemed literary critic. Papers (1943-2004) include extensive personal and professional correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts and writings, notes and lecture materials for courses taught, USIA program materials and correspondence, topical files, photographs, and audio-visual recordings.
Alexander, Michael T. Title: Michael T. Alexander papers
Extent: 8 linear feet (in 10 boxes)
Abstract: Michael T. Alexander was a member of the research staff of the University of Michigan's Computing Center and Information Technology Division Research Systems from 1965 to 1996. Collection contains records of Alexander's duties as well as extensive documentation for the Michigan Terminal System, including manuals and systems reports.
Alexander, Robert, 1945- Title: Robert Alexander Papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan political activist and campaign worker on behalf of Human Rights Party and Democratic Party candidates. Files and photographs (circa 1970-1980) relating to the Fred Harris presidential campaign in 1976, the Ed Pierce campaigns for Michigan state office in 1976, 1978, 1980 and 1982, and the Zolton Ferency campaign for governor of Michigan in 1978.
Alford, George Washington, 1828-1863 Title: George Washington Alford papers
Extent: 2 folders
Abstract: Resident of Lawton, Mich., and corporal in Co. D, 6th Michigan Infantry during the Civil War. Letters to his family commenting on his life in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the Civil War. Portrais of Alford and of his wife Ann Maria Stewart Alford.
Alger, Lewis Burton. Title: Lewis B. Alger photograph collection
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Professor of pedagogy at the University of Michigan. Portraits.
All Saints Episcopal Church (Pontiac, Mich.) Title: All Saints Episcopal Church, Pontiac, Michigan oral history project
Extent: 0.7 linear feet
Abstract: Church established in 1837 as Zion Episcopal Church; renamed All Saints' Episcopal Church in 1904. Transcripts and audio cassette originals of interviews taken as part of a church-sponsored project to document the history of some of its Black members, with photographs of the interviewees. Also, photographs of the church building.
Allan, Virginia R. Title: Virginia R. Allan papers
Extent: 8.5 linear feet
Abstract: Wyandotte, Michigan, businesswoman, chairwoman of the President's Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities during the Nixon Administration, later deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs. Papers and photographs relating to her interest in women's rights, the equal rights amendment, Republican Party politics, the activities of International Women's Year, 1975, and the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs.
Allan, Virginia R. Title: Virginia R. Allan oral history interview
Extent: 2 optical discs (CDs)
Allen family. Title: Allen family (Ann Arbor, Mich.) papers
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: John Allen (1797-1851) and Ann I. Allen (1797-1875) co-founded--with Elisha Walker Rumsey and his wife Mary Ann Rumsey-- the city of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan. Correspondence, biographical and family history information, a plat book, and family portraits.
Allen, B. E. (Basil Ernest), 1919- Title: B. E. Allen papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Manager of Woodlands Division of Union Bag-Camp Corporation, Savannah, Georgia, manufacturers of paper, bags, and boxes, and vice president and council member of Society of American Foresters. Correspondence and other materials concerning forest land use and Allen's activities with Society of American Foresters.
Allen, C. F. Title: Second International Congress of Eugenics
Extent: 1 photographs
Allen, D. C., collector Title: D.C. Allen House of David Collection
Extent: 22 linear feet (in 24 boxes)
Abstract: D. C. Allen was a Three Oaks, Michigan book dealer and collector of material on the House of David, an adventist cult founded in England. The leader of this cult was Benjamin Purnell who made Benton Harbor his home and the site of his follower's business activities. The Allen collection (formerly housed at the Wyoming American Heritage Center) consists of most of the publications by and about the Israelite House of David, scattered manuscript materials mainly documenting the colony's business operations and court cases involving Purnell and the colony, and photographs and postcards depicting activities of the colony.
Allen, Elizabeth A. Title: Elizabeth Ann Allen papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Associate Professor in the University of Michigan School of Nursing and Head Nurse of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the 71st Evacuation Hospital in Pleiku during the Vietnam War. Major Elizabeth Allen advocated for veterans, particularly women and African Americans, and campaigned for greater awareness of veterans' issues, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its effect on military families. Materials include personal and family military, financial, and medical records, as well as photographs, digital video content, correspondence, personal writings, and newspaper clippings.
Allen, Emmet O. (Emmet Oliver), 1846-1933 Title: Emmet O. Allen papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Emmet O. and Elizabeth Howell Allen family of Bridgewater Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan. Correspondence concerning daily activities and pioneer life in Kansas and Clinton, Michigan.
Allen, Francis A. Title: Francis A. Allen papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Francis Allen was a professor at the University of Michigan Law School, from 1962 to 1986, and dean of the Law School, from 1966 to 1971. He also taught at Northwestern University, Harvard, the University of Chicago, and the University of Florida. He was chairman of the Attorney General's Commission on Poverty and the Administration of Federal Criminal Justice (1963), and took part in the psychosurgery court case Kaimowitz vs. Department of Mental Health for the State of Michigan, 1972-1979. Papers include a biography and bibliography, correspondence, published and unpublished works, court proceedings of the psychosurgery trial, speeches, other court documents, as well as sample examinations from his various law school courses.
Allied Theatres of Michigan. Title: Allied Theatres of Michigan records
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Trade association of motion picture theatre owners in Michigan, records include minutes of annual meetings and board meetings, committee reports, financial records, scrapbooks and photographs.
Allmendinger family. Title: Allmendinger Family Papers
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor German-American family, owners of the Allmendinger Organ Company which later became the Ann Arbor Organ Company. Correspondence, scrapbooks, family genealogy, photographs concerning family affairs, materials on Helene Allmendinger's radio show, examples of spirit messages received by Helene Allmendinger from deceased family members; information pertaining to the Ann Arbor Organ Company, and family members still living in Germany.
Allured, Paul J. Title: Paul Allured photograph collection
Extent: 1 envelopes
Abstract: Resident of Evart, Mich., Presbyterian minister for Cass City, Mich. Family photographs as well as photographs of the First Presbyterian Church of Evart, Michigan.
Alpha Epsilon Iota. Alpha Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Epsilon Iota, Alpha Chapter (University of Michigan) Records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: University of Michigan chapter of a national women’s medical sorority. Minute books, publications and other organizational records.
Alpha Kappa Alpha. Beta Eta Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Beta Eta Chapter (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan chapter of the historically Black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. The collection includes photographs, event flyers, news articles, yearbook clippings, and documents tracing chapter history.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Eta Iota Omega Chapter (Inkster, Mich.) Title: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Eta Iota Omega Chapter (Inkster, Mich.) records
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: The Eta Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was chartered in Inkster, Michigan on February 6, 1960. The records consist of awards, certificates, histories, and newsletters created by the Eta Iota Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.
Alpha Nu Literary Society (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Nu Literary Society (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan student organization established in 1843 for the "intellectual improvement of its members." Members presented literary papers, held debates, and issued a manuscript periodical entitled "The Sybil." The record group consists of organizational records and “The Sybil.”
Alpha Omega Alpha. Alpha Chapter of Michigan. Title: Alpha Omega Alpha, Alpha Chapter of Michigan, Records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Honor society at the University of Michigan Medical School. Meeting minutes, receipts, correspondence and published books of the Alpha Omega Alpha order, Alpha Chapter of Michigan.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Phi Alpha, Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) photographs collection
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Photographs relating to the founding of the Alpha Phi Alpha, Epsilon Chapter at the University of Michigan.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Phi Alpha, Epsilon Chapter (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: History, administrative records, topical files, and photographs largely relating to activities of Afro-American students at the University of Michigan.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter Title: Alpha Phi Alpha, Theta Zeta Lambda Chapter records
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. (est. 1906) is the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity that was established by and for African American men. The Theta Zeta Lambda chapter, incorporated on January 23, 1962, is an alumni chapter based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and serves the Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and larger Metro Detroit area. Watson A. Young (1915-2010) was a member of Theta Zeta Lambda and a prominent African American physician in the area. This collection primarily documents the activities of the Theta Zeta Lambda chapter in the larger Ann Arbor-Detroit area, as well as Dr. Watson A. Young's activities as a member.
Alpha Phi Omega. Gamma Pi Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Pi Chapter. (University of Michigan) publications
Extent: 0.75 linear feet
Abstract: Alpha Phi Omega is a national service fraternity. This collection of publications from the Gamma Pi chapter at the University of Michigan includes a guide to the university created by the fraternity, chapter newsletters, many issues of the chapter's biannual publication Pi Filling, and several programs from the fraternity's banquets.
Alpha Phi Omega. Gamma Pi Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Phi Omega, Gamma Pi Chapter (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: National service fraternity founded on the principles of the Boy Scouts of America and opened to women in 1976. Minute books, officer's reports, correspondence, records of service projects, publications, scrapbooks and photographs.
Alpha Rho Chi (Fraternity). Iktinos Chapter (University of Michigan) Title: Alpha Rho Chi (Fraternity) Iktinos Chapter records
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan chapter of an architecture student fraternity. Minutes, 1909-1931, of Architectural Society, a University of Michigan group; minutes, newsletters, and other materials of Iktinos Chapter of Alpha Rho Chi; and collected material relating to activities of national office.
Alphadelphia Association. Title: Alphadelphia Association Records
Extent: 3 microfilms
Abstract: Communitarian society located near Kalamazoo, Michigan. Constitution, census, membership records, reports of committees, labor records, financial accounts, minutes of directors, correspondence and miscellaneous papers.
Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam (1965 : Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam records and sound recordings
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: An international conference on Alternative Perspectives on Vietnam held at the University of Michigan, Sept. 14-18, 1965. Correspondence, minutes, clippings, printed materials, and sound recordings.