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Beach, William Edward. Title: William Edward Beach photographs
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (in 5 boxes)
Abstract: William E. Beach was an amateur photographer whose photographs document his hometown of Howell, Michigan and historical sites in other Michigan communities. His collection consists of photographic negatives (with some prints) and albums with prints of historic plaques and markers, statues of famous statesmen and their gravesites, early school buildings, historic houses, gristmills, sawmills, and county courthouses.
Beadle, Frank D., 1899- Title: Frank D. Beadle papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Republican State Senator, 1951-1968, from St. Clair, Michigan, and member of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Scrapbooks of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material detailing his political career; notebooks of speeches; papers relating to the proposed state income tax, 1962-1963; papers concerning the administration of the Blue Water Bridge, 1955-1963; and miscellanea.
Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942 Title: Junius E. Beal Papers
Extent: 15.3 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan, businessman, publisher of Ann Arbor Courier, Republican politician, and regent of University of Michigan. Correspondence, letter books, speeches, newspaper clippings, and photographs; papers (1909-1920) of Michigan Public Domain Commission, of which Beal was a member; papers (1877-1904) concerning Port Huron Gas Light Company; and printed material and miscellanea (1885-1905) concerning League of American Wheelmen and his interest in bicycling.
Beal, Rice Aner, 1823-1883 Title: Rice Aner Beal papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Businessman, of Washtenaw County, Michigan, publisher of Ann Arbor Courier, and chairman of Executive Committee, Michigan Republican Party. Correspondence, account books, business records, receipts, deeds, and other financial records.
Beardsley, Richard K. Title: Richard K. Beardsley papers
Extent: 5.5 linear feet (in 6 boxes)
Abstract: Richard K. Beardsley was a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan from 1947 to 1978 who served several terms as the director of the Center for Japanese Studies. The papers document his anthropological fieldwork in Japan, Spain, and California, and include research and field notes, interviews, questionnaires and surveys in English and Japanese, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence.
Beasley, Mary L. Title: Mary L. Beasley collection
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Detroit resident and president of Unit 7, Detroit Housewives' League. Collection includes scattered issues of Detroit-published African American newspapers and other publications and printed ephemera, a scrapbook with articles about African American business in Detroit, and two photographs.
Beauvais, Francis N., 1918- Title: Francis N. Beauvais papers
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan Engineering School graduate (1937-1941); aeronautical engineer (1941-1945) at Ford Motor Company's Willow Run Bomber Plant; aeronautical engineer (1945-1946) North American Aviation, Inglewood, California; research engineer (1946-1980); Ford Motor Company's Research and Engineering Center, Dearborn, Michigan.
Beckley, Robert Mark, 1934- Title: Robert M. Beckley papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Architect, urban planner, professor and dean of the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, 1987-1997. Records include teaching files, urban design projects in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Bellevue, Washington; and Lake Oswego, Oregon; work with the Genesee Institute and County Land Bank in Michigan; articles; technical and preparatory drawings.
Beebe, Lorraine B. (Lorraine Boekeloo) Title: Lorraine Beebe Papers
Extent: 2.2 linear feet
Abstract: Republican state senator, state coordinator of the Anderson for President campaign in 1980. Papers and photographs relating to her public career and to her interest in women's issues, especially abortion and the Equal Rights Amendment; also relating to her involvement with the President's Committee on Mental Retardation, her political activities and in the state senate; and scrapbook, 1966-1970, detailing political career.
Beekman, Lynwood. Title: Lynwood Beekman papers
Extent: 9.25 linear feet (in 10 boxes)
Abstract: Collection of correspondence, records of committees and organizations, legislation drafts, and research material on the subject of Special Education programs and services, created and used by Lynwood Beekman in his law practice and in drafting of the Michigan Special Education legislation.
Beeton, Alfred Merle, 1927- Title: Alfred Merle Beeton Papers
Extent: 12.66 linear feet
Abstract: Alfred M. Beeton was a professor at the University of Michigan specializing in limnology, the study of the biology, chemistry, and physics of freshwater lakes. The papers reflect Beeton's primary interest in the limnology and preservation of the St. Lawrence Great Lakes, with an emphasis on factors affecting water quality and eutrophication, i.e. the lack of oxygen--and concomitant death of fish--in lakes due to over-enrichment. The papers also highlight Beeton's ongoing interests in the opossum shrimp, Mysis Relicta, and his extensive work as a consultant and administrator on projects relating to these topics.
Begg, Victor. Title: Victor Begg papers
Extent: 1.6 linear feet (in 3 boxes)
Abstract: Collection of records, correspondence, memoranda, issued official statements, and architectural drawings of The Muslim Unity Center of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Michigan and other Islamic organizations in Michigan and the U.S.; correspondence and memoranda, statements and articles written by and about interfaith organizations and projects in Michigan; also correspondence, conference presentations, speeches, and newspaper articles written by and about Victor Begg; reports and articles about Muslim communities in Michigan and in the U.S., politics in the Middle East, interfaith dialogue, and terrorism.
Behee, John Richard. Title: John Richard Behee sound recordings
Extent: 29 audiocassettes
Abstract: Historian of University of Michigan athletics, most notably football. Sound cassettes of interviews with African American athletes regarding their experiences at the University of Michigan.
Behner, Frederick G., 1874-1968 Title: Frederick G. Behner papers, 1893-1924
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Teacher, Inspector of Schools in the Philippine Islands (1901-1905), and Presbyterian clergyman. Papers include biographical information, education and teaching materials, church miscellanea, diaries, correspondence and photographs.
Belcher, Louis D., 1939- Title: Louis D. Belcher papers
Extent: 16 linear feet
Abstract: Mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1978-1985. Mayoralty files and photographs.
Belknap, Ralph Leroy, 1899- Title: Ralph L. Belknap papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of geology at the University of Michigan; Correspondence, journal, photographs, film and other materials relating to the University's 1926-1933 scientific expeditions to Greenland.
Bell, Laird, 1883-1965 Title: Laird Bell papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Chicago attorney; correspondence, speeches, articles, and subject files relating to his public career.
Bell, Margaret, 1888-1969 Title: Margaret Bell papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Correspondence and other files of Margaret Bell, chairman of the Department of Physical Education for Women of the University of Michigan, and physician in the University Health Service. Materials relate to University activities, conferences and speeches, copies of articles and other writings, and photographs.
Belser, Karl J. (Karl Jacob), 1902-1972 Title: Karl J. Belser Papers
Extent: 4.4 linear feet
Abstract: Urban planning specialist. Reports, sketches, and other material relating to the development of the Willow Run Bomber Plant area in Wayne County, Michigan, during World War II; studies of the proposed Detroit Civic Center, 1952; also papers concerning his later work as planning director in Santa Clara County, California; letter from Frank Lloyd Wright; and sketchbooks with drawings and watercolors of buildings and scenes in Europe, the United States, and Taiwan; also photographs of Belser.
Beman, Wooster Woodruff, 1850-1922 Title: Wooster Woodruff Beman papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Instructor at Kalamazoo College, later professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan; correspondence, mathematical papers; and miscellaneous topical files.
BenDor, Jan. Title: Jan BenDor papers
Extent: 9 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor-area women’s rights activist; research files, records related to her involvement in Safe House, an Ann Arbor women’s shelter, and papers related to her involvement in United Auto Workers-Technical Office Professionals Local 1976.
Benford, Harry. Title: Harry Benford papers
Extent: 14.2 linear feet
Abstract: Harry B. Benford was professor and chair of the department of naval architecture and marine engineering at the University of Michigan. The Benford collection includes professional correspondence and topical files relating to his work, teaching, and research.
Bennett, John B. (John Bonifas), 1905-1964 Title: John B. Bennett papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Republican Congressman from Ontonagon in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Correspondence, campaign materials, copies of bills introduced in Congress, and files concerning congressional reapportionment and the problems of the Upper Peninsula.
Bennett, Wells Ira, 1888- Title: Wells Ira Bennett Papers
Extent: 3.4 linear feet
Abstract: Architect, professor and dean of the College of Architecture and Design of the University of Michigan. Professional papers, notebooks, sketches and architectural plans, and files on specific building projects, including work on the Flint campus of the University of Michigan, automobile parking structures, and miscellaneous Ann Arbor and University of Michigan buildings; also records of various state and national architectural accreditation and registration boards, especially the Michigan State Board of Registration for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors; and photographs.
Benninghoff, W. S. Title: William S. Benninghoff papers
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Botany professor and Director of the Matthaei Botanical Gardens at the University of Michigan; records include administrative and research files related to his positions with the university.
Bennish, Gloria. Title: Gloria Bennish collection
Extent: 10 linear feet
Abstract: Founder of the University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society. Sound recordings (tape and disc) of productions, videocassettes, scrapbooks, slides, and posters.
Bentley Historical Library. Title: Bentley Historical Library records
Extent: 79 linear feet
Abstract: The Bentley Historical Library houses the Michigan Historical collections, which documents the history of Michigan; and the University Archives and Records Program, which maintains the historical record of the University of Michigan. Founded in 1935 as the Michigan Historical Collections, directors of the library include Lewis G. Vander Velde, F. Clever Bald, Robert M. Warner, Francis X. Blouin, Jr., and Terrence J. McDonald. The records include administrative files, correspondence, meeting materials, files on exhibits, archived websites, images, audio-visual media, and documentation of special projects such as the Vatican Archives project.
Bentley Historical Library. Title: Bentley Historical Library publications
Extent: 3.7 linear feet
Abstract: The Bentley Historical Library (BHL) houses the Michigan Historical collections, which documents the history of Michigan; and the University Archives and Records Program, which maintains the historical records of the University of Michigan. Founded in 1935 as the Michigan Historical Collections, directors of the library include Lewis G. Vander Velde, F. Clever Bald, Robert M. Warner and Francis X. Blouin, Jr. The publications include annual reports, bulletins, bibliographies, newsletters, and books produced by the BHL using its holdings
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Natural Resources of Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 14 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various organizations whose service is to natural resources of the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Commerce and Industry of Michigan Web Archives
Extent: 23 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various organizations and individuals whose focus is commerce and industry in the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Commercial catalog collection
Extent: 527 items
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Michigan Politicians Portraits collection
Extent: 0.4 linear feet
Abstract: Collection of 26 portraits of Michigan governors, lieutenant governors and senators, scattered between 1885-1982. All portraits except two were autographed by politicians pictured to Charles A. Sink, Michigan Republican politician.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Ethnic and Cultural Communities of Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 57 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various ethnic and cultural communities of the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Postcard Collection
Extent: 10.5 linear feet (in 12 boxes)
Abstract: Postcard views of Michigan cities and the University of Michigan.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Black Action Movement I, II and III select documents
Extent: 55.6 MB (online)
Abstract: Digitized select documents relating to the Black Action Movement (BAM) I, II, and III on the University of Michigan campus, 1970-1987.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Religious Communities of Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 30 web sites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various religious communities of the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Catalogs of Michigan-based automobile companies
Extent: 5 boxes
Abstract: Trade catalogs, brochures and other promotional material produced by Michigan automobile manufacturers, primarily 1905-1935.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Women in Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 6 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various women and women's organizations in the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: University of Michigan Photographs Vertical File
Extent: 11.25 linear feet
Abstract: Photographs collected from various sources, depicting buildings, faculty, students, and other topics relating to the University of Michigan.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community of Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 10 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations in the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Faculty and Staff handbooks (University of Michigan)
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: The collection contains published faculty and staff handbooks the University of Michigan summarizing the policies and practices governing the university's employees from 1973 to the present.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Social Justice in Michigan Web Archive
Extent: 17 archived websites (online; multiple captures)
Abstract: Web collection of websites created by various organizations and individuals whose focus is on social justice and equality in the State of Michigan, archived by the Bentley Historical Library using the California Digital Library Web Archiving Service crawler from 2010-2015 and the Archive-It web archiving service beginning in 2015.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Ann Arbor, Michigan photograph collection
Extent: 2 linear feet (UCCs)
Abstract: Photographs collected from various donors relating to Ann Arbor, Michigan; include photos of buildings (public and private), houses, churches, and schools; also views of the city (by street and area); and miscellaneous photos of local events and activities, school class portraits, and other group portraits.
Bentley Historical Library (collector) Title: Catalogs of Michigan-based motor truck companies
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Collected material on motor trucks, carriages, and wagons produced by Michigan firms primarily between the years 1900 and 1935'
Bentley Historical Library. Polar Bear Project. Title: Bentley Historical Library Polar Bear Project collection
Extent: 0.3 linear feet
Abstract: Documents and correspondence relating to some soldiers in the U.S. 339th Infantry and related units, who fought in northern Russia in 1918-1919, the "Polar Bear Expedition."
Bentley, Alvin M. (Alvin Morell), 1918-1969 Title: Alvin M. Bentley papers
Extent: 104 linear feet
Abstract: Republican congressman form Michigan's Eighth District, 1952-1960, candidate for U.S. Senate, 1960; member U.S. Foreign Service, 1942-1950, delegate to 1962 state constitutional convention; University of Michigan regent and philanthropist. Papers include diaries, correspondence photographs and other material his political career and other varied interests.
Benz, Fred E., -1963 Title: Fred E. Benz motion picture collection
Extent: 62 reels (in 5 boxes)
Abstract: Amateur photographer; sixty-two reels of film shot by Benz on various trips.
Berlin, Lawrence S. Title: Lawrence S. Berlin papers
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor in the University of Michigan School of Education. Subject files relating mainly to his interest in adult and continuing education.
Bernstein, I. A. Title: I. A. Bernstein Papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Biochemist; professor of biological chemistry at the University of Michigan. Bernstein had appointments in the school of public health and the medical school. Research and teaching files relate in part to his research involvement in the PBB investigations in Michigan in the 1970s; also course materials, personal and biographical information, correspondence, and photographs.
Berthelot, Helen W. Title: Helen W. Berthelot papers
Extent: 35.2 linear feet
Abstract: Campaign manager for G. Mennen Williams and official of the Communications Workers of America. Correspondence, schedules and publications concerning politics, election campaigns, 1954-1976, labor, communications satellites, the Democratic Party, and the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services.
Beth Israel Congregation (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: Beth Israel Congregation Jewish Life in Ann Arbor Oral History Project records
Extent: 0.2 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor Congregation founded in 1916. In anticipation of its 100th anniversary in 2016, Beth Israel initiated an oral history project to help tell the story of Jewish life in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Recordings were conducted in April 2013 by StoryCorps, a national non-profit organization dedicated to recording and collecting stories of everyday people. Includes digital recordings of interviews, transcripts, and digital photographs of participants.
Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.) Title: Bethel A.M.E. Church (Detroit, Mich.) records
Extent: 2 microfilms
Abstract: Quarterly conference reports; record books with lists of members, baptisms, marriages, and related information; minute books of trustees and various church groups; scattered historical and background information and photographs.
Bethlehem United Church of Christ (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: Bethlehem United Church of Christ (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Records
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
Abstract: Formerly the Bethlehem Evangelical Church. Minutes of annual congregational meetings, church council and board of trustees meetings, and treasurer's reports; records of the Frauen Vereines, or Ladies Aid Society, and Verein, or the Bethlehem Brotherhood, and the Jugend Vereins, or Youth Fellowship; fundraising materials, miscellaneous printed programs and newsletters, correspondence and clippings; treasurer's book, 1909-1916; and photographs.