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Coakley, James F. Title: James F. Coakley papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: James F. Coakley was an assistant professor in the Department of Speech at the University of Michigan from 1966 to1971. Focusing mainly in theatre and literary interpretation, he was responsible for directing and managing many of the plays that were put on by the University Players during his time at the University of Michigan. Notable productions include The Homecoming, Lysistrata, Much Ado About Nothing, and Arthur Miller's After the Fall. Includes photographs from a 1967 production of After the Fall where Arthur Miller was present. Also scrapbooks, photos, and slides from other productions by the University of Michigan's University Players during 1966-1971.
Cogswell, Everett C. Title: Everett C. Cogswell postcards
Extent: 2 digital files (2.66 MB)
Abstract: Papers of a soldier who served as a cook in the 310th Engineer Regiment, Company B during the American intervention in North Russia, 1918-1920.
Cohen, Carl, 1931- Title: Carl Cohen papers
Extent: 68 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of Philosophy at The University of Michigan; correspondence; records of University of Michigan and other organizational activities; articles, books, and speeches; and topical files.
Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987 Title: Wilbur J. Cohen papers
Extent: 18.5 linear feet
Abstract: Dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan, 1969-1978. Earlier served in Franklin D. Roosevelt administration where he was a key figure in establishing the Social Security program and was Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare under Lyndon Johnson. Records consist of Dean's files; working files, 1978, relating to his work with the Governor's Task Force on Prevention and Investigation of Abuse in State Institutions; papers relating to the Summit Conference on Inflation, 1974; and files concerning involvement with school desegregation cases in Detroit and Kalamazoo, Michigan; also photographs.
Colburn, Cleo M., 1895- Title: Cleo M. Colburn papers
Extent: 1 folder
Abstract: Soldier from Fruitport, 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 a diary, article from The Literary Digest, and newspaper clipping describing his combat experiences in Russia.
Colby, Walter F. (Walter Francis), 1880- Title: Walter F. Colby papers
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of physics at the University of Michigan; personal and collected material.
Cole, David E. Title: David E. Cole papers
Extent: 48 linear feet
Abstract: Chairman of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and previously Director of the University of Michigan’s Office of Automotive Transportation (OSAT). Collection documents Cole’s activities as the Director of OSAT and his consulting work.
Cole, Robert E. Title: Robert E. Cole Papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Director of the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan; co-head with Keiichi Oshima of the Joint United States/Japanese Automotive Study. Background files; reports; and records relating to meetings, surveys, and fieldwork of the joint study.
Cole, Sandra S., 1937- Title: Sandra S. Cole papers
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Sandra S. Cole is a sexologist and professor (retired) at the University of Michigan School of Medicine. This collection documents Cole’s transgender advocacy, including the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Gender Services Program, the inclusion of gender identity in the non-discrimination policies of the University of Michigan and the City of Ann Arbor, and her presentations, public appearances, and consultation work on transgender issues in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
Coleman, Creighton R., 1912- Title: Creighton R. Coleman Papers
Extent: 2.3 linear feet
Abstract: Assistant chief of the decartelization branch, economics division in the Office of Military Government for Germany (US), 1946-1948; later Republican state senator from Marshall, Calhoun County, Michigan, 1949-1956. Reports, correspondence, memoranda, and photographs concerning his work in Germany; also miscellaneous files detailing his activities in the state legislature.
Coleman, Mary S., 1914- Title: Mary S. Coleman Papers
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Battle Creek attorney, justice, later chief justice of the Michigan Supreme Court. Correspondence, clippings, speeches, and topical files relating primarily to the ceremonial, out-of-court, responsibilities of a supreme court justice, and to her election campaigns in 1971 and 1980; also files concerning her interest in juvenile justice and the reapportionment of the Michigan Legislature and miscellaneous photographs.
Collegiate Sorosis (University of Michigan) Title: Collegiate Sorosis (University of Michigan) records
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan sorority, records include a history, minutes of meetings, records of Sorosis House, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs.
Coller, Frederick A. Title: Frederick A. Coller reprints of articles on medical subjects, 1924-1955
Extent: 1 box
Abstract: Professor of surgery in the University of Michigan Medical School. Reprints of articles
Collins, John J. (John Joseph), 1935- Title: John J. Collins Papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Chairman of the Democratic State Central Committee of Michigan. Correspondence and campaign material concerning the activities of the Democratic Party and the gubernatorial campaign of John Swainson in 1962.
Committee for Responsible Tax Reform. Title: Committee For Responsible Tax Reform records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Michigan citizens group established in support of proposal B relating to the reform of public school financing on the 1989 state ballot. Reports, surveys, minutes, correspondence, and audio and visual materials.
Common Cause in Michigan. Title: Common Cause in Michigan Records
Extent: 16.75 linear feet (in 17 boxes)
Abstract: Record group consists of Administration, Office Reference, and Reforms subgroups; files relate to lobbying efforts on behalf of campaign reform, ethics in politics, lobbying reform.
Community Action on Substance Abuse. Title: Community Action on Substance Abuse Records
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Community Action on Substance Abuse (CASA) was an Ann Arbor-based, non-profit organization of volunteer parents, educators and service groups. CASA’s mission was to educate adolescents in the community about the risks of using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and to encourage adolescents to live drug free. The records consist of CASA organizational materials – meeting minutes, annual reports and more – publicity and prevention materials, program information, Ann Arbor-area and national substance abuse resources, conference materials, local drug use surveys, fundraising materials, VHS and cassette tapes, and photographs and other items from Ann Arbor’s Drug Free Schools drug prevention art contests.
Community Farm of Ann Arbor. Title: Community Farm of Ann Arbor records
Extent: 0.6 linear feet
Abstract: Formed in 1988, the Community Farm of Ann Arbor is a member-owned, farmer-operated Community Supported Agriculture farm committed to biodynamic growing practices. Records consists primarily of meeting minutes, budgets, correspondence, promotional leaflets and flyers, newsletters, and newspaper clippings.
Comparative Studies in Society and History. Title: Comparative Studies in Society and History records
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Comparative Studies in Society and History (CSSH ) is an international quarterly journal founded by Sylvia Thrupp in 1958. Its goal was to bring together specialists in all branches of the social sciences and humanities to create truly comparative scholarship, review articles and books, and to bring readers in touch with current findings and issues across disciplines. These records document the CSSH during Sylvia Thrupp's tenure as editor from 1956 to 1974. The bulk of the material consists of correspondence between journal contributors (scholars, editors, publishers) and the CSSH staff as well as administrative records covering 1956 to 1980.
Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949 Title: William A. Comstock Papers
Extent: 14 linear feet
Abstract: Alpena, Michigan, businessman, University of Michigan regent and Democratic governor of Michigan, 1933-1934; correspondence, diaries, business papers, and other items, concerning Democratic party affairs, state and national elections, real estate and financial transactions, and photographs.
Conant family. Title: Conant Family papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: The Conant Family papers trace several generations of the Conant family in Van Buren Township, Wayne County and Salem Township, Washtenaw County. The collection contains Civil War correspondence, general family correspondence spanning a period of 130 years, warranty deeds regarding the Conant farmstead, genealogical research, photographs and negatives.
Conlin, Rollo G., 1903-1974 Title: Rollo G. Conlin Papers
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: Republican state representative from Tipton, Michigan, 1945-1967; member of the House Ways and Means Committee; chairman of the Committee on General Taxation; the State Tax Study Commission, 1957-1959; and the Joint House and Senate Committee on Constitutional Implementation. Correspondence, reports, subject files, sound recordings, and other papers largely relating to problems of state taxation in the administrations of G. Mennen Williams and John B. Swainson.
Conn, Jerome W., 1907-1994 Title: Jerome W. Conn papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Professor internal medicine and director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Michigan. Conn was discoverer of Primary Aldosteronism (Conn's Syndrome) and its cure through the surgical removal of the adrenal tumor. The collection has been divided into three series: personal, professional, and topical files. The collection includes correspondence, research files and notes, subject files, published materials, and photographs relating to his research and other professional activities.
Connable, Alfred B. (Alfred Barnes), 1904- Title: Alfred B. Connable papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Republican regent of the University of Michigan. Files and photographs relating to his election campaigns, his regental activities, especially as member of the Association of Governing Boards of State Universities and Allied Institutions; also papers concerning his work as price specialist with the Office of Price Administration during World War II, and as Michigan campaign manager for Wendell Willkie, 1943-1944.
Constantinides, Kathy, 1936- Title: Kathy and Angelos Constantinides papers
Extent: 1.1 linear feet
Construction Innovation Forum. Title: Construction Innovation Forum records
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: International non-profit organization established in 1987 to recognize innovations in the construction industry that improve the quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of construction. Administrative records, including minutes and reports; planning documents; nomination files for the NOVA Award; and visual material relating to award ceremonies.
Contemporary History Project (The New Left in Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: Contemporary History Project (The New Left in Ann Arbor, Mich.) transcripts of oral interviews
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Transcripts of oral history project relating to the political and social protests of the 1950s and 1960s, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Converse, Philip E., 1928- Title: Philip E. Converse papers
Extent: 11.5 linear feet
Abstract: Social psychologist and political scientist, professor of sociology and political science at the University of Michigan, and director of the University's Institute for Social Research. Series include biography; writings and lectures; correspondence; teaching materials; study materials; conferences, professional associations and committees; administrative files; grant proposals; and photographs.
Cook Brothers Printing Company (Hastings, Mich.) Title: Cook Brothers Printing Company (Hastings, Mich.) records
Extent: 30 oversize volumes
Abstract: Publishers of the Hastings Banner; financial records.
Cook, Ann Bradford. Title: Ann Bradford Cook papers
Extent: 0.25 linear feet
Abstract: Photographs and printed material regarding the Martha Cook building on the University of Michigan campus, from Ann Cook, grandniece of benefactor William W. Cook.
Cook, Marshall L., 1858-1955 Title: Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Editor and publisher, with his brother, William Randolph Cook, of the Hastings Banner in Hastings, Michigan. Correspondence, 1893-1941, relating to operations of their paper and other business enterprises, including material concerning Republican politics, the temperance movement, their activities and interest in the Rotary Club, the Salvation Army, and the Young Men's Christian Association.
Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929 Title: Charles Horton Cooley papers
Extent: 7 linear feet (in 9 boxes)
Abstract: Professor of sociology at University of Michigan. Papers contain correspondence, including letters, 1881-1884, written to his family while traveling in Europe, and correspondence with his parents, Mary E. and Thomas M. Cooley, and his wife, Elsie Jones Cooley; addresses, notes, essays, book reviews, notes and material for sociology courses; student notebook, 1893-1894, on lectures given by John Dewey; diary of a trip through the Smokey Mountains in 1883; and journals detailing his personal thoughts and tracing the evolution of his ideas on sociology and democracy; and photographs.
Cooley, Ernest Linwood, 1856-1928 Title: Ernest L. Cooley Papers
Extent: 5 linear feet
Abstract: Chicago, Illinois engineer. Personal and business papers, notes, reports, and correspondence, much of it with his brother Mortimer E. Cooley and Chase S. Osborn; include material concerning the Cooley family genealogy, water engineering projects, the Hudson Bay Co., 1850-1908, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and Mortimer E. Cooley's race for the U.S. Senate in 1924.
Cooley, Lyman Edgar, 1850-1917 Title: Lyman E. Cooley papers
Extent: 4 linear feet
Abstract: Chicago, Illinois engineer, editor The American Engineer, member of the International Deep Waterways Commission. Professional correspondence relating to the Chicago Drainage Canal, the St. Lawrence Waterway, the Lakes-to-the-Gulf Deep Waterway Association, the controversy over the location of an isthmian canal between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, 1897-1898, and other public works consulting projects.
Cooley, Mary Elizabeth. Title: Mary Elizabeth Cooley papers
Extent: 0.5 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Assistant to the director of the Hopwood Awards program at the University of Michigan; correspondence relating in part to her research into the life and career of American admiral and explorer, Charles Wilkes.
Cooley, Mortimer E. (Mortimer Elwyn), 1855-1944 Title: Mortimer E. Cooley Papers
Extent: 66.5 linear feet
Abstract: Dean of the College of Engineering of the University of Michigan; correspondence, letter books, appraisals and reports, lectures, blueprints, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other materials concerning his activities as dean of the College of Engineering, engineer for the U.S.S. Yosemite in the Spanish American War, chairman of the Block Signal and Train Control Board, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in 1924, and coordinator for the P.W.A. in Michigan in 1933-1935; also genealogical materials on the Cooley family.
Cooley, Thomas McIntyre, 1824-1898 Title: Thomas M. Cooley Papers
Extent: 9 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of Law and American History at the University of Michigan, Michigan Supreme Court Justice, and chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission. Papers include correspondence, diaries, lectures, notes and photographs.
Coombs, Clyde Hamilton, 1912- Title: Clyde H. Coombs Papers
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: Founder of the mathematical psychology program at the University of Michigan; correspondence, lectures, student notebooks, teaching files, and writing and research material.
Coon, Minor J. Title: Minor J. Coon papers
Extent: 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: Professor and Chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry at the University of Michigan. Coon was internationally recognized for his pioneering research in P450 enzymes. Papers include topical files containing biographical and professional records, including reviews of the biological chemistry department from 1970-1988, awards, honorary degrees, lectureships, and programs. Also includes photographs that span Coon's 47-year career at the University of Michigan, with a focus on awards received.
Coons, Dorothy H., 1914- Title: Dorothy H. Coons papers
Extent: 2.5 linear feet (in 3 boxes)
Abstract: Gerontologist at the Institute of Gerontology of the University of Michigan, specializing in Alzheimer's Disease and the training and education of people working with the elderly. Professional papers, including correspondence, subject files, papers and reports, and files relating to workshops and symposia attended; Alzheimer's Disease research files; photographs; and other audio-visual materials.
Cope, Helen Gibson, collector Title: Helen Gibson Cope Collection
Extent: 1.0 linear foot (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Collection of papers related to Jones-McDonald-Gibson-Cope families of Macomb County, Michigan. Genealogical chart, marriage certificate, high school diploma, photographic scrapbook, family correspondence and two different drafts of a compiled history for James Jones and his family descendants, spanning the years 1867 -- 1987. This collection is related to the James Henry McDonald family collection, which is also held at Bentley Historical Library.
Copeland, Royal S. (Royal Samuel), 1868-1938 Title: Royal S. Copeland Papers
Extent: 37 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of homoeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and director of Flower Hospital, New York City Commissioner of Public Health, and Democratic U. S. Senator from New York, 1923-1938. Personal and medical correspondence, speeches, scrapbooks containing food and health articles, photographs, and other papers concerning his medical and political interests. Correspondents include: Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Alfred E. Smith.
Copp, Charlotte. Title: Charlotte Copp papers
Extent: 0.5 linear feet
Abstract: Civic activist opposed to tax limitation programs and initiatives and supportive of maintaining existing tax rates and levels of state services. Files detailing her work with such organizations as Citizens Opposed to Slick Tax Schemes, Citizens to Save Our State, Promote Michigan, and Michigan Tax Information Council.
Core Technology Alliance. Title: Core Technology Alliance records
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: The Core Technology Alliance was a collaborative network of advanced technology facilities established as a part of the Michigan Life Sciences Corridor to advance investment in biotechnology and business development in Michigan. The University of Michigan was one of the member institutions. The records date from 2001 to 2008 and are primarily made up of administrative files, reports and board of directors meeting minutes detailing the operation of the Alliance.
Cornelius, Louis A., 1870-1951 Title: Louis A. Cornelius papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Grand Rapids, Michigan, businessman; scrapbooks relating to business and Masonic activities and to his civic activities.
Corsa, Leslie, 1920- Title: Leslie Corsa papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Population planning director of Center for Population Planning at the University of Michigan. Diaries, correspondence, research on population planning in China, faculty minutes and general files for Center and Department of Population Planning; also materials relating to the School of Public Health.
Corson, William D. Title: William D. Corson Papers
Extent: 0.42 linear feet
Abstract: Soldier with the 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. War-related documents, including bills, orders and passes, and pension applications; also financial materials, 1901-1902, relating to his involvement in the Ann Arbor Gun Club; and photographs.
Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979 Title: Charles E. Coughlin Sermons and Sunday Evening Radio Addresses
Extent: 100 items (approximate)
Abstract: Published sermons and Sunday evening radio addresses
Council About Parochiaid. Title: Council About Parochiaid records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Michigan organization formed to oppose public aid to non-public schools and students, variously known as CAP, and the Council Against Parochiaid. Minutes of meetings, correspondence, and other materials relating to their support of Proposal C in the Michigan election of 1970, and their opposition to Proposal H (the Voucher Plan) in the election of 1978.
Covey, Craig. Title: Craig Covey papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Gay rights activist of Ferndale, Mich. Files relating to his involvement with AIDS prevention and gay rights; include minutes of the board and other materials of the Midwest AIDS Prevention Project, 1988-2001; files accumulated from his work with the Michigan Organization for Human Rights; and miscellanea relating to his campaigns for Ferndale City Council in 1995, 1999, 2003, for mayor in 2007, and for Oakland County Commissioner in 2010.
Cowden, Roy William. Title: Roy William Cowden papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Professor of English and first director of the Avery Hopwood Awards for writing at the University of Michigan. Correspondence, largely with students; manuscripts of writings; notes and class materials.
Cowles, Henry Chandler. Title: Henry Chandler Cowles lantern slide collection
Extent: 104 slides (in 3 boxes)
Abstract: The Henry Chandler Cowles photograph collection is comprised primarily of lantern slides. As a botany professor at the University of Chicago, Cowles led several field trips to observe ecological environments during the years from 1898 to 1934. The lantern slides in this collection cover the geographic areas of Michigan, Colorado, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Illinois and include photographic subjects such as dunes, plant life, forests, landscapes, and class group pictures.