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Wealthy Park Baptist Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.) Title: Wealthy Park Baptist Church (Grand Rapids, Mich.) records
Extent: 16 linear feet
Abstract: Church originally established as a Sunday school mission of Fountain Street Baptist Church in 1875. The Church was officially incorporated as Wealthy Street Baptist Church in 1886. In 1988, following the move of the church to the Grand Rapids suburbs, the name was changed to Wealthy Park Baptist Church. The record group has been arranged into the following series: Church Administration (2 linear ft.; 1892-1975); David Otis Fuller correspondence and sermon files (9.5 linear ft.; 1928-1985); Missionary correspondence (4.5 linear ft.; 1923-1980); and Photographs (0.1 linear ft.; ca. 1920s-1980s).
Weaver, Bennett, 1892-1970 Title: Bennett Weaver papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Professor of English at the University of Michigan. Correspondence; lectures and speeches; and miscellaneous articles, essays, and poems.
Weaver, Richard L. (Richard Lee), 1911-1964 Title: Richard L. Weaver papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of conservation and conservation education at the University of Michigan. Professional papers.
Webber, Gordon, 1912-1986 Title: Gordon Webber papers
Extent: 7.5 linear feet
Abstract: Author, writer for radio and television programs, and advertising executive; collection includes scripts for radio and television programs, "The Firefighters," "Reflections," and "I Remember Mama"; materials relating to his work in opposition to the Vietnam War; correspondence, speeches, and manuscripts and copies of novels; also photographs and films.
Weber, William Christian, 1853-1952 Title: William Christian Weber Papers
Extent: 28 linear feet (in 30 boxes)
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan businessman and civic leader. Business correspondence relating to Weber's activities as a dealer in timber lands, his role as a member of the Art Commission in the development of Detroit, Michigan's Cultural Center, his involvement in the construction of the Detroit-Windsor bridge and tunnel and his activities during World War I; and correspondence and class notes of his sons, Harry B. and Erwin W. Weber, while attending University of Michigan; also photographs, including family portraits, aerial views of Windsor, Ontario, and Detroit, photographs of the construction of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel and Ambassador Bridge, and glass negatives of family vacations in Upper Michigan, Ontario, and Quebec; and maps of land and timber holdings
Weddige, Emil, 1907- Title: Emil Weddige Papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Lithographer, professor of art at the University of Michigan. Exhibition catalogs, publications containing reproductions of his work, pricelists, miscellaneous correspondence and clippings; and photographs.
Wedemeyer, William Walter, 1873-1913 Title: William Walter Wedemeyer papers
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (in 2 boxes)
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan attorney, American consul in British Guiana in 1905, and U.S. Congressman, 1911-1913. Political and business correspondence, notes and addresses, and other materials relating to his business interests and political career; also papers concerning his trips to Alaska, British Guiana, and Panama.
Weeks, Robert P. (Robert Percy), 1915- Title: Robert P. Weeks papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Member of the Ann Arbor (Mich.) City Council, 1964-1968, and chairman of Ann Arbor Housing Commission, 1969-1970. Correspondence, speeches, resolutions, and newspaper clippings concerning his activities on the city council and his interest in public housing.
Wegman, Myron E. Title: Myron E. Wegman Papers
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Myron Ezra Wegman, 1908-2004, was a leader in public health and clinical pediatrics for seven decades. The collection consists of personal and professional papers covering his career in medicine and public health and includes correspondence, reports, speeches, travel diaries, course material, reprints, and minutes and notes on organizations to which he belonged.
Weideman, Carl May, 1898-1972 Title: Carl M. Weideman Papers
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Detroit, Michigan trial attorney, Democratic Congressman, 1933-1935, and Wayne County Circuit Court Judge. Correspondence and other materials concerning his term in Congress, national and local politics, and various judicial decisions; miscellaneous diaries, newspaper clippings, and scrapbooks concerning his association with the American Turners Association (German-American athletic society), Detroit, Michigan politics, and the election and recall of Detroit Mayor Charles Bowles; and photographs.
Weil, Louis A., 1878-1959 Title: Louis A. Weil papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Editor and publisher of the Port Huron Times Herald. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and photographs concerning his newspaper career and other Port Huron, Michigan, activities.
Weinberg, Gerhard L. Title: Gerhard L. Weinberg papers
Extent: 7 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of history at University of Michigan; Democratic Party files and records of his University of Michigan activities.
Weinstein, Arnold. Title: Arnold Weinstein papers
Extent: 12.3 linear feet (in 13 boxes including oversize)
Abstract: Papers of Arnold Weinstein, American poet, playwright, librettist, and translator. Material in both paper and digital formats includes manuscript drafts and final versions of libretti, music scores with Weinstein's lyrics, manuscript and published literary works; research and background material related to individual works and projects, as well as programs, publicity material and reviews of shows. Also commercially produced and non-commercial audio and video recordings.
Weissert, Charles Adam, 1878-1947 Title: Charles Adam Weissert papers
Extent: 3.3 linear feet (in 4 boxes)
Abstract: Journalist, historical researcher from Kalamazoo, Michigan; Correspondence, research articles and notes, and photographs.
Welch, Kenneth Curtis, 1891-1973 Title: Kenneth C. Welch Papers
Extent: 13.6 linear feet (in 15 boxes)
Abstract: Grand Rapids, Michigan, architect and planner. Correspondence, writings, working files, and photographs for out-of-state and Michigan projects, primarily in Grand Rapids, Lansing, Flint, and East Lansing; professional materials relating to problems of urban planning, the design of department stores and shopping centers, his general interest in lighting designs, traffic patterns, and parking areas, and to his work with the Lake Michigan Region Planning Committee, the American Institute of Architects and the Michigan Society of Architects; also Welch family materials, including record, 1915-1925, of the Welch Manufacturing Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Welliver, Harry B., collector Title: Harry B. Welliver sound recording collection
Extent: 1.3 linear feet (in 3 boxes)
Abstract: The collection is comprised of sound recordings made by Harry B. Welliver of Michigan Upper Peninsula folk songs and stories, mainly relating to the state's lumbering history. Data sheets detailing each recording session are also present within the collection.
Wellness HIV/AIDS Services. Title: Wellness HIV/AIDS Services records
Extent: 2.5 linear feet
Abstract: Flint, Michigan-based HIV/AIDS services organization; board of directors minutes, administrative and topical files, and materials collected from other peer organizations.
Wells, Carlton F. (Carlton Frank), 1898- Title: Carlton F. Wells papers
Extent: 19 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of English at University of Michigan. Correspondence, diaries, and topical files relating to his interest in English grammar and usage, his evaluation of various dictionaries, his interest in Polish-American relations, and the controversy surrounding Henshaw Ward's denial of Peary's discovery of the North Pole.
Wells, William Palmer, 1831-1891 Title: William Palmer Wells papers
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (2 items and 4 v.)
Abstract: Professor of Law at University of Michigan. Papers consist of a communication to University of Michigan Board of Regents requesting leave of absence; doctor's report on his health; and four volumes of notes for his law lectures.
Wenley, R. M. (Robert Mark), 1861-1929 Title: R. M. Wenley Papers
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Professor of philosophy at Glasgow University and University of Michigan. Extensive correspondence, scrapbooks, lecture notes, addresses, newspaper clippings and other papers relating to questions of philosophy and to his activities at University of Michigan; diaries, 1896-1927, relating to his European travels and career at the University; and photographs.
Wenley, Robert M. (Robert Mark), 1861-1929 Title: Robert M. Wenley pamphlets and reprints
Extent: 1 box
Werner, William A., 1930- Title: William A. Werner papers
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor architect and faculty member at the University of Michigan's College of Architecture and Urban Planning from 1956 to 1998. Includes correspondence and course materials with an emphasis on structural principles, including load, flexure, and force; administrative files related to Werner's teaching and his role as an undergraduate program advisor; and visual materials utilized for educational purposes.
Wernette, J. Philip (John Philip), 1903-1988 Title: J. Philip Wernette Papers
Extent: 12 linear feet
Abstract: President of the University of New Mexico, later professor of business administration at the University of Michigan. Biographical and personal materials; correspondence, 1929-1987; topical files, 1942-1985; speeches and writings, 1932-1980; career files detailing various university and consulting work, notably his interest in executive training.
Wesleyan Methodist Connection (or Church) of America. Michigan Conference. Title: Wesleyan Methodist Church, Michigan Conference records [microform]
Extent: 3 microfilms
Abstract: Minutes, financial material, membership statistics, and biographies of ministers; and minutes, 1857-1916, of the Leoni Wesleyan Church.
West Michigan Environmental Action Council. Title: West Michigan Environmental Action Council Records
Extent: 28 linear feet
Abstract: Grand Rapids, Michigan-based environmental protection organization. Administrative, educational, legislative, and litigation files relating to various environmental issues, notably the Pigeon River Country State Forest oil drilling controversy, the problem of solid waste disposal, land and water use, and nuclear energy; contain files created during the tenures of executive directors Joan Wolfe, Roger Conner, Kenneth Sikkema, Frank Ruswick, Jr., Robert Newberry, Thomas Leonard, and Rachel Hood.
West Side United Methodist Church (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: West Side United Methodist Church (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records
Extent: 16 linear feet (in 17 boxes)
Abstract: Church originally established by German immigrant families to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Quarterly and annual reports of the church, records of church boards and commissions, Sunday School minutes and reports, subject files, publications, visual materials, and sound recordings.
West Side Woman’s Club (Ann Arbor, Mich.) Title: West Side Woman’s Club (Ann Arbor, Mich.) records
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Minutes, treasurer's reports, scrapbooks, and other records detailing the activities to this community service organization.
Westerberg, Martha R. Title: Martha Westerberg papers
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Professor of neurology at the University of Michigan. Topical files largely concerning her interest in neurological subjects, notably myasthenia gravis; and photographs.
Westland Shopping Center (Westland, Mich.) Title: Westland Shopping Center records
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Developed by the J.L. Hudson company as one of the first enclosed shopping centers in the United States. Originally built in Nankin Township, Michigan, the area would rename itself after the shopping center and become the city of Westland. Includes photographs of events held at the shopping center during the 1980s and 1990s, video histories of Hudson's, and printed brochures and pamphlets.
Weston, Isaac M. (Isaac Mellen), 1845-1898 Title: Isaac M. Weston Papers
Extent: 6 linear feet
Abstract: Grand Rapids Michigan businessman and politician, active in lumbering and banking in Wisconsin and Michigan, Democratic party official, head of Board of World's Fair Managers for Michigan, overseeing state's exhibits at 1893 Columbian Exposition. Collection primarily documents business activities with some material on World's Columbian Exposition, as well as personal and family material.