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- - - [January 31, 1956-December 5, 1956] Title: 1956 Hungarian Revolution Newspaper Collection (January 31, 1956-December 5, 1956, bulk October 28, 1956-November 4, 1956)
Extent: 2.50 Linear Feet (1 oversize flat box)
Abstract: This collection consists of Hungarian-language newspapers related to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, spanning the year of 1956, with most of the newspapers published between October 28 and Novemer 4 of that year.
- - - [1974-1975] Title: 1975 Graduate Employees Organization Strike collection (1974-1975)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: Contains leaflets, open letters, administrative documents, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the strike by the University of Michigan's graduate student union, the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO), in 1975.
3M Company / [1953-1976] Title: 3M Filmsort records (1953-1976)
Extent: 1.8 linear feet (ca. 3,600 pp.)
Abstract: Documents the microfilm operations of the Filmsort Company and before and after its acquisition by the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing (3M) Company, including sales information, price lists, equipment photographs, correspondence, brochures, parts lists, manuals, and newsletters.
Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997 / [1937-1996] Title: Aaron Kramer Papers (1937-1996)
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: Poet identified with progressive New York City literary circles of the 1930s and 1940s, teacher and translator of Yiddish poems and songs; lived most of life in New York City and Long Island. Includes correspondence files, manuscripts and notes, audio and video recordings of lectures and readings.
Bluestein,Abe / [1930-1991] Title: Abe and Selma Bluestein Papers (1930-1991, bulk 1930-1960)
Extent: 5.25 Linear Feet
Abstract: Abe and Selma Bluestein were active in the anarchist movement in the U.S. in the 20th century. Abe worked as a reporter for the Freie Arveiter Stimme, a Yiddish anarchist publication in New York, and Selma was an artist and worked with the WPA. Both reported on the Spanish Civil War in 1937, which was foundational in the evolution of their anarchist philosophies. While in Spain, Abe also served as an information officer giving radio broadcasts for the anarchist fighters in Barcelona. Back in the U.S., Abe worked for several housing co-operatives while Selma raised their children. The collection documents the couples' personal and professional lives, including correspondence, writings, and art.
Abū Shādī, Aḥmad Zakī, 1892-1955; Mūsá, Salāmah, 1887-1958; Muṭrān, Khalīl, 1872-1949 / [1949-1955 and undated] Title: Abu Shady Papers (1949-1955 and undated)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (Three manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The collection pertains primarily to Abu Shady's literary work and contains a range of his essays and poems. It also contains includes correspondence, photographs, and writings about Abu Shady, as well as material related to the funeral of Lebanese-Egyptian poet Khalil Mutran and correspondence between Abu Shady and journalist and reformer Salama Moussa.
Inglis, Agnes / [1909-1952] Title: Agnes Inglis Papers (1909-1952)
Extent: 13 linear ft. and 3 Scrapbooks
Abstract: Anarchist, social worker, friend of J. A. Labadie, and first curator of the Labadie Collection. Comprise administrative files of the Labadie Collection which she combined and intermingled with personal correspondence, memoirs, and research notes.
Rudolph, Alan,, 1943-; Rudolph, Joyce / [1972 - 2011] Title: Alan and Joyce Rudolph Papers (1972 - 2011)
Extent: 35 Linear Feet (57 manuscript boxes and 7 flat oversize boxes)
Abstract: The Rudolph papers include scripts, articles and clippings, publicity and press materials, books, photographs, artifacts/realia, audio and moving image materials, posters, awards, and branded crew garments and caps from many of Alan Rudolph's projects. Photographer Joyce Rudolph is represented by hundreds of professional and personal slides and photographs, including many candid on-set shots.
Campbell, Alan, 1905-1963; Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967 / [1930-1949] Title: Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker Collection ([1930]-1949, bulk 1938-1946 )
Extent: 2 boxes, 1.25 linear feet
Abstract: Alan Campbell , American actor and screenwriter, wrote, with his wife Dorothy Parker, screenplays for Hollywood studios during the 1930s. The collection contains the correspondence and writings of Alan Campbell and Dorothy Parker. Included is World War II correspondence, scripts, screenplays, fragments of several short stories, a play, as well as typescripts of pieces by some of Campbell and Parker's contemporaries.
Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870 / [1830-1852] Title: Alexandre Dumas Collection (1830-1852, bulk 1860-1864)
Extent: 0.5 linear ft (1 box)
Abstract: Collection of writings by and about Alexandre Dumas, père. Includes correspondence, literary manuscripts, and research.
Hussey, Alfred Rodman, 1902-1964 / [1944-1998] Title: Alfred Rodman Hussey papers (1944-1998, bulk 1945-1948)
Extent: 10.5 Linear feet (1 manuscript box, 10 record center boxes)
Abstract: The papers of Alfred Rodman Hussey (1902-1964) span the years 1944-1998, with the bulk of the material concentrated in the years from 1945 to 1948. They include correspondence, memoranda, orders, reports, official and unofficial policy papers, draft legislation, drafts of writings, clippings, and printed matter relating to Hussey's work with the Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II and to the efforts of the Allies to reorganize Japanese government and society.
Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909; Kerr, Lowell; Kerr, Evelyn / [1839-1981] Title: Algernon Charles Swinburne Collection (1839-1981, bulk 1860-1930)
Extent: 3.5 linear feet
Abstract: Algernon Charles Swinburne was an important Victorian poet and critic. The collection documents Swinburne's literary affairs and friendships, plus critical reactions to the poet. It consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, artworks, and printed material produced by Swinburne, his friends and associates, and present-day scholars. Over 200 pieces of holograph correspondence and manuscript material, over half of which is by Swinburne, are included. Also prominent is material by Theodore Watts-Dunton, Swinburne's friend and legal advisor.
Ambassador Bridge (Detroit, Mich., and Windsor, Ont.) / [1927-1930] Title: Ambassador Bridge records (1927-1930)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (includes 2 oversize boxes)
Abstract: The Ambassador Bridge spans the Detroit River from Detroit, Michigan to Windsor, Ontario (Canada). It was constructed from 1927-1929. The collection is from the papers of Mr. Howard A. Schirmer, an engineer who worked on the construction of the Ambassador Bridge. It contains materials related to designing and executing the construction of the Ambassador Bridge, the majority being correspondence and reports, and a selection of books and newspapers published just after the construction of the bridge.
American Committee for Protection of the Foreign Born / [1926-1980s] Title: American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born Records (1926-1980s)
Extent: 51.00 linear feet and 2 oversized volumes
Abstract: Group founded in 1933 on the initiative or Roger Baldwin of the ACLU to defend constitutional rights of foreign-born persons in the United States. It assisted individuals facing deportation, aided persons seeking to become naturalized citizens, attempted to combat harasmment and official persecution of the foreign-born, and opposed discriminatory legislation. Records include correspondence, administrative files, clippings and publicity files, subject files and case files.
American Society for Indexing / [1961-2000] Title: American Society for Indexing (American Society of Indexers) Records (1961-2000, bulk 1980s-1990s)
Extent: 11 Linear Feet
Abstract: The records of the American Society of Indexers date from the organizations early years in the late 1960s to as recent as the 2000s, and document the members of the society as well as the society’s activities. The collection is comprised of the following series: Administrative Files, Correspondence, Committees, Meetings, Events, Publications, Chapters, Awards, Other Organizations of Interest, and Multimedia.
American Society for Information Science and Technology / [1925-2001] Title: American Society for Information Science and Technology Records (1925-2001, bulk 1937-2000)
Extent: 185 linear feet in 188 boxes
Abstract: ASIS&T (or ASIST) is a professional association which creates, organizes, disseminates, and applies knowledge regarding information and its transfer. ASIS&T was preceded by the American Documentation Institute (ADI), which was founded in 1937 with the goal of acquiring and indexing the knowledge of the world. Name changes followed in 1968 (ASIS) and 2000 (ASIS&T). The records consist of correspondence, business and financial documents, minutes, bylaws, memoranda, manuscript and printed journal articles, printed promotional material, microfiche, photographs, and audio and video tapes covering the society's activities (and those of its predecessor organizations) from 1925 to 2001, with the bulk falling between the 1930s through 2000. Organizational business affairs and activities, including the conceptual evolution of its purpose and mission, are well-documented in several series, most notably in the Council Files. These broad areas are also covered in the Committee Files, but in a more detailed fashion, focusing on specific activities or issues. This series also represents the scope of ASIS's liaison committees, ranging from the American Library Association to the Egyptian Society for Information Technology. Documents generated by ASIS-approved regional and student chapters and the organized professional groups within ASIS devoted to special interests (SIGs) are found in the large Chapter Files and Special Interest Groups series. The Publications series includes significant editorial and administrative documents as well as some manuscript submissions for the "Annual review of information science and technology, and the Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science." Special note may be made of the Special Libraries Association Merger Files which chronicle the history of the ultimately unsuccessful merger of ASIS and SLA. The main correspondents found in the collection include: Robert McAfee, Assistant Executive Director; Joshua I. Smith, Executive director (1973-1976); Bonnie Carroll, Councilor and President; Linda Resnik, Executive Director (1985-1988); Samuel Beatty, Executive Director (1976-1984); and John Brokenshire, ASIS Financial Officer.
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970. / [1918-1966] Title: Ammon Hennacy papers (1918-1966, bulk 1936-1944)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet
Ann Arbor Tenants Union / [1956-1995] Title: Ann Arbor Tenants Union Records (1956-1995, bulk 1969-1991)
Extent: 12 Linear Feet (24 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection consists of the administrative records of the Ann Arbor Tenants Union, primarily covering the 1970s-1980s. Materials include correspondence, meeting minutes, reference material, and information about legal cases.
Waldman, Anne, 1945- / [1945-2012] Title: Anne Waldman Papers (1945-2012, bulk 1965-2000)
Extent: 119.5 Linear feet (85 record center boxes, 7 ms. boxes, 4 large flat oversize boxes, 10 medium flat oversize boxes, 2 small flat oversize boxes and 2 portfolios.)
Abstract: American poet; co-founder of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University. Papers include correspondence, poems, essays, photographs, art, biographical material, and audiovisual materials.
Kane-Demaios, J. Ari, 1936- / [1976-2016] Title: Ari J. Kane Papers (1976-2016)
Extent: 14.5 Linear Feet (29 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Ari J. Kane Papers (1976-2016) document the activities of the sex and gender studies therapist, educator, and advocate Ari J. Kane, who founded Fantasia Fair and the Outreach Institute for Gender Studies (OIGS). The collection contains personal materials such as correspondence, research materials, educational presentations created by Kane, and other miscellaneous materials from Kane's involvement in the LGBT community. Included in the collection are organizational correspondence and records relating to the Outreach Institute of Gender Studies and the Educational Institute for Sex and Gender Diversity. Also included are event programs, planning information, workshop materials, member lists, and correspondence from events and programs such as Fantasia Fair, the Gender Attitude Reassessment Program, GAYLA, and various professional organizations' annual meetings. The collection contains photographs from Kane's participation in events, parties, and travels around the United States.
Schoenberg, Arnold, 1874-1951; Wallenstein, Alfred; Furtwängler, Wilhelm, 1886-1954Schnabel, Artur, 1882-1951Mann, Klaus, 1906-1949Jalowetz, HeinrichLeibowitz, René, 1913-1972 / [1901-1951] Title: Arnold Schönberg Letters from Notable Musicians (1901-1951)
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (One half-manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence to Austrian composer Arnold Schönberg from fellow composers, musicians, and friends, including conductor Wilhelm Furtwängler, Austrian conductor Heinrich Jalowetz, Franco-Polish composer and conductor René Leibowitz, writer Klaus Mann, pianist Artur Schnabel, and American cellist and conductor Alfred Wallenstein. The correspondence covers five decades, including his move to the United States following the Nazis' rise to power in 1933.
- - - [1899-1901] Title: Arthur Lowell Papers (1899-1901)
Extent: 1 folders (one folder in a manuscript box with other single-folder collections)
Abstract: Consists of 10 letters from Arthur Lowell to Iva Hutchinson and 2 from Will Hutchinson to Iva Hutchinson.
National Microfilm AssociationAssociation for Information and Image Management (U.S.). / [1962-2000] Title: Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) Collection (1962-2000)
Extent: 14 Linear Feet (14 record center boxes)
Abstract: Originally founded as the National Microfilm Association in 1943, the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) is a nonprofit focused on establishing standards for electronic and physical information management. This collection consists of reports, newsletters, and consumer information from roughly (DATES). The collection is minimally processed, and many reports remain in their original bindings, primarily 3-ring binders. In 2018, the organization renamed itself the Association for Intelligent Information Management.
Haan, Aubrey. / [1909-1951 and Undated] Title: Aubrey Haan Papers (1909-1951 and Undated)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: The Aubrey Haan Papers consist of three series, and include correspondence, research materials, and two book manuscripts for Haan's work on a biography of Joe Hill, neither of which was ever published. Hill was a cartoonist and song writer for the Industrial Workers of the World union, and was executed for murder in 1915, following a controversial trial. Materials range from 1909-1951, and primarily cover Haan's research on Hill and the trial. Included is a transcript of the Hill trial, as well as several newspaper articles and other trial materials. The collection consists of three series: Correspondence; Research Materials; and Manuscripts.
Goodfriend, Audrey / [1948-1985] Title: Audrey Goodfriend Papers (1948-1985, bulk 1979-1980)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One folder)
Abstract: This collection consists of one folder. With the exception of one manuscript dated 1948, and some undated materials, the contents date from 1979 to 1983. All the items in the collection are letters sent to Goodfriend, or written materials collected by her. None of her own writing is included. There are two postcards and a letter from Molly Steimer to Audrey Goodfriend, and a letter from Proudhon Carbo reporting Steimer's death, all sent from Mexico; the letter from Steimer discusses Goodfriend's separation with David Koven. The 1948 manuscript is a carbon copy of a memorial message for "Comrade Pece" written by Jules Scarceriaux. A photocopy of an unsigned memorial for Dora Stoller Keyser, and some miscellaneous flyers and writings round out the collection.
Smith, Andy Sunfrog, 1967. / [1988-1996] Title: Babyfish papers (1988-1996)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Babyfish was a radical political zine published by Detroit-based poet, anarchist, and pansexual advocate Andy Smith, also known as Sunfrog, between 1988 and 1996.
Barbara Murphy / [1963-1999] Title: Barbara Murphy Papers (1963-1999)
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, writings, manuscripts, and ephemera related to Barbara Murphy's involvement in student protest movements at the University of Michigan in the 1960s. Also included are reports, manuscripts, administrative materials, and correspondence generated during her subsequent career at the University of Michigan, primarily concerning her work to advance women's rights at the university.
Hecht, Ben / [1919-1963] Title: Ben Hecht Papers (1919-1963, bulk circa 1940s-1960)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: This collection covers writing and correspondence from prominent journalist and screenwriter Ben Hecht, as well as materials related to his daughter, Jenny, and wife, Rose.
Fisher Manick, Bev / [1964-1985] Title: Bev Fisher Manick Women's Movement Collection (1964-1985, bulk 1971-1989)
Extent: 8 Linear Feet (15 manuscript size boxes and 3 oversize boxes)
Abstract: Files, notes, documents, and print material concerning all aspects of the women's movement of the 1970s. Creator was active in the movement, in Washington DC and NYC organizing demonstrations and workshops. She was also involved with the feminist publication Quest. Files are primarily from 1971-1979, although the collection spans from 1964-1985.
- - - [July 12, 1917, and undated] Title: Bisbee Deportation photographs (July 12, 1917, and undated)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (16 photographs in one oversize flat box)
Abstract: Materials consist of 17 mounted, black-and-white photographs of deportees during the 1917 Bisbee Deportation.
Black Liberation Army / [1963-1998] Title: Black Liberation Army Papers (1963-1998)
Extent: 1.5 Linear feet (1 records box and 1 manuscript box)
Abstract: The Black Liberation Army (BLA) was an underground Black Nationalist organization largely comprised of former Black Panther Party members. The majority of the materials in the Black Liberation Army archive fall under the Thomas "Blood" McCreary series, a member of the BLA. The archive consists of seven series: Thomas "Blood" McCreary, Correspondence, 1976-1978, Legal, Topical, Newspaper Clippings, 1969-1978, Events, Publications and Black Panther Party. The documents range in date from 1963-1998.
Bread and Roses Productions / [1978-1983] Title: Bread and Roses Productions Audiovisual Library (1978-1983)
Extent: 9 Cassettes (9 cassettes)
Abstract: Bread and Roses Productions was formed in 1978 as a way to combat what its members saw as negative and harmful portrayals of women on television. The group, formed by several volunteers at the Women's Crisis Center of Ann Arbor, filmed public service announcements, lectures, interviews, and other programs to draw attention to issues related to women's lives in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas. The collection consists of sixteen magnetic tapes containing audiovisual recordings of programs, interviews, and events recorded by Bread and Roses Productions between 1978 and 1983.
Kahn, Margaret / [1941-1989] Title: British Coal Miners' Strike Papers (1941-1989, bulk 1980-1987)
Extent: 9.0 Linear Feet (18 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection was created by Margaret Kahn, a political science graduate student from the University of California, Berkeley. Kahn traveled to Great Britain to conduct research into coal miners' unions for her doctorate thesis on labor relations. While there, she witnessed and documented the coal miners' Great Strike of 1984/1985. The collection consists of Kahn's research notes and writings, along with books, papers, reports, pamphlets, and ephemera produced by unions, interest groups, companies, and government bodies. Subjects covered include the 1984/85 strike as well as broader contemporary conflicts over labor, energy, and governance in the UK.
Broadside Press / [1968-1999] Title: Broadside Press Records (1968-1999, bulk 1985-1996)
Extent: 10 linear feet
Abstract: The Broadside Press records include correspondence, typescripts, broadsides, books, financial records, audiovisual material, photographs, realia, and other printed material. These records document a portion of the history of the Detroit-based African-American-owned publisher of poetry broadside, anthologies and other works.
Brunn & Co. / [1920-1985] Title: Brunn and Company Archive (1920-1985, bulk 1928-1938)
Extent: 12.0 Linear feet (2 record center boxes, 2 manuscript boxes and 11 oversize boxes)
Abstract: Founded by Hermann A. Brunn in Buffalo, New York, Brunn & Company were designers and builders of automotive bodies from the 1920s through the early 1940s, and are best known for the bodies constructed for the Lincoln Division of the Ford Motor Company. Brunn also built automobiles for private individuals, many of whom were well-known members of American business and society circles, including J.C. Penney and J.P. Morgan. Hermann C. Brunn, son of Hermann A., produced numerous designs for the company, and then continued his career at the Ford Motor Company following the closing of Brunn & Company in 1941. The collection documents the work of Brunn & Company, Hermann A. Brunn, and Hermann C. Brunn, through engineering drawings, photographs, paint and upholstery samples, customer order records, correspondence, and research materials.
Bryant, Bunyan I. / [1961-1965] Title: Bunyan Bryant Papers (1961-1965)
Extent: 1.0 Linear feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Bunyan Bryant Papers hold documents related to anti-discrimination activities in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area, as well as national efforts through the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), from 1961-1965. Efforts in Ann Arbor center on housing at Pittsfield Village, Arbordale Manor, and include documentation on city-wide fair housing efforts and policies.
California Labor School / [1942-1955] Title: California Labor School Records (1942-1955)
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Formerly the Tom Mooney Labor School, the records consist of correspondence, minutes of faculty meetings, faculty committee reports, financial records and fundraising materials, promotional flyers and press releases, student publications, course outlines and course announcement flyers, school term schedules from 1950 to 1955, and a transcript of the proceedings of a forum, "Industry and Labor in the Postwar World," held on July 26, 1944. Included are letters to Yehudi Menuhin and Isaac Stern concerning support of a music department at CLS. The school was investigated in 1946 by the Tenney Committee, the California legislature's Joint Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, on the charge that an institute jointly held by CLS and the University of California was Communist-sponsored. However, the only indication of this fact in the records is brief mention in the faculty meeting minutes.
Cara Hoffman / [1986-2021] Title: Cara Hoffman Papers (1986-2021)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, publications, and ephemera from award-winning novelist, journalist, and anarchist Cara Hoffman.
Nold, Carl, 1869-1934 / [1883-1934] Title: Carl Nold Papers (1883-1934, bulk 1930-1934)
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: Carl Nold was a German-born anarchist who was involved in the Homestead Strike (1892) and served prison time for being involved in the plot to assasinate Henry Clay Frick. This collection is comprised of his correspondence, some photos, news clippings, articles about or by Nold, and court documents.
King, Carol Weiss, 1895-1952. / [1936-1992] Title: Carol Weiss King Collection (1936-1992)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 records center box)
Abstract: This collection is the result of notes and materials assembled by Ann Fagan Ginger in preparation for the biography Carol Weiss King, human rights lawyer, 1895-1952. Research for the book began shortly after King's death in 1952 and continued into the 1980s. The biography was published by the University Press of Colorado in 1993. Ginger donated the Carol Weiss King collection in 1999.
Ellet, Charles, Jr., 1810-1862 / [1795-1941] Title: Charles Ellet, Jr. Papers (1795-1941, bulk 1838-1863)
Extent: 20.0 Linear feet (33 manuscript boxes 11 flat oversized boxes)
Abstract: The records of the Charles Ellet, Jr. papers include correspondence, court documents, technical drawings and plans, general orders, reports, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, notebooks, diaries, photographs, and ephemera.
Chellis Glendinning / [1980-2020] Title: Chellis Glendinning Papers (1980-2020)
Extent: 21 Linear Feet (12 record center boxes, one portfolio, 14 manuscript boxes, and 1 oversize box)
Abstract: Papers of activist, author, and licensed psychotherapist who is well-known in the field of ecopsychology and as a critic of the predominance of technology in society. Included are correspondence, manuscript material, photographs, serial publications and books.
Gull, Cloyd Dake / [1937-1987] Title: Cloyd Dake Gull Papers (1937-1987, bulk 1946-1983)
Extent: 40 linear feet
Abstract: Librarian and information scientist, pioneered library automation at Library of Congress,also worked at General Electric and National Library of Medicine and taught at Indiana University Library School. Papers include collection includes his correspondence, reports, meeting agendas and minutes, system proposals, teaching materials, professional writings, calendars, and collected publications.
Tufts, Henry H. / [1968-1975] Title: Colonel Henry Tufts Papers (1968-1975, bulk 1968-1972)
Extent: 6.0 Linear Feet (12 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Tufts Papers contain case files, related documents, internal USACIDC administration and operational papers, and application of USACIDC resources. The Administrative Files consist of background and history of the USACIDC, as well as biographical information on Tufts, including a transcript of an interview, and some brief biographical sketches on other military personnel. Correspondence contains letters and memoranda between Tufts and other military personnel. The largest series, Case Files, concerns criminal investigations which Colonel Tufts directed, including the one convened for the My Lai Massacre. Additional cases involve other war crimes, murder, drug trafficking, drug use, bribery, rape, corruption, racketeering, illegal use of government property, etc.
Goodhue, F. M., 1870?- / [1931-1954] Title: Commonwealth College Papers (1931-1954)
Extent: 19 items
Abstract: F. M. Goodhue was an early member of Commonwealth Colony in New Llano, Louisiana, and an official of Commonwealth College, a cooperative, democratic labor school in Mena, Arkansas, founded in 1923 by Kate Richards O'Hare and William E. Zeuch. The papers include correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, and an extensive typescript by Goodhue on the history of the Colony and the College. They document the early years of the College, dissension among the faculty over the sexual conduct of students, a student strike, and dissolution and sale of the College in 1940-41.
- - - [1871-2005] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Almanacs (1871-2005)
Extent: 1.50 linear feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes various almanacs dating from 1871 to 2005. There is particularly strong representation of publications by the W.T. Rawleigh Company from the early- to mid-twentieth century.
- - - [Circa 1860s - Circa 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Appliances (Circa 1860s - Circa 1990s)
Extent: 8 Linear Feet (16 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional kitchen and other household appliances. Publications date from circa 1860s to circa 1990s, with most material concentrated between the 1930s-1980s.
- - - [circa 1880s-2004, and undated] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Beverages (circa 1880s-2004, and undated)
Extent: 13 Linear Feet (24 small manuscript boxes and two oversize boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, with particularly strong representation of wine and coffee. Publications date from circa 1880 to 2004.
- - - [Circa 1881 to circa 1929] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Catalogs (Circa 1881 to circa 1929)
Extent: 0.50 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This Collection includes catalogs from the 1880s-1920s for kitchen and household products, such as knives, cleavers, fruit presses, cider mills, mop wrinters, boot and glove fasteners, ice cream freezers, washboards, garden implements, stove pipes, bread boxes, and jelly moulds. It also includes a small number of catalogs for food products, such as canned vegetables, kosher meats and sausages, salt fish, and pickles.
- - - [circa 1880s-1991] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Cereal Products (circa 1880s-1991)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to cereal products, dating from the 1880s to 1991.
- - - [1905-1999] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Children (1905-1999)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to preparing food for or with children, dating from 1905-1998.
- - - [1880-1999] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Cocoa and Chocolate (1880-1999)
Extent: 3.00 Linear Feet (6 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to cocoa and chocolate, dating from 1880-1999.
- - - [1840-1994] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Companies and Corporations (1840-1994)
Extent: 7 Linear Feet (14 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes pamphlets and recipe booklets promoting companies and corporations, such as gas companies, insurance companies, and others. It also includes books for brides promoting the goods and services provided by advertisers within these books, as well as catalogs for household goods and some food products. Publications date from 1840-1994.
- - - [1899-2001] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Condiments (1899-2001)
Extent: 1.50 Linear Feet (3 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to condiments, dating from 1899-2001.
- - - [1990-2001] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Cookbook Gossip Newsletter (1990-2001)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 oversize manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection consists of issues of Cookbook Gossip Newsletter, issued between 1990-2001.
- - - [1976-2001] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Cooking Schools (1976-2001)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes course lists and promotional materials for several American and European cooking schools. Publications date from 1976-2001.
- - - [circa 1870s - 1994] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Cookware (circa 1870s - 1994)
Extent: 2.50 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials from numerous cookware companies, dating from circa 1870s-1994.
- - - [1876-1988] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Corn Products (1876-1988)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to corn products such as corn starch, corn oil, and corn syrup. Publications date from 1876-1988, with most materials being from the 1900s-1940s.
- - - [circa 1890s-2004] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Dairy (circa 1890s-2004)
Extent: 7 Linear Feet (13 small manuscript boxes and one oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to dairy products such as milk (liquid, dried, evaporated, condensed), sour cream, ice cream, butter, yogurt, and cheese. Publications date from circa 1890s - 2004, with most materials being from 1920s-1970s.
- - - [1991-2001] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Die Cut (1991-2001)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials for a variety of food products, dating from 1891-2001, with most materials being from the 1910s-1960s. These publications were produced using the die cutting process, in which paper or card stock is cut into a decorative shape using a steel cutting die.
- - - [Circa 1910s - 2004] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Ethnic (Circa 1910s - 2004)
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (7 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes publications issued by various (mostly American) corporations and other organizations referencing specific cuisines to promote their products, featuring ingredients, processed foods, and recipes drawing on a wide range of cuisines from across the world. Publications date from circa 1910s - 2004, with most items from the 1920s-1970s.
- - - [1889-circa 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Fats (1889-circa 1990s)
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet (7 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to various kinds of fat used in food preparation, including lard, margarine, oil, and shortening. Publications date from 1889-1990s.
- - - [1861-2011] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Fish and Seafood (1861-2011)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials for fresh, frozen, and canned fish and seafood. Publications date from 1861-2011, with most materials dating from 1930s-1980s.
- - - [1864-2002] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Flour Products, Leavening Agents, and Baked Goods (1864-2002)
Extent: 17.5 Linear Feet (35 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to flour (primarily wheat flour); leavening agents such as yeast, baking powder, and baking soda; and some material focused generally on baked goods. Publications date from 1864-2002, with most materials dating from after 1900.
- - - [Circa 1860s to 1994] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Food Preservation (Circa 1860s to 1994)
Extent: 4.00 Linear Feet (8 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to canning and preserving, the canned foods industry, freezing, and frozen foods. Publications date from circa 1860 to 1994.
- - - [1885-2003] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Fruits, Vegetables, and Nuts (1885-2003)
Extent: 12 Linear Feet (22 small manuscript boxes and 2 oversize boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Publications date from 1885-2003, with most materials from the 1920s-1980s.
- - - [Circa 1850s - 2000] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Gelatin and Tapioca (Circa 1850s - 2000)
Extent: 5 Linear Feet (10 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to gelatin and tapioca. Publications date from the 1850s-2000, with most materials from the 1910s-1990s.
- - - [Circa 1910s - Circa 1980s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Government Documents (Circa 1910s - Circa 1980s)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes informational materials published by government agencies, principally in the United States. Materials range in date from the 1910s-1980s.
- - - [Circa 1920s-2002] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Health Food (Circa 1920s-2002)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials addressing various aspects and concepts of healthy eating. Publications date from the 1920s-2002.
- - - [Circa 1880s-2000] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Hotels, Restaurants, and Supermarkets (Circa 1880s-2000)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials from various hotels, restaurants, and supermarkets. Materials date from the 1880s-2000.
- - - [circa 1870s-1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Housekeeping (circa 1870s-1990s)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to household tasks from a variety of companies. Publications date from the 1870s-1990s.
- - - [Circa 1880s-1926] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Individual Authors (Circa 1880s-1926)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials for a variety of products, credited to specific, individual authors of particular significance, such as Mrs. Rorer (Sarah Tyson Rorer). Publications date from the 1880s-1926.
- - - [1861-2005] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Informational (1861-2005)
Extent: 10 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes material that documents a variety of products, companies, services, subjects, that are otherwise unable to be categorized into another subject area. Publications date from 1861-2005, with most materials dating from the late twentieth century.
- - - [Circa 1900s - 2005] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Kitchen Planning (Circa 1900s - 2005)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials related to kitchen planning. Topics addressed include kitchen appliances, gas and electric stoves, refrigerators, kitchen cabinets, and furniture. Publications date from the 1900s-2005.
- - - [1870-2000] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Kitchen Tools (1870-2000)
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (4 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to small utensils and kitchen tools, such as meat choppers, egg beaters, pea shellers, peelers, corers, juicers, corers, pastry knives, ice cream molds, etc. Publications date from 1870-2000, with most items from the 1900s-1960s.
- - - [Circa 1890s-2004] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Meat and Eggs (Circa 1890s-2004)
Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet (9 small manuscript boxes and 2 oversize boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials for eggs and meat products. Publications date from the 1890s-2004, with most material concentrated between the 1930s-1990s.
- - - [1873-1995] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Multi-Product Food Companies (1873-1995)
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (4 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes materials promoting a wide variety of food products, ranging from snacks to salad dressings to pickles to desserts. Most are published by corporations that produce multiple, sometimes unrelated, food products. Publications date form 1873-1995, with most from the 1930s-1970s.
- - - [1917-1993] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Multiple Products (1917-1993)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection contains ephemera promoting more than one culinary product or brand. Publications date from 1917-1993.
- - - [circa 1700s-2004] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Non-edible Mixed (circa 1700s-2004)
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes material related to non-edible kitchen products and household activities, including appliance manuals, catalogs, housekeeping guides, product promotions, and cook books. Publications date from the 1700s to 2005, with the majority of material dating from the mid-twentieth century.
- - - [1869-2004] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Oversize (1869-2004)
Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet (six large Hollinger boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes oversized promotional materials related to a variety of topics. Publications date between 1869 and 2004. Unlike the other Culinary Ephemera collections, the materials in this collection were grouped by size rather than by topic, so the boxes contain material from sometimes unrelated subject areas.
- - - [Circa 1900s-circa 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Paper, Plastic, and Foil (Circa 1900s-circa 1990s)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to paper, plastic, and foil goods in food preparation and storage. Publications date from the 1900s-1990s.
- - - [1887-2005] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Papers and Magazines (1887-2005)
Extent: 4 Linear Feet (8 Hollinger boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. The collection includes promotional material from and related to magazines, newspapers, and other publications, with the largest groupings of materials from Good Housekeeping magazine and the Detroit Free Press. Publications date from 1887-2005, with most materials dating from the mid-twentieth century.
- - - [Circa 1890s-Circa 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Pasta, Rice, Grains, and Legumes (Circa 1890s-Circa 1990s)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes materials promoting pasta, rice, other grain and cereal products, and legumes. Publications date from circa 1890s - circa 1990s, with the bulk of material published after 1930.
- - - [1836-circa 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Patent Medicine (1836-circa 1990s)
Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet (5 small manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes materials promoting patent medicines - proprietary medicines available without a prescription. A small amount of material related to herbal medicines also appears in this collection. Publications date from 1836 - circa 1990s, with the bulk of material published from the 1870s-1920s.
- - - [Circa 1920s - 1977] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Radio and Television (Circa 1920s - 1977)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes culinary-related items promoting various radio programs and television shows. Publications date from circa 1920s-1977, with most from the 1930s-1960s.
- - - [1860-1991] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Refrigerators and Freezers (1860-1991)
Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet (10 small manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box.)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes culinary-related items relating to refrigeration and freezing. Most items promote particular brands of refrigerators, freezers, and ice cream freezers, and often provide instructions or recipes relating to the use of those products, especially frozen desserts. Publications date from 1860-1991, with most from the 1890s-1950s.
- - - [1893-1956] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Serving Pieces (1893-1956)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to serving pieces, principally chafing dishes. Chafing dishes are a type of portable heating and serving dish that allows food to be cooked or kept warm at the table. Publications in this collection date from 1893-1956.
- - - [Circa 1900-1999] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Soups and Bouillion (Circa 1900-1999)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to soups and bouillon. Publications date from circa 1900-1999, with most items from the 1940s-1980s.
- - - [1886 to 1994] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Spices, Extracts, and Salt Products (1886 to 1994)
Extent: 3.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to herbs and spices, flavoring extracts, and salt products. Publications date from 1874 to circa 1999, with most items from the 1920s-1960s.
- - - [1880-1997] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Stoves (1880-1997)
Extent: 7.5 Linear Feet (15 boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional materials relating to cooking and heating stoves, dating from 1880 to 1997. The collection is divided into five series, with Series 1 containing general material, Series 2-4 containing material related to specific kinds of stoves, and Series 5 containing oversized material.
- - - [Circa 1906 - circa 2000] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Sweetening Products (Circa 1906 - circa 2000)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (6 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to sweetening products, including sugar, maple syrup, honey, and molasses. There is also a small amount of material related to artificial sweeteners. Publications date from circa 1906 to circa 2000, with most items from the 1920s-1950s.
- - - [1897 to 1990s] Title: Culinary Ephemera: Tableware (1897 to 1990s)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to table settings and tableware, including china, silverware, and place setting etiquette. The material dates from 1897 through the 1990s, with the majority of material dating from the mid-twentieth century.
- - - [1916-1945] Title: Culinary Ephemera: War (1916-1945)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (6 small manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Forms part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive. This collection includes promotional items related to World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945). Publications date from 1916-1919, and from circa 1940-1944.
Cope, David, 1948- / [1972-2013] Title: David Cope Papers (1972-2013, bulk 1980-2013)
Extent: 22.0 Linear Feet
Abstract: David Cope is a poet in the Objectivist tradition and the founder of Nada Press, a small press which publishes the literary magazine Big Scream and other poetry. Cope, a University of Michigan graduate and lifelong Michigan resident, teaches literature and writing at Grand Rapids Community College and Western Michigan University. The collection documents Cope's writing, editing, and to some extent teaching and other spheres of Cope's life, through correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed material, photographs, and videotapes.
Stewart, Don / [1890-2000] Title: Don Stewart IWW Collection (1890-2000)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (The collection is comprised of six manuscript boxes. )
Abstract: This collection documenting the history of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and of labor organizing in North America was assembled by Don Stewart, owner of the Vancouver bookstore MacLeod's Books since 1973. The collection is arranged into five series. Organizational Records comprise records of the central IWW administration, such as general convention minutes (1913-1969 with gaps), general executive boards letters and minutes (1959-1964), financial statements (1918-1944 with gaps), membership cards, and documents from the general defense committee relating to IWW prisoners during World War I. Reflecting the IWW's internal structure, Constituent Unions Records are organized by industrial trade numbers and include administrative documents and organizing literature. Constituent Unions Records also include a few folders relating to the Western Federation of Miners, which pre-dates IWW's founding in 1905 The Colorado Coal Strike Archive is a set of letters, telegrams between labor organizers, bulletins to workers, and other documents relating to the Columbine Mine Massacre of 1927. Topical Literature contains general ephemera by the IWW and literature related to the IWW and labor unions, including a transcript of the play "The Wobblies" by Ronald Weihs and a memorial booklet for Carlo Tresca. Finally, International Material contains foreign print materials about IWW or labor more generally. It also contains records and letters from the Canadian division of IWW in the Vancouver area, including letters from Fred Thompson and Pete Seeger.
Werkheiser, Don / [1885-1998] Title: Don Werkheiser Papers (1885-1998, bulk 1950-1994)
Extent: 8 linear feet
Abstract: Don Werkheiser was a teacher, writer, and philosopher-reformer active in the last half of the 20th century. He is best described as an individualist anarchist and libertarian. Most of his writings center on the philosophy of Mutual Option Relationship, which he developed and promoted throughout his life. It is multidisciplinary in its nature but based mainly on principles of equal rights and freedom of the individual. The eight linear feet of papers consist primarily of Werkheiser's writings (in the form of notes, drafts, and finished typescripts), correspondence with friends and colleagues, and related ephemera. A small number of photographs, materials documenting Werkheiser's interests and activities, and works by associates of Werkheiser are also present.
Tyler, Dorothy L., 1901-1982 / [1919-1982] Title: Dorothy L. Tyler papers (1919-1982)
Extent: 10 Linear Feet (10 record center boxes )
Abstract: This collection documents Dorothy L. Tyler's life and professional career, including her literary endeavors, primarily through her diaries, literary manuscripts, and materials for two unfinished monographs. The collection is of interest to researchers of Detroit history, the Merrill Palmer Institute, literary life at the University of Michigan in the 1920s, Robert Frost, and sculptor Carl Milles. Researchers of women's literary and social history will also find the collection interesting. The Tyler collection consists of ten boxes of material, two of them diaries and day books.
Pappas, Douglas. / [1913-2004] Title: Douglas R. Pappas Archive (1913-2004)
Extent: 20.0 Linear feet (34 manuscript boxes and 6 postcard boxes)
Abstract: Douglas Pappas was a traveler, collector, lawyer, and a huge fan of Baseball. The Douglas Pappas Archive documents the modern Lincoln Highway Association, as well as the personal interests of Douglas Pappas with his travel albums/scrapbooks and postcard collection. The collection is arranged into four series: Lincoln Highway Association, Publications, Travel albums/Scrapbooks, and Postcards. The Lincoln Highway Association series contains business records, ephemera, and manuscripts that date from their charter conference planning in 1992 to 2004. There are newsletters relating to local chapter activities, reports, and correspondence. The Lincoln Highway Forum from 1993-2004 is included in the publications series with other printed materials relating to the Lincoln Highway and Lincoln Highway Association that cover 1913-2003. The travel albums/scrapbooks span the years 1985-1999 and contain postcards, maps, souvenirs, photographs, and typed commentary documenting travels on roads across the United States. The postcard collection focuses on buildings such as hotels and motels, as well as landmarks along the numbered highways in the United States. U.S. Highways 1 through 101 are included in the collection and date approximately from 1917-1971.
Perry, Duncan M., 1946- / [1970-2003] Title: Duncan Perry East European Research Collection (1970-2003, bulk 1990-1994)
Extent: 17.0 Linear feet
Abstract: The Duncan Perry Collection consists of materials that document political and economic developments in eastern Europe from 1990-1994. The materials that have been processed, and that are represented in this finding aid, specifically cover the countries of southeastern Europe: Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, the states of the former Yugoslavia, and Turkey.
- - - [1882-1927] Title: E. Cora DePuy Papers (1882-1927, bulk 1900-1919)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: Consists primarily of literary manuscripts collected from Michigan authors, poets, and journalists. Includes the original manuscripts of R.H. Thorpe's "Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight"; "The Suitors of Bridget" by O. Thanet; editorials by G.P. Goodale; essays by G. Ade, F. Carlisle, and R. Gibbons; and other poems, plays, and short stories by turn-of-the-century Michigan writers. Subjects include a short biography of F.C. Newcombe, University of Michigan professor of Botany, and a program from a 1902 banquet honoring Detroit newspaperman Judson Grenell. Also present are copies of the Proceedings of the first annual meeting of the Michigan Woman's Press Association (1891) and The Journalist (1904 Feb. 27); and limited correspondence. Accompanied by 19 photographs, mostly portraits, and 1 tintype.
Doree, E. F. (Edward Frederick) / [1917-1922] Title: E.F. Doree papers (1917-1922)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: This collection contains personal and case-related correspondence, documents, and photographs from E.F. Doree, a labor organized imprisoned but later pardoned for his political activities.
Yellin, Edward L. (Edward Leon), 1927-2020; Yellin, Jean Fagan, 1930- / [1948-2019] Title: Ed and Jean Yellin HUAC Papers (1948-2019)
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet (9 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Ed and Jean Yellin HUAC Papers (1948-2019) consist of materials relating to the Yellins' legal battles against the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) after Ed Yellin's refusal to testify on the basis of the First Amendment. The materials detail the effects on the Yellins' lives, and their later decision to publish a memoir about their experiences, titled In Contempt: Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC. The materials also document the progression of the case and subsequent appeals. The collection consists of five series: Correspondence, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Files, Newspaper Clippings, Research Files, and In Contempt Manuscript Drafts and Notes.
Stover, Robert "Ed"; Goring, William "Bill" / [1970-1972] Title: Ed Stover Prison Letter Collection (1970-1972)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Weber, Edward Charles, 1922-2006 / [1949-2006] Title: Edward C. Weber Papers (1949-2006)
Extent: 28.0 Linear feet (54 manuscript boxes, 1 oversized box.)
Abstract: Edward C. Weber (1922-2006) was long-time curator of the University of Michigan Special Collection's Joseph A. Labadie Collection of radical history. Under his stewardship, the Labadie Collection grew into one of the premier and most forward-thinking holdings of materials relating to radical and protest groups from the United States and around the world. The Edward C. Weber Papers are made up of the subject's correspondence and biographical materials, written from 1949 to 2006. The bulk of the collection, the correspondence is mostly comprised of Weber's letters soliciting materials on behalf of the Labadie Collection or fielding reference questions from researchers, as well as personal correspondence from the his family and friends. The collection's materials are comprised of letters (typed and handwritten), printed out emails, postcards, greeting cards, news clippings, photographs, printed biographical materials, framed commendations, and other miscellaneous paper materials.
Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951 / [1912-1922] Title: Ella Reeve Bloor Papers (1912-1922)
Extent: 2.0 Linear feet (4 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Ella Reeve "Mother" Bloor (1862–1951) was an American activist dedicated to the labor movement, the Socialist Party, and numerous radical groups.
Ellen Murray Chamberlain / [1972-1973] Title: Ellen Murray Chamberlain Collection of Children's Authors (1972-1973)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (21 folders in 1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection consists of letters, prints, and brochures that children's authors and their publishers sent to Chamberlain, a school librarian.
Browne, Ellen Van Volkenburg, 1882-1975; Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955 / [1772-1983] Title: Ellen Van Volkenburg and Maurice Browne papers (1772-1983, bulk 1910-1960)
Extent: 50 Linear Feet (39 boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 90 bound volumes, 7 drawers)
Abstract: The Ellen Van Volkenburg and Maurice Browne Papers document their personal and professional lives together. The papers are also an important source for American and British theater history.
George, Emery Edward, 1933- / [1965-ongoing] Title: Emery Edward George Papers (1965-[ongoing])
Extent: 11 linear feet
Abstract: University of Michigan professor of Germanic Language, Literature, and Culture, scholar and translator of East and Central European literature, poet. Correspondence with authors, scholars, poets, and editors; manuscript and printed versions of poetry printed by George's Kylix Press; notes, drafts, typescripts, and proofs of articles, reviews, and the major editorial works "Contemporary East European poetry," and "Husbanding the golden grain: studies in honor of Henry W. Nordmeyer."
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940; Hersch, Virginia; Berkman, Alexander, 1870-1936 / [1930-1934] Title: Emma Goldman / Virginia Hersch papers (1930-1934, bulk 1931-1932)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection consists of letters from anarchist writers and labor organizers Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman to their friends Virginia and Lee Hersch, along with a couple miscellaneous private publications.
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940; Van Valkenburgh, Warren Starr, 1884-1938.; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926.Debs, Theodore, 1864-1945.Yelensky, Boris, 1889-1974Berger, Victor L., 1860-1929Hall, Bolton, 1854-1838Weinberger, Harry, 1888-Scott, Evelyn, 1893-1963Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884-Kelly, Harry, 1871-1953Levine, Isaac Don, 1892-1981Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945Ellis, Havelock, 1859-1939Kuehn, Herman.Nettlau, Max, 1865-1944Reitman, Ben L. (Ben Lewis), 1879-1942.Steffens, Lincoln, 1866-1936Hapgood, Hutchins, 1869-1944Seldes, George,, 1890-1995 / [1910s to 1930s] Title: Emma Goldman and Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh (1910s to 1930s)
Extent: 1.00 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains materials about the personal lives and political activities of Emma Goldman and Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh, organized into four series. The bulk of the collection is correspondence between the two anarchists, primarily from the 1920s (Series 1). Also included is correspondence with other people (Series 2), records and correspondence related to committees for various political causes and to raise funds for the writing of Goldman's autobiography (Series 3), and printed materials including books and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and typewritten drafts written by Goldman (Series 4).
Winslow, Erving, 1839-1922 / [1898-1922] Title: Erving Winslow Papers (1898-1922)
Extent: 2.25 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes and 5 phase (foldout) boxes. )
Abstract: These are the papers of Erving Winslow (1839-1922), Secretary of the Anti-Imperialist League (Boston, MA). The collection is largely correspondence related to the activities of the Anti-Imperialist League, especially those regarding Philippine independence. Many of these letters are from members of the U.S. Congress, U.S. and Philippine officials, representatives of public interest groups, and the press. There are also five volumes of record books of Anti-Imperialist League executive committee meetings as well as annual meetings (spanning 1898-1920).
Dolgoff, Esther, 1905-; Cohen, Joseph Jacob, 1878-1953 / [1980-2018] Title: Esther Dolgoff "Jewish Anarchist Movement in America" collection (1980-2018, bulk 1980-1989)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains material related to the anarchist Esther Dolgoff's English translation, completed around 1980, of Joseph Cohen's 1945 Yiddish book Di yidish anarkhistishe bavegung in Amerike: historike iberblik un perzenlekhe iberlebungen (The Jewish Anarchist Movement in America: Historical Overview and Personal Experiences). In addition to a photocopy of Dolgoff's handwritten translation of the four-part work, the collection contains a small number of letters written by Dolgoff concerning the manuscript.
Smyth, Ethel, 1858-1944 / [1910-1962] Title: Ethel Smyth Collection (1910-1962, bulk 1917-1942)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Ethel Smyth collection contains correspondence with members of the musical community and members of the women's suffrage movement, drafts of autobiographical work, performance programs and pamphlets, and extensive diaries by Smyth commenting on personal matters, national and regional politics, composition and performance, and the lives of her friends. Also contains two sketches of Smyth by an unknown artist and two books of research notes by Christopher Marie St. John for the definitive biography of Smyth.
Langbord, Eva; Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 / [1934-1985] Title: Eva Langbord Emma Goldman Papers (1934-1985)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box containing 142 items)
Abstract: The collection contains material related primarily to Langbord's long friendship with Emma Goldman. It includes correspondence, clippings, portraits of Goldman, and miscellaneous material related to Goldman including her Russian passport, US citizenship document, and affidavits witnessing Goldman's marriage. It also contains a signed will by Alexander Berkman.
Thompson, Everett E. / [1900-1930] Title: Everett E. Thompson Collection (1900-1930, bulk 1900-1910)
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (One manuscript box of two folders and two full envelopes of correspondence and three small boxes of photographs)
Abstract: This collection is comprised of the Everett E. Thompson Papers and Photographs. It contains material related to American missionary and civil servant Everett E. Thompson and includes correspondence and extensive photographs from Thompson's time in the Philippines in particular and Southeast Asia in general. Photographs document Thompson's travel to different islands in the Philippines, missionary and American life there, Thompson's travel between San Francisco, Honolulu, the Philippines, Singapre, and Myanmar, and unnamed subjects from the period after Thompson's return to the United States. Many of the photographs contain descriptive notes.
Arcos, Federico, 1920-2015 / [1931-2015] Title: Federico Arcos Papers (1931-2015)
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet (Eight manuscript boxes and two half manuscript boxes)
Fifth Estate / [1967-2016] Title: Fifth Estate Records (1967-2016, bulk 1982-1999)
Extent: 17 Linear Feet (34 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Politically and socially radical underground newspaper founded in Detroit, Michigan, in 1965. The tabloid reflected an anarchist-libertarian philosophy during the 1970s under the influence of the "Eat the Rich Gang," which included editors Peter and Marilyn Werbe. Throughout the 1980s, the Fifth Estate continued to cover local issues and events, along with critiques of modern industrial society and articles covering the radical environmental movement. In 1999, the "Alternative Press Review" described the paper as an "anti-technology, anti-civilization, anarcho-primitivist quarterly."Collection consists of correspondence, business and office records, submissions for possible publication, clippings, flyers, posters, and photographs documenting the activities of the Fifth Estate primarily from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. Financial documents, advertising, subscription and book orders, as well as legal documents regarding lawsuits are included. Correspondents include Bob Black, Peter Werbe, Marilyn Werbe, David Watson, John Zerzan, Lorraine Perlman, and editor (2002- ) Andy Smith (also known under the pseudonyms Sunfrog, Anu Bonobo, and Andrew Smith). The bulk of the audiovisual and digital media relate to Peter Werbe's Late Night radio show that dealt with similar topics as Fifth Estate.
Steiner, Francis / [1918-1920] Title: Francis Steiner Papers (1918-1920)
Extent: 70 Items
Abstract: Private Steiner, a communist and conscientious objector, was sentenced to death for refusing military orders in WWI. Sentence was commuted to 15 years hard-labor by President Harding. Consists of 66 Steiner letters written from prison to his sisters and mother.
Rosemont, Franklin; Rosemont, Penelope / [1950-2012] Title: Franklin and Penelope Rosemont papers (1950-2012, bulk 1960-2009)
Extent: 48.00 Linear Feet (94 manuscript boxes, 1 record center box)
Abstract: The Rosemont Papers comprise the writings, papers, and correspondence of Franklin and Penelope Rosemont. Major subjects include the Surrealist Movement in Chicago, the United States, and internationally; the publishing activities of Black Swan Press and Charles H. Kerr Company; the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW); and labor history. The collection includes original artwork, photographs, poetry, and published and unpublished manuscripts by the Rosemonts and their contemporaries.
Cohen, Joseph Jacob, 1878-1953.; Mrachnyi, Mark / [1922-1940] Title: Fraye Arbeter Shtime (Freie Arbeiter Stimme) Papers (1922-1940)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection consists of manuscripts of articles submitted to Fraye Arbeter Shtime, a Jewish Anarchist journal, during the 1920s and 30s.
Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929 / [1915-1917] Title: Frederick and Lilian Holt Peace Expedition Papers (1915-1917)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Correspondence, photos, and other material of Detroit businessman Frederick Holt relating to his activities as a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915, as the personal representative of Henry Ford and business manager for the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation in 1916, and with the War Department Commission on Training Camp Activities, 1917, and the Playground and Recreation Association of America, 1917. Papers of his wife, Lilian (Silk) Holt (1869-1949), a women's suffragist and philanthropist, include a speech and correspondence, primarily about the Woman's Peace Party, 1915-1916. Among the correspondents are Henry Ford and Hungarian writer and feminist Rosika Schwimmer.
Harmon, George H. / [1959-1985] Title: George H. Harmon Papers (1959-1985)
Extent: 12.4 linear ft.
Abstract: The George H. Harmon Papers, 1959-1985 consist of subject files, correspondence, product literature, press releases and newsletters, magazine clippings, and periodicals and books concerning the research and development of microfilm and corresponding companies and organizations. Subject files include material on the National Microfilm Association, particularly for the years 1969 to 1971, the International Micrographic Congress (1965-1982), the development of the FR80 computer output microfilm recorder, and work for the Western Electric Company and Information International, Inc. Principal correspondents include D.M. Avedon, O.G. Banks, L.J. Kiersky, M. Mandel, V.B. Phillips, J.R. Robertson, V.D. Tate, J.R. White, F.L. Williford, D.R. Wolf, and C.P. Yerkes.
Salzman, George / [1969-2017, bulk 1990-2008] Title: George Salzman Papers (, bulk 1969-2017, bulk 1990-2008)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (Salzman's papers have been rehoused in 6 manuscript boxes. )
Abstract: This collection consists of physics professor and anarchist George Salzman's manuscripts, writings, correspondence, photographs, teaching materials, and ephemera.
Pyrros, James G. / [1949-1995 (bulk dates 1967-1974)] Title: Greek Anti-Junta Struggle collection (1949-1995 (bulk dates 1967-1974))
Extent: 13.5 Linear Feet (11 record center boxes and 3 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Greek Anti-Junta Struggle Papers are a collection of materials on the subject of the Greek coup d'etat by military leaders in 1967 and the ensuing junta which continued until 1974. The collection includes not only a thorough assemblage of newspaper and magazine clippings, but also a sizable and valuable compilation of such materials as correspondence, government reports and briefings, press releases, transcripts, essays, periodicals, and a full collection of Congressional Record items relating to Greece from 1956-1975.
Franzwa, Gregory M., 1926-2009 / [1913-2009] Title: Gregory M. Franzwa Lincoln Highway Papers. (1913-2009, bulk 1992-2007)
Extent: 4.5 Linear feet (9 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Gregory M. Franzwa Lincoln Highway Papers consist of correspondence, publications, clippings, administrative papers, and audiovisual materials that not only discuss the inner workings of the Lincoln Highway Association that Franzwa helped spearhead in 1992 but also showcase the legacy of the historic interstate.
Bartlett, Harley Harris, 1886-1960 / [1900-1931] Title: H. H. Bartlett Papers (1900-1931, bulk 1900-1916)
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (One half-manuscript box)
Abstract: Harley Harris Bartlett was a University of Michigan botanist who conducted field research in Sumatra, Haiti, Taiwan, the Philippines, and across South America. This collection, housed at the SCRC, contains material related to the Southern Philippines in the early 20th century. It includes a typescript account of Aguinaldo's arrest by U.S. troops (in Spanish), translations of articles from the Voz de Mindanao, American reports on Moro Province (now the Department of Mindanao and Sulu), a transcript copy of the sentence passed by an American court in the Philippines in United States vs. Panglima Indanan, and American military reports. For material related to Bartlett's long career in botany, see the Harley Harris Bartlett Papers: 1909-1960 at the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library.
Cooper, Hal, 1923- / [1938-2003] Title: Hal Cooper Papers (1938-2003, bulk 1970-1990)
Extent: 12 Linear Feet
Abstract: The Hal Cooper Papers consists of 48 scripts for television shows that he directed and sometimes produced, including the Dick Van Dyke Show, Death Valley Days, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, Mayberry RFD, and That Girl. He was most known for his work with I Dream of Jeannie (1965-69), and Maude (1972-78). The scripts detail the development of the sitcom in the television industry. Additional material includes an extensive oral history interview and material that relates to the sitcoms, as well as to Hal Cooper's early career and the career of his first wife, Pat Meikle.
Arzoumanian, Hamparzoum, 1866-1909 / [1896-1971] Title: Hamparzoum Arzoumanian Papers (1896-1971, bulk 1903-1906)
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Hunchakian Party activist, member of the Central Executive, orator and field worker in Persia, Tsarist Russia, London, various American cities (Boston, Worcester, New York, Waukegan, East St. Louis, Detroit, etc.) and Brantford, Canada. The collection includes family documents and official papers and photographs, correspondence with family, party founders, members of the Central Executive, chapters and members in Persia, Russia, Europe, the US; party circulars, reports and communiqués registry of fighters and groups, minutes and agendas, poems, notes, print material, poster.
Hanuman Books / [1978-1996] Title: Hanuman Books Records (1978-1996, bulk 1986-1994)
Extent: 16 boxes, 16 linear feet
Abstract: Hanuman Books was founded by Raymond Foye and Francesco Clemente in 1986. The press published small handmade books, primarily of works by contemporary avant-garde writers and rare translations. The administrative and editorial functions were housed in New York's Chelsea Hotel, while printing and binding were done in Madras, India. Through correspondence, invoices, manuscripts, typescripts, artwork, audiotapes, printed ephemera, photographs and books, this collection documents the founding of Hanuman Books, the administration of a small press, Indian printing practices, San Francisco’s North Beach and New York’s Lower East Side art scenes, Beat poetry, the Naropa Institute, contemporary music and film, and gay culture.
Franck, Harry Alverson; Franck, Rachel Latta / [1899-1986] Title: Harry Alverson Franck Papers (1899-1986, bulk 1910-1945)
Extent: 29.5 Linear Feet (25 record center boxes, 3 medium flat boxes, 2 small flat boxes, 2 leather cases, and 1 wooden slide box)
Abstract: The Henry Alverson Franck papers document the life and writings of Franck, a prolific travel writer and "self-proclaimed vagabond," and his wife Rachel Latta Franck. Both Henry and Rachel Franck wrote extensively about their travels around the world, and both published several books cataloging their journeys. The collection spans 1899-1986 contains correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, lectures, journals, diaries, photographs, negatives, slides, postcards, scrapbooks, and other ephemera related to their travels and writing projects. There are also two folders of material from the Franck's daughter Katherine Franck Huettner.
Robison, Harry V. / [1905-1934] Title: Harry V. Robison Papers (1905-1934)
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Harry V. Robison was an employee of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Company and the Elgin, Joliet, and Eastern Railway Company in the early 20th century. The collection primarily consists of correspondence, both personal and related to Robison's railroad work.
Bool, Henry / [1895-1921] Title: Henry Bool correspondence (1895-1921)
Extent: 4 linear ft. (351 items)
Abstract: Consists of 7 outgoing and 344 incoming letters, largely from 1896-1903. Chiefly concerns Bool's financial support of anarchists and their publications, especially Benjamin R. Tucker and Liberty, and Moses Harman and Lucifer, the light-bearer, distribution of literature, particularly Bool's pamphlet Liberty luminants, the philosophy and activities of anarchist friends and acquaintances, notably John W. Lloyd, as well as personal and business affairs.
Welsh, Herbert, 1851-1941 / [1895-1913] Title: Herbert Welsh Papers (1895-1913)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Chiefly correspondence and documents relating to efforts opposing American imperialism in the Philippines. Many items relate to the Anti-Imperialist League's efforts to document American atrocities, especially in the use of the so-called "water cure," to an inquiry into the death of Private Edward C. Richter, as well as Herbert Welsh's 1903 demand for publication of General N. A. Mile's report on conditions in the Philippines. Also included is correspondence on organizational matters of the League, fundraising, the editorial management of City and State, other causes, and personal affairs. 765 items.
Brundage, Slim, 1903-1990; Sheridan, Jack, 1905-1967 / [1905-1997] Title: Hobohemia Collection (1905-1997)
Extent: 17.0 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Abstract: The Hobohemia Collection contains materials from 1905-1997. The materials are original correspondence and manuscripts, photographs, serials, pamphlets, ephemera, clippings, and realia. The collection centers around soap box culture, radical thought, and open forums for free speech in Chicago that were popular from mid-1910’s to the early sixties. Jack Sheridan and to a much greater degree, Slim Brundage and The College of Complexes, are the main focus of this collection.
Fine, Holly, 1910-1998; Kaye, Danny / [1934-1994] Title: Holly Fine and Danny Kaye Papers (1934-1994, bulk 1935-1938)
Extent: 5 boxes (approx. 3.75 linear feet)
Abstract: Holly Fine was a dancer and performer with the traveling vaudeville production, the Marcus Show, in the 1930s. The collection documents Fine’s relationship with entertainer Danny Kaye, as well as the Marcus Show itself. Includes correspondence, vaudeville programs and promotional material, photographs, scrapbooks, printed material and drawings. The correspondence includes approximately 0.5 linear feet of letters written from Kaye to Fine.
Erichsen, Hugo, 1860-1944 / [1860-1944] Title: Hugo Erichsen Papers (1860-1944)
Extent: 3.25 Linear Feet (6 manuscript boxes, 1 half-manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains material related to Detroit-based German-American physician, writer, and proponent of cremation Hugo Erichsen. It includes correspondence from European and American writers. Some of the correspondence is in response to Erichsen's survey on writers' methods, which he prepared for his 1894 book "Methods of Authors"- Harriet Beecher Stowe's response is included here, among other writers.
Kaimowitz, Benita, 1935-; Vandenberg, Edward; Vandenberg, Victoria Lewicki / [October 1948 - May 1997] Title: Human Rights Party Papers (October 1948 - May 1997, bulk 1977-1986)
Extent: 2 Linear Feet (4 manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: The Human Rights Party Papers consist of correspondence, writings, administrative materials, teaching materials, notes, reports, and photos regarding the life and works of Benita and Gabe Kaimowitz and Edward and Victoria Vandenberg, all of whom were active members of the Human Rights Party in Ann Arbor in the 1970s.
Eby, Cecil D. / [1988-1998] Title: Hungary at War Collection (1988-1998)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (one record center box)
Abstract: This collection includes recordings of interviews conducted by Cecil D. Eby for his book Hungary at War: Civilians and Soldiers in World War IIas well as photographic transparencies 3.5 in floppy disks with book files, and copy of the book.
Deutchman, Ira / [1967-2016] Title: Ira Deutchman Papers (1967-2016)
Extent: 53.00 Linear Feet (100 Manuscript Boxes, 2 Record Center Boxes , 2 oversize boxes, and 1 small box, 54 oversize folders)
Abstract: The Ira Deutchman Papers represent the creator's ongoing career in the film industry, including his personal interests, teaching, and work as a production company executive for Cinecom and Fine Line Features as well as work with directors John Sayles, Alan Rudolph, and Robert Altman. The collection includes extensive catalogs and programs from film conferences and festivals around the world.
Holtzman, Irwin T.; Holtzman, Shirley / [1930s - 2000] Title: Irwin T. and Shirley Holtzman Faulkner collection (1930s - 2000)
Extent: 6 Linear Feet (13 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collections contains materials related to US modernist author William Faulkner, including manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, and event documents.
Newport, J. Herbert / [1922-1991] Title: J. Herbert Newport Collection (1922-1991)
Extent: 6 linear ft. (7 oversize boxes and 6 oversize folders.)
Abstract: J. Herbert Newport was a designer of automobile bodies from the 1930s through the 1970s, employed designing custom bodies for Duesenberg automobiles as well as bodies and parts for companies such as DuPont, General Motors, Studebaker, and Nash. The collection documents his design work through drawings and photographs and the Duesenberg phenomenon, which continues to the present day with car collecting and restoration, through correspondence, photographs, advertisements, and ephemera, drawings, and various research materials.
Engdahl, J. Louis (John Louis), 1884-1932 / [1885-1981] Title: J. Louis Engdahl Papers (1885-1981, bulk 1912-1932)
Extent: 6.5 linear feet
Abstract: J. Louis Engdahl (1884-1932), editor and journalist, was an advocate for labor, socialist, and communist causes. The collection includes letters Engdahl wrote to his wife and daughter, trial transcripts, photographs; Engdahl's original writings; and published works in various formats. Also included are memorabilia, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material, and artwork.
Girard, Jacques / [1975-1999] Title: Jacques Girard Papers (1975-1999)
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection documents the activities of Jacques Girard, who was an activist, organizer, and researcher of LGTBQ issues in France from the 1970s to the late 1990s. The collection consists of records relating to organizations that Girard was a part of, personal research papers, and manuscripts and print ephemera. Many of the materials are in original folders labeled by Girard. The collection contains three series: General Records, CUARH Records, and Research Records.
Herod, James / [1968-2007] Title: James Herod Papers (1968-2007)
Extent: 1 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract: The collection consist of copies of the author's two published books; about a third of his estimated fifty essays; several pamphlets; a limited series of mostly email correspondence dating from the turn of the millennium; and a small set of papers documenting workplace policies and politics. Of special interest are the thorough correspondence with George Salzman; the hard-to-find Autonomous Marxism: An Annotated Course Syllabus and Bibliography, by Harry Cleaver; and the set of documents pertaining to the Lucy Parsons Center.
Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O. (James Orchard), 1820-1889 / [1849-1892] Title: James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps Papers (1849-1892)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and circular letters related to antiquarian and Shakespearean James Orchard Halliwell-Phillips (1820-1889). Most of Halliwell-Phillips's papers are located at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
Stiller, Jennifer A.; Kunstler, William M. (William Moses), 1919-1995 / [1969-1970] Title: Jennifer Stiller Conspiracy Trial Papers (1969-1970)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: Materials related to the trial known variously as the Chicago Seven/Eight Trial or the Conspiracy Trial, which took place in Chicago between 1969 and 1970, gathered by Jenny Stiller. Stiller, at the time a Michigan Daily reporter, attended the trial and took detailed notes. After the close of the trial she interviewed members of the media and wrote a book called "The Movement" based partially on these interviews. The bulk of the collection is Stiller's own writing, including her notebooks and unpublished manuscript. Collection includes six notepads, the book manuscript, Stiller's press passes, and a statement from attorney William Kunstler.
Jessica Zychowicz / [1992-2019] Title: Jessica Zychowicz Papers (1992-2019)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box and 1 oversize box)
Abstract: Artwork, ephemera, journals, and underground publications (samizdat) related to protest movements in Ukraine.
Belin, David W. / [1970-1999] Title: Jewish Outreach Papers (1970-1999, bulk 1979-1998)
Extent: 19 Linear Feet
Abstract: This collection contains the correspondence between David Belin and numerous influential Jewish philanthropists, writers, rabbis, and officials of Reform Jewish organizations on the topic of Jewish Outreach. It also contains writings, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and published materials about Jewish outreach topics. Well-represented subjects include conversion to Judaism, outreach to intermarried couples, rabbinic officiation of marriages between Jews and non-Jews, Jewish population studies, anti-Semitism in late 20th century United States, and Zionism in the Reform Judaic movement.
Cohn, Jim, 1953- / [1953-2019] Title: Jim Cohn Papers (1953-2019)
Extent: 15.5 Linear Feet (19 manuscript boxes, 2 record boxes, 4 oversize boxes)
Abstract: Correspondence, manuscripts, A/V materials, journals, artwork, and realia from the life and works of post-beat poet Jim Cohn.
Blos, Joan W. / [1971-2007] Title: Joan W. Blos Papers (1971-2007)
Extent: 7 boxes and 2 oversize boxes (11 linear feet)
Abstract: Joan Blos is a writer of children's literature who lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is best known for her novel A Gathering of Days: A New England Girl's Journal, 1830-32, which in 1980 won the American Library Association's Newbery Medal.(1) Blos has written several other works of historical fiction as well as picture books for younger readers. The collection documents her career as a writer through items including development materials, correspondence, manuscripts and illustrations of both published and unpublished works.
- - - [1926-1951] Title: John E. Pokorny Papers (1926-1951, bulk 1931-1940)
Extent: 4 Linear Feet (Two record center boxes and one flat folio)
Abstract: During the 1930s, and possibly longer, John E. Pokorny was employed by Ford Motor Company as an assistant to Harry Bennett in personnel and security matters. Whether as part of his job or on his own time, Pokorny collected information on supposed subversive organizations in the Detroit, Michigan, area and, for Ford, investigated Communist infiltration oflabor unions. John Pokorny collected most of the materials in this collection to document supposed subversive activities in the Detroit area and in the United States in general. This collection largely reflects Pokorny's collecting practices and not his personal papers; hence, the collection is arranged similar to a subject file. The folders are arranged alphabetically by subject or name with most of the material dating from the 1930s. Most of the original folder titles have been maintained from Pokorny's original arrangement. News clippings comprise a majority of the contents of the collection and most of these are photocopies of the originals. The collection also contains printed materials (leaflets, brochures, flyers), some manuscript material, and a few photographs.
Finerty, John Frederick / [1921-1960] Title: John Frederick Finerty Irish Papers (1921-1960)
Extent: 4 Linear Feet (8 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: John Frederick Finerty was an Irish-American lawyer who served as legal counsel for Pres. Eamon de Valera in the Irish Republican bond litigation, was active in various organizations in support of Irish independence, and served in defense of various causes and clients, including Sacco and Venzetti and the Rosenbergs.The Papers deal primarily with the Irish bond issue.
Claybourn, John G., 1886-1967 / [circa 1907-1950] Title: John G. Claybourn Panama Canal Library: Pictorial review of the Canal, 1670-1947 (circa 1907-1950)
Extent: 24 Volumes (24 post binders containing 8,276 photographic prints. )
Abstract: The John G. Claybourn Pictorial Review of the Canal contains 8,276 black and white photographs of the work done to build the Panama Canal, and its locks and infrastructure, under the jurisdiction of the United States government between 1907 and 1947. The photographs, taken by Ernest "Red" Hallen, official photographer of the Canal Zone for 30 years, also include images of workers, officials, foreign dignitaries, and numerous visitors.
Gantt, John G. / [1951-1973] Title: John G. Gannt papers (1951-1973)
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Papers of John Gantt, microfilming pioneer and head of Photoduplication at the University of Michigan Graduate Library, including reference file on products and equipment used in the microfilming and other reproduction processes.
Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 / [1902-1903] Title: John J. Pershing Papers (1902-1903)
Extent: 1 Files (one folder in a manuscript box with single-folder collections)
Abstract: Two typed reports by General John J. Pershing on his expeditions in the Philippines. The first is of an expedition along the West shore of Lake Lanao from Camp Vicars to Marshui (May 15, 1903). The second is a typed report on an earlier expedition along Lake Lanao on Febuary 20, 1902.
Schock, John L. / [1904-1962] Title: John L. Schock Papers (1904-1962)
Extent: 0.5 Linear feet (1 manuscript box and 1 tube)
Sayles, John, 1950- / [1959-2013] Title: John Sayles Papers (1959-2013)
Extent: 222.0 Linear Feet (186 record center, 13 manuscript, 7 flat oversize boxes, and 7 oversize folders)
Abstract: The John Sayles Papers consists of documents, images, artwork and graphic material related to the noted filmmaker's life and career. Also included are the papers of Sayles' partner and producer, Maggie Renzi.
Bekken, Jon, 1960- / [1985-2016] Title: Jon Bekken papers (1985-2016)
Extent: 1.00 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains the papers of Jon Bekken, who holds a PhD in Communications and has been a faculty member at Albright College. Bekken has served in the past as general secretary-treasurer of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and as editor of the Industrial Worker. He is on the editorial team of the Anarcho-Syndicalist Review, a magazine founded in 1986 as the Libertarian Labor Review. The bulk of the papers consists of records from the Libertarian Labor Review. The collection also includes scholarly articles by Bekken and others, documentation of his contested termination from the University of Central Arkansas in the early 1990s, and papers related to the general topic of anarchism and state of the movement.
- - - [1800-2022] Title: Joseph A. Labadie Collection Subject Vertical Files: Animal Liberation (1800-2022)
Extent: 57 Files
Labadie, Jo, 1850-1933.; Labadie, Sophie Archambeau / [1870-1933] Title: Joseph A. Labadie Papers (1870-1933)
Extent: 7 Linear Feet (14 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The collection, which spans 1870s-1960s (bulk dates 1880s-1930s), chiefly includes correspondence with fellow workers in the labor movement, publishers and writers for anarchist, socialist, and labor journals, and a wide circle of friends, some letters being also addressed to Mrs. Labadie, manuscripts of his articles, speeches, and poems, photographs, and personal documents. The Family series also contains a folder of correspondence relating to the donation of this collection to the University of Michigan Library. Joseph Labadie's activities within the labor movement in Detroit, his anarchist philosphy, as well that of the many correspondents he had, and early Detroit history is welldocumented in this collection.
Adler, Joseph T.; Adler, Marie F. / [1915-1995] Title: Joseph T. and Marie F. Adler Archive of Holocaust and Judaica Materials (1915-1995, bulk 1970-1995)
Extent: 44.0 Linear feet (44 record center boxes)
Abstract: The Joseph T. and Marie F. Adler Archive of Holocaust and Judaica Materials contains material related to Judaism, Jewish culture, and the international Jewish community, largely during the 20th century. A large portion of the collection relates to the Holocaust and its aftermath, as well as anti-Semitism in general.
Warren, Josiah, 1798-1874 / [1834-1868] Title: Josiah Warren papers (1834-1868)
Extent: 28 items
Abstract: The Josiah Warren Papers comprises correspondence chiefly relating to the use of Warren's stereotype invention, the Equity movement, the cooperative society he founded in Modern Times [now Brentwood] N.Y., his philosophy of land ownership, and his journal, The Periodical Letter; lectures notes; and an article. Also printed leaflets.
Guest, Judith / [1975-1986] Title: Judith Guest Papers (1975-1986)
Extent: 5.5 linear ft.
Abstract: Novelist, University of Michigan graduate; includes correspondence, typescripts, notes, screenplays, interviews, and print material, such as reviews, interviews, and announcements, mostly relating to her works Ordinary People and title Second Heaven.
Heinzen, Karl, 1809-1880 / [1797-1905] Title: Karl Heinzen Papers (1797-1905)
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet (2 regular manuscript boxes and 1 half-width manuscript box.)
Abstract: Comprise correspondence, including series of letters from Ferdinand Freiligrath, Clara Neymann, and Mathilde F. Wendt; correspondence and documents relating to Der Pionier, with many letters relating to his efforts in 1862 to prevent confirmation of Col. L. Blenker as Brig. Gen. in the U.S. Army; manuscripts of his Gedichte and Erlebtes, and other works including poems, lectures, and articles; personal documents; and family papers including those of his father, Joseph Heinzen, and of his wife, Henriette Schiller Heinzen, including the Schiller and Moras family papers. Other correspondents include L. Bamburger, H. von Ende, H. Erichsen, K. Röser, J. A. Sprague, and F. H. Zitz.
Boyle, Kay / [1966-1980] Title: Kay Boyle (Cambodia) papers (1966-1980)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: These materials were collected during American writer Kay Boyle's time in Cambodia from 1966-1980, reporting on the impact of the Vietnam War.
Todd, Kenneth / [1896-2002] Title: Kenneth Todd Roundabouts collection (1896-2002)
Extent: 5.00 Linear Feet (10 boxes.)
Abstract: The Kenneth Todd Roundabouts Collection details highway interchange planning and regulations from the 1900s-2000s. The collection relates primarily to the implementation of roundabout (traffic circle) interchanges in the United States, but also includes a substantial collection of international articles and photographs, as well as regulatory information. Additional materials include articles on traffic signals such as stop signs, yield signs, and traffic lights; traffic accident statistics; and engineering documentation such as equations and diagrams.
Labadie, Laurance, 1896-1975. / [1882-1973] Title: Laurance Labadie Papers (1882-1973)
Extent: 9.5 Linear Feet (24 boxes)
Abstract: The Laurance Labadie Papers document the work and life of Laurance Labadie, anarchist writer and theorist and son of the noted labor leader and anarchist Joseph A. Labadie. The collection contains correspondence, other writings, and printed material related to Laurance's economic theory and work with the School of Living, as well as a series containing papers related to the work of Laurance's father Joseph A. Labadie.
The Leaping Lesbian / [1977-1980] Title: Leaping Lesbian records (1977-1980)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (One record center box and one manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains material related to the Ann Arbor- and University of Michigan- based magazine the Leaping Lesbian, which grew from a local to national profile over the course of its publication. Although the records contain little information on the magazine's administrators, they provide a descriptive view of both the local and national lesbian community. The publications themselves reflect these communities through submitted articles, letters to the editor and news releases. Business correspondence vividly portrays the growing network of lesbian and women's enterprises in the late 1970s. And personal correspondence shows the emergence of a similar network within the social community.
Walp, Lee / [1891-2002] Title: Lee Walp Family Juvenile Book Collection (1891-2002, bulk 1950-1990)
Extent: 37.00 Linear Feet (25 record center boxes, 6 oversize boxes, and 4 flat file drawers)
Abstract: The Lee Walp Family Juvenile Book Collection is the collection of the late Russell Lee Walp (1906-2003), an avid book-collector and Professor of Botany at Marietta College (Marietta, Ohio). Mr Walp, along with his wife, Esther "Sparkie" Walp, collected materials related to the best in 20th century children's literature, with an emphasis on well-known illustrators and their illustrations. He corresponded with many illustrators and authors, whose letters, manuscripts, and original artwork may be found in the collection. Ed Emberley and Robert Andrew Parker are the most well-represented, but Roger Duvoisin, Hardie Gramatky, Robert Lawson, and Shimin Symeon, as well as scores of other luminaries in the world of children's literature are also represented. Included in the collection are notes, bibliographies, and catalogues documenting how Mr. Walp built and used his collection to educate the public are included, along with a small amount of material related to the study and teaching of botany.
Sarkisian, Leo, 1921-2018; Sarkisian, Mary / [1949-2021] Title: Leo and Mary Sarkisian Collection (1949-2021, bulk 1965-2012)
Extent: 220 Linear Feet (261 boxes, 6,685 analog audio media, 2,000 graphic and print items)
Abstract: The Leo and Mary Sarkisian Collection consists of recordings of the Music Time in Africa radio program (1966-2021), the contents of the Leo Sarkisian VOA Music Library, and related contextual documents and artifacts, including the personal papers of its creator Leo Sarkisian and his wife Mary Sarkisian. The bulk of the collection is source material for the production and broadcast of Music Time in Africa, including copies of the radio broadcasts and scripts, recordings of African music compiled for use in the show, and original field recordings made by Leo Sarkisian between approximately 1959 and 1975. Other recordings include commercially produced content in LP, 45 rpm and cassette tape formats. The collection documents the public diplomacy exercised by the United States through Voice of America programming in Africa and the wide variety of musical styles of newly independent African nations.
Kruger, Lester O. (Otto) / [1956-2005] Title: Lester O. Kruger Papers (1956-2005, bulk 1974-1990)
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Lester O. Kruger was a long-time 3M employee and a leader in the micrographics industry. As an active member of the National Micrographics Association and Association for Information and Image Management, Kruger helped develop national and international micrographic standards. This collection documents Kruger's career and involvement with Filmsort/3M, NMA, and AIIM.
Lincoln Highway Association  / [1911-1941] Title: Lincoln Highway Association Records (1911-1941, bulk 1912-1930)
Extent: 6 linear ft. and 1 portfolio
Abstract: Formed in 1913 by Carl G. Fisher, Frank A. Seiberling, and Henry B. Joy, the Lincoln Highway Association was made up of representatives from the automobile, tire, and cement industries. The Association aimed to plan, fund, construct, and promote the first transcontinental highway in North America. The route ran from New York to San Francisco, and covered approximately 3,400 miles. The Detroit headquarters of the Association closed in 1928. This collection contains: correspondence, particularly between members of the Association and government officials; meeting minutes; reports, bulletins, and newsletters published by the Association; motorist maps of the route; and annotated editions of The Complete Official Road Guide of the Lincoln Highway. Photographs from the Lincoln Highway Association Records have been digitized and are accessible online at the Lincoln Highway Digital Image Collection (http://quod.lib.umich.edu/l/linchigh). The Digital Image Collection contains over 3,000 images including views of construction underway, towns and cities, markers, bridges, cars, camp sites, scenic views, and snapshots of Association directors and field secretaries traveling the route.
Biron, Lionel / [1970s-2010s] Title: Lionel Biron Papers (1970s-2010s)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: This collection contains materials about the gay communities of Ann Arbor and San Francisco, primarily in the 1970s and early 1980s. The materials were collected by Lionel Biron, who as a graduate student in Ann Arbor was instrumental in the founding of the Graduate Employees Organization and the Gay Community Services Center. The bulk of this collection relates to gay and artistic life and political activity in Ann Arbor, but San Francisco is also represented. The final series includes Biron's books of photography.
Middlesex, Lisa / [1974-2005] Title: Lisa Middlesex Papers (1974-2005, bulk 1980-2004)
Extent: 18.0 Linear Feet (7 boxes, 1 manuscript box, 8 oversize boxes)
Abstract: Papers of Ann Arbor artist, writer, and musician who specialized in artwork involving bondage, fetishism, sadomasochism, cross-dressing, and transsexuality. Included are correspondence, personal items, original artwork, original writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials.
Nungesser, Lon G. / [1970-1989] Title: Lon G. Nungesser Hope for Humanity Papers (1970-1989)
Extent: 2 Linear Feet
Abstract: The Lon G. Nungesser Hope for Humanity Papers, 1970-1989 comprise correspondence, drafts of unpublished and published manuscripts, ideas for research projects, family history material, publishers' contracts, placement files, and copies of his three books: Homosexual acts, actors and identities (Praeger, 1983), Epidemic of courage: facing AIDS in America (St. Martin's, 1986), and Notes on living until we say goodbye: a personal guide (St. Martin's, 1988). The papers reflect Nungesser's struggle against homophobia and particularly his battle with AIDS and coping with terminal illness. Correspondents include Dana H. Bramel, Stuart Kellogg, and Philip G. Zimbardo.
Blanc, Louis, 1811-1882 / [1849-1878] Title: Louis Blanc Papers (1849-1878)
Extent: 0.5 Linear feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: French activist Louis Blanc's papers consist of five manuscripts and 59 letters, most addressed to publisher Leon Escudier, and to Blanc's long-time friend, Noel Parfait (1831-1898).
Berger, Louis J.  / [1882-1941] Title: Louis J. Berger Collection (1882-1941, bulk 1885-1895)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (One record center box)
Abstract: This collection details the correspondence and writings of Louis J. Berger, an avid bicycling journalist and enthusiast in the 1880s and 1890s. The collection pimarily consists of his correspondence, most of which is related to bicylicing ethusiasts and cycling clubs. The Bicycling series relates to cycling clubs and magazines, as well as newspaper clippings, song lyrics, and bicycle part receipts. Berger himself worked as the editor for the "Bearings" bicycling magazine in the early 1880s, and as the editor for "Cycling Life" after moving to Chicago in 1887.
Henry Allen Buck, Lt. / [1862-1863] Title: Lt. Henry Allen Buck Civil War Papers (1862-1863)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: Henry Buck graduated from the University of Michigan in 1858 and was granted an M.A. degree in 1861. He was admitted to the bar and practiced law briefly in Grand Rapids. He joined the 51st Illinois Infantry Regiment of Volunteers, becoming an acting First Lieutenant on June 15, 1862, and was placed in command of his company about January 15, 1863. On September 19, 1863, at the Battle of Chickamauga, he was killed instantly with a shot in the head. The letters and diary are entirely concerned with his experiences and observations while serving with the Union Army. A biography of Buck, and his obituary, are included in the papers.
Wright, Luke E. (Luke Edward), 1846-1922 / [1883-1911] Title: Luke Wright papers (1883-1911, bulk 1900-1906)
Extent: 3 Linear Feet (1 record center box and 3 flat (drop front) oversize boxes)
Abstract: American political figure in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; appointed Governor General of the Philippines in 1901; 1906-1907 served as the ambassador to Japan; appointed Secretary or War under President Theodore Roosevelt from 1908-1909. Collection includes correspondence, household budgets, invitations, letters of reference, documents, clippings and photographs reflecting aspects of Wright's diplomatic career in the Philippines, Japan and the United States. The bulk of the collection covers Luke and Katherine Wright's lives during their appointment to the Philippines, 1900-1906. Of particular interest are letters from Theodore Roosevelt, William Taft and Leonard Wood.
Graham, Marcus, b. 1893. / [1936-1974] Title: Marcus Graham Papers (1936-1974)
Extent: 0.25 Linear feet (1 small manuscript box.)
Piercy, Marge / [1958-2004] Title: Marge Piercy Papers (1958-2004, bulk 1966-2003)
Extent: 54 boxes, 8 oversize boxes, and 3 portfolios (approximately 54 linear feet)
Abstract: Marge Piercy is an internationally recognized feminist poet and writer. A University of Michigan alumna, Piercy is the author of over thirty published works and a contributor to numerous journals and anthologies. The collection documents Piercy’s work as a writer, through manuscripts, literary correspondence, printed ephemera, videotapes, and audio material, as well as a small number of photographs and personal artifacts. Also present are works of others based on or relating to Piercy’s writings. The bulk of the collection is comprised of thirty-four feet of manuscripts and nine feet of correspondence.
Lanzar-Carpio, Maria C.; Willis, Henry Parker, 1874-1937; Artiaga, Santiago / [1928] Title: Maria C. Lanzar-Carpio Papers ()
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box (less than .5 linear feet))
Abstract: This collection is comprised of a typescript carbon copy of Maria C. Lanzar-Carpio's doctoral dissertation, titled "The Anti-Imperialist League" (University of Michigan, 1928), and three letters to Lanzar-Carpio. This is part of the larger Lanzar-Carpio Collection, which also includes the Herbert Welsh Papers as well as the Erving Winslow Papers.
Holtz, Mark / [1933-1934] Title: Mark Holtz Correspondence (1933-1934)
Extent: 17 items
Abstract: The letters in the Mark Holtz Correspondence collection, addressed to Holtz from various locations in Russia, are from seven Russian political dissidents who had received money and the promise of reading material from Holtz, an American teacher living in Los Angeles. The letters give brief descriptions of the authors' desolation, illness, and great financial need. Writers are Lev L. Blomets, Andrei N. Kalachev, V. Khudolei, A. A. Kolemasov, Anatoli Konse, Raia V. Shulman, and Nikolai Tushanov.
Mrachnyi, Mark / [1922-1940] Title: Mark Mrachnyi Papers (1922-1940)
Extent: 5 linear ft. (214 items)
Abstract: Mrachnyi, a Russian immigrant anarchist, who at various times went by the surnames Clevans, Klavansky, and Mratchny, was editor of Freie Arbeiter Stimme in the 1930s. The papers consist of correspondence relating to personal matters and editorial work, three radiograms reporting on the Spanish Civil War, some miscellaneous documents, and six circulars and one manifesto of the Association Internationale des Travailleurs. Contains letters from many leading anarchists including Emma Goldman. The papers are in English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Yiddish, with the Russian and Yiddish items accompanied by translations.
Vicinus, Martha J. / [1968-1976] Title: Martha J. Vicinus Papers (1968-1976)
Extent: 1.25 linear feet in 4 boxes
Abstract: Documents and correspondence detailing Martha Vicinus' involvement in the New University Conference (NUC).
Sostre, Martin, 1923-2015; Sostre, Vincent; Felber, Garrett / [1923-2013] Title: Martin Sostre Collection (1923-2013, bulk 1967-1976)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box.)
Abstract: The Martin Sostre Collection (1923-2013; bulk 1967-1976) consists of correspondence, flyers, drawings, newspaper clippings, court records, pamphlets, newsletters, photographs, and handwritten notes pertaining to activist Martin Sostre. The collection contains original material created by Sostre, as well as material collected by others while he was incarcerated.
Weik, Mary Hays, 1898- / [1921-1979] Title: Mary Hays Weik papers (1921-1979)
Extent: 8.35 linear feet
Abstract: The Mary Hays Weik Papers include correspondence with anti-nuclear activists world wide, public officials, concerned citizens, and Weik's family; newsletters and articles on nuclear power, civil rights, neighborhood improvement in Cincinnati in the 1950s, and right-wing and anti-communist organizations; other writings by Weik; legal documents on nuclear power plants in New York; research notes; newspaper clippings; and subject files. Also includes the correspondence, 1950-1954, of Caroline Urie, who, like Weik, was a leader of the American branch of the International Registry of World Citizens.
Heald, Mary; Heald Lane, Mary / [10 September 1858 - 9 January 1905] Title: Mary Heald and Mary Heald Lane diary (10 September 1858 - 9 January 1905)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: The collection consists of a single diary in which two successive generations of women chronicle the upbringing of their own daughters.
Phelps, Mary Merwin, 1864-1944 / [1897-1956] Title: Mary Merwin Phelps papers (1897-1956, bulk 1926-1956)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: Consists primarily of manuscripts of unpublished biographies, plays, and short prose. Correspondence with many prominent journalists, historians, novelists, and other early 20th century literati includes both criticism of Phelps's writing and general discussion of the writer's craft. Accompanied by research materials, photos, and illustrations for several works including her only published book, Kate Chase, dominant daughter (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1935); 1 scrapbook; and 1 record book showing the dates manuscripts were sent to and returned by publishers.
Mattachine Society / [1957-1995] Title: Mattachine Society Records (1957-1995, bulk 1959-1960)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection is comprised of various administrative materials created or gathered by the Mattachine Society's Regional Council in Detroit. These materials were created and/or gathered between 1957 and 1995, with the bulk of the material coming from 1959-1960.
Michigan Central Railroad Company / [24 April 1930 - 6 September 1934 and undated] Title: Michigan Central Railroad Mugshot collection (24 April 1930 - 6 September 1934 and undated)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (112 photographs and attached cards in two manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Michigan Central Railroad Police Department Mugshot Photographs Collection contains 112 mugshots and accompanying police intake records for suspected members of the Communist Party USA.
Gold, Michael; Folsom, Michael / [1901-1990, and undated] Title: Mike Gold (Irwin Granich) and Mike Folsom papers (1901-1990, and undated, bulk 1930-1967)
Extent: 13 Linear Feet (13 record boxes and 1 oversize box)
- - - [1970s] Title: Motor City Labor League Collection (1970s)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
Abstract: Materials related to the Marxist-Leninist group Motor City Labor League, active in Detroit in the 1970s. Divided into series based loosely on date and group. The group had an acrimonious split in the early 1970s, with the alliances of the resulting organizations constantly shifting.
- - - [2004-2015] Title: Ms. Bob Davis Papers (2004-2015)
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, ephemera, publications, and A/V materials created or collected by Ms. Bob Davis, a transgender rights activist and professor of music at City College of San Francisco.
Savoca, Nancy; Guay, Richard A. / [1955-2019] Title: Nancy Savoca papers (1955-2019, bulk 1982-2012)
Extent: 52.5 Linear Feet (55 manuscript boxes, 25 record center boxes, 5 flat oversize boxes)
Abstract: This collection documents Nancy Savoca's filmmaking career from the early 1980s to 2012. The bulk of the material consists of scripts, documents used during film production, and advertisements. The collection also includes a small group of materials related to Savoca's husband, film producer Rich Guay. The materials are arranged chronologically by production, with unproduced projects placed at the end.
Madgett, Naomi Cornelia Long / [1937-2004] Title: Naomi Long Madgett and the Lotus Press Papers (1937-2004, bulk 1970-2003)
Extent: 14 boxes and one oversize box (approximately 16 linear feet)
Abstract: Naomi Long Madgett is a prominent poet, educator, and editor, recognized for her significant contribution to African-American letters. Since 1972 she has run, single-handedly, Lotus Press, which publishes poetry by African-Americans and others. The collection documents Madgett's career and the operation of Lotus Press, through correspondence, manuscripts (both by Madgett and by authors published by Lotus Press), ephemera, audiovisual material, and photographs.
National Commission on Libraries and Information Science / [1966-1995] Title: National Commission on Libraries and Information Science Records (1966-1995, bulk 1979-1989)
Extent: 69 linear feet
Abstract: Materials relating to the work of the National Commission on Libraries and Information Science and the 1979 and 1991 White House Conferences on Libraries and Information Services. Includes correspondence, committee files, clippings and subject files.
National Microfilm Association / [1944-1989] Title: National Microfilm Association records (1944-1989, bulk 1944-1973)
Extent: 76.5 linear feet (ca. 153,000 pp.) in 79 boxes
Abstract: The records of the National Microfilm Association concern the work of the organization between 1944 and 1973, with scattered materials documenting some activities as late as 1990. The materials consist of correspondence, constitutions, by-laws, handbooks, meeting minutes, membership lists, biographical information, financial records, company publications, and articles and scholarly presentations.
Denny, Dallas, 1949- / [1977-2001] Title: National Transgender Library and Archive Collection (1977-2001, bulk 1990-1999)
Extent: 28.5 Linear Feet (20 boxes)
Delbanco, Nicholas, 1942- / [1956-2010] Title: Nicholas Delbanco Papers (1956-2010, bulk 1966-2000)
Extent: 47 linear feet (50 boxes)
Abstract: Nicholas Delbanco (1942-), came to the University of Michigan in 1985, from Bennington College and Skidmore College, and has served as Director of the MFA Program in Creative Writing and as Robert Frost Collegiate Professor of English Language and Literature.He has also served both as Director and Chair of the Avery Hopwood and Jule Hopwood Awards Program. He has published over twenty-four books (novels, short stories, non-fiction, and textbooks), as well as many essays, reviews, and articles, and edited selected works of his friends and mentors, John Gardner and Bernard Malamud. The Nicholas Delbanco Papers includes correspondence, manuscripts, personal materials, professional records, and clippings. The correspondence is a rich collection of personal and professional letters exchanged over many years with fellow authors, publishers, and literary agents. Several manuscripts in various stages are also included.
Sturgeon, Noël, 1956- / [1977-2002] Title: Noël Sturgeon Papers (1977-2002, bulk 1983-1993)
Extent: 4 Linear Feet (4 linear feet of materials stored in 8 manuscript boxes. Includes 9 audio cassettes. )
Abstract: The Noël Sturgeon Papers are a collection of materials regarding the research and activism work of Noël Sturgeon from 1977-2002, with the bulk of the material originating from 1983-1993.The ealiest papers primarily concern the organization of an anti-nuclear demonstration held at the Nevada Test Site in 1983, and the Mother's Day Action protests in the 1980s. Later material includes Sturgeon's doctoral research and dissertation, including interview transcripts, as well as her work with the Ecofeminist Newsletter throughout the late 1980s and 1990s. Materials are generally arranged chronologically (as recieved), with some unsorted materials at the end. A collection of 9 audio recordings of interviews is included at the end of the collection.
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890- / [1926-1934 and 1966-1969] Title: Oakley C. Johnson Papers (1926-1934 and 1966-1969)
Extent: .67 linear ft.
Abstract: The Oakley Johnson Papers, 1926-1934, 1966-1969, include correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and other documents relating to the Negro-Caucasian Club and the City College of New York Case which addresses Oakley Johnson's dismissal from the College.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985; Tasca di Cutò, Alessandro, 1906-2000 / [1947-1995] Title: Orson Welles - Alessandro Tasca di Cutò Papers (1947-1995, bulk 1964)
Extent: 7.0 Linear feet (2 record center boxes, 4 oversize boxes, and 1 portfolio)
Abstract: The Orson-Welles and Alessandro Tasca di Cutò papers reflect the working and personal relationship between Orson Welles and Alessandro Tasca di Cutò. He was a producer for many of Orson Welles’s films, but two were especially significant for Orson Welles: The Chimes at Midnight (also known as Falstaff, 1965) and Don Quixote (1955-73, unfinished). In both cases, Welles shot the material over a period of years, and on a shoestring budget. The majority of the archive consists of an assortment of letters, handwritten notes, and telegrams that Welles sent to Tasca di Cutò concerning the day-to-day working needs of the filmmaker.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985; Feder, Chris Welles / [1931-2009] Title: Orson Welles - Chris Welles Feder Collection (1931-2009)
Extent: 2.0 Linear feet (1 record center box and 1 oversize box)
Abstract: The Orson Welles-Chris Welles Feder Collection is an assortment of material on Orson Welles collected by his eldest daughter Chris Welles Feder. She was born Christopher Welles in 1938 to Orson Welles and Virginia Nicolson Welles. The collection includes letters written by Orson Welles to his first wife, Virginia Nicolson, and family photographs. Also included are clippings and articles, audiovisual materials such as movies or TV shows dedicated to Orson Welles, and miscellaneous material such as postcards, exhibition programs, and catalogs. The collection has five series: Correspondence, Clippings and Articles, Photographs, Audiovisual, and Miscellaneous.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985; Kodar, Oja / [1910-2000] Title: Orson Welles - Oja Kodar Papers (1910-2000, bulk 1965-1985)
Extent: 41.5 Linear feet (27 record center boxes, 15 manuscript boxes, 4 flat oversize boxes, and 1 oversize drawer )
Abstract: The Orson Welles – Oja Kodar Papers includes scripts, production documents, photographs, and other materials from Orson Welles's work in film and other media. General correspondence, topical files, papers related to Oja Kodar, and personal materials also make up a portion of collection. The bulk of the papers date from the 1960s to the 1980s with a smaller amount of material from the 1930s-1950s. The Additions to the Welles-Kodar Papers series, acquired in 2015, complements the scripts, correspondence and photographs already held, but also include annotated typescripts of drafts for a planned memoir, additional on-the-set photographs from films, television, and other projects, personal photographs, and documents from collaborations between Welles and Kodar.
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 / [1966-1975] Title: Orson Welles Dead Reckoning/The Deep Papers (1966-1975, bulk 1967-1971)
Extent: 1.0 Linear feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: The papers, originally from the files of Orson Welles's London agent, Bill Cronshaw, consists of film clippings, film rolls, and photographs; production and post-production notes and schedules; portions of the script (some annotated by Welles); business and and financial materials; and correspondence related to the film "Dead Reckoning, later, "The Deep." A limited amount of miscellaneous materials not associated with the film are also included.
Ilie, Paul / [1960-1978] Title: Paul Ilie Francoist Spain collection (1960-1978)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: This collection contains materials covering the last fifteen years of the Franco dictatorship in Spain, and the three following years, collected by Paul Ilie, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature.
Potter, Paul / [1962-1984] Title: Paul Potter Papers (1962-1984)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: Potter was a graduate of Oberlin College, graduate student at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1962-1964; founding member and president of the Students for a Democratic Society (1964-1965); author of a memoir "A Name for Ourselves;" known for his eloquent and thoughtful speeches, most notably "Naming the System," given at the March on Washington to End the War in Vietnam, April 17, 1965. The colleciton includes his FBI file, correspondence, writings, speeches, and four audio cassette tapes. Note: the four audio cassette tapes have been migrated to compact discs (CDs) as of 2017.
Ambrosio, Moxica; Pacheco, Mariano; Dey, HarryRuiz, RicardoFigueroa, EstebanRuiz, Honesto / [1878-1930] Title: Philippine-American War in Leyte and Samar (1878-1930, bulk 1898-1901)
Extent: 4.5 Linear Feet (One record center box, one manuscript box, one oversize box)
Abstract: This collection contains material related to the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902. The first series, which makes up the bulk of the collection, is related to the American captain Harry Dey and includes records of battles and skirmishes, quotidien life for American troops in San Francisco and in the Philippines, promotions, roll-calls, maps, a number of photographs, and other material. The second series is the Leyte and Samar Revolutionary Papers (1897 – 1901), which contain correspondence, records, certificates, and other material from Filipino forces.
Jacobsen, Carol / [1987-1995] Title: Porn'Im'age'ry Collection (1987-1995)
Extent: 1.5 linear feet
Abstract: Ann Arbor, Michigan artist, invited to curate show on pornography and prostitution in conjunction with University of Michigan Law School on the subject. Speakers, including Catherine MacKinnon and Andrea Dworkin,, generally opposed pornography and prostitution while artists argued for freedom of expression legalization and legalization of prostitution. Removal of a videotape from the exhibit resulted in controversy and legal action. Includes materials from the exhibit, correspondence, conference files, photos and videotapes.
Nettlau, Max, 1865-1944; Grave, Jean, 1854-1939; Kropotkin, Petr Alekseevich, kni͡azʹ, 1842-1921Inglis, AgnesCornelissen,Christian, 1864-Ishill, Joseph.Tcherkesoff, FridaKelly, Harry, 1871-1953Malatesta, Errico, 1853-1932Cherney, J. / [1930-1937] Title: Probuzhdenie Papers (1930-1937)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: Comprised of articles by C. Cornelisson, H. Kelly, E. Malatesta, M. Nettlau, and F. Tcherkesoff solicited for a special Kropotkin memorial issue of Detroit Russian-language journal Probuzhdenie; other articles by Jean Grave and Nettlau; and letters from Kelly, Grave, Nettlau, and J. Ishill to editor J. Cherney and other editorial staff members.
Proletarian Party of America / [1925-1968] Title: Proletarian Party of America Records (1925-1968, bulk 1953-1965)
Extent: 3.3 linear feet
Abstract: Political group formed in Wayne, Michigan in 1920, with roots in the old Socialist Party of America. This "Michigan faction" was expelled from Communist Party shortly after its founding in 1919, in part for its "consistent adherence to majority action and repudiation of the Communist Party's minority action concept." The party moved its headquarters to Chicago in 1925 where it maintained an office until disbanding in 1968. Consists mainly of correspondence of National Secretary Al Wysocki.
Levin, Yehudah Leyb, b. 1863 / [1862-1926] Title: Rabbi Judah Leyb Levin Papers (1862-1926)
Extent: 1.0 Linear feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: The Rabbi Levin collection contains his two books (in three volumes), Sefer Ha-Aderet Veha-Emunah. Many of Levin’s ideas concerning various Talmudic tractates are collected in these volumes. The chapters are arranged by the order of the Mishnah, and in the last volume he discusses some biblical matters. The published volumes have been removed from the collection of manuscript material and cataloged separately. The collection also contains family documents, manuscript notebooks, and miscellaneous notes.
Chaplin, Ralph, 1887-1961 / [1909-1948] Title: Ralph Chaplin papers (1909-1948)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Consist chiefly of correspondence, some addressed to his wife, Edith, and his son, Ivan; poems, notes, and other writings, including his autograph album from Cook County jail, 1917, drafts of poems written while imprisoned at Leavenworth Penitentiary, 1918-23, and a negative photostat of Digest of California criminal syndicalism cases, written by the California branch of the I.W.W.'s General Defense Committee, 1926. Also included are printed poems, flyers, and newspaper clippings, prison documents, and ana. The papers largely concern the period of I.W.W. activism (1917-26), particularly his prison experiences and a report by A. W. Curtis on the Centralia (Wash.) trial of I.W.W. lumbermen; the publication of his pamphlets and books; and the organization, activities, and publications of Technocracy, Inc., a group promoting the technocracy movement (1933-34).
Birkett, Richard / [1972-2017 and undated] Title: Rich Birkett Hash Bash collection (1972-2017 and undated)
Extent: 1.00 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The Hash Bash collection consists of materials collected by Richard "Rich" Birkett relating to the organization and celebration of Hash Bash, an annual event held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to advocate for the legalization of marijuana. The collection includes promotional and event flyers, photographs, newspaper clippings, and organizational information, as well as several court documents relating to permit bans and other legal issues related to Hash Bash events.
Wilson, Richard, 1915-1991; Welles, Orson, 1915-1985 / [1930-2000] Title: Richard Wilson - Orson Welles Papers (1930-2000, bulk 1930-1991 )
Extent: 61 boxes, 2 oversize drawers (approximately 63 linear feet)
Abstract: The collection includes business and personal correspondence, production materials, scripts, photographs, motion picture, and sound recordings related to Richard Wilson and Orson Welles's work in radio, theater, and film from the 1930s to the 1950s. Also included are materials related to each man's later solo careers and personal life.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1969-2007] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Business and Financial Records, Legal Series and Chronological Files, 1969-2007 (1969-2007)
Extent: 105.5 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of Robert Altman Archive. Includes Business and Financial records and a Chronological series (30 linear feet) that includes daily logs and correspondence for many of Robert Altman's production companies.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1984, 2001-2005] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Commercials (1984, 2001-2005)
Extent: 1.3 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. The Commercials series (1 linear foot) includes materials from Robert Altman's commercial production company, Villains. These materials consist of scripts, storyboards, correspondence, and production notebooks.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [2007-2008] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Other Projects and Scripts (2007-2008)
Extent: 6 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. The Other Projects series (6 linear feet) consists of scripts sent to Robert Altman for consideration as potential film projects. Frequently, Wren Arthur, Altman's assistant, would read and critique these materials, and serve as the contact person for the individual submissions. The material is generally from 1989 to 2003, and arranged by author's last name. Where possible, a submission date is noted.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1945-2007] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Personal Files and Early Projects (1945-2007)
Extent: 20 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. The Robert Altman Personal series (14 linear feet, 3 oversized boxes) ranges in date from 1945-2007. The series includes correspondence, legal, and medical documents, topical and award-related material, early work, interviews and clippings, as well as photographs. The Early Projects series contains assorted materials from early projects including movies, TV, commercials, and short films (1 linear foot and 1 oversized box). Forms part of the Robert Altman Archives.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1968-1970] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Projects - 1960s (1968-1970)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archives. The Countdown series (.25 linear feet) consists of materials from the 1968 film directed by Robert Altman. The series includes a script, articles and reviews, photographs, contact sheets, negatives and transparencies That Cold Day in the Park series (.5 linear feet and 1 oversized box) consists of materials from the 1969 film directed by Robert Altman. The series includes legal materials, a script, publicity and distribution files, articles and reviews, on-the-set photographs, contact sheets, negatives and slides.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1971-1977] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Projects - 1970s (1971-1977)
Extent: 47 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. Includes materials related to films Brewster McCloud, Buffalo Bill and the Indians or Chief Sitting Bull's History Lesson, The California Split, Images, The Late Show, The Long Goodbye, Mash, McCabe and Mrs. Miller, Nashville, A Perfect Couple, The Quintet, Remember My Name, Rich Kids, Thieves Like Us, 3 Women, A Wedding, and Welcome to L.A.. Records include scripts, legal files, publicity materials, photographs and correspondence.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1980-1990] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Projects - 1980s (1980-1990)
Extent: 46 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of Robert Altman Archive. Includes materials related to films Aria, Basements, Beyond Therapy, The Caine Mutiny Court Martial, Come Back to the Five and Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Fool for Love, HealtH, Images, Laundromat, O.C, and Stiggs, Popeye, Rake's Progress, Secret Honor, Streamers, Tanner '88, Two by South, Records include scripts, legal files, publicity materials, photographs and correspondence.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1990-1997] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Projects - 1990s (1990-1997)
Extent: 205 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of Robert Altman Archive. Includes materials for films The Afterglow, Black and Blue, Cookie's Fortune, The Gingerbread Man, Gun, Kansas City, McTeague, Mrs, Parker and the Vicious Circle, The Player, Pret-a-Porter, and Robert Altman's Jazz '34: Remembrances of Kansas City Swing,. Records include scripts, legal files, publicity materials, photographs and correspondence.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1999-2006] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Projects - 2000s (1999-2006)
Extent: 103 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. Includes materials related to The Company, Dr. T and the Women, Gosford Park, A Prairie Home Companion, Resurrection Blues, Roads and Bridges, Tanner on Tanner, andTrixie . Records include scripts, legal files, publicity materials, photographs and correspondence.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006 / [1960s-2000s] Title: Robert Altman Archive: Unfinished or Suspended Projects (1960s-2000s)
Extent: 34.5 linear feet.
Abstract: Forms part of the Robert Altman Archive. Documentation related to unfinished and suspended projects, 1960s-2000s, that Altman had an involvement with but were never produced. Materials for a project may include correspondence, legal and financial files, scripts and publicity files.
Cunninghame Graham, R. B. (Robert Bontine), 1852-1936; Jackson, Holbrook, 1874-1948; Orage, A. R. (Alfred Richard), 1873-1934 / [1907-1930] Title: Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham Papers (1907-1930)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection contains material related to Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, born in London of Spanish descent. At 16, he moved to Argentina to live with relatives and traveled widely in South America, Mexico, and Texas, marrying Chilean poet Gabriela de la Balmondiere. He returned to England to manage his family's estate in 1884 and spent the rest of his career as a follower of William Morris's socialist philosophy and supporting nationalist movements in Scotland and Ireland. He is particularly known for his historical, fiction, and travel writing. He is reportedly a model for characters in George Bernard Shaw's Captain Brassbound's Conversion and Arms and the Man. This small collection is in three series: Correspondence, Manuscript, and Printed Material.
Case, Robert / [1938-1943] Title: Robert Case Papers (1938-1943, bulk 1941-1943)
Extent: 0.25 Linear feet
Frost family / [1923-1988] Title: Robert Frost Family Collection (1923-1988)
Extent: 4 boxes (ca. 1.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: The papers contain extensive correspondence and numerous photographs of noted American poet, Robert Frost and members of his family. Also included is a collection of privately printed chapbooks and Christmas cards which contain poems by Frost.
Shaye, Robert / [1958-2008] Title: Robert Shaye-New Line Cinema Papers (1958-2008)
Extent: 5.5 Linear feet (4 records boxes, 1 manuscript box, 2 oversize boxes)
Abstract: Robert Shaye founded New Line Cinema in 1967. The company began by distributing foreign, kitsch and art house films to college campuses and eventually grew to distribute and produce films in the Hollywood industry. The archive consists of five series: Personal, Business Documents, Projects, Articles and Clippings, and Audiovisual Materials. The documents range in date from 1958-2008.
Rosenberg, Alfred; Rosenberg, Alise; Rosenberg, VictorRosenberg, EugenRosenberg, JuliusRosenberg, JohannaRosenberg, NathanRosenberg, Emmy / [1938-2010] Title: Rosenberg Family Correspondence (1938-2010, bulk 1938-1946)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: The 105 letters in this collection document the experience of a German Jewish family in the years immediately before, during, and shortly after World War II. Nathan and Johannna Rosenberg of Breisach, Germany, had three sons: Julius (1900-1942), Eugen (1901-1964), and Alfred (1911-2005). Eugen left for Palestine in 1935. Alfred, with his wife and her parents immigrated to the United States in August 1938. Most of the letters were written to Alfred by his brothers, his parents, and other relatives between 1938 and 1946. Most of the letters are from Julius, Emmy, Nathan, and Johanna; some of these they wrote from the labor camp in Gurs to which many Jews in Breisach were deported in October 1940. Contains typewritten transcriptions (German) and English translations for most letters.
Myers, Rowland M. / [1933-1942] Title: Rowland Myers Germany in World War II Collection (1933-1942)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)
- - - [approximately 1909-1961] Title: Roy William Cowden Collection (approximately 1909-1961)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (Two manuscript boxes)
Abstract: This collection contains drafts, typescripts, and manuscript material related to Cowden's unfinished book, The Creative Process in Writing. Chapter subjects include Dickens, Keats, Meredith, E.B. Browning, Thoroeau, Whitman, Conrad, Carlyle, and Swinburne. More material related to Cowden can be found in the Special Collections Research Center's Hopwood Award Records and in the Bentley Historical Library's Roy William Cowden papers: 1924-1960.
Fraser, Russell A. / [1970-1992] Title: Russell A. Fraser Papers (1970-1992)
Extent: 11.5 feet
Abstract: Manuscripts, research notes and other material related to his writing and work as literary scholar.
- - - [1976-1989] Title: Russell D. Smith papers (1976-1989, bulk 1976-1981)
Extent: 1.5 Linear Feet (1 record center box and 1 manuscript box.)
Abstract: Smith, a former juvenile and adult offender, became an activist for prisoners' rights, especially those of gay inmates, while incarcerated in federal penitentiaries across the country in the late 1970s. As a victim himself he was particularly interested in the problem of prison rape. After his release in 1980, he continued to advocate prison reform through POSRIP (People Organized to Stop Rape of Imprisoned Persons). The papers include an autobiography/chronology of Smith's experiences in and out of juvenile detention centers and prisons; extensive correspondence with friends in the International Committee to Free Russell Smith (ICFRS) concerning prison conditions, his personal safety, his transfers from prison to prison, his efforts to provide legal assistance to other inmates, and his plans for post-release activities; records of legal suits and complaints filed by Smith; and formal reports about Smith filed by prison officials. Copies of the POSRIP Newsletter (1980-1981) can be found with the Labadie's serial holdings.
Smith, Ruth S. / [1969-1986] Title: Ruth S. Smith Papers (1969-1986)
Extent: 4 Linear feet
Abstract: Librarian and manager of technical information services at the Institute for Defense Analysis, Arlington VA. Expert on production and dissemination of technical reports by government agencies. Active in a variety of groups including the Committee on Information Hang-ups; later joined the staff of the National Technical Information Service. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, agendas, reports, notes, and articles.
Karres, Sam, 1929- / [1955-2012] Title: Sam Karres Archive (1955-2012, bulk 1979-2010)
Extent: 11.5 Linear feet (3 manuscript boxes; 4 records center boxes; 3 oversize flat boxes)
Abstract: This collection includes 86 sketchbooks of the Detroit artist, Sam Karres as well as miscellaneous items and publications that either discuss or correspond with his artwork.
Newman, Simon M. / [1950-1985] Title: Simon M. Newman Papers (1950-1985, bulk 1955-1970)
Extent: 7.0 Linear feet (7 record center boxes)
Abstract: Simon "Si" Newman was a leader in indexing, information retrieval, and machine translation research. He worked for the United States Patent Office, as well as National Insurance and his own documentation and insurance companies. His papers contain his research, own notes and writings, and correspondence with others in the field of information science, communication, and documentation.
Nadel, Stanley / [1964-1987] Title: Stan Nadel Papers (1964-1987, bulk 1964-1969)
Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes)
Abstract: Scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera relating to the life and activism of UM alumnus Stan Nadel.
Mills, Stephanie / [1962-2005] Title: Stephanie Mills Papers (1962-2005, bulk 1983-2002)
Extent: 25 Linear Feet (24 boxes, 1 oversize box)
Abstract: Stephanie Mills (1948- ), moved to Maple City in Michigan in 1985 after twenty years of living in California. She has been deeply involved in environmentalism from her time at Mills College, where she came to national attention for her infamous commencement address as valedictorian in June 1969, "The Future is a Cruel Hoax". Stephanie Mills was a member of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America board of directors from 1970 to 1976, and later served as editor and advisor for multiple environmental publications. Her interests, as expressed in the correspondence and writings that make up the Stephanie Mills Papers, include overpopulation, deep ecology, ecofeminism, ecological restoration, the spread of technology, economic and cultural globalization, and the intersection of personal values and one's life in terms of environmental impact. Although Mills wrote a substantial amount of poetry during her college years, she is deservedly well-known for her nonfiction writings, particularly her numerous books on ecology-related subjects. As a working author and journalist, Mills published a large number of articles, essays, and book reviews in various mainstream and environmental publications across the length of her career. The Stephanie Mills Papers includes a large number of manuscripts, correspondence, personal materials, research materials, as well as audiovisual recordings of Mills speaking publicly on ecology and related issues. The correspondence is a rich collection of personal exchanges over many decades with friends, family, and fellow environmentalists. The writings and numerous manuscripts provide an unrivalled and detailed view of Mills's writing process.
- - - [1912-1933] Title: Stephanus Fabijanovic Papers (1912-1933)
Extent: 5 Linear Feet (4 records center boxes and 1 flat folio)
Abstract: Correspondence of Fabijanovic and his wife, writings, photos, newspaper clippings, and an obituary of Fabijanovic from Freedom relate to his philosophical and anarchist thought, a bakery and confectionery workers' union, the publication and distribution of his papers, his travels, and personal matters. Among the correspondents are Louis Adamic, John B. Barnhill, Norman Beard, natural pathologist Otto Brunner, Karl Dopf, Enrique Flores Magon, Wilhelm Fox, Charlotte Francke-Pellon, Emma Goldman, Rudolf Grossman, Max Metzkow, Max Nettlau, Carl Nold, Nicholas Petanovic, Charles L. Robinson, Rudolf Rocker, Stefan Zweig, and family members. The papers are in English, French, German, Hungarian, and Serbo-Croatian.
Albert, Stewart Edward, 1939-2006; Albert, Judith Clavir, 1943- / [1938-2006] Title: Stew Albert and Judy Gumbo Albert papers (1938-2006, bulk 1968-2006 )
Extent: 24 boxes, 2 oversize boxes (approximately 28 linear feet)
Abstract: Stew Albert, a founding member of the Yippies, was a political activist, writer, journalist, and unindicted co-conspirator in the "Chicago Seven" case in 1968. The Stew Albert and Judy Gumbo Albert Papers offer insight into the lives of two activists who were involved in anti-Vietnam war protests, members of the Youth International Party (Yippies), and had ties to groups such as the Black Panther Party and the Weather Underground. The collection contains a variety of materials, including manuscripts, FBI files and court documents, photographs, slides, and negatives, artwork, audiovisual material, realia, scrapbooks, and posters.
Street, Sidney; Brodbar, Harry / [1966-1972] Title: Street vs. New York Flag-Burning Case collection (1966-1972, bulk 1966-1969)
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (One half-manuscript box, housing 11 folders)
Abstract: This collection includes arrest papers, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and court records related to the case Street vs. New York. The Physical Evidence file contains remnants of the burned flag.
Tekla, Tad / [1933-1964] Title: Tad Tekla Papers (1933-1964)
Extent: 1 linear foot
Abstract: Socialist and pacifist active in labor, civil rights, cooperative, and world government movements. The papers comprise scattered meeting minutes of various organizations, notes (some very detailed) on speeches and other social functions attended by Tekla in the Cleveland area in the 1930s, carbon copies of outgoing correspondence, and a collection of mailing lists. There is a considerable amount of print and nearprint material -- single issues of labor periodicals, newspaper clippings, for m letters, flyers, etc. The papers reflect to varying extents Tekla's activities in North Dakota as an organizer for the Civilian Public Service Union, a national organization of conscientious objectors performing alternative service during World War II; his efforts to recruit Cleveland auto workers for the Socialist Party in the late 1930s; and his membership on the national executive committee of the Socialist Party, the executive committee of the War Resisters League, the policy committee of Democracy Unlimited (ca. 1952-56), the Cleveland Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), and the Committee for a Socialist Program and Action (ca. 1959-64). Tekla was heavily involved in the cooperative movement in Cleveland and to a lesser extent in the Saskatchewan Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) in the mid-1940s.
Technology Opportunities Program (U.S.) / [1994-2005] Title: Technology Opportunities Program Data Archive (1994-2005)
Extent: 17 linear feet (17 boxes)
Abstract: Federal program to promote the use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) by providing matching grants to community based organizations to help them use or provide telecommunications for new opportunities, especially for unserved or under-served groups. Records include project proposals, reports, sound and video recordings relating to individual projects, websites and other digital records.
Kaczynski, Theodore John, 1942- / [1996-2014] Title: Ted Kaczynski Papers (1996-2014, bulk 1996-2005)
Extent: 48 Linear Feet (96 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box)
Abstract: Contains mostly photocopies of materials created since Kaczynski's arrest in 1996, including correspondence, writings, legal documents, and prison documents. Material created prior to his arrest are photocopies obtained from the FBI which were to be used as evidence in his trial. Additional materials are expected to be added at a later date.
Tạ Thúc Bình, 1917-1998; Vietnam. Ministry of Education and Training / [1970] Title: Thánh Gióng slides ()
Extent: 2 folders
Abstract: This collection consists of 21 35mm slides with color illustrations depicting the traditional Vietnamese story of Thánh Gióng, accompanied by two pages of descriptive information.
Alternative Press / [1949-2018] Title: The Alternative Press Records (1949-2018, bulk 1970-1999)
Extent: 78.5 Linear Feet (157 manuscript boxes and 7 oversize boxes)
Abstract: The Alternative Press was a literary and artistic small press started in Detroit in 1969 by Ken and Ann Mikolowski. The press initially focused on publishing the work of Detroit artists and later became international in scope. The collection documents the press's management and publication processes, including those for its acclaimed subscription mailings, which contained poetry, bookmarks, bumper stickers, drawings, paintings, collages, and postcards.
Young, Geoffrey, 1944- / [1973-2000] Title: The Figures Records (1973-2000)
Extent: 34.0 Linear feet ( 64 manuscript boxes and one oversize box)
Abstract: The Figures press was founded by poet Geoffrey Young in Berkeley, California in 1975. The records include correspondence, publication materials, business records and print materials.
Williams, Tiffany Bernard / [1893-1986] Title: Tiffany Bernard Williams Papers (1893-1986)
Extent: .5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box containing 13 folders, 277 items in total; four boxes of albumen photographs, 274 photographs in total)
Abstract: The collection is organized in two series: Papers and Photographs. The Papers series consists of Williams's reminiscences of his experiences as a military officer in the Philippine Constabulary stationed in the mountain district of North Central Luzon, particularly his essay Spear and Bolo Interlude (68 [i.e., 72] p., typescript with holograph corrections); of his employment by the Standard-Vacuum Oil Company of New York in the South China Division, including an essay and a report describing the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong in 1941 and his subsequent six-month imprisonment at the internment camp on Stanley Peninsula; and of a childhood friendship with a black man, accused, tried, convicted, and hung for the murder of a white policeman in Booneville, Missouri. The Papers also include documents (diploma, commission papers, passport, etc.), military memorabilia, newspaper clippings, and a large collection of photos, chiefly depicting military camps and native inhabitants of Luzon. The second half of the collection is comprised of Williams's photographs, all have been digitized with links available in this finding aid.
Hayden, Tom / [1960-2015] Title: Tom Hayden Papers (1960-2015, bulk 1980-1990)
Extent: 120.0 Linear feet (221 manuscript boxes, 7 record center boxes, 4 oversize boxes and 10 oversize folders. )
Abstract: The Tom Hayden Papers largely consist of materials generated while Hayden was in the California State Assembly and Senate during the 1980s and 1990s as well as the research he conducted for many of his books.
Pohrt, Tom / [1980-2004] Title: Tom Pohrt Archive (1980-2004, bulk 1990-2004)
Extent: 11 boxes ( 1 record center and 10 oversize flat boxes)
Abstract: Tom Pohrt is a self-taught artist who works out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is best known as a children’s book illustrator and author. The collection documents Pohrt’s work as a children’s book illustrator and author through published works, correspondence with authors and publishers, manuscripts, and artwork.
University of Chicago. College / [1968-1970] Title: University of Chicago Sit-In collection (1968-1970)
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
Abstract: Materials are primarily from 1969, and relate to the student-led sit-in protest of Universary of Chicago administration buildings following the firing of Marlene Dixon.
University of Michigan. Press / [1958-1988] Title: University of Michigan Press Pasternak Records (1958-1988, bulk 1959-1962)
Extent: 1.5 linear ft.
Abstract: In the late 1950s, as a reaction to Cold War era politics, the University of Michigan Press embarked on a program to publish Russian language materials. Their first undertaking was Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago.The material retained by the Press, related to the publication of Dr. Zhivago, as well as Pasternak's Poems, and Collected Works, comprises correspondence between the books’ editors and the directors of the Press. Other items, such as a first edition with marginalia, photographs of letters from Pasternak to Eugene Kayden, and assorted newspaper clippings, help document the history of this unusual endeavor. The 1.5 linear feet of material span the years 1958 to 1988, with the bulk of the papers dating between 1959 and 1962.
Tate, Vernon D. / [1929-1989] Title: Vernon D. Tate Personal and Professional Papers (1929-1989)
Extent: 47.5 linear feet (ca. 95,000 pp.) in 49 boxes
Abstract: The Tate Personal and Professional Papers document Vernon Tate's personal interests and activities along with many aspects of his professional career as a historian, librarian, and archivist between 1929 and 1989. Dr. Tate's papers contain correspondence, speeches, articles, meeting minutes, annual reports, newsletters, conference proceedings, press releases, dissertation research materials, and photographic and microphotographic research notes.
Bockris, Victor, 1949- / [1960-2002] Title: Victor Bockris Papers (1960-2002, bulk Bulk, 1977-2002)
Extent: 44.5 Linear Feet (45 total boxes: 36 record center boxes, 7 manuscript boxes, and 2 oversize boxes)
Abstract: American biographer; participated, researched, and wrote about individuals involved in movements central to New York City's Lower East Side, including the Beats and the Punks. Papers include correspondence, notes and notebooks, clippings, other resources, manuscripts (drafts, proofs, galleys), photographs, and audiovisual materials.
De Cleyre, Voltairine, 1886-1912 / [1976-1914] Title: Voltairine De Cleyre Papers (1976-1914)
Extent: 1 manuscript box, approximately .4 linear feet
Abstract: Voltairine De Cleyre was a prominent anarchist poet, lecturer, and writer. This collection spans the years 1876 to 1914 and is made up of correspondence, manuscript and print poems and essays, and one photograph.
War Resisters League. / [1966-2014] Title: War Resisters League Records (1966-2014, bulk 1970-1987)
Extent: 6.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization that promotes anti-war initiatives using nonviolent actions. The records contain scattered documentation of the activities of the organization from the late 1960s through the 1980s.
Howe, Ward Allan / [1922-1972] Title: Ward Allan Howe Papers (1922-1972, bulk 1936-1960)
Extent: .25 Linear Feet (1 small manuscript box)
Abstract: This collection is comprised of letters addressed to Ward Allan Howe (1900-1977), a New York Times travel writer, between the dates of 1936 and 1960. These letters have been saved for their noteworthy signatures. All of the letters are addressed to Howe except where noted. Acquired with 6,900 positive photographs, 4,289 color transparenices, and approximately 22,00 negatives. (The aforementioned visual material is housed separately as the Ward Allan Howe Photos.)
Van Valkenburgh, Warren Starr, 1884-1938. / [1912-1937] Title: Warren Van Valkenburgh Papers (1912-1937)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes.)
Abstract: An anarchist and editor of Road to Freedom, Van Valkenburgh assisted Emma Goldman in typing and distributing her writings and correspondence. The collection documents his activities in the Socialist Party in Schenectady, N.Y.; as secretary for the Sociology Club, a group in Schenectady organized to study and debate social problems; as editor of Road to Freedom and Spanish Revolution; and as supporter of anarchist causes, including the Sacco-Vanzetti Case and the Spanish Civil War. There is a collection of articles by Van Valkenburgh and others, as well as correspondence with many radical leaders, including Leonard D. Abbott, Stella Ballantine, Gustav F. Beckh, Alexander Berkman, Karl Dannenburg, Hippolyte Havel, Herman Kuehn, Maximilian Olay, Upton Sinclair, and Carlo Tresca. Correspondence with Emma Goldman concerns her lecture tours, politics, his writing for Mother Earth, and her trial, imprisonment, and deportation in 1919. Also included are transcripts of debates, leaflets, and newspaper clippings.
Reuben, William A. / [ca. 1946-2000] Title: William A. Reuben Papers (ca. 1946-2000, bulk 1946-1996)
Extent: 27.25 linear feet (28 boxes)
Abstract: William Reuben is an investigative reporter and author who wrote, most notably, about the Rosenberg espionage case and the Alger Hiss-Whitaker Chambers libel and perjury trials. The Collection includes correspondence, research and interview notes, drafts of books and articles, published and unpublished, on the trials of the "Trenton Six," Morton Sobell and Robert Soblen, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and Alger Hiss, with much research on Whittaker Chambers.
Kaufman, William, 1910-; Kaufman, Charlotte / [1911-2005] Title: William and Charlotte Kaufman Papers (1911-2005, bulk 1932-2002)
Extent: 38 boxes, 5 oversize drawers (approximately 45 linear feet)
Abstract: William Kaufman, M.D., Ph.D (Physiology), discovered that niacinamide (vitamin B-3) can effectively treat symptoms in arthritic patients. This collection documents Kaufman's niacinamide research, his work as an author of academic and popular medical articles, and his personal life. William's wife's, Charlotte (Schnee) Kaufman's papers are also included, especially those relating to the Family Life Film Center of Connecticut.
Heikkila, William Kaino / [1951-1966] Title: William Kaino Heikkila papers (1951-1966, bulk 1958-1960)
Extent: 1 Linear Feet (1 record center box)
Abstract: This collection personal correspondence, legal documents, and publications related to Finnish-American labor organizer William Kaino Heikkila's struggles for US citizenship under anti-communist immigration policies.
Day, Luther; Day, William R., (William Rufus), 1849-1923 / [1788-1942] Title: William R. Day Collection (1788-1942)
Extent: 1.5 Linear feet (1 record center box; 1 flat storage box (medium))
Abstract: The bulk of the William R. Day Collection concerns the life and work of William Rufus Day. There are also materials related to other immediate and extended family members. Some of the topics covered in the William R. Day Collection are the Spanish-American War; the United States Peace Commission; the Mixed Claim Commission concerning reparations from Berlin, Germany; and William Day's career as a lawyer and diplomat. Materials represented include correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications, and manuscripts.
- - - [1800-1900] Title: Winchester Cookie Cutter Collection (1800-1900)
Extent: 13 Linear Feet (13 oversize drop-front boxes)
Abstract: This collection is comprised of 72 nineteenth century cookie cutters--as well as a few presses and molds--made from a variety of materials such as tin, wood, plaster, and clay. These are of historical significance and rarity and were collected by Ohio resident Bruce Winchester. This collection is part of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive in the Special Collections Research Center at the University of Michigan Library.
Rossiter, Margaret L. / [1974-1998] Title: Women in the Resistance Papers (1974-1998, bulk 1974-1985)
Extent: 8 Linear Feet
Abstract: Margaret LaFoy Rossiter (1914-1991) was an internationally recognized author. A founder of the Women's Studies Program and a professor of Modern European History at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, she was an alumna of Bryn Mawr College and Douglass College of Rutgers University. She was the author of several articles and the book, Women in the Resistance. The bulk of the collection documents the research that went into writing Women in the Resistance. It contains approximately seven linear feet of interview transcripts and audio recordings, government documents, correspondence, articles, excerpts, photographs, ephemera, questionnaires, personal accounts and drafts of chapters as well as some research for, and reprints and drafts of, other works.
Workers' Power / [1970-1973] Title: Workers' Power Records (1970-1973)
Extent: 3 linear feet
Abstract: Bi-weekly newspaper based in Highland Park, Michigan reflecting the view of the "International Socialists." Consists primarily of marked up editorial copy and some miscellaneous administrative files.