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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.
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: .25 linear ft and 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.
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.
Ardis / [1971-2002] Title: Ardis Records (1971-2002, bulk 1980-1989)
Extent: 22.5 Linear Feet
Abstract: Carl R. Proffer (1938-1984) and Ellendea Proffer (1944- ) co-founded Ardis in 1971 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ardis (1971-2002) was the foremost Western publisher of Russian and Soviet literature during this period. Principal categories of work published by Ardis included reprints of unavailable classics, translations into English of previously untranslated 20th century literature, translations of literary criticism, works in English and Russian on literary figures or movements, and original works of Russian literature. The greatest contribution of Ardis was the publication of Russian and English translations of classics by such writers as Osip Mandelstam and Marina Tsvetaeva.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- - - [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.
- - - [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.
- - - [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 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.
- - - [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.
- - - [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.
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.
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.
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."
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nungesser, Lon G. / [1970-1989] Title: Hope for Humanity Papers (1970-1989)
Extent: 379 items (2 linear ft.)
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.
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.
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.
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.
Belin, David W. / [1970-1999] Title: Jewish Outreach Papers (1970-1999, bulk 1979-1998)
Extent: 19.1 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.