Tapping, Theodore Hawley, 1889-1969.

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Secretary of University of Michigan Alumni Association.

From the description of Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418704

T. Hawley Tapping was born on Aug. 13, 1889, in Peoria, IL. He attended the University of Michigan literary college from 1907 to 1909. Tapping then received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of Iowa in 1911.

Tapping began his career as newspaper editor for two years for several newspapers, including the Peoria Transcript of Peoria, IL. He then returned to the University of Michigan to receive his law degree in 1916. During World War I, Tapping served with the 343rd U.S. Infantry of the American Expeditionary Force in France for two years, rising to the rank of captain.

T. Hawley Tapping was a member of the Acacia fraternity and was national editor for that social fraternity in 1920-28. In addition, Tapping in 1921 became state editor of the Grand Rapids Press . In 1922-23, he was appointed Ann Arbor correspondent for the Booth Newspapers of Michigan. And in 1923, he became Field Secretary for the U-M Alumni Association, later General Secretary and editor-in-chief of the Michigan Alumnus . He retired in 1958.

Following his retirement, Tapping was appointed to the United Board of New York as a consultant to Stillman University in the Philippines, a Presbyterian Church supported institution. In 1962 he was named by the Washtenaw County Chapter of the American Red Cross as a consultant for its fund-raising drive to build the chapter's present headquarters on Packard Rd.

Tapping died on February 17, 1969.

From the guide to the Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Rathbun, Earl Henry. Earl Henry Rathbun papers, 1902-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Artiaga, Santiago, 1878-1962. Santiago Artiaga papers, 1914-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. Alumni Association. Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1998. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sweeley, Everett M. Everett M. Sweeley correspondence, 1952-1953. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Robert R. McMath Papers, 1916-1962 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Athletic Managers Club (University of Michigan). Athletic Managers Club records, 1922-1969. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan. Alumni Association. Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1979. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1998 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Santiago Artiaga papers, 1914-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Tapping, Theodore Hawley, 1889-1969. Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Acacia Fraternity. corporateBody
associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
associatedWith Archons (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Artiaga, Santiago, 1878-1962. person
associatedWith Athletic Managers Club (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940 person
associatedWith Griffins (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. person
associatedWith Murfin, James Orin, 1875-1940 person
associatedWith Murphy, George, 1897-1961. person
associatedWith Murphy, Irene Ellis, 1900- person
associatedWith Rathbun, Earl Henry. person
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Silliman University. corporateBody
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith Sweeley, Everett M. person
associatedWith University of Iowa. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Junior Hop. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Philippines
Philippines
Subject
Farming
World War, 1939-1945
Football
Women college students--Michigan--Ann Arbor
Hazing--Michigan--Ann Arbor
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Birth 1889

Death 1969

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