Smith, Shirley W. (Shirley Wheeler), 1875-1959

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Vice president and secretary of University of Michigan.

From the description of Shirley Wheeler Smith papers, 1881-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421368

Shirley Wheeler Smith was born May 3, 1875 in Nashville, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1897. He was an instructor in English from 1898 to 1901 at which time he was appointed secretary of the Michigan Alumni Association and editor of the Michigan Alumnus . He was named secretary of the University of Michigan by the Board of Regents in 1908 after working for four years as assistant in the president's office of the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Co. In 1927, Smith became secretary and business manager combined. In the 1930 administrative reorganization of the University, Smith was named vice-president and secretary, in which position he supervised all of the financial and business affairs of the University. He retired in 1945 devoting himself to scholarly interests that included biographies of U-M presidents James B. Angell and Harry B. Hutchins.

From the guide to the Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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creatorOf McMath, Robert R. (Robert Raynolds), 1891-1962. Robert R. McMath papers, 1916-1962. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers, 1886-1945, 1910-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Engel, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1888-1959. Albert Joseph Engel papers, 1885-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Financial Operations (University of Michigan) records, 1837-1982 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Francis Willey Kelsey Papers, 1891-1953 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles A. Sink Papers, 1890s-1996 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Beal, Junius E. (Junius Emery), 1860-1942. Junius Emery Beal papers, 1869-1946. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Secretary (University of Michigan) records, 1845-1953, 1908-1944 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Prentiss Marsh Brown Papers, 1902-1973 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Artiaga, Santiago, 1878-1962. Santiago Artiaga papers, 1914-1957. 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 William L. Clements papers, 1920-1933 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Chase S. Osborn Papers, ca. 1870-1949, 1889-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn F.M. Taylor Papers, 1878-1949 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Michigan. Secretary. Secretary (University of Michigan) records, 1845-1953 (bulk 1908-1944). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959. Shirley Wheeler Smith papers, 1881-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930 Bentley Historical Library University if Michigan
referencedIn Lucius L. Hubbard papers, 1871-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Lew Allen Chase papers, 1820-1955, 1894-1927 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Chase, Lew Allen, 1879-1957. Lew Allen Chase papers, 1820-1955 (bulk 1894-1927). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Taylor, F. M. (Fred Manville), 1855-1932. F.M. Taylor papers, 1885-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Junius E. Beal Papers, 1869-1946 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William B. Mershon Papers, 1848-1943 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Fitzgerald, Frank D. (Frank Dwight), 1885-1939. Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Albert Joseph Engel Papers, 1885-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Sill, John Mahelm Berry, 1831-1901. John Mahelm Berry Sill papers, 1894-1901. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Clements, William L. (William Lawrence), 1861-1934. William Lawrence Clements papers, 1920-1933. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sink, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1879-1972. Charles Albert Sink papers, 1907-1996. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1998 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Francis Willey Kelsey Papers, 1891-1953 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Taylor, F. M. (Fred Manville), 1855-1932. F. M. Taylor papers, 1878-1949. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf First Congregational Church (Ann Arbor, Mich.). First Congregational Church records, 1847-1984. 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
referencedIn Santiago Artiaga papers, 1914-1957 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Clarence Cook Little papers, 1924-1929 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Jesse Siddall Reeves Papers, 1853-1942, 1901-1942 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf University of Michigan. Financial Operations. Financial Operations (University of Michigan) records, 1890-1976. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Hopkins, Louis Allen. Louis A. Hopkins papers, 1906-1942. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf University of Michigan. Secretary. Secretary (University of Michigan) records, 1877-1973. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944, 1930-1939 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Marshall L. Cook and William R. Cook papers, 1880-1945 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Europe
Europe
Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Subject
Travelers
Michiganensian
Travel
Laborers--1891-1900
Poultry
Bicycle touring
Industry--Michigan--Hastings--1891-1900
Industries--Michigan--Hastings
Voyages and travels
Bicycle touring--Europe
Railroad locomotives
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Birth 1875-05-03

Death 1959-02-16

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