Shaw, Wilfred B. (Wilfred Byron), 1881-1959

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Director of University of Michigan Alumni Association and editor of Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review.

From the description of Wilfred Byron Shaw papers, 1900-1954. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423307

Artist and etcher, Director of University of Michigan Alumni Association and editor of Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review.

From the description of Wilfred Byron Shaw papers, 1873-1954 (bulk 1900-1951) (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82630515

Wilfred B. Shaw was born January 10, 1880 in Adrian, Michigan. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1904, Shaw was named general secretary of the Alumni Association and editor of the Michigan Alumnus . He served in this capacity until 1929 when he was appointed director of alumni relations, a position that had been established by the Regents for continuing education and other services to graduates. He retired from this position in 1951. In 1934, Shaw founded and served as first editor of the Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review .

Before coming to the University to head up its alumni relations program, Shaw had attended the Art School at Chicago. Shaw achieved some renown as an artist and etcher, particularly of U-M campus scenes, buildings, and personalities. He had many exhibitions of his work and his illustrations were used in the University's alumni publications and in his various other writings.

Shaw died May 28, 1959.

From the guide to the Wilfred B. Shaw Papers, 1873-1954, 1900-1951, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan)

Wilfred B. Shaw was born January 10, 1880 in Adrian, Michigan. After graduating from the University of Michigan in 1904, Shaw was named general secretary of the Alumni Association and editor of the Michigan Alumnus . He served in this capacity until 1929 when he was appointed director of alumni relations, a position that had been established by the Regents for continuing education and other services to graduates. He retired from this position in 1951. In 1934, Shaw founded and served as first editor of the Michigan Alumnus Quarterly Review .

Before coming to the University to head up its alumni relations program, Shaw had attended the Art School at Chicago. Shaw achieved some renown as an artist and etcher, particularly of U-M campus scenes, buildings, and personalities. He had many exhibitions of his work and his illustrations were used in the University's alumni publications and in his various other writings.

Shaw died May 28, 1959.

From the guide to the Wilfred B. Shaw pamphlets and reprints, 1935-1936, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

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creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Wilfred Byron Shaw papers, 1873-1954 (bulk 1900-1951) University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Alexander G. Ruthven / Wilfred Byron Shaw. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Spaulding, Thomas Marshall, 1882-1973. Thomas Marshall Spaulding papers, 1901-1959. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1998 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. Alumni Association. Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1998. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Henry Philip Tappan / Wilfred Byron Shaw. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. James Burrill Angell / Wilfred Byron Shaw. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Harry Burns Hutchins Papers, 1879-1930 Bentley Historical Library University if Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. Bureau of Alumni Relations. Bureau of Alumni Relations (University of Michigan) records, 1929-1951. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Arthur Lyon Cross Papers, 1897-1940 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Marion Le Roy Burton / Wilfred Byron Shaw. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Horace L. Wilgus Papers, 1878-1935 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Wilfred B. Shaw Papers, 1873-1954, 1900-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Bureau of Alumni Relations (University of Michigan) records, 1929-1951 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn University of Michigan. Alumni Association. Alumni Association (University of Michigan) records, 1859-1979. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Shaw, Horatio W., 1847-1918. Horatio W. Shaw papers, 1880-1975. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Wilfred B. Shaw pamphlets and reprints, 1935-1936 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Wilfred Byron Shaw papers, 1900-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Thomas M. Spaulding papers, 1901-1969 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Shaw, Wilfred Byron, 1881-1959. Harry Burns Hutchins / Wilfred Byron Shaw. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Michigan Historical Collections topical photograph collection, ca. 1860-ca. 1959 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Adams, Henry C. (Henry Carter), 1851-1921. person
associatedWith Alpha Delta Phi. Peninsular Chapter (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
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associatedWith Babst, Earl D., 1870-1967. person
associatedWith Baird, Charles, 1870-1944 person
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associatedWith Cross, Arthur Lyon, 1873-1940 person
associatedWith Delta Upsilon Fraternity. University of Michigan Chapter. corporateBody
associatedWith Gamma Phi Beta. Beta Chapter (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Hudson, Richard, 1845-1915. person
associatedWith Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930. person
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associatedWith Phi Kappa Psi. Michigan Alpha Chapter (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Quadrangle Club (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971. person
associatedWith Scott, Fred Newton, 1860-1931. person
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associatedWith Shaw, Horatio Watson, 1822-1910 person
associatedWith Shaw, Horatio Watson, 1847-1918. person
associatedWith Smith, Harold J. person
associatedWith Smith, Harold J. person
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959 person
associatedWith Southern Club (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Spaulding, Thomas Marshall, 1882-1973. person
associatedWith Stone, Ralph. person
associatedWith Stone, Ralph, 1868-1956 person
associatedWith Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952. person
associatedWith Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881. person
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associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of English Language and Literature. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of English Language and Literature. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Political Science. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Political Science. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Junior Hop. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Men's Glee Club. corporateBody
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associatedWith Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951. person
associatedWith Western Club (University of Michigan) corporateBody
associatedWith Wilgus, Horace L. (Horace La Fayette), 1859-1935 person
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Huron River (Oakland County-Monroe County, Mich.)
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Michigan--Ann Arbor
Michigan--Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor (Mich.)
Michigan--Ann Arbor
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