Dunbar, Willis Frederick, 1902-1970

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Willis Frederick Dunbar (1902-1970) served as a faculty member and dean at Kalamazoo College, 1929-1942 and a faculty member and department chairperson at Western Michigan University, 1941-1970. Dunbar also served as the vice mayor of Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1951-1953, 1955-1957. He was program director and director of public affairs at WKZO a Kalamazoo, Michigan, radio station, 1943-1951. He served as President of the Michigan Historical Society and the Michigan Historical Commission.

From the description of Willis Dunbar Collection, 1929-1970. (Western Michigan University). WorldCat record id: 771939813

Michigan author. The Clarke Historical and Park libraries have copies of his books.

From the description of Drafts of chapters 12 and 15 of Michigan: a history of the wolverine state, 1965. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 45723001

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referencedIn WKZO Radio Collection, 1940-1995. Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library
creatorOf W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Collection, 1946-2007. Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library
creatorOf Dunbar, Willis Frederick, 1902-1970. Kalamazoo Savings and Loan Association collection, 1886-1966. Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library
creatorOf Dunbar, Willis Frederick, 1902-1970,. Willis Dunbar Collection, 1929-1970. Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library
referencedIn Claude Halstead Van Tyne papers, 1885-1930 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Dunbar, Willis Frederick, 1902-1970. Drafts of chapters 12 and 15 of Michigan: a history of the wolverine state, 1965. Clarke Historical Library
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Birth 1902-06-09

Death 1970

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