Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers 1886-1945 1910-1936

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Roy Dikeman Chapin Papers 1886-1945 1910-1936

Lansing, Michigan businessman, founder of the Hudson Motor car Company, Secretary of Commerce in the Hoover Administration, leader of the "good roads movement" and the Lincoln Highway Association. Collection includes correspondence, speeches, buisiness papers, clippings and scrapbooks and photographs.

32 linear feet in 33 boxes and 7 oversize volumes.

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Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937

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Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

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Twain, Mark, 1835-1910

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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924

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Rickenbacker, Eddie, 1890-1973

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Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker, also known as "Fast Eddie" or "Rick" (October 8, 1890 – July 23, 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and a Medal of Honor recipient. With 26 aerial victories, he was the United States' most successful fighter ace in the war and is considered to have received the most awards for valor by an American during the war. He was also a race car driver and automotive designer, a government consultant in military matters and a pioneer in air transportation,...

William L. Clements Library

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Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Townsend, Charles E. (Charles Elroy), 1856-1924

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Henderson, Leon, 1895-

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Dingell, John D. (John David), 1894-1955

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John David Dingell Sr. (February 2, 1894 – September 19, 1955) was an American politician who represented Michigan's 15th congressional district from 1933 to 1955. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was the father of the longest-serving member of Congress, former U.S. Representative John Dingell. Dingell was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Marie Ciesielski Opalewska and Joseph A. Dzieglewicz, who were Polish immigrants. The family's surname ended up being anglicized to 'Dingell...

Bezner, Frederick O.

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Paley, William S. (William Samuel), 1901-1990

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Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president, served 1901-1909. From the description of DS, 1904 March 1. : Washington, D.C. Homestead Certificate. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 15210791 26th president of the United States, 1901-1909. From the description of Theodore Roosevelt letters, 1917, 1918. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 213408920 Roosevelt was then Governor of New York. Chapman was one of the founders of the New York St...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Coffin, Howard Earle, 1873-1937

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Howard E. Coffin was among the early experimenters who worked on steam, electric, and gasoline automobiles. A graduate of the University of Michigan, he went to work for the Olds Motor Works in 1902 and in 1905 became chief engineer. In 1910, he resigned to become part of the group that formed the Hudson Motor Car Co. From the description of Howard E. Coffin journal, circa 1904. (The Henry Ford). WorldCat record id: 747280792 ...

Joy, Henry B. (Henry Bourne), 1864-1936

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Vandenberg, Arthur H. (Arthur Hendrick), 1884-1951

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Olds Motor Works.

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Osborn, Chase S. (Chase Salmon), 1860-1949

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Author and newspaper editor at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, University of Michigan regent and Republican governor of Michigan, 1911-1912. From the description of Chase Salmon Osborn papers, 1889-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423228 Chase S. Osborn was born in Huntington County, Indiana on January 22, 1860, the son of George A. and Margaret (Fannon) Osborn. He married Lillian G. Jones on May 7, 1881. Osborn was a newspaperman and author before becoming ...

Fisher, Carl G. (Carl Graham), 1874-1939

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Roosevelt, Theodore, 1887-1944

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Leland, Henry Martyn, 1843-1932

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Rice, Grantland, 1880-1954.

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American sportswriter. From the description of Letter to Lola L. Kovener, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50998045 ...

United States. National Recovery Administration

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University of Michigan.

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Outside of museum holdings, no comprehensive survey and inventory of campus artwork had been attempted since 1937. With support from the Michigan Commission on Art in Public Places, 1,076 items were inventoried during 1988-1990. Additional inventory work was undertaken in 1997-1998 for risk management purposed, but generated little new information. From the description of Inventory of University of Michigan-owned art, 1988-1990, 1997-1998. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id...

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Fleming, Arthur

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Wright, Orville, 1871-1948

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Strauss, Lewis Lichtenstein, 1896-

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Olds, Ransom Eli, 1864-1950

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Duryea, Charles E., 1861-1938

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Born near Canton, Ill. on Dec. 15, 1861, Duryea was first interested in bicycles and in 1888 formed the Duryea Manufacturing Co. in Washington, D.C. to produce his Sylph bicycle. As an expert in patents, he testified for Henry Ford in the Selden v. Ford patent trial. His younger brother Frank James joined him in the bicycle business and in 1892 they began work on their first gasoline autombile. The Duryea Motor Wagon Co. was formed in 1895 in Springfield, Mass. In 1898 the brother parted company...

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University of Michigan. Alumni Association

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Nash, Charles Warren, 1864-1948

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Economic Club of Detroit

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Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950

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George Palmer Putnam (b. September 7, 1887, Rye, New York-d. January 4, 1950, Torna, California) was an American publisher, author and explorer. Known for his marriage to famed aviatrix Amelia Earhart, he had also achieved fame as one of the most successful promoters in the United States during the 1930s. He was the primary financier of the Baffin Island Expedition in 1927....

Chapin, Roy D. (Roy Dikeman), 1880-1936

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Papers of Roy D. Chapin, Jr., chairman of the board of American Motors Corporation. From the description of Roy D. Chapin papers, 1942-1978. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419057 President of Hudson Motor Car Company and U.S. Secretary of Commerce, 1932-1933. From the description of Roy Dikeman Chapin papers, 1886-1937. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418948 Roy D. Chapin, automobile manufacturer and secretar...

Long, J. C. (John Cuthbert), 1892-

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Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949

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Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...

Firestone, Harvey Samuel, 1868-1938

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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 secret...

American Federation of Labor

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Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955

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Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945

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Detroit industrialist, assistant secretary and secretary of the Navy (1908), U.S. Senator (1919-1922), treasurer of the Detroit Steel and Spring Co., and director of Peoples State Bank, Packard Motor Car Co., and Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co. From the description of Truman Handy Newberry papers, 1879-1936. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55791991 ...

University of Michigan. Student Religious Association.

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Harding, Warren Gamaliel, 1865-1923

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Warren Gamaliel Harding (b. November 2, 1865, Blooming Grove, Ohio-d. August 2, 1923, San Francisco, California) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from March 4, 1921 until his death in 1923....

Alger, Frederick M. (Frederick Moulton), 1876-1933

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Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948

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Hudson, Joseph L. (Joseph Lowthian), 1846-1912

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Wood, Leonard, 1860-1927

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General (GEN) Leonard Wood was stationed at Headquarters, Eastern Department, Governor's Island, NY on 16 November 1914. From the description of Leonard Wood papers, 1914. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 61241654 Leonard Wood was a physician who served as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1910-1914), military governor of Cuba (1899-1902) and Governor-General of the Philippines (1921-1927). His son Osborne (sometimes spelled Osborn) at the time of this lette...

Yost, Fielding Harris, 1871-1946

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Football coach and athletic director of University of Michigan. From the description of Fielding Harris Yost papers, ca. 1900-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423419 Fielding H. Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia on April 30, 1871. After graduating from West Virginia University in 1897, he accepted the position of football coach at Ohio Wesleyan University. He took similar positions at the University of Nebraska (1898), the University of Kansas (18...

Bates, Henry M. (Henry Moore), 1869-1949

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Professor of constitutional law and dean of Law School, University of Michigan. From the description of Henry Moore Bates papers, 1886-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422201 Henry Moore Bates (1869 - 1949) had a distinguished thirty-six year career at the University of Michigan as professor and dean of the Law School. Bates was dean for twenty-nine of those years from 1910 until his retirement in 1939. Bates specialized in constitutional law, was widely...

Clements, William L. (William Lawrence), 1861-1934

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Bay City, Michigan, industrialist, Republican member of the the University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1909-1933, and founder of the William L. Clements Library. From the description of William Lawrence Clements papers, 1920-1933. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420263 Henry John Temple was born in Westminster, London, England, on October 20, 1784, the eldest son of Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston (1739-1802), and Mary Mee (1754-1805). He attended Har...

Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969

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John L. Lewis was born in Lucas, Iowa in 1880. From 1917 until his death in 1969 he served the United Mine Workers of America, acting as its president from 1920 to 1960. Lewis led in the establishment of the Congress of Industrial Organizations and served as CIO president until his resignation from that post in 1940. From the description of Papers, 1879-1969. [microform] (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 64091529 From its founding in 1935 until 1942, the hist...

Durant, William Crapo, 1861-1947

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Ford, Edsel, 1893-1943

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Edsel Ford's interests beyond automobiles and the automobile industry were broad and varied. He was president of the Arts Commission of the Detroit Institute of Arts, a trustee of the Museum of Modern Art, and a trustee for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis, Inc. He was a member of the Isle Royal National Park Commission, chairman of the board of the Detroit University School, and a director of the Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit. He was active in Ford Motor Company educatio...

Hudson Motor Car Company

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Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981

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American author, journalist, and world traveller. From the description of Letters, 1961-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553309 Newscaster, foreign correspondent, and explorer. From the description of Papers, [ca. 1890]-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155531746 Thomas was a radio and television broadcaster, author, and world traveler. From the description of The Lowell Jackson Thomas papers. 1916-2010. (University of Utah). WorldC...

University of Michigan. College of engineering

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See the historical sketch in the finding aid for the College of Engineering (University of Michigan) Records. From the guide to the College of Engineering (University of Michigan) publications, ca. 1881-, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) Interviews of retired College of Engineering faculty conducted by Enid Galler. From the description of College of Engineering (University of Michigan) oral history interviews, 2003. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Hutchins, Harry B. (Harry Burns), 1847-1930

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Professor of law and president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Harry Burns Hutchins papers, 1879-1930. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423004 Harry Burns Hutchins was born in Lisbon, N.H., in 1847 and received his preparatory education in the east. However, from the time he entered the University of Michigan as an undergraduate, his life and work were closely tied to Michigan. He was the first student to receive a degree fr...

Ferris, Woodbridge N., 1853-1928

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Michigan Democratic governor, 1913-1917, U.S. Senator, 1922-1928, and founder of Ferris Industrial School (later Ferris Institute). From the description of Woodbridge N. Ferris papers, 1878-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302100 Governor of Michigan 1913-1916; U.S. Senator 1922-1928. From the description of Woodbridge Nathan Ferris correspondence, 1914 March 12. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430035096 ...

Reeves, Alfred L., 1873-

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Murfin, James O. (James Orin), 1875-1940

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Republican politician and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422988 James O. Murfin was born January 7, 1875, in Portsmouth, Ohio. He attended the University of Michigan and received literary and law degrees in 1895 and 1896. From 1897 to 1908 Murfin was a member of the law firm of Bowen, Douglas, Whiting and Murfin in Detroit, Michigan. Murfin served as a Republican m...

Republican Party (Mich.)

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Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959

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Newspaperman. From the description of Papers of Eugene Meyer, 1819-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83145968 Financier, newspaper executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Eugene Meyer : oral history, 1953. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309733277 ...

Ford, Henry, 1863-1947

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Industrialist and philanthropist Henry Ford, born July 30, 1863, grew up on a farm in what is now Dearborn, Michigan. Mechanically inclined from an early age, he worked in Detroit machine shops as a young man and became an engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company in 1891. Henry and Clara Jane Bryant, married in 1888, had one child, Edsel, born in 1893. In that same year, Henry tested his first internal combustion engine, and by 1896 completed his first car, the Quadricycle. Ford partnered in ...

Chalmers, Hugh, 1873-1932

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American Automobile Association (AAA)

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Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974

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Businessman and government official. From the description of Papers, 1928-1972. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70944301 ...

Woodin, William H. (William Hartman), 1868-1934

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Chalmers-Detroit Motor Company.

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Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

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Herbert Clark Hoover (b. August 10, 1874, Iowa-d. October 20, 1964), thirty-first president of the United States, was born in Iowa, and was orphaned as a child. A Quaker known from his childhood as "Bert" to his friends, he began a career as a mining engineer soon after graduating from Stanford University in 1895. Within twenty years he had used his engineering knowledge and business acumen to make a fortune as an independent mining consultant. In 1914 Hoover administered the American Relief Com...

Hays, Will H. (Will Harrison), 1879-1954

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Republican politician, namesake of the Hays Code for censorship of American films. Born in Sullivan, Indiana in 1879. Hays served as the Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1918-1921, managing the successful campaign of Warren G. Harding for the presidency in 1920. Following Harding's election, Hays was appointed Postmaster General in 1921, a post he held until 1922, when he resigned in order to become the first President of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America...

United States. Department of Commerce

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Romney, George W., 1907-1995

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Romney Associates was the unit established by George Romney and his campaign staff in his quest of the Republican nomination for President in 1968. This unit was responsible for research, speech writing, press and public relations, scheduling and travel arrangements, and responding to the governor's out-of-state correspondence. From the description of George W. Romney/Romney Associates subgroup, 1963-1968 (bulk 1967-1968). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79295968 ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Battle Creek Sanitarium

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Green, William, 1870-1952

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Ohio district president of the United Mine Workers of America; Democratic senator in Ohio General Assembly; AFL president. From the description of William Green papers [microform], 1891-1952. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45840057 ...

Little, Clarence C. (Clarence Cook), 1888-1971

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President of University of Michigan, 1925-1929. From the description of Clarence Cook Little papers, 1924-1929. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423334 C.C. Little was President of the University of Maine from 1922-25, President of the University of Michigan 1925-29, graduated from Harvard in 1910. Was director of Jackson Memorial Laboratory 1929-1971, and a researcher in the fields of cancer, genetics, and tobacco. From the description of Papers 1...

Automobile Manufacturers Association

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The Detroit Automotive Golden Jubilee, or Automotive Golden Jubilee, was organized by the Automobile Manufacturers Association to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the manufacturing of the first automobile in Detroit. From the description of Records of the Detroit Automotive Golden Jubilee, March-Oct. 1946 (bulk May 1946). (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 52452316 ...

White, Albert Easton, 1884-1956.

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Director of the Engineering Research Institute at the University of Michigan. From the description of Albert Easton White papers, 1938-1956. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420869 ...

Johnson, Pyke

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University of Michigan. Library.

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See the Library Records finding aid for the history of the University of Michigan library system. From the guide to the Library (University of Michigan) publications, 1881-2002, 1950-2001, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) The University Library system at the University of Michigan provides information resources and services to faculty, students, staff, and the public, and is comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and subject-oriented divisiona...

Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960

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Epithet: philanthropist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000698.0x000032 Rufus Ivory Cole served as the the director and physician-in-charge (1909-1937) of the Hospital of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, the first hospital in the United States devoted primarily to the investigation of disease. Cole's medical research centered on problems relating to immunity to diseases of the respiratory system,...

Couzens, James, 1872-1936

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U.S. senator from Michigan, mayor of Detroit, Michigan, and industrialist. From the description of James Couzens papers, 1903-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982271 Detroit Mayor and civic leader, U.S. Senator, Ford Motor Co. executive James Couzens was born in Chatham, Ont., Aug. 26, 1872, son of James J. and Emma (Clift) Couzens; married Margaret A. Manning, Aug. 31, 1898. Began the manufacture of automobiles in 1903 ; vice-president, genera...

Sloan, Alfred P. (Alfred Pritchard), 1875-1966

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Brucker, Wilber Marion, 1894-1968

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Prosecuting attorney of Saginaw County, Michigan, attorney general of Michigan, 1929-1931, governor, 1931-1932, general counsel to the Department of Defense during the Army-McCarthy Hearing, 1954-1955, and Secretary of the Army, 1955-1961. From the description of Wilber M. Brucker papers, 1877-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421623 Wilber Marion Brucker, government official and governor, was born in Saginaw, Michigan, June 23, 1894, the son...