James Orin Murfin papers 1896-1940

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James Orin Murfin papers 1896-1940

Republican politician and regent of University of Michigan. Correspondence, 1901-1940, personal and professional materials, legal briefs and letters relating to William Cook estate and other University of Michigan affairs during his regency, 1918-1937; also correspondence while member of University's Board in Control of Athletics concerning University's departure from and return to Big Nine Conference and college athletics in general.

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Elected governing body of the University of Michigan. From the description of Board of Regents (University of Michigan) records, 1817-[ongoing]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422511 The Board of Regents is the governing body of the University of Michigan. From the description of Board of Regents (University of Michigan) agendas, 1996-[ongoing] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778783 See the finding aid for Board of Regent...

Huston, Roscoe Burhans, 1881-

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Cook, William W. (William Wilson), 1858-1930

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Alumnus of the University of Michigan; lawyer in New York City. From the description of William Wilson Cook diplomas, 1880 and 1882. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79716132 ...

Creighton, Frank W. (Frank Whittington), 1879-1948

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Sharpe, Nelson, 1858-1935

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Eldred, Foss Oscar, 1884-

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Farrand, Livingston, 1867-1939

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Livingston Farrand was born in 1867 in Newark, New Jersey. He graduated from Princeton University in 1888, and took an M.D. degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He was an instructor in psychology at Columbia University, and later adjunct professor. Interested in primitive psychology, he joined expeditions to the Pacific northwest with Franz Boas and others, and was appointed professor of anthropology at Columbia in 1903. Farrand was deeply concerned with public health ...

Kelly, Edward Dionysius, 1861-1926

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Foster, Charles W.

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Clancy, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1882-1962

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Born in Detroit, Mich., March 14, 1882. Was a newspaper reporter and held various public and private offices including U.S. representative from Michigan's 1st district to the Sixty-eighth Congress, as a Democrat (March 4, 1923-March 3, 1925), and to the Seventieth, Seventy-first, and Seventy-second Congresses as Republican (March 4, 1927-March 3, 1933). From the description of Robert H. Clancy papers, 1929-1932. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 57400566 ...

Townsend, George H. (George Henry), -1869

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Schermerhorn, James, 1865-1941

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Avery, Noyes L.

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Lathrop, Rufus G.

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Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965

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Major league baseball player, manager, and executive. Full name: Wesley Branch Rickey. From the description of Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969 (bulk 1936-1965) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982440 Branch Rickey played for the St. Louis Browns (1905-1906, 1914 as player-manager) and the New York Highlanders of the American League (1907). During his playing career, Rickey managed the Browns (1913). After his playing career, Rickey managed the Browns (1915) and the St. Louis...

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...

Hanchett, Benjamin Sawtell, 1868-1933.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, farmer, businessman, and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423445 From the description of Benjamin S. Hanchett papers, 1888-1958. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78061107 Benjamin Sawtell Hanchett was a Grand Rapids, Michigan, farmer, businessman, and regent of University of Michigan, 1911-1929. Hanchett w...

Republican Party (Mich.)

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Angell, James Rowland, 1869-1949

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Professor at the University of Chicago, later President of Yale University. From the description of James Rowland Angell letters, 1880-1945. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418550 Born May 8, 1869, Burlington, Vermont; psychologist, educator; B.A., University of Michigan, 1890, M.A. 1891; M.A., Harvard, 1892; taught at the University of Chicago and was acting president, 1918-1919; president of the Carnegie Corporation, 1920-1921; president of Yale University,...

Johnson, Axel Petrus, 1878-1952.

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Chicago, Illinois and Grand Rapids, Michigan journalist. From the description of Axel Petrus Johnson papers, 1908-1912, 1921 and 1934-1951. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422855 ...

Babst, Earl D., 1870-1967

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New York attorney and business executive. From the description of Earl D. Babst papers, 1894-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422252 Earl D. Babst was a nationally known lawyer, industrialist, and businessman, who maintained throughout his life a deep and abiding affection for his alma mater, the University of Michigan. Born July 6, 1870, in Crestline, Ohio, Babst attended Kenyon College, then transferred to the University of Michigan where ...

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...

Fitzgerald, Frank Dwight, 1885-1939

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Frank D. Fitzgerald, Republican governor of Michigan 1935-1936 and from January 1 to March 16, 1939, was born January 27, 1885 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. He attended Ferris Institute taking business courses but did not graduate. He began his career as post office clerk in Grand Ledge (his father was postmaster). He held this positions from 1906 to 1911. In 1912, he was elected as a Republican to the county board of supervisors. In addition, over the next several years Fitzgerald woul...

Sink, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1879-1972

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Charles A. Sink was an Ann Arbor businessman and civic leader. He was also a long-time president of the University Musical Society, which was responsible for many of the musical program series performed in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan. These included the May Festival, performances of the Choral Union, and the yearly presentation of Handel's Messiah . From the guide to the Charles A. Sink autographed photograph collection, 1894-1972, (Bentley Historical Library, University ...

Vaughan, Henry F. (Henry Frieze), 1889-1979

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Commissioner of the Detroit Department of Health, later dean of the School of Public Health of the University of Michigan. From the description of Henry Frieze Vaughan papers, 1913-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418688 Henry Frieze Vaughan was born October 12, 1889, the son of Dora Taylor Vaughan and Victor C. Vaughan, longtime dean of the University of Michigan Medical School. While Henry shared his father's interest in public health issu...

Fuller, Oramel B., b. 1858.

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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....

Pond, Irving K. (Irving Kane), 1857-1939

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

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U.S. Senator from Michigan (1928-1951). From the description of Arthur H. Vandenberg papers, 1936-1941. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 620820101 Republican member of the U.S. Senate from Michigan, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and delegate to the United Nations Conference in San Francisco in 1945. From the description of Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg visual materials series [microform]. ca. 1896-1950. (University of Michigan). Wo...

Potter, William W., 1869-1940

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William W. Potter was born in Maple Grove Township, Michigan on August 1. 1869, the son of Lucien B. and Clarinda L. (Trimmer) Potter. He married Margaret D. Richardson on April 5, 1894, and received his LL.B from the University of Michigan a year later. Mr. Potter was superintendent of schools, Harrison, Michigan from 1891 until 1894, when he was admitted to the bar. At that time he began practicing law in Hastings, and became city attorney of Hastings. He went on to become prosecuting attorney...

Robbins, Frank Egleston, 1884-

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Assistant to President of University of Michigan and director of the University Press. From the description of Frank Egleston Robbins papers, 1907-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421923 Frank E. Robbins was a University of Michigan professor and assistant to the president/ From the guide to the Frank E. Robbins reprints, 1910-1951, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Epithet: of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor ...

Brady, James

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Miller, Guy Alonzo, 1875-

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Chilson, Elbert V.

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Copley, Almon Ward, 1867-

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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...

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 ...

Hinsdale, W. B. (Wilbert B.), 1851-1944

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Professor of homeopathy at University of Michigan. From the description of W.B. Hinsdale papers, 1895-1934. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421465 Often termed the father of Michigan archaeology, Wilbert B. Hinsdale developed and cared for the collections of the Great Lakes Division of the Museum of Anthropology at the University of Michigan from 1922 to 1944, after retiring from his position as the Dean of the Homeopathic Medical College. From th...

Michigan State Bar Association

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Telfer, Laueston Oliver, 1893-

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Lorch, Emil, 1870-1963

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Dean of the College of Architecture and Design at University of Michigan. From the description of Emil Lorch papers, 1891-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422357 Emil Lorch was born in Detroit of German-American parentage on July 21, 1870. He attended schools in Detroit, including the Detroit Museum of Art School, then went to work for the city's architectural offices. He next studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1890-1892, ...

Hoffman, Clare E., 1875-1967

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Republican member of U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan's Fourth District. From the description of Clare E. Hoffman papers, 1934-1967 (bulk 1939-1962). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419878 Clare E. Hoffman was born at Vicksburg, Pennsylvania, on September 10, 1875. He was educated in Constantine, Michigan, where his parents had moved when he was one year old. He graduated from Northwestern University Law School in 1895, and then attend...

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...

Watkins, James K., 1887-

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Bursley, Joseph A. (Joseph Aldrich), 1877-1950

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Professor of mechanical engineering and dean of students at the University of Michigan. From the description of Joseph A. Bursley papers, 1909-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420224 ...

Voorhies, Paul Warren, 1875-1952

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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...

Stevens, George Washington, 1866-1929

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Museum director; Toledo, Ohio. Stevens was the first director of the Toledo Museum of Art. From the description of George Washington Stevens papers, 1910-1911. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557247 ...