James K. Pollock papers 1920-1968

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James K. Pollock papers, 1920-1968

James K. Pollock papers 1920-1968

University of Michigan professor of political science, special advisor to the U.S. Military Government in Germany after World War II, participant in numerous government commissions; papers include correspondence, working files, speeches, course materials, and visual and sound materials.

87 linear ft., 3 oversize folders, 2 oversize motion pictures, and 6 oversize sound discs

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Governor of Maine, U.S. senator, U.S. secretary of state, of Waterville, Me.; d. 1996. From the description of Christmas card, 1957. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70926049 United States senator from Maine. From the description of Address : at water symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1966 June 15. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 33841361 Politician, governor of Maine, U.S. senator from Maine, and U.S. Secretary of State; d....

Cudlip, William B., 1904-1988

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William B. Cudlip was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan on March 4, 1904. He attended Swarthmore College (1921-1922), then graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1926. After being admitted to the bar of Michigan, he joined the firm of Campbell, Bulkley & Ledyard in Detroit. He became a partner in the firm in 1933 and in the firm's successor, Dickinson, Wright, McKean & Cudlip. In 1961-1962, Cudlip was a delegate to the Michigan Constitutional Convention. In 1963, he was el...

Conant, James Bryant, 1893-1978

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James Bryant Conant (1893-1978) was a chemist, educator and public servant. Conant taught chemistry at Harvard from 1917-1933; he served as Harvard's president from 1933-1953. He was the national director of defense research from 1941-1945, and was instrumental in the creation of the atomic bomb. He continued as President of Harvard until 1953, at which time he was made United States High Commissioner for Germany. When allied military occupation of Germany ended in 1955, Conant became the U.S. A...

Bromage, Arthur W. (Arthur Watson), 1904-1979

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Professor of political science at the University of Michigan, specialist in problems of municipal government and administration. From the description of Arthur W. Bromage papers, 1917-1979 (bulk 1935-1975). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419179 Arthur Watson Bromage was born in East Windsor, Connecticut on February 27, 1904. He attended Enfield High School in Connecticut from 1917 to 1921. His undergraduate education took place at Wesleyan Unive...

Litchfield, Edward H. (Edward Harold), 1914-1968

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Clay, Lucius D. (Lucius Dubignon), 1897-1978

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Army officer, government official, executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419248 From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147451 From the description of Reminiscences of Lucius DuBignon Clay : oral history, 1971. (Columbia Universit...

Lodge, Henry Cabot, Jr., 1902-1985

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U.S. representative to the United Nations. From the description of Correspondence 1957. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 50307057 United States Senator and ambassador. From the description of Henry Cabot Lodge letter to Harriet L. White [manuscript], 1960 August 8. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 466876849 Henry Cabot Lodge (1902-1985) was a journalist, U.S. Senator, and diplomat, and the grandson of statesman Henry Cabot Lodge,...

Judd, Dorothy

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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...

Hill, Norman Hingston, 1887-1971.

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Aide to Frank Murphy, Philippine Governor General. From the description of Norman Hingston Hill scrapbooks, 1933-1936. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419772 ...

Republican Party (Mich.)

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Brown, Prentiss M. (Prentiss Marsh), 1889-1973

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Democratic Congressman and U. S. Senator from St. Ignace, Michigan. From the description of Prentiss Marsh Brown papers, 1902-1973. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419930 Prentiss M. Brown was born at St. Ignace, Michigan on June 18, 1889. He was the son of James J. and Minnie Brown, his father having been at one time Detroit city attorney and later prosecuting attorney of Cheboygan and Mackinac counties. Brown was educated in the St. Ignace scho...

Kiesinger, Kurt Georg, 1904-1988

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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...

Hatcher, Harlan, 1898-1998

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Author. From the description of Harlan Hatcher papers, ca. 1930's. (University of Kentucky Libraries). WorldCat record id: 13514624 Historian of the Great Lakes, professor of English and vice president of Ohio State University, and president of University of Michigan, 1951-1967. From the description of Harlan Henthorne Hatcher papers, 1837-1998 (bulk 1891-1986). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 84044751 Historian of the Great Lakes, professo...

Knox, Frank, 1874-1944

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U.S. secretary of the navy and newspaper editor and publisher and . From the description of Papers of Frank Knox, 1898-1954. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83869738 Publisher of the Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, E̲v̲e̲n̲i̲n̲g̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1901-1910, and of the C̲h̲i̲c̲a̲g̲o̲ D̲a̲i̲l̲y̲ N̲e̲w̲s̲, 1931-1944, campaign manager for Chase S. Osborn in 1910, Republican vice presidential candidate in 1936, and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Secretary of the Navy. From the descripti...

Forrestal, James, 1892-1949

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Secretary of the Navy. From the description of Papers, 1934-1951. (Navy Department Library, Naval History & Heritage Command). WorldCat record id: 50447510 Ehm was a lieutenant in the Naval Reserve during World War II. From the description of Letter, February 7, 1947. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 704566262 James V. Forrestal (1892-1949) was a Wall Street businessman who played an important role in U.S. military operations dur...

Brownrigg, William, 1893-1969.

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William Brownrigg was a native of Manistee, Michigan. Following graduation from the University of Michigan, Brownrigg devoted his career to civil service reform, serving at one time as the executive officer of the California State Personnel Board before being selected as Michigan's personnel director in the gubernatorial administration of Frank Murphy in the mid-1930s. When Murphy came to Washington DC as Attorney General, Brownrigg was selected to head the justice department's new Division of P...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

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...

McClellan, John L. (John Little), 1896-1977

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John Little McClellan, Representative and Senator from Arkansas; born in Sheridan, Grant County, Ark., February 25, 1896; studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1913, when he was seventeen; commenced practice in Sheridan, Ark.; served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant in the Aviation Section of the Signal Corps 1917-1919; moved to Malvern, Ark. in 1919 and continued the practice of law; prosecuting attorney of the seventh judicial district of Arkansas 1927-1930; elected as a De...

Dana, Samuel Trask,, 1883-1978

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Professor of forestry and dean of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan, member of the Hoover Commission on the Reorganization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, and fellow and president of the Society of American Foresters. From the description of Samuel Trask Dana papers, 1893-1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423096 Samuel T. Dana, a specialist in forestry and forest economics, was the first dean of ...

Ackley, Gardner

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Hugh Gardner Ackley (1915-1998) worked for the Office of Price Administration in Washington, D.C. from 1941 to 1943 and 1944 to 1946, and he worked for the Office of Strategic Services from 1943 to 1944. He was a member of the Presidents' Council of Economic Advisers from 1962 to 1968, and chairman from 1964 to 1968. Ackley also served as the U.S. Ambassador to Italy from 1968 to 1969. From the description of Ackley, Gardner, 1915-1998 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administrati...

Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971

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Gerald Prentice Nye (1892-1971), newspaper editor and business management consultant, was a U.S. Senator from North Dakota from 1925 to 1945. From the description of Nye, Gerald Prentice, 1892-1971 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581564 ...

Herbert, J. Joseph, 1894-1956

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J. Joseph Herbert was born in Lafayette, Indiana on August 26, 1894. He attended Lafayette College in Pennsylvania before coming to the University of Michigan where he graduated from the literary college in 1915 and the law school in 1917. He served as an Army officer in World War I then began his law practice in Manistique in 1920. He was a past State Commander of the American Legion (1925-1926), a past president of the Upper Peninsula Development Bureau (1939-1940), and a legal advisor to the ...

Adolf Hitler

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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon, 37th President of the United States, was born on his family''s farm on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California. His family moved to Whittier, California in 1922, and his father operated a grocery store there. His mother''s family were Quakers, and Nixon attended Whittier College, a Quaker institution. He graduated from Whittier in 1934, and won a scholarship to Duke University Law School. After graduating from Duke, he returned to Whittier, California and joined the la...

La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947

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Fiorello H. La Guardia served as a three term Mayor of New York City, 1934-1945. Born in New York City in 1882 to immigrants, he was raised in the Dakota and Arizona territories. La Guardia worked as a translator at Ellis Island from 1907 to 1910 while stuyding the law. After passing the bar, he represented immigrants, workers, and the poor. He became active in liberal Republican politics, and ran for Congress in 1914. He lost the election, but won the seat in 1916, making him the first Italian-...

Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006

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Gerald Rudolph Ford, the 38th President of the United States, was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr., the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King, on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska. His parents separated two weeks after his birth, and his mother took him to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to live with her parents. On February 1, 1916, approximately two years after her divorce was final, Dorothy King married Gerald R. Ford, a Grand Rapids paint salesman. The Fords began calling her son Gerald ...

Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943

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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...

Connable, Alfred B. (Alfred Barnes), 1904-

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Republican regent of the University of Michigan. From the description of Alfred B. Connable papers, 1925-1992 (bulk 1941-1957). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423217 Alfred B. Connable, Jr. served as a regent of the University of Michigan for sixteen years beginning in 1941. Connable, who was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan on February 20, 1904, graduated from the University of Michigan in 1925. After completing a master's degree in business adminis...