Horace L. Wilgus Papers 1878-1935


Horace L. Wilgus Papers, 1878-1935

Horace L. Wilgus Papers 1878-1935

Professor of law at University of Michigan, and specialist in corporation law.Correspondence, speeches, newspaper clippings, notes, and manuscripts of books and articles, relating to his professional career, Ann Arbor, Michigan organizations and issues, particularly progressive political movements and prohibition, including the Michigan Anti-Saloon League, the anti-trust movement, and the 1912 Progressive Party; also photographs.

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