Alexander G. Ruthven Papers 1901-1961 1906-1951

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Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961, 1906-1951

Alexander G. Ruthven Papers 1901-1961 1906-1951

Zoologist, college professor, president of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. Professional files relating to his career with the University Museum and as a professor of zoology, and presidential files containing correspondence, reports, speeches, and other University materials, including budget and legislative files, material relating to changes in University administration, his relationship with faculty, students and alumni, and photographs.

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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...

Hoover, J.Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972

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Director of the FBI. From the description of Typed letter signed : Washington, D.C., to Arthur William Brown, 1941 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269555861 John Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) served from 1924 to 1972 as the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). As its first director, Hoover molded the FBI into his image of a modern police force. He promoted scientific investigation of crime, the collection and analysis of fingerprints and the hiring and ...

Dondero, George A. (George Anthony), 1883-1968

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Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.). From the description of George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394153 U.S. congressman from Michigan's 17th district, Royal Oak, Mich. (1933-1957). Upon retirement from the Congress he practiced law in Royal Oak. From the description of Correspondence and papers of George A. Dondero, 1960-1969 bulk 1957-1968. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 56036484 George A. ...

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...

Christian, David Palmer, 1885-1947.

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Professor of music and organist at University of Michigan. From the description of David Palmer Christian papers, 1841-1953. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423569 ...

Ferguson, Homer, 1888-1982

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Republican U.S. Senator from Michigan, U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines, and judge on the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. From the description of Homer Ferguson papers, 1939-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419354 Senator, judge. From the description of Reminiscences of Homer Ferguson : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565301 Ferguson (1888-1982) graduated from the University...

Blakeman, Edward W. (Edward William), 1880-1963

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Counselor in religious education at the University of Michigan. From the description of Edward W. Blakeman papers, 1909-1963. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419767 ...

Hayward, Ralph A., 1895-1951

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Cram, Esther Marsh.

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King, William Lyon Mackenzie, 1874-1950

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King was a Canadian politician and served as prime minister of Canada for 21 years (1921-1930 and 1935-1948). Elizabeth Gaskell Norton (b. 1866) was the daughter of Charles Eliot Norton, editor, literary scholar, and professor of fine arts at Harvard. From the description of Letters to Elizabeth Gaskell Norton, 1906-1911. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79390084 Epithet: Subject of Mss Eur F237 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person...

Van Denburgh, John, 1872-1924

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Smith, Harold D., 1898-1947

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Harold D. Smith (1898-1947) came to the Federal government from Michigan, where he had been State Budget Director under Governor Frank Murphy. His fiscal reforms in Michigan attracted the attention of Franklin D. Roosevelt, who in April 1939 appointed Smith Director of the Bureau of the Budget. This coincided with the transfer of the Budget Bureau to the Executive Office of the President, authorized by the President's Reorganization Plan No. 1 in July 1939. In June 1946, Smith resigned to become...

Maverick, Maury, 1895-1954

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Epithet: Jr, member of the State of Texas House of Representatives British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000034 Maury Maverick, lawyer, Congressman, businessman, public official, was born in San Antonio, Texas, October 23, 1895. He attended Virginia Military Institute in 1912-1913 and the University of Texas in 1913-1916; in 1937 he took a special course in Economics at St. Mary's University. He practiced la...

Dern, George Henry, 1872-1936

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U.S. secretary of war and governor of Utah. From the description of George Henry Dern papers, 1933-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980069 Governor. From the description of School land titles in public land states. (Southern Utah University). WorldCat record id: 122599949 Dern was born in Nebraska but moved to Utah to be bookkeeper for his father's Mercur Gold Mining and Milling Co. He was involved in ranching, dairying, public utilities, and banki...

Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...

Furstenberg, Albert Carl, 1890-1969.

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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...

Ruthven, Alexander Grant, 1882-1971

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President of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. From the description of Alexander Grant Ruthven papers, 1901-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423262 Epithet: President University of Michigan Ann Arbor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001240.0x00010a Alexander G. Ruthven was born April 1, 1882 in Hull, Iowa. He received his BS degree in 1903 from Morningside ...

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...

Pearse, A.S. (Arthur Sperry), 1877-1956

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Arthur Sperry Pearse was Professor of Zoology at Duke University from 1927 until his retirement in 1948. Pearse played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Marine Biology Laboratory in Beaufort, North Carolina, and served as the lab's first director from 1938 until 1945. From the description of Arthur Sperry Pearse papers, 1904-1960. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 426482731 Arthur Sperry Pearse was born 15 March 1877, on the Pawnee Indian R...

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

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Epithet: president of the United States British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00001d Calvin Coolidge's son John married John Trumbull's daughter Florence. From the description of Letter, 1931 March 16, Northampton, Mass., to John H. Trumbull, Plainville, Conn. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 25622017 For information on Pres. Coolidge, see an encyclopedia. No information is...

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

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

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

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Democratic U.S. Congressman from Michigan's 15th District. From the description of John D. Dingell papers, 1932-1956. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418751 John D. Dingell was born in Detroit on February 2, 1894. He resided in the city for his entire life, except for a brief stay in Colorado Springs, where he met and married his wife, Grace. Dingell pursued various careers, including newspaper writer and wholesale meat broker, before being elect...

Kahn, Reuben L. (Reuben Leon), 1887-1979

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Professor of bacteriology and serology at University of Michigan, and developer of the precipitation test for syphilis. From the description of Reuben L. Kahn papers, 1915-1979. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423278 Dr. Reuben L. Kahn, professor of bacteriology and serology at the University of Michigan from 1928 to 1956, is best known for developing the Kahn precipitation test for syphilis. However, Kahn, who remained an active researcher until...

Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977

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Louis Untermeyer was a noted author, editor, and translator. His tastes were eclectic, and his friendships many; he produced more than one hundred books, and volumes of letters. His numerous poetry anthologies have helped introduce verse to generations of schoolchildren. From the description of Heinrich Heine, paradox and poet, 1936. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 56550722 From the description of Louis Untermeyer letter to Judith Wright McKinn...

Gore, Victor M.

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Dewey, John, 1859-1952

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John Dewey was born on October 20, 1859 in Burlington, Vermont and graduated in 1879 from The University of Vermont. After graduation Dewey taught high school and published in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy. In 1884 Dewey resumed his studies and earned a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University. Although he taught and remained primarily at Columbia University, he also taught or lectured at the University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of California, Imp...

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969

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Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) was leader of the Allied forces in Europe in World War II, commander of NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), and the thirty-fourth president of the United States, from January 20, 1953, to January 20, 1961. Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890, in Denison, Texas, the third son of David Jacob Eisenhower, a railroad worker, and Ida Elizabeth Stover. In 1891, the family moved to Abilene, Kansas, where David accepted a job at a local creamery run by ...

Hill, Lister, 1894-

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Carr, Lowell Juilliard, 1885-1963

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Stone, Ralph, 1868-1956.

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Ralph Stone was born in Wilmington, Delaware, November 20, 1868. He was graduated from Swarthmore College in 1889, then from the University of Michigan Law School in 1892. At the U-M, Stone was a member of the first editorial staff of the Michigan Daily and editor-in-chief of the Michigan Law Journal . In succeeding years Stone was active in alumni affairs and fundraising. He was trustee of the Alumni Fund from its incorporation in 1920 until 1941. He began practicing la...

Kelly, Harry F. (Harry Francis), 1895-1971

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Paxson, Frederic L. (Frederic Logan), 1877-1948

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Pulitzer Prize winning American historian. He was also a President of the Organization of American Historians. He had degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. From 1932 to 1947 he taught at the University of California in the Dept. of History. From the description of Frederic Logan Paxson papers, 46-39 B.C.-1948 A.D. (bulk circa 1910-1948) (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872562 ...

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...

Bentley, Alvin M. (Alvin Morell), 1918-1969

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Businessman, Foreign Service officer, and U.S. Representative, of Owosso, Michigan. From the description of Alvin M. Bentley papers, 1945-1969. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422291 Alvin M. Bentley, III, the only child of Alvin M. Bentley, Jr., and Helen Webb Bentley, was born in Portland, Maine August 30, 1918, three months before his father died while serving in France during World War I. Although fatherless, Bentley was not penniless for he ...

Mott, Charles Stewart, 1875-1973

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Executive with General Motors Corporation and Flint (Mich.) civic leader and philanthropist. From the description of Papers, 1896-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122614764 Executive with the General Motors Corporation, and Flint civic leader and philanthropist. From the description of Charles S. Mott papers, 1896-1973. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419888 ...

Lloyd, Alice Crocker, 1893-1950.

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Dean of Women at University of Michigan. From the description of Alice C. Lloyd papers, 1931-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421403 ...

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...

Shorts, Robert P. (Robert Perry), 1879-1975

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President of Second National Bank & Trust Co. of Saginaw, Michigan and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of Robert P. Shorts papers, 1924-1934 and 1939-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421315 ...

Brumm, John Lewis, 1878-1958.

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Playwright and professor of rhetoric and journalism at University of Michigan. From the description of John L. Brumm papers, 1912-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302319 ...

Green, Fred W. (Fred Warren), 1872-1936

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Republican governor of Michigan, 1927-1930, from Ionia. From the description of Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418362 Fred Warren Green was born Oct. 20, 1872, in Manistee, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1898, then served in the Spanish-American War, commanding Company G, 31st Michigan Volunteer Infantry in Cuba. After the war, he practiced law in Ypsilanti, also b...

Ferry, Dexter Mason, 1872-1959.

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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...

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 ...

Maddy, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar), 1891-1966

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Wenger, C. N. (Christian Nat), 1886-

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Professor of English in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. From the description of Christian N. Wenger papers, 1942-1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 154302532 ...

Stason, E. Blythe (Edwin Blythe), 1891-1972

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Law professor and dean of the Law School of University of Michigan. From the description of E. Blythe Stason papers, 1929-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83301908 From the description of E. Blythe Stason papers, 1929-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423018 E. Blythe Stason, dean of the Law School of the University of Michigan from 1939 to 1960, was a distinguished legal educator who also served on numerous state ...

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,...

Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971

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U.S. secretary of state; b. Dean Gooderham Acheson. From the description of Papers, 1931-1971. (Harry S Truman Library). WorldCat record id: 70939613 Dean Acheson was born in Middletown, Connecticut, on April 11, 1893. After being educated at Yale University (1912-1915) and Harvard Law School (1915-18) he became private secretary to the Supreme Court Justice, Louis Brandeis from 1919 to 1921. A supporter of the Democratic Party, Acheson worked for a law firm in Washington, D...

Knight, John Shively, 1894-1981

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Born October 26, 1894, in Bluefield, West Va., as the second son of Charles Landon and Clara Irene Scheifly Knight, John Shively grew up in Akron, Ohio. By 1915, Charles Landon Knight acquired full control of the Akron Beacon Journal, having worked his way up from advertising manager to editor and publisher in 1909. His college education at Cornell University was interrupted in 1917 as he left to enlist in the Army, eventually seeing action in the Argonne. Eventually, Knight returned to Akron an...

Bishop, Russell Spencer, 1886-1946

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Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887

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Spencer Fullerton Baird was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, in 1823 and graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1840. The next year Baird made an ornithological excursion through the mountains of Pennsylvania, walking (says one of his biographers) 400 miles in 21 days. While still in college Baird met noted naturalist John James Audubon, who gave part of his own collection of birds to the young man and inspired in him a lifelong interest in ornithological studies...

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...

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 ...

Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934

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Ulrich B. Phillips was a history professor in Madison, Wisconsin. Robert Preston Brooks was a 1904 Rhodes scholar and later a professor of economics and dean of the UGA School of Commerce (1920 to 1945). He was the first alumni secretary and founder and editor of the Georgia Alumni Record. From the description of Letters to Dr. Preston Brooks, 1907-1908. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 262845476 Ulrich Bonnell Phillips (1877-1934) was an author and historian who...

Williamson, Edward Bruce, 1878-

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Amateur entomologist and botanist; curator of odonata at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, 1916-1933. From the description of Edward Bruce Williamson papers, 1891-1950, bulk 1899-1933. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 163817263 From the description of Edward Bruce Williamson visual materials. 1916-1931 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 163818712 Edward Bruce Williamson was born into a banking family in B...

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...

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1862-1948

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Governor of New York State from 1907-1910; later served as associate justice and chief justice of the United States, and as U.S. secretary of state. From the description of Charles Evans Hughes letters: Albany, to Frank H. Severance and Henry W. Hill, 1907, 1910. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 70794223 Charles Evans Hughes (1862-1948) was an American jurist and politician. He practiced law and held various political positions between 1884 and 1906. Twice elect...

Angell, Robert Cooley, 1899-1984

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Professor of sociology, University of Michigan. From the description of Robert Cooley Angell papers, 1923-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82246984 From the description of Robert Cooley Angell papers, 1923-1971. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420652 Robert C. Angell, sociologist, was born April 29, 1899, in Detroit, Michigan. He was educated at the University of Michigan receiving his Ph. D. degree in 1924. His thesis...

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...

Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937

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Secretary of War during WWI From the guide to the Newton D. Baker letters, 1918, 1920, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) American statesman. From the description of Letter : Cleveland, to Edna Mannheimer, 1912 Jan. 9. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122349032 Baker was city solicitor (1903-1911) and mayor (1912-1916) of Cleveland, Ohio and U. S. Secretary ...

Baits, Vera Burridge, 1892-1963

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Regent of the University of Michigan. From the description of Vera Burridge Baits papers, 1950-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421801 ...

Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952

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Lawyer and U.S. secretary of the interior. From the description of Harold L. Ickes papers, 1815-1969 (bulk 1933-1951). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980130 Harold Ickes (1874-1952) was a United States administrator and politician. He served as Secretary of the Interior for 13 years, from 1933 to 1946, the longest tenure of anyone to hold the office, and afterwards he became a syndicated columnist writing on political topics. From the guide to the Harold Ickes ...

Michener, Earl Cory, 1876-1957

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Earl Cory Michener was born November 30, 1876 in Seneca County, Ohio. He moved with his parents to Adrian, Michigan in 1889 which he made his residence for the rest of his life. He served in the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899, then studied law at the University of Michigan, 1901-1902. He graduated with a law degree in 1903 from Columbian University (now George Washington University). He practiced law in Lenawee County for the next two decades, then in 1918 was elected Republican member of the U...

Walker, Bryant

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Detroit, Michigan attorney, shell collector and student of conchology. From the description of Bryant Walker papers, 1873-1931. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422574 Bryant Walker was born July 3, 1856 in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan (A.B. 1876) then began the study of law in the office of Walker & Kent. He was admitted to the Michigan bar in 1878. The following year he received his LL.B degree from the Uni...

Booth, Evangeline, 1865-1950

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Stearns, Robert L. (Robert Lawrence), 1892-

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Reighard, Jacob Ellsworth, 1861-

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, established by Andrew Carnegie in 1910, is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Carnegie selected 28 trustees who were leaders in American business and public life; among them were Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot; philanthropist Robert S. Brookings; former Ambassador to Great Britain Joseph H. Choate; former Secretary of Sta...

Bailey, Vernon, 1864-1942

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Vernon Orlando Bailey (1864-1942) was born 21 June 1864 in Manchester, Michigan. He was the sixth of eight children born to Hiram and Emily (Taylor) Bailey. At an early age he and his family moved to Elk River, Minnesota, where he developed an interest in natural history. Around 1885, Bailey began sending collections of birds and mammals to Clinton Hart Merriam, Chief of the newly created Division of Economic Ornithology and Mammalogy of the United States Department of Agriculture (in 1896 the ...

Hubbs, Carl L. (Carl Leavitt), 1894-1979

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American ichthyologist and naturalist born Williams, Arizona October 18, 1894. Received A.B. (1916) and A.M. (1917) degrees from Stanford and Ph. D. (1927) University of Michigan. After three years at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Hubbs served as Curator of Fishes at Michigan's Museum of Zoology (1920-1944) and Professor of Biology at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD (1944-1969). From the description of Papers, 1897-1989, bulk 1920-1979. (University of Ca...

Adams, Charles C. (Charles Christopher), 1873-1955

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Epithet: of the University of Chicago British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000741.0x0000b5 Museum director, scientist (ecology). Director of the New York State Museum from 1926-1943. From the description of Charles C. Adams papers, 1931-1948. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84402253 Charles C. (Charles Christoper) Adams (1873-1955) was a director of the New York State Museum who was involved in t...

Marshall, S.L.A. (Samuel Lyman Atwood), 1900-1977

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Military critic and historian. From the description of Reminiscences of S.L.A. Marshall : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122441024 S.L.A. Marshall was a United States (U.S.) Army colonel, brigadier-general (BG), and noted historian. From the description of The S.L.A. Marshall papers, 1918-1970. (US Army, Mil Hist Institute). WorldCat record id: 47733673 Brigadier General Samuel Lyman Atwood Marshall...

University of Michigan. School of Dentistry

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See the historic sketch in the fiding aid for School of Dentistry (University of Michigan) finding aid. From the guide to the School of Dentistry (University of Michigan) Publications, 1875-1997, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) The College of Dental Surgery at the University of Michigan was founded by the Regents in 1875. The practicing dentists of the state were instrumental in its creation. They had originally petitioned the Regents in 1866...

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...

Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965

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Grew was a U.S. diplomat and author. He was attached to embassies in Egypt, Mexico, Russia, Germany, and Austria (1904-1916); secretary-general to the U.S. delegation at the Paris Peace Conference; minister to Denmark (1920) and to Switzerland (1921-1923); negotiator at the Lausanne Conference on Near Eastern Affairs (1922-1923); under secretary of state (1924-1927, 1944-1945); ambassador to Turkey (1927-1932) and to Japan (1932-1941); special assistant to the secretary of state (1942); and dire...

Lynch, John David, 1890-1946

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Wagner, Robert F. (Robert Ferdinand), 1910-1991

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Robert F. Wagner, three term Mayor of New York City was born April 20, 1910 on the upper east side of Manhattan, New York. He attended Taft School in Connecticut, Yale University, the Harvard Graduate School of Business, the School of International Relations in Geneva, Switzerland, and the Yale University Law School, from which he graduated in 1937. At the age of 26, Wagner was elected to the State Assembly from the Yorkville District and he served in that position for four years. From 1942 to 1...

Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979

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Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723954 From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1952. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309723968 From the description of Reminiscences of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In ...

Dodds, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1889-1980

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University president. From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732973 From the description of Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419418 ...

Cabot, Hugh, 1872-1945

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Larue, George R. (George Roger), 1882-

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George R. Larue was born in Paullina, Iowa on January 1, 1882. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in zoology. Prior to that time, Larue had worked as an assistant biologist at Doane College, 1904-1907, a research technician at the University of Nebraska Medical College, 1907-1909, a research assistant in zoology at the University of Illinois, 1909-1911. He came to the University of Michigan as an instructor in zoology. He became a full professor in 1927 and served as chairman ...

Meader, George, 1907-1994

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Ann Arbor, Michigan attorney, counsel to U.S. Congressional committees, and Republican Congressman, 1951-1965. From the description of George Meader papers, 1922-1990 (bulk 1943-1966). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423649 George Meader served as United States Congressman, 1951-1964, for the second congressional district of southeastern Michigan. In the 1950s, this district encompassed parts of Jackson, Lenawee, Monroe, and Washtenaw counties. A...

Rightmire, George W. (George Washington), 1868-1952

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Sixth president of The Ohio State University (1926-38) and Professor of Law; acting president (1925-26) OSU alumnus (Ph.B., 1895, M.A. 1898). From the description of Papers, [ca. 1925]-1956 (bulk 1925-1938). (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23852605 A native of Center Furnace in Lawrence County, Ohio, George Rightmire was born on November 15, 1868. He graduated from high school in Wheelersburg, Ohio, at the age of 16. He spent the next four years teachi...

MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-

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MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitizer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor at Harvard. From the guide to the Plays, 1957-1968., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) MacLeish (1892-1982) was a Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, playwright, teacher, librarian of Congress, and public official. He was also Boylston professor of Rhetoric...

Waterman, Leroy, 1875-1972

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Bible scholar, translator, archaeologist, and professor of Semitics at University of Michigan. From the description of Leroy Waterman papers, 1887-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421438 Leroy Waterman, a distinguished Bible scholar, translator and archaeologist, and an author of several books and many articles based on his archaeological and linguistic research, was a professor of Semitics at the University of Michigan from 1915 to 1945. He...

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 ...

National Research Council (U.S.)

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The National Research Council was organized by the National Academy of Sciences in 1916 to associate the broad community of science and technology with the Academy's purposes of further knowledge and advising the federal government. The Council has become the principal operating agency of both the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering in providing services to the government, the public, and the scientific and engineering communities. From the descriptio...

Malcolm, George A. (George Arthur), 1881-1961

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George Arthur Malcolm was born November 5, 1881 in Concord, Michigan. He graduated from the Law School of the University of Michigan in 1906, then worked his way to the Philippines where he found employment as a temporary clerk in the Bureau of Health. In 1907, he transferred to the Executive Bureau as a clerk, then in 1908 again transferred to the Bureau of Justice as a law clerk. Here he was promoted to assistant attorney, and then assistant attorney general. In 1912, he came to the University...

University of Michigan., Institute for Social Research

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For a historicla sketch see the findign aidfor Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan), records. From the guide to the Institute for Social Research (University of Michigan) publications, 1946-2006, 1950-1990, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Institute for Social Research, individuals connected with the history were interviewed. Excerpts of the videotaped interviews were used to produce "I...

Reeves, Jesse Siddall, 1872-1942

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Chairman of the department of political science at University of Michigan. From the description of Jesse Siddall Reeves papers, 1853-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421014 Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan From the guide to the Jesse Siddall Reeves pamphlets and reprints, 1905-1941, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Jesse S. Reeves, professor and chairman of the department o...

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...

Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, 1885-1957

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Novelist. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Lewis Roberts, 1919-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063732 American author specializing in the writing of richly detailed historical fiction. From the description of Papers of Kenneth Roberts, 1911-1947. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136005 American novelist, born Kennebunk, Maine, 1887. Staff correspondent for the Saturday evening post, 1919-; author of many historical novels ...

Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977

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University president; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309740103 American author and University administrator. From the description of Typed letters signed (2) : Chicago, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1941 Feb. 4 and Apr. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868116 From the CSDI Collection (Mss 18) descriptio...

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...

Shields, Edmund C. (Edmund Claude), 1871-1947

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Lawyer, University of Michigan Regent and chairman of the Michigan Democratic State Central Committee. From the description of Edmund Claude Shields papers, 1854-1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420336 ...

Ecological society of America

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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 ...

Mapes, Carl E. (Carl Edgar), 1874-1939

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Republican state senator from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and U.S. congressman, 1913-1939. From the description of Carl Edgar Mapes scrapbook, 1908-1939. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423596 ...

Knudsen, William S., 1879-1948

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William Signius Knudsen (1879-1948) was born in Denmark on March 25, 1879. He apprenticed as a bicycle mechanic then held a variety of positions in the United States with Ford Motor Company and Chevrolet Motor Company. He served as vice president, then president of General Motors from 1933 to 1942. He received his appointment as lieutenant general on January 28, 1942, as director of production in the Office of the Under Secretary of war. He was director of Army Air Forces Materiel and Services f...

Hubbard, Lucius L. (Lucius Lee), 1849-1933

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State Geologist and University of Michigan regent. From the description of Lucius Lee Hubbard papers, 1871-1935. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418644 Lucius Lee Hubbard was born in 1849 and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduating from Harvard University in 1872, Hubbard also attended the University of Bonn in Germany and received a law degree from the Boston School of Law. After spending several years in business and legal practice around Boston, Hubb...

Pollock, James K. (James Kerr), 1898-1968

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Professor of political science at University of Michigan, special adviser to U.S. Military Government in Germany, 1945-1848, special adviser to U.S. High Commissioner in Germany in 1950, member of Hoover Commission on the Re-Organization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, 1947-1949, and participant in the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. From the description of James Kerr Pollock papers, 1920-1968. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80055237...

Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977

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Lewis B. Hershey was a United States (U.S.) military officer with a large part of his career with the Selective Service System. He was a 1st lieutenant, 3rd Indiana National Guard Infantry Regiment, 1st lieutenant and captain, 137th U.S. Field Artillery Regiment; captain, 10th and 82nd U.S. Field Artillery Regiments; major, G-4 Office, Hawaiian Department; colonel, Selective Service System; brigadier-general, Executive and Deputy Director, Selective Service System; Director, Office of the Select...

Mackinac Bridge Authority (Mich.)

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Records of the Mackinac Bridge Authority, formed in 1950 by the Michigan State Legislature. The Authority was formed to investigate the feasibility of construction of a bridge across the Straits of Mackinac, which had previously been serviced by ferries. Although plans for a bridge were submitted as early as 1938, the advent of World War II halted any progress. The bulk of records comprising this group were generated by the Mackinac Bridge Authority, which was granted powers of financing, constr...

Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961

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Sheridan Downey (b. Mar. 11, 1884, Laramie, Wyo.-d. Oct. 25, 1961, San Francisco, Calif.), lawyer, was a Democratic U.S. Senator from California from 1939 to 1950. From the description of Downey, Sheridan, 1884-1961 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10574300 Biographical Sketch Sheridan Downey was born in Laramie, Wyoming in 1884, the son of Evangeline Victoria (Owen) and Stephen Wheeler Downey. H...

Griffin, Clare E. (Clare Elmer), 1892-1979

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Sproul, Robert Gordon, 1891-1975

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Sproul was at this time the president of the University of California; according to Alma's letter, he was a personal acquaintance of General Mark Clark, the U.S. high commissioner in Austria in the immediate postwar period. Ida was Robert's wife. From the description of Correspondence with Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943-1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864521 Personal correspondence and papers as President and President Emeritus of the U...

Walcott, Jesse P., 1893-

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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-...

Bartlett, Harley Harris, 1886-1960

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Professor of botany and director of the Botanical Gardens at the University of Michigan. From the description of Harley Harris Bartlett papers, 1909-1960. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420953 An expert in tropical botany with wide-ranging interests, Harley Harris Bartlett was born at Anaconda, Montana, on March 9, 1886. After studying chemistry at Harvard (A.B., 1908), Bartlett accepted a position as a chemical biologist with the Bureau of Plan...

Peterson, Reuben, 1862-1942.

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Professor of obstetrics at University of Michigan. From the description of Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80453889 From the description of Reuben Peterson papers, 1890-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421242 Reuben Peterson was born June 29, 1862 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was educated at Harvard University (A.B. 1885; M.D. 1889). He was in general practice in Grand Rapids, Michiga...

Frank, Glenn, 1887-1940

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Editory of Century Magazine. President of the University of Wisconsin, 1925-1937. Works include "The Politics of Industry" and "An American Looks at His World." From the description of Glenn Frank autograph [manuscript], 1928 Oct 29. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 276780808 ...

Ball, Joseph H. (Joseph Hurst), 1905-1993

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Ball, Joseph Hurst; Republican; Senator from Minnesota, 1905-1993 From the guide to the Joseph H. Ball letter, 1943, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Joseph Hurst Ball was born in Crookston, Polk County, Minnesota, on November 3, 1905. He attended Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio (1922-1924); Eau Claire (Wis.) Normal School (1925); and the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis (1926-1927). He then worked as a fiction writer...

Brown, William Ellis, 1896-1970.

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William E. Brown, Jr. was a successful Ann Arbor Michigan businessman specializing in real estate and automobile sales. From 1945 to 1957, he also served as Republican mayor the city. From the guide to the William E. Brown papers, 1923-1972, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) Republican mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1945-1957. From the description of William E. Brown papers, 1923-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422135 ...

University of Michigan. University Hospital

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American council on education

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Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education is a coordinating body for American institutions of higher education. From the guide to the American Council on Education Latin American Slide Collection N/A., 1945, (Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin) Founded in 1918, the American Council on Education (ACE) is the nation's unifying voice for higher education. ACE serves as a consensus leader on key higher education issues and seeks to influ...

Murrow, Edward R., 1908-1965

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Edward R. Murrow was born as Egbert Roscoe Murrow on April 25, 1908 near Greensboro, North Carolina. He graduated from Washington State College in 1930 and then served a two-year term as president of the National Student Federation of America. He joined the Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced German Scholars in 1933 and did occasional radio talks. Based on these broadcasts he was hired as director of talks and education for CBS in 1935. In 1934 he married Janet Brewster, a 1933 Mount Holyoke...

Effinger, John R. (John Robert), 1869-1933

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Professor of French and dean of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts at University of Michigan. From the description of John Robert Effinger correspondence, 1908-1922. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423480 ...

Taverner, P. A. (Percy Algernon), 1875-1947

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Karpinski, Louis-Charles 1878-1956

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Professor of mathematics at University of Michigan. From the description of Louis Charles Karpinski papers, 1901-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422143 Louis C. Karpinski was Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan and a cartographic specialist who published numerous books both in the fields of mathematics and cartography. One of his important projects was to go to Europe and select unpublished manuscript maps relating to the history of A...

Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946

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Henry Morgenthau (b. April 26, 1856, Mannheim, German Confederation–d. November 25, 1946, New York City, NY) was born to wealthy parents in Mannheim German where his father had successful cigar factory in German. The family emigrated to the US in 1866. Morgenthau attended City College of New York and Columbia Law School. In the 1910s he became invovled in the Democratic party and donated handsomely to Woodrow Wilson's election campaign in 1912. He was appointed ambassador to Ottoman Empire (1913...

Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of John W. Bricker : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528156 John Bricker (1893 - 1986), 54th Governor of Ohio from 1939 to 1945. From the guide to the John W. Bricker letter to John F. Ahlers, February 5, 1940, (Ohio University) ...

B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation (University of Michigan)

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Donovan, William J. (William Joseph), 1883-1959

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General William J. Donovan played an important part in the International Military Tribunal proceedings at Nuremberg in his role as special assistant to the U.S. chief of counsel, Supreme Court justice Robert H. Jackson. Donovan graduated from the Columbia Law School and became a prominent attorney in New York City. In World War I he earned the Congressional Medal of Honor and many other decorations. As the founding director of the Office of Strategic Services--the precursor of the Central Intell...

Weideman, Carl May, 1898-1972.

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Detroit, Michigan trial attorney, Democratic Congressman, 1933-1935, and Wayne County Circuit Court Judge. From the description of Carl May Weideman papers, 1921-1972. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423629 Carl M. Weideman was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 5, 1898. He was a student at the University of Michigan from 1914 to 1916. With the outbreak of World War I, he attended the Naval Officers Training School, then enlisted in the United St...

Woodring, Harry Hines, 1887-1967

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Harry Hines Woodring was born in Elk City, Kansas, on May 31, 1887, the son of Hines and Melissa Woodring. After attending Elk City and Montgomery County high schools, he enrolled in Lebanon Business University, Lebanon, Indiana, where he staved for ten months. Returning to Elk City in the spring of 1905, he accepted a job as bookkeeper in the First National Bank. In 1909, he was offered, and accepted, a job as assistant cashier in the First National Bank of Neodesha, Kansas, a care...

Adams, James P. (James Pickwell), 1895-1969.

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Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966

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Chester W. Nimitz was born in 1885 in Fredericksburg, TX and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1905. He graduated from the Naval War College in 1923. He was CIC Pacific Fleet and CIC Pacific Ocean Areas during World War II. He served as CNO, 1945-1947 when he retired. From the description of Letter, February 11, 1946. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 748670653 Admiral Chester William Nimitz (1885-1966) was a career officer in the U.S. Navy. He was named Comman...

University of Michigan. English Language Institute.

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University department responsible in part for the development of materials for the teaching of English as a second language. From the description of English Language Institute (University of Michigan) records, 1940-2004. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778193 From the description of English Language Institute (University of Michigan) records, 1940-1982. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420769 The English Language Institute...

Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949

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Ray Lyman Wilbur (1875-1949), physician and educator, served as the U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1929 to 1933. From the description of Wilbur, Ray L. (Ray Lyman), 1875-1949 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582818 American educator; United States secretary of the interior, 1929-1933; president, Stanford University, 1916-1943. From the description of Ray Lyman Wilbur papers, 1906-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867219 ...

Hobbs, William Herbert, 1864-1952

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Professor of geology at University of Michigan and chairman of the Ann Arbor, Michigan, branch of the National Security League during World War I. From the description of William Herbert Hobbs papers, 1884-1950 (bulk 1919-1941) (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778157 From the description of William Herbert Hobbs papers, 1905-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423391 Professor of geology at the University of Michigan. Fro...

Noble, G. Kingsley (Gladwyn Kingsley), 1894-1940

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Herpetologist, Chairman of the Dept. of Herpetology and the Dept. of Experimental Biology, American Museum of Natural History. Noble was instrumental in developing the modern science of animal behavior. From the description of Papers, 1919-1940. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155510694 ...

Hayden, Joseph Ralston, 1887-1945

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University of Michigan professor of Political Science, exchange professor at the University of the Philippines (1922-1923), special correspondent in the Far East for the Christian Science Monitor in the 1920s, vice governor of the Philippines (1933-1935), advisor to the U.S. War Dept. during World War II. From the description of Joseph Ralston Hayden papers, 1899-1945 [microform] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 767731897 Professor of political science at Univer...

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

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Ann Arbor School of Religion

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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,...

Whalen, Grover A. (Grover Aloysius), 1886-1962

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Municipal official. From the description of Reminiscences of Grover A. Whalen : oral history, 1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122528301 ...

Byrd, Harry F. (Harry Flood), 1887-1966

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Theodore Roosevelt Dalton was born 3 July 1901 in Carroll County, Virginia, the son of Currell and Lodoska Maritn Dalton. he received his B.A. from the College of William and Mary as well as his law degree. Dalton was Commonwealth's Attorney for Radford, Virginia and state senator from 1944-1960. He was the Republican Party candidate for governor in 1953 and 1957. Dalton was appointed federal judge for the Western District of Virginia. His adopted son was John N. Dalton who served as governor of...

Peckham, Howard H. (Howard Henry), 1910-1995

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Director of the William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan. From the description of Howard Henry Peckham papers, 1943-1944 and 1966-1967. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421308 ...

Winter, John Garrett, 1881-1956

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Instructor of Latin and Greek at Hope College, 1901-1903, and the University of Michigan; Director of the Museum of Art and Archaeology in Ann Arbor (now known as the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology). From the description of Papers, 1901-1971, bulk 1909-1944. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 27699609 Professor of Latin and director of the Division of Fine Arts at University of Michigan. From the description of John Garrett Win...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Dickinson, Luren Dudley, 1859-1943

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Boring, Edwin Garrigues, 1886-1968

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Boring taught psychology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Edwin Garrigues Boring, 1919-1969 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76972982 ...

Hopkins, Louis Allen

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Professor of mathematics at University of Michigan. From the description of Louis A. Hopkins papers, 1906-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420887 ...

Adams, Randolph Greenfield, 1892-1951

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Randolph Greenfield Adams was an Assistant Professor in History at Duke University from 1921-1923. From the description of Randolph Greenfield Adams Papers, undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 227206656 Director of William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan. From the description of Randolph G. Adams papers, 1923-1950. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80292571 From the description of Randolph G. Adams papers...

Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954

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Physicist. From the description of K.T. Compton speeches, 1939-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83457426 Karl Taylor Compton (b. Sept. 14, 1887, Wooster, Ohio-d. June 22, 1954, New York City), prominent American physicist and president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1930 to 1948. From the description of Compton, K. T. (Karl Taylor), 1887-1954 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10570905 ...

Bradley, Omar Nelson, 1893-1981

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Five-star general of World War II. From the description of Miscellany, 1950-1981, 1981 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155462598 Army officer. From the description of Reminiscences of Omar Nelson Bradley : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721779 From the description of Omar Nelson Bradley papers, 1948-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83050069 Bradley, a U.S. Army General, was Ad...

Matthaei, Frederick C. (Frederick Carl), 1892-1973

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Detroit industrialist, alumnus of the University of Michigan, class of 1914. From the description of Frederick C. Matthaei photographs. ca. 1910-ca. 1914 and 1947. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 51019478 From the description of Frederick C. Matthaei papers, 1910-1914 and 1940s. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83029834 ...

Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971

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Former Governor of New York. From the description of Reminiscences of Thomas Dewey : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 269255106 American politician. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : [n.p.], to F.B. Adams, Jr., 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270539338 From the description of Typed letter signed : Albany, New York, to Mrs. Robert M. Littlejohn, 1944 July 11. (Unknown). W...

Hankinson, Thomas Leroy, 1876-1937.

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Naturalist and ichthyologist, professor of biology and conservation at Michigan State Normal College. From the description of Thomas L. Hankinson papers, 1899-1935. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423465 ...

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...

De Kruif, Paul, 1890-1971

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De Kruif received a B.S. degree in 1912 from the University of Michigan. As a Rockefeller fellow, he became a researcher in bacteriology at Michigan. Narrowing his specialty to microbiology, he earned a Ph. D. in 1916. In order to supplement his income from research he began writing free-lance. de kruif collaborated with Sinclair Lewis on "Arrowsmith" and was a contributing editor for Reader's Digest for more than twenty years. From the description of Papers, 1885-1971. (Joint Archiv...

Brooks, Van Wyck, 1886-1963

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American author and critic. From the description of Typed letter signed : Westport, Ct., to Stark Young, 1937 Apr. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874884 Van Wyck Brooks was an author and educator, known for his study of, and influence on, American culture. After graduating from Harvard, he sought a literary career in New York and London, writing chiefly for magazines. While teaching at Stanford he developed his first books of criticism, leading up to his first signifi...

Nelson, J. Raleigh (Joseph Raleigh)

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Professor of Engineering English at University of Michigan, counselor to foreign students and founder of the International Center of the University. From the description of J. Raleigh Nelson papers, 1893-1957. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78643186 J. Raleigh Nelson was born in Bement, Illinois on May 8, 1873. He later moved with his family to Ann Arbor, Michigan. He received his B.A. degree in 1894 from the University of Michigan and then moved ...

Frost, Robert, 1874-1963

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American poet from New England. Winner of the 1932 Pulitzer Prize. From the description of Letters, 1931-1943. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122464432 American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. From the description of Letter to Mr. Beggen [?], 1928. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 86129842 Robert Frost was an American poet. From the description of Papers concerning the Kenned...

Butler, Orma Fitch

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Eisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985

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Milton Stover Eisenhower was born in 1899 in Abilene, Kansas, the son of local creamery worker David Eisenhower and Ida Stover. His younger brother, Dwight D. Eisenhower, became U.S. President (1952-1960). Milton Eisenhower graduated from Kansas State College in 1923 with a B.S. in industrial journalism before serving as the American vice-consul in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 1924 to 1926. In 1926, he entered the Department of Agriculture as an administrative assistant and became its director of i...

Wheeler, Burton K. (Burton Kendall), 1882-1975

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Burton Kendall Wheeler was born in Hudson, Mass., on 27 Feb. 1882 and moved to Montana shortly after his graduation from law school in 1905. He began his law career in Butte, serving as U.S. Attorney for Montana from 1913 to 1918 prior to his election to the U.S. Senate in 1922. In 1924 he ran unsuccessfully for vice-president on the Progressive Party presidential ticket. Wheeler is remembered as one of the most powerful senators in Washington, D.C., in the 1930s. Chairman of the Interstate Comm...

Foster, Richard Clarke, 1895-1941

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Edmonson, James Bartlett, 1882-1954

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Dean of the School of Education at University of Michigan. From the description of James B. Edmonson papers, 1915-1960 (bulk 1920-1955). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423468 James B. Edmonson was born in Parkersburg, Iowa, on December 28, 1882, the son of James Bartlett and Nancy Jane Edmonson. He was married to Bess Chase on August 26, 1914, and had two children, Jane and Donald. Edmonson received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the...

Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

University of Michigan. Medical School

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See the historical sketch in the finding aid for the Medical School (University of Michigan) Records. From the guide to the Medical School (University of Michigan) publications, 1849-1999, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) While the University of Michigan's charters of 1817 and 1837 both called for the inclusion of medical education within the curriculum, no action was taken to carry out this mandate until 1848. On January 19 of that year the r...

Stimson, Henry L. (Henry Lewis), 1867-1950

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Henry Lewis Stimson, the politician, was one of Eleanor Stimson Brooks's cousins. He took an interest in the family and had given her support throughout Van Wyck's struggles with depression (1926-1930). From the description of Correspondence to Charles Van Wyck Brooks, 1930-1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 191821881 Stimson served as U.S. Secretary of war (1911-1913, 1940-1945), was governor general of the Philippine Islands (1927-1929) and U.S...

Ruthven family.

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Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

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Physicist Arthur Holly Compton worked as a research engineer at Westinghouse Lamp Co. (1917-1919) and studied with Rutherford at the Cavendish Laboratory in Cambridge, England (1919). He taught physics at Washington University (1920-1923) and at University of Chicago (1923-1945) and served as Chancellor of Washington University from 1945-1953. From the guide to the Arthur Holly Compton notebooks, 1919-1941, 1919-1941, (American Philosophical Society) In 1920, Arthur Holly Co...

Eisenhower, Edgar, 1889-

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White, Stewart Edward, 1873-1946

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Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph. B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365123 Author, graduate of the University of Michigan (Ph.B., 1895; M.A., 1903). From the description of Stewart White papers, 1901-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 68304307 American author. From the description of Stewart Edward White papers, 1910-1913. (Unive...

McCallum, George P. (George Porterfield), 1871-1952,

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, businessman. From the description of George P. McCallum collection, 1803-1865 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81717713 From the description of George P. McCallum papers, 1803-1865 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422962 Republican state representative, 1899-1902, from Delta County, Michigan, and state senator, 1937-1939, from Oakland and Washtenaw Counties, Michigan. ...

Huber, G. Carl

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Professor of anatomy and dean of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies at University of Michigan. From the description of Gotthelf Carl papers, 1874-1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421428 Professor of anatomy and dean of the Graduate School at University of Michigan. From the description of Gotthelf Carl Huber papers, 1874-1943. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78952549 Gotthelf Carl Huber was bo...

Peale, Norman Vincent, 1898-1993

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Peale was licensed and ordained in 1922 by the Methodist Church. He held a pastorate at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City from 1932-1984. He wrote many books, perhaps his most popular being the 1952 "Power of Positive Thinking." Peale's ideology of positive thinking won him worldwide acclaim. From the description of Papers, 1936-1975. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30451926 Dr. Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) wa...

Lamont, Robert P. (Robert Patterson), 1867-1948

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White, Leslie A., 1900-1975

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Professor of anthropology at University of Michigan, chairman of the anthropology department, 1932-1957 and 1959, and student of the culture of the Pueblo Indians of the southwestern United States, and of the career of early American anthropologist, Lewis H. Morgan. From the description of Leslie A. White papers, 1921-1974. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423619 Leslie White was an influential American anthropologist and anthropological theorist ...

Bizzell, William Bennett, 1876-1944

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Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981

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Haber, William, 1899-1988

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University of Michigan teacher and administrator, economist, labor mediator, and member of boards of various universities, Jewish educational, social, and welfare agencies, and public official. From the description of William Haber papers, 1918-1988. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422000 Educator, economist. From the description of Reminiscences of William Haber : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record ...

Woodruff, Roy O. (Roy Orchard), 1876-1953

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Downs, Tom, 1916-

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Lawyer, of Lansing, Mich. From the description of Papers, 1976-1979. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 28413995 Legal advisor to the Michigan A.F.L.-C.I.O. and the Democratic State Central Committee; vice chairman of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, 1961-1962; and member of the Michigan Employment Security Commission, 1949-1965. From the description of Tom Downs papers, 1947-1965 and 1995. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422897 ...

Wilkins,Roy, 1901-

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University of Michigan. Women's League.

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From the time that women were admitted to the University of Michigan in 1870 (some four decades after the university's founding) until 1896, when the first dean of women was appointed, there was no organized supervision of women students on campus. The university provided no housing for students; female students, like their male counterparts, were left to find their own lodgings in town, usually in mixed rooming houses. Few of these rooming houses had sitting rooms for receiving cal...

Comstock, William Alfred, 1877-1949

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The Republic was an association of Syracuse High School students who agreed to meet regularly to discuss current events under the guidance of William K. Wickes, a teacher at the school. From the description of Syracuse High School Republic scrapbook, 1892. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155416535 Alpena, Michigan, businessman, University of Michigan regent and Democratic governor of Michigan, 1933-1934. From the description of William ...

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965

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Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30 November 1874. He was educated at Harrow and the Royal Military College at Sandhurst before joining the Army in 1895 and serving in India and Sudan. After leaving the Army in 1899, he worked as a war correspondent for the Morning Post and the following year was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Oldham. In 1904, Churchill decided to join the Liberal Party, and in 1906, was elected Liberal MP f...

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

St. Laurent, Louis S. (Louis Stephen), 1882-1973

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Kipke, Harry G., 1899-1972.

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Football player at University of Michigan, later coach of the football team. From the description of Harry G. Kipke papers, 1917-1938. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423321 Kipke was born March 26, 1899 in Lansing, Michigan. As a high school athlete, Kipke earned thirteen letters, four each in football, basketball and football, and one in track. Entering the University of Michigan in 1921, Kipke became Michigan's first nine letter man as he won ...

Copeland, Royal S. (Royal Samuel), 1868-1938

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Professor of homeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michigan, dean of the New York Homeopathic Medical College and director of Flower Hospital, New York City Commissioner of Public Health, and Democratic U.S. Senator from New York, 1923-1938. From the description of Royal Samuel Copeland papers, 1892-1938. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419687 Professor of homoeopathic medicine at University of Michigan, mayor of Ann Arbor, Michi...

Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957

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Admiral Richard Evelyn Byrd (b. October 25, 1888, Winchester, Virginia-d. March 11, 1957, Boston, Massachusetts) was a polar explorer and naval officer. He made a flight over the North Pole in 1926 and a flight over the South Pole in 1929. He led expeditions to the Antarctic in 1928-1930, 1933-1935, 1939-1940, 1946-1947, and 1955-1956. In 1939 he became commander of the United States Antarctic Service expedition to Antarctica....

Coffman, Lotus Delta, 1875-1938

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Lotus Delta Coffman came to the University of Minnesota in 1915 as Dean of the College of Education. He became president of the University in 1920, serving until his death in 1938. From the description of Lotus Delta Coffman papers, 1907-1939. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63314350 Lotus Coffman was born in Salem, Indiana in 1875. He graduated from Indiana University (AB 1905), (MA 1910) and Columbia University (Ph.D. 1911). He was a professor o...

Tapping, Theodore Hawley, 1889-1969.

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Secretary of University of Michigan Alumni Association. From the description of Theodore Hawley Tapping papers, 1909-1916 and 1937-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418704 T. Hawley Tapping was born on Aug. 13, 1889, in Peoria, IL. He attended the University of Michigan literary college from 1907 to 1909. Tapping then received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of Iowa in 1911. Tapping began his career as newspa...

Sigler, Kim, 1894-

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University of Michigan. School of Music

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Predecessor organizations represented include the Ann Arbor School of Music and the University School of Music. From the description of School of Music (University of Michigan) records, 1880-[ongoing]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419778 Music instruction at the University of Michigan was established by the Board of Regents on the recommendation of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts in 1880, making it one of the first universitie...

Moody, Blair, 1902-1954.

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Detroit newspaperman and United States Senator from Michigan. From the description of Blair Moody papers, 1928-1954 and undated. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423547 Arthur Edson Blair Moody was born in New Haven, Connecticut, on February 13, 1902, the son of Arthur Edson Blair and Julia (Downey) Moody. He attended public schools in Providence, Rhode Island, and was graduated from Brown University in 1922, with a B.A. degree in economics. Follo...

Brown, Mr. Joe E.

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Actor and comedian, born in Holgate, Ohio; died July 6, 1973. From the description of Correspondence 1959-1966. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 61224153 ...

Kennedy, Charles W. (Charles William), 1882-1969

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Detroit, Michigan physician and member of the University of Michigan Board of Regents, 1946-1961. From the description of Charles S. Kennedy papers, 1937-1966. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82305616 From the description of Charles S. Kennedy papers, 1902-1927 and 1937-1961. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423258 Charles S. Kennedy was born in Detroit, Michigan, on October 25, 1887. He graduated from the University of Mich...

Ward, Marcus Llewellyn, 1875-1963.

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Professor of dentistry and dean of the School of Dentistry at University of Michigan. From the description of Marcus Llewellyn Ward papers, 1906-1962. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420086 Marcus Llewellyn Ward was born on August 5, 1875 in Howell, Michigan. He attended the University of Michigan and received from that institution the degrees of D.D.S. (1902) and D.D.Sc, (1905). While most dentists preferred private practice, Ward's ...

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...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Zoology.

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Guest, Edgar A. (Edgar Albert), 1881-1959

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Guest was born Aug. 20, 1881 in Eng., the son of Edwin and Julia Guest. He graduated from Central High School in Detroit (Mich.) in 1897. He started writing when age 14. Guest worked as a newspaper man for the Detroit Free Press, 1895-1959. He did radio presentations and his verse was syndicated across the country. Guest married and had two children. He was frequently referred to as "The Poet of the Plain People". Guest died in 1959. (Information from Michigan Authors, pp. 146-147.) The Clarke H...

Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938

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Author, lecturer, lawyer, and reformer. From the description of Clarence Darrow papers, 1894-1941 (bulk 1910-1935). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062115 Clarence Seward Darrow, prominent Chicago trial lawyer, was born in Kinsman, Ohio on April 18, 1857. He attended Allegheny College, after which he studied one year at the University of Michigan Law School. He then worked as a lawyer in Youngstown, and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1878. He practiced in Ohio for nine yea...

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...

Blanchard, Frank N. (Frank Nelson), 1888-1937

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Billington, Ray Allen, 1903-1981

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Historian; teacher of American history at Clark University, Smith College, and Northwestern University; research associate at the Henry E. Huntington Library; author of Westward Expansion (1949) and Frederick Jackson Turner (1973). From the description of Ray Allen Billington papers relating to the fourth edition of Westward expansion, 1967-ca. 1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80908689 From the description of Ray Allen Billington papers relating to the fourth edition of ...

University of Michigan. School of Public Health

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See the history in the finding aid for the School of Public Health (University of Michigan) Records. From the guide to the School of Public Health (University of Michigan) publications, 1920-ongoing, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) The School of Public Health at the University of Michigan officially dates from 1941, but the university had been a pioneer in public health education since 1887. In that year the State Board of Health suggested th...

Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951

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This dispute arose over the application of security regulations and economic demands during the renegotiation of the contract. A strike ensued and the company secured an injunction to restrain the mass picketing. Violence resulted in the arrest of some of the strikers. The Commissioner of Labor, Mr. Edward Corsi, appointed a fact-finding board consisting of Edmund Ezra Day, Chairman; DR. Samuel P Copen, Mr. Charles Garside, Mrs. Elinore Herrick and Paul S. Andrews. From the guide to ...

Agassiz, Alexander, 1835-1910

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Alexander Agassiz(1835-1910), marine biologist, oceanographer, and industrial entrepreneur, was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, the son of Louis Agassiz. In 1860 Agassiz began a lifetime occupation of administering the business affairs of the Harvard museum, a task made difficult by his father's penchant for excessive collecting and expenditures. After Louis's death in 1873, Agassiz succeeded to the directorship of the Harvard University’s Museum of Comparative Zoology and completed the physical...

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...

Walter, Erich A. (Erich Albert), 1897-1977

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Professor of English at the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter : Ann Arbor, Mich., to Laurence Housman, Glastonbury, Somersetshire, 1936 Sept. 1. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 25334822 ...

Eckert, Otto E., 1890-

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Lansing, Michigan businessman and regent of University of Michigan. From the description of Otto E. Eckert papers, 1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418302 ...

University of Michigan. President.

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For historical sketch of the President's office see the finding aid for President (University of Michigan) records. From the guide to the President (University of Michigan) publications, 1909-2006, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) During the early years of the University of Michigan, the office of the president was a relatively informal post: faculty members took one year turns as president. In 1850, however, a new constitution was enacted by...

Hannah, John A., 1902-1991

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Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project

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University of Michigan program concerned with study of the peaceful uses of atomic energy. From the description of Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project records, 1947-ongoing. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34423439 See the historical sketch fo the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project Records From the guide to the Michigan Memorial Phoenix Project publications, 1949-ongoing, 1949-1961, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan) ...

Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955

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Epithet: Librarian University of Michigan British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x0003d1 Librarian of the University of Michigan, 1915-1941. From the description of William Warner Bishop papers, 1891-1955. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420631 William Warner Bishop was librarian of the University of Michigan from 1915 until his retirement in 1941. After gradua...