Library (University of Michigan) records 1837-2005 1920-2000

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Library (University of Michigan) records, 1837-2005, 1920-2000

Library (University of Michigan) records 1837-2005 1920-2000

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 divisional collections. The record group includes administrative files of library directors, reports, committee files, financial records, photographs, and publications.

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Rice, Warner Grenelle, 1899-

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Professor of English at the University of Michigan and director of the University Library. From the description of Warner Grenelle Rice papers, 1916-1995 (bulk 1924-1970) (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 82029488 From the description of Warner Grenelle Rice papers, 1950-1970. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420302 Chairman of the English Dept. and Director of Library, University of Michigan. From the description of Correspond...

Mercati, Giovanni, 1866-1957

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Epithet: Prefect of the Vatican Library; Cardinal 1936 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000304.0x0003c9 ...

Casey, Genevieve M., 1916-

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Davis, R. C. (Raymond Cazallis), 1836-

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Librarian of University of Michigan. From the description of Raymond Cazallis Davis papers, 1850-1917. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418729 Raymond Cazallis Davis was born at Cushing, Maine, June 23, 1836, son of George and Catherine (Young) Davis. After his mother's death in 1849, his father, who was a sea captain, took young Davis on a cruise around the world which lasted two years. Later, in 1869 he published a volume of his experiences enti...

Fyan, Loleta D.

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Utley, Henry Munson, 1836-1917.

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Warner, Robert Mark, 1927-....

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American Library Association

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Burton, Clarence Monroe, 1853-1932

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Detroit, Michigan, businessman and historian. From the description of Clarence M. Burton papers, 1904-1907 and 1922-1923. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421050 Clarence Monroe Burton was born on Nov. 18, 1853 in Whiskey Diggins, California to Charles and Ann Burton. The family moved to Hastings, Michigan, and he later attended the University of Michigan, graduating from the Law School in 1874. After marrying, he took a position at the law firm o...

National Library of Medicine (U.S.)

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In the 1870s the Surgeon General's library occupied space in Ford's theater in Washington, D.C. Beginning in 1872 library officials began seeking legislative funding and approval for a proper building. Concerted efforts during the 1880s won approval for a new building at 7th and Independence, which was occupied in 1887. In the 1910s, having outgrown this facility, the library began requesting another new building. These attempts failed until 1938, when a new Armed Forces Medical Library building...

Little, Clarnece C. (Clarence Cook), b. 1888

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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 ...

Wagman, Frederick H.

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Newberry, Truman Handy, 1864-1945

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

Kahn, Albert, 1869-1942

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Architect, Bloomfield Hills, Mich. From the description of Albert Kahn papers, 1888-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122594234 From the description of Albert Kahn papers, 1888-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744425614 Albert Kahn and Cass Gilbert were both prominent architects. From the description of Albert Kahn business correspondence, 1908-1927 (bulk 1908-1909). (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 712650461 Alb...

Association of College and Research Libraries.

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McAllister, Samuel Wilson, 1890-

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Dana, John Cotton, 1856-1929

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U.S. librarian and museum director. B. Aug. 19, 1856 Woodstock, Vt. Librarian of Denver, Colo. Public Library 1889-1897. Library at that time occupied quarters in East Denver High School building. Dana also served as secretary of the Board of Education, Arapahoe County School District No. 1. D. July 21, 1929 New York City. Library leader and innovator, Dana has been the subject of several books, among them one by Chalmers Hadley (librarian of Denver Public Library 1911-1924). From th...

Dougherty, Richard M.

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Association of Research Libraries.

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Association formed in 1932 for the purpose of improving the collections and services of its member libraries in support of higher education and research. Consists of large university libraries; research libraries in the United States and Canada, including the three national libraries of the United States: the Library of Congress, the National Agricultural Library, and the National Library of Medicine; and public and special libraries with large research collections. From the descript...

Burton, Marion Le Roy, 1874-1925

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President of University of Michigan, 1920-1925. From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1895-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 80711269 From the description of Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422205 M. L. Burton was president of the University of Minnesota from 1917 to 1920. From the description of M.L. Burton papers, 1917-1920. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). Wo...

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...

Strohm, Adam Julius

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White, William Allen, 1868-1944

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American journalist known as the "Sage of Emporia"; owner and editor of the "Emporia Gazette." From the description of Papers of William Allen White, 1890-1940 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647837106 Journalist. From the description of Letters, 1889-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122644557 Pulitzer Prize-winning Emporia, Kansas, newspaper editor and author. From the description of William Allen White letter...

University of Michigan.

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

Power, Eugene B., 1905-1993

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Founder and director of University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Michigan, and member of the board of regents of the University of Michigan. From the description of Eugene B. Power papers, 1937-1993. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78228886 From the description of Eugene B. Power papers, 1937-1993. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418516 Founder and executive of University Microforms, which merged with Xerox Corporation in 1962; director of Xer...

Interlochen Center for the Arts

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Parent organization of the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Interlochen Arts Camp (formerly the National Music Camp) founded by Joseph Maddy. From the description of Interlochen Center for the Arts records, ca.1880-[ongoing]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 81063407 Parent organization of the Interlochen Arts Academy and the Interlochen Arts Camp (formerly the National Music Camp). From the description of Interlochen Center for the Arts records, 192...

Projected Books, inc.

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Ulveling, Ralph Adrian, 1902-

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

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

Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916

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American educator who served as the president of the University of Michigan. From the description of Letter, 1904. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367566221 President of the University of Michigan, minister to China and Turkey. From the description of James Burrill Angell papers, 1845-1916. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419061 Editor of Providence Journal, 1860-1866. From the description of Letter, [ca.1860-1866], Providence,...

Michigan Library Association

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Ten Brook, Andrew, 1814-1899.

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Professor of philosophy and University of Michigan librarian. From the description of Andrew Ten Brook papers, 1854-1935. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419660 ...

Council on Library Resources

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Bodleian Library.

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Spencer, Mary Clare Wilson, 1842-1923

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Mary Spencer was born in 1842 in Pontiac, Mich. Later she and her family moved to Ypsilanti, Mich. In 1864, she married Capt. Clinton Spencer and they had 6 children, 2 dying in infancy. In 1884, they moved to Lansing, where he worked at the Capitol and she worked for the Secretary of State and later became an assistant at the State Library. In 1893, she was appointed the State Librarian. She was State Librarian for 30 years. During that time, she made innovative changes and championed the cause...

Spill, William Ambrose, 1876-

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Todd, Albert May, 1850-1931

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Koch, Theodore Wesley, 1871-1941

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Librarian at the Library of Congress, University of Michigan and Northwestern University, and bibliophile. From the description of Theodore Wesley Koch papers, 1894-1941. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420658 Theodore W. Koch (1871-1941) was for many years a prominent figure in American librarianship. After completing his M.A. degree at Harvard University in 1894, he was employed by the library at Cornell University to catalogue the Fiske Collec...

Walton, Genevieve Maria Julia, 1857-

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Goodrich, Francis Lee Dewey, 1877-1962

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Librarian at University of Michigan and the City College of New York. From the description of Francis L.D. Goodrich papers, ca. 1903-1953 (scattered dates). (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422012 ...

Spaulding, Thomas M. (Thomas Marshall), 1882-

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Colonel in the U.S. Army. From the description of Thomas Marshall Spaulding papers, 1901-1959. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422833 Thomas Marshall Spaulding, born 1882 in St. Johns, Michigan, was a graduate of the University of Michigan, College of LS&A, 1902. After graduation, he went to West Point where he received his commission as a second lieutenant in 1905. He was a career army officer until 1936 when he retired with the rank of colo...

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...

Biblioteca apostolica vaticana

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The Scrinium of the Roman Church existed from the 4th century, functioning as both library and archives. In the 6th century it was under the Primicerius Notariorum (see ID VATV032-A). By the end of the 8th century it was headed by the Bibliothecarius, who also served as the chancellor. This library was lost in the 13th century. New collections were transferred to Avignon with the papal court, and were left there when the popes returned to Rome. The present library was founded by Nic...

United States. National Advisory Commission on Libraries

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Bowker, R. R. (Richard Rogers), 1848-1933

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Editor, publisher, bibliographer, author, literary promoter, and industrial director. From the description of R.R. Bowker papers, 1831-1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009857 Richard Rogers Bowker (1848-1933) was editor of the New York Evening Mail newspaper, editor and publisher of Publishers Weekly and the Library Journal, and executive with several power companies, including the Edison Electric Illuminating Co. of New York. He was active in political reform and was ...

Robbins, Frank Egleston, 1884-

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

Kelsey, Francis W. (Francis Willey), 1858-1927

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Professor of classics and archeologist at University of Michigan. From the description of Francis Willey Kelsey papers, 1894-1928. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421754 From the description of Francis Willey Kelsey papers, 1894-1928. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 83851247 Epithet: Professor at Michigan University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000509.0x0003...

Muller, Robert H.

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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...

Putnam, Herbert

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Herbert Putnam (b. Sept. 20, 1861, New York City–d. Aug. 14, 1955, Woods Hole, MA) was the eighth Librarian of Congress from 1899 to 1939. Putnam was born in New York City to parents Victorine and George Palmer Putnam; his father owned publishing house, G. P. Putnam's Sons. He married Charlotte Elizabeth Munroe and had two daughters, Shirley and Brenda Putnam. Putnam graduated from Harvard University in 1883. He served as librarian at Minneapolis Athenaeum, later Minneapolis Public Library, a...

Tisserant, Eugène, 1884-1972

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Epithet: Cardinal 1936 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000211.0x000359 ...

Rowe, Leo S, 1871-1946,

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Frankhauser, Mary E.

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

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

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...

United States. Commission on Obscenity and Pornography

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Wilson, H. W. (Halsey William), 1868-1954

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Riggs, Donald E.

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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...

Osborn, Stellanova, 1894-1988

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Wife of Chase S. Osborn, leader in the Atlantic Union Movement, and officer in the Atlantic Union Conference, the International Movement for Atlantic Union, and Federal Union, Inc. From the description of Stellanova Osborn papers, 1916-1992. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 78061120 From the description of Stella Brunt Osborn papers, 1916-1992. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34421771 Stella Brunt Osborn was born on July 31, 1...

University of Michigan. School of Information and Library Studies

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Established as Department of Library Science; name later changed to School of Library Science. From the description of School of Information and Library Studies (University of Michigan) records, 1904-[ongoing]. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419207 ...

McClure, Grace, 1884-

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Keating, Charles H.

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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...

Purdy, G. Flint (George Flint), 1905-1969

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