G. Mennen Williams and Nancy Quirk Williams oral history project 1980-1982


G. Mennen Williams and Nancy Quirk Williams oral history project 1980-1982

Oral history project of the Michigan Historical Collection to document politics and government during the gubernatorial administration of G. Mennen Williams; transcripts of interviews, sound cassettes, and administrative records of the project.

3 linear feet



SNAC Resource ID: 6390196

Bentley Historical Library

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