Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925.

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Marion LeRoy Burton papers, 1901-1925.

Administrative correspondence, speeches, articles and scrapbooks detailing his years at University of Michigan; also his speech nominating Calvin Coolidge for the Presidency in 1924; and photographs. Correspondents include: Henry C. Adams, American Association for International Cooperation, American Birth Control League, American Council on Education, American Social Hygiene Association, Anti-Saloon League of America, Earl R. Babst, Arthur J. Balfour, Henry M. Bates, Junius E. Beal, William J. Bryan. Roy D. Chapin, Robert H. Clancy, William L. Clements, Mortimer E. Cooley, Calvin Coolidge, James J. Couzens, Edwin Denby, Lloyd C. Douglas, W.E.B. DuBois, John R. Effinger, Woodbridge N. Ferris, Frank W. Fletcher, Edsel B. Ford, Henry Ford, Robert L. Frost, Samuel Gompers, Alexander J. Groesbeck, Warren G. Harding, Joseph R. Hayden, Wilbert B. Hinsdale, Herbert C. Hoover, Charles E. Hughes, Harry B. Hutchins, International Anti-Narcotic League, International Narcotic Education Association, Alfred H. Lloyd, Emil Lorch, Earl C. Michener, James O. Murfin, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Council for Prevention of War, National Movement for Law Enforcement, Truman H. Newberry, Non-Partisan Association for the League of Nations, Chase S. Osborn, Stuart H. Perry, Horace H. Rackham, Alexander G. Ruthven, Charles A. Sink, Albert E. Sleeper, Charles E. Townsend, Arthur H. Vandenberg, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Claude H. Van Tyne, and Fielding Yost.

22 linear ft. and 1 outsize folder.

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