Samuel F. Cook letter and reminiscences, May 20, 1912.

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Cook, Samuel F. (Samuel Fletcher), b. 1842. Samuel F. Cook letter and reminiscences, May 20, 1912.

Samuel F. Cook letter and reminiscences, May 20, 1912.

Letter to President Hutchins containing separate reminiscences of life at the University of Michigan and especially regarding the firing of President Henry P. Tappan, the hiring and treatment by the students of President Henry S. Frieze, and the eventual hiring of James B. Angell. The reminiscences also contains comments on the newly established agricultural college in the state. The reminiscences was prepared after conversation with George Willard who was regent at the time of the Tappan firing. Many of his comments concern Tappan's church denomination.

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Cook, Samuel F. (Samuel Fletcher), 1842-

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Cook was a graduate of the University of Michigan (A.B., 1869; A.M., 1872) and later a member of the Michigan State Senate. From the description of Samuel F. Cook letter and reminiscences, May 20, 1912. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34422699 ...

Willard, George, 1824-1901

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Frieze, Henry S. (Henry Simmons), 1817-1889

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Tappan, Henry Philip, 1805-1881

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Michigan Agricultural College

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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...

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,...