Library (University of Michigan) records, 1837-[ongoing].

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University of Michigan. Library. Library (University of Michigan) records, 1837-[ongoing].

Library (University of Michigan) records, 1837-[ongoing].

Topical files, miscellaneous correspondence and reports, and business record books, 1886-1916; include files of librarians/directors/deans Theodore W. Koch, William W. Bishop, Warner G. Rice, Frederick H. Wagman, Richard Dougherty, Robert M. Warner, and Don Riggs; also assorted papers of earlier librarians, Andrew Ten Brook and Raymond C. Davis.

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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, ...

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 ...

Keating, Charles H.

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Wagman, Frederick Herbert, 1912-1994

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Bowker, R. R. 1848-1933.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Casey, Genevieve M., 1916-

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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 ...

American Library Association

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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...

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...

Muller, Robert H.

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Frankhauser, Mary E.

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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...

United States. Commission on Obscenity and Pornography

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Michigan Library Association

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United States. National Advisory Commission on Libraries

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Dougherty, Richard M.

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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...

Fyan, Loleta D. (Loleta Dawson), 1894-1990

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Loleta Irene Dawson Fyan was born on May 14, 1894, in Clinton, Iowa, to Albert Foster Dawson and Phoebe R. (DeGroat) Dawson. She received a B.A. from Wellesley College majoring in botany and minoring in music. She graduated top of her class from Western Reserve University's Library School in 1920 and was hired by the Detroit Public Library. In 1921, she became the first county librarian for Wayne County Library System. She married Clarence Edward (Ted) Fyan (1888-1954) in 1926. She served as pre...

Association of College and Research Libraries.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Bodleian Library.

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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,...

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...

Council on Library Resources

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Rice, Warner Grenelle, 1889-

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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...

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...

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...

McAllister, Samuel Wilson, 1890-

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