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University of Michigan

 Organization

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Austin and Foote families papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00495
Scope and Contents These papers contain the records of the Austin and Foote families of Milford from 1842 to 1907.An account book (1852-1866) and household accounts of the Foote family (1840-1878) are included as well as political tickets for Oakland County in the election of 1864. Materials on reunions of the Grand Army of the Republic and Women's Relief Corps (1890s) and articles of the Battle of Chickamauga are also included. The Civil War related materials have been scanned and put online...
Dates: 1842 - 1907

Booth Newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: 00200
Scope and Contents The Booth Newspaper collection contains clipping files on a variety of subjects related to Michigan including politics, education, public issues, and Michigan's athletic teams the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Lions. Also included are files containing articles written by specific authors including Ansar Khan, Chuck Carlton, Steve Grinczel, Danny Knobler, Tom Kowalski, Roger Green, Rick Haglund, and Ed Hoogterp. The clippings come from newspapers managed by Booth Newspaper Service.
Dates: 1970 - 2004

Brownson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00178
Scope and Contents The Brownson family papers consist of correspondence between members of the Brownson, Johnson, and Allured families, as well as essays, poetry, and a sermon.Many of the letters are to Oscar Brownson of Pontiac and Evart, Michigan. Brownson entered Oberlin College in 1843, but a year later he returned to Pontiac to teach school. Several letters from a cousin, Franklin Barber, urged him to join the United States Navy, where he could get a free medical training. Brownson received other...
Dates: 1843 - 1931

Charles McCaffree Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-17.354
Scope and Content This collection contains papers, correspondence, articles, photographs, and scrapbooks all relating to Charles McCaffree Jr.'s coaching career. Materials include items relating to his pre-MSU days, the Porpoise Fraternity, and his time as the U.S. National Swimming Team coach. The photographs and scrapbook albums include Battle Creek High School swimming team, Iowa State College, University of Michigan, the Pan-American games, and photos of McCaffree. Awards, certificates, and plaques...
Dates: 1929 - 2011

David L. Friday papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-2.1.9
Scope and Content The David L. Friday papers consist primarily of lecture correspondence. There are also a set of financial records (mostly undated) that might pertain to Friday's tenure at the University of Michigan, some telegrams and newsclippings, legislative material, and Friday's working papers.
Dates: 1913 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1923

Dillingham family papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00271
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of Civil War letters from Loomis Dillingham to his family in Michigan. The letters describe Dillingham's experiences in the 26th Michigan Infantry, which spent a year on provost duty near Alexandria, Virginia, before being transferred to active service. Dillingham describes camp life and guard duty. He also discussed politics and the progress of the war, passing the latest rumors on to his family. Dillingham died in a Virginia hospital in June 1864. A letter...
Dates: 1862 - 1871

Edward H. Ryder papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.40
Scope and Contents The Edward H. Ryder collection contains correspondence, travel information from his trip around the world in 1923 and personal remembrances, including memorials and programs. Also found in the collection are materials pertaining to his wife, Georgia Smyth Ryder. The collection also contains correspondence to and from both Edward and Georgia Ryder. It includes copies of their original birth certificates as well as their obituaries. The bulk of the material relates to Edward Ryder and his...
Dates: 1854 - 1955

Fred I. Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00038
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers, documents, pamphlets, and books of Fred I. Chase. The material in this collection pertains to the Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962 (Con Con). While the bulk of the collection concerns the workings of Con Con, there are some materials that pertain to various reunions of Con Con participants.

Also included in the collection are a number of photographs of the Convention delegates.
Dates: 1960 - 1981

George P. Sanford papers

 Collection
Identifier: c-00482
Scope and Contents This collection contains several essays and speeches written by Professor George Sanford during the 1850s and 1860s. Also included are University of Michigan Commencement Exercise Programs from 1860 and 1861, a Michigan Female College Commencement Program (1862), and Lansing Journal stationery from the 1870s.
Dates: 1856 - 1867

Harry C. Hill collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00655
Scope and Contents This collection includes seventy six post cards that depict pictures of a variety of local and national topics. The topics include businesses, farming/agricultural tools, historic events, war, military, music, festivals, ceremonies, Native Americans, presidents, senators, governors, the University of Michigan, saw mills, logging, and transportation. It appears that Harry C. Hill, of Flint, Michigan, is the creator of most of the postcards.
Dates: 1941 - 1954