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Gwendolyn S. Cruzat papers, 1964-2014 (majority within 1970-1979)

1.3 linear feet (in 2 boxes) — 1.9 GB (online)

Professor Emerita of the University of Michigan's School of Information and Library Studies. Files of materials received from various University of Michigan committees and commissions on which she served, notably the Commission for Women; the Advisory Committee on Recreation, Intramurals and Club Sports; the Alumnae Athena Award Committee; and the University Club of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Also includes audiovisual material, biographical material (including an oral history transcript), correspondence, photographs, press releases, and publications.

The Gwendolyn S. Cruzat papers reflect Dr. Cruzat's involvement with several committees dedicated to regulating university athletics and maintaining equality for both men's and women's athletics, notably the Commission for Women; the Advisory Committee on Recreation, Intramurals and Club Sports; the Alumnae Athena Award Committee; and the University Club of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Also included are audiovisual material, biographical material, correspondence, photographs, press releases, and publications that document Dr. Cruzat's professional work, her retirement, and University of Michigan sports.


Hanes Walton papers, 1983-2012 (majority within 1992-2011)

977.45 MB (online) — 13.4 linear feet

Papers documenting the professional life and advocacy of Hanes Walton, an eminent professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. Collection includes correspondence, book reviews, dissertations produced under his guidance, materials demonstrating Walton's participation in university minority advocacy committees and publications, course syllabi and exams, oral histories and statistics gathered in the course of Walton's research, and files pertaining to his role as a supporter of historically black colleges and universities in the United States. Select files in this collection are in digital formats.

Materials in the Hanes Walton papers will be of particular interest to those seeking to understand one of the nation's preeminent African American political scientists as academician, teacher, and advocate; the collection's contents also illuminate broader questions of minority education, political participation by African Americans, and the process of scholarly publication in the United States. Although Walton enjoyed a career of more than forty years at four collegiate institutions, the coverage provided by his collection begins in the late 1980s and addresses his time at Savannah State College and the University of Michigan. Materials include drafts of works and reviews, research material, and correspondence. Also, video recordings of tributes to Walton by his University of Michigan colleagues, as well as of the 2015 memorial lecture in his name.


Harold R. Johnson papers, 1957-2011 (with gaps) (majority within 1969-1995)

0.9 linear feet — 1 volume

Dean Emeritus of the School of Social Work, Professor Emeritus of Social Work, and Professor Emeritus of Health Behavior and Health Education. Dr. Harold R. Johnson was also one of the first Black Deans at the University of Michigan. Includes correspondence, reports, and topical files related to Johnson's academic and professional career.

The Harold R. Johnson papers primarily document Johnson's academic and professional career and includes correspondence, reports, talks, and topical files.


Percy Bates papers, 1974-1984

3 linear feet

Papers of Percy Bates, an influential African American professor at the University of Michigan School of Education. Materials in the collection relate to his work as Principle Investigator on the Dean's Project on Mainstreaming, a grant project funded by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped at the U.S. Department of Education. The collection includes teacher training materials, worksheets, case studies, grant information, project models and reference articles, interview questions, and other project materials.

The Percy Bates papers contains papers related to Bates' work as Principal Investigator on the Dean's Project on Mainstreaming, a grant project at the Universisty of Michigan's School of Education. The project trained educators how to integrate special education students into the regular classroom. The materials illustrate some of the challenges of mainstreaming faced by educators, students and parents and how educators were trained to manage these issues. The training materials also demonstrate the core knowledge, skills and attitudes the project team believed educators needed to create a welcoming classroom environment for all students.

The collection has been organized into two series. The Project Materials series contains project planning documents, conceptual models, reference reports and working drafts developed by the project team. The Educational Materials series features copies of the informational packets, worksheets, case studies and simulations developed to train teachers on mainstreaming.