Prominent Detroit area businessman and University of Michigan alumnus who served as Regent from 1967-1968. Leader in efforts to bring the Olympic Games to Detroit from the 1950s through the mid-1970s. Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, reports, financial documents, and photographs.
The Frederick C. Matthaei Jr. papers (24 linear feet, 2 oversize boxes, 1 scrapbook and 2.20 GB) contain the materials of University of Michigan alumnus and Detroit area businessman Frederick C. Matthaei Jr. The materials highlight Matthaei's personal background, interests, philanthropic and outreach work, and his dedication to the University of Michigan. The collection been divided into three series:
The Personal Materials series contains bibliographical information, personal correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs.
The Projects series contains materials from Matthaei's work with a number of different organizations including the Detroit Olympics Project, the Economic Alliance for Michigan, and the Detroit Renaissance project.
The University of Michigan series includes materials related to Matthaei's term as Regent of the University of Michigan, his involvement in alumni organizations, and general records from the University of Michigan.