Newspapers and clippings relating to historical Michigan events and motion pictures.
Alan G. Billings set renderings, 1967-1990 0.3 linear feet — 1 bundle — 2 drawings
The Alan G. Billings collection consists of set renderings painted by Billings while he was a professor at the University of Michigan. These renderings include both depictions of the sets, and depictions of certain aspects of production staging and costume design. The renderings are organized roughly by size, and thereunder alphabetically by title. Most set renderings also include information on where the production was staged.
Alan N. Polasky papers, 1955-1976 5 linear feet
The papers of Alan Polasky divide themselves into six series: Biographical, Correspondence, Professional affiliations, Speeches, Subject files and Material relating to the University of Michigan.
Albert A. Applegate papers, 1963-1973 17 linear feet
The papers document Applegate's close working relationship with George Romney in his campaign for the presidency, as staff member in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and as one of his staff at the National Center for Voluntary Action.
The collection has been divided into six series: Chronological, 1963-1972; Background Files, 1963-1973; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs, 1969-1972; National Center for Voluntary Action, 1969-1973; Voluntary Action Background Files, 1969-1973; and European Trip, 1970. The researcher should note that the great value of the Applegate papers is as a supplement to the various series in the George Romney collection. The researcher is urged to begin with the inventories to the Romney papers before turning to the Applegate papers.
Albert A. Stanley papers, circa 1890s-1932 3 linear feet (in 4 boxes)
The Stanley collection consists mainly of manuscripts of his articles, lectures, and speeches on musical topics. There is, in addition, Stanley's research material, including musical notes and analyses, notes intended to accompany illustrations of musical instruments found in the Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments at the University of Michigan, and scrapbooks containing concert programs featuring Stanley and his work. Stanley's autobiography, "Echoes of a busy life or reminiscences of a professor emeritus" is a valuable source of personal information.
Albert B. Cleage Jr. papers, 1949-2005 11.5 linear feet
The collection contains correspondence, sermons, and writings of Albert B. Cleage, Jr. (his name would later be changed to Jaramogi Abebe Agyeman); records of the shrine of the Black Madonna; papers of individuals within the church who assisted Cleage; and records of the National Office of the Shrine.
The collection has been divided into seven series: Albert B. Cleage, Jr.: Correspondence, Sermons, and Writings, the files of the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit, Michigan, Church Leaders, the files of the Shrine of the Black Madonna National Office, Sound Recordings, Photographs, and Miscellaneous.
Albert B. Cleage Jr. papers [microform], 1949-2005 11 linear feet (on 19 microfilm rolls)
The collection has been divided into four series: Albert B. Cleage, Jr.: Correspondence, Sermons, and Writings, the files of the Shrine of the Black Madonna in Detroit, Michigan, Church Leaders, and the files of the Shrine of the Black Madonna National Office.
Albert C. Jacobs papers, 1909-1970 10 linear feet
The Jacobs papers consist of correspondence, clippings, and speeches from his career as law professor and college administrator. Most of the papers are of a personal nature and provide little documentation of his activities at either Columbia, University of Denver, or Trinity College. The address series is valuable for its discussions of higher education from the 1940s to the 1960s.
Albert D. English papers, 1839-1957 2 linear feet
The English collection documents different phases of his life and provides the researcher with material for the study of Manchester, Michigan between 1880 and 1910. In addition to correspondence, the collection includes notebooks containing the newspaper columns on local affairs which English wrote for several county newspapers. There are also 18 "Ready Reference Books" containing lists of local, state, and national political candidates and office holders, Manchester property owners, lists of school teachers and graduates, church leaders, as well as other information gleaned from almanacs and newspapers over the years. Included are also several farm journals of Albert English and his father Benjamin English, and a personal diary and a scrapbook of Albert's sister Lucy English (in marriage, Lucy Simmons). Much of the correspondence files concerns the Free Will Baptist Church. Correspondence includes one letter from Thomas English of West Virginia, a formerly enslaved person, whom Albert English apparently contacted in regard to the family genealogy. There is no record of continued correspondence on this subject.
Albert Easton White papers, 1938-1961 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of two series, Correspondence and Photographs.
Correspondence includes primarily letters two Professor White, especially around the time of his retirement in 1953. The series also contains a few reports on the research activities in engineering at the University of Michigan.
Photographs contains images from different stages of Professor White's career, including the groundbreaking of the Engineering building on North Campus, and social events associated with the American Society of Metals.