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Camilla and Ethel Green Family Papers, 1827-1988 (majority within 1910-1955)

8.0 linear feet — 1 oversize folder

Camilla and Ethel Green were mother and daughter who resided in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area from the late 1800s through their deaths in 1955 and 1988, respectively. Both women corresponded prolifically with their family, friends and former students. This collection consists primarily of their letters, which are largely organized chronologically if not already grouped by correspondent.

This collection reflects the papers amassed by Camilla and Ethel Green over nearly a century. It is divided into four series: Family Background and Documents, University of Michigan, Correspondence, Photographs. The bulk of the collection occurs from 1910 to 1955 and features correspondence with various friends and family members; a large portion of the letters has been organized by correspondent and/or the correspondent's family, and the remainder is sorted chronologically.


Camp Davis (University of Michigan) records, 1874-1964 (majority within 1910-1950)

5 linear feet

Summer engineering camp of the University of Michigan at Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Records include correspondence, annual reports, and other papers relating to the establishment and administration of the camp; includes papers of camp directors Joseph B. Davis and Clarence T. Johnson; also includes records of predecessor surveying camps, including the Bogardus Engineering Camp at Douglas Lake, Michigan; and photographs.

The Camp Davis record group documents the summer camps for training students in the techniques of surveying and geodesy conducted by the College of Engineering's Department of Geodesy and Surveying. The bulk of the material concerns Camp Davis and Jackson Hole, Wyoming but also includes material relating to earlier camps at Douglas Lake and other sites in Michigan. The records are organized in five series: Histories; Michigan Engineering Camp, Early Sites, 1874-1912; Bogardus Engineering Camp, Douglas Lake, Michigan, 1906-1929; Camp Davis, Jackson, Wyoming Site, 1929-; and Photographs.


Engineering Communications & Marketing (University of Michigan) records, 1860-2010 (majority within 1960-2000)

33.5 linear feet — 1 oversize folder — 1 oversize volume

Unit of the University of Michigan College of Engineering responsible for producing print and multi-media publications for the college. Records include administrative files and publications, photographs, videotapes, and other material produced for internal and external use to document and illustrate research, faculty, staff, students and alumni of the College of Engineering.

The record group Engineering Communications & Marketing contains records documenting the history of the University of Michigan College of Engineering, particularly the photographic history of the college. Documentation includes memos, correspondence, written scripts for special events, photographs, slides, contact sheets, negatives, one cassette recording and one compact disc. The record group is divided into five series that reflect the Office's original filing arrangement: Historical, Office Files, Coded Files, Visual Materials, and Faculty Background Files.


William S. Housel papers, 1916-1968

5 linear feet — 1 oversize volume

Professor of civil engineering and specialist in soil mechanics at the University of Michigan. Correspondence, daily logs of activities, class materials, conference and lecture files, and professional reports and soil investigation studies; and photographs.

The Housel papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, lectures, conference materials, class materials, and various reports and studies of soil investigations. Of interest is a series of daily logs kept by Housel in the period 1962-1968 and which concern some of his consulting projects.