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Alexander G. Ruthven Papers, 1901-1961 (majority within 1906-1951)

65.4 linear feet — 1 oversize folder

Zoologist, college professor, president of University of Michigan, 1929-1951. Professional files relating to his career with the University Museum and as a professor of zoology, and presidential files containing correspondence, reports, speeches, and other University materials, including budget and legislative files, material relating to changes in University administration, his relationship with faculty, students and alumni, and photographs.

The Alexander Ruthven papers consists of two series of records. The first is the papers of Ruthven as president of the University of Michigan, 1929 to 1951. The second, and smaller, series is the files maintained by Ruthven as a zoologist with the University Museum and as professor of zoology. This latter series dates largely from 1908 to 1929 but also includes collected earlier files from the 1870s.


Center for Japanese Studies (University of Michigan) publications, 1948-2009 (majority within 1988-2007)

2.5 linear feet (in 4 boxes)

Interdisciplinary, area studies center at the University of Michigan. Publications include brochures and pamphlets, calendars, catalogs of center publications, flyers, newsletters, posters, press releases, bulletins and course catalogs, lectures, manuals, programs, and reports. Also contains bulletin from summer session. There are also programs which describe the U.S.- Japan Automotive Industry Conference. Also includes a monograph from the Series Michigan Papers in Japanese Studies

The Publications series (.5 linear foot) consists of two subseries: Unit Publications and Sub-Unit Publications.

The Unit Publications series contains brochures, bulletins and course catalogs, calendars, catalogs of publications, flyers announcing lectures and mini-courses, lectures, manuals, posters describing the noon lecture series, press releases featuring Japanese film festivals, programs from the U.S.--Japan Automotive Industry Conference, and reports. The Center for Japanese Studies publishes a monograph series entitled the Michigan Papers in Japanese Studies. The Bentley Historical Library holds only one volume in this series-- Is There Enough Business To Go Around?: Overcapacity In The Auto Industry, number 16. It will be found under the heading "Monographs".

This subseries also includes a newsletter entitled Newsletter. The fall issue of this publication is published in both English and Japanese. The Bentley Historical Library holds a complete run of this publication from 1990 to the present. Prior to this publication the Center for Japanese Studies issued a newsletter, entitled CCS-CJS News, with the Center for Chinese Studies. This title was published from 1983 to 1989 at varying intervals. They also published the CCS-CJS News Update from 1986 to 1988. This was generally a monthly newsletter describing the various activities of the centers. For these newsletters and other publications about the Asian and East Asian Studies Programs the researcher should consult: the record group University of Michigan. Center for Chinese Studies. Publications.

There is also one issue of the newsletter entitled CJS Alumni News. This publication was published in 1981.

The Sub-Unit Publications subseries includes publications regarding the fiftieth anniversary celebration and the Summer Session.


Center for Japanese Studies (University of Michigan) records, 1945-2008 (majority within 1950-2000)

20.3 linear feet — 38 GB (online)

Correspondence, reports, budgets, and other materials concerning the establishment of the Okayama Field Station and the subsequent publication of Village Japan, including correspondence with Douglas MacArthur; also records and minutes, 1947-1987, of the executive committee of the Center for Japanese Studies; also papers relating to the programs and financial operations of the center; and photographs and films.

The Center for Japanese Studies records document the founding and functioning of the center, covering the period from the late-1940s through the 1990s. The center's executive committee minutes and official correspondence cover most of this period evenly. Otherwise, documentation of the center's history is somewhat uneven. The center's first decade is well covered, with a considerable amount of field research notes and audio-visual material. From the early-1960s on, however, such documentation is sparse. This later period is documented in other ways, though. The records include a considerable amount of material concerning grants and fundraising, and these documents often describe the center's activities in detail. The records pertaining to special activities of the center also cover the later decades well.

The records are arranged in nine series: Administrative Files, Correspondence, Course Material, Faculty Files, Financial, Grants, Research Special Activities, and Audio-Visual Material.


Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies (University of Michigan) publications, 1969-2006 (majority within 1983-1997)

0.4 linear feet

Miscellaneous Center for Chinese Studies newsletters, student publications, calendars, bibliographies, and brochures. Also contains a set of monographs produced in various series by the center.

The Publications series (0.4 linear ft.) is divided into two subseries: Unit Publications and Student Publications.

The Unit Publications subseries includes bibliographies, publications catalogs, and calendars and flyers describing the brown bag lunch series and the Chinese film series. This subseries also contains newsletters such as Center for Chinese Studies and Alumni News. The Center for Chinese Studies cooperated with the Center for Japanese Studies to produce the newsletters CCS-CJS News, CCS-CJS News Update, and the East Asian Studies Newsletter.

The Student Publications subseries includes three titles from the late 1960s and early 1970s. Ta Tzu Pao was first published in 1969 and continued to be published monthly during the academic year. Unfortunately, the Bentley Library does not hold a complete run of this publication. It ceased publication in 1970. The Dodder was published in 1970. The title was changed to Voices in 1971. A fourth publication entitled Spring-Autumn Papers was a graduate student journal published in 1979 and 1980.

Most of these unit and student publications are in English, though there are occasional passages in Chinese.


Project on Asian Studies in Education (University of Michigan) records, 1972-1981

2 linear feet

The Project on Asian Studies in Education (PASE) was established at the University of Michigan in 1971 as an outreach resource center to assist secondary and college-level instructors of Asian studies in developing curricula. Records include budget reports; minutes of the Project on Asian Studies in Education (PASE)'s Executive Committee meetings; correspondence, memoranda, and related materials pertaining to PASE's identification of funding agencies; grant proposals, reports, and related materials; job descriptions; memoranda pertaining to PASE's general office organization and prospective administrative reorganization; personnel records; bibliographies of Asia-related materials; conference/workshop materials; materials pertaining to PASE's development of curriculum units; newsletter samples; note cards of PASE's organizational and informational contacts; service request forms and letters.

Records of the Project on Asian Studies in Education (PASE) date from 1972 to 1981 and measure 2 linear feet. The collection is divided into two series, Administrative Records and Outreach Activities, which document the project's activities within and outside the University.


Richard K. Beardsley papers, circa 1950-1975

6 linear feet (in 7 boxes)

Richard K. Beardsley was a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan from 1947 to 1978 who served several terms as the director of the Center for Japanese Studies. The papers document his anthropological fieldwork in Japan, Spain, and California, and include research and field notes, interviews, questionnaires and surveys in English and Japanese, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence.

The Richard K. Beardsley Papers document Beardsley's anthropological fieldwork in Japan, Spain, and California, and include research and field notes, questionnaires, interviews, photographs, and a small amount of correspondence. The papers consist of three series: Topical Files, Research Files, and Photographs.


Robert E. Cole Papers, 1982-1984

1.5 linear feet

Director of the Center for Japanese Studies at the University of Michigan; co-head with Keiichi Oshima of the Joint United States/Japanese Automotive Study. Background files; reports; and records relating to meetings, surveys, and fieldwork of the joint study.

The Cole Papers consist of the records of the study comparing the United States and Japanese automotive industries. The collection is arranged under three broad headings: Background; Meetings, Surveys, and Field; and Reports of Study. Included are the final reports, working paper series (22 individual research projects), progress reports, interviews, surveys, meeting minutes, and materials relating to the structure and composition of the study. The collection also includes the published volume resulting from the study.