(Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan.)
Joseph Ralston Hayden Papers, Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, box 17, folder 6.
With material gleaned from two significant Kahn archives-the University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library
and the Archives of American Art at the Smithsonian Institution-Hodges paints the most complete picture yet of Kahn's remarkable rise.
The Bentley Historical Library
in the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor boasts of 'over 45,000 linear feet of primary source material, 10,000 maps, 80,000 printed volumes, and 1.5 million photographs' that cover US history with a subset on the Philippines and the US colonial adventure in the last century.
This study recovers the antecedents to and early history of OTS through an examination of the OTS Archives at UM's Bentley Historical Library
. An analysis of these records reveals that UM's interest in a field research station in the American tropics preceded the formation of OTS by fifteen years, that Costa Rica was not the first serious candidate for a field station site, and that the commitment of OTS to interdisciplinary research had roots in UM's dedication to operating a station that would draw the interest of faculty from many departments.
"Manual for the Provost Marshal General's Department, AEF, 1919," Bandholtz Papers, Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan.
(2.) From 1982 to 1997, the Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan, offered residential fellowships to archivists to foster systematic research into areas of professional concern.
From 1947/48 through 1955/56 he is listed as guest conductor with the University Musical Society and director of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra." (Ann Frantilla, Assistant Reference Archivist, Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan, to author, 24 September 1993.) Johnson's years as guest conductor - not mentioned by Stoddard, whose book is cited in the standard Johnson biographical entries - must have been those that personally influenced Weichlein.
"Without doubt," said Bentley Historical Library
director Francis X.
The University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library
has recently acquired 30 rare photos from the Bitely and Free Soil camps, two African-American Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps that existed in Michigan during the Great Depression.
Mennen Williams Papers, Undersecretary of State for African Affairs, Administrative Materials 1961-1966, "Congressional Hearings 1961-1965," Box 7-N, Bentley Historical Library
, University of Michigan.