Michigan Women's Studies Association Records
00209

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Title
Michigan Women's Studies Association records
ID
00209
Date [inclusive]
1973-2011
Extent
13.0 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Michigan Women's Studies Association was founded in 1973 by five Michigan State University faculty members. The organization promotes equal opportunites for women as well as developes new ways to teach women's studies in education institutions. The organization also developed the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame in Lansing, Michigan.

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Scope and Contents note

The records of the Michigan Women's Studies Association include minutes from the Board of Directors, records relating to annual conferences, projects, exhibits, special events as well as presidential administrative records. Other materials include correspondence, news releases, newsletters, and information about the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame and Cooley-Haze House. There is also presidential correspondence and the resource files of Betty MacDowell for the publication "Michigan Women: First and Founders." The resource files include files on individual women and women's issues.

The records were left in their original arrangement after transfer from the organization. A detailed description can be found in the Series Description section of the finding aid. However, the order in which the material is described does not match the arrangement.

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Series Description

The following record series have been determined by Gladys Beckwith, founder and director of the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame, to be of historical value.

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. 1981-2003* Narrative minutes of regular and special meetings of the Board relates to all business, staff searches, fund raising, projects and includes reports of officers, staff, and committee chairpersons and support groups, ie., the Hall of Fame Advisory Council. Arranged chronologically. *Minutes after 2003 are considered current and in the office of the director of the Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame.

RECORDS RELATING TO ANNUAL CONFERENCES. 1987-2002,* 2004-2006, * 2008 May include agendas, minutes of meetings, correspondence, program development, financial statements, informationals, guidelines for presenters, and, occasionally, abstracts and copies of papers proposed or presented. Also includes letters in supporting establishment of a Hall of Fame, 1979-1980. * An anniversary celebration took place in 2003 in lieu of a conference. There was no conference scheduled in 2007.

ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS OF THE PRESIDENT. 1974-1987 Relates to annual membership meeting, May 5, 1984; Constitution and By-laws, 1981; course descriptions; election results; lease of Cooley-Haze House from the City of Lansing, 1982; minutes of the annual membership meeting, May 5,1984; minutes of the Hall of Fame Advisory Council, 1881; minutes of the Board of Directors, November 17, 1980, February 13, 1980, February 3, 1981, January 8, 1984 and September 22, 1985; minutes of the Steering Committee, 1974, 1979; policy statements; reports of the President, October 25, 1979, September 15, 1979 and December 27, 1979; and rules and regulations governing admission to the Hall of Fame, undated. Arrangement alphabetically by subject.

REPORTS OF AUDIT. 1983-1998 (15 vols.); 2002-2008 Compiled financial statements with accompanying information, submitted by Maner, Costerian & Ellis, pc., Certified Public accountants. Includes statements of financial position, activities, functional expenses, cash flow and notes on accounting policies, nature of organization, risks and uncertainties, investments, property and equipment, donated items and services, lease, special events, temporary restricted net assets, permanently restricted net assets, change in accounting method. Arranged chronologically.

RECORDS RELATING TO PROJECTS. 1980-2008 General descriptions and work papers relating to projects include bingo; Criminal Justice HaIl of Fame; "Crossing the Millennium: Women's Book Project, 1994-2000; the Hall of Fame awards dinner, 1996, judges, 2006-2008, nominee endorsements, 1980-1983; picnic, 2006, 2008; Theme Trail and poster contest, 1986-1987; Michigan women's photographic history, 1991; Traveling exhibit, undated, 1997. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO ORGANIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT. 1973-1989 Includes minutes of founding, May 19, 1973 in the Department of American Thought and Language of Michigan State University, development plan for women studies, transfer of agency, initial steering committee members, notes and newsletter, Volume 1, No.1, July 20, 1973. Also includes similar material accumulated the President of MWSA. No arrangement.

RECORDS RELATING TO COOLEY-HAZE HOUSE. 1979-1987 Includes general administrative correspondence, memorandum and supporting materials, relating to Ad Hoc Committee for development, 1985-1986; agreements with the City of Lansing, 1980-1987; architectural services, 1982; committee membership and support, 1979-1982; dedication, 1987; financial statements, billings, updates of contract activity; General Motors Corporation, Oldsmobile Division parking lot, 1986; leases and sub-leases; Minutes of the renovation committee's meetings; drawings of floor plans, fittings and appointments, 1983-1986; signage,undated; resolutions of tribute, 1973,1980. Arranged loosely alphabetically by subject.

CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO THE ELIZABETH LEHMAN BELEN ART GALLERY. 1987 Includes a letter in from Lucile E. Belen, April 11, 1987; memorandum from Gladys Beckwith, Director of Michigan Women's Studies Association to the Board of Directors about the designation, March 6, 1987; a brief biography of Elizabeth Lehman Belen, undated; and a faded note elating to use of a donation from Frederick Belen, October 16,1987.

RESOURCE FILE RELATING TO EXHIBITS. 1988-2003 This file appears to be selected by the Education Director. Mainly correspondence, loan agreements, biographies of exhibitors, financial statements and informational material relating to exhibits created for viewing in the Center and for traveling to school, cubs and like outlets. Examples of major exhibits relate to The Century of Women Exhibit, 1991-1999; Celebrating Women in Criminal Justice, 1996; and circus.

NEWS RELEASES RELATING TO EXHIBITS AND SPECIAL EVENTS. 1998-2007 Arranged topically by calendar, flyers, gallery schedule, newsletters, radio, television and newspapers.

ANNUAL HALL OF FAME AWARD PROGRAMS. 1985-2008 Two copies of annual printed programs. Years missing are 1984, 1994, 2006. Arranged chronologically.

RECORDS RELATING TO SPECIAL EVENTS. 1998-2001 Selected general administrative relate to planning, publicity, programs, fund raising and the like for the tea in the garden, 1998, 1999,2000; picnic, 1998-1999, 2000-2002; Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown, 2000-2001; Mother's Day, 2001; Holiday Open House, 1998, 2000-2001. Arranged alphabetically by name of event.

PRINTED PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO THE MICHIGAN HISTORICAL CENTER. Circa 1880-1999

RESOURCE FILE FOR PROPOSED PHOTOGRAPHIC PUBLICATION. 1991 Mainly letters in response to solicitation distributed in June, 1991, with typed and photocopied information, and occasionally photographs, relating to Michigan women. No arrangement.

RESOURCE FILE FOR PUBLICATION: Michigan Women: First and Founders. 1990-1995 Biographical information and supporting material accumulated by Betty McDowell and Rachel Brett Harley, authors of  Michigan Women, First and Founders, and published by Michigan Women's Studies Association in 1992 and 1995, respectively. Includes a subject file relating to abortion through writers, and notes about financial business. Arranged alphabetically by name of person and subject.

SELECTED CORRESPONDENCE ACCUMULATED BY THE PRESIDENT. 1987- 2006, undated Relates to AAUW proposed grant application, 1997; award (Elizabeth Chandler), 1997; biographies, undated; complaint against the University of Michigan, 1999; copyright releases, 1998; Dayton Hudson, 198?; dedication, 1987; development plan, 1990; docent guide, undated; employee manual, undated; endowment fund, 1995,[1997]; Friends of the Michigan Women's Historical Center, 1987; fund raising, 1996-1999; Fyan manuscript, 1997-1998; job description of director emeritus,n.d.; letters in supporting development, 1979-1880; letters out, 1987, lists of historic women, members and supporters, 1976; marketing proposal, 1996; Michigan Humanities Council grant, 2001-2002; National Endowment for the Humanities Grant relating to workshop out suffrage, 2006;-register of-attendees; June 10-, 198-7; Scott Center, 1995; resignation of Judi Cantor, 2005; studies conducted by Gladys Beckwith; Tri-county Women's Coalition, 2000-2001; Victorian Tea planning guide, 1996-1999; Women physicians in Hall of Fame, 1996; women studies programs available, 1982-1984. Also includes a folder of correspondence, mainly typed letters in, with Jade Associates, Inc., 1984-1990, relating to public relations and personal promotions. See Appendix 1 for list of subject headings. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

MEMORIALS. 1988,1991 Correspondence and business records relating to memorial funds for an internship and plaques identifying major contributors.

EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS. Undated Quizzes, informationals and description of hand crafted limited edition commemorative items for sale. No arrangement.

APPOINTMENT BOOKS. 1994-1998,2000-2006 Daily entries of activities. Arranged chronologically.

CORRESPONDENCE RELATING TO CORPORATE FUNDING. 1980-1986. Original and copies of letters in. Includes lists of contacts. Arranged loosely chronologically.

NEWSLETTERS. Includes Volume one, Number one and occasional issues. Arranged chronologically.

Processed by Geneva Kebler Wiskemann December, 2008-January, 2009

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections September 2010

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

  September 2011

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • American Association for State and Local History.
  • American Association of University Women.
  • Cooley-Haze House (Lansing, Mich.).
  • Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities.

Genre(s)

  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Newsletters
  • Programs

Personal Name(s)

  • Beckwith, Gladys
  • Daddazio, M.E.
  • Fyan, Loleta D., (Loleta Dawson), 1894-1990

Subject(s)

  • Women -- Michigan
  • Women's studies

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Letters of Support 1970-1980 

1 1

Minutes of the Board of Directors 

Box Folder

 1981-1984 

1 2

 1985-1986 

1 3

 1985-1986 

1 4-5

 1987 

1 6

 1988-1989 

1 7

 1989-1990 

1 8

 1990-1991 

1 9

 1991-1992 

1 10

 1992-1993 

1 11

 1993-1994 

1 12

 1994-1995 

1 13

 1995-1996 

1 14

 1996-1997 

1 15

 1997-1998 

1 16

 1998-1999 

1 17

 1999-2000 

1 18

 2001-2002 

1 19

 2002-2003 

1 20

Reports of Audit 

Box Folder

 1983 

2 1

 1983-1984 

2 2

 1984-1985 

2 3

 1986 

2 4

 1987 

2 5

 1988 

2 6

 1989 

2 7

 1990 

2 8

 1991 

2 9

 1992 

2 10

 1993 

2 11

 1994 

2 12

 1995 

2 13

 1996 

2 14

 1997 

2 15

 2004 

2 16
Box Folder

Additional Financial Information 2002, 2008-2009 

2 17

Appointment Books 

Box Folder

 1994 

2 18

 1995 

2 19

 1996 

2 20

 1997 

2 21

 1998 

2 22

 1999 

2 23

 2001 

2 24

 2002 

2 25

 2003 

2 26

 2004 

2 27

 2005 

2 28

 2006 

2 29

Records Relating to Annual Conferences 

Box Folder

 1978-1983 

2 30

 1977-1980 

2 31

 1981-1982 

2 32

 1981-1984 

2 33

 1984-1986 

2 34

Spring 1986 

2 35

Spring 1987 

2 36

 1987 

2 37

Presentation 1988 

2 38

Correspondence 1989 

2 39

Presentation 1989 

2 40

Spring 1989 

2 41

 1990 

3 1

 1991 

3 2

 1992 

3 3

Call for Presentations 1992 

3 4

 1993 

3 5

Spring 1993 

3 6

Spring 1994 

3 7

 1995 

3 8

 1996 

3 9

 1997 

3 10

 1998 

3 11

 1999 

3 12

 2000 

3 13

 2001 

3 14

 2002 

3 15

 2004 

3 16

 2005 

3 17

 2006 

3 18

 2008 

3 19
Box Folder

Hall of Fame Educational Materials 

3 20

Memorials 

Box Folder

Shafer 

3 21

Swanson 

3 22

News Releases Relating to Exhibits & Special Events 

Box Folder

Calendar 

3 23

Miscellaneous, Gallery Schedules, Flyers, Newsletter, Radios, TV, Newspaper 

3 24

 1998-2007 

3 25

Records Relating to Special Events 

Box Folder

Picnic 1998 

3 26

Picnic Committee 1999 

3 27

Picnic on the Lawn 2000 

3 28

Picnic on the Lawn 2001 

3 29

Picnic on the Lawn 2002 

3 30

Tea in the Garden 

3 31

Women's Hall of Fame Public Relations Campaign 

3 32

Women's Hall of Fame Public Relations Campaign 2007 

3 33

Women's Hall of Fame Public Relations Campaign 2008 

3 34

National Women's History Month 1998 

3 35

"March for the Women" 

3 36

Women's History Month materials 

4 1

Tea 1999 

4 2

Tea 2000 

4 3

Tea 2002 

4 4

"Be a Tourist" 2000 

4 5

"Be a Tourist" 2001 

4 6

Mother's Day 

4 7

Xmas/Open House Drawing 1998 

4 8

Xmas/Open House 1998 

4 9

Xmas/Open House 2000 

4 10

Christmas Open House 2001 

4 11

Christmas Open House 2002 

4 12

Records Relating to the Cooley-Haze House 

Box Folder

Ad Hoc Correspondence for Development 1985-1986 

4 13-15

American Association for State & Local History Evaluation 

4 16

B.F. Design Board 

4 17

Cooley-Haze House Dedication June 1987 

4 18

MWSA Articles & Bylaws 1984-1986 

4 19

Release 1980-1982 

4 20

Cooley-Haze House Floor Plan 

4 21

Michigan Legislation -HB 5055 Historic Preservation 

4 22

Lease-Baptists Convention Home 1980 

4 23

Sublease 1982 

4 24

Draft Lease 1981-1982 

4 25

Cooley-Haze House Signage 

4 26

Administrative Records of the President 1980-1987 

4 27

Hall of Fame General Correspondence 1979-1980 

4 28

Hall of Fame General Correspondence 1981 

4 29

Cooley House Renovation Committee 1982-1986 

4 30

Cooley House Architectural Services 1982 

4 31

Cooley House Renovation 1983-1986 

4 32

Resolution 1980 

4 33

MWSA Selected Correspondence from Reorganization 

Box Folder

 1973 

4 34

 1978-1989 

4 35

Development -Beckwith 1985-1988 

4 36
Box Folder

MWSA Publications 1974-2003 

5 1

MWSA Publications 1974-2003 

5 2

Belen Art Gallery 1987 

5 3

Long Rang Development Plan 1990 

13 28

Long Range Plan for 1990-1992 

13 29

Betty MacDowell Resource Files for Publication: Michigan Women: First & Founders 1973-1995 

Box Folder

Adams, Elizabeth 

5 4

Alan, Virginia R. 

5 5

Alvord, Edith V. 

5 6

Anderson, Cora R. 

5 7

Anderson, Gladys Olds 

5 8

Anderson, Julia & Taylor, Charlotte 

5 9

Anderson, Rachel J, Rice 

5 10

Arnold, Lucy M. 

5 11

Arthur, Clara B. 

5 12

Avery, Lucille 

5 13

Bader, Mary L. 

5 14

Bagley, Frances Newberry 

5 15

Baldwin, Martha 

5 16

Baker, Merreley Dean 

5 17

Ball, Mary 

5 18

Bandemer, Dr. Selmer L. 

5 19

Banks, Sarah Gertrude 

5 20

Barnes, Cordelia Maria (Dibben) 

5 21

Barnhart, Marion Isabel 

5 22

Barry, Martha Gerald (Catherine) 

5 23

Beck, Mary 

5 24

Beckwith, Gladys 

5 25

Beebe, Loraine 

5 26

Belen, Elizabeth Lehman 

5 27

Belen, Lucille E. 

5 28

Belles, Eva 

5 29

Beltaire, Beverly Strauss 

5 30

Bendor, Jan Franklin 

5 31

Benedict, Livonia 

5 32

Benjamin, Esther M. 

5 33

Beverly, Hattie J. 

5 34

Binsfield, Constance M. 

5 35

Bishop, Harriet Warner 

5 36

Bissel, Anna Sutherland 

5 37

Blair, Mary Agnes 

5 38

Blakeley, Juliet Calhoun 

5 39

Bonstelle, Jessie 

5 40

Brennan, Molly 

5 41

Brewer, Beulah 

5 42

Brewer, Margaret 

5 43

Brickley, Marianne Doyle 

5 44

Bristol, Agnes Fairfax 

5 45

Bromeling, Kate 

5 46

Brooks, Beth Ann 

5 47

Brotherton, Florence Belle 

5 48

Brown, Cora Mae 

5 49

Brown, Louise Langdon 

5 50

Brown, Gelnora Washington 

5 51

Brown, Olympia 

5 52

Bryant, Barbara Alice Everett 

5 53

Buesking, Donna Lee Baker 

5 54

Burlingame, Alice Wessels 

5 55

Burnett, Patricia Hill 

5 56

Burstyn, Ellen 

5 57

Bush, Flora Marian Spore 

5 58

Butcher, Mary Lou 

5 59

Butler, Ruth 

5 60

Butterfield, Emily 

5 61

Cadillac, Marie-Therese 

5 62

Campbell, Katerine Hill 

5 63

Canady, Alexa 

5 64

Candler, Julie 

5 65

Canfield, Connee 

5 66

Carrigan, Patricia M. 

5 67

Carter, Beulah Louise Draper 

5 68

Carter, Linda Susan 

5 69

Chandler, Anna Minerva 

5 70

Chandler, Elizabeth Margaret 

5 71

Chandler, Patsy 

5 72

Chapin, Augusta Jane 

5 73

Clayton, Helen J. 

5 74

Clemenc, Annie 

5 75

Clement, Helen 

5 76

Cleveland, Flaude B. 

5 77

Cohane, Regine Freund 

5 78

Cohen, Dr. Flossie 

5 79

Cole, Celeste 

5 80

Coleman, Mary Stallings 

5 81

Cook, Myrtle C. 

5 82

Cooper, Lenna Frances 

5 83

Corwell, Marion E. Peterson 

5 84

Cowans, Thelma Louise Simmons 

5 85

Craig, Gladys Wright 

5 86

Craig, Judith 

5 87

Crane, Caroline Bartlett 

5 88

Crea, Vivian 

5 89

Crochett, Ethelene Jones 

5 90

Crosby, Elizabeth C. 

5 91

Cuza, Patricia A. 

5 92

Darlow, Julia Donovan 

5 93

Daubendiek, Bertha Antonie 

5 94

Davidow, Anna R. 

5 95

Davis, Elizabeth Buddy 

5 96

Davis, Frances 

5 97

Davis, Josephine Sears 

5 98

Davison, Luella May Davison 

5 99

Deck, Sally Ann 

5 100

DeFant, Geraldine 

5 101

Demski, Lydia 

5 102

Diggs, Mayme 

5 103

Dingman, Mabel 

5 104

Dixon, Julie 

5 105

Doersam, Eleanor 

5 106

Dorsey, Mattie 

5 107

Doss, Theresa 

5 108

Dumas, Rhetaugh G. 

5 109

Dyar, Clara 

5 110

Dyni, Marie 

5 111

Ebersole, Dr. Nellie Huger 

5 112

Edmonds, Sarah Emma 

5 113

Edwards, Esther Gordy 

5 114

Eldering, Grace 

5 115

Eldredge, Ada 

5 116

Elliot, Elizabeth Nelson 

5 117

Elliot, Margaret Drake 

5 118

Emery, Georgia 

5 119

Emery, Sarah E. Van De Vort 

5 120

Ettinger, Judith A. 

5 121

Farrell-Donaldson, Marie 

5 122

Federbush, Marcia 

5 123

Freindt, Mary 

5 124

Ferrey, Marie Brown 

5 125

Findlater, Jeanne Sullivan 

5 126

Fletcher, Ann O. 

5 127

Fons, Valerie 

5 128

Ford, Betty Bloomer 

5 129

Ford, Eleanor Clay 

5 130

Ford, Geraldine Bledsoe 

5 131

Ford, Josephine Darling 

5 132

Forrest, Lena Lake 

5 133

Forth, Elizabeth Denison 

5 134

Fox, Emma A. 

5 135

Francis, Audra 

5 136

Francis, Nancy Cornelia 

5 137

Franklin, Aretha 

5 138

Frisch, Ottilia M. 

5 139

Frostic, Gwen 

5 140

Fulton-Calkins, Patsy J, 

5 141

Fyan, Loleta D. 

5 142

Gage, Hilda Rosenberg 

5 143

Gaines, Dora 

5 144

Gamble, Edith Mathis Davis 

5 145

Gardner, Nannette B. 

5 146

Garrett, Joyce Finley 

5 147

Geisel, Dr. Carolyn 

5 148

Genser, Lillian Mellen 

5 149

Gilbert, Alice Lee 

5 150

Gillette, Genevieve 

5 151

Gomon, Josephine Fellows 

5 152

Gonzalez, Jane 

5 153

Good, Janet 

5 154

Goodman, Thelma 

5 155

Gragg, Rosa Slade 

6 1

Gray, Cassandra E. Smith 

6 2

Gretter, Eggert 

6 3

Griffiths, Martha 

6 4

Grooms, Louise R. 

6 5

Alice Gustafson 

6 6

Haas, Florence Raimau 

6 7

Hachtel, Anne Russell 

6 8

Hackley, E. Azalia Smith 

6 9

Haener, Dorothy 

6 10

Hall, Emma Amelia 

6 11

Hall, Marilyn K. 

6 12

Ham, Caroline Richardson 

6 13

Hamilton, Eva McCall 

6 14

Hammond, Alice Hirschman 

6 15

Hammond, Ellen Barry 

6 16

Hansbury, Bertha Allena 

6 17

Hardy, Gay Secor 

6 18

Harlow, Olive Bacon 

6 19

Harrington, Penny Eileen Ladyard 

6 20

Harris, Fran 

6 21

Haskill, Elizabeth F. 

6 22

Havilend, Laura Smith 

6 23

Henderson, Erma 

6 24

Hill, Berniece C. Johnson 

6 25

Holcomb, Marguerite Knowles 

6 26

Holmes, Mabel White 

6 27

Holmes, Pam 

6 28

Hoobler, Icie Macy 

6 29

Howard, Ethel Scott 

6 30

Hoxie, Jean 

6 31

Hubbard, Marilyn French 

6 32

Hunt, Meredith 

6 33

Hunter, Teola 

6 34

Huson, Florence 

6 35

Hutzel, Eleonore 

6 36

Jackson, Dauris J. Smart 

6 37

Jackson-Randolph, Marie A. 

6 38

Jacobs, Jo 

6 39

Jankens, Marian Manary 

6 40

Jansen, Kathleen Janczewski 

6 41

Jeffrey, Mildred M. 

6 42

Jessye, Eva 

6 43

Joachim, Sister Ann Petronilla 

6 44

Jochen, Lucinda A. Schneider 

6 45

Johnson, Dorothy Ahlburg 

6 46

Johnson, Marie Hayes 

6 47

Johnson, Patricia Bell 

6 48

Jones, Clara Stanton 

6 49

Jones, Reba Irene Westphal Jervis "Betty" 

6 50

Jones, Sarah Van Hoosen 

6 51

Karle, Isabella Lugoski 

6 52

Kawbawgam, Charlotte 

6 53

Keller, Judith Zehnder 

6 54

Kellogg, Ella Eaton 

6 55

Kendrick, Pearl L. 

6 56

Kennedy, Cornelia Goefsema 

6 57

Kiely, Florence Mildred 

6 58

King, Carolyn 

6 59

King, Jean Ledwith 

6 60

Kinsky, Sister Mary Aquinas 

6 61

Kirkland, Caroline 

6 62

Knaggs, May Stocking & Parrish Julia 

6 63

Knight, Frances 

6 64

Knott, Annie 

6 65

Kole, Mary Walsh 

6 66

Komer, Odessa Creekmore 

6 67

Kunkel, Karen V. 

6 68

Kwiatek, Jacqueline (Jacky) R. Jolly 

6 69

Lackey, Betty Cain 

6 70

Ladewig, Marion Van Oosten 

6 71

La Framboise, Madeline Marcotte 

6 72

Langford-Morris, Denise 

6 73

Lapham, Mary 

6 74

Laurence, Margaret V. Muth 

6 75

Lazurenko, Lydia 

6 76

Lee, Carrie For Moy 

6 77

Letts, Olivia Irene 

6 78

Levis, Rae Marie Stein 

6 79

Lewis, Claryce 

6 80

Lewis, Violet Temple Harrison 

6 81

Lien, Helen Z. 

6 82

Lim, Katie Moy 

6 83

Lloyd, Betty JoAnn 

6 84

Love, Nancy Harkness 

6 85

Lowell, Virginia 

6 86

Lucke, Elmina R. 

6 87

Lutz, Aleda E. 

6 88

Lynch, Anna Berger 

6 89

Madar, Olga M. 

6 90

Madden, Mother Camilla 

6 91

Madgett, Naomi Long 

6 92

Mahmoody, Betty Love 

6 93

Mahon, Luise 

6 94

Manning, Sister Mary C. 

6 95

Mansour, Agnes Mary 

6 96

Marchetti-De Schepper, Barbara 

6 97

Marcus, Beth 

6 98

Marshall, Mary Will 

6 99

Marston, Ann Penelope 

6 100

Martin, Ann "Nancy" 

6 101

Mason, Mary Lou 

6 102

Mataya, Ewa 

6 103

Matthews, Marjorie Swank 

6 104

Maynard, Dori J. 

6 105

Maynard, Olivia 

6 106

Mayo, Mary Anne 

6 107

McAllister, Dorothy 

6 108

McAndrew, Helen Walker 

6 109

McCauley, Lulu & Gates, Estella 

6 110

McCoy, Mary Eleanora 

6 111

McGriff, Deborah M. 

6 112

McNamee, Ruth Braden 

6 113

McSweeney, Elizabeth 

6 114

Meisel, Ethel H. Fletcher 

6 115

Meyland, Anita 

6 116

Miller, Bina West 

6 117

Miller, Julia R. 

6 118

Milliken, Helen Wallbank 

6 119

Milliman, Doris 

6 120

Moeller, Jane 

6 121

Montague, Christina R. 

6 122

Montgomery, Patricia C. 

6 123

Moore, Beverly 

6 124

Moore, Vivian 

6 125

Morgan, Mary Rebecca N. 

6 126

Morrisseau, Carole 

6 127

Morse, Elba Lila & Corneliuson, Goldie 

6 128

Mosher, Eliza Maria 

6 129

Mowbray, Myrtle Craig 

6 130

Mulder, Anne 

6 131

Neal Twins, (Alysa & Angela) 

6 132

Newby, Joan G. 

6 133

Newman, Dorothy Higgens 

6 134

Nichols, Roberta J. Hilts 

6 135

Noble, Edna Chaffee 

6 136

Nordby, Virginia B. 

6 137

Nugent, Jane Kay 

6 138

Omelenchuck, Jeanne R. 

6 139

Osborn, June E. 

6 140

Osborn, Laura Freele 

6 141

Packard, Sandra 

6 142

Palmer, F. Elizabeth 

6 143

Parish, Suzanne DeLano 

6 144

Parks, Rosa L. 

6 145

Paski, Vicki 

6 146

Patterson, Phoebe 

6 147

Peck, Fannie B. 

6 148

Peebles-Meyers, Marjorie 

6 149

Pelham, Meta E. 

6 150

Pellegreno, Ann Holtgren 

6 151

Penfield, Mary 

6 152

Peterson, Elly M. 

6 153

Peterson, Viola G. 

6 154

Petravskas, Helen O. 

6 155

Platte, Sister Ardeth 

6 156

Pratt, Ann Osborn 

6 157

Preston, Frances E.L. 

6 158

Quimby, Harriet 

6 159

Radner, Gilda 

6 160

Raven, Clara 

6 161

Reynolds, Marta O. 

6 162

Richards, Fannie M. 

6 163

Richardson, Gloria J. 

6 164

Riley, Dorothy Comstock 

6 165

Riordan, Mary Ellen Hanlon 

6 166

Roberts, Abby Becker Longyear 

6 167

Rogers, Abigail 

6 168

Rogers, Elizabeth Wilcox 

6 169

Rogers, Virginia Delbridge 

6 170

Rothstein, Charlotte M. W. 

7 1

Rowley, Peggy Ann Dahl 

7 2

Rutherford, Frances Armstrong 

7 3

Salmon, Lucy Maynard & Lelia Taber 

7 4

Sanchez, Alicia 

7 5

Sanders, Grace 

7 6

Sanford, Amanda 

7 7

Sargent, Emilie Gleason 

7 8

Sayre, Susan 

7 9

Schaub, Emelia 

7 10

Schneider, Frieda 

7 11

Schooten, Sarah 

7 12

Schlack, Dr. Marilyn 

7 13

Schwartz, Shirley 

7 14

Scott, Martha G. 

7 15

Seger, Martha R. 

7 16

Shafer, Ann M. 

7 17

Sharp, Ella Merriman 

7 18

Shaw, Anna Howard 

7 19

Sheldon, Electa Maria 

7 20

Shelly, Rebecca 

7 21

Sheridan, Merle Baney 

7 22

Sheridan, Sarah M. 

7 23

Sherman, Wealthy Ann 

7 24

Shustakewich, Julia 

7 25

Shuster, Olga 

7 26

Siegel, Naomi A.M. 

7 27

Simkin, Susan M. 

7 28

Sisters of Charity 

7 29

Sisters of Mercy 

7 30

Slaton, Jesse Pharr 

7 31

Slosson, Mary Preston 

7 32

Smith, Edna V. 

7 33

Smith, Gloria Richardson 

7 34

Smith, Ila J. 

7 35

Smith, Mildred 

7 36

Smith-Gary, Cassandra 

7 37

Sovereign, Vera Jeannette Lempke 

7 38

Spencer, Leona Arlene 

7 39

Stabenow, Debbie 

7 40

Steinberg, Martha Jean 

7 41

Stickel, Lucille F. 

7 42

Stockman, Dora Hall 

7 43

Stockwell, Madelon Louisa 

7 44

Stoesser, Sylva M. 

7 45

Stone, Lucinda Hinsdale 

7 46

Stosz, Sandra 

7 47

Stratton, Mary Chase Perry 

7 48

Straus, Kathleen 

7 49

Swieczkowska, Clara 

7 50

Talley, Barbara 

7 51

Tate, Merze 

7 52

Taylor, Anna Edson 

7 53

Taylor, Dr. Jacqueline D. 

7 54

Tearnan, Jean 

7 55

Tenney, Harriet A. 

7 56

Thomas, Helen 

7 57

Thomas, Jane Banks 

7 58

Thompson, Ruth 

7 59

Thorpe, Rose Hartwick 

7 60

Thurman, Lucinda (Lucy) 

7 61

Tower, Ellen May 

7 62

Truth, Sojourner 

7 63

Van Hoosen, Bertha 

7 64

Van Horn, Edith 

7 65

Velasquez, Maria Rodriguez 

7 66

Virtue, Maxine Boord 

7 67

Von Draginda Kulchesky, Joanna 

7 68

Von Mach, Mary 

7 69

Vorhauer, Delia 

7 70

Waddles, The Rev. Charleszetta (Mother) 

7 71

Watson, Joann Nichols 

7 72

Webb, Rosa 

7 73

Wells-Womack, Mary 

7 74

White, Charline 

7 75

White, Edna Noble 

7 76

Whitney, Dora Bonita Radcliffe 

7 77

Williams, Elizabeth W. 

7 78

Williams, Helen G. 

7 78

Wilson, Blenda J. 

7 80

Wilson, Charlotte 

7 81

Wiskemann, Geneva Kebler 

7 82

Wolfe, Joan L. 

7 83

Wolfgang, Myra 

7 84

Wolkow, Beverly 

7 85

Woodman, Colonel Mildred Irene Clark 

7 86

Wright, Hilla 

7 87

Wylie, Anna D. Lester 

7 88

Young, Clarissa M. 

7 89

Young, Sheila 

7 90

Betty MacDowell Subject Files for Publication: Michigan Women: First & Founders 

Box Folder

Abolition 

7 91

Agriculture 

7 92

Agriculture- Farm Homes & Life 

7 93

Agriculture-Agriculture Industry 

7 94

At Home-Pioneer Homes & Life, Women 

7 95

Aviation 

7 96

Business/Industry 

Box Folder

Manufacturing, Labor 

7 97

Women in Work (from the Reuther Library) 

7 98

Manufacturing 

7 99

Office Work Telephone Operators 

7 100

Retail Business-Stores, Restaurants, Service 

7 101

Domestic Service 

7 102

Scientists 

7 103

Miscellaneous 

7 104
Box Folder

Circus 

7 105

Civil Rights 

7 106

Community Service 

7 107

Education 

Box Folder

Miscellaneous 

7 108

Classroom Scenes/Class Pictures 

7 109

Campus Life 

7 110

Graduates 

7 111

Educators 

7 112

Ethnic Groups 

Box Folder

Miscellaneous 

7 113

Asian 

7 114

Polish 

7 115

Ukrainian 

7 116

Dutch 

7 117

African Americans 

7 118

Jews 

7 119

Early French & English 

7 120

Scandinavian (Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian) 

7 121

Native Americans 

7 122-123
Box Folder

Health Care 

7 124

Law 

7 125

Lumber Camps 

7 126

Media 

Box Folder

Journalism (Newspaper, Reporters, Magazines, etc.) 

8 1

Radio/TV 

8 2
Box Folder

Mining 

8 3

Miscellaneous 

8 4-6

Miscellaneous-Depression Era 

8 7

Organizations 

Box Folder

Librarians- Library Societies, Literary & Study Clubs 

8 8

Miscellaneous 

8 9

Service Organizations, Ladies Aid Societies 

8 10

Social Clubs, Sewing Clubs 

8 11

YWCA, DAR, Girl Scouts, Campfire Girls, 4-H, Grange, Girls' State, Girls' Nation 

8 12

Performing Arts 

Box Folder

Dance 

8 13

Music 

8 14

Theater 

8 15
Box Folder

Politics-Government Service, Post Office, etc. 

8 16

Religion 

8 17

Science 

8 18

Social Life-Celebrations 

8 19

Social Reform 

Box Folder

Labor Movement 

8 20

Miscellaneous 

8 21

Temperance Movement 

8 22

Sports Recreation 

Box Folder

Sports Recreation 

8 23

Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Golf 

8 24

Bowling, Curling 

8 25

Camping, Picnics, Outings 

8 26

Cross-Country, Track 

8 27

Cycling, Horse riding 

8 28

Physical Education 

8 29

Water Sports-Boating, Swimming, Fishing 

8 30

Transportation 

8 31

Visual Arts 

Box Folder

Architects 

8 32

Art by Women & Artists 

8 33

Art Educators 

8 34

Art Organizations 

8 35
Box Folder

War/Military 

8 36

Writers 

8 37

 1990-1995 

8 39

(1) 1992 

8 38

(2-6) 1992 

8 40-44

 1991-1996 

8 45

Resource File for Proposed Photographic Publication 

Box Folder

Publicity 

8 46

 June 1991 

8 47

 July-August 1991 

8 48

 September-October 1991 

8 49

 November 1991 

8 50

 December 1991 

8 51
Box Folder

Records Relating to the Michigan Historical Center Publications 1989-1999 

8 52

Annual Hall of Fame Award Programs 

Box Folder

 1983, 1985, 1986 

9 1

 1987-1989 

9 2

 1990-1992 

9 3

 1993, 1995, 1996 

9 4

 1997-1999 

9 5

 2000-2002 

9 6

 2003-2005 

9 7

 2007-2009 

9 8

 2010-2012 

14 1

 2013 

14 3
Box Folder

In Celebration of Michigan Women, nomination brochure 

14 2

Resource Files Relating to Exhibits 

Box Folder

Michigan Women in Criminal Justice Hall of Honor 

9 9

Ron Brown 

9 10

Corrections 

9 11

Early/Historical 

9 12

State Police-Nadean 

9 13

Lansing Police Department 

9 14

Law -Ent? C. Uniforms 

9 15

Tannian Case 

9 16

Agreement for Incoming Loans, Correspondence, and Newspaper Clippings 

9 17

Women in Criminal Justice System 

9 18-19

Exhibit-Santa 

9 20

State Fair 1996 

9 21

Children's Exhibit-Art Space 1997 

9 22

Legacy July, 20-November, 7 

9 23

De Angeli Exhibit 

9 24

Fashion Exhibit 

9 25

Exhibit-Jewish Immigrant Experience 1999 

9 26

Frith, Roxanne 1999 

9 27

"Latinas" 1999 

9 28

Teddy Bear Exhibit Christmas 1999 

9 29

ABC's Women In Non Traditional Work 

9 30

CDCC Joppich 

9 31

Alixandra Summit 

9 32

Betty Beebe 

9 33

"Art Escapes To Mexico" 

10 1

Sister City of Ghana 2001 

10 2

Carol LaChisa-Di Santo 2002 

10 3

Ellen Sprouls Photography & Dyed Paper 2002 

10 4

Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors 2003 

10 5

Marilyn Frayle April 5, 2003-June 15, 2003 

10 6

Flowers of Cooley Gardens 2003 

10 7

Landscape Architecture Visibility 1988 

10 8

Exhibit- Building the Social Infrastructure 

10 9

Exhibit- Midwifery 1989 

10 10

Exhibit- Waves 

10 11

Project- "Women Who Walk to a Different Drummer" 

10 12

Exhibit- Grand Ledge 1990 

10 13

Kruger Traveling Exhibit 

10 14

Exhibit- Circus-Silver Family 

10 15

Exhibit- Circus- Thomas Family (Melzoras) 

10 16

Exhibit- Circus- Women Circus Performers 

10 17

Exhibit-Circus-Clowns 

10 18

Exhibit-Circus- Sarasota International Circus Festival and Parade 

10 19

Exhibit- Circus 

10 20

Exhibit- Goldman 

10 21

Math and Science Exhibit 1991-1993 

10 22

Publicity- Nurse Exhibit 

10 23

"Women in Sports" Exhibit 

10 24

Sports Exhibit 

10 25

Math and Science Exhibit 1994-1997 

10 26

Exhibit "Century of Women" 1995 

10 27-28

Exhibit "Challenge and Change" 

10 29

Records Relating to Projects 

Box Folder

Charitable Gaming Rules 

10 30

Criminal Justice Hall of Fame Discontinued 

10 31

Correspondence with GM 

10 32

Support Letters 

10 33

Hall of Fame, 2001Judge Recommendations 

10 34

Hall of Fame Awards Dinner 1996 

10 35

Hall of Judges 2005-2006 

10 36

Leadership Giving Program 2006 

11 1

Michigan Women Photographies History (1) 1991 

11 2-3

Picnics 

11 4

Theme Trail 1986-1987 

11 5

Poster Theme Trail 1987 

11 6

Traveling Exhibit 

11 7

Women's Book Project 1994-2000 

11 8

Selected Correspondence Accumulated by the President 1987-2006 

Box Folder

President, American Association for State & Local History 

11 9

American Association of University Women Proposal 1997 

11 10

Awards (Chandler) 1997 

11 11

Biography (Gladys Beckwith) 

11 12

Complaint (King vs. The University of Michigan) 1999 

11 13

Copyright Releases 1998 

11 14

Corporate Funding, Mixed Dates 

11 15

Daddazio, M.E. 1995 

11 16

Dayton-Hudson 

11 17

Development Plan 1990, 1998-1999 

11 18

Proposal Attachments 

11 19

Docent Manuel [circa 1990] 

11 20

Employee Manual undated, 1996 

11 21

Endowment fund 1995,1997 

11 22

Friends 2002 

11 23

Marketing Proposal 1996 

11 24

Fund Raising 1998 

11 25

Fyan, Loleta Dawson (manuscript of biography) 1997-1998 

11 26

Jade Associates 1984-1990 

11 27

Lists 1976 

11 28

Marketing Proposal 1996 

11 29

Michigan Humanities Council 2001-2002 

11 30

Michigan Humanities Council (2) 

12 1

Mission Statement 1987, 1991 

12 2

National Endowment of the Humanities grant application (suffrage) 2006 

12 3

Register. Center opening 1987 

12 4

Resignation (Cantor) 1995 

12 5

Scott Center 1995 

12 6

Studies (MSU/Beckwith) 1996 

12 7

Tri-County Coalition 2001 

12 8

Victorian Team 1996, 1998; 2001-2002 

12 9

Women's Studies Programs (In USA) 1982-1984 

12 10

Women physicians (Hall of Fame inductees) 1996 

12 11

Correspondence Relating to Corporate Funding 

Box Folder

Corporate Fundraising 1980-1986 

12 12

Newsletters 

12 13

Resource Materials Relating to Proposed Biography of Martha W. Giffiths 2003-2006 

Box Folder

Scrapbook 

12 14-15

Photos 

12 16

Business Records 2003-2006 

12 17

Griffiths Autobiography 2006 

12 18-19

Griffiths Autobiography, Chapters 2 -6 2007 

12 20

Manuscripts, Oral History, Former Member of Congress 

12 21

Speeches and Events 

12 22

Interview, James and Kim Lincoln 

12 23

Transcripts, Oral History, James 

12 24

Martha Griffith's article on Civil Rights, Carole Leigh 

12 25

Interviews, Missouri 

12 26

Newspaper Clippings 

12 27

Notes, Chapters 1-4 

12 28

Interview, Tom and Mrs. Downs 

12 29

Interview, Elliot and Rita Sue Cohen 

12 30

Interview, William Bloomfield 

12 31

Interview, Frank Kelley 

12 32

Interview, Agnes Mansour 

12 33

Interview, Karen Keeslenz, Virginia 

12 34

Interview, William Cochran 

12 35

Interview, Michael Staebler 

12 36

Interview, Matilda 

12 37

Interview, Nancy Williams 

12 38

Interview, Olivia Maynard 

12 39

Interview, Patricia Burnette 

12 40

Interview, Kathleen Jansen 

12 41

Interview, Claudia Gartin 

12 42

Interview, Lynn Johndahl 

13 1

Interview, Lynette Brown 

13 2

Interview, Carol Leigh 

13 3

Interview, Jack Devine 

13 4

Interview, Larry Clark, University of Missouri 

13 5

Interview, Judge Damon Keith 

13 6

Reference Notes 

13 7

Historical Items/Already Used 

13 8

Speeches--from Claudia Garter 

13 9

Martha's Speech to the National Press Club 1990 

13 10

ERA-Lynette and Marth 

13 11

Box Research, M. Griffiths 

13 21-13

Box Research, G. Williams 

13 14

Williams Scrapbook 

13 15

Martha Giffiths 

13 16

Washington D.C./ ERA 

13 17

Washington D.C. 

13 18

Washington D.C./Martha Griffiths' Offices 

13 19

D.C. Office of History, Martha Griffiths 

13 20

Book Excerpts 

13 21

Martha Griffiths, Obituary- Free Press 

13 22

Sheryl James 

13 23

Correspondence 

13 24

Research Information from Lynette Brown 

13 25

Martha Griffiths 

13 26

Articles 

13 27