3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Michigan--Politics and government.

  1. James Couzens papers, 1903-1940

    32,000 items. 350 containers. 207 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    General manager and treasurer of Ford Motor Company, mayor of Detroit, and United States senator. Correspondence, articles, speeches, subject files, and scrapbooks documenting his career as an industrialist and politician.

  2. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft papers, 1788-1941

    25,000 items. 90 containers plus 1 oversize. 28 linear feet. 69 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, author, ethnologist, explorer, geologist, glass manufacturer, and Indian agent; his first wife, Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, the Ojibwe author Bamewawagezhikaquay which translates in English as "Woman of the Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky"; and his second wife Mary Howard Schoolcraft. Correspondence, journals, articles, books, manuscripts of magazines, poetry, speeches, government reports, Indian vocabularies, maps, drawings, and other papers reflecting Schoolcraft's career as a glass manufacturer, mineralogist on an exploring expedition in the Ozark Mountains, geologist on the Cass expedition to the Northwest Territory, leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region, member of Michigan's legislative council, Indian agent, superintendent of Indian affairs for Michigan, ethnologist, and author of works concerning the Iroquois of New York state and other Indians of North America.

  3. Zachariah Chandler papers, 1854-1899

    1,100 items. 9 containers. 1.8 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Secretary of the interior and senator from Michigan. Correspondence, principally letters received, only a few dating after 1879, relating chiefly to the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Reflects the views of the antislavery element of the Republican Party when Chandler was serving on the Republican Congressional Committee and the Joint Committee on the Conduct of War and as chairman of the Committee on Commerce. Also includes material pertaining to the early political history of Michigan.