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Wayne State University

 Organization

Found in 273 Collections and/or Records:

Wayne State University Office of the President Clarence B. Hilberry Records

 Collection
Identifier: WSR000001
Abstract Files for Hilberry’s tenure as Wayne President as well as some files from his position as Dean of Administration. Served as President from July 1, 1953 until retirement on July 1, 1965.

Hilberry began in 1930 at Wayne as an instructor in the English Department. In 1939, he became head of the English Department. In 1945, he was appointed Dean of Administration of the University, serving in that position until he was appointed to university president.

Wayne State University Office of the President: George E. Gullen Jr. Records

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Identifier: WSR000285
Abstract George E. Gullen Jr., was the sixth president of Wayne State University. An alumnus, he first joined the university in an official capacity as Vice President of university relations in 1966 after serving ten years as a Vice President of American Motors Corporation. In 1971, he was named acting president and was fully appointed as president in 1972, a title he kept until 1978.During Gullen’s presidency, many improvements were made both academically and physically to...

Wayne State University Office of the President Warren E. Bow Records

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Identifier: WSR00001B
Abstract Warren E. Bow (1891-1945) served as superintendent of the Detroit Public Schools and president of Wayne University from July, 1942 until his death on May 12, 1945. After service on the Mexican border in 1916 and in France during World War I, Bow returned to Detroit in 1919 to become a grade principal at Nordstrum High School. Bow became assistant dean of the Detroit Teachers College, the predecessor of Wayne's College of Education, in 1922. He served as its Dean from 1926 to 1930. Bow was...

Wayne State University Office of the President William Rea Keast Records

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Identifier: WSR001883
Abstract President Keast began as president on July 1, 1965. He successfully dealt with a very difficult social and urban period in the city and nation’s history. He expanded the Medical School, and the other professional schools during his term, as well as the graduate and research programs. He resigned in June 1971.

Wayne State University Office of the Vice President and Treasurer Olin Thomas Records

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Identifier: WSR000155
Abstract Dr. Olin Thomas began his career at what eventually became Wayne State University as an instructor in 1929. He became bursar in 1937, Assistant Director of Finance in 1938, Director of the Division of Finance in 1945, Vice President of Finance in 1953, and Vice President and Treasurer in 1956. He retired in 1968.

Wayne State University Office of the Vice President for University Relations George E. Gullen Records

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Identifier: WSR000232
Abstract George E. Gullen, an alumnus of Wayne State University, served for ten years as the Vice President of American Motors Corporation. Gullen rejoined Wayne State University in 1966 when he was appointed Vice President of University Relations, during which William R. Keast was the president of the university. Gullen later served as the acting president of the university, and he was officially appointed president in 1972, a title he kept until 1978. Both Keast and Gullen served on the administration...

Wayne State University Oral History Course 2014 Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002785
Abstract This collection consists of 16 oral history interviews. These can be broken into four categories: Southwest Detroit, Michigan Environmental Justice, Economic Development in Detroit, and Policing Detroit. There are transcripts and audio recordings for all 16 interviews.

Wayne State University Oral History Course 2015 Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002786
Abstract This collection consists of 16 oral history interviews. The collection can be broken into two major categories: the Cass Corridor Neighborhood and Detroit Music History. There are transcripts and audio recordings for all of the interviews.

Wayne State University Oral History Course 2016 Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002787
Abstract This collection consists of 17 oral history interviews. The collection can be broken into three major categories: the Cass Corridor Neighborhood, LGBTQ Individuals, and Detroit Music History. There are transcripts and recordings for all of the interviews.

Wayne State University Oral History Course Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002288
Abstract Students in the Wayne State University course on oral history methodology conduct oral history interviews as part of their coursework, typically interviewing WSU campus and Detroit community members. This group of oral histories primarily of campus faculty and staff was created between 1979 and 1981. Collection consists of audio recordings and transcripts for 7 interviews. Wayne State University faculty and staff discuss their lives and careers and reflect on campus history. A Detroit area...

Wayne State University Photograph Collection

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Identifier: WSAV002643
Abstract The University Relations Division dates back to the early days of the university and reflects the activities of WSU's public relations offices. Undergoing several name changes (Community Relations), reporting structures, and unit services, it maintained a focus on communication and interpretation of the university's work both internal and external to the university. By 1961, photography had become a major facet of public awareness programs. Sixteen years later as part of the Media Services and...

Wayne State University President's Commission on the Status of Women Records

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Identifier: WSR000757
Abstract The Wayne State University President’s Commission on the Status of Women Records documents COSW’s activities from its creation in 1971 primarily through the mid-1990s, although some of the documents are as recent as 2006. Much of the materials are in the form of record books, composed of meeting agendas, minutes, correspondence, flyers, etc. There are also annual reports, rosters, committee records, and research (including questionnaires and survey responses) documents created during COSW’s...

Wayne State University Presidents Oral Histories

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Identifier: WSOH002208
Abstract In an attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of the views and accomplishments of past Wayne State University presidents and their administrations, and to supplement the written records already held in the University Archives, Philip P. Mason, Distinguished Professor of History at Wayne State University, conducted a series of interviews between 1997 and 2000 with past Wayne State University presidents and notable faculty members who served with them. Dr. Mason interviewed the following...

Wayne State University President's Reports

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Identifier: WSR002145
Abstract This collection includes the published annual reports of the presidents of Wayne University and Wayne State University.

Wayne State University Press Editorial Board Minutes and General Information Reports

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Identifier: WSR002143
Abstract This collection includes bound volumes of the meeting minutes and information reports of the editorial board of Wayne University Press and Wayne State University Press.

Wayne State University Public Relations Department: Centennial Records

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Identifier: WSR002181
Abstract During the academic year 1967-1968 Wayne State University celebrated the hundredth anniversary of its founding. As part of the commemoration, the University sponsored a series of symposia of national significance under the theme, "The University and Urban Society." Broadly, the Symposia theme dealt with the urban university and its impact on, and responsibilities to, its urban community. More specifically, the focus of the Symposia was an examination of the problems and issues...

Wayne State University Purdy Library Records

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Identifier: WSR000271
Abstract This collection contains documents produced by Wayne State University’s Purdy Library staff between 1964 and 1984. These works include discussions of the technicalities of their profession, such as the functionality of their current circulation system and the development of their library, in addition to research guides and graduate and undergraduate enrollment records. This collection also includes two folders of the Folklore Archive’s annual reports, donation records, and budget documents.

Wayne State University Quarter System Ad Hoc Committee Records

 Collection — Container: WSU Small Processed Collections: Box 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: WSR000286
Abstract This collection consists of the records of Hazel E. Graham, a member of the Quarter System Ad Hoc Committee from the College of Education. The goal of the committee was to gather and present data to the Faculty Council, regarding the possibility of shifting from the traditional semester to the quarter system.

Wayne State University Registrar’s Office Records

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Identifier: WSR000627
Abstract This collection consists of records generated by Wayne State University’s Admissions and Registrar’s Office between 1935-1971.

Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science Publications

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Identifier: WSR002512
Abstract This collection consists of newsletters, reports, and brochures produced by the predecessor units of the Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science. The predecessor units are the College of Education Division of Library Science; the College of Education Department of Library Science; the Library Science Program; and the Library and Information Science Program.

Wayne State University School of Medicine Business Office Records

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Identifier: WSR000258
Abstract The Wayne State University School of Medicine Business Office Records consist of reports, memoranda, nominations for appointments, curricula vitae and resumes, studies, personnel lists, and faculty lists.

Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Physiology News Notes

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Identifier: WSR002396
Abstract The newsletter News Notes was published by the Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, beginning in 1962. The newsletter provided information about the research activities of the department's faculty members and students; it was compiled by Walter H. Seegers, chairman of the department. After a departmental reorganization in 1971, the Department of Physiology continued to produce News Notes until shortly after Seegers's 1980 retirement.

Wayne State University School of Medicine Department of Surgery Office of the Chairman Records

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Identifier: WSR000202
Abstract Dr. Alexander J. Walt served as chief of surgery at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Harper Hospital from 1965 to 1988. Dr. Walt served as the Penberthy Professor and was chairman of the Department of Surgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine from 1966-1988, and served as associate dean from 1965-1970. Dr. Alexander J. Walt was named Distinguished Professor of Surgery at Wayne State University in 1990. Dr. Walt died in 1996.

Wayne State University School of Medicine Information Office Records

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Identifier: WSR002523
Abstract This collection contains files created by the Wayne State University School of Information. The records consist primarily of biographical files of Medicine faculty and photographs; also included is a collection of audiovisual material. Biographical files contain resumes, reports, newspaper and magazine clippings, grant proposals, correspondence, publications, and research applications. Photographic materials include photographs, negatives, slides, and electronic media. Audiovisual formats...

Wayne State University School of Medicine Occupational Therapy Department Records

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Identifier: WSR000355
Abstract The Occupational Therapy Curriculum was started at Wayne University in September 1944. Dr. John Lee of the Department of Special Education, the initial adviser in this program, submitted a curriculum which was given temporary approval by the Council of Medical Education of the American Medical Association. In February 1945, Barbara Jewett, O.T.R., joined the faculty as an assistant professor. This was a cooperative arrangement with the Detroit Orthopedic Clinic where she served as a consultant...