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Garland Lane Papers

Identifier: UP000309

Scope and Content

Part I: Among the Correspondents are: George Romney, Clarence Hilberry, Zoltan Ferency, James Hare, Philp Hart, John Mackie, Hubert Humphrey, Edward Kennedy, T. John Lesinski, William R. Keast, Raymond Dzendzel

Series Description>: Series I: Correspondence, 1964-1967 Series II: Calendars, Clippings, senate and house bills, miscellaneous printed material related to senate activities.
Part II: Series Description: Boxes 5-6: Correspondence, 1966-1968, March 1969 Boxes 7-8 Subject Files, 1965-1968 Box 9: Invitations, January 1967-September 1968; Tributes and Speeches, 1968
Part III: Series Description: Series I: Correspondence, 1969 Series II: State Computer Program, 1966
Part IV: Part 4 of the Garland Lane papers consists of correspondence, reports, clippings, and legal material relating to Garland Lane's activity in the Michigan Senate.

Important subjects in the collection: Education -- Michigan Flint (Mich.) -- Civic and community affairs


  • 1964 - 1974


Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.


Collection is open for research.


Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.


In 1948, at the age of 29, Garland Lane was elected a Democratic State Senator from Genesee County, Michigan During his years in teh SEnate and to the present time, Senator Lane has been an important member of the Appropriations Committee. From 1964-1967 Senator Lane was Chairman of the Committee.


17.5 Linear Feet (11 MB, 2 SB)


Garland Lane was a Michigan Democratic State Senator representing Genesee County, where he was an important part of the Appropriations Committee. His papers reflect his Senate activities.


Arranged in 2 series – Series 1 (Boxes 1-3), and Series 2 (Box 4). Folders are arranged chronologically.
Part II: Arranged in 3 series: Series 1 (Boxes 5-6), Series 2 (Boxes 7-8), and Series 3 (Box 9). Folders are arranged chronologically in series 1 and 3, and alphabetically in Series 2.
Part III: Arranged in 2 series: Series 1 (Box 10), and Series 2 (Box 11). Folders are arranged chronologically.
Part IV: Folders are listed in the order in which they appear.


Part I: The papers of Garland Lane were deposited with the Labor History Archives in August 1968 by Garland Lane.
Part II: This installment of the Garland Lane Papers was deposited with the Archives in November 1969 by Senator Garland Lane.
Part III: This portion of the Garland Lane papers was deposited with the Archives of Labor History and Urban AFfairs by Senator Garland Lane over the period of January to July of 1971.


Part IV: A few photographs have been placed in the Audiovisual Department.

Processing History

Part I: Processed and finding aid written by JSH in December, 1968.
Part II: Processed and finding aid written by DE in December, 1969.
Guide to the Garland Lane Papers
Processed by JSH.
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Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA