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John Musial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP002184
The John Musial Papers consist of reports and other published materials created by or regarding the development of the city of Detroit. As Research Director of the Commission on Community Relations, he authored some of the reports. The reports are related to housing, population, income, and community projects in Detroit during the administration of Jerome Cavanagh until the beginning of the Coleman Young administration.

Important Subjects: Detroit Metropolitan Area Regional Planning Commission Detroit Charter Revision Commission Detroit Commission on Community Relations Detroit social statistics Housing development--Michigan--Detroit Poverty--Michigan--Detroit --20th century Poverty and welfare in Detroit Urban renewal

Important Names: Jerome P. Cavanagh Coleman A. Young

Dates

  • 1949 - 1982
  • Majority of material found within 1963 - 1974

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

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

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 SB)

Abstract

John J. Musial was a student at University of Michigan who later worked for the city of Detroit. He served on the Commission on Community Relations as the Research Director in 1963. Musial wrote articles related to programs and projects in the city of Detroit. The John Musial Papers consist of reports and other published materials created by or regarding the development of the city of Detroit. As Research Director of the Commission on Community Relations, he authored some of the reports. The reports are related to housing, population, income, and community projects in Detroit during the administration of Jerome Cavanagh until the beginning of the Coleman Young administration.

History

John J. Musial was a student at University of Michigan who later worked for the city of Detroit. He served on the Commission on Community Relations as the Research Director in 1963. Musial wrote articles related to programs and projects in the city of Detroit.

Arrangement of the Papers

Folders in this collection are not necessarily arranged in any particular order. The box folder listing provides an inventory based on their original order. Subjects may be dispersed throughout the collection.

Acquisition

The papers were deposited at Reuther Library in September of 1984.

Related Material

Coleman Young Papers, Detroit Commission on Community Relations: Human Rights Department Records, Jerome P. Cavanagh Papers at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Jennifer Meekhof on March 15, 2011.

Creator

Title
Guide to the John Musial Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Jennifer Meekhof; encoded by Jennifer Meekhof.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

Contact:
5401 Cass Avenue
Detroit MI 48202 USA