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Grand Valley State University

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grand Rapids oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-23
Collection Description The College of Arts and Sciences Oral History Project collection consists of materials created to document West Michigan local history. Collection includes taped and transcribed interviews with residents of Grand Rapids, Michigan; other West Michigan related oral history interviews; and tapes of topical radio shows produced by the University of Michigan based on these interviews. Interviews conducted primarily in the early 1970s of the children and grandchildren of many of the founders of...
Dates: 1971-1977, 2010

La Grand Vitesse film

 Collection — Box: 6-A
Identifier: RHC-64
Collection Description The documentary film produced by William Lawson, La Grande Vitesse: The Work of Alexander Calder, follows the unloading of the stabile pieces in Detroit, its construction in downtown Grand Rapids, Calder’s arrival in the city, and several interview pieces on Calder’s life and work. The collection contains 16mm film reels, an audio CD of interview and lecture material from Klaus Perls and Sweeney, and a DVD of the completed documentary. Records also include contracts for creating the film,...
Dates: 1969-2009

Russel Kirkhof papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-05
Collection Description

The collection documents the personal life and career of Russel Kirkhof. Personal materials include correspondence, diaries, interviews, photographs, materials related to Kirkhof's relationship with Grand Valley, and the Kirkhof residence. Business records include patents, investments, personal correspondence, legal correspondence, tax records, business ledgers, real estate speculation, and philanthropy.

Dates: 1900-1979

Paul I. Phillips reference collection

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-19
Collection Description

The collection includes biographical information, copies of speech notes and testimony, writings, newspaper clippings, and magazine articles from 1947-1980 about blacks in America.

Dates: 1947-1980

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