Michigan -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Description The A. Robert Kleiner collection documents the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan for political representation in the 1960s until the 1980s. This collection includes petitions for the Michigan Legislature, the original Austin-Kleiner plans for reapportionment in Michigan in 1964, photographs of the commission, and newspaper articles covering the reapportionment of the districts in Michigan and the court rulings on the new reapportionment.
Collection Description The papers of Congressman Harold (Hal) Sawyer detail Sawyer's efforts on behalf of his constituency and his leadership in areas of anti-crime legislation, job creation, and the preservation and protection of the Great Lakes. The collection includes files from both his Washington and his Grand Rapids, Michigan offices and document his committee work including his participation on the Select Committee on Assassinations. Collection consists of photographs, surveys, congressional committee papers,...
Collection Description The L. William Seidman documents the life and work of Michigan-born economist and founder of Grand Valley State College L. William Seidman from 1958 through the end of his career in government. The collection includes personal papers; records of his participation in the founding of Grand Valley and of his service on the Board of Control 1958-1968, as an advisor to Presidents Ford and Reagan. The bulk of the collection consists of his files as chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance...
Collection description The collection documents Vander Jagt's involvement on the National Republican Congressional Committee. It consists primarily of speeches and tapes, committee and administrative files, and includes copy of the WPA American Guide Series: A guide to its history, highways, and people, 1941.
Collection Description The Ella Koeze Weed collection documents the political career of Ella K. Weed, the Republican Party and the Michigan Constitutional Convention of 1961-1962. Documents include information from the Michigan Constitution Convention and the revision of the Constitution, Journals of the Constitution Convention, news clippings, conference notes from Koeze, notes from the Committee on Legislative Powers, the Official Records of the 1961 Michigan Constitution, proposals, and information on the...