Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: A historic district or heritage district is a section of a city which contains older buildings considered valuable for historical or architectural reasons.
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Elisabeth Knibbe, FAIA papers are a collection of guidelines, handbooks, issue publications, project master plans, reports and surveys. Materials in the collection are divided into three groupings: guidelines and handbooks; issue puplications; and project master plans, reports and surveys. They are listed by title and while much of the material focuses on building reuse and rehabilitation in Michigan, there are other publications that cover community...
Dates: 1970 - 1989
Abstract The Jane Schmiedeke papers consists of materials relating to her preservation efforts in Ypsilanti, Michigan from 1974 through 2009. The majority of the materials are centered on the foundation, operation and preservation activities of the Ypsilanti Heritage Foundation (YHF), preservation of the Towner House, her time on the Ypsilanti Historic District Commission (YHDC), and the controversy between the YHDC and the National Bank of Ypsilanti. This collection...
Dates: 1974 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2006
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract The Marshall McLennan papers consists of materials related to McLennan's academic, professional service and volunteer efforts in the field of Historic Preservation during his years instructing in the Historic Preservation program in the Geography and Geology Department at Eastern Michigan University (EMU). The materials in the collection span from 1978-2009 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1979-1999. They reflect his involvement in important events,...
Dates: 1974 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999
Abstract The Mary Culver papers contain resource materials and research files created and collected by Culver while attending and teaching in the Historic Preservation Graduate Program at Eastern Michigan University. The papers include information related to local historic districts, sites, and organizations. Culver was particularly interested in Greek Revival architecture in southeast Michigan. Records date from 1980 through 2000, with the bulk of materials dating from...
Dates: 1980 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1990 - 1999
Abstract The Nathalie "Nat" Edmunds collection includes publications for the field of historic preservation; heritage tourism, and materials related to the preservation communities in Washtenaw County, specifically Ann Abror and Ypsilanti collected by Edmunds. Edmunds has been involved with community development and historic preservation in Ypsilanti since the 1960s, in 1979 Edmunds organized the first "Ypsilanti Yesteryear Heritage Festival", which...
Dates: 1944 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1976
Abstract The National Council for Preservation Education records (NCPE) consists of materials related to the organizations foundation and historic preservation activities, efforts and events. The materials in the collection span from 1985 to 2010 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1992 to 2004. The materials reflect the organizations involvement in important events, such as the creation of the organization and the James Marston Fitch Award, annual/collaborative...
Dates: 1985 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2004
Abstract The Robert Schweitzer papers encompass materials related to his work teaching as an adjunct in the Historic Preservation graduate program at Eastern Michigan University. The collection includes student papers on preservation and architectural history, many of which contain photographs, slides, or photographic negatives. There are also instructional materials such as syllabi, exams, and an instructor's manual. In addition to papers related to coursework, the...
Dates: 1981 - 2010
Abstract The Susan Wineberg collection consist of materials relating to her academic pursuits in the Historic Preservation program at Eastern Michigan University, personal travel, preservation efforts, and her involvement with the Preservation Ladies preservation group, Ann Arbor Historic District Commission and Washtenaw County Historical District. In addition, this collection contains materials collected on various trips throughout the United States of America and...
Dates: 1885 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1990 - 2006
Abstract The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Office Project records primarily documents the four Histweb projects, but includes additional files on Certified Local Government, the Historic District Commission, and general files on Washtenaw County related to historic districts and preservation. It is not a complete record of the Preservation office, or of the Histweb projects, but it does include planning documentation including grant applications, final reports, meeting minutes, and...
Dates: 1980 - 2010
Abstract The Washtenaw County Historic Preservation Program surveys is a collection of rural building surveys conducted by students enrolled in “GEO 636” under the direction of Dr. Marshall McLennan in 1981. Surveys are arranged by township, with materials missing from Bridgewater and Lodi townships and some townships left incomplete due to time and course restraints. All of these details are in Dr. McLennan's report [Box 8/ Folder 3], additionally several areas are...
Dates: 1980 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1981 - 1982