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Coleman A. Young Mayoral Papers

Material Description

Summary

The Coleman A. Young Mayoral Papers consist of 1,175 boxes of documents from his twenty years as mayor of Detroit. The bulk of the documents pertain to communications from city of Detroit departments, the federal government, and a wide array of groups, organizations, and citizens from Detroit and Michigan. The records would breakdown into the following correspondence series: Businesses; Citizen's Letters; City of Detroit departments; Detroit Economic Develpment Corporation; State of Michigan; Wayne County; U.S. Government.

Program:

Cataloging Hidden Collections

Amount Awarded:

$87,400

Year Added:

2012

Institution

DPL Friends Foundation

Contact(s)

Patrice Merritt



Collection Size

1175 boxes, 1175 linear feet

Date Range

1973 - 1992

Geographic Scope

Primarily Detroit but also including the state of Michigan and the Midwest.