COUZENS, James, 1872-1936


Library of Congress

Guide to Research Collections

Central Michigan University
Clarke Historical Library
Mt. Pleasant, MI
Papers: 1931-1935. 6 items. Political and personal correspondence.


Emory University
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Atlanta, GA
Papers: Correspondence in Mildred Hicks papers, 1917-1945. Finding aid.


Herbert Hoover Library
West Branch, IA
Papers: Correspondence in Arthur Atwood Ballantine papers, 1901-1964. Finding aid.


Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Papers: 1903-1940. 32,000 items. General letters, speeches, articles, subject files, addresses, clippings, and scrapbooks. Including material relating to Couzens’ service with Ford Motor Company, mayoral campaign, and Senate tenure. Finding aid.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in David E. Finley papers, 1921-1977, regarding controversy between Andrew W. Mellon, secretary of the treasury and Couzens over a tax reduction plan.


Michigan State University
University Archives and Historical Collections
East Lansing, MI
Papers: 10 items in the John Beukema papers, 1931-1933; and 2 items in the Ransom Olds papers.


University of Michigan
Bentley Historical Library
Ann Arbor, MI
Papers: 1924-1935. Ca. 100 items. Correspondence with Chase S. Osborn, former governor, concerning Couzens’ stand on prohibition; and correspondence with William M. Hauser regarding banking legislation.

Additional Papers: Correspondence in Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg papers, 1884-1974; Frank Murphy papers, 1908-1949; Alexander Frank Ruthven papers, 1901-1961; Osborn Salmon Chase papers, 1889-1949; Jesse Siddall Reeves papers, 1853-1942; Moses L. Walker papers, 1926-1950; Rebecca Shelley papers, 1890-1984; James Orin Murfin papers, 1896-1940; Earl C. Michener papers, 1898-1934 and 1940-1954; Interlochen Center for the Arts records, 1921-[ongoing]; Clarence Cook Little papers, 1924-1929; Almon Watson McCall papers, 1924-1970; Henry Bourne Joy papers, 1883-1937; William M. Hauser papers, 1934-1935; Roy Dikeman Chapin papers, 1886-1937; Gridley family papers, 1881-1939; Fred Warren Green papers, 1881-1939; Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944; Marshall L. Cook papers, 1880-1945; Children’s Fund of Michigan records, 1929-1965; Herbert F. Baker papers, 1904-1926; Prentiss Marsh Brown papers, 1902-1973; Frank Dwight Fitzgerald papers, 1928-1944; Harold Studley Gray papers, 1896-1972; George R. Averill papers, 1928-1969; George Howard Edward Smith papers, 1917-1962; American Council on Alcohol Problems records, 1916-1969; and others.

Oral History: Discussed in Clarence J. Huddleston interview (February 12, 1968), 32 pages.


University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
Papers: 1 letter (1931) in Theodore Dreiser papers.


Wayne State University
Walter P. Reuther Library
Detroit, MI
Papers: Correspondence in Everett Francis papers, 1933-1943.