This collection includes sketches, renderings, and construction drawings for Doug Michels' design projects; portfolios of his art and design work; 35mm slides and photographic prints; video tapes; movie scripts; publications; personal and business files; and memorabilia. Materials are arranged in series by format or genre and chronologically within each series from 1940s to 2004, with a bulk from 1970s to 1990s.
The majority of this collection contains documentation and notes pertaining to the creation of the short documentary film The Living Tree. Other items include film scripts, periodicals and ephemera from her film career.
These records relate to the Open University program and include correspondence, reports, program information, workbooks, and classroom supplements. The collection is organized in 3 series: Administrative Files, Classroom Materials, and Audio/Video Tapes. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject title. Materials range in date from 1970 to 1979. These records are contained in 18 record cartons.