The Library website is not an archive but it does need curation. This past summer I explored archiving legacy content in Deep Blue.
Posts on November 2014
This Wednesday's watermarks feature: On pot or not?! Pot / jug motifs in an 18th century Turkish manuscript and a 17th century English manuscript.
It seems odd that the first recorded images of tiny creatures as seen through the lenses of a microscope were engravings of a bee included in a bilingual edition (Latin and Italian) and commentary of the poetry of the first-century Roman satirist Aulus Persius. But here is the fascinating story explaining it all.
Jerry “Jai” Moore, the remaining officer from the Detroit Area Council of the Mattachine Society (1958-1960), shared memories of his involvement in gay life and activism in 1950s and 60s Detroit . UM Professor Gayle Rubin opened the event with a discussion about the importance of libraries, in particular the Labadie Collection, in her quest for affirmation.
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