After Hours: Digitizing the Harry A. Franck Negatives

man dressed in a blue shirt and loose yellow pants will yellow hat, crouched over a lathe turning a piece of wood with cabinets in the background

The university fire marshal was polite but firm. We really could not continue to store highly flammable film in the Special Collections stacks. What to do? In 2019 we had a solution to these problems that wasn’t available in 1988, when the collection came to us: digitization! Hear more at our virtual After Hours event tomorrow, Tuesday 14 September 4-5 pm.

Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Cataloging, Teaching, and Research

We are very pleased to invite you all to the fourth session of the Virtual Encounters on Book History, a series organized by Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan) and Benito Rial Costas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid). Our fourth webinar is a celebration of two landmark publications based on the extensive collection of Greek manuscripts at the University of Michigan Library: Nadezhda Kavrus-Hoffmann, Catalogue of Greek Manuscripts at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Vol. 1. Ann...

Thank you, Mr. and Mrs. Chappell!

Detail of graphic describing a parade formation of a battalion consisting of four companies, from Articles of War for Francesco I (1708-1765) Holy Roman Emperor, Grand Duke of Tuscany (Florence, 1739)

On behalf of the University of Michigan Library, we would like to express our gratitude to Samuel L. Chappell (B.S. 1969) and Roberta J. Chappell (B.S. 1967) for their generous gift that allowed us to acquire a manuscript and an early printed book for our military history collection. Since their graduation from the U-M, Sam and Bobbie have kept in touch with the Library in various ways, including generous donations to advance our academic mission.


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