We are pleased to invite you to a panel regarding the discovery of the forgery of our Galileo manuscript: October 6, @7:00 pm. Hosted by the U-M Detroit Observatory in Ann Arbor, Nick Wilding (Georgia State University) and Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan Library) will be discussing various aspects surrounding this extraordinary document, including its alleged historical significance, the fascinating process establishing it as a 20th-century fake, and the lessons that we can all learn from...
Posts on September 2022
from Beyond the Reading Room
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (13 September) at 4 pm (Eastern) for our first After Hours virtual open house of the term with the curators of A Perfect Pairing!
We are excited to continue our After Hours open houses this semester, online and in person! Join us on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 pm for an encounter with our collections.
Culinary historian and Adjunct Curator Janice Bluestein Longone passed away on August 3, 2022 at the age of 89. Jan was the principal donor and driving force behind the formation of the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive, the culmination of a life-long interest in culinary history that she shared with her husband Dan Longone, University of Michigan Chemistry Professor Emeritus.