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!
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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.
A new exhibit pairs a dozen selections from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive (Special Collections Research Center) with dishes from the International Museum of Dinnerware Design. Enjoy this display in the Audubon Room from Thursday, July 7 to Thursday, September 29.
Join us online this Thursday 18 November at 7 pm EST for a virtual walk through a selection of artists' books preserved in the Special Collections Research Center!
Join us online next Thursday, 14 October at 11 am EDT for the next event in the series Virtual Encounters in Book History -- "Nineteenth Century Fashion in Print: Masculine Intimacy, Feminine Historical Consciousness, and Ephemerality in Commodity Culture"
Join the Special Collections Research Center on February 9, at 4:00pm, for the second of our Winter 2021 After Hours events: "Broadside and Lotus: Black-Owned Presses in Detroit." Please register at the link provided in the blog post below.
The Special Collections Research Center holds a large collection of works by Cuban book artist Rolando Estévez, including many books that he designed during his time with Ediciones Vigía and examples of those published under his own imprint, El Fortín, established in 2014. A new book from the University of Florida Press explores Estévez' impact as artistic director of Ediciones Vigía from 1985-2014.
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