Tag Archives: Bentley Historical Library

  • School of Information

    UMSI faculty leads a project to decolonize U-M Philippine collections

    The University of Michigan's Ann Arbor campus is 8,199 miles from Manila, the capital city of the Philippines. Spread throughout multiple campus locations is one of the largest collections of historical Filipino artifacts outside of the archipelago nation. Read on to learn how two U-M faculty members are leading a project to revitalize and decolonize these vast collections.

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  • Bentley Historical Library

    Angell in the 21st Century

    The newly digitized papers of beloved U-M President James Angell show how he transformed both the University of Michigan and the face of higher education writ large.

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  • Grace Eldering at her desk
    Bentley Historical Library

    The Trail Blazer

    Scientist and educator Pearl Kendrick was a lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology at U-M and changed the landscape of infectious disease to save countless lives.

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  • Ty Cobb
    Michigan Today

    The Doctor and Ty Cobb

    Nine letters held in the University’s Bentley Historical Library, handwritten in green ink from 1948-52, were written by an aging Ty Cobb to an old friend in Detroit, Dr. Charles Kennedy. The Cobb of these letters is friendly and generous, not angry or vindictive toward his detractors.

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