Tag Archives: Faculty

  • Bentley Historical Library

    Science Versus the Nazis. Full Stop.

    A telegram archived at the University of Michigan helps tell the story of a Jewish scientist on the run from Nazi persecutors, and a U-M dean keen to recruit a brilliant mind.

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  • Bill Haber sitting at desk
    Bentley Historical Library

    Haber’s Labor

    William Haber was a world-famous economist, author of scores of academic publications, chairman of the Economics Department (1962), and Dean of LSA (1963–1968). He was also a champion for refugees and immigrants.

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  • A Scotford and Soper forgery Statue
    Bentley Historical Library

    Frauds in the Field

    How archaeologist Francis Kelsey unmasked a turn-of-the-century hoax involving “ancient” artifacts and scammer who once held the position of Michigan Secretary of State.

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