Tag Archives: historical archives

  • Michigan Today

    Crowdsourcing a time machine

    The Clements Library is inviting volunteers to help bring this collection to life for the general public with their Picturing Michigan’s Past project. The staff is looking to crowdsource information about the postcards’ content to make the collection digitally accessible and fully keyword searchable.

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  • 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

    When Every Box Is the Last Box

    At the start of the pandemic, students and faculty from U-M’s History Department collaborated with Bentley archivists to find creative ways to produce a successful research project, even without physical access to archival materials.

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