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University of Michigan Press Releases and Media Coverage

Clements Library celebrates ‘The Death of General Wolfe,’ iconic 1776 painting by Benjamin West

Michigan News, October 15, 2019

 

Paul Erickson named Director of Clements Library

The University Record, September 19, 2019

 

University of Michigan Regents name Brian L. Dunnigan Curator Emeritus of Maps

Regents of the University of Michigan, July 18, 2019

 

A glimpse inside University of Michigan’s historic William L. Clements Library

All About Ann Arbor, March 29, 2019

 

Advisory Committee Named in Clements Library Director Search

The University Record, November 9, 2018

 

WWI artifacts, soldiers’ letters on view in observance of 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Michigan News, October 29, 2018

 

News from the Clements Library Chronicles Blog

A Q&A with Graduating Clements Intern, Aleksandra Kole

A Q&A with Graduating Clements Intern, Aleksandra Kole

Aleksandra Kole is graduating from LSA with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science minoring in Moral and Political Philosophy. She has also been actively involved in LSA Student Government serving this past year as Treasurer.    How did you find the internship at the Clements Library? The summer of my sophomore year, I searched for a job position to utilize my Political Science and Philosophy knowledge. I stumbled upon a processing archivist position for the William L. Clements Library,...

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Clements Library Acquires Rare American Edition of Phillis Wheatley Peters Poems, Pursues Crowdfunding

Clements Library Acquires Rare American Edition of Phillis Wheatley Peters Poems, Pursues Crowdfunding

The University of Michigan William L. Clements Library has acquired one of the most important American books of the late eighteenth century–the first American edition of the earliest book of poetry published by an African American author. Phillis Wheatley Peters’ publication, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is currently on display at the Clements Library as part of the exhibit “The Art of Resistance in Early America.” Paul J. Erickson, the Randolph G. Adams Director of the...

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A Q&A with Clements Graphic Curator, Sierra Laddusaw

A Q&A with Clements Graphic Curator, Sierra Laddusaw

In January 2024, Sierra Laddusaw joined the University of Michigan community as the Curator for Maps and Graphics at the Clements Library. Sierra comes to Michigan from University of Arkansas - Fort Smith where she was the Scholarly Communication Librarian. Previously she was at Texas A&M University, where she spent 14 years as a Library Specialist, Supervisor, Librarian, then Curator. Before moving to Michigan, Sierra received a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman's University, she...

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U-M Clements Library announces online access to popular Revolutionary War manuscript collection

U-M Clements Library announces online access to popular Revolutionary War manuscript collection

The University of Michigan William L. Clements Library has made available volumes 1-11 of the English Series of the Thomas Gage Papers. Thomas Gage was a famed British commander-in-chief in the decade leading up to the American Revolution and also the governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1774 to 1775. The papers are being digitized through a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize over 23,000 items from one of the Clements Library’s largest and...

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