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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

2020 Fellowships awarded to 23 Scholars

2020 Fellowships awarded to 23 Scholars

The 2020-21 competition for research fellowships at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan saw the library receive its largest number of applications ever. As a new arrival at the Clements, reading the fellowship proposals was a wonderful way to learn about the library’s collections, since the scholars who submitted the proposals knew far more about the details of the Clements’ strengths as they related to their projects than I do. I was both delighted to...

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New Finding Aids: January – April 2020

New Finding Aids: January – April 2020

The Clements Library is pleased to announce that the following collections are now described online. These materials may be requested for use in the reading room when we are able to resume library services. Before planning your research visit, please contact us to verify in advance if our normal open hours for researchers have resumed. * * * Mélange de Toutes les Couleurs Propres au Dessein du Plan manuscript ([1750-1800]) - Processed by Meghan Brody This 32-page manuscript notebook, dated to...

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A Q&A with Clements Library Director Paul Erickson

A Q&A with Clements Library Director Paul Erickson

In January 2020, Paul Erickson joined the University of Michigan community as Randolph G. Adams Director of the Clements Library. Erickson’s five-year appointment was announced last September by the U-M Board of Regents. Following an undergraduate degree at the University of Chicago, Paul received Master of Arts and Ph.D. degrees in American studies from the University of Texas at Austin. For more than a dozen years he was a program director for the American Antiquarian Society and the...

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New Finding Aids: June – December 2019

New Finding Aids: June – December 2019

The Clements Library is pleased to announce that the following collections are now described online and may be requested for use in the reading room. Moses Brown Diary in Memoirs of Major-General Heath, 1776-1777, 1798 - Processed by Theresa Dowker This volume is a manuscript copy of Captain Moses Brown's diary, August 9, 1776 to January 22, 1777, bound into the end of a copy of Major-General William Heath's published memoirs [Memoirs of Major-General Heath (Boston: I. Thomas and E. C....

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