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well-dressed spanish and visayan men women and children seated in chairs or on floor, some standing, in a fine room with polished floors
January 5, 2023
  • Martha O'Hara Conway
  • Fe Susan T Go
Join the Special Collections Research Center in Hatcher next Tuesday (10 January) at 4 pm for our first After Hours open house of the Winter term, exploring our extensive collection of letters, diaries, photographs, maps, books, and other material documenting early 20th century Philippine history!
An arm labeled "Fig 4" with letter annotations.
December 6, 2022
  • Pablo Alvarez
Join the Special Collections Research Center in Hatcher next Tuesday (13 December) at 4 pm for our final After Hours open house of the term exploring a selection of artifacts illustrating the early history of western medicine.
image of man-presenting person with pregnant belly
November 1, 2022
  • Julie Herrada
Join the Special Collections Research Center in Hatcher next Tuesday (8 November) at 4 pm for our third After Hours open house of the term exploring Labadie Collection materials on women's reproductive rights.
open book with arabic script in gold and colors
October 3, 2022
  • Evyn Kropf
Join the Special Collections Research Center in Hatcher next Tuesday (11 October) at 4 pm for our second After Hours open house of the term exploring the Arabic devotional compendium Dalāʼil al-khayrāt!
Lower half of a one-page manuscript falsely attributed to Galileo Galilei. Allegedly, the document includes a draft letter to the Doge of Venice (1609) and Galileo's telescopic observations of the moons of Jupiter from January 7 to January 15,1610.
September 29, 2022
  • Pablo Alvarez
We are pleased to invite you to a panel regarding the discovery of the forgery of our Galileo manuscript: October 6, @7:00 pm. Hosted by the U-M Detroit Observatory in Ann Arbor, Nick Wilding (Georgia State University) and Pablo Alvarez (University of Michigan Library) will be discussing various aspects surrounding this extraordinary document, including its alleged historical significance, the fascinating process establishing it as a 20th-century fake, and the lessons that we can all learn from the unmasking of this forgery.
brown lunch box shaped and designed like a loaf of bread standing beside square cookbook with cartoon on cover and paper lunch sack
September 6, 2022
  • Juli McLoone
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (13 September) at 4 pm (Eastern) for our first After Hours virtual open house of the term with the curators of A Perfect Pairing!
September 2, 2022
  • Evyn Kropf
We are excited to continue our After Hours open houses this semester, online and in person! Join us on the second Tuesday of each month at 4 pm for an encounter with our collections.
spines of three bound books stacked on top of each other
April 4, 2022
  • Marieka R Kaye
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (12 April) at 4 pm EDT for our final After Hours virtual open house of the term featuring the collection of William Morris’s Kelmscott Press books held at the Special Collections Research Center
face of an older man in profile with white hair visible and hand raised
March 1, 2022
  • Philip A Hallman
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 March) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of ReFocus: The Later Films and Legacy of Robert Altman, which draws on materials from the Robert Altman Collection.
printed text reading "in contempt defending free speech, defeating HUAC june 21 1961"
February 1, 2022
  • Julie Herrada
Join the Special Collections Research Center next Tuesday (8 February) at 4 pm EST for our next After Hours virtual open house of the term celebrating the launch of Ed Yellin and Jean Fagan Yellin’s book, In Contempt: Defending Free Speech, Defeating HUAC. In writing this book, the authors drew heavily upon materials that are now part of the Labadie Collection.