Browse Exhibits (24 total)

The Reflection of Technology in Brewing

The country housewife's family companion... ; p. 379

The University of Michigan Special Collections Library presents a new student-curated project by recent UM School of Information graduate Meg Morrissey.This exhibit uses historical material from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive and the William L. Clements Libraryto demonstrate the swift…

Singing the Antiphonary

<p>Detail of Mich. Ms. 246 (pag. 79)</p>

On August 26, 2014, led by Dr. Stefano Mengozzi, a group of six singers recorded a selection of Gregorian chant music at the St. Thomas Apostle Catholic Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan. To be precise, they sang from a fifteenth-century Antiphonary from the University of MichiganSpecial Collections…

Jell-O: America’s Most Famous Dessert: At Home Everywhere

Jell-O, America's most famous dessert (1916); p. 9-10

An exhibit highlighting materials from the University of Michigan Special Collections Library. First trademarked in 1897, Jell-O began its rise in popularity with the introduction in 1904of the prophetic slogan "America's Most Famous Dessert." Soon accompanying the slogan was the blonde Jell-O…

What Makes a Home

The topography of home

The University of Michigan AAEL Special Collectionspresents a new exhibit for the Fall 2014 semester:What Makes a Home. This exhibit highlights artists' books in the collection that utilize the themes of family and home. What Makes a Home also has a physical counterpart, which is open for public…

Puzzle Me This

Heeber for Omeka

The motivation for this exhibit of early binding fragments in the University of MichiganPapyrology Collectionwas the completion of a long-held wish on my part. The wish was to determine what might be found in the way of binding fragments in a fascinatingly diverse collection of materials with which…

Maps and Map-making in India

Atlas Vallard

The University of Michigan Library is honored and delighted to be a part of the“India in the World” College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) Theme Semester. This exhibit highlights the Clark and Hatcher Libraries’ extensive collections of materials from and about India,…