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From Trace to Text: Highlights from the University of Michigan Papyrology Collection

Papyrus fragments that have not yet been conserved or studied.

The University of Michigan Papyrus Collection is a premier collection of papyri, recognized worldwide for its great breadth and the excellence in research, teaching, and outreach it supports. Founded by the visionary Francis W. Kelsey, the Papyrus Collection has been the training ground for many…

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library

The Old Library before 1917

From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is an exhibit of photographs of the establishment and evolution of the University of Michigan Library and its major building, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library. The Organic Act of March 18, 1837, established the University of Michigan. In…

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Translating Homer: From Papyri to Alexander Pope

Engraved Homer

This is an online version of the exhibit “Translating Homer: from Papyri to Alexander Pope,” which was on display at U-M’s Hatcher Graduate Library from August 9-October 7, 2012. Based on holdings from the Papyrology Collection and the Special Collections Library, the exhibit…

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Sacred Hands

Greek Epistle to the Romans

A selection of items from Sacred Hands, an exhibit which was on display in the Library's Audubon Room from January 13 - March 4, 2012. The exhibition catalog can be viewed online and downloaded in full from the HathiTrust Digital Library. It seems appropriate to use the term “sacred” to…