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Snapshots of U-M History

A Bibliography 200 Years in the Making

Every book about U-M…ever. Could anyone compile such a bibliography?

In honor of U-M’s Bicentennial, the Bentley Historical Library is giving it a good shot.

The bibliography currently in the works is an extension of a bibliography originally compiled by Wilfred B. Shaw in 1936 as preparation for the centennial of the University of Michigan coming to Ann Arbor.  Shaw was the director of the Alumni Association and was a prolific writer and editor of university history.  In the preface to his bibliography, Shaw noted that many of the items in the bibliography were out of print. Thanks to recent digitization initiatives, most of these volumes are now available as digital editions through Hathi Trust, and many University-owned electronic resources and public domain titles can be printed on demand through the University of Michigan Library’s Espresso Book Machine (for those on campus) or purchased on Amazon through Michigan Publishing.

As Shaw noted in 1936, it is difficult to compile “a complete list of all publications referring to the University of Michigan.” The Bentley welcomes suggestions to the long list below, and looks forward to discovering and making new additions as U-M prepares to celebrate its Bicentennial in 2017. To contribute to the bibliography, please email Brian Williams at bwms@umich.edu.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BIBLIOGRAPHY:

General Histories

Adams, Charles Kendall, 1835-1902. Historical Sketch of the University of Michigan. 1876. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015010448499;view=1up;seq=5

“A well-coordinated and scholarly account of the rise of the University from the point of view of a historian educator” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936.)

Adams, Charles K. The University of Michigan, the sources of its power and its success. Ann Arbor: The University, 1896. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071584802;view=1up;seq=3

A commencement address.

Bordin, Ruth B. Women at Michigan: The “Dangerous Experiment,” 1870s to the Present. Foreword by Martha Vicinus ; introduction by Kathryn Kish Sklar and Lynn Y. Weiner. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press, 1999. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015027498529;view=1up;seq=1

Culver, Frank H. The Founding of the University of Michigan; Supplement; the Truth about the Founding of the University of Michigan ; Supplemental Report. 1928. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015003102200;view=1up;seq=1

Culver, Frank Hopkins. The Founding of the University of Michigan. [n.p]: 1927. (Available at Bentley Historical Library, Catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003930065)

Duderstadt, James J.,1942-, and Howard H. Peckham. The Making of the University of Michigan, 1817-1996 by Howard H. Peckham: Chapter 16: Preparing for the 21st Century. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Millenium Project, The University of Michigan, 1998. Available through the Millennium Project: http://milproj.dc.umich.edu/pdfs/books/Peckham.pdf (Available at Bentley Historical Library, Catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/013240238)

Duderstadt, James J. Positioning the University of Michigan for the New Millennium: A Case Study in University Transformation. [Ann Arbor, Mich].: J. J. Duderstadt, 1998. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110079;view=1up;seq=1

Duderstadt, James J.,1942-, The Third Century: A Roadmap to the Future of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Millennium Project, 2014. Available through the Millennium Project: http://milproj.dc.umich.edu/pdfs/2014/2014%20Third%20Century.pdf (Available at Bentley Historical Library, Catalog recordhttp://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/013567131)

—. A University for the 21st Century. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015050166837;view=1up;seq=7

Farrand, Elizabeth Martha. History of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Register, 1885. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t15m64w7s;view=1up;seq=7

“A Valuable source for specific information regarding the University’s early days, much of which can be found nowhere else. It is less satisfactory as an organized historical treatise” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Gurin, Patricia, Jeffrey S. Lehman and Earl Lewis, with Eric L. Dey, Garald Gurin and Sylvia Hurtado. Defending Diversity: Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015058114847;view=1up;seq=1

Hatcher, Harlan, and Newcomen Society (Great Britain). “The University of Michigan”: 140 Years from Michigan Wilderness to a World Center of Learning, 1817-1957. New York: Newcomen Society in North America, 1958. (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003304176)

Hinsdale, B. A. History of the University of Michigan; with Biographical Sketches of Regents and Members of the University Senate from 1837-1906. Ed. Isaac N. Demmon. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press, 1906. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015038903319;view=1up;seq=7

“The standard history of the University through the year 1900. The scholarly work of a leader in the field of higher education who knew the subject thoroughly. The illustrated biographies of early Regents and members of the faculties are a valuable feature” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “The Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Hubbard, Lucius L., and University of Michigan. University of Michigan, its Origin, Growth and Principles of Government. As affected by Congressional and Legislative Acts, Constitutional Provisions, Judical Decisions, and Legal Opinions. Ann Arbor: [University of Michigan, 1923. (Available in Bentley Historical Library http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003929210)

[This is similar to, but distinct from University of Michigan and Lucius L. Hubbard, Organization and Aims of the University of Michigan as Reflected in its By-laws, 1923, though these may have originally been bound together.]

“A compilation of legislative and judicial actions affecting the University” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Laird, David B., Jr. The Regents of the University of Michigan and the Legislature of the State, 1920-1950. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan School of Education, 1972.

Lourie, Margaret A. ed. Intellectual History and Academic Culture at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Horace H. Rackham school of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1989.  http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015051824509;view=1up;seq=3

McGuigan, Dorothy Gies. A Dangerous Experiment; 100 Years of Women at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Center for Continuing Education of Women, 1970. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015050814220;view=1up;seq=7

McLaughlin, Andrew C. History of Higher Education in Michigan. Washington: Govt. Printing Office, 1891. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t5z611g1g;view=1up;seq=9

“A well-considered and thoughtful sketch of the University’s history up to 1891, written by trained historians,” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Peckham, Howard H., et al. The Making of the University of Michigan, 1817-1992. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library, 1994. [Updated and corrected reprinting of the 1967 history]. {http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015041316780;view=1up;seq=7

Peckham, Howard H. The Making of the University of Michigan, 1817-1967. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1967. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015050500613;view=1up;seq=9

Price, Richard Rees. The Financial Support of the University of Michigan. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University, 1923. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015030545357;view=1up;seq=7

“The best statement of the complicated finances of the University’s early years and the emergence of the mill tax as an effective device for its support” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the Univeristy of Michigan, 1936”).

Rosalita, Sister Mary. Education in Detroit Prior to 1850. Lansing: Michigan Historical Commission, 1928. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071216280;view=1up;seq=13

“Much valuable information is given in this book concerning the University of 1817 and one of its leading figures, Father Richard” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Sagendorph, Kent. Michigan, the Story of the University. New York: Dutton, 1948. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015020840545;view=1up;seq=9

Salmon, Lucy Maynard. The University of Michigan. [Poughkeepsie, N.Y.:, 1892. (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003305281)

Schurtz, Shelby Brewer. The First Twenty Years: The Early History of the University of Michigan in Detroit, Founded August 26, 1817. [n.p.]:, 1937. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015008168307;view=1up;seq=1

Shaw, Wilfred Byron. The Backgrounds of Michigan’s 1937 Celebration: A Survey of a Century and More of University History. Special Celebration Announcements. the Alumni Reading List Service. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Univ. of Mich. Official publication, 1937. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071111655;view=1up;seq=3

—. The Early days of the University of Michigan, some sidelights from the correspondence of Silas H. Douglass, first professor Chemistry at the university. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1933. (Search Only) http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110392

—-. A Short History of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: G. Wahr, 1937. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015002428681 (Search only) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003930067/Holdings#0)*

—-. A Short History of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: G. Wahr, 1934.* http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015046944065;view=1up;seq=7

“A brief summary of the history of the University, designed for those students and alumni who desire to learn something about the University, its background, present organization and academic and student life” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan, 1936).

—. Support of the University of Michigan: From Sources Other than Public Funds Or Student Fees, 1817-1934. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1934. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015013298917;view=1up;seq=1

“A study of gifts to the University from the very earliest years. It includes an analysis of the factors which have led to benefactions which amout to over $33,000,000, as well as itemized lists of all gifts $100 and over” (Wilfed B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

—. The University of Michigan. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015004289198;view=1up;seq=5

“A description, rather than a formal history, designed to acquaint all those interested in the University with the important aspects of its history, its organization, its academic ideals and its student life and activities” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan, 1936).

Shaw, Wilfred Byron, and University of Michigan. The University of Michigan, an Encyclopedic Survey. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press, 1942; [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: University of Michigan Digital Library Production Services, 2001. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015042059132;view=1up;seq=7

Slosson, Edwin Emery, and Alford S. Lyndon. University of Michigan. 1909. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110400;view=1up;seq=1

Spill, William Ambrose. University of Michigan: Beginnings. Lansing: Michigan Historical Commission, 1929.  (Search Only) http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015005566990

Steneck, Nicholas H. Faculty Governance at the University of Michigan, principles, history and practice: a report for the University Committee. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, 1991.

Szady, Sheryl M.  The History of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women at the University of Michigan. Dissertation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1987. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/60954

Ten Brook, Andrew. American State Universities, their Origin and Progress; a History of Congressional University Land-Grants. Cincinati: R. Clarke & Co., 1875. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t6f18w596;view=1up;seq=7

“The first history of the University. Despite its title, it is concerned almost exclusively with the educational conditions in the Territory of Michigan, the developments which led to the foundation of the earlier University in Detroit, the first years of the University of Ann Arbor and its subsequent growth as a state institution. The author came to Ann Arbor in 1844” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Ten Brook, Andrew. The Story of our City and Its Schools: with a survey of the settlement and school system of the West. [1895].

Thomas, Calvin. The University of Michigan. Chicago, Ill.:, 1880. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071109774;view=1up;seq=1

Truettner, Julia M. Aspirations for Excellence: Alexander Jackson Davis and the First Campus Plan for the University of Michigan, 1838. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015058090906;view=1up;seq=7

University of Michigan and Lucius L. Hubbard. Organization and Aims of the University of Michigan as Reflected in its by-Laws, Restated in Part from the Laws and by-Laws of July 18, 1883 and from the Record of the Regents’ Proceedings. Ann Arbor: Published by the University, 1923. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071496064;view=1up;seq=3

“A codification of the By-Laws of the University, based upon previous compilations and actions of the Regents. Preceded by a bibliography” (Wilfed B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

University of Michigan, and Frank Egleston Robbins. Records of the University of Michigan, 1817-1837. Ann Arbor: The University, 1935. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015009045058;view=1up;seq=1

“This volume contains the official records of the Catholepistemiad of 1817 and the subsequent University of Michigan in Detroit. An appendix includes extracts from the diary of Rev. John Montieth, the first president” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

University of Michigan, and Harley Le Roy Sensemann. Catalogue of Graduates, Non-Graduates, Officers, and Members of the Faculties, 1837-1921. Ann Arbor, Mich.: The University, 1923. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015012880491;view=1up;seq=7

University of Michigan, and Wilfred Byron Shaw. A University between Two Centuries; the Proceedings of the 1937 Celebration of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan press, 1937. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.b3239878;view=1up;seq=11

University of Michigan. Facts about the University of Michigan. [n.p.:, 1934]. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071111689;view=1up;seq=1

—. A Memorial of the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the University of Michigan Held in Commencement Week, June 23 to June 27, 1912. Ann Arbor: The University, 1915. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433074823430;view=1up;seq=9

“This volume includes the complete program of the exercises, including this Baccalaureate Address of Bishop Charles S. Burch, ’75; the Commemoration Address; a historical survey, by On. Lawrence Maxwell, ’74; as well as the addresses, among others, of President Angell, President Andrew D. White, and Dr. Jeremiah Jenks, ’78.

—. The Michigan Book. Ann Arbor: [The Inland press], 1898. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.hn59h4;view=1up;seq=7

“An invaluable compendium of facts concerning the earlier student life of the University, containing chapters on alumni, classes, societies, publications, athletics, and fraternities. For all of these, short histories of early activities are included, as well as lists of members” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

—. Michigan Corrects its Seal. [Detroit]: 1930. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015009010631;view=1up;seq=1

“A resume of the arguments upon which the date of the establishment of the University in 1817 was established by the Regents” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

—. The Michigan University Book. 1844-1880. Detroit, Mich.: Richmond, Backus & Co., 1881. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015023267381;view=1up;seq=13

“This was a privately published alumni catalog by Theodor R. Chase” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

—. The University of Michigan … a Decade of Achievement. Ann Arbor:, 1956. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071111614;view=1up;seq=1

—. University of Michigan. 1837-1887: The Semi-Centennial Celebration of the Organization of the University of Michigan, June 26-30, 1887. Ann Arbor: The University, 1888. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015003102234;view=1up;seq=11

“Contains an account of the celebration and the addresses of Professor H. S. Frieze, President Angell, and Ex-Governor Austin Blair” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliogrphy of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

—. The University of Michigan: A Description. [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: The University, 1930. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015036050147;view=1up;seq=5

“An attractively printed booklet about the University, giving an outline of its history, organization and activities, with illustrations of buildings” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Walter, Erich A. Our Michigan: An Anthology Celebrating the University of Michigan’s Sesquicentennial. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1966. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015003757062;view=1up;seq=9

Warner, Robert M. 150 Years of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. [Ann Arbor, Mich.: Celebration ’87 Committee, 1987. (Available in Bentley Historical Library http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/007975286)

*It looks like these are the same book, but have been cataloged differently.

Articles

Boone, William H., “Problems of Adjustment of Negro Students at a White School” The Journal of Negro Education, Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 1942), pp. 476-483. http://www.jstor.org/stable/2292688?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Brown, Elizabeth Gaspar. “The Initial Admission of Negro Students to the University of Michigan,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Vol. 2, No. 4 (Autumn 1963), pp. 233-236. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.act2080.0002.004:04

Burton, Clarence Monroe. “Beginnings of Michigan,” Michigan Schoolmasters Club, 1909. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071156163;view=1up;seq=1

Butterfield Consul Willshire, and Alonzo Benjamin Palmer. The University of Michigan,” The Magazine of Western History, 1886. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071111507;view=1up;seq=1

Davis, Henry Vance, “From Coloreds to African Americans: A History of the Struggle for Educational Equity at the University of Michigan and an Agenda for the Pluralistic Multicultural University of the Twenty-first Century,” in Sankofa :The University since BAM : Twenty Years of Progress? conference report (University of Michigan Office of Minority Affairs, 1991) http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015071521762

Elsworth, Ralph Henry. “History of Michigan University,” The Academy, June, 1900. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110939;view=1up;seq=5

Gayley, Charles Mills. “The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan – a Historical and Descriptive Account,” Descriptive America, 1884. [Arbor: University of Michigan, 1935. Photostat reproduction from Descriptive America, 1884](Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003938191

Hauke, Kathleen A., “The Passing of Elsie Roxborough,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Vol. 23, No. 2 (Spring 1984), pp. 154-170. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.act2080.0023.002:01

Johnson, Oakley, “The Negro Caucasian Club: A History,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Vol.8, No. 2 (Spring 1969), pp. 97-105. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/spo.act2080.0008.002:10

Shaw, Wilfred B. “James Burrill Angell and the University of Michigan,” Michigan History Magazine. 2.2, April 1918. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071165420;view=1up;seq=1

University of Michigan. “President’s Report.” Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, Annual. (Reports for 1899/1900-1966/67 issued as University of Michigan official publication [1899/1900-1925/26 under the title: University bulletin]).http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009921400; http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/002133184; http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924015255817;view=1up;seq=2

University of Michigan. “President’s Report to the Board of Regents for the Academic Year… Financial Statement for the Fiscal Year.” http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/000553010/Holdings#0

 

Reminiscences, Stories, and Other Miscellany

Babst, Earl, and Lewis G. Vander Velde, Michigan and the Cleveland Era: Sketches of University of Michigan Staff Members and Alumni who Served the Cleveland Administrations, 1885-89, 1893-97. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1948. (Features sketches of Henry C. Adams; James B. Angell; Thomas M. Cooley; Don M. Dickenson; Lawrence Maxwell; J. Sterling Morton; Alfred Noble; Thomas W. Palmer; William E. Quinby; John M. B. Sill; Henry T. Thurber; Edwin F. Uhl; Edwin Willits; Alumni in Congress; and Alumni in Judiciary)

Cheever, Noah W. 1839-1905. Stories and Amusing Incidents in the Early History of the University of Michigan. U. of M. Stories of Ye Olden Time. Wit and Wisdom in the Early History of the U. of M. Fun and Frolic of the Old Boys during the War Times., 1895. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015066592356;view=1up;seq=1

Chmura, Michael, and Christina Marie Consolino. Remembering the University of Michigan. Nashville, Tenn.: Trade Paper Press, 2010. (Available at Bentley Historical Library, Catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/010999019)

Cook, Samuel F. University of Michigan; Reminiscences of an Old-Timer. [n.p.:, 1926].  (Available at Bentley Historical Library, Catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003930044)

Love, Edmund G. Hanging on; or, How to Get Through a Depression and Enjoy Life. New York: W. Morrow, 1972; Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1987.

Van Hoosen, Bertha. Petticoat Surgeon. Chicago: Pellerini and Cudahy, 1947. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015003215020;view=1up;seq=9.

Vaughn, Edward J. Sullivan and the University of Michigan, 1969. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071139359 (search only) (Available in Bentley Historical Library http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003204684)

Ward, John M. Michigan B[Efore] S[Esquicentennial]; a Tongue-in-Cheek but Factual History of the University of Michigan Saluting the University on the Occasion of the Celebration of its Sesquicentennial. 1967. http://books.google.com/books?id=uO_hAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI#v=onepage&q&f=false

 

Presidential Autobiographies, Biographies and Memoirs

Abodaher, David J., and Richard Lewis. Under Three Flags: The Story of Gabriel Richard. New York, [N.Y.]: Hawthorn Books, 1965. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071371689 (search only). (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/005691444)

Adams, Charles K. The Quarter-Centennial Celebration of the Presidency of James Burrill Angell, June 24, 1896. Ann Arbor: The University, 1896. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015008699731;view=1up;seq=7.

Angell, James Burrill, and Wilfred Byron Shaw. From Vermont to Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan press, 1936. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071165321;view=1up;seq=7

Angell, James Burrill, and University of Michigan. A Memorial Discourse on the Life and Services of Henry Simmons Frieze, LL. D. [Ann Arbor]: The University, 1890. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071145380;view=1up;seq=5

Angell, James Burrill. The Reminiscences of James Burrill Angell. New York [etc.]: Longmans, Green, and co., 1912. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015008861182;view=1up;seq=7

“For the most part this volume records, in easy informal style, President Angell’s memories of his early life, his years at Brown and Vermont, and his experiences as a diplomat. Only the last chapter deals specifically with his years at the University.”

Angell, James Burrill. Selected Addresses.  New York: Longmans, 1912. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015003097871;view=1up;seq=11

President Angell’s reputation as a speaker was nationwide. In this book are gathered some of his most noteworthy addresses on the problems of the state university, especially with reference to the University of Michigan” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Baisnée, Jules Albert. The Early Years of Gabriel Richard (1767-1790). [Reprint: Records of the American Catholic Historical Society of Philadelphia, vol. LXII, no. 4, Dec. 1952.] (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003203536)

Bald, F. Clever. Gabriel Richard, the First Vice-President of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan, 1948. [Included in Behtley Historical Library Publications.] http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071135910;view=1up;seq=7

Bonisteel, Roscoe O., and Detroit Historical Society. John Monteith, Man of Conscience. [Detroit]: Published for the Detroit Historical Society by Wayne State University Press, 1966. Print. (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003935382)

Bonisteel, Roscoe O. John Monteith, First President of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1967. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015010220930;view=1up;seq=3

Bowen, William G. and Harold T. Shapiro, eds. Universities and their Leadership. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996.

Burkland, Carl Edwin. President as Poet: A Note on the Life of Henry Philip Tappan, Published by the Michigan Historical Collections in Commemoration of Dr. Tappan’s Inauguration as Chancellor of the University of Michigan, Dec. 21, 1852. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1952. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071139532 (search only.) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003156709/Holdings#1)

Carleton College (Northfield, Minn ). Marion LeRoy Burton; in Memoriam., 1925. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071168317 (search only.) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003199435)

Clements, William L. Marion L. Burton– an Appreciation. [Ann Arbor, Mich.: 1925]. (Available in the William L. Clements Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/004659360)

Coombs, Leonard A., Francis X. Blouin, and Michigan Historical Collections. Intellectual Life on the Michigan Frontier: The Libraries of Gabriel Richard & John Monteith. Ann Arbor: Michigan Historical Collections, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, 1985. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071136009 (search only.) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003936984)

Cooper, David M. John Monteith; Gabriel Richard. Detroit: [n.p] 1887. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071480795;view=1up;seq=1

D’Ooge, Martin Luther. President Angell’s Quarter-Centennial. [Reprinted from the Forum.] [New York]: The Forum Publishing Co., 1896. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071165347;view=1up;seq=1

Duderstadt, James J., and Anne Duderstadt. For the Love of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Millennium Project, 2014. Available through the Millennium Project: http://milproj.dc.umich.edu/pdfs/2014/2014%20For%20the%20Love%20of%20Michigan.pdf

Duderstadt, James J., and Anne Duderstadt. Michigan Memories. [Ann Arbor, Mich.: J. and A. Duderstadt, 199u]. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071172855;view=1up;seq=5

Duderstadt, James J. The View from the Helm: Leading the American University during an Era of Change. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015068806341;view=1up;seq=1

Fleming, R. W. Tempests into Rainbows: Managing Turbulence. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015031872438;view=1up;seq=7

Haber, William, and Allan Frederick Smith. The Fleming Years. [Ann Arbor, Mich.?: s.n., 1980; 198-?]. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110046 (search only.) (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/002746148/Holdings#tabs.)

Haven, E. O., and C. C. Stratton. Autobiography of Erastus O. Haven. New York: Phillips and Hunt, 1883. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015002209081;view=1up;seq=7

“Three chapters of this book, one of which includes Professor Alexander Winchell’s memorial discourse, deal with President Haven’s years at the Univesrity of Michigan. The passages referring to the difficult period following President Tappan’s dismissal are particularly significant” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Perry, Charles Milton. “Alfred H. Lloyd (1864-1927).” Philosophia 3: 11-22. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071150737 (search only.) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003202309)

Perry, Charles Milton. Henry Philip Tappan, Philosopher and University President. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan press, 1933. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015061002351;view=1up;seq=11

“Michigan’s first president left such a vital impress upon the life and thought of the University that the chapters in this biography dealing with President Tappan’s years in Ann Arbor furnish a valuable picture of this important formative period in the institution’s history. The discussion of the cuases leading to his removal is particularly useful.”

Ruthven, Alexander Grant. Naturalist in Two Worlds: Random Recollections of a University President. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1963. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015014835923;view=1up;seq=9

Schurtz, Shelby Brewer. “Gabriel Richard and the University of Michigan,” Michigan History Magazine, v19 n.1, 1935. [Address given Oct. 15, 1934 in the Council Chamber of the City of Detroit as part of the Gabriel Richard Celebration; also given at meeting of the Grand Rapids Bar Association, June 29, 1936.] (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003305211)

Shirk, Evelyn Urban. Adventurous Idealism; the Philosophy of Alfred Lloyd. [Ann Arbor]: University of Michigan Press, 1952. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071150745 (search only.) (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003936878.)

Smith, Shirley Wheeler. Harry Burns Hutchins and the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor.: University of Michigan Press, 1951. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015000200546;view=1up;seq=9

Smith, Shirley Wheeler. James Burrill Angell: An American Influence. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1954. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015054088680;view=1up;seq=7

Stohr, Greg. A Black and White Case: How Affirmative Action Survived its Greatest Legal Challenge. Princeton: Bloomberg Press, 2004. [Relates to Lee Bollinger’s tenure as President] (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/004936295)

Tappan, Henry P. Review by Rev. Dr. H.P.Tappan of his connection with the University of Michigan. Detroit, MI: Detroit Free Press Steam Book and Job Printing Establishment, 1864. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015001601635;view=1up;seq=5

Tappan, Henry P. University Education. New York: George P. Putnam, 1851. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=nyp.33433075998751;view=1up;seq=7

University of Michigan. In Memoriam: Henry Burns Hutchins, President of the University of Michigan, 1910-1920. A Meeting held under the Auspices of the University Senate in the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre, Ann Arbor, Nov. 28, 1930. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1930. (University of Michigan Offical publication 32.22).

“A series of tributes to Michigan’s fourth President, by President Ruthven, Professor E.C. Goddard, Vice-President Shirley W. Smith, Earl D. Babst (for the Alumni), and William Oxley Thompson, President of the Ohio State University” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

University of Michigan. Marion Leroy Burton, 1874-1925. [Ann Arbor]: Published by the University of Michigan, 1925. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015029918144;view=1up;seq=1

“An appreciation of President Burton’s career and services to the University by a Committee of which Professor Louis A. Strauss was chairman” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

University of Michigan. The Quarter Centennial Celebration of the Presidency of James Burrill Angell, June 24, 1896. Ann Arbor: The University, 1896. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015003102242;view=1up;seq=12

University of Michigan. University of Michigan, 1871-1896: The Quarter-Centennial Celebration of the Presidency of James Burrill Angell, LL.D., June 24, 1896. Ann Arbor: The University, 1896. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.49015003102242;view=1up;seq=12

“Contains the speeches and the responses at the program and dinner in honor of President Angell, the many congratulatory messages and the Ode by Charles Mills Gayley, ‘78” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “The Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Van de Water, Peter E. Alexander Grant Ruthven of Michigan: Biography of a University President. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1977. (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003937000)

Van de Water, Peter E. ‘Peace Maker’: President Alexander G. Ruthven of Michigan and His Relationship to His Faculty, Students, and Regents. 1970. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071136694 (search only.) (Available in Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003937001)

VanEyck, Daniel K. President Clarence Cook Little and the University of Michigan. Dissertation. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1965. (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003936877) (May also be able to access the dissertation through ProQuest: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/002147118)

White, B. Joseph, and Yaron Prywes. The Nature of Leadership: Reptiles, Mammals, and the Challenge of Becoming a Great Leader. New York: American Management Association, 2007. http://books.google.com/books?id=cL019OP4jRgC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ViewAPI#v=onepage&q&f=false (limited view.) (Available in Hatcher Graduate Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/012954040

Whitesell, Patricia S., and Bentley Historical Library. A Creation of His Own: Tappan’s Detroit Observatory. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, 1998. [Included in Bentley Historical Library Publications]. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071108495;view=1up;seq=9

Winchell, Alexander, and University of Michigan. A Memorial Discourse on the Life and Services of Rev. Erastus Otis Haven … Delivered in University Hall … November 6, 1881. [Ann Arbor, Mich.]: University of Michigan, 1882. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=umn.31951002065872f;view=1up;seq=5

 

Pictorial Histories

Bordin, Ruth Birgitta Anderson. The University of Michigan; a Pictorial History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1967. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015006358462;view=1up;seq=11

Duderstadt, Anne, and University of Michigan. The University of Michigan: A Photographic Saga. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Millennium Project, University of Michigan, 2006. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015067658453;view=1up;seq=1

Duderstadt, Anne [design] photographs, Jim Duderstadt [et al] The University of Michigan: A Seasonal Portrait. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Millennium Project, University of Michigan, 2006. http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015062415875

Klyberg, Albert T., and Robert M. Warner. Notes on a Tour: Annotations to a Pictorial Exhibit Celebrating the Sesqui-Centennial of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Mich.: The University of Michigan, 1967. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071106952 (Search only) (Available at Clements Library http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/004675412)

Peckham, Howard H. Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan, History and Pictures; a Souvenir in Six Languages. [n.p.:, 1968; c1968]. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110384 (Search only) (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003305253)

Shaw, Wilfred Byron. Some Early Views of the Campus of the University of Michigan. [Lansing, Mich.]:, 1930. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071109238;view=1up;seq=1

Trent, Audrey. Student Life Past and Present: A Visual History of the University of Michigan. 2011. (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/010763637)

 

Unit Histories

Alpha Delta Phi., and Delos Grosvenor Smith. The History of Peninsular Chapter, Alpha Delta Phi; a Record of One Hundred Years, 1846-1946. [Ann Arbor, Mich: Printed by the Ann Arbor press, 1946. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071366259 (Search only) (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003305203)

Rowe, Jeffrey M., and University of Michigan. The Michigan Union, 1904-2004: 100 Years of Student Life. [Ann Arbor: University of Michigan], 2005. (Available at Shapiro Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/007487976)

Schurtz, Shelby Brewer.  Beta Theta Pi at Michigan, 1845-1928: History of the University of Michigan Chapter, the Lambda of Beta Theta Pi.  1928. (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003930461)

“This history of one of the two oldest fraternities in Ann Arbor contains much material upon the earlier history of the University” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

 

Bentley Pamphlets/Small Publications

Barritt, Marjorie R. and Mary E. Arnheim, compliers. Guide to the Archives of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michian, 1988; rev. ed., Ann Arbor, MI: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan, 1992.

Creutz, Alan. Piety and Intellect in the Western Wilderness: The First Decade of the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Historical Society of Michigan,1987.

Hatcher, Anne Vance, Sally Fleming, and Vivian Shapiro. The Evolving Role of the President’s Wife at the University of Michigan: A Special Tea with Anne Hatcher, Sally Fleming, and Vivian Shapiro. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Michigan Historical Collections / Bentley Historical Library, the University of Michigan, 1989. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071110749;view=1up;seq=3

Huber, J. Parker. Toward Camelot: The Admission of Women to the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: Michigan Historical Collections, University of Michigan, 1970. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015042998537;view=1up;seq=5

 

Case Studies

Brodie, H. Keith and Leslie Banner. The Research University Presidency in the Late Twentieth Century. Westport, Conn: Praeger Publishers, 2005.

Features a section on Harold Shapiro.

Cole, Elizabeth, “A Struggle that Continues: Black Women, Community and Resistance,” in Women Creating Lives: Identities, Resilience and Resistance, edited by Carol E. Franz and Abigail J. Stewart, 309-323. Boulder, San Francisco and Oxford: Westview Press, 1994.

“This chapter describes two successive generations of African-American student protest movements at the University of Michigan, based on the accounts of two women who played key roles within them”: Cynthia Stephens and Kim Smith (Cole, 309).

Cooley, Thomas M. Michigan: a History of Governments. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1885, rev. ed. 1905. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89072958432;view=1up;seq=15

“While the book deals largely with the early history of the State of Michigan, the University’s early history and educational background and its relations to the State governmental system are set forth in Chapter XVI” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Corbin, John. Which College for the Boy? Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Co., 1908. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015056742631;view=1up;seq=13.

“The chapter dealing with the University of Michigan entitled “Michigan: A Middle Eastern University,” is a popular and informative survey by a trained observer” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan, 1936).

Creutz, Alan. “From College Teacher to University Scholar: The Evolution and Professionalization of Academics at the University of Michigan, 1841-1900. (VOLUMES I – II).” Order No. 8116219 University of Michigan, 1981. Ann Arbor: ProQuest. 

Davis, Calvin O. Public Secondary Education. Chicago: Rand, McNally, 1917. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.$b308683;view=1up;seq=9

“The reader will find much valuable information on the regulations between the university and the earlier years of Michigan’s schools. The chapter on the Branches of the University is especially noteworthy.”

Davis, H.V., “From Colored to African Americans: A History of the Struggle for Educational Equity at the University of Michigan and an Agenda for the Pluralistic, Multicultural University of the Twenty-First Century,” in Sankofa: The University Since BAM: Twenty Years of Progress? Conference Report, edited by H.V. Davis, 30-51. Ann Arbor: Office of Minority Affairs, University of Michigan, 1991.

Geiger, Roger L. To Advance Knowledge: The Growth of American Research Universities, 1900-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Geiger, Roger L. “The Conditions of University Research, 1900-1920,” History of Higher Education Annual. 1984: 3-29.

Geiger, Roger L. The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015.

Harrold, Philip. A Place Somewhat Apart: The Private Worlds of a Late Nineteenth-Century Public University. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2006. (Available at Bentley Historical Library, catalog record http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/005411553)fstader,

Hofstader, Richard and Wilson Smith. American Higher Education: A Documentary History. 2 vols. Chicago, London: University of Chicago Press, 1968.

Hollinger, David A. Science, Jews and Secular Culture: Studies in the Mid-Twentieth-Century American Intellectual History. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996. (Available at the Bentley Historical Library, catalog record: http://mirlyn.lib.umich.edu/Record/003348430/Holdings#tabs)

Ludmerer, Kenneth M. Learning to Heal: The Development of American Medical Education. New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1985.

Marsden, George M. The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Non-Belief. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Marvil, Jonathan. A History of Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1991.

Nemec, Mark Richard. Ivory Towers and Nationalist Minds: Universities, Leadership and the Development of the American State. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006.

Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, Rackham Reports, 1988-1989. University of Michigan.

This issue documents a symposium on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the construction of the Rackham Building. It features lectures on the history of the University by James Turner and Paul Bernard, and David Hollinger.

Reuben, Julie A. The Making of the Modern University: Intellectual Transformation and the Marginalization of Morality. Chicago, London: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Roberts, Jon. The Sacred and the Secular University. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Root, Margaret Cool. “Tappan, Bismarck and their Dogs in Artful Memory.” Rackham Reports, 1986-87.

Rudolph, Frederick and John R. Thelin. The American College and University. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1962, 1990. (This book seems to be a general history, with no specific reference to Michigan (that I could see), though it looks to provide good context.)

Schrecker, Ellen. No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Shay, John Edward Jr. Residence Halls in the Age of the University: Their Development at Harvard and Michigan, 1850-1930. Dissertation. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor: ProQuest/UMI, 1996 (6614594).

Slosson, Edwin, Great American Universities, New York: MacMillan, 1910.

Stephenson, Orlando W. Ann Arbor, The First Hundred Years. Ann Arbor: Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, 1927. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015071216280;view=1up;seq=13

“This book was published in commemoration of the 100th anniversary fo the founding of ann Arbor in 1923. While dealing primarily with the history of the City, the University is mentioned in many places, especially Chapters XV, XVI, and XVII which review and illustrate its history” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Turner, James and Paul Bernard. “The German Model and the Graduate School: The University of Michigan and the Origin Myth of the American University,” History of Higher Education Annual, 1993, 69-98.

Turner, James and Paul Bernard. “The German Model and the Graduate School: The University of Michigan and the Origin Myth of the American University,” in The American College in the Nineteenth Century, Roger Geiger, ed. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2000, 221-241.

Veyseyu, Lawrence. R. The Emergence of the American University. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.

Wechsler, Harold S., The Qualified Student: A History of Selective College Admission in America. New York: Wiley, 1977 and Piscataway, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2014.

 

Fiction with University Michigan
(The list and annotations come from a bibliography compiled by Agnes N. Tysse, Associate Reference Librarian, University of Michigan, 1952, unless otherwise stated.)

Anderson, Ovie San Louie. An American Girl, and Her Four Years in a Boys College. New York: Appleton, 1878.

“Early co-education at the University of Michigan” (Agnes N. Tysee, 1952). “The life of the first women in the University, told in the form of a novel, by a graduate of the class of ’75. The names of faculty members are disguised but can easily be identified” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Brown, Katharine H. Philippa at the Halcyon. New York: Scribner’s, 1910.

Douglas, Lloyd C. Disputed Passage. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1938. (Though Ann Arbor is not named, the principals are faculty and students in Medical College “one hour from Detroit.”)

—-. Dr. Hudson’s Secret Journal. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1939. (The same Dr. Hudson whose death in Magnificent Obsession motivates the plot. The locale is Detroit, but many occurrences take place in Ann Arbor, and there are frequent references to the University and Medical School.)

—-. Magnificent Obsession. Chicago and New York: Willet, Clark and Co., 1929. (Locale is Detroit but it contains frequent reference to Ann Arbor and the University.)

Evans, Virginia. The Cautious Husband. New York: Coward-McCann, 1949. (Plot concerns a naval veteran who is a Law School student, and his wife. They live in a thinly-disguised Wittsfield Village [not sure what that refers to].)

Garnet, A.H. (pseud.). Maze. New Haven and New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1989. A professor is found baked to death in a law school oven; English professor investigates. “Set at ‘Mid-East’ University.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Gies, Joseph Cornelius. A Matter of Morals. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1951. Set in “College Park” (University of Michigan) in 1938. (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Gold, Herbert. The Optimist. Boston: Little Brown, 1958.  “Partially set in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan and at Detroit from 1941 to the late 1950s.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Goodin, Peggy. Take Care of My Little Girl. New York: Dutton, 1945. (University of Michigan Sorority Life.)

Greenbaum, Leonard. Out of Shape. New York: Harper and Row, 1969.  A murdered professor’s graduate student assists police with their investigation. “Set at ‘Milton State University.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Harriman, Karl E. Ann Arbor Tales. Philadephia: G.W. Jacobs, 1903. http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc2.ark:/13960/t42r3pf9p;view=1up;seq=7

“A series of short stories of student life just before 1900, reflecting the undergraduate interests of that period” (Wilfred B. Shaw, “A Bibliography of the University of Michigan,” 1936).

Hoyt, Janet. Wings of Wax. New York: J.H. Sears and Co., 1929. (University of Michigan during the administration of Clarence Cook Little.)

Hughes, Kathleen. Not Quite a Dream. Garden City: Doubleday, 1948. (Though there is a description or two that is certainly Ann Arbor, the story is one of emotional conflict and could, it seems to me, be any campus. There is nothing local about the plot.)

Jackson, C. Paul. All-Conference Tackle. New York: Crowell, 1947. (Football with an Ann Arbor setting.)

—-. Rose Bowl All-American. New York: Crowell, 1949.

—-. Rose Bowl Line Backer. New York: Crowell, 1951.

Keays, Hersilia A. The Road to Damascus. Boston: Small, Maynard & Co., 1907.

Lees, Richard. Parachute. New York: Bantam Books, 1988.

Lees, Richard. Out of Sync. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988.

Lewis, Sinclair. Arrowsmith. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Corp., 1925.

Magoon, Carey. I Smell the Devil. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. (A mystery novel, with the scene laid in the University of Michigan Library.)

Meeker, Richard. Better Angel. New York: Greenberg, 1933; Boston: Alyson Publications, Inc., 1987.

Millar, Kenneth. The Dark Tunnel. New York: Dodd, 1944. (A mystery novel with the locale on the University of Michigan campus.)

Millar, Margaret. Vanish in an Instant. New York: Random House, 1952. Set in Ann Arbor, [according to a letter from Mr. Frank Robbins, letter, 1952.)

Oates, Joyce Carol. Wonderland. New York: Vanguard Press, 1971.

Parker, Saul. Inevitable. New York: Vantage Press, 1975.

“A University of Michigan Law Professor becomes Governor of Michigan in 1988 and finds a vast difference between theory and practice. Set in Ann Arbor and Lansing.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Piercy, Marge. Braided Lives. New York: Ballintine Books, 1984.

Prescott, Jerry J. Deadly Sweet in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor: Proctor Publications, 1996. Set at the University of Michigan. (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Seager, Allen. Equinox. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1943.

Slote, Al. Denham Proper. New York: Putnam & Sons, 1953.

“A young man tries to rebel against his upper class New York background and family traditions. Thirty-six pages set in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan in the 1920s.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

Smith, Betty. Joy in the Morning. New York: Bantam Books, 1964.

Smith, John Leonard. The Merchant of Mount Vernon. Los Angeles: The Author, 1907. Partially set at University of Michigan, late 1800s. (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

 

Stewart, George. A Doctor’s Oral. New York: Random House, 1939.

 

Stockwell, William Hume. Rudderless, A University Chronicle. Norwood, MA: Norwood Press, 1930. Student attends 4 years of “Harcourt University” (University of Michigan) in “Belham” (Ann Arbor.) (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

 

Stranger, Theophil. Mr. Pickett of Detroit. Ann Arbor: Millard Press, 1916. (The locale is chiefly Detroit and Europe during World War I. There are a few references to the university, e.g. when the story opens the heroine, a student in the University of Michigan is just entering the Detroit station of the Ann Arbor-Detroit interurban run. There is also a reference to an operation performed in the University Hospital by the young doctor who is the hero.)

 

Thall, Michael. Let Sleeping Afghans Lie. New York: Walter & Co., 1990.

 

Urh, Elizabeth. Partly Cloudy and Cooler. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1968.

 

Waterloo, Stanley. The Launching of a Man. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1899. “Story of the rise of a young man from his days at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor to a successful career as a builder of railroads in the Upper Peninsula.” (From “Michigan in the Novel, 1816-1996” https://books.google.com/books?id=UO9yB5qHfoUC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false)

 

Willard, Nancy. Things Invisible to See. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.

 

Zenowiel, Christopher. The Cost of Living. (n.p., n.d.).