Bentley Website

Searches only the Bentley Historical Library website, including a variety subject guides, exhibits, and informational pages.
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MIRLYN is the University of Michigan on-line library catalog. All Bentley Historical Library manuscript collections and archival records, University of Michigan record groups, publications and maps are cataloged in MIRLYN. This link searches only Bentley Historical Library material in MIRLYN.



MIRLYN is the University of Michigan on-line library catalog. This link searches the entire MIRLYN catalog.


Finding aids are more detailed descriptions of manuscript and archival collections including more extensive biographical/historical sketches of collection creators and narrative description of the scope and content of the collection, and a detailed listing of folder headings.


Searches a collection of approximately 5000 digital images scanned from photographs, maps and other visual material in Bentley Historical Library collections. Includes many images of campus, student activities, U of M athletics, Ann Arbor history etc.


Searches the RLG/OCLC database of archival finding aids from repositories around the world. [Users must be connecting from an institution that is a member of OCLC or have an individual account with OCLC]