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Magazine

  • Slide Over Here
    Fall 2014

    Before Power Point presentations or Flickr, the best way for a group to see a single image was through lantern slides. The Bentley has hundreds of these slides in its collections, providing a new old way to see U-M.

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  • Hair-Razing Memories
    Fall 2014

    In 1903, campus hazing rituals included students shearing each other’s heads before the annual Freshman Banquet. A scrapbook at the Bentley documents the hair-removing adventures with actual locks.

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  • Brigham, Metcalf, and Osler
    Fall 2014

    A trio of exhibits at the University of Michigan Museum of art has put a bright spotlight on the Bentley’s modern architectural archives of three famous architects.

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