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Hours and Location
Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (now until April 25)
1150 Beal Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113 U.S.A.
History of U-M Website
A doorway to the University’s past has been opened with the launch of a new history portal that leads to stories, exhibits, videos, and more. The Bentley Historical Library is pleased to share this essential resource for exploring Michigan’s impact throughout the centuries.
Please Join Us for a History Lecture with Director McDonald
What is exactly is “the liberal arts?” Join us for a lecture by Bentley Director Terry McDonald, who will trace the (surprisingly short) history of the “liberal arts” in America and at the University of Michigan, where the current form emerged only in the early 1930s.