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News & Features

The Bentley Historical Library is a place of rich heritage and new discoveries. Come read about our treasures: in the archive, on display, and through the lens of our experts.

News Stories

  • Alexis Antracoli Named New Bentley Director

    The Bentley Historical Library is pleased to announce that the Regents of the University of Michigan have approved Alexis Antracoli as the library’s next director. Antracoli will work with archivists and other professionals overseeing the Bentley’s vast collections.

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  • “Segregation Scholarships”

    During the 1930s and beyond, “segregation scholarships” gave African American graduate students from southern states the opportunity to come north to study. Read more about one researcher’s quest to learn more about the scholarships and their impact at U-M.

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