Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room: www.michigan.gov/rarebooks
- Named for Lieutenant Governor, Martha Wright Griffiths (1912-2003). Built entirely with private funds, including a significant contribution by Martha and Hicks Griffiths, the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room was dedicated October 28, 2003 to honor Ms. Griffiths' lifelong commitment to libraries and in recognition of her lengthy career as an attorney, judge, Congressional Representative, sponsor of the Equal Rights Amendment, inductee to the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame and to the National Women's Hall of Fame.
- Rare Materials Collection at the Library of Michigan
The Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room is located on the Library's ourth floor.
- 1836 Michigan Manual (Hosted at the Internet Archive.)
A digital version of O. A. Jenison's holographic transcription of the printed edition is available here. Harriet A. Tenney, then State Librarian of Michigan, signed and certified the original as a correct copy on Aug. 31, 1886. This digital copy has been made available by ProQuest Information & Learning Co., on the occasion of the opening celebration of the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room.
- Your Old Books
A source for the most frequently asked questions about rare and antiquarian books such as what makes a book rare, are all old books valuable, etc.
- Valuing Your Rare Books and Book Collection
Appraisal resources and possibilities for Valuing your Old and Rare books and collections.
- Conservation Information for Rare, Old, or Damaged Books
Conservation and Preservation resources are listed here for the public to find out how to care for their collections, suppliers, and conservators. Also includes outside links to restoration services.
- Rare Book Room request and use form Form used to process requested services at the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room.