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Michigan Materials

The Michigan Collection at the Library of Michigan consists of current and historical materials from all subject areas which concentrate on Michigan and the Great Lakes or are written by Michigan authors. Titles are selected that enhance the knowledge of the State and its people. The collection consists of items in multiple formats including books, microform, maps, AV, and more. Also find Fiction and poetry works written by a Michigan author, or the work is set in Michigan or the Great Lakes.  

The Michigan Collection is located on the second floor of the Library. Locate items housed in the collection by using ANSWER, the Library of Michigan’s online catalog. First copies of all titles in the Michigan collection are noncirculating and must be used within the Library. Any duplicate copies can be checked out by those with a Library of Michigan library card. 

Featured Michigan Materials

Woman's Suffrage in Michigan: A Timeline of the Movement

Timeline of suffrage in Michigan developed in partnership with the Michigan State Capitol.
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The Library of Michigan Presents: Michigan in Brief

Facts on Michigan's history, state symbols, population, geography, economy and more.

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Poets of Michigan

Biographies and selected works of poets Will Carleton, John C. Wright and Edgar Guest.

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Michigan County Guides, Booklists, and Bibliographies

Local Collections Guidance and Services

The Library of Michigan supports the development, maintenance, and promotion of Local Collections at libraries, museums, and historical organizations in Michigan. Find resources and services that will support local history librarians and practitioners across the state.
Local Collections Guidance and Services

Rare Book Room, Michigan Newspapers, and Online Resources

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Rare Michigan Material

Many Michigan items are also housed in the Martha W. Griffiths Michigan Rare Book Room. Rare items are available by appointment only.
Rare Books
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Library of Michigan Newspapers

Library microfilm holdings, Michigan newspaper family histories, and general newspaper resources.
Library of Michigan Newspapers
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Online Resources for Library of Michigan Library Cardholders

Subscription databases providing access to a wide range of digitized Michigan content - all available for Library of Michigan library cardholders.
Online Resources for Library Cardholders
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Online Michigan History Resources

Links to online resources and digitized content from Michigan libraries and other historical organizations across the state.
Online Michigan History Resources