The Bentley Historical Library has acquired the papers of Dr. Jack Kevorkian, a controversial Detroit-area native best known for his advocacy of physician-assisted suicide and terminal patients' "right to die."
The collection, donated by Kevorkian's niece Ava Janus, comprises materials spanning 1911 to 2014.
Well-dressed students make their way around Central Campus in 1929. (Photo courtesy of the Bentley Historical Library)
After almost 200 years, it's inevitable that some parts of the University of Michigan's history have faded into obscurity. But thanks to a new comprehensive bibliography compiled by the Bentley Historical Library some of those facts are coming back to life.
The University of Michigan will celebrate the history and stories of Ann Arbor's Lower Town community with the installation of eight historical panels at the Wall Street parking structure.