New Acquisitions


Dyer-Ives Foundation Records

August 26, 2016

The Dyer-Ives Foundation, which is spending down its corpus after 50 years of grantmaking, donated its records this week to Special Collections & University Archives, through its collaboration with the Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

Spring Acquisitions

April 18, 2016

Spring brought with it gifts and acquisitions to both our Wartime and Veterans Collection and our University Archives.

Rare Books

January 11, 2016

Special Collections received a large and significant gift of books from Anita M. Gilleo, Grand Rapids resident and granddaughter of the renowned Grand Rapids artist, Mathias Alten.

Fei Hu Films Records

October 1, 2015

In 1999, GVSU faculty Frank Boring co-produced a documentary film: Fei Hu: The Story of the Flying Tigers. This collection contains filmmaking production records and research files.

Joseph Olexa WWII Memoir and Letters

August 26, 2015

Original World War II memoir and letters home from Joseph Olexa, soldier in the U.S. Army, 26th Infantry, Co. "L".

Journals and diaries of William Welsh (1835-1912)

February 20, 2015

Civil War veteran (4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and 19th U.S. Colored Troops), covering the years 1855-1858, 1876-1882, 1884-1890, and 1900-1908

Denis Diderot, Encyclopédie (1751-1772)

February 12, 2015

The crowning achievement of the Age of Enlightenment, Diderot�s magnum opus was suppressed by the French government and placed on the Index of forbidden books by the Vatican because it promoted �dangerous� ideas, such as freedom of thought and religious

Richard Rhem papers

October 22, 2014

Letters, early sermons, church history, and news clippings have been added to the Richard A. Rhem digital collection.

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