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.
April 18, 2016
Spring brought with it gifts and acquisitions to both our Wartime and Veterans Collection and our University Archives.
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.
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.
August 26, 2015
Original World War II memoir and letters home from Joseph Olexa, soldier in the U.S. Army, 26th Infantry, Co. "L".
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
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
October 22, 2014
Letters, early sermons, church history, and news clippings have been added to the Richard A. Rhem digital collection.