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John Tanton Papers: 1960-2007
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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

The collection was the gift of Dr. Tanton (Donor No. 7087) in 1984.

Periodic additions to the collection are expected.

Access Restrictions:

The collection is only partially open to research. Boxes 1-14 are open without restriction; boxes 15-25 are closed for 25 years from the date of accession, or until April 6, 2035

To protect fragile audiovisual recordings (such as audio cassettes, film reels, and VHS tapes), the Bentley Historical Library has a policy of converting them to digital formats by a professional vendor whenever a researcher requests access. For more information, please see:


Donor(s) have transferred any applicable copyright to the Regents of the University of Michigan but the collection may contain third-party materials for which copyright was not transferred. Patrons are responsible for determining the appropriate use or reuse of materials.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., John Tanton Papers, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan