Bentley Historical Library records: 1919 - 2014 (Majority of material found within 1970 - 2002)
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Arrangement

The records of the Bentley are divided into six subgroups: Administrative Records; Division Records; Outreach: Education, Publicity, and Exhibits; Audio-Visual Material; Architectural Drawings, and Archived Website.

Summary Contents List

  1. Administrative Records
    • Executive Committee Meeting -- box 1
    • Friends Meetings -- box 1
    • Staff Meetings -- box 63
    • Director's Office/Central Files
      • Lewis Vander Velde -- Box 2
      • F. Clever Bald-- Box 2
      • Robert M. Warner -- boxes 3-4
      • Richard M. Doolen -- 4
      • Francis X. Blouin Jr.
        • (General) -- boxes 6-10, 56-60, 77-78, box 79 [restricted]
        • Visual Culture and Archives Symposium -- online
        • Vatican Archives project -- boxes 11-14
        • William Wallach (Associate Director) -- boxes 50, 61-63
        • Staff recommendations -- box 15 [restricted]
      • Non-Donor Correspondence Files
        • 1935-1968 -- boxes 16-18
        • 1961-1987 -- boxes 19-21
        • 1982-2005 -- boxes 21-25
      • Historical Society of Michigan -- box 64
  2. Division Records
    • Access and Reference Services -- boxes 26-28
    • Michigan Historical Collection
      • Office Diaries --boxes 29-30
      • Reports -- boxes 31-32, 66-67
      • Miscellaneous -- boxes 32-33, 65-67, 72-75
      • Lost and recataloged collections cardfile -- box 68
      • Preservation and Conservation -- boxes 34-35, 69
    • University Archives and Records Program
      • Agendas and Minutes -- box 36
      • Staff files -- boxes 36-41, 76-77
      • MeMail project -- box 69 and online
    • Digital Curation
      • Papers, strategies, and procedures -- online
  3. Outreach:
    • Archival Education -- box 42, 70
    • Press Clippings -- box 42
    • Exhibits and Art Work -- boxes 43-50, 70
  4. Audio-Visual Material
    • Publication Production Files -- box 51
    • Artwork Inventory -- box 52
    • Photographs -- boxes 53-54, 71
    • Audiotapes and videotapes -- box 54, 71
    • Films -- box 55
    • Architectural Drawings -- drawers 1-3
    • Digital Materials -- online
  5. Archived Website -- online,