Clements Connection - November 2018
Upcoming Events - Free and Open to the Public
LECTURE : What Shall We Do With Those Dead Over There?
Monday, November 5, 6:00pm
Ross School of Business, Blau 1850
In this illustrated talk, military historian Lisa Budreau unravels the complex saga of honoring the dead of the First World War. Explore the development of the heritage landscapes created in an attempt to remember the apocalypse of the era. Dr. Budreau's talk is based on her book Bodies of War: The Politics of Commemoration in America, 1919-1933.
NEW EXHIBIT : November 2, 2018 - April 26, 2019
"Over There"
With the American Expeditionary Forces in France During the Great War
Exhibit visitors have the opportunity to view handwritten letters, death reports, postcards, photographs, and objects relating to the firsthand experiences of Americans who served in the First World War. This project aligns with the Centennial Anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918.
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Clements Library
Friday, Nov. 2, 11am: Register
Friday, Nov. 2, 2pm: Register
Friday, Nov. 9, 11am: Register
Learn more about the renovated Clements Library and its collections. Tours begin with a presentation about our new space and include an opportunity to view the current exhibit.
Discover Series: Manuscripts
Thursday, November 15, 6:00pm
Clements Library
The Clements Library has over 2,500 manuscript collections. Join Curator of Manuscripts Cheney Schopieray to learn more about these fascinating handwritten documents.
Calling all Friends of the Clements
Now is the perfect time of year to join or renew membership with the Clements Library Associates. For over 70 years, this group of supporters has raised millions of dollars towards new acquisitions for our world-class historical collections.
Mark Your Calendar for Tuesday, November 27

We join the University community in inviting your donations on this special day of philanthropy. The Clements Library is raising funds especially for the newly-established Brian Leigh Dunnigan Fellowship in the History of Cartography, honoring our longtime Curator who is retiring in June of 2019.

Go to on November 27 to participate!
2019 Research Fellowships
Featuring New Opportunities
Accepting Applications through January 15
The Clements drew a crowd with Dr. Katherine Grier and special greeters
On October 23, the Clements Library hosted a wonderful event at the Ross School featuring Dr. Katherine Grier's lecture How Pets Became Part of the American Family. Visitors, staff, and students were warmly greeted ahead of her talk courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan!
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