Browse Collections (51 total)

Browse the Incunabula collection


The term incunabula refers to books printed between 1450 and 1500, approximately the first fifty years following the invention, by Johann Gutenberg of…

Browse the Connected Exhibit Interviews collection

Connected Exhibit Interviews

Collection of audio recordings and transcripts of Grand Valley State University students sharing their stories and experiences. The recordings were…

Contributors: Cadena, Cara; Schaub, Gayle; Frigo, Emily; Lubbers, Ellie; Fisher, Erin

Browse the Grand Valley Media collection

Grand Valley Media

Collection of digitized audio and video from the Grand Valley State University Archives. The collection includes ceremonies, speeches, sports,…

Browse the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Interviews collection

All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Interviews

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was started by Philip Wrigley, owner of the Chicago Cubs, during World War II to fill the void…

Contributors: Smither, James
Boring, Frank

Browse the Insel-Bücherei Series collection

Insel-Bücherei Series

The German publishing company Insel Verlag was founded in 1899 by Anton Kippenberg in Leipzig. In its early years the firm only printed expensive,…

Browse the Our State of Generosity collection

Our State of Generosity

Collection contains the records of four Michigan nonprofit organizations: Council of Michigan Foundations, Michigan Nonprofit Association, Michigan…

Contributors: Council of Michigan Foundations; Michigan Nonprofit Association; Michigan Community Service Commission

Browse the Veterans History Project collection

Veterans History Project

The Library of Congress established the Veterans History Project in 2001 to collect memories, accounts, and documents of U.S. war veterans from World…

Contributors: Smither, James
Boring, Frank

Browse the Decorated Publishers' Bindings collection

Decorated Publishers' Bindings

From the early 1870s to roughly 1930, many publishers issued their commercial book covers with a remarkable variety of graphic designs and…

Browse the The Pine Tree in Michigan collection

The Pine Tree in Michigan

The Pine Tree in Michigan depicts the drama of Michigan's pine woods in twenty-four block prints carved by the artist from his original sketches.

Browse the Fore-Edge Paintings collection

Fore-Edge Paintings

A fore-edge painting is a miniature watercolor executed on the fanned edge or edges of a book; when the book is closed the art disappears, now hidden…

Browse the GVSU Concert & Event Posters collection

GVSU Concert & Event Posters

Division of Student Services provides programs, services, and environments that enhance the personal, social, and intellectual growth of undergraduate…

Browse the U.S.S. Michigan Memorabilia collection

U.S.S. Michigan Memorabilia

The name U.S.S. Michigan has been shared by 3 vessels in the United States Navy. The first U.S.S. Michigan was the Navy's first iron-hulled warship…