Learn more about the history of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Detroit, and the Detroit River through some of the resources used to create this page.
Beeton, Alfred M. and R. Stephen Schneider. “A Century of Great Lakes Research at the University of Michigan.” Journal of Great Lakes Research 1998, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 495-517.
Burton, Clarence. The City of Detroit, Michigan, 1701-1922. The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1922.
The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. Website.
“Encyclopedia of Detroit,” Detroit Historical Society. Website.
Friends of the Detroit River. Website.
Frost, Karolyn Smardz and Veta Smith Tucker, eds. A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland. Wayne State University Press, 2016.
Hartig, John H. “The Return of Detroit River’s Charismatic Megafauna.” Center for Humans and Nature, November 17 2014. Access.
Miles, Tiya. Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Bondage and Freedom in the City of the Straits. The New Press, 2017.
Mull, Carol E. The Underground Railroad in Michigan. McFarland & Company, 2010.
Peckham, Howard H. The Making of the University of Michigan, 1817-1967. The University of Michigan Press, 1967.
Shaw, Wilfred B. Support of the University of Michigan From Sources Other Than Public Funds or Student Fees: 1817-1934. The University of Michigan Press, 1934.
Shaw, Wilfred B., ed. The University of Michigan: An Encyclopedic Survey, Volumes I-V. The University of Michigan Press, 1942.
The University of Michigan Detroit Center. Website.
The University of Michigan Faculty History Project. Website.
The University of Michigan Heritage Project. Website.
Woodford, Frank D. Mr Jefferson’s Disciple: A Life of Justice Woodward. Michigan State College Press, 1953.