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About some of our discrete special collections:


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
African and African Diasporic Collections
Agricultural Heritage Collections
American Decorative Arts and Crafts Collection
Anishnabek: Artists of Little Traverse Bay Project Collection [forthcoming]
The John and Selma Appel Collection of Ethnic Images
Arab and Arab-American Collections
Asian and Southeast Asian Collections [forthcoming]
Nancy and George Axinn Collection of African Art and Textiles


B
Robert Bartlett and H.H. Burgess Collection of African Material Culture [forthcoming]
The E.C. Beck Collection of Michigan Songs
Robert Beseda Folk and Popular Religious Art Collection [forthcoming]
Eve Boicourt Proverb Collection [forthcoming]
Donald and Donna Boudeman Material Culture Collection [forthcoming]
Anton Bos Collection of African Material Culture [forthcoming]
Jean Brown Collection of Pokot Material Culture


C
The Joe Cappo Collection
Chamberlain Memorial Museum Collections
The Clarke Family Quilt Collection
Clothing and Textile Collections
Kitty Clark Cole Quilt Collection
Frank M. Covert/R.E. Olds Native American Basket Collection
Crystal (Michigan) Carousel [forthcoming]

D
Hy Dahlka Waterfowling Collection
Dexter Elmhurst Cultural Resource Survey Collection
The Richard M. Dorson Michigan State College Folklore Collection
Joseph Druse Collection of Nigerian Culture
Durkee-Blakeslee-Quarton-Hoard Family Quilt Collection


E
East European Textiles
James Ellison Collection of Somalian Material Culture [forthcoming]
Phyllis Ellison Waterfowling Collection
Ethiopian Material Culture Collection


F
Warren Featherbone Collection [forthcoming]
Fred Ferris Collection of African Material Culture [forthcoming]
Finnish American Collections
Finnish-American Rag Rug Collection
The Firefighting Traditions Fieldwork Collection [forthcoming]
Folk Arts in Education Collection [forthcoming]
Foodways Collections
Carl Frezell Painting
Harriet and Daniel Fusfeld Folk Art Collection

G
The Margaret Geist Collection of Ryukyuan Folk Arts
Robert Glew Collection of Nigerien Material Culture
Grand Ledge Folk Pottery Collection
Great Lakes Indian Dance Regalia Project Collection
Great Lakes Maritime Collections


H
Hairball Collection [forthcoming]
Hair Wreaths and Jewelry
The Deborah Harding Redwork Collection
History of Michigan Agricultural College/
Michigan State University Collections [forthcoming]
Gus Horvath Hungarian Gypsy Collection


I
International Textile Collection
Iroquois Beaded Souvenirs

 

J
Japanese Collections [forthcoming]

 

K
Paul and Helen Kindig Buttermold Collection
Cernyw and Morna Kline Collection of African Material Culture


L
David Lano Puppet Collection [forthcoming}
Shao Chang Lee Chinese Textile Collection
Leelanau County Traditional Cultural Resource Survey Collection
Logging Industry Collection [forthcoming]

M
Mardi Gras Collection [forthcoming]
Michigan 4-H History Collection
Michigan African American Gospel Announcers Collection [forthcoming]
Michigan African American Quilt Collection
Michigan Heritage Awards Collection
Michigan Heritage Basket Collection
Michigan League of Handweavers History Project Collection
The Michigan Quilt Project
The Michigan Stained Glass History Collection
Michigan State University Museum/Great Lakes Quilt Center Collections
Michigan Thumb Area Traditions Project Collection
Michigan Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Program Collection

Michigan Veterinary Medicine Collection [forthcoming]
Military Collections [forthcoming]
William Mithoefer Collection of African Textiles
Howard Morison/Van Douglas Radio Show Collection
Corn Motif Decorative Arts Collection [forthcoming]

N
Native American Basket Collections
Native American Collections
Navajo Rug Collection [forthcoming]
Nineteenth Century North American Woven Coverlet Collection
North American Indian and Native Hawaiian Quilt Collection

 

O
Simon Ottenberg Collection of African Art

 

P
Packaging Collection
Verne Payne Turfgrass Management History Collection [forthcoming]
Polish Textile Collection
Prehistoric Southwest Collections

R
The Richard Reuss Folklore Collection
Hazel Riece Collection of Chinese Ceramics [forthcoming]
Rosier Players Tent Show Script Collection


S
Mary Schafer Quilt and Ephemera Collection
Merry and Albert Silber Quilt Collection
Sisters of the Great Lakes/Nokomis Collection
The Loudell Snow Medical Folklore Collection
South African Traditional Arts Collection
Southeast Asian Hill Tribe Textiles and Hmong American Textiles Collection

T
Tall Tale Postcard Collection
Technology Collections [forthcoming]
Tools Collection [forthcoming]
Transportation Collection [forthcoming]
Tuskegee Institute Collection




U
United States Presidential Campaign Buttons Collection

 

V
Valentine Collection [forthcoming]

W
W.P.A. Collection [forthcoming]
The Ivan Walton Collection of Great Lakes Songs
The Wayne State University Archives of Folklore and Ethnomusicology Collection
Woodworking Tools Collection [forthcoming]
Workers Culture Collection [forthcoming]
Jack Worthington Barn Image Collection [forthcoming]


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