Established in 1828 and located in Lansing, the Historical Society of Michigan helps to connect Michigan’s past to students, educators, historical organizations and the public through education programs, conferences, publications, awards, workshops, referral services, networking opportunities, and support for local history organizations.
An online gallery of Michigan history from the earliest days of contact between natives and European explorers, to the issues and events of the current time, documenting every aspect of life in Michigan and including materials in many different formats.
The Michigan County Histories and Atlases collection is a collaborative effort of Michigan's Council of Library Directors. It contains 428 digitized titles (many composed of multiple volumes) dating from 1866 to 1926. Those published before 1923 are keyword searchable.
Search or browse a growing collection of full text newspapers from Michigan covering the 19th and early 20th centuries, included the Kalamazoo Gazette (1837-1922), Grand Rapids Press (1893-1922), Muskegon Chronicle (1869-1922), and more.