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A Record of Use
Over the years researchers from throughout the world have visited Special Collections to use its unique collections. Here are some examples of publications, films, and exhibit loans using Special Collections.
Derogatis, Amy. Saving sex : sexuality and salvation in American evangelicalism. [S. L.] : Oxford University Press, 2014. Images used from SPC.
Gray, Sally Helvenston. ”Searching for Mother Hubbard: Function and Fashion in Nineteenth-Centruy Dress”. Winterthur Portfolio. Vol. 48, Iss. 1, Pages 29-74, 2014. Images used from SPC.
"In Fine Feather: Birds, Art, and Science", exhibition. April 25 – July 6, 2014. Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio. Special Collection materials sent: Ulisse Aldrovandi. Ornithologiae hoc est, de avibus. Vol. 1 and Francois Le Vaillant. Histoire naturelle des perrroquets.
Lubin, David. Grand Illusions, Shattered Dreams. New York: Oxford University Press. 2014. Images used from SPC.
Retzloff, Timothy Ford. City, Suburb, and the Changing Bounds of Lesbian and Gay Life and Politics in Metropolitan Detroit, 1945 – 1985. Dissertation – Yale University. 2014. SPC staff acknowledged for resources used.
Veit, Helen Zoe. Food in the Civil War Era: The North. East Lansing, Mich. : Michigan State University Press, 2014. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance and illustrations used from Special Collections.
"Wordplay: Conceptual Practices in Print," exhibition, Eli. Broad Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing MI. Feb 28 – Sept 21, 2014.
Blanke, David and David Steigerwald. A destiny of choice?: new directions in American consumer history. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Bollen, von Magelone. „Urtheil und ein schönes Lied” [electronic resource] : Das Armesünderblatt (1750-1820) in der Sammlung "German Criminology Collection" der Michigan State University. Added title: "Sentence and a Song": The poor sinner's pamphlet (1750--1820) in the "German Criminology Collection" at Michigan State University. Michigan State University, Ph.D. thesis, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Brooks, Marshall. Paperback Island: Street Bibliography Essays. Arts Books End. 2013. Smith Papers manuscript collection in Special Collections consulted.
Cooper, David D. Secular days, sacred moments: the America columns of Robert Coles. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Giemza, Bryan Albin. Irish Catholic writers and the invention of the American South. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Gorman, Hugh S. (Hugh Scott). The story of N: a social history of the nitrogen cycle and the challenge of sustainability. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2013. SPC manuscript collection MSS 254, Scott’s Turfgrass manuscript collection in Special Collections consulted.
Johnson, Cheu. Diversity in Disney films: critical essays on race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality and disability. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Veit, Helen Zoe. Modern food, moral food : self-control, science, and the rise of modern American eating in the early twentieth century. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2013. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Anderson, Robert T. The Samaritan pentateuch: an introduction to its origin, history, and significance for biblical studies. Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, 2012. Samaritan Pentateuch in SPC consulted.
Independent Voices: An Open Access Collection of an Alternative Press. Offered by Reveal Digital, December 12, 2012. Materials from used SPC.
Johnson, Jeffrey K. Super-history: comic book superheroes and American society, 1938 to the present. Jefferson, NC : McFarland, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Moch, Leslie Page. The pariahs of yesterday: Breton migrants in Paris. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Perry, Dennis R. and Carl H. Sederholm. Adapting Poe: re-imaginings in popular culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Roznowski, Rob. Comfort Food, a play script. [East Lansing, Mich. 2012]. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Sabino, Robin. Language contact in the Danish West Indies: giving Jack his jacket. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Singer, Marc. Grant Morrison : combining the worlds of contemporary comics. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Soglow, Otto. Cartoon Monarch: Otto Soglow and the Little King. San Diego, Calif.: IDW Publishing, 2012. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Fox, Craig. Everyday klansfolk : white protestant life and the KKK in 1920s Michigan. East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2011. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Kresge Museum, Michigan State University. Devil in the Details: Ku Klux Klan, Practice of Klanishness, exhibit. April 21 – May 8, 2011.
McHugh, Susan, Ph. D. Animal stories: narrating across species lines. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2011. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Scaff, Lawrence A. Max Weber in America. Princeton [N.J.]: Princeton University Press, 2011. SPC materials consulted.
Stowe, David W. (David Ware) No sympathy for the devil : Christian pop music and the transformation of American evangelicalism. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2011. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
America’s Kitchens. Historic New England, Haverhill, Mass. June 11, 2009 – April 2012. Traveling exhibition to New Hampshire Historical Society Concord, N.H.; Long Island Museum of American Art, History, & Carriages, Stony Brook, N.Y.; Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich, Mass. & two other venues. Loaned from SPC: Amelia Simmons, American Cookery, 1815 & Lizze Black Kander, The Settlement Cookbook, 1901 and Mary Randolph, The Virginia Housewife, or, Methodical Cook. 1838
Gabilliet, Jean-Paul, Bart Beaty, and Nick Nguyen. Of comics and men: a cultural history of American comic books. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, (2010). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Harris, Lauren J. “In fencing, what gives left-handers the edge? Views from the present and the distant past.” In Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, vol. 15: 1-2, pp. 15-55 (2010). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Matelski, Elizabeth. “’I can always tell a lessie': The Lesbian Commercial Novel and Identity in Post-World War II America,” at the Ohio State University Symposium on Contemporary Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Gender and Sexuality in April 2010. It will be published under the same title for the forthcoming anthology, Romance Fiction and American Culture Love as the Practice of Freedom?
Mengiste, Maaza. Beneath the Lion's Gaze: A Novel. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2010. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance and illustrations used from Special Collections.
Nowlan, Philip Francis and Daniel Herman. Buck Rogers in the 25th century: the complete Sundays. Neshannock, Penn.: Herman Press, 2010. Volume 2. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance and illustrations used from Special Collections.
Raymond, Alex. Rip Kirby. [v. 3] : the first modern detective : complete comic strips 1951-1954. San Diego, Calif.: IDW Publishing. 2010. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance and illustrations used from Special Collections.
University of Michigan. Laura Ingalls Wilder, 25th anniversary of Little House on the Prairie, October 29, 2010 – December 10, 2010. Loaned 5 cookbooks from the period of the 1870s from SPC
Young, Matthew McLennan. Field & Tuer, the Leadenhall Press : a checklist with an appreciation of Andrew White Tuer . New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; London : The British Library, 2010. Images used from SPC.
Dittmer, Jason. “Fighting for home: masculinity and the constitution of the domestic in Tales of suspense and Captain America” in Lisa DeTora’s. Heroes of Film, Comics and American Culture: Essays on Real and Fictional Defenders of Home. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2009. Images used from SPC.
Duncan, Randy, and Matthew J. Smith. The Power of Comics: History, Form and Culture. New York: Continuum, 2009. Images used from SPC.
Gibbs, Laura. Aesop’s Fables in Latin: Ancient Wit and Wisdom from the Animal Kingdom. Bolschazy-Carducci Publishers, Inc. (2009). Includes illustrations from Special Collections.
Griswold, John. A Democracy of Ghosts. La Grande, OR: Wordcraft of Oregon, LLC, 2009. Images used from SPC.
Meinhart, Charles Joseph. "Making a Man Out of a Boy": Masculinity, Male Privilege, and Miseducation in the Boy Scouts of America. Thesis (Ph.D.) -- University of Oklahoma, 2009. Images used from SPC.
Pullin [Davies], Alice. A Lord of Story: Myth, History and the Re-enchantment of the World in the Work of Neil Gaiman. Thesis (Ph.D) -- University of Western Australia, 2009? Images used from SPC.
Robertson, Robert J. “Louisa Catherine Adams Kuhn: Florentine Adventures, 1859-1860.” In Massachusetts Historical Review, vol. 11, pp. 119-151 (2009). Includes copy of period map of Florence from John Murray’s Handbook for Travellers in Central Italy (1861).
Selzer, Abigail Deborah. An invisible empire of her own: The women of the Ku Klux Klan 1923-1930. Thesis (Ph.D.)—Purdue University (2009). Images used from SPC.
Sklnicka, Carol. Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life. New York: Scribner, 2009. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Danto, Elizabeth. Historical Research. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008. SPC materials described.
Dick, Michael Brennan. Reading the Old Testament: an inductive introduction. Hendrickson Publishers (2008). Images used from SPC.
Drake, Stan. Stan Drake’s the heart of Juliet Jones. Chicago, Il: Classic Comics Press, 2008. Volume 2 & 3. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Ehrenberg, Jennifer. “Cuba Libros!” Print (New York, N.Y.). 62.1 (2008): 88-95 (Article on Ediciones Vigia). Images used from SPC.
Freedman, Eric, and Stephen A. Jones. African Americans in Congress: A Documentary History. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Goldstein, Nancy. Jackie Ormes: The First African American Woman Cartoonist. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Hajdu, David. The ten-cent plague : the great comic-book scare and how it changed America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Harter, Christopher. An Author Index to Little Magazines of the Mimeograph Revolution, 1958-1980. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Jones, Gavin Roger. American Hungers: The Problem of Poverty in U.S. literature, 1840-1945. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Lennox, John. The Relationship between Personal Combat and Stage Combat from the Late Sixteenth Century to the Early Twentieth Century. Thesis (Ph. D.) -- Wayne State University, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Nagel, Susan. Marie-Thérèse, child of terror : the fate of Marie Antoinette's daughter. New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, 2008. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
North, Bill, David A. Berona, Mark Frauenfelder, and Matt Dukes Jordon. Blab!: A Retrospective. Manhattan, KS: Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 2008. Images used from SPC.
Roth, Eric. The Curious case of Benjamin Button: story to screenplay / story by F. Scott Fitzgerald; screenplay by Eric Roth; screen story by Eric Roth and Robin Swicord. New York: Scribner, c2008 SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Texas State History Museum. 2008. Loaned from SPC: Evans, H. W. The menace of modern immigration: an address delivered on the occasion of Klan Day at the State Fair of Texas at Dallas, October 24, 1923.
Beaty, Bart. Unpopular Culture: Transforming the European Comic Book in the 1990s. Studies in book and print culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
Dick, Michael B. Reading the Old Testament: an Inductive Introduction. Hendrickson Publishers (2007). Photograph of Samaritan Pentateuch.
Enke, Anne. Finding the Movement: Sexuality, Contested Space, and Feminist Activism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Haverstock, Mary Sayre. George Bellows: an Artist in Action. Columbus Museum of Art, (2007). Included copy of January 1914 “Masses” cover.
Haverstock, Mary Sayre. George Bellows: An Artist in Action. London: Merrell, 2007.
Hitchcock, Nathan. Rediscovering Fire: The Mythopoetic Men's Movement. Thesis (M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies)--University of South Dakota, 2007.
Pawuk, Michael. Graphic Novels: A Genre Guide to Comic Books, Manga, and More. Westport, Conn: Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Regalado, Aldo Javier. Bending steel with bare hands: modernity and the American superhero in the twentieth century. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Miami, 2007.
Rose, Edgar. “Pecans” entry in Andrew F. Smith's The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Stavitsky, Gail, Michael Uslan, Patterson Sims, and Twig Johnson. Reflecting Culture: The Evolution of American Comic Book Superheroes. Montclair, NJ: Montclair Art Museum, 2007. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Tilley, Carol L. Of Nightingales and Supermen How Youth Services Librarians Responded to Comics between the Years 1938 and 1955. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Indiana University, 2007.
Torrey, Beef. Conversations with Thomas McGuane. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2007. Peter Berg interviewed.
Wagner, Tricia Martineau. African American women of the Old West. Guilford, Conn.: TwoDot, 2007. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Berz, William L., “Annnotated Bibliography of Materials Written About H. Owen Reed,” WASBY Journal, Vol. 3 (2006).
Bloomers to Ballots. Council for Public Television; KRMA-TV (Television station: Denver, CO); Colorado Historical Society; Denver Art Museum; Denver Public Library. Western History Department (2006).
Compton, Adam Delk. The American Comic Book Industry, 1936-1954: Creativity in an Age of Conformity. Thesis (M.A.)--Texas State University-San Marcos, 2006.
Coogan, Peter M., and Dennis O'Neil. Superhero: The Secret Origin of a Genre. Austin, TX: MonkeyBrain Books, 2006. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Curtis, Edward E. Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Federman, Cary. The Body and the State: Habeas Corpus and American Jurisprudence. SUNY series in American constitutionalism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006.
Fisher, Carol. The American Cookbook: a history. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers (2006). Author researched book and used illustrations from Special Collections and the Feeding America: The historic American cookbook project.
Kercher, Stephen E. Revel with a cause : liberal satire in postwar America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers, Volume 10. Universal Negro Improvement Association 2006. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Moreels, Eric J. Marvel Encyclopedia. [Vol. 2], X-Men. New York, NY: Marvel Pub, 2006.
Nussel, Jill Schaarschmidt. From Stew Pot to Melting Pot: Immigrant Women and the Cookbooks They Wrote in the Age of Immigration, 1873-1916. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Toledo, 2006.
Perry, Elisabeth Israels. The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: a student companion. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Smith, Jonathan. Charles Darwin and Victorian visual culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Valcour, Francinne D. Manipulating the Messenger: Wonder Woman As an American Female Icon. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Arizona State University, 2006
Aronson, Ronald, and Judith Montell. 1st Amendment on Trial The Case of the Detroit Six. Detroit, MI: Democratic Values Project, 2005 (film)
Berggren, Lars, and Roger Johansson. Skanska utflykter till rorelsens rotter: skanes socialdemokratiska partidistrikt 100 ar 1905-2005. Malmo: Skanes socialdemokratiska partidistrikt, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance
Brown, Kent Masterson. Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, logistics, and the Pennsylvania campaign. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
DeRogatis, Amy. “What would Jesus Do? Sexuality and Salvation in Protestant Evangelical Sex Manuals, 1950s to the Present.” In Church History (American Society of Church History), vol. 74:1, pp. 97-137 (2005). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Dooley, Michael, and Steven Heller. The Education of a Comics Artist: Visual Narrative in Cartoons, Graphic Novels, and Beyond. New York: Allworth Press, 2005.
Etiido Inyang, Univeristy of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Pictorial Publicity of the Nigerian Civil War 1967-1970: A Study in Biafran Propaganda. Ph.D. dissertation started. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Ferentinos, Susan Maria. An Unpredictable Age: Sex, Consumption, and the Emergence of the American Teenager, 1900-1950. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Indiana University, 2005.
Gabilliet, Jean-Paul. Des comics et des hommes: histoire culturelle des comic books aux Etats-Unis. Paris: Editions du Temps, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Gambill, Edward L. (Edward Lee). Uneasy males : the American men's movement, 1970-2000. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc., 2005. SPC Staff acknowledged for assistance.
Gunn, Drewey Wayne. The gay male sleuth in print and film : a history and annotated bibliography. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Hopkins, Kimberly A. American Restaurant Menu Design. Thesis (M.F.A)--Michigan State University, College of Creative Arts and Management, 2005.
Horowitz, Joseph. Classical music in America: a history of its rise and fall. New York: W.W. Norton Co. 2005. Oscar Hammerstein comic illustration used from SPC.
Mickalites, Carey James. Psychic Economies of Modernism: The Material Limits of Consumer Capital. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Michigan State University. Department of English, 2005.
Sherbo, Arthur, “Appendix to Edmond Malone's 1790 Shakespeare, the 1821 Shakespeare, and Elizabethan language” in the Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, vol. 99:2, pp. 295-308 (2005). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Widder, Keith R. Michigan Agricultural College: The Evolution of a Land Grant Philosophy, 1855-1925. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
White, Ray (Raymond E.) King of the cowboys, queen of the west: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Madison, Wisc.: University of Wisconsin Press/Popular Press, 2005. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Wurst, Karin A. Fabricating Pleasure: Fashion, Entertainment, and Cultural Consumption in Germany, 1780-1830. Detroit, Wayne State University Press, (2005).
Berz, William L., “An Overview of H. Owen Reed's Music for Wind Ensemble” Journal of Band Research, (Volume 40, No. 1/Fall 2004)
Berz, William L., “Another Lord of the Rings: Two Works by H. Owen Reed: "Awakening of the Ents" and "Of Lothlorien".” WASBE JOURNAL, Vol. 11 (2004)
Berz, William L., “Considering H. Owen Reed,” Tempo (October 2004)
Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer. Women of the Civil War South: Personal Accounts from Diaries, Letters, and Postwar Reminiscences. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co, 2004. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Cutler, Jonathan. Labor's time: shorter hours, the UAW, and the struggle for the American unionism.
Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2004. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Fine, Lisa M. The story of Reo Joe: work, kin, and community in Autotown, U.S.A. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 2004. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Gross, Jonathan David. Emma, or, The unfortunate attachment: a sentimental novel Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer Cavendish, Duchess of, 1757-1806. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2004. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance, visiting researcher.
Hansen, Bert. “Medical History for the Masses: How American Comic Books Celebrated Heroes of Medicine in the 1940s.” in Bulletin of History and Medicine. v. 78, p. 148-191 (2004). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Lewis, Carolyn Baker. The winter: Francis R. Stebbins on Florida's Indian River, 1878-1888.Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2004. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Magill, Frank N., and Tracy Irons-Georges, ed. Biography and bibliography entry on Jim Harrison in Cyclopedia of World Authors. Pasadena, Calif: Salem Press, 2004.
Manoguerra, Paul A. Classic Ground: Mid-19th Century American Painting and the Italian Encounter. Georgia Museum of Art (2004). SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Walker, Gordon A. Men in Mid-Life in a Post-Feminist World. Thesis (Ph. D)—La Trobe University, 2004.
Williamson, Jack, Stephen Haffner, and Richard A. Hauptmann. Seventy-Five: The Diamond Anniversary of a Science Fiction Pioneer, Jack Williamson. Royal Oak, Mich: Haffner Press, 2004.
African Activist Archive Project. African Studies Center and MATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University, 2003 – this is an ongoing project. http://africanactivist.msu.edu/ . Includes digitized items from Special Collections.
Berz, William L., "Three Early Works for Band by H. Owen Reed" Journal of the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles 10 (2003)
Bukatman, Scott. Matters of Gravity: Special Effects and Supermen in the 20th Century. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, (2003).
DeRogatis, Amy. Moral geography: maps, missionaries, and the American frontier. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Erickson, Christine K. “'Kluxer Blues': The Klan Confronts the Catholics in Butte, Montana, 1923–1929” Montana, the Magazine of Western History 53:1 (2003): 44-57.
Manoguerra, Paul A. “Anti-Catholicism in Albert Bierstadt's Roman Fish Market, Arch of Octavius” in Art Worldwide, v. 2:1 (Winter 2003). http://19thcartworldwide.org/winter_03/articles/mano.html. [The url is of original location. The link is modified to take you to current location of the article.]
Piber, Klaus. Carl Barks und Don Rosa : die Analyse der formal-ästhetischen und strukturellen Konzeption zweier Comic-Zeichner / vorgelegt von Klaus Piber. Graz, 2003. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Richard, Suzanne. Near Eastern archaeology : a reader. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns, 2003. Image from Samaritan scrolls.
Vinten-Johansen, Peter, Howard Brody, Nigel Paneth, Stephen Rachman, and Michael Rip. Cholera, chloroform, and the science of medicine: a life of John Snow.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Wrapped Words: handmade books from Cuba’s Ediciones Vigia at the National Cultural Center Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM (2003).
Art in the ‘Toon Age: Contemporary art influenced by comics, cartoons, popular illustration and advertising styles of the mid 20th Century. Kresge Art Museum, Michigan State University (2002).
Bonner, Robert E. Colors and Blood: Flag Passions of the Confederate South. Princeton University Press, (2002). Includes illustrations from Special Collections.
Coogan, Peter MacFarland. The Secret Origin of the Superhero: The Origin and Evolution of the Superhero Genre in America. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Michigan State University. Dept. of American Studies, 2002.
Culpepper, Marilyn Mayer. All things altered : women in the wake of Civil War and Reconstruction.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2002. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
DeMott, Robert. Conversations with Jim Harrison. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2002. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Dilley, Patrick. Queer Man on Campus: A History of Non-Heterosexual College Men, 1945 to 2000. New York: RoutledgeFalmer, 2002
Eldridge, Lawrence. Chronicles of a Two-Front War: The African-American Press and the Vietnam War. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Illinois at Chicago, 2002
Goldrick-Jones, Amanda. Men who believe in Feminism. Praeger Publishers (2002).
Hribal, Jason. Animals Are Part of the Working Class: Commons, Enclosure, and Resistance in the Atlantic World. Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Toledo, 2002.
Tabachnick, Stephen Ely. Fiercer than tigers: the life and works of Rex Warner. Michigan State University Press, 2002
Traxler, Joshua William. Marvel Comics and the 1960s : a cultural history. Thesis (M.A.)--Winthrop University, 2002.
Women at the Top: Images of Female Power, 1500-1650. Loan of Blanche , infante de Castille, mere de St. Louis, reyne et regente de France (1644) to University of Michigan Museum of Art (2002).
Auerbach, Stephen. Encourager le commerce et répandre les lumières : the press, the provinces, and the origins of the Revolution in France, 1750-1789. Thesis (Ph. D.)--Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 2001.
Daniels, Les, and Chip Kidd. Batman, the Golden Age. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2000. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Gates, Sondra Smith. The virtuous poor in domestic fiction by Catharine Maria Segwick and Susan Warner, 1822-1877. Dissertation (Ph.D.) --University of Michigan, 2000.
Kilmartin, Christopher. The Masculine Self. Boston: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2000. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Regalado, Aldo J. Humanism, Race, and Historical Voices in Superhero Comics. 2000. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
West, James L. W. III, ed. Trimalchio: an early version of The Great Gatsby. Cambridge University Press, (2000). Frontispiece illustration from Special Collections.
Brickner, Bryan W. The Promise Keepers: Politics and Promises. Lanham, Md: Lexington, Books, 1999. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Landrum, Larry N. American mystery and detective novels: a reference guide. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Ellingham, Lewis. Poet be like God: Jack Spicer and the San Francisco Renaissance. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press published by University Press of New England, 1998. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
O’Donnell, Patrick Jazz Age Stories (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Patrick O'Donnell. Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics, 1998. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Lorence, James J. Organizing the unemployed: community and union activists in the industrial heartland. Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 1996. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Hausman, Gerald, text editor. Prayer to the great mystery: the uncollected writings and photography of Edward S. Curtis / Gerald Hausman, text editor ; Bob Kapoun, photography editor ; introduction by Patricia Nelson Limerick. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Thomas Streissguth. Hatemongers and Demagogues. Minneapolis, MN: Oliver Press Inc. 1995. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Heineman, Kenneth J. Campus wars: the peace movement at American state universities in the Vietnam era. New York: New York University Press, 1993. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Scott, Randall William. The Comic Art Collection catalog: an author, artist, title, and subject catalog of the Comic Art Collection, Special Collections Division, Michigan State University Libraries. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Sherbo, Arthur. Shakespeare's midwives : some neglected Shakespeareans. Newark : University of Delaware Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, 1992. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Withington, Ann Fairfax. Toward a more perfect union : virtue and the formation of American republics. New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Roberts, Garyn G. Old Sleuth's freaky female detectives: (from the dime novels). Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1990. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Wade, Wyn Craig. The fiery cross: the Ku Klux Klan in America . New York : Simon and Schuster, 1987. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.
Honey, Maureen. Creating Rosie the Riveter: class, gender, and propaganda during World War II. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984. SPC staff acknowledged for assistance.