Subject Focus: Armistice Day and Veterans Day

World War II veterans registering for classes at Wayne University

Although the First World War did not officially end until the signing of the Treaty of Versailles on June 28, 1919, combat between the Allied nations and Germany ended on November 11, 1918, when an armistice was called for the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.  read more »

Reading Room Temporarily Moving June 10 - June 25. No Walk-In Researchers During That Time.

Due to work within the Reuther Library, we will be shifting Reading Room service from the 3rd floor to the Special Collections Room on the 1st floor from June 10th to June 25th. 

Capacity in the temporary Reading Room will be limited so we cannot take walk-in researchers during that time. We apologize in advance if your research will need to be postponed due to the capacity limit.

Reuther Library Closed May 28-30

Due to an ongoing public safety issue, Wayne State will be closed May 28-30. Reuther Library building is closed to staff and researchers, but you are welcome to submit your questions to

Reuther Library Closed Memorial Day

Reuther Library will be closed on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.

We will return to support your research needs on Tuesday, May 28.

Please feel free to submit a request via Ask an Archivist and we will answer as soon as we return.

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