Merrill-Palmer Institute: Kresge Historical Library Records

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73.5 linear feet (146 MB, 2 SB, 2 OS)

Renamed in 1967 with a grant from the Kresge Foundation, the Kresge Memorial Library was first established as the Merrill-Palmer Historical Library. It's initial holdings consisted of the Ernest R. Groves and Edna Noble White collections and expanded over the years through private donations with a focus on preserving historical publications concerning research in child development and family life and adding an archives to maintain the Institute's records. The records of the library document the administration and operation of the library and archives and reflect the Institute's history, educational programs, research, faculty, staff, and students from its inception in 1920 up to its affiliation with Wayne State University in 1981.

1911-1980, bulk 1920-1980
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