Chief Marshal (University of Michigan) Records


Bentley Historical Library banner

Chief Marshal (University of Michigan) records

The materials in this online repository form part of a larger Chief Marshal (University of Michigan) record group held by the Bentley Historical Library. For a more complete index to the materials, please consult the collection's online finding aid.

For questions or more information, please contact the Bentley Historical Library's Division of Reference and Access Services

The Chief Marshal of the University is the individual responsible for planning and participating in both official and ceremonial University events, including commencement ceremonies. The position began around 1883 and is usually filled by a member of the University faculty. The Chief Marshal records primarily include correspondence, floor plans, commencement programs, and planning materials related to university commencement exercises from 1914 to the present.

Please note:

Copyright has been transferred to the Regents of the University of Michigan.

Access to digitized sound recordings may be limited to the reading room of the Bentley Historical Library, located on the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan.

Recent Deposits

  • University of Michigan, Chief Marshal (2017)
    Access restricted; see individual filesZip file (8.7KB) Video file (3.5GB) Zip file (3.8GB)