Selected Bibliography: Ypsilanti Area


Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti City Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. [AADL R977.4 Po 1927-1942] [EMU F574.A6 1927-1941] [GSWC 1927-1939]

Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Washtenaw County Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. [AADL R977.4 Po 1888-1826] [EMU F574.A6] [GSWC 977.435 An 1910-1926]

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Ypsilanti, A Brief History. Albert P. Marshall. Ypsilanti:1979. [YDL RMC977.4351 M]

Condensed History of the Ypsilanti Area. Compiled by Foster L. Fletcher. Ypsilanti:Ypsilanti Historical Society, ca 1981. [GSWC 977.435 Ypsi Fletcher] [YDL RMC 977.435 F]

Down the Myrtle Path: The History and Memories of Town Hall School. Hannah Geddes Wright. Privately published, 1996. [Available for $14 from author, 4209 N. Dearing Rd., Parma, MI 49269.]

Family Records from Bibles in the Ypsilanti Historical Society Museum. Comp. Doris Milliman. Ypsilanti: Ypsilanti Chapter NSDAR. [GSWC 977.435 Ypsi]

First Presbyterian Church, Ypsilanti . Records of the First Presbyterian Church in Ypsilanti, Michigan, 1832-1847. (typewritten mss.) [YPL RMC 977.435 F]

Jennie's Journal, A Young Teacher from Ypsilanti Writes of Her Adventures in High Schools of Saline, Michigan, January 1862 - February 1864. Jennie Rorison Miller, Ed. Marjorie V. Miller. Ann Arbor: Wyman House Publications, 1993. [GSWC 977.435]

The Mayors of Ypsilanti. Compiled by Foster L. Fletcher. ???:after 1995. [AADL R977.435 MA]

Minutes and History of the Semi-centennial or Fiftieth Anniversary of the First Baptist Church in Ypsilanti, May 6 & 7, 1885. Ebenezer Smith. Ann Arbor: Courier Steam Printing, 1885. [L/M Bx 6209.W 38 M55z]

Old Ypsilanti Town From Original Photographs. Hazel Proctor. Ann Arbor: Ann Arbor Federal Savings, 1974. [AADL R977.435 An] [GSWC 977.435 Ypsi Proctor] [CDL LH] [SDL R977.435 Old]

Past of Ypsilanti. (Index, mss.) G. L. Foster. [YDL RMC 977.4351 Fo]

Sesquicentennial Memory Book, 1829-1979. Ypsilanti:First Presbyterian Church, 1979. [YDL RMC 977.435 F]

The Story of Willow Run. Marion F. Wilson. Ann Arbor:University of Michigan Press, 1956. [YDL RMC 977.435 Wil]

The Story of Ypsilanti. Harvey C. Colburn. Ypsilanti: Ypsilanti Historical Society, ca 1923. Reprinted Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1964. [AADL R977.435 Co] [EMU F574.Y9 C6] [GSWC 977.435 Col]

Index to The Story of Ypsilanti written by Harvey C. Colburn for the Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the City in Cooperation with the Commission on History. Louis White. Ann Arbor, 1941. (typewritten mss.) [EMU F574.Y8 Index] [GSWC 977.434 Ypsilanti Colburn.x] [YDL RMC 977.435 Co Index]

Unconquered Souls: The History of the African American in Ypsilanti. Albert P. Marshall. Ypsilanti: Marlan, 1993. [AADL R977.435 Ma] [EMU F574.Y8 M37x]

A Walk Through Time - A Brief Look at the People and Places of Ypsilanti, Michigan, thru 1900. David C. Novak. Senior Essay, Wayne State University, 1978. [YDL RMC 977.435 N]

Willow Run, Colossus of American History. Warren Benjamin Kidder. Lansing: KFT, 1995. [AADL R977.43 KI] [CDL 977.43 Kid] [SDL 977.4 Kid] [YDL RMC 977.435 Kid]

Ypsilanti City Directory. New York/Detroit: R. L. Polk & Co. (not published 1992-95) [AADL R977.4 Po 1943-91] [EMU F574.A6 1943-88] [GSWC 1901]

Ypsilanti Area Sesquicentennal 1823-1973. Thomas N. Tobias, Jr., Mary Wallace Baker, Barbara A. Fairfield. Ypsilanti: Huron Press, 1973. [AADL R977.435 Yp] [GSWC 977.435 Ypsi Tobias] [YDL RMC 977.4435]

Ypsilanti Community History Project . A set of manuscripts covering various aspects of Ypsilanti history. [YDL MC977.435 Y]

LEGEND   AADL = Ann Arbor District Library
CDL = Chelsea District Library
D/B = Detroit Public Library Burton Historical Collection
DDL = Dexter District Library
EMU = Eastern Michigan University Library
GSWC = Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County Library
L/M = Library of Michigan
MDL = Manchester District Library
SDL = Saline District Library
TPL = Toledo Lucas County Public Library
YDL = Ypsilanti District Library
Updated 6/8/22 -slb