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The Michigan State Archives, somewhat mysteriously housed on the Department of Natural Resources website, is nonetheless, a rich collection for history buffs and a pretty good resource for genealogists.  
The best of Michigan's digital archives do claim their own website, though, called Seeking MichiganThe site is heavy on Civil War materials.  These are browseable, but there's no name lookup capability for most of the collections:

There's a lot of additional materials, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries: 

and of course, the ever-popular... Governors of Michigan

There is also a series of articles on a variety of historical topics, chiefly focused on notable Michiganers (Michiganites? Michigonians?).  

Back at the DNR State Archives page  you'll find a few more items of interest:

And a few more odds and ends scattered about:


More historical archives and research materials can be found at these excellent resources:

 Historical Newspaper Archives          Ancestry.com       
 Genealogy Tools                                US Historical Newspapers      
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