During the mid-1970s, she was married to Samuel J. Eldersveld, Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and former Democratic Mayor of Ann Arbor, 1957-1959. She remained Barbara Eldersveld until re-adopting her maiden name, Barbara Bach, in 1992.
Timeline: Barbara B. Bach
Barbara Bach papers, 1960-2008. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library.
Barbara B. Eldersveld, Ann Arbor District Library "Old News"