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Peter White Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-052

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a record of property owned, rented, and sold by the Peter White Land Company, a business located in Marquette, Michigan. Included is information on assessed value, taxes paid, and a graphic depiction of lots sold. The record is divided by sections of the city of Marquette and the surrounding area. The collection also contains a folder of legal documents chattel mortgage (1876) between the Peter White Land Company and Joseph L'Huillier, including a detailed inventory of items and assets on the property.

Dates

  • 1876-1932
  • Majority of material found within 1915 - 1932

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Peter White Land Company records, MSS-052, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, archives@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Professor Jim McCommons donated this collection to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives in 2016.

Creator

Source

Title
Peter White Land Company records
Status
Completed
Author
Marcus C. Robyns
Date
5/19/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Contact:
Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1225
906-227-1333 (Fax)

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