Miriam B. Hilton papers
Scope and Contents note
The collection contains the papers of Miriam Hilton. The collection includes drafts, notes, news clippings, alumni questionnaires, and transcriptions of faculty interviews (Meyland, Hedgecock, Wahtera, and O'Dell) relating to her book Northern Michigan University: The First 75 Years. Also included are records relating to Church Women United of Marquette and writings of Hilton's father, Dr. John Elder.
Processed March 1995
Processed March 1995
- 1949 - 1975
- Hilton, Miriam (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
No restrictions. Open for research.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to publish material from the Miriam B. Hilton papers, MSS-319, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.
Miriam Hilton was born in Iran, to missionaries John and Ruth Elder. She received her BA from Wellesley College and her MA from the University of Michigan. In 1947, she married Earl Hilton. In 1974, she authored Northern Michigan University: The First Seventy-Five Years, the first book-length history of Northern Michigan University. From time to time, prior to Earl Hilton’s retirement, Miriam Hilton taught adjunct courses for the Departments of English and History. Over the years, she has also become known for her very active volunteer service activities in both the Marquette community at large and in her church.
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This collection was previously Univ Series-63. When it was changed to MSS-319, a new finding aid was created.
- Church Women United of Marquette
- College teachers.
- Elder, John
- English literature.
- Manuscripts (document genre).
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955)
- Northern Michigan College of Education.
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963)
- Northern Michigan College.
- Northern Michigan University
- Northern Michigan University : the first 75 years
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-)
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff.
- Research notes.
- Miriam B. Hilton papers
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