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Tyyne Ostlund papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-256

Scope and Contents

This is a small collection consisting of the papers of Tyyne Ostlund, a graduate of Northern Michigan University. The materials consist of notebooks, sketches, papers, and correspondence, mostly focusing on topics of architecture and art.


  • 1948


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Tyyne Ostlund papers must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


Tyyne Ostlund was a Finnish student from Ishpeming, Michigan and graduated from Northern Michigan University in 1937 with a B.S. in Art. She was a teacher at Ishpeming High School. The Tyyne Maria (Kauppila) Ostlund Scholarship was established in 2005 as a result of a gift from Matt and Sanna Luhtala for full-time NMU students enrolled as Art and Design Majors, with preference given to students of Finnish descent.


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The Tyyne Ostlund papers were processed as a small manuscript collection and consists of 4 folders with materials maintained in original order.

Series 1 - "History of Architecture" notebook, no date (1 folder). This is a handwritten notebook with pictures of various buildings and architectural designs included. There are also a number of hand drawn sketches.

Series 2 - "Pre-Classic Art" notebook, no date (1 folder). This is a handwritten notebook with pictures of an assortment of artwork included. There are also a number of hand drawn sketches.

Series 3 - "Impressionism and Post-Impressionism: Monet, Signac, and Sourat," May 9, 1948 (1 folder). This a typewritten paper.

Series 4 - Notes and Postcards. (1 folder). This folder contains a small collection of postcards and handwritten notes on different topics.

Tyyne Ostlund papers
Glenda K. Ward
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Repository Details

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

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


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