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Judith DeMark papers

 Collection — Box: 02-07-03
Identifier: MSS-205

Scope and Contents

These files contain research documents by Judith DeMark, a former Northern Michigan University history professor, on the history of Marquette. Topics include mining, immigration, Finnish folklore, and tuberculosis.


  • 1848 - 1998


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Judith DeMark papers, MSS-205, 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.

Biographical / Historical

Judith DeMark was a history professor at Northern Michigan University from approximately 1994 to 2001. She was born in Weston, West Virginia, on November 7th, 1941, but grew up in Orlando, Florida, where she met her husband-to-be in August, 1963. She married Raman DeMark in November of 1963 and traveled extensively while her husband was on active duty in the US Navy. She received her PhD in history from the University of New Mexico and taught American history at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan for eight years. She also taught at New Mexico State University and Central New Mexico Community College. After her retirement from Northern in 2001, she and Raman moved back to Albuquerque. She died of colon/liver cancer in 2009.

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This collection is split into three series, publications, research materials, and memorabilia. Each series is then arranged alphabetically by title/topic.

Publications contains copies of articles and books that Judith DeMark used for her research. They are not publications written by DeMark herself.

Judith DeMark papers
Annika Peterson
9 March 2016
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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)


This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.

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