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Onota Township Government records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-385

Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of ledgers. There are minutes from township board meetings, treasurers' reports, voter registration ledgers, assessment rolls, and a 1938 property inventory.

Dates

  • 1887 - 1975

Condition Description

Very good condition.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from MSS-385, Onota Township records, must be obtained from the Univeristy Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at (906) 227-1225 or email, archives@nmu.edu. The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.

Biographical / Historical

Onota Township is located in the southwestern part of Alger County. It was formed in 1887 and is still in existence today. Year round residents number only about 300 with many summer camps, vacation homes and deer camps in the area. Historically there was some farming in the township but the main use was for logging.

Extent

70 Volumes

Arrangement

The materials in this collection, MSS-385, Onota Township records, are arranged in the following series: 1. Governmental Records (by ledger), including township meeting minutes 2. Financial (by ledger) including financial audits and treasurer's records 3. Property Inventory - 1938 (by section) 4. Assessment Rolls (by Ledger) from 1912 to 1976 5. Voter Registration Records (by ledger)

Custodial History

The Onota Township records are covered under a general depository agreement and there is no specific paperwork.

Condition Description

Very good condition.
Title
Onota Township Government records
Status
Completed
Author
Karen Kasper
Date
N. D.
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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