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Gwinn Area Chamber of Commerce records

Identifier: MSS-106

Scope and Contents Note

This collection documents the history of both organizations and their effort to stimulate business development in the Gwinn / K.I. Sawyer Air base area. The collection consists of records relating to Chamber activities, such as Fun Daze, UP 200, Our Town, K.I. Sawyer Museum, K.I. Sawyer Base closure and conversion, Christmas Stocking Project, Student of the Month, Community Breakfast on Main Street, and the promotion of tourism. The collection contains correspondences, reports, studies, promotional materials, and publications, such as the Gwinn Quarterly and the Modeltown Messenger. This includes various bills and activity information from Gwinn/Sawyer Area.


  • 1984 - 2004


Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to publish material from the Gwinn Area Chamber of Commerce records, MSS-106, 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.

Historical Note

Mrs. Jeanette Maki founded the Gwinn Area Business Association in 1984. The organization continued under this name until 1997 when it changed to the Gwinn Area Chamber of Commerce.


13 Cubic Feet

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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift from Jeanette A. Maki in 2001, 2002, and 2005.

Gwinn Area Chamber of Commerce records
Marcus C. Robyns
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Revision Statements

  • 5/24/2010: finding aid revision description not supplied

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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