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4Reels Club records

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-387
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two folders. One is photographs of the club members and their activities. The other is a manual containing a history of the club and summaries of their activities. It documents the activities of Digital Cinema majors and those interested in film at Northern Michigan University in the 2010s.
Dates: 2014

Amnesty International, NMU Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-332
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, program and speaker flyers, news clippings, and miscellaneous materials of the Northern Michigan University chapter of Amnesty International, an international human rights organization primarily concerned with freeing political prisoners through letter writing campaigns. The collection also contains correspondence, news clippings, notes, and petitions relating to the release of John Pierce, an NMU student jailed in Peru in 1981.
Dates: 1980 - 1987

Bernice M. Bal scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Identifier: MSS-216
Content Description This scrapbook created by Bernice M. Bal was donated to the Archives by NMU Professor Russell Magnaghi. It documents her time spent at Northern State Teachers College. The scrapbook includes class schedules, news articles on events on campus and in the community, programs, miscellaneous articles, letters/invitations, and graduating class roster listings.
Dates: 1925 - 1934

Bookbinders Cafe photographs

 Collection — Box: 07-01-05
Identifier: MSS-162
Scope and Contents Note This collection is composed of ten photo albums filled with photographs of students and staff of Bookbinders Cafe, located in the basement of the Harden Learning Resources Center. The photographs were taken between 1980 and 1993. The collection also includes news clippings, awards, letters, cards, and a biography of Maggie Britton, the cafe manager.
Dates: 1980 - 1993

Leslie Bourgeois family films

 Collection — Box: 09-01-04
Identifier: MSS-046
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains extensive home movies documenting the activities of the Bourgeois family in and around Marquette, Michigan and the Upper Peninsula from 1920 to 1969. Footage includes scenes on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette. The collection includes VHS production originals and user duplicate copies.
Dates: 1920-1969

Cambium Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-338
Scope and Contents note Collection documents the activities of the Cambium Club, a student organization for those majoring, minoring, or interested in the field of biology, or students engaged in social activities and educational programs in biology. The collection includes financial records, constitution, by-laws, brochures and flyers, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, club meeting minutes (1948-1955). Also includes club newsletters and the Junior Academy News, a publication of the Junior Academy...
Dates: 1938 - 1975

Catherine Witting scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-359
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-359, Catherine Witting scrapbook, consists of one green cloth-bound volume with the words “The School Girl’s Memory Book” embossed on the front cover. Catherine Witting was a student at Northern State Normal School and graduated in June 1920 with a degree in home economics. The scrapbook documents various activities and people Ms. Witting was involved with from 1917 to 1921. There is a photograph of the Northern State Normal School 1919-1920 faculty and a copy of the 1920...
Dates: 1917 to 1921

Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University records

 Collection — Box: 15-03-01
Identifier: MSS-146
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial records, and photographs. Materials date from 2000 to 2003.
Dates: 2000 - 2003

Elizabeth Mather scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-361
Scope and Contents The collection was originally a black paperbound scrapbook, containing materials dating from 1923 to 1925. Ms. Mather collected programs of commencements, plays, and concerts. Also included are dance cards, letters of invitation, dance memorabilia, and an assortment of class instructions and teaching guides from Northern State Normal School for Fall 1924 and Spring 1925, and several photographs of of Ms. Mather's friends and classmates.
Dates: 1923 to 1925

Future Teachers of America Workshop photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-043
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of several photographs depicting students and faculty from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan attending a workshop sponsored by the Future Teachers of America. The photographs are not labeled with identifying information.
Dates: 1964

John N. Lowe scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a cloth-bound field journal and a bound scrapbook. The field journal is embossed with the title: “Simmons Wood, Biological Survey; By John W. Lowe. June 20, 1930.” The field journal contains a research journal documenting the field work done at Simmons Wood, located in Western Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The journal has information relating to lakes, streams, game animals, birds, and plants that can be found in Simmons Wood. It also includes...
Dates: 1930 - 1938

Kawbawgam Yearbook Photograph file

 Collection — Box: 07-07-01
Identifier: MSS-293
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original prints of the 1932 Kawbawgam yearbook as well as spare photos also used to create the yearbook.
Dates: 1932

Lambda Chi Alpha, Lambda Upsilon Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-334
Scope and Contents note This collection contains correspondence, organizational by-laws, membership records, National Fraternity materials, meeting minutes, programming records, and the local charter petition of the Lambda Upsilon chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Northern Michigan University.
Dates: 1964 - 1968

Laverne Simonen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-218
Content Description This scrapbook collection by Laverne Simonen was given to the archives by the university. Documents include cards, pamphlets, pictures, paper art projects, reading materials, letters, and Delta Sigma Nu newspaper articles.
Dates: 1948 - 1957

Russell M. Magnaghi papers

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Identifier: MSS-317
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University Professor Emeritus of History, known for his broad interest and involvement in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ethnic groups in the U.P. (particularly Italian-Americans), and Northern Michigan University.The...
Dates: 1840 - 1998

W. Douglas McIntosh letter and photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-040
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains five photographs and a letter. Two photographs depict a group of Students' Army Training Corp (SATC) members standing in front of a building in Marquette, Michigan wearing hospital clothing. This image may depict an infirmary for victims of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919. The second group of three photographs are team pictures of the Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) baseball team. The group is standing behind the Kaye Hall...
Dates: 1919-1968; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

June Metz photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-074
Scope and Contents note This collection contains three photographs of June Metz and groups that she was associated with while at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette, Michigan, such as the Debate Team and French Club. Also pictured are Dr. Forest Roberts and Professor Evelain E. Archambeault. The photographs were taken in 1942.
Dates: 1942

Michigan Student Education Association scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-333
Scope and Contents note The scrapbook contains booklets and pamphlets relating to teaching as a career, greeting cards, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, photographs and newsclippings relating to the Michigan Student Education Association and to the Don Bottum Chapter of Future Teachers of America.
Dates: 1952 - 1967

Northern State Normal School photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-041
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains several images of students in groups outdoors at Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The students are engaged in various activities. Of particular note are images of Kaye Hall, the original Longyear Dormitory, and the Marquette Branch state prison. The photographs date from 1905 to 1910.
Dates: 1905 - 1910

Peace newspaper issue

 Collection — Box: 09-01-06
Identifier: MSS-088
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one issue of the Peace newspaper published in 1969. This particular issue deals almost entirely with subjects of racism and African American students on campus. A major topic is the elimination of the Job Corps program on Northern Michigan University's campus.
Dates: 1969

Robert F. McClellan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-311
Scope and Content Note The McClellan papers offer excellent documentation of the faculty organization and agitation for union recognition in the early 1970s. The collection also offers insight into the establishment of the AAUP after becoming the collective bargaining unit for the faculty at Northern Michigan University. McClellan was the informal faculty advisor for the Black Student Union, and his papers include records documenting the black student sit-in of the dean of students office in 1969. Records include,...
Dates: 1963 - 1985

Josephine Hurst Schils scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-255
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.
Dates: 1948-1998

The Masquers scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 26-07-01
Identifier: MSS-337
Scope and Contents note Newsclippings, play programs, and photographs related to the Masquers, a student drama organization. The Masquers were organized to provide for practical training in dramatic arts.
Dates: 1949 - 1958

Theodore F. Fryfogle scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-217
Content Description This collection of scrapbook materials by Theodore F. Fryfogle was given to the archives by his daughter Mary Ellen Eckler. This collection covers Fryfogle's time as a music student at Northern State Normal School. The documents included are programs/bulletins, newspaper articles, a personal music score, letters/correspondence, advertisements, and photography.
Dates: 1922 - 1926

Theta Omicron Rho photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-063
Scope and Contents note This collection documents social activities and includes an image of the entire membership of the Theta Omicron Rho fraternity in Marquette, Michigan, of which Ellwood Mattson was a member. Other images include the house stairwell and foyer prior to a dinner dance, a dress-up social party, and a dinner party. The photographs date from 1949 to 1950.
Dates: 1949 - 1950

Theta Omicron Rho records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-257
Content Description This small collection of records from the Theta Omicron Rho Fraternity was donated by Dennis Cieslinski, who tried to reorganize the fraternity. It contains a photograph of the Theta Omicron Rho house in 1978 as well as a copy of the rules and regulations of the house from 1927-1928.
Dates: 1927 - 1978

Transcendental Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-183
Scope and Contents note This collection includes memorandums sent to Transcendental Club members that outline the date, location, and topic of upcoming meetings. The bulk of the collection consists of photocopies of articles used for background reading material. Some of the articles have highlights and/or notes attached. The materials are from meetings of the Transcendental Club that happened between 1993 and 1997.
Dates: 1993-1997

Margaret Whitman papers

 Collection — Box: 25-01-02
Identifier: MSS-048
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.
Dates: 1948 - 1993

Harold Wiitala photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-020
Scope and Contents note This collection contains photographs of families in "Vetville," the common name for married student housing at Northern Michigan University, preparing to move or for graduation, including images of the students' children. The collection also contains photographs of a Rod and Gun Club outing and of fans and concession stands at Memorial Field (located where the Berry Events Center now stands) during an NMU football game. The photographs were taken by Harold Wiitala between 1952 and 1955.
Dates: 1952 - 1955

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