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Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of the Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing. Led by Dr. Donald Snitgen, Professor of Biology at Northern Michigan University, the group successfully prevented the Michigan Department of Natural Resources from allowing the construction of campgrounds and other commercial activities in the area. The collection contains correspondence, position papers, taskforce records, "In Memory of the Lorax," chronology, newspaper clippings, meeting...
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the Economic Club of Marquette County's Board of Directors' Meetings and includes minutes and agendas. It also includes information on monthly dinner meetings. The collection has been arranged into 6 series: Series 1: Finances, Series 2: Governance, Series 3: Membership, Series 4: Dinner Meetings, Series 5: Correspondence, and Series 6: General Club Information.
Dates: 1996 - 2010
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Golden Wildcat Club, a booster organization for Northern Michigan University Athletics in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reunion information, the tenth annual hockey reunion (1986), and photographs (prints and negatives). Materials in the collection are dated from 1982 to 1990.
Dates: 1982 - 1990
Scope and Contents This record contains meeting minutes, official Kiwanis reports, service projects, publications member lists and financial information. The records are from the year 1977 to 2014 with some gaps.
Dates: 1977 - 2014
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This is a small manuscript collection containing correspondence relating to the Janzen Hotel, the "Save the Janzen Hotel" committee and project, a poster for the Save the Janzen Hotel Week Benefit Film Series, and newspaper clippings.
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr.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
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a photocopied scrapbook and photographs of the Marquette Ambassadors Club from 1964-1969. The photographs depict the club members at various meetings and events. The scrapbook documents their visit to Lansing, Michigan and meetings with then-Governor Romney, Dominic Jacobetti, and various business representatives. Letters in the scrapbook are addressed to President Nixon.
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains informational and promotional pamphlets and programs for various Marquette Community Theatre performances from 1963 to 1978.
Dates: 1963 - 1978
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the Mather Inn Preservation Society's efforts to save the old Mather Inn in Ishpeming, Michigan as an operating business or historical landmark. The most important activities documented by the collection include legal issues involving local courts and state government; tax information regarding the group’s standing as an “S” organization; correspondence between the organization and local governments; and minutes from organizational meetings. The materials date from...
Scope and Contents note The collection is composed primarily of research materials collected by Julia K. Tibbitts for use in her case against the expansion of the Upper Peninsula Generating Company’s power plant in Marquette, Michigan. The materials include court documents highlighting the accomplishments of Superior Public Rights, Inc. and their fight to protect the environment, correspondence, newspaper articles, research documents, maps, blueprints, and legal reference documents. The court documents are nearly...
Dates: 1964-1979; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979
Scope and Contents note Scope and Contents Note: The records of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association consist of materials that document the history of the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run sled dog races organized and run by the Association. The collection is held in two cubic foot boxes, two large flat storage boxes, one smaller box, and one drawer in oversized item storage. It is organized in three separate series: (1) Internal Documents, (2) Arts and Crafts, and (3) Media and Advertising. The collection documents the...
Dates: 1990 - 2015
Scope and Content As part of the 40th Anniversary of The Women's Center in 2013, Jane Ryan began a series of oral history interviews of women who founded, volunteered, received services, or worked at the Center, located in Marquette, Michigan. Taken together the oral histories describe how and why women organized and established the Women's Center. Interviewees discuss the nature of early educational workshops and programs benefiting women and families in the Marquette area. Recipients of the Center's services...
Dates: 2013 - 2014
Scope and Contents This collection contains audio-visual materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, membership lists, financial documents, legal documents, workshop files, events files, committee files, and more from the Marquette Women's Center. It documents the local women's rights movement from the 1970s through the 2010s and the Women's Center involvement with policy and programs related to women's access to employment and higher education, discrimination against women, domestic...
Dates: 1975 - 2014
- Subject: Community organization. X
- Community organization. 12
- Correspondence. 8
- Minutes (administrative records). 6
- Photographs. 6
- Marquette (Mich.). 5
- Membership lists. 4
- Clubs. 3
- Economic development. 3
- Marquette County (Mich.). 3
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 3
- Political participation. 3
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 3
- Agendas. 2
- Articles. 2
- Environmental protection. 2
- Family violence. 2
- Feminism. 2
- Financial records. 2
- Historic preservation. 2
- Ishpeming (Mich.). 2 ∧ less
- Northern Michigan University 2
- Women's Center (Marquette, Mich.) 2
- Boyum, Burton H. 1
- Burnham, Priscilla 1
- Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing 1
- Dalt, Jacqueline 1
- Diddams, Rosa 1
- Easton, June 1
- Economic Club of Marquette County 1
- Ferrarini, Tawni 1
- Golden Wildcat Club (Marquette, Mich.) 1
- Greater Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis 1
- Greenwood, Norma 1
- Greer, Holly 1
- Griffith, Gail 1
- Janzen House (Marquette, Mich.) 1
- Kensington, Sue 1
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 1
- Marquette Ambassadors Club (Marquette, Mich.) 1
- Marquette Community Theatre (Marquette, Mich.) 1 ∧ less
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