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Scope and Contents note The records of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan consist of materials that document the history of Diocese. The collection is contained within 20 cubic foot sized boxes, three smaller boxes, and one drawer in oversized item storage. The collection is organized into eight record series: Diocesan Conventions, Diocesan Women’s Groups, Executive Affairs of the Diocese, General Committees, Correspondence, History of the Church, Publications, and Audio/Visual/Photographic. The collection...
Dates: 1894 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994
Collection — Box: 06-01-03
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of memorabilia of Luther Gant's career at Northern Michigan College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The collection is scattered and incomplete. Materials include numerous photographs of Kaye Hall, particularly during winter, and photographs of Luther Gant's retirement celebration. The collection also includes honorary degrees and correspondence from noted Michigan educators. Materials date between 1930 and 1961.
Dates: 1930 - 1961
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 Content Note This collection documents the political career of James Goulette (Democrat, Iron Mountain) as a state representative from the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection covers the period from 1936 to 1993. The collection consists of awards, correspondence, memorabilia and scrapbooks of James Goulette, pertaining to his terms of office while serving as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from Iron Mountain, Michigan. One component that may be of interest to...
Dates: 1936 - 1993
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of a set of (Joseph) Warren Green's grade reports. The collection also includes two photographs of the J.D. Pierce School (of Marquette, Michigan) class of 1939 and their reunion in 1989, and a letter written in 1994 regarding the planning of the next class reunion.
Dates: 1927-1994; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1939
Collection — Box: 08-05-02
Scope and Contents note This collection contains materials from Lynn Halverson's personal and professional life. The largest portion of the collection is his publications, followed by syllabi for several courses. There are also personal and childhood pictures as well as such personal items as his wedding certificate. The single folder of correspondence contains some letters related to his position as Lake Independence Campers' Association President, which including writing a letter to and briefly meeting Henry Ford,...
Partial collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Scope and Contents This collection represents a portion of the Bingham family papers, held in their entirety by the Clarke Historical Library and microfilmed by the Clarke. It includes Hannah (Brown) Bingham's diary for April of 1858 and letters received by members of the Bingham family from 1778 to August 13, 1847.
Dates: 1778 - 1858
Collection — Box: 08-05-01
Content Description This collection consists primarily of memorabilia and correspondence from Henry Jacobson from 1932-1984. Other notable items include photographs and a scrapbook. This collection may be of interest to those researching employees of the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company or Bethany Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.
Dates: 1932 - 1984
Scope and contents note This collection contains microfilm copies of the Henry R. Schoolcraft papers housed at the Library of Congress. A complete finding aid is located here: http://findingaids.loc.gov/db/search/xq/searchMfer02.xq?_id=loc.mss.eadmss.ms000003&_faSection=overview&_faSubsection=did&_dmdid=. Schoolcraft was a leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent at Sault Sainte Marie and Mackinac Island (Mich.); superintendent of...
Dates: 1782 - 1878
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of Dr. Earl Hilton, formerly a professor of English at Northern Michigan University. It consists of syllabi, lecture notes, and handouts relating to a variety of English courses taught by Hilton while at Northern. The collection also contains Hilton's writings, presentations, and publications, which largely focus on American literature as do his course materials. Also included is a student term paper on music at Northern and correspondence and course...
Dates: 1947 - 1990
Collection — Box: 15-05-01
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of the Industrial Arts Club (sometimes called the Industrial Education Club), particularly the construction of a float for the homecoming parade and selection of a club emblem. The collection ranges in date from 1958-1967 and includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and photographs.
Collection — Box: 21-02-02
Content Description This material was received in 1 banker box that contained 4 legal-size expanding wallets. The markings on the wallets were: “W31948 Frank Stone-Personal-Iron Duke Mine.” Inside of one was a pocket file with “Frank B. Stone from Bigelow the last gasp I’m sure” written on it. These wallets contained correspondence, large manila envelopes, stock options, proxy certificates, meeting minutes, financial reports, tax records, documents pertaining to the purchase and selling of the mine....
Dates: 1867 - 1962
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the activities of Iron Workers Local 783. The collection consists of by-laws, meeting minutes, contracts, correspondence, financial records, audits, Pension Fund, Benefit Fund, and Health and Welfare Trust records. The collection also includes election information. The significant components of the collection are the by-laws, contracts, and a complete set of membership meeting minutes since 1957.Bylaws and Meeting Minutes, 1957-1997 Records include a...
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the Ishpeming Ski Club in Ishpeming, Michigan from 1904-1948. The materials consist of skier biographies, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes and annual reports, and correspondence.
Scope and Contents note This collection includes a membership roll and dues book from 1922 covering various local Italian-American fraternal associations in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (see Russell M. Magnaghi's "Miners, Merchants, and Midwives" (1987), pp. 65-72). Also included are correspondence from Italian-Americans to Msgr. David Spelgatti of Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection is entirely in Italian.
Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Scope and Contents Scattered papers of James L. Carter including biographical materials; press releases, news clippings, and brochures relating to the Greenwood Nature Center, which was a nature education facility operated by Northern Michigan University during the early 1980s; a summary of activities, list of titles published, and selected memos associated with the NMU Press; and progress reports and correspondence regarding the American Indian Program at Northern during the 1970s.
Dates: 1971-1972, 1988, 1980-1983, 1986-1993
Scope and Contents note Correspondence, speeches, reports, and publications of John X. Jamrich, Northern Michigan University president from 1968 to 1983.The bulk of the collection consists of publications and reports relating to higher education for which Jamrich had some responsibility. Several of the reports were the result of work conducted by the Survey of Higher Education in Michigan prepared for the Michigan Legislative Study Committee on Higher Education.There are also working copies of...
Dates: 1957 - 1994
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.
Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Dates: 1920 - 1971
Collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Scope and Contents The collection includes Pitezel’s correspondence mostly to family and friends (with notes and related materials), journals, and writings (essays and a poem), many of which later became books.Most of his letters are to his mother, brother, Joshua, and sisters, Caroline and Mary. They detail his religious activities, beliefs, the people and situations in which he traveled, preached, and lived, family news, the weather, and illnesses. He was strongly anti-Catholic and reported often on...
Dates: 1824 - 1889
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the personal files of Ellwood Mattson pertaining to his role as chairperson of both the K.I. Sawyer Support Group (KISSG) and the K.I. Sawyer Base Conversion Authority. The bulk of the collection, ranging in date from 1990 to 1993, consists of correspondence that documents the group’s effort to save the base. Remaining material includes copies of the laws, studies, reports produced on both sides of the issue, and a sparse amount of administrative records. A large...
Dates: 1990 - 1993
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, financial reports, correspondence, event programs and schedules, meeting minutes, math placement scores, problem sets, Seaborg Summer Academy participant personal information, and evaluations. The items included document the activities of the AAUP, the Summer Institute for the Arts and Sciences, Seaborg Summer Science Academy, Visiting Lecturer Series Program, and Math Department Records. The collection also includes published works of Dr. Kiltinen....
Dates: 1968-1993; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1990
Scope and Contents Note This collection represents a partial documentation of the personal and professional life of Dr. Sylvia Kinnunen, who spent the majority of her career as a professor in the Department of Education at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a scattering of personal photographs, correspondence, and teaching materials. The collection's materials range in date from 1920 to 2005.
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Laidlaw and Tina A. Maki Eiker. Both were alumni of Northern State Teachers College. The correspondence begins in 1939 and continues until Laidlaw's death in 1989. They discussed daily activities and Clara's literary achievements. The collection also contains Clara's diploma from Newberry High School (dated 1926) and two copies of the high school yearbook, entitled "Tahquamenon" (1924, 1926). Finally, the papers contain a small...
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
Collection — Box: 07-01-04
Scope and Contents Note This collection is composed of five hard-bound diaries of John Langaas. The diaries are dated from November 1909 to June 1924, and are written in Norwegian. The collection also includes handwritten translations of nearly all of the first two bound volumes into English, done by Clara Lee Swanson, and Swanson's research materials, including an article from the Norse Civic News article, a 1992 sermon from one Pastor Skrenes of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming (Langaas's church), a Trinity...
Dates: 1899 - 1992
Scope and Contents MSS-398 consists of the personal papers of Jon "Jack" LaSalle from the 1980s and 1990s. They include papers from his time on the Marquette County Labor Council, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Marquette County Democratic Party and more.
Dates: 1986 - 2000
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
Collection — Box: 09-02-06
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Marquette County Democratic Party includes correspondence, financial information, membership listings, meeting minutes, and event materials. The collection is separated into twelve series of thirty-four folders. Series 1. Correspondence (1996-2002). 1 folder. This series contains miscellaneous correspondence received by and sent from the organization and is arranged chronologically.Series 2. Events (1996-2002). 9 folders. This...
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the recent history of the Marquette County Labor Council, the Northern Michigan University Labor Advisory and Planning Committee, the Iron Workers Local 783, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Economic Development Corporation, and the Marquette County Democratic Party. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, convention records, mailing lists, memoranda, records relation to political activity and union organizing, project records,...
Dates: 1960 - 2002
- Subject: Correspondence X
- Northern Michigan University 39
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 14
- Northern Michigan College. 14
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 8
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 8
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 7
- Northern Michigan University. President 5
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 4
- Democratic Party (Marquette County, Mich.) 3
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 3
- LaSalle, Jon G. 3
- Mather Inn (Ishpeming, Mich.) 3
- Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives 3
- Northern Michigan University. Kaye Hall 3
- AFSCME-AFL/CIO Michigan 2
- American Association of University Professors. Northern Michigan University Chapter 2
- Bay de Noquet Lumber Company 2
- Bethany Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) 2
- Boyum, Burton H. 2
- Clarke Historical Library 2 ∧ less
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