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SEAFARER Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Submarine Command and Control Communications System records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Department of the Navy's Project ELF program, Seafarer Program, and Project Sanguine (1971-1989). SEAFARER was a Department of the Navy communications system designed to provide highly reliable command and control communications that were principally for use by the Submarine Forces. Series 1 - Correspondence (1977-1989). 1 folder. Arranged in chronological order. This series consists of correspondence relating to the ELF...
Dates: 1971-1989

Sheet Metal Workers Local 94 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-044
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 94 chapter from its beginning in Menominee County, Wisconsin through its move to Marquette County, Michigan. The collection contains a complete set of membership meeting minutes, business agent correspondence, financial and budget material, roll call books, apprenticeship training records, and grievance records. The materials date between 1947 and 1982.
Dates: 1947-1982; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1982

George Shiras III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-242
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between Theodore Roosevelt and George Shiras III, on the conservation of wildlife, the Nature Faker Controversy between President Roosevelt and Rev. W.J. Long, the Roosevelt-Newett Libel Suit, Roosevelt's desire that Shiras write a book on Upper Peninsula wildlife, as well as correspondence relating to plans for Roosevelt Memorials and other miscellaneous letters. There are a number of handwritten personal letters from Mrs. Edith Kermit Roosevelt dating...
Dates: 1896-1938; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1918

The Soo Hardware Company records

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents note This collection contains general correspondence concerning business activities include invoices and receipts of The Soo Hardware Company in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The correspondence dates from 1911 to 1918. The material has intrinsic value as an example of early twentieth century business correspondence.
Dates: 1911-1918

David Spelgatti letters

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-150
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of letters between David Spelgatti and friends in Italy. The letters are in Italian with English translation. In his letters, Spelgatti comments on the Catholic religious practices in Ishpeming. There are letters dated from 1981, 1992, and 2000. A list of the members of the Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta in Negaunee, Michigan, dated 1959, is also included in the collection.
Dates: 1958 - 2000

St. Paul's Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: MSS-064
Scope and Contents note The records of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church consist of materials that begin in 1856 and continue until 1998. The collection documents the growth and administration of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marquette, Michigan and contains correspondence, sacramental records, various publications, and photographs. Items of interest include a complete set of vestry minutes, photographs of past reverends, the history of the parish as written by the first bishop of the Diocese of Northern Michigan G....
Dates: 1856 - 1998

Strolle, Roland S. reminiscence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-312
Scope and Contents note Letter written by Dr. Strolle to director of Alumni Relations Paul Suomi, containing a seven-page reminiscence of his childhood, education, and career.
Dates: 1986

Howard R. Swaine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents Note This collection largely documents Swaine’s political career in Marquette, Michigan. The collection contains minutes, agendas, correspondence, and numerous reports. Of particular note to the researcher are the records related to Swaine’s tenure as a board member with the Marquette Board of Light and Power and as a city commissioner with the Marquette City Commission. The collection also includes material on the Economic Development Corporation. These papers cover the years 1975 to 1989. ...
Dates: 1969 - 1989

Henry A. Tape papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-325
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, a scrapbook, and yearbook clippings largely relating to Henry Tape's birthday in 1954 and his retirement in 1956.

Processed June 1996
Dates: 1945 - 1957

Russell Thorburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the unpublished and published manuscripts and correspondence of Russell Thorburn from 1977-2013. The collection also includes audio CDs of Thorburn's poems and plays and photographs from a book signing. Of particular note to the researcher are the published and unpublished manuscripts of Thornburn’s literary work. The collection contains numerous drafts of edited poetry, manuscripts, plays, and the beginnings of Thorburn’s works of art. Series...
Dates: 1977-2013

Julia K. Tibbitts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-145
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

Tsu-Ming Han papers

 Collection — Box: 09-06-01
Identifier: MSS-296
Scope and Contents MSS-296, Tsu-Ming Han papers, is separated into seven series: Autobiography -- "Autobiography of Tsu-Ming Han: Life Journey of a Chinese Country Boy" 2004-11. This series consists of one folder containing a working draft of Tsu-Ming Han’s autobiography telling the story of his life from his childhood in China and his life in the United States. There are stories about his family, work, and friends. Awards (1954-1999). This series consists of two files. One folder contains information on his...
Dates: 1920 - 2005

Anelio Frances Turbessi papers

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-003
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of a single folder. Most of it is immigration and naturalization materials for Anelio Frances Turbessi and his wife. Much of this material is in Italian. There is also a high school commencement program for an Anelio A. Turbessi from 1934 (Anelio F. Turbessi's son?) and a letter from "Walter" to Anelio F. Turbessi after the death of his father.
Dates: 1882-1945

United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-104
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reports and studies, agendas, minutes, newsletters, grievance records, hearing records, and salary data. The collection's materials date from 1970 to 1997.
Dates: 1970 - 1997

United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU), Local 209, Local 110, and Local 21 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-094
Scope and Contents Note This collection provides extensive documentation on the management of an active labor union in the southern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, contract records, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, and publications dated from 1916 to 2009. Of particular note are the verbatim minutes for contract negotiations in 1986 and 1989. The collection also contains a complete set of regular monthly meetings of the membership, 1977-1982. Also included in...
Dates: 1916 - 2009

Upper Peninsula Building and Construction Trades Council records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-038
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the recent history of the Upper Peninsula Building and Construction Trades, from 1973 until 1996. The collection includes correspondence, reference material, publicity materials, agendas, minutes, meeting notes, political records, organizing records. Major topics include the Shopko and Econofoods boycotts, Geriatic Care, Labor - Management Council, the prevailing wage, and struggles with non-union shops. The collection provides various information...
Dates: 1973-1996; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1996

Charles H. Varnum papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-076
Scope and Contents Note The collection is comprised of political papers and office materials created by Charles H. Varnum and office staff during his time in the Michigan House of Representatives. These papers include correspondence, reports, financial materials, questionnaires, news clippings and advertisements, photographs, plaques, indices, film reels, audio cassettes, speeches, project files, campaign materials, and publications from 1964-1988. These papers document his work as a Michigan Representative and as a...
Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1984

John D. Voelker papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-039
Scope and Contents Note The John D. Voelker papers document Voelker's life, his career as a lawyer, prosecuting attorney of Marquette County, and associate justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, and his activities as a writer and trout fisherman. The legal case files shed light on economic and social conditions in Marquette County during the 1930s and 1940s. The published and unpublished manuscripts document Voelker’s development as a writer and the effort he put into crafting his works. The correspondence covers a...
Dates: 1871 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990

Dwight B. Waldo papers

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Identifier: MSS-321
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of photocopies of portions of the Dwight B. Waldo Papers held by Western Michigan University. It documents his time spent as the first principal of Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University). It includes correspondence and letters of reference which cover the 1899-1904 period which Waldo spent at Northern. Also included are a 1939 obituary and eulogy for Waldo.

Processed April 1995
Dates: 1899 - 1939

Charles J. Westen papers

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-070
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Westen's years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection also includes photographs of Westen and the Marquette area that date to the 1950s. Also included is the "Sixth Grade Reporter," a student newspaper for J.D. Pierce School. Photographs document Westen's J.D. Pierce School class, his professional teaching career, family fishing and camping trips, and cross-country ski trips. The...
Dates: 1948 - 1960

Winthrop Iron Company records

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-348
Scope and Contents This collection consists of business correspondence of the Winthrop Iron Company. This correspondence is in the form of letters and Western Union telegraphs. The materials cover the time span of August 1899 to October 22, 1901, the time period covering the take over of Winthrop Mine by National Steel. Correspondents are: Winthrop Iron Company, Oliver Iron Mining Company, I. B. Davis and Son, Manufacturers, Chapin Mining Company, M. A. Hanna and Company, and F. Braastad and Company.
Dates: 1899-08 - 1901-10-22

Women's campaign file collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-007
Scope and Contents note This collection contains campaign material for various female candidates for regional and state political office between 1972 and 1995. The candidates represent both the Democratic and Republican parties. The material consists of campaign fliers, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and informational flyers. The more substantive files also contain contact information and donor information.
Dates: 1972 - 1995

Women's Center records

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Identifier: MSS-384
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

Zonta Club records

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Identifier: MSS-006
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the correspondence, financial records, committee records, audit reports, meeting minutes, and agendas, newsletters, and membership records, annual reports, bylaws correspondence, committee records, and International District reports of the Zonta Club in Marquette, Michigan.
Dates: 1983-2004

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