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Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Scope and Contents Note Dennis Staffne and Diane Kordich, of the Department of Art and Design at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan, conducted this interview with renowned landscape photographer Ansel Adams in 1981. Questions deal with Adams' methodology as a photographer. The collection's materials include a list of questions asked and copies of the interview on cassette and CD-R.
Collection — Box: 23-01-05
Content Description This collection documents Boyum's business and travel activities. Records include correspondence, publications, travel memorabilia and documents, financial material, photographs, calendars, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1922 - 1999
Scope and Contents note This collection comprises the reference file of Lew Allen Chase, chair of the History Department at Northern from 1919 to 1944. Although blind, Chase possessed almost total mental recall and engaged his students to read to him from newspapers and other publications on a regular basis. The file covers a wide variety of subjects including agriculture, banking, Native Americans, the Civil War, occasional student term papers, the Upper Peninsula, and much miscellany.
Processed July 1994.
Processed July 1994.
Dates: 1915 - 1935
Collection — Box: 31-05-04
Scope and Content This collection contains the papers of Donald F. Dreisbach, a Northern Michigan University Professor of Philosophy. His papers include manuscripts and drafts of articles he has written (most of which are concentrated on the works of Paul Tillich), his dissertation work, and his faculty evaluation forms. The materials range from the years 1969 to 1998.
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains class and lecture notes for couses taught by Dr. Jack Greising primarily in United States history and the Reformation, with particular emphasis on Martin Luther. The collection also includes Greising's dissertation, "The Status of Confessional Conservatism: Background and Issues in the Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod (1972)." The collection also contains records of the Northern Michigan University School of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council, including department...
Scope and Contents note The collection contains the papers of Miriam Hilton. The collection includes drafts, notes, news clippings, alumni questionnaires, and transcriptions of faculty interviews (Meyland, Hedgecock, Wahtera, and O'Dell) relating to her book Northern Michigan University: The First 75 Years. Also included are records relating to Church Women United of Marquette and writings of Hilton's father, Dr. John Elder.
Processed March 1995
Processed March 1995
Dates: 1949 - 1975
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the service files of Northern Michigan University history professor Gene D. L. Jones. It contains the records (1968-1979) of the Upper Great Lakes Teacher Education Council, the 1984 report of the Task Force on Liberal Education Requirements, and the constitution and minutes (1970) of the Upper Peninsula Regional Council for the Social Sciences. Also in the collection are syllabi for Jones's courses, some of his research notes, and documentation of the Robert F....
Collection — Box: 02-07-03
Scope and Contents These files contain research documents by Judith DeMark, a former Northern Michigan University history professor, on the history of Marquette. Topics include mining, immigration, Finnish folklore, and tuberculosis.
Dates: 1848 - 1998
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: 25-03-05
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of handwritten research notes compiled by and personal papers collected by Dr. Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier between 1960 and 1992. Dr. Maier's research involved the immigration history of French-Canadians to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a paper titled "The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century," delivered at the 1980 Great Lakes History Conference. Dr. Maier's personal papers document his...
Dates: 1960 - 1992
Scope and Content Note The bulk of the collection documents the efforts of Alexander Few Maitland and John Maitland to manage the Maitland Mine. The Maitland Mine was located in Marquette County, Michigan, near the town of Palmer and the present day Tilden Mine (Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company). Following the elder Maitland’s death and 1929, Alexander Few managed the lease of the mine to the Pickands Mather Mining Company. His son John continued to manage the lease after his death. This lease continued until...
Dates: 1880-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1960
Collection — Box: 04-05-04
Scope and Contents note The collection contains documents related to both O'Dell's personal life and his professional life, including correspondence, event and committee files, photographs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and publications. There is also a file of correspondence and other material related to Lavinia Spindler, who worked at Western Michigan University. While there is nothing to indicate exactly why O'Dell had Spindler's materials, he does refer to an Aunt Lavinia in some of his personal...
Dates: 1896 - 1997
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
Collection — Box: 23-03-06
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, course materials (from courses that Robyns took and courses that he taught), professional materials, copies of journal articles about archival topics, and applications for promotion. With the exception of two folders (one of personal newspaper articles and one of correspondence with former student assistants at the Northern Michigan University Archives), the entire collection deals with Robyns' career as an archivist.
Dates: 1988 - 2014
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
Processed April 1995
Dates: 1899 - 1939
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: History. X
- College teachers. 12
- History. 12
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 12
- College teaching. 10
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 10
- Correspondence. 6
- Articles. 5
- Marquette (Mich.). 4
- Publications (document genre). 4
- Research notes. 4
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 4
- Clippings (information artifacts). 3
- Manuscripts (document genre). 3
- Photographs. 3
- Audiocassettes. 2
- Bylaws (administrative records) 2
- Doctoral dissertations. 2
- Emigration and immigration. 2
- Financial records. 2
- Finnish Americans. 2 ∧ less
- Northern Michigan University 11
- Northern Michigan University. Department of History 3
- McClellan, Robert F. 2
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 2
- Northern Michigan College. 2
- Northern Michigan University. Faculty Council 2
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 2
- Adams, Ansel 1
- American Association of University Professors. Northern Michigan University Chapter 1
- Boyum, Burton H. 1
- Chase, Lew Allen 1
- Church Women United of Marquette 1
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 1
- Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum 1
- DeMark, Judith Boyce 1
- Dreisbach, Donald F. 1
- Elder, John 1
- Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and Other States 1
- Greising, Jack H. 1
- Hilton, Miriam 1 ∧ less
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