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Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 19-01-03
Identifier: MSS-374
Content Description

This is an artificial collection of postcards relating to Northern Michigan University and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan that have been received at the NMU Archives from various sources.

Dates: 1900 - 1985

Geraldine DeFant papers

 Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Identifier: MSS-027
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a taped oral interview with Geraldine Defant conducted by Jennifer Grondin on March 26, 1990, and includes an interview transcription. Of particular note is the interview's coverage of the 1949 H.W. Gossard Company Garment Workers Strike in Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection also includes copies of a scrapbook and photographs. The collection's materials cover the range between 1946-1990.

Dates: 1946 - 1990

Mather Inn Preservation Society records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-053
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...
Dates: 1984-1987

Jennie Eline Olson diary

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-298
Scope and Contents note The Jennie Eline Olson diary is a daily diary written during the years 1905-1907 and appears to be a daily log of events in her life. At the time of writing, Jennie would have been between 17 and 19 years old. In the diary she lists the names and birthdates of her parents and people who appear to be her siblings.Her father is identified as Johan Oluf Olson, born March 28, 1856, with no place of birth given. Her mother is identified as Eli and shows a birthdate of January 5,...
Dates: 1905 - 1907

ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE

This is your guide to our historical collections of personal papers, organizational records, and manuscripts. Our collections cover such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region. Search by Keyword, Name, Title, Subject, or Collecting Areas. The finding aids for our collections will give you an overview of the contents and information on where they are located.


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