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Michigan AFSCME-AFL/CIO Councils 7, 11, and 25 records

Identifier: MSS-158
Scope and Contents note This collection documents eight years, between 1971 and 1978, of Michigan AFSCME-AFL/CIO Councils #7, 11, and 25 records. The collection includes: correspondence to and from Joseph Healy, union president at the time; grievances; promotion demands; union member demands and management proposals; amendments and resolutions; Michigan university agreement books; local and council minutes and bylaws; council constitution; convention proceedings; authorization for union dues; seniority lists;...
Dates: 1971 - 1978

ALLIES / OUTlook records

 Collection — Box: 08-03-04
Identifier: MSS-112
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender students and faculty at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan as a part of two campus organizations: OUTlook and ALLIES. OUTLook was a student group with faculty advisors, while ALLIES is primarily a faculty and staff organization that is open to students.The OUTlook materials include agendas, minutes, brochures, mailing and membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1993-2016; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2003

Aurora newsletter records

 Collection — Box: 06-02-02
Identifier: MSS-005
Scope and Contents note

This collection features a newsletter focused on providing items of interest regarding and a vehicle for reaching out to lesbians and gays in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Materials consist both of local news items and news digests taken from a variety of national newspapers and magazines. The newsletter is published in Marquette, Michigan by Francine Malindzak and Mary Denilauler.

Dates: 1990 - 1996

Jeannette S. Bowden papers

 Collection — Box: 26-03-05
Identifier: MSS-095
Scope and Contents note This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs that document Jeannette Bowden's receipt of the Northern Michigan University (NMU) Distinguished Alumni Award (1971) and her retirement in 1980. Most of the correspondence is laudatory and congratulatory in content and tone. The collection contains very little substantive material documenting her career at NMU. The collection also contains a transcript of a speech given by Bowden in 1965 that summarizes her work...
Dates: 1936 - 2005

Cambium Club records

Identifier: MSS-338
Scope and Contents note Collection documents the activities of the Cambium Club, a student organization for those majoring, minoring, or interested in the field of biology, or students engaged in social activities and educational programs in biology. The collection includes financial records, constitution, by-laws, brochures and flyers, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, club meeting minutes (1948-1955). Also includes club newsletters and the Junior Academy News, a publication of the Junior...
Dates: 1938 - 1975

James L. Carter papers

 Collection — Box: 05-02-01
Identifier: MSS-360
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: 1968 - 2000

Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing records

Identifier: MSS-096
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,...
Dates: 1986-1993

Cliffs Dow Company records

 Collection — Box: 06-01-06
Identifier: MSS-008
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the scattered records of R. Wesley Jenner, long-time employee and president (1960-1968) of the Cliffs Dow Chemical Company of Marquette, Michigan. The records primarily relate to the company which manufactured charcoal and was the largest and sophisticated wood distillation plant in the world from 1940-1968. The records include company technical reports for 1935-1950, news clippings and press releases, addresses and articles written and presented by Jenner on the...
Dates: 1934 - 1984

Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspapers

 Collection — Box: 15-04-02
Identifier: MSS-266
Scope and Contents

This collection, MSS-266, Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspaper, consists of printed copies of The Nishnawbe News which was published at Northern Michigan University from July 1971 through October 1983. The editions maintained in this collection run from 1971 through 1982 and is not all inclusive.

Dates: 1971-1982

Helen and Ebba Eklund papers

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-300
Scope and Contents note

This manuscript collection contains the memorabilia of Helen and Ebba Eklund and their time at Northern, spanning from 1925 until 1941. It is comprised mainly of documents and papers for Sorority events, Rush day and other college-related social events. The collection also contains lists of the college courses and copies of Northern newspapers from 1925-27 and 1934-38.

Dates: 1925-1941; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1938

Escanaba Daily Mirror newspapers

Identifier: EPL-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains issues of the Escanaba Daily Mirror from January 2, 1906 to its last issue on June 28, 1924. There are many missing issues: 1906-09-01 to 1910-03-14 (inclusive), January to October 1912 (inclusive), and July to December 1916 (inclusive).

Dates: 1906 - 1924

Escanaba Morning Press and Escanaba Daily Press newspapers

Identifier: EPL-003
Scope and Contents This collection contains issues of the Escanaba Morning Press and Escanaba Daily Press from March 23, 1909 to December 31, 1951. The paper initially did not publish an edition on Mondays. Starting in October 1947, they changed their day off from Mondays to Sundays. There are many missing issues. Below is a complete list. In some cases, the "missing" issues are from the day of or the day after a holiday. They are listed for the sake of completeness, but an issue may simply not...
Dates: 1909 - 1951

Escanaba Tribune and Iron Port newspapers

Identifier: EPL-001
Scope and Contents This collection includes issues from December 1869 to July 1910. There are many missing issues: -Escanaba Tribune: 1871-01-07, 1871-01-14, 1871-02-11, 1871-12-02, 1871-12-09, 1872-12-07, 1873-02-01, 1873-11-08, 1873-11-15, 1873-11-22, 1873-11-29, 1873-12-06, 1873-12-13, 1873-12-20, 1874-08-08, 1874-11-21, 1874-11-28, 1874-12-05, 1874-12-12, 1876-12-09, 1876-12-16, 1876-12-23, 1876-12-30, 1877-01-06, 1877-01-13, 1877-01-20, 1877-01-27, 1877-02-03, 1877-06-30, 1877-11-03...
Dates: 1869 - 1910

Pat Gagliardi papers

Identifier: MSS-060
Scope and Content Note This collection documents Pat Gagliardi’s political career in the Michigan House of Representatives. The collection includes, but is not limited to, newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, petitions, laws, bills, personal notes, grant applications, blue prints, maps, reports and studies, meeting minutes, and photographs. The collection is only partially processed and currently arranged into one record series: Project Files. Among the most significant subjects of interest to the...
Dates: 1981 - 1998

Grand Marais Gazette newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-001
Scope and Contents

The collection has almost the full run of the newspaper from August 30, 1994 to August 15, 2013. It is missing the first March 2007 issue, the second March 2009 issue, the second June 2012 issue, the first November 2012 issue, and the second December 2012 issue.

Dates: 1994 - 2013

Grand Marais Herald newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-003
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of fragments of a single issue of the Grand Marais Herald from approximately March 6-12, 1904.

Dates: 1904-03

Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the full run of the first Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review from 1971 to 1994. It also includes the new Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review from 2013 to 2022.A few issues from the 1971 to 1994 run are missing. They are: Volume 3, Number 5 (early May 1973); Volume 8, Number 22 (early January 1979); Volume 8, Number 23 (late January 1979); Volume 8, Number 24 (early February 1979); Volume 11, Number 12 (late August 1981); Volume 16,...
Dates: 1971 - 2022

Hargrave and Hill General Store records

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-148
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of an inventory book of the Hargrave and Hill General Store's stock in 1900. Information includes items sold and their costs. The collection also includes provenancial information from the donor, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of the store.

Dates: 1900

Ishpeming Iron Ore newspaper

Identifier: IAHS-001
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single issue of the Ishpeming Iron Ore newspaper from January 1, 1889.

Dates: 1889-01-01

Ishpeming Ski Club records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-254
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.

Dates: 1904-1948

Janzen House records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-252
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.

Dates: 1983-1985

Judith Burrows Petersen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-283
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials contained within a looseleaf binder scrapbook donated to the Archives. Materials to be found within this collection are:Pierce Journal (Summer 1948) The Pierce Journal was established to give college students and teachers who did not have the opportunity to visit the Training School a look at the type of work that was done by each grade. It also served to show students in other classrooms within the school what the other...
Dates: 1943 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1953

K.I. Sawyer Support Group records

Identifier: MSS-062
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

Elizabeth Browne Beard Losey papers

Identifier: MSS-004
Scope and Contents note This collection is essentially a reference file of technical reports, popular journal articles, newspaper clippings, government documents, and miscellaneous publications relating to birds and mammals, many of which are indigenous to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The file was compiled by Elizabeth Browne Beard Losey, a biologist and ornithologist. The bulk of the materials relate to birds and the focus of the entire collection is on wildlife management. In addition, the...
Dates: 1897 - 2004

Manistique Courier newspapers

Identifier: MSPL-002
Scope and Contents

This collection contains issues of the Manistique Courier from December 25, 1896 to November 24, 1899. Within this time frame, it is missing Volume 3, Number 22, 1899-05-19.

Dates: 1896 - 1899

Manistique Pioneer-Tribune newspapers

Identifier: MSPL-001
Scope and Contents The digital collection contains issues from 1888 to 2020. There are many missing issues within this span:Tri-Weekly Pioneer • Volume 4, Number 766 (likely 1888-09-17) • Volume 4-5, Numbers 788-957 (early November 1888 to early December 1889) • Volume 5-13, Numbers 959-1328 (mid-December 1889 to early May 1892) • Volume 13, Numbers 1330-1331 (mid-May 1892) Semi-Weekly Pioneer • Volume 13, Number 1355 (likely 1892-07-15) • Volume 13, Number 1381-1382 (mid-October 1892) • Volume 14,...
Dates: 1985 - 2003

Manistique Saturday and Sunday Morning Star newspapers

Identifier: MSPL-003
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a relatively complete run of the Sunday Morning Star from October 1890 to June 1891 and one issue of the Saturday Morning Star from 1893. The quality of the original microfilm was poor, and there are frequently ripped pages and missing chunks of the paper.

Dates: 1890 - 1893

Marquette General Hospital records

Identifier: MSS-090
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes a variety of material that documents the history of St. Luke's/Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Michigan dating from 1890 to 1997. The collection also documents the history of health, health care, and the medical profession in Marquette County for much of the twentieth century. Records include staff meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, various publications, annual reports, memorabilia, brochures, and mounted...
Dates: 1890-1997

Marquette Mining Journal newspapers

Identifier: PWPL-001
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of microfilm copies of the Marquette Mining Journal from 1868 to the present. As of November 2022, 1868 to 1955 are digitized and available online.

Dates: 1868

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This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on 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.

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