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Mazina'igan: A Chronicle of the Lake Superior Ojibwe newspapers

 Collection — Box: 15-02-06
Identifier: MSS-132
Scope and Content

This collection contains the Mazina'igan newspaper and reflects the life of the Ojibwe in the Lake Superior Region.

Dates: 1999-Ongoing

Negaunee Iron Herald newspapers

Identifier: NHS-002
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the entire known extant run of the Negaunee Iron Herald from 1873 to 1968. There are many missing issues.

Dates: 1873 - 1968

Nonesuch News newspapers

Identifier: OCHS-011
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 81 issues of the Nonesuch News from 1964, 1976, and 1978, with the bulk of the issues from 1976 and 1978.

Dates: 1964 - 1978

Richard O'Dell papers

 Collection — Box: 04-05-04
Identifier: MSS-054
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

Ontonagon County Newspaper collection

Identifier: OCHS-012
Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of 39 issues from various newspapers in Ontonagon County, Houghton County, Baraga County, and Marquette County held by the Ontonagon County Historical Society. They range from 1871 to approximately 1995.

Dates: 1871 - 1995

Peace newspaper issue

 Collection — Box: 09-01-06
Identifier: MSS-088
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains one issue of the Peace newspaper published in 1969. This particular issue deals almost entirely with subjects of racism and African American students on campus. A major topic is the elimination of the Job Corps program on Northern Michigan University's campus.

Dates: 1969

Tom Peters sports memorabilia

Identifier: MSS-030
Scope and Contents note This collection contains memorabilia collected by Tom Peters documenting Northern Michigan University (NMU) football, basketball, and ice hockey from 1968 to 1996. The collection consists of various promotional flyers, brochures, and newsletters. Also included are photographs, newspaper clippings, memoranda, programs, and some correspondence. Of particular note is a large collection of season programs for football, basketball, and ice hockey. The photographs depict Peters in...
Dates: 1968-1996

Forest Roberts papers

Identifier: MSS-050
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents some of the highlights of Forest Robert's career at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Topics include the Lydia Olson Library dedication (1950), forensics and debate team program, U.P. Debate League, 1966 speech for a history marker dedication, and a teacher tenure issue. Records include newspaper clippings, Alumni News, programs, photographs, brochure of college songs (1949), correspondence. The collection's materials date from 1917 to...
Dates: 1917 - 1997

Superior Sun newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-006
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three issues of the Superior Sun newspaper from October 1921, November 1927, and December 1927.

Dates: 1921 - 1927

Teenie Weenies scrapbook

Identifier: GMHS-007
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single scrapbook that contains copies of the Teenie Weenies comic strip.

Dates: 1914 - 1970

The Midget Quill Magazine

Identifier: MSS-331
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains numerous volumes of the Midget Quill, a student newspaper for the J.D. Pierce Training School. The quality and scope of content varies from year-to-year. Information covered school activities and also included some short stories and other literary contributions.

Dates: 1916 - 1922

"The Sunday Sun" Newspaper collection

Identifier: MSS-086
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains fifty-two issues of Volume 1 (1977) and seven issues of Volume 2 (1978) of the Sunday Sun newspaper published between 1977 and 1978. Articles cover a wide range of issues and subjects, including local news, politics, education, and culture.

Dates: Publication: 1977-10-02 - 1978-11-12

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

Underground Student Newspapers

 Collection — Box: 07-07-01
Identifier: MSS-434
Content Description

This collection contains copies of various independent student newspapers. The collection does not represent a complete set of each paper. The Director of Student Activities, Carol Huntoon, appears to have collected the papers. The file containing copies of "Peace" and the controversy surrounding the NMU Adinistration's attempt to censor the paper is of particular interest.

Dates: 1967 - 1978

Charles H. Varnum papers

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...
Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1984

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

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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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