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Beta Omega Tau records

 Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Identifier: MSS-121
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of Beta Omega Tau, a sorority on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial materials, photographs, and meeting minutes. Photographs are of a class reunion in the late 1980s and of a dinner in Lee Hall in the 1950s. The minutes of meetings are the most important component of the collection and include the constitution, pledge riturals, some lists of members, and regular lists of officers....
Dates: 1929-1989; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1948

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

Lynn H. Halverson papers

 Collection — Box: 08-05-02
Identifier: MSS-144
Scope and Contents note This collection contains materials from Lynn Halverson's personal and professional life. The largest portion of the collection is his publications, followed by syllabi for several courses. There are also personal and childhood pictures as well as such personal items as his wedding certificate. The single folder of correspondence contains some letters related to his position as Lake Independence Campers' Association President, which including writing a letter to and briefly meeting Henry...
Dates: 1953-1970

Edgar L. Harden papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-077
Scope and Contents note The collection documents Dr. Edgar L. Harden's tenure as president of Northern Michigan College beginning in 1956 through 1967, then under the name Northern Michigan University. The most significant component of the collection is a complete set of speeches delivered during and after his presidency. Also included is a selection of handwritten notes, particularly of a trip to Germany. Records include photographs, calendars, programs, correspondence, proclamations, and honorary degrees. The...
Dates: 1935 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1967

Earl Hilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-320
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of Dr. Earl Hilton, formerly a professor of English at Northern Michigan University. It consists of syllabi, lecture notes, and handouts relating to a variety of English courses taught by Hilton while at Northern. The collection also contains Hilton's writings, presentations, and publications, which largely focus on American literature as do his course materials. Also included is a student term paper on music at Northern and correspondence and course...
Dates: 1947 - 1990

John X. Jamrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-315
Scope and Contents note Correspondence, speeches, reports, and publications of John X. Jamrich, Northern Michigan University president from 1968 to 1983.The bulk of the collection consists of publications and reports relating to higher education for which Jamrich had some responsibility. Several of the reports were the result of work conducted by the Survey of Higher Education in Michigan prepared for the Michigan Legislative Study Committee on Higher Education.There are also working copies...
Dates: 1957 - 1994

John D. Pierce School memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Identifier: MSS-375

Sylvia Kinnunen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents Note

This collection represents a partial documentation of the personal and professional life of Dr. Sylvia Kinnunen, who spent the majority of her career as a professor in the Department of Education at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a scattering of personal photographs, correspondence, and teaching materials. The collection's materials range in date from 1920 to 2005.

Dates: 1920-2005

Michigan Student Education Association scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-333
Scope and Contents note

The scrapbook contains booklets and pamphlets relating to teaching as a career, greeting cards, certificates, correspondence, newsletters, programs, photographs and newsclippings relating to the Michigan Student Education Association and to the Don Bottum Chapter of Future Teachers of America.

Dates: 1952 - 1967

Northern Michigan University Women records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-239
Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes constitutions, agendas, correspondence, membership lists and directories, minutes, newsletters, and financial materials including treasurers reports.

Dates: 1926 - 2007

Lewis Peters papers

 Collection — Box: 25-04-06
Identifier: MSS-314
Scope and Contents note

The collection includes scattered minutes of the Biology Department; correspondence largely relating to Peters' research on the fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum; materials regarding attempts to establish an Institute for Indian Education at Northern; materials of and relating to Luther West, a former Biology faculty member at Northern best known for his research on the housefly; and a publication written by Peters on preveterinary curricular opportunities at Northern.

Dates: 1961 - 1991

Pi Omega Pi records

 Collection — Box: 08-06-03
Identifier: MSS-344
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the Northern Michigan University chapter of Pi Omega Pi as well as records created by the national organization from the opening of the chapter in 1967 to 2006. It includes bylaws, certificates, correspondence, records of events, a history of the fraternity, meeting minutes, photographs, reports to the national organization, and pamphlets about the fraternity. Of particular interest to researchers is a scrapbook documenting the activities of the...
Dates: 1967 - 2006

Forest Roberts papers

 Collection
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

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ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE

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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