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4Reels Club records

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-387
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two folders. One is photographs of the club members and their activities. The other is a manual containing a history of the club and summaries of their activities. It documents the activities of Digital Cinema majors and those interested in film at Northern Michigan University in the 2010s.

Dates: 2014

Bookbinders Cafe photographs

 Collection — Box: 07-01-05
Identifier: MSS-162
Scope and Contents Note

This collection is composed of ten photo albums filled with photographs of students and staff of Bookbinders Cafe, located in the basement of the Harden Learning Resources Center. The photographs were taken between 1980 and 1993. The collection also includes news clippings, awards, letters, cards, and a biography of Maggie Britton, the cafe manager.

Dates: 1980 - 1993

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

Gildo Canale sports memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-034
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists mainly of Northern Michigan University basketball and football game programs; photographs of teams, athletic activities, and coaches; and news articles related to NMU sports from 1928 to 1992. The collection also includes a football program from 1992.

Dates: 1928-1992

Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University records

 Collection — Box: 15-03-01
Identifier: MSS-146
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents the activities of the Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial records, and photographs. Materials date from 2000 to 2003.

Dates: 2000 - 2003

Future Teachers of America Workshop photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-043
Scope and Contents Note

This collection is comprised of several photographs depicting students and faculty from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan attending a workshop sponsored by the Future Teachers of America. The photographs are not labeled with identifying information.

Dates: 1964

Golden Wildcat Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-045
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents the activities of the Golden Wildcat Club, a booster organization for Northern Michigan University Athletics in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reunion information, the tenth annual hockey reunion (1986), and photographs (prints and negatives). Materials in the collection are dated from 1982 to 1990.

Dates: 1982 - 1990

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

John X. Jamrich and June Jamrich Dinner photographs

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-262
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs taken at the dinner for John X. and June Jamrich in July 2012 and July 2013 in Marquette, Michigan.

Dates: 2012-2013

John X. Jamrich photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-100
Scope and Contents note

This collection of photographs documents some of former Northern Michigan University President John X. Jamrich's official duties on campus. Of particular note are the images of the Physical Education and Instructional Facility (PEIF) ground-breaking and Kaye House (the official residence of the President) receptions. The photographs date from 1968 to 1983.

Dates: 1968 - 1983

John D. Pierce School memorabilia

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

Kappa Phi Chi records

 Collection — Container: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-083
Scope and Contents note

This collection mainly documents the Kappa Phi Chi sorority's reunion in 1999. Records include photographs, a history of the sorority (1961-1969), and various publications.

Dates: 1960 - 1999

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

Ellwood Mattson photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-073
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains photographs of Ellwood Mattson and his role with the School of Banking at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan during the early 1980s.

Dates: 1982

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 Centennial Book photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-080
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains various photographs used in the publication of Northern Michigan University's commemorative centennial book. Important subjects include the Honor All Children Pow-Pow. The photographs are from 1998.

Dates: 1998

Northern Michigan University Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Citizenship Awards records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-279
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised with the recognitions and awards that have been presented to the accomplished Alumni and Faculty of Northern Michigan University and The NMU President's Award for Distinguished Citizenship. The items in this collection displays the university’s recognition of those Alumni, Faculty, and Community Members who have shown great achievement in their profession and society. The Distinguished Alumni Awards in this collection range from 1960-1986. Photographs and...
Dates: 1960-1987

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

Tom Peters sports memorabilia

 Collection
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

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

Theta Omicron Rho records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-257
Content Description

This small collection of records from the Theta Omicron Rho Fraternity was donated by Dennis Cieslinski, who tried to reorganize the fraternity. It contains a photograph of the Theta Omicron Rho house in 1978 as well as a copy of the rules and regulations of the house from 1927-1928.

Dates: 1927 - 1978

George Tomasi papers

 Collection — Box: 08-05-04
Identifier: MSS-170
Scope and Content

This collection contains the memorabilia of George W. Tomasi. It includes photographs, papers, and articles relating to the "Barracks Boys," as well as Northern Michigan University athletics. Also included are family photographs and Hermansville High School memorabillia including a basketball program and class picture from 1952.

Dates: 1951 - 2004

Margaret Whitman papers

 Collection — Box: 25-01-02
Identifier: MSS-048
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.

Dates: 1948 - 1993

Phyllis Wong papers

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-299
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, newsclippings, and memorabilia of various events that Phyllis Wong participated in while at Northern Michigan University. The photograph file contains pictures of various events to include:Izzo-Mariucci Golf Classic (July 1, 2005) with 2 photos of Les and Phyllis Wong with Tom Izzo and Steve Mariucci University Garden Club (December 2005) Phyllis Wong with USOEC athelete William Farley (August 26, 2005) NMU Mascot Wildcat Willy...
Dates: 2004 - 2012

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.


These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.


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