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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

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

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

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

Industrial Arts Club records

 Collection — Box: 15-05-01
Identifier: MSS-147
Scope and Contents Note

This collection documents the activities of the Industrial Arts Club (sometimes called the Industrial Education Club), particularly the construction of a float for the homecoming parade and selection of a club emblem. The collection ranges in date from 1958-1967 and includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and photographs.

Dates: 1958-1967

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

Elmer Moisio papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-097
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents the professional and academic career of Elmer Moisio, retired professor of Nursing at Northern Michigan University (NMU). It also provides significant documentation of the historical development of the School of Nursing. The collection contains speeches, professional and student research papers, School of Nursing accreditation material, videos, photographs, and general correspondence from 1966 to 1999.

Dates: 1966 - 1999

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

Russell Thorburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the unpublished and published manuscripts and correspondence of Russell Thorburn from 1977-2013. The collection also includes audio CDs of Thorburn's poems and plays and photographs from a book signing. Of particular note to the researcher are the published and unpublished manuscripts of Thornburn’s literary work. The collection contains numerous drafts of edited poetry, manuscripts, plays, and the beginnings of Thorburn’s works of art. Series...
Dates: 1977-2013

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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