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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

Catherine Witting scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-359
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-359, Catherine Witting scrapbook, consists of one green cloth-bound volume with the words “The School Girl’s Memory Book” embossed on the front cover. Catherine Witting was a student at Northern State Normal School and graduated in June 1920 with a degree in home economics. The scrapbook documents various activities and people Ms. Witting was involved with from 1917 to 1921. There is a photograph of the Northern State Normal School 1919-1920 faculty and a copy of the...
Dates: 1917 to 1921

Ruth Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-114
Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of items formerly part of a retirement scrapbook given to Ruth Craig on her retirement from Northern Michigan University in 1963. The collection consists of photographs of campus scenes, student activities, former students, faculty and staff, and images from the retirement dinner. The collection also consists of numerous letters of tribute written to Craig from staff and former students. All materials are dated 1963.

Dates: 1963

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

A Day in the Life: 1999 photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-01-01
Identifier: MSS-367
Content Description

The collection contains both photographs and negatives. All are in good condition.

Dates: 1999-04-28

Geraldine DeFant papers

 Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Identifier: MSS-027
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a taped oral interview with Geraldine Defant conducted by Jennifer Grondin on March 26, 1990, and includes an interview transcription. Of particular note is the interview's coverage of the 1949 H.W. Gossard Company Garment Workers Strike in Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection also includes copies of a scrapbook and photographs. The collection's materials cover the range between 1946-1990.

Dates: 1946 - 1990

Delta Sigma Nu scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-01-04
Identifier: MSS-082
Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of a scrapbook that documents many of Delta Sigma Nu's activities, such as rush, various parties, and ice sculpture. Items mounted in the scrapbook include a large number of photograps, membership lists, and correspondence. The scrapbook dates from 1957 to 1961.

Dates: 1957 - 1961

Elizabeth Mather scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-361
Scope and Contents

The collection was originally a black paperbound scrapbook, containing materials dating from 1923 to 1925. Ms. Mather collected programs of commencements, plays, and concerts. Also included are dance cards, letters of invitation, dance memorabilia, and an assortment of class instructions and teaching guides from Northern State Normal School for Fall 1924 and Spring 1925, and several photographs of of Ms. Mather's friends and classmates.

Dates: 1923 to 1925

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

Luther O. Gant papers

 Collection — Box: 06-01-03
Identifier: MSS-049
Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of memorabilia of Luther Gant's career at Northern Michigan College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The collection is scattered and incomplete. Materials include numerous photographs of Kaye Hall, particularly during winter, and photographs of Luther Gant's retirement celebration. The collection also includes honorary degrees and correspondence from noted Michigan educators. Materials date between 1930 and 1961.

Dates: 1930 - 1961

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 M. Hogan papers

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-069
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains scattered memorabilia, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting the life of John M. Hogan and his wife during and after their time at Northern Michigan College of Education in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a report to the Alumni Advisory Council for alumni association activities in 1939 and Hogan's academic transcript.

Dates: 1920 - 1945

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

John N. Lowe scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a cloth-bound field journal and a bound scrapbook. The field journal is embossed with the title: “Simmons Wood, Biological Survey; By John W. Lowe. June 20, 1930.” The field journal contains a research journal documenting the field work done at Simmons Wood, located in Western Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The journal has information relating to lakes, streams, game animals, birds, and plants that can be found in Simmons Wood. It also...
Dates: 1930 - 1938

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

Kawbawgam Yearbook Photograph file

 Collection — Box: 07-07-01
Identifier: MSS-293
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the original prints of the 1932 Kawbawgam yearbook as well as spare photos also used to create the yearbook.

Dates: 1932

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

Norman "Boots" Kukuk papers

 Collection — Box: 28-01-04
Identifier: MSS-400
Content Description This collection contains three scrapbooks of photographic and paper materials. It consists mostly of photographic material that documents Boots’ career as the Director of Education for the City of Marquette, from about 1944 to 1951, as well as other photographs that depict Boots’ time as both a sports coach and player, from about 1936-1941. The photographs depict various events and sports that he oversaw. Especially notable subjects from the photographs include the Palestra, which was an ice...
Dates: 1936 - 1985

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

W. Douglas McIntosh letter and photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-040
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains five photographs and a letter. Two photographs depict a group of Students' Army Training Corp (SATC) members standing in front of a building in Marquette, Michigan wearing hospital clothing. This image may depict an infirmary for victims of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919. The second group of three photographs are team pictures of the Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) baseball team. The group is standing behind the Kaye Hall...
Dates: 1919-1968; Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

June Metz photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-074
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains three photographs of June Metz and groups that she was associated with while at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette, Michigan, such as the Debate Team and French Club. Also pictured are Dr. Forest Roberts and Professor Evelain E. Archambeault. The photographs were taken in 1942.

Dates: 1942

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

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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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