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Collection — Box: 26-04-01
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
Scope and Contents This collection includes various administrative and financial records and reports, as well as publications and bulletins, photographs, and correspondence, and ranges in date from 1870 to about the year 2000. The early records of the church are mostly in the older ledgers and journals and are in Swedish through about 1928-1929, although some groups, like the youth group and Young Ladies Sewing Circle, changed to English at an earlier date. The records from the later years are a combination of...
Dates: 1800 - 2000
Collection — Box: 07-01-05
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
Collection — Box: 26-03-05
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
Collection — Box: 23-01-05
Content Description This collection documents Boyum's business and travel activities. Records include correspondence, publications, travel memorabilia and documents, financial material, photographs, calendars, and newsclippings.
Dates: 1922 - 1999
Collection — Box: 08-02-04
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains letters to and from Marquette, Michigan native Muriel Bunker, written while she served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. Most of the correspondence is from Muriel to her parents. Other correspondence includes letters from Muriel to her sister, from Muriel to her Aunt Min and Uncle Ed Anderson, from her brother Earl to Muriel, and from the soldiers to their mother. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1942 and 1945. The collection includes a few...
Dates: 1942 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945
Collection — Box: 09-05-03
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 1920...
Dates: 1917 to 1921
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Raymond F. Clevenger, Democratic Congressman from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, from 1965-1967. The correspondence and other materials relate to Mr. Clevenger’s personal, political, and professional life as a lawyer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In addition to Democratic politics, congressional affairs, and the 1956 Democratic Convention, there is material relating to the Michigan State Police Red Squad, the proposal and establishment of...
Dates: 1953 - 2000
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, photographs, and audio visual records of Sam M. Cohodas, documenting his life and accomplishments from World War I when he served in the United States Army until his death at the age of 92. These materials, dating from 1903 to 1988, primarily relate to Cohodas’ latter years--in particular, celebrations in Cohodas' honor as a prominent force in Upper Peninsula banking and philanthropy both locally and internationally.The bulk of the collection was...
Dates: 1903 - 1988
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the political career of former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld as the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan from 1991 to 1998. The collection also contains material from Lt. Gov. Binsfeld's political career as a county commissioner, state representative, and state senator. However, the bulk of the collection covers the period from 1991 to 1998. Subjects of particular note include Lt. Gov. Binsfeld's work on "culture war" issues, child welfare and adoption, and domestic...
Dates: 1989 - 1998
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.
Collection — Box: 15-03-01
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection documents the long history of the Delta Kappa Gamma, Delta Chapter, Society. DKG is a professional organization of women educators. Members must have at least five years experience in education. The national society began in 1929 and the Delta Chapter was established at the Northland Hotel in Marquette in 1939. The officers include president, vice president, recording secretary, corresponding secretary, treasurer, and historian. The society works on legislation, education...
Dates: 1938 - 2000
Collection — Box: 09-01-04
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
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the Economic Club of Marquette County's Board of Directors' Meetings and includes minutes and agendas. It also includes information on monthly dinner meetings. The collection has been arranged into 6 series: Series 1: Finances, Series 2: Governance, Series 3: Membership, Series 4: Dinner Meetings, Series 5: Correspondence, and Series 6: General Club Information.
Dates: 1996 - 2010
Scope and Contents note The records of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan consist of materials that document the history of Diocese. The collection is contained within 20 cubic foot sized boxes, three smaller boxes, and one drawer in oversized item storage. The collection is organized into eight record series: Diocesan Conventions, Diocesan Women’s Groups, Executive Affairs of the Diocese, General Committees, Correspondence, History of the Church, Publications, and Audio/Visual/Photographic. The collection...
Dates: 1894 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994
Scope and Content Note This collection documents Pat Gagliardi’s political career in the Michigan House of Representatives. The collection includes, but is not limited to, newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, petitions, laws, bills, personal notes, grant applications, blue prints, maps, reports and studies, meeting minutes, and photographs. The collection is only partially processed and currently arranged into one record series: Project Files. Among the most significant subjects of interest to the...
Dates: 1981 - 1998
Collection — Box: 06-01-03
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
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
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of a set of (Joseph) Warren Green's grade reports. The collection also includes two photographs of the J.D. Pierce School (of Marquette, Michigan) class of 1939 and their reunion in 1989, and a letter written in 1994 regarding the planning of the next class reunion.
Dates: 1927-1994; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1939
Collection — Box: 08-05-01
Content Description This collection consists primarily of memorabilia and correspondence from Henry Jacobson from 1932-1984. Other notable items include photographs and a scrapbook. This collection may be of interest to those researching employees of the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company or Bethany Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.
Dates: 1932 - 1984
Collection — Box: 15-05-01
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.
Collection — Box: 21-02-02
Content Description This material was received in 1 banker box that contained 4 legal-size expanding wallets. The markings on the wallets were: “W31948 Frank Stone-Personal-Iron Duke Mine.” Inside of one was a pocket file with “Frank B. Stone from Bigelow the last gasp I’m sure” written on it. These wallets contained correspondence, large manila envelopes, stock options, proxy certificates, meeting minutes, financial reports, tax records, documents pertaining to the purchase and selling of the mine....
Dates: 1867 - 1962
Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Dates: 1920 - 1971
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, financial reports, correspondence, event programs and schedules, meeting minutes, math placement scores, problem sets, Seaborg Summer Academy participant personal information, and evaluations. The items included document the activities of the AAUP, the Summer Institute for the Arts and Sciences, Seaborg Summer Science Academy, Visiting Lecturer Series Program, and Math Department Records. The collection also includes published works of Dr. Kiltinen....
Dates: 1968-1993; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1990
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.
Scope and Contents MSS-398 consists of the personal papers of Jon "Jack" LaSalle from the 1980s and 1990s. They include papers from his time on the Marquette County Labor Council, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Marquette County Democratic Party and more.
Dates: 1986 - 2000
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes a variety of material that documents the history of St. Luke's/Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Michigan dating from 1890 to 1997. The collection also documents the history of health, health care, and the medical profession in Marquette County for much of the twentieth century. Records include staff meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, various publications, annual reports, memorabilia, brochures, and mounted exhibition...
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history and activities of the West Rotary Club of Marquette, Michigan from 1979 to 2012. The organization’s executive officers created the records in the course of completing their responsibilities. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, photographs, and reports. The collection provides excellent documentation of the annual Seafood Fest, the most significant organizational activity. The collection also documents the Rotary Youth...
Dates: 1979-2012; Majority of material found within 1986 - 2009
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
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
- Marquette (Mich.). 21
- Minutes (administrative records). 14
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 14
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 14
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 12
- Scrapbooks. 11
- Financial records. 10
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 10
- Programs (documents). 10
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 10
- Memorabilia. 9
- College teaching. 8
- Newspapers. 8
- Articles. 7
- College teachers. 7
- Membership lists. 7
- Newsletters. 7
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 7 ∧ less
- English 44
- Multiple languages 3
- Northern Michigan University 17
- Northern Michigan College. 9
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 7
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 6
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 4
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 4
- Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives 3
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 3
- Northern Michigan University. Kaye Hall 3
- Bethany Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) 2
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 2
- Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan 2
- Harden, Edgar L. 2
- Northern Michigan University. Harden Learning Resources Center 2
- Republican Party (Mich.) 2
- Republican Party (Mich.). State Central Committee 2
- Rigby, William H. 2
- United States. Congress. House 2
- AFSCME-AFL/CIO Michigan 1
- Ablewhite, Hayward, Bishop 1 ∧ less
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