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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

Judith DeMark papers

 Collection — Box: 02-07-03
Identifier: MSS-205
Scope and Contents

These files contain research documents by Judith DeMark, a former Northern Michigan University history professor, on the history of Marquette. Topics include mining, immigration, Finnish folklore, and tuberculosis.

Dates: 1848 - 1998

Stewart Kingsbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-329
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers, data, audio cassettes and open reel tapes of interviews, and books dealing with place names in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including their origin and folkloric materials dealing with loggers, miners, Finnish-Americans, and Native Americans. The collection contains maps and file cards listing place names of all topographical features including cities, towns, and settlement areas in the Upper Peninsula. It contains copies of papers that describe Dr....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

John Langaas diaries

 Collection — Box: 07-01-04
Identifier: MSS-161
Scope and Contents Note This collection is composed of five hard-bound diaries of John Langaas. The diaries are dated from November 1909 to June 1924, and are written in Norwegian. The collection also includes handwritten translations of nearly all of the first two bound volumes into English, done by Clara Lee Swanson, and Swanson's research materials, including an article from the Norse Civic News article, a 1992 sermon from one Pastor Skrenes of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming (Langaas's church), a Trinity...
Dates: 1899 - 1992

Russell M. Magnaghi papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-317
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University Professor Emeritus of History, known for his broad interest and involvement in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ethnic groups in the U.P. (particularly Italian-Americans), and Northern Michigan University.The...
Dates: 1840 - 1998

Clifford F. Maier papers

 Collection — Box: 25-03-05
Identifier: MSS-175
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of handwritten research notes compiled by and personal papers collected by Dr. Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier between 1960 and 1992. Dr. Maier's research involved the immigration history of French-Canadians to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a paper titled "The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century," delivered at the 1980 Great Lakes History Conference. Dr. Maier's personal papers document his...
Dates: 1960 - 1992

Miriam A. Hilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-319
Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the papers of Miriam Hilton. The collection includes drafts, notes, news clippings, alumni questionnaires, and transcriptions of faculty interviews (Meyland, Hedgecock, Wahtera, and O'Dell) relating to her book Northern Michigan University: The First 75 Years. Also included are records relating to Church Women United of Marquette and writings of Hilton's father, Dr. John Elder.

Processed March 1995

Dates: 1949 - 1975

Tyyne Ostlund papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-256
Scope and Contents

This is a small collection consisting of the papers of Tyyne Ostlund, a graduate of Northern Michigan University. The materials consist of notebooks, sketches, papers, and correspondence, mostly focusing on topics of architecture and art.

Dates: 1948

Bernard C. Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-308
Scope and Contents

This collection, MSS-308: Bernard C. Peters papers, is arranged by subject. The series identified as Research Notes are in numerical order based on the microfilm the notes were taken from.

I. Publications II. Research Notes -- Microfilm III. Research Notes -- Douglass Houghton's 1840 Field Journal IV. Manuscripts V. Photographs VI. Correspondence VII. Maps

Dates: 1722 - 1904

Elyssa Sanner papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-04
Identifier: MSS-343
Scope and Contents These papers consist of evaluations of Elyssa Sanner as well as her evaluations of student interns and co-workers, subject files for projects that she was involved in, and notes for two lectures that she gave. Subject files include meeting minutes and notes for Academic Information Services committees and the Honors Program Board, correspondence and notes regarding Archives metadata and grant applications, notes regarding projects in the library dealing with Digital Commons, Early English...
Dates: 2011 - 2014

SEAFARER Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Submarine Command and Control Communications System records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Department of the Navy's Project ELF program, Seafarer Program, and Project Sanguine (1971-1989). SEAFARER was a Department of the Navy communications system designed to provide highly reliable command and control communications that were principally for use by the Submarine Forces. Series 1 - Correspondence (1977-1989). 1 folder. Arranged in chronological order. This series consists of correspondence relating to the ELF...
Dates: 1971-1989

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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