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Bernice M. Bal scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Identifier: MSS-216
Content Description

This scrapbook created by Bernice M. Bal was donated to the Archives by NMU Professor Russell Magnaghi. It documents her time spent at Northern State Teachers College. The scrapbook includes class schedules, news articles on events on campus and in the community, programs, miscellaneous articles, letters/invitations, and graduating class roster listings.

Dates: 1925 - 1934

Robert M. Bordeau papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-009
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains Northern Michigan University memorabilia collected by Robert M. Bordeau while a student at the school and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the NMU Development Fund. The collection contains contains mostly correspondence, including Bordeau's criticism of the Northern Michigan University administration's decision to close the Department of Music's string program. Responses from Robert Glenn, President Jamrich, and Elda Tate are also included. The collection...
Dates: 1955 - 1982

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

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

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

Laverne Simonen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-218
Content Description

This scrapbook collection by Laverne Simonen was given to the archives by the university. Documents include cards, pamphlets, pictures, paper art projects, reading materials, letters, and Delta Sigma Nu newspaper articles.

Dates: 1948 - 1957

Josephine Hurst Schils scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-255
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.

Dates: 1948-1998

Theodore F. Fryfogle scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-217
Content Description

This collection of scrapbook materials by Theodore F. Fryfogle was given to the archives by his daughter Mary Ellen Eckler. This collection covers Fryfogle's time as a music student at Northern State Normal School. The documents included are programs/bulletins, newspaper articles, a personal music score, letters/correspondence, advertisements, and photography.

Dates: 1922 - 1926

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

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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