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Collection — Box: 02-07-04
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
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 also...
Dates: 1955 - 1982
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
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
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
Collection — Box: 09-05-03
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
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains the scrapbook of Frances Hallfrisch. The materials are from 1924-1925 and showcase the people, events, and activities from Frances' time at Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The scrapbook was disassembled for preservation purposes, but there are photographs of the scrapbook before it was disassembled and photocopies of the pages before being disasembled. The pages contain: an index with various peoples' names;...
Dates: 1924 - 1925
Collection — Box: 02-07-06
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
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
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.
Collection — Box: 02-07-06
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
Scope and Contents note The collection is composed primarily of research materials collected by Julia K. Tibbitts for use in her case against the expansion of the Upper Peninsula Generating Company’s power plant in Marquette, Michigan. The materials include court documents highlighting the accomplishments of Superior Public Rights, Inc. and their fight to protect the environment, correspondence, newspaper articles, research documents, maps, blueprints, and legal reference documents. The court documents are nearly...
Dates: 1964-1979; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979
Collection — Box: 25-01-02
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
- Marquette (Mich.). 9
- Student activities. 8
- Photographs. 6
- Northern State Normal School period (1899-1927) 5
- Memorabilia. 4
- Programs (documents). 4
- Correspondence. 3
- Articles. 2
- College teaching. 2
- Greek letter societies. 2
- Greeting Cards. 2
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 2
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 2
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 2
- Teachers -- Training of. 2
- Women college students. 2
- Blueprints (reprographic copies). 1
- Bowed stringed instruments. 1 ∧ less
- Northern Michigan University 9
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 5
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 2
- Northern Michigan College. 2
- Bal, Bernice M. 1
- Bordeau, Robert M. 1
- Campbell, Betty 1
- DeFant, Geraldine 1
- Elizabeth Mather 1
- Fryfogle, Theodore F. 1
- Golden Wildcat Club (Marquette, Mich.) 1
- Hallfrisch, Frances 1
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 1
- Michigan. Department of Natural Resources 1
- Northern Michigan University. Board of Trustees 1
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 1
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 1
- Schils, Josephine Hurst 1
- Simonen, Laverne 1
- Superior Public Rights, Inc. 1 ∧ less
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