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Collection — Box: 02-07-05
Scope and Content This collection is composed of the papers of Judith Bailey, who was the president of Northern Michigan University from 1998 to 2003. Her papers are primarily centered around her hiring and include related articles, press releases, and correspondence, dating from 1997 to 2003. Other materials include statistics about NMU enrollment, costs and productivity during her time as president.
Dates: 1997 - 2003
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.
Content Description This collection, MSS-227, Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (CNW) records, documents administrative and rail activity of the CNW’s Peninsula Division from 1890 to 1998. The files are incomplete and the dates covered are not all inclusive. The materials are copies and the location of the original documents are unknown.The administrative activity is represented by timetables and brochures, along with property valuation, tax assessment, and tariff records of the CNW’s...
Dates: 1890 - 1998
Collection — Box: 06-01-06
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the scattered records of R. Wesley Jenner, long-time employee and president (1960-1968) of the Cliffs Dow Chemical Company of Marquette, Michigan. The records primarily relate to the company which manufactured charcoal and was the largest and sophisticated wood distillation plant in the world from 1940-1968. The records include company technical reports for 1935-1950, news clippings and press releases, addresses and articles written and presented by Jenner on the...
Dates: 1934 - 1984
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
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection came to the Archives as an embossed bound scrapbook.This collection contains photographs of the dedication ceremony held on October 16, 1976 for the Ada B. Vielmetti Health Center. There are also newspaper clippings, materials relating to the planning of the event and news releases on the history of the Health Service at Northern Michigan University from 1924-1968. There are also copies of telegrams, Aurelia Hooper's tribute speech for Ada B. Vielmetti, and Mrs....
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: 31-05-04
Scope and Content This collection contains the papers of Donald F. Dreisbach, a Northern Michigan University Professor of Philosophy. His papers include manuscripts and drafts of articles he has written (most of which are concentrated on the works of Paul Tillich), his dissertation work, and his faculty evaluation forms. The materials range from the years 1969 to 1998.
Scope and Contents This collection is maintained in an embossed bound scrapbook and is on display in the Reading Room of the Archives. The scrapbook is embossed with: Visit by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg to Northern Michigan University - April 20-21, 1989. It contains a letter from NMU President James B. Appleberry describing the gift of the scrapbook when it was presented to Dr. Seaborg dated October 30, 1989. It contains photographs of his visit to NMU, news articles, programs, the program for the event dinner "A...
Collection — Box: 02-07-01
Scope and Content This collection includes political science-related articles written by Dr. Elisha Greifer and other materials of which he was the editor or translator.
Dates: 1951 - 1969
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
Processed March 1995
Dates: 1949 - 1975
Collection — Box: 08-06-01
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
Collection — Box: 19-01-03
Scope and Contents The Roland Juchemich memoirs, MSS-336, consists of five series with a total of 8 folders. Series 1: Events -- Biannual Tracy Mine Reunion, 1 folder containing flyers and news articles referencing the reunions.Series 2: News Clippings, 1 folder containing newspaper and newsletter articles relating to the Tracy Mine. The majority of these clippings were taken from the Jones and McLaughlin Ore Company newsletters.Series 3: Memories, 1 folder containing...
Dates: 1951 - 1993
Collection — Box: 02-07-03
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
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
Collection — Box: 07-01-04
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
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of former Northern Michigan University English professor and poet Philip Legler. It includes his published poetry and an unpublished manuscript as well as news articles and miscellaneous materials.
Processed June 1996
Processed June 1996
Dates: 1960 - 1989
Scope and Contents note This collection is essentially a reference file of technical reports, popular journal articles, newspaper clippings, government documents, and miscellaneous publications relating to birds and mammals, many of which are indigenous to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The file was compiled by Elizabeth Browne Beard Losey, a biologist and ornithologist. The bulk of the materials relate to birds and the focus of the entire collection is on wildlife management. In addition, the status...
Dates: 1897 - 2004
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
Scope and Contents Box Inventory prepared by Annika Peterson:Box 1 MMSCN Master Plans Folder 1. Master Plan MMSCN Organization Folder 2. Organizational Documents Folder 3. 501 c3 Documents Folder 4. Bylaws Folder 5. Network Policy Folder 6. Officers History Folder 7. Directors Rosters Folder 8. Meeting Dates Folder 9. Network Committee Structure Folder 10. Consequences of Un-Funding the MMSCN Folder 11. Data Collection MMSCN Executive and Quarterly Meetings Folder 12. History of Network...
Dates: 1994 - 2013
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
Collection — Box: 06-01-01
Scope and Contents note This collection documents Dr. Rudi Prusok's professional career at Northern Michigan University. The bulk of the collection covers the 1980s and includes professional and personal correspondence, flyers, brochures, records of the Foreign Language Teachers Conference, course syllabi, faculty evaluation (1994), a copy of an article Prusok wrote about Thomas Mann, and a sabbatical leave proposal. Some of the personal correspondence discusses scheutzen rifles.
Dates: 1977 - 1994
Collection — Box: 23-03-06
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, course materials (from courses that Robyns took and courses that he taught), professional materials, copies of journal articles about archival topics, and applications for promotion. With the exception of two folders (one of personal newspaper articles and one of correspondence with former student assistants at the Northern Michigan University Archives), the entire collection deals with Robyns' career as an archivist.
Dates: 1988 - 2014
Scope and Content This collection documents Dr. Fred Sabin's activities as chairman of the Marquette County Republican Party and as a member of the Northern Michigan University Board of Control, known as the BOT. The collection is comprised of correspondence, reports, event announcements, invitations, and programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs from 1950-1973. The collection is a fairly accurate documentation of Republican politics in the 1960s. The bulk of the materials focus on the election...
Dates: 1950-1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1964
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.
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, a scrapbook, and yearbook clippings largely relating to Henry Tape's birthday in 1954 and his retirement in 1956.
Processed June 1996
Processed June 1996
Dates: 1945 - 1957
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the unpublished and published manuscripts and correspondence of Russell Thorburn from 1977-2013. The collection also includes audio CDs of Thorburn's poems and plays and photographs from a book signing. Of particular note to the researcher are the published and unpublished manuscripts of Thornburn’s literary work. The collection contains numerous drafts of edited poetry, manuscripts, plays, and the beginnings of Thorburn’s works of art. Series...
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: 08-05-04
Scope and Content This collection contains the memorabilia of George W. Tomasi. It includes photographs, papers, and articles relating to the "Barracks Boys," as well as Northern Michigan University athletics. Also included are family photographs and Hermansville High School memorabillia including a basketball program and class picture from 1952.
Dates: 1951 - 2004
Scope and Contents note This collection includes memorandums sent to Transcendental Club members that outline the date, location, and topic of upcoming meetings. The bulk of the collection consists of photocopies of articles used for background reading material. Some of the articles have highlights and/or notes attached. The materials are from meetings of the Transcendental Club that happened between 1993 and 1997.
- Subject: Articles. X
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 17
- Correspondence. 16
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 15
- Photographs. 15
- Marquette (Mich.). 13
- College teachers. 10
- Scrapbooks. 8
- College teaching. 7
- Programs (documents). 7
- Memorabilia. 6
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 6
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 6
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 6
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 6
- History. 5
- Manuscripts (document genre). 5
- Minutes (administrative records). 5
- Student activities. 5
- Brochures. 4 ∧ less
- English 29
- Multiple languages 2
- German 1
- Northern Michigan University 17
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 5
- Northern Michigan College. 4
- Northern Michigan University. President 2
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 2
- Republican Party (Mich.) 2
- American Association of University Professors. Northern Michigan University Chapter 1
- American Indian Science and Engineering Society 1
- Andrew, Marilyn Swanson 1
- Appleberry, James Bruce 1
- Bailey, Judith G. 1
- Camelia Bowl (Football game) 1
- Canale, Gildo 1
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company 1
- Chicago and North Western Transportation Company 1
- Church Women United of Marquette 1
- Cliffs Dow Chemical Company 1
- DeMark, Judith Boyce 1
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Delta Chapter (Marquette, Mich.) 1
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 1 ∧ less
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