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Scope and Contents note This collection documents eight years, between 1971 and 1978, of Michigan AFSCME-AFL/CIO Councils #7, 11, and 25 records. The collection includes: correspondence to and from Joseph Healy, union president at the time; grievances; promotion demands; union member demands and management proposals; amendments and resolutions; Michigan university agreement books; local and council minutes and bylaws; council constitution; convention proceedings; authorization for union dues; seniority lists; booklets...
Collection — Box: 06-02-02
Scope and Contents note This collection features a newsletter focused on providing items of interest regarding and a vehicle for reaching out to lesbians and gays in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Materials consist both of local news items and news digests taken from a variety of national newspapers and magazines. The newsletter is published in Marquette, Michigan by Francine Malindzak and Mary Denilauler.
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...
Scope and Contents note Collection documents the activities of the Cambium Club, a student organization for those majoring, minoring, or interested in the field of biology, or students engaged in social activities and educational programs in biology. The collection includes financial records, constitution, by-laws, brochures and flyers, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, club meeting minutes (1948-1955). Also includes club newsletters and the Junior Academy News, a publication of the Junior Academy...
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of the Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing. Led by Dr. Donald Snitgen, Professor of Biology at Northern Michigan University, the group successfully prevented the Michigan Department of Natural Resources from allowing the construction of campgrounds and other commercial activities in the area. The collection contains correspondence, position papers, taskforce records, "In Memory of the Lorax," chronology, newspaper clippings, meeting...
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...
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Scope and Contents note This manuscript collection contains the memorabilia of Helen and Ebba Eklund and their time at Northern, spanning from 1925 until 1941. It is comprised mainly of documents and papers for Sorority events, Rush day and other college-related social events. The collection also contains lists of the college courses and copies of Northern newspapers from 1925-27 and 1934-38.
Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of an inventory book of the Hargrave and Hill General Store's stock in 1900. Information includes items sold and their costs. The collection also includes provenancial information from the donor, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of the store.
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to the Ishpeming Ski Club in Ishpeming, Michigan from 1904-1948. The materials consist of skier biographies, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes and annual reports, and correspondence.
Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Scope and Contents Scattered papers of James L. Carter including biographical materials; press releases, news clippings, and brochures relating to the Greenwood Nature Center, which was a nature education facility operated by Northern Michigan University during the early 1980s; a summary of activities, list of titles published, and selected memos associated with the NMU Press; and progress reports and correspondence regarding the American Indian Program at Northern during the 1970s.
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This is a small manuscript collection containing correspondence relating to the Janzen Hotel, the "Save the Janzen Hotel" committee and project, a poster for the Save the Janzen Hotel Week Benefit Film Series, and newspaper clippings.
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials contained within a looseleaf binder scrapbook donated to the Archives. Materials to be found within this collection are:Pierce Journal (Summer 1948) The Pierce Journal was established to give college students and teachers who did not have the opportunity to visit the Training School a look at the type of work that was done by each grade. It also served to show students in other classrooms within the school what the other classes...
Scope and Contents note This collection contains the personal files of Ellwood Mattson pertaining to his role as chairperson of both the K.I. Sawyer Support Group (KISSG) and the K.I. Sawyer Base Conversion Authority. The bulk of the collection, ranging in date from 1990 to 1993, consists of correspondence that documents the group’s effort to save the base. Remaining material includes copies of the laws, studies, reports produced on both sides of the issue, and a sparse amount of administrative records. A large...
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...
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...
Collection — Box: 04-05-04
Scope and Contents note The collection contains documents related to both O'Dell's personal life and his professional life, including correspondence, event and committee files, photographs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and publications. There is also a file of correspondence and other material related to Lavinia Spindler, who worked at Western Michigan University. While there is nothing to indicate exactly why O'Dell had Spindler's materials, he does refer to an Aunt Lavinia in some of his personal...
Collection — Box: 09-01-06
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one issue of the Peace newspaper published in 1969. This particular issue deals almost entirely with subjects of racism and African American students on campus. A major topic is the elimination of the Job Corps program on Northern Michigan University's campus.
Scope and Contents note This collection contains memorabilia collected by Tom Peters documenting Northern Michigan University (NMU) football, basketball, and ice hockey from 1968 to 1996. The collection consists of various promotional flyers, brochures, and newsletters. Also included are photographs, newspaper clippings, memoranda, programs, and some correspondence. Of particular note is a large collection of season programs for football, basketball, and ice hockey. The photographs depict Peters in various...
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents some of the highlights of Forest Robert's career at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Topics include the Lydia Olson Library dedication (1950), forensics and debate team program, U.P. Debate League, 1966 speech for a history marker dedication, and a teacher tenure issue. Records include newspaper clippings, Alumni News, programs, photographs, brochure of college songs (1949), correspondence. The collection's materials date from 1917 to 1997.
Collection — Box: 09-06-01
Scope and Contents MSS-296, Tsu-Ming Han papers, is separated into seven series: Autobiography -- "Autobiography of Tsu-Ming Han: Life Journey of a Chinese Country Boy" 2004-11. This series consists of one folder containing a working draft of Tsu-Ming Han’s autobiography telling the story of his life from his childhood in China and his life in the United States. There are stories about his family, work, and friends. Awards (1954-1999). This series consists of two files. One folder contains information on his...
Scope and Contents Note The collection is comprised of political papers and office materials created by Charles H. Varnum and office staff during his time in the Michigan House of Representatives. These papers include correspondence, reports, financial materials, questionnaires, news clippings and advertisements, photographs, plaques, indices, film reels, audio cassettes, speeches, project files, campaign materials, and publications from 1964-1988. These papers document his work as a Michigan Representative and as a...
Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Westen's years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection also includes photographs of Westen and the Marquette area that date to the 1950s. Also included is the "Sixth Grade Reporter," a student newspaper for J.D. Pierce School. Photographs document Westen's J.D. Pierce School class, his professional teaching career, family fishing and camping trips, and cross-country ski trips. The...
- Subject: Newspapers X
- Northern Michigan University 8
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 5
- Northern Michigan College. 5
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 3
- Carter, James L. 2
- Harden, Edgar L. 2
- Jamrich, John X. 2
- Mattson, Ellwood A. 2
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 2
- AFSCME-AFL/CIO Michigan 1
- AFSCME. Council 11 (Mich.) 1
- AFSCME. Council 25 (Mich.) 1
- AFSCME. Council 7 (Mich.) 1
- Albeck, Stan 1
- Bennett, Bill 1
- Bowden , Jeannette S. 1
- Cambium Club 1
- Canale, Gildo 1
- Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing 1
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 1 ∧ less
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