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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.

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 also...

Jeannette S. Bowden papers

 Collection — Box: 26-03-05
Identifier: MSS-095
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...

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 1920...

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.

Priscilla Densmore diary

 Collection — Box: File Cabinet: 12, On Top
Identifier: MSS-324
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single diary written between 1915 and 1919. It describes the social life, family, and academic activities of Priscilla Densmore.

Helen and Ebba Eklund papers

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-300
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.

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.

Future Teachers of America Workshop photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-043
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of several photographs depicting students and faculty from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan attending a workshop sponsored by the Future Teachers of America. The photographs are not labeled with identifying information.

Gaball family photograph

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-164
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one photograph showing a mother and her two children standing on the steps in front of the John D. Pierce School in the Kaye Hall Complex at Northern Michigan University in 1963 or 1964. The individuals are, from back to front, Earl E. Gaball, Jr. (then a junior), Susan Gaball Nadeau Dunn (freshman), Nell Giotto Gaball (freshman). Earl graduated with a B.S. degree from NMU in 1965 and went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan. ...

Golden Wildcat Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-045
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Golden Wildcat Club, a booster organization for Northern Michigan University Athletics in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reunion information, the tenth annual hockey reunion (1986), and photographs (prints and negatives). Materials in the collection are dated from 1982 to 1990.

George W. Hager student materials

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-323
Scope and Contents note This collection contains homework, notes, and tests from various classes taken by Hager in the 1940s at Northern Michigan University. The majority of classes are in the sciences or mathematics.

Frances Hallfrisch scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-306
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;...

John M. Hogan papers

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-069
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.

James L. Carter papers

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-360
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.

Kawbawgam Yearbook Photograph file

 Collection — Box: 07-07-01
Identifier: MSS-293
Scope and Contents The collection contains the original prints of the 1932 Kawbawgam yearbook as well as spare photos also used to create the yearbook.

John Kiltinen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-231
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....

Sylvia Kinnunen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents Note This collection represents a partial documentation of the personal and professional life of Dr. Sylvia Kinnunen, who spent the majority of her career as a professor in the Department of Education at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a scattering of personal photographs, correspondence, and teaching materials. The collection's materials range in date from 1920 to 2005.

Norman "Boots" Kukuk papers

 Collection — Box: 28-01-04
Identifier: MSS-400
Content Description This collection contains three scrapbooks of photographic and paper materials. It consists mostly of photographic material that documents Boots’ career as the Director of Education for the City of Marquette, from about 1944 to 1951, as well as other photographs that depict Boots’ time as both a sports coach and player, from about 1936-1941. The photographs depict various events and sports that he oversaw. Especially notable subjects from the photographs include the Palestra, which was an ice...

Clara Laidlaw papers

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Identifier: MSS-110
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Laidlaw and Tina A. Maki Eiker. Both were alumni of Northern State Teachers College. The correspondence begins in 1939 and continues until Laidlaw's death in 1989. They discussed daily activities and Clara's literary achievements. The collection also contains Clara's diploma from Newberry High School (dated 1926) and two copies of the high school yearbook, entitled "Tahquamenon" (1924, 1926). Finally, the papers contain a small...

Jon "Jack" LaSalle papers

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Identifier: MSS-398
Scope and Contents MSS-398 consists of the personal papers of Jon "Jack" LaSalle from the 1980s and 1990s. They include papers from his time on the Marquette County Labor Council, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Marquette County Democratic Party and more.

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.

Ellwood Mattson photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-073
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains photographs of Ellwood Mattson and his role with the School of Banking at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan during the early 1980s.

W. Douglas McIntosh letter and photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-040
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains five photographs and a letter. Two photographs depict a group of Students' Army Training Corp (SATC) members standing in front of a building in Marquette, Michigan wearing hospital clothing. This image may depict an infirmary for victims of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic of 1918-1919. The second group of three photographs are team pictures of the Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) baseball team. The group is standing behind the Kaye Hall...

June Metz photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-074
Scope and Contents note This collection contains three photographs of June Metz and groups that she was associated with while at Northern Michigan University (NMU) in Marquette, Michigan, such as the Debate Team and French Club. Also pictured are Dr. Forest Roberts and Professor Evelain E. Archambeault. The photographs were taken in 1942.

Northern Michigan College of Education Alumni World War II correspondence

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-313
Scope and Contents note This collection contains letters, postcards, v-mails, and press releases about various alumni promotions and service history sent between 1942 and 1948.

Northern Michigan University Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Citizenship Awards records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-279
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised with the recognitions and awards that have been presented to the accomplished Alumni and Faculty of Northern Michigan University and The NMU President's Award for Distinguished Citizenship. The items in this collection displays the university’s recognition of those Alumni, Faculty, and Community Members who have shown great achievement in their profession and society. The Distinguished Alumni Awards in this collection range from 1960-1986. Photographs and...

Northern State Normal School photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-041
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains several images of students in groups outdoors at Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The students are engaged in various activities. Of particular note are images of Kaye Hall, the original Longyear Dormitory, and the Marquette Branch state prison. The photographs date from 1905 to 1910.

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.

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