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Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two folders. One is photographs of the club members and their activities. The other is a manual containing a history of the club and summaries of their activities. It documents the activities of Digital Cinema majors and those interested in film at Northern Michigan University in the 2010s.
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of Beta Omega Tau, a sorority on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial materials, photographs, and meeting minutes. Photographs are of a class reunion in the late 1980s and of a dinner in Lee Hall in the 1950s. The minutes of meetings are the most important component of the collection and include the constitution, pledge riturals, some lists of members, and regular lists of officers. ...
Scope and Contents This collection includes various administrative and financial records and reports, as well as publications and bulletins, photographs, and correspondence, and ranges in date from 1870 to about the year 2000. The early records of the church are mostly in the older ledgers and journals and are in Swedish through about 1928-1929, although some groups, like the youth group and Young Ladies Sewing Circle, changed to English at an earlier date. The records from the later years are a combination of...
Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains photographs from of Walter Bietila and his brothers Ralph and Paul. The pictures chronicle the family's success in the sport of ski jumping. The photographs are dated between 1936 and 1942.
Collection — Box: 07-01-05
Scope and Contents Note This collection is composed of ten photo albums filled with photographs of students and staff of Bookbinders Cafe, located in the basement of the Harden Learning Resources Center. The photographs were taken between 1980 and 1993. The collection also includes news clippings, awards, letters, cards, and a biography of Maggie Britton, the cafe manager.
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...
Collection — Box: 23-01-05
Content Description This collection documents Boyum's business and travel activities. Records include correspondence, publications, travel memorabilia and documents, financial material, photographs, calendars, and newsclippings.
Collection — Box: 08-02-04
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains letters to and from Marquette, Michigan native Muriel Bunker, written while she served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. Most of the correspondence is from Muriel to her parents. Other correspondence includes letters from Muriel to her sister, from Muriel to her Aunt Min and Uncle Ed Anderson, from her brother Earl to Muriel, and from the soldiers to their mother. The bulk of the collection is dated between 1942 and 1945. The collection includes a few...
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.
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...
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Scope and Contents note This collection contains photographs of buildings designed by architect Frederick Charlton throughout the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The photographs are undated but appear to be from the 1920s.
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents Italian-American activities and culture in early twentieth century Negaunee, Michigan. Records include photographic portrait prints of Chiri family members, an Italian men's group (circa 1910), and the Italian Fraternal Mutual Aid Society (1912). The photographs date from 1910 to circa 1919.
Content Description This collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Raymond F. Clevenger, Democratic Congressman from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, from 1965-1967. The correspondence and other materials relate to Mr. Clevenger’s personal, political, and professional life as a lawyer in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In addition to Democratic politics, congressional affairs, and the 1956 Democratic Convention, there is material relating to the Michigan State Police Red Squad, the proposal and establishment of...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records relating to appraisals needed for various purposes, most frequently for sale of the property, commercial loans, or to value an estate. The largest group of appraisals, at just over a third of the collection, are of business properties, including commercial, industrial, and medical buildings. Appraisals of residential structures, primarily homes and cottages, make up about a quarter of the collection. Appraisals of vacant, forest, and...
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, photographs, and audio visual records of Sam M. Cohodas, documenting his life and accomplishments from World War I when he served in the United States Army until his death at the age of 92. These materials, dating from 1903 to 1988, primarily relate to Cohodas’ latter years--in particular, celebrations in Cohodas' honor as a prominent force in Upper Peninsula banking and philanthropy both locally and internationally.The bulk of the collection was...
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...
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of items formerly part of a retirement scrapbook given to Ruth Craig on her retirement from Northern Michigan University in 1963. The collection consists of photographs of campus scenes, student activities, former students, faculty and staff, and images from the retirement dinner. The collection also consists of numerous letters of tribute written to Craig from staff and former students. All materials are dated 1963.
Collection — Box: 15-03-01
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial records, and photographs. Materials date from 2000 to 2003.
Collection — Box: 26-01-01
Content Description The collection contains both photographs and negatives. All are in good condition.
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 — 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.
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...
Collection — Box: 09-01-04
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of a scrapbook that documents many of Delta Sigma Nu's activities, such as rush, various parties, and ice sculpture. Items mounted in the scrapbook include a large number of photograps, membership lists, and correspondence. The scrapbook dates from 1957 to 1961.
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of appraisals performed by Earl Closser for highway expansion and relocation in the Upper Peninsula between 1955 and 1966. Highway projects are given a CS prefix by the Michigan Department of Transportation and have a suffix indicating the nature of a parcel, U indicating urban and R indicating rural. Parcels were at times subdivided, with one or more of the subdivisions being designated with a suffix indicating the purpose of that portion of the parcel....
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the Economic Club of Marquette County's Board of Directors' Meetings and includes minutes and agendas. It also includes information on monthly dinner meetings. The collection has been arranged into 6 series: Series 1: Finances, Series 2: Governance, Series 3: Membership, Series 4: Dinner Meetings, Series 5: Correspondence, and Series 6: General Club Information.
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.
Scope and Contents note The records of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan consist of materials that document the history of Diocese. The collection is contained within 20 cubic foot sized boxes, three smaller boxes, and one drawer in oversized item storage. The collection is organized into eight record series: Diocesan Conventions, Diocesan Women’s Groups, Executive Affairs of the Diocese, General Committees, Correspondence, History of the Church, Publications, and Audio/Visual/Photographic. The collection...
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
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.
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
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. ...
Collection — Box: 06-01-03
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of memorabilia of Luther Gant's career at Northern Michigan College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The collection is scattered and incomplete. Materials include numerous photographs of Kaye Hall, particularly during winter, and photographs of Luther Gant's retirement celebration. The collection also includes honorary degrees and correspondence from noted Michigan educators. Materials date between 1930 and 1961.
- Subject: Photographs X
- Northern Michigan University 45
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 16
- Northern Michigan College. 15
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 13
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 7
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 6
- Jamrich, John X. 5
- Northern Michigan University. Kaye Hall 5
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 4
- Closser, Bruce 3
- Mattson, Ellwood A. 3
- Northern Michigan University. President 3
- Bethany Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) 2
- Canale, Gildo 2
- Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan 2
- Future Teachers of America (Organization). Don Bottum Chapter 2
- Harden, Edgar L. 2
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 2
- Mariucci, Steve 2
- Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives 2 ∧ less
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