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4Reels Club records

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-387
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.

Dates: 2014

Arvon Township photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SLC-001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a variety of photographs from Arvon Township in Baraga County, Michigan. Prominent topics in the photos include logging, farming, and the Iron Range and Huron Bay Railroad. Most photos date from the 1970s to the 1920s with one photograph from 1971.

Dates: 1871 - 1971

Baraga County Historical Museum photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SLC-002
Scope and Contents

A collection of photographs from the Baraga County Historical Museum depicting Baraga, Michigan in the early twentieth century.

Dates: 1890 - 1930

Bay Mills Community College Library Native American Artifacts photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SLC-003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of Native American artifacts from the Great Lakes region. Although the photographs were taken in the early 2000s, the artifacts themselves date from approximately the 1830s to the 1960s. They were created by a number of tribes in the Great Lakes region, including the Ojibwe, Winnebago, Iroquois, and Potawatomi.

Dates: 1830 - 1960

Beta Omega Tau records

 Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Identifier: MSS-121
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....
Dates: 1929-1989; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1948

Bethany Lutheran Church papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-303
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...
Dates: 1800 - 2000

Bietila Brothers photographs

 Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Identifier: MSS-072
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.

Dates: 1936 - 1942

Bookbinders Cafe photographs

 Collection — Box: 07-01-05
Identifier: MSS-162
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.

Dates: 1980 - 1993

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...
Dates: 1936 - 2005

Burton H. Boyum papers

 Collection — Box: 23-01-05
Identifier: MSS-123
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.

Dates: 1922 - 1999

Muriel Bunker papers

 Collection — Box: 08-02-04
Identifier: MSS-159
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...
Dates: 1942 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1945

Gildo Canale sports memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-034
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.

Dates: 1928-1992

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...
Dates: 1917 to 1921

Frederick Charlton photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-042
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.

Dates: 192?-192?

Chiri family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-084
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.

Dates: 1910-1919

Raymond F. Clevenger papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-399
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...
Dates: 1953 - 2000

Closser Associates Real Estate Appraisal records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-278
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967 - 2013

Sam M. Cohodas papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-018
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...
Dates: 1903 - 1988

Connie Binsfeld papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-081
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...
Dates: 1989 - 1998

Copper Range Historical Society Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: CRHS-003
Scope and Contents

The photographs depict mines, mills, and railroads that were owned by the Copper Range Company.

Dates: 1900 - 1940

Ruth Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-114
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.

Dates: 1963

Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University records

 Collection — Box: 15-03-01
Identifier: MSS-146
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.

Dates: 2000 - 2003

A Day in the Life: 1999 photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-01-01
Identifier: MSS-367
Content Description

The collection contains both photographs and negatives. All are in good condition.

Dates: 1999-04-28

Dedication of the Ada B. Vielmetti Health Center scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-285
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....
Dates: 1976

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.

Dates: 1946 - 1990

Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Delta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-079
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,...
Dates: 1938 - 2000

Delta Sigma Nu scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-01-04
Identifier: MSS-082
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.

Dates: 1957 - 1961

Earl H. Closser papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-291
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....
Dates: 1955 - 2014

Economic Club of Marquette County records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-160
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.

Dates: 1996 - 2010

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.

Dates: 1923 to 1925

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