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Michigan AFSCME-AFL/CIO Councils 7, 11, and 25 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-158
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...
Dates: 1971 - 1978

Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-011
Scope and Contents note This collection contains correspondence, newsletters, new releases and articles, reports, membership lists, meeting minutes, and environmental reference materials of Reference files. The bulk of the collection includes correspondence, reports, and newsletters. Also included are newsletters, correspondence, occasional meeting minutes, bylaws, and miscellaneous materials of the group which was involved in general Lake Superior Basin issues. There is also scattered correspondence (1969-1989) of...
Dates: 1967-1996

City of Marquette annual reports

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-135
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains end of fiscal year reports and audit reports by the different units and departments for the City of Marquette, Michigan. Of interest to the researcher is information provided on early businesses, individuals, and organizations with which the City did business and/or contributed to/supported, such as schools, the public library, and Departmental Reports. The collection's materials range in date from 1899 to 1962.
Dates: 1899 - 1962

Cliffs Dow Company records

 Collection — Box: 06-01-06
Identifier: MSS-008
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

Fillmore C.F. Earney papers

 Collection — Box: 06-01-01
Identifier: MSS-186
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of some of the professional publications of Dr. Fillmore C.F. Earney. The collection's focus is on mining and mineral resources. Of particular note is the report entitled "Marquette County Growth Impact Study (1975)." This report examines the impact of mining operations by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company on the population and economic growth of Marquette County.
Dates: 1965-1994

Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan records

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Identifier: MSS-031
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...
Dates: 1894 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994

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.
Dates: 1920 - 1945

Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-357
Scope and Contents This record contains meeting minutes, official Kiwanis reports, service projects, publications member lists and financial information. The records are from the year 1977 to 2014 with some gaps.
Dates: 1977 - 2014

Ishpeming Ski Club records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-254
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.
Dates: 1904-1948

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.
Dates: 1971-1972, 1988, 1980-1983, 1986-1993

John X. Jamrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-315
Scope and Contents note Correspondence, speeches, reports, and publications of John X. Jamrich, Northern Michigan University president from 1968 to 1983.The bulk of the collection consists of publications and reports relating to higher education for which Jamrich had some responsibility. Several of the reports were the result of work conducted by the Survey of Higher Education in Michigan prepared for the Michigan Legislative Study Committee on Higher Education.There are also working copies of...
Dates: 1957 - 1994

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....
Dates: 1968-1993; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1990

Elizabeth Browne Beard Losey papers

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Identifier: MSS-004
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

Marquette County Labor Council records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-098
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the recent history of the Marquette County Labor Council, the Northern Michigan University Labor Advisory and Planning Committee, the Iron Workers Local 783, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Economic Development Corporation, and the Marquette County Democratic Party. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, convention records, mailing lists, memoranda, records relation to political activity and union organizing, project records,...
Dates: 1960 - 2002

Marquette County Timber and Mining records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-258
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous documents on the mining and timber industries in Marquette County in the twentieth century. It was donated by Pat Schierup from the Sloan Museum in Flint, MI. The records and correspondence include listings of mining properties, accident reports, complaints, and timbering information and planning. The documents were obtained at the same estate sale and were organized into an artificial collection.
Dates: 1928 - 1975

Marquette General Hospital records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-090
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...
Dates: 1890-1997

Marquette West Rotary records

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Identifier: MSS-263
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history and activities of the West Rotary Club of Marquette, Michigan from 1979 to 2012. The organization’s executive officers created the records in the course of completing their responsibilities. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, photographs, and reports. The collection provides excellent documentation of the annual Seafood Fest, the most significant organizational activity. The collection also documents the Rotary Youth...
Dates: 1979-2012; Majority of material found within 1986 - 2009

Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-297
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

Nahma Township School records

 Collection — Box: 24-06-01
Identifier: MSS-246
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, reports, and other documents illustrating Nahma Township School operations in Nahma, Michigan during the Great Depression. The collection's materials span from 1924-1939. The bulk of the collection is concerned with the construction of an addition that would enable all pupils in the township to attend school in a single building. The one-room schools would then be closed. The addition was constructed during 1937-39 as a Works Progress Administration...
Dates: 1924-1939

Onota Township Government records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-385
Scope and Contents The collection consists mainly of ledgers. There are minutes from township board meetings, treasurers' reports, voter registration ledgers, assessment rolls, and a 1938 property inventory.
Dates: 1887 - 1975

Pi Omega Pi records

 Collection — Box: 08-06-03
Identifier: MSS-344
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the Northern Michigan University chapter of Pi Omega Pi as well as records created by the national organization from the opening of the chapter in 1967 to 2006. It includes bylaws, certificates, correspondence, records of events, a history of the fraternity, meeting minutes, photographs, reports to the national organization, and pamphlets about the fraternity. Of particular interest to researchers is a scrapbook documenting the activities of the...
Dates: 1967 - 2006

Robert F. McClellan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-311
Scope and Content Note The McClellan papers offer excellent documentation of the faculty organization and agitation for union recognition in the early 1970s. The collection also offers insight into the establishment of the AAUP after becoming the collective bargaining unit for the faculty at Northern Michigan University. McClellan was the informal faculty advisor for the Black Student Union, and his papers include records documenting the black student sit-in of the dean of students office in 1969. Records include,...
Dates: 1963 - 1985

Sawyer Crime Initiative Report

 File — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-141
Scope and Contents note This publication is a statistical report of crimes committed at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Michigan between 2003 and 2005. The report was prepared in 2006 by the Negaunee Post of the Michigan State Police. Information includes calls for police services, incident reports, arrests, responses by local enforcement units, and types of crimes.
Dates: 2006

SEAFARER Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Submarine Command and Control Communications System records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Department of the Navy's Project ELF program, Seafarer Program, and Project Sanguine (1971-1989). SEAFARER was a Department of the Navy communications system designed to provide highly reliable command and control communications that were principally for use by the Submarine Forces. Series 1 - Correspondence (1977-1989). 1 folder. Arranged in chronological order. This series consists of correspondence relating to the ELF...
Dates: 1971-1989

Seney National Wildlife Refuge records

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Identifier: MSS-108
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the administration of the Seney Wildlife Refuge. The collection mainly contains annual narrative reports. The reports describe, among other things, weather and climate conditions, resource management, fire control, species inventories and conditions, land use planning, pesticide studies, water management practices, and habitat management. The collection also contains information on Depression era Works Progress Administration (WPA) activities and World War II...
Dates: 1938-1982

Howard R. Swaine papers

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Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents Note This collection largely documents Swaine’s political career in Marquette, Michigan. The collection contains minutes, agendas, correspondence, and numerous reports. Of particular note to the researcher are the records related to Swaine’s tenure as a board member with the Marquette Board of Light and Power and as a city commissioner with the Marquette City Commission. The collection also includes material on the Economic Development Corporation. These papers cover the years 1975 to 1989. ...
Dates: 1969 - 1989

Tsu-Ming Han papers

 Collection — Box: 09-06-01
Identifier: MSS-296
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...
Dates: 1920 - 2005

United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU), Local 209, Local 110, and Local 21 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-094
Scope and Contents Note This collection provides extensive documentation on the management of an active labor union in the southern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, contract records, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, and publications dated from 1916 to 2009. Of particular note are the verbatim minutes for contract negotiations in 1986 and 1989. The collection also contains a complete set of regular monthly meetings of the membership, 1977-1982. Also included in...
Dates: 1916 - 2009

Charles H. Varnum papers

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Identifier: MSS-076
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...
Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1984

Women's Center records

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Identifier: MSS-384
Scope and Contents This collection contains audio-visual materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports, publications, membership lists, financial documents, legal documents, workshop files, events files, committee files, and more from the Marquette Women's Center. It documents the local women's rights movement from the 1970s through the 2010s and the Women's Center involvement with policy and programs related to women's access to employment and higher education, discrimination against women, domestic...
Dates: 1975 - 2014

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This is your guide to our historical collections of personal papers, organizational records, and manuscripts. Our collections cover such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region. Search by Keyword, Name, Title, Subject, or Collecting Areas. The finding aids for our collections will give you an overview of the contents and information on where they are located.


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