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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.
Dates: 1925 - 1934

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...
Dates: 1955 - 1982

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...
Dates: 1917 to 1921

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 domestic...
Dates: 1989 - 1998

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

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, education...
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

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

Glenn T. Seaborg Visit to Northern Michigan University scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-284
Scope and Contents This collection is maintained in an embossed bound scrapbook and is on display in the Reading Room of the Archives. The scrapbook is embossed with: Visit by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg to Northern Michigan University - April 20-21, 1989. It contains a letter from NMU President James B. Appleberry describing the gift of the scrapbook when it was presented to Dr. Seaborg dated October 30, 1989. It contains photographs of his visit to NMU, news articles, programs, the program for the event dinner "A...
Dates: 1989

James J. Goulette papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-017
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the political career of James Goulette (Democrat, Iron Mountain) as a state representative from the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection covers the period from 1936 to 1993. The collection consists of awards, correspondence, memorabilia and scrapbooks of James Goulette, pertaining to his terms of office while serving as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from Iron Mountain, Michigan. One component that may be of interest to...
Dates: 1936 - 1993

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;...
Dates: 1924 - 1925

Henry Jacobson papers

 Collection — Box: 08-05-01
Identifier: MSS-386
Content Description This collection consists primarily of memorabilia and correspondence from Henry Jacobson from 1932-1984. Other notable items include photographs and a scrapbook. This collection may be of interest to those researching employees of the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company or Bethany Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.
Dates: 1932 - 1984

John N. Lowe scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a cloth-bound field journal and a bound scrapbook. The field journal is embossed with the title: “Simmons Wood, Biological Survey; By John W. Lowe. June 20, 1930.” The field journal contains a research journal documenting the field work done at Simmons Wood, located in Western Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The journal has information relating to lakes, streams, game animals, birds, and plants that can be found in Simmons Wood. It also includes...
Dates: 1930 - 1938

Judith Burrows Petersen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-283
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...
Dates: 1943 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1953

Kaye House scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-240
Content Description The Kaye Hall scrapbook was transferred to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives by Dan Truckey. The scrapbook includes photographs of Kaye House, John and June Jamrich's life there, and events they sponsored.
Dates: 1968 - 1983

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.
Dates: 1948 - 1957

Marquette Ambassadors Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-028
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a photocopied scrapbook and photographs of the Marquette Ambassadors Club from 1964-1969. The photographs depict the club members at various meetings and events. The scrapbook documents their visit to Lansing, Michigan and meetings with then-Governor Romney, Dominic Jacobetti, and various business representatives. Letters in the scrapbook are addressed to President Nixon.
Dates: 1964-1969

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

One Book, One Community scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-241
Content Description The "One Book, One Community" scrapbook from 2006 was created by Phyllis Wong and was transferred to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives by Dan Truckey. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, flyers, and press releases.
Dates: 2006

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

Josephine Hurst Schils scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-255
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.
Dates: 1948-1998

Henry A. Tape papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-325
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, a scrapbook, and yearbook clippings largely relating to Henry Tape's birthday in 1954 and his retirement in 1956.

Processed June 1996
Dates: 1945 - 1957

The Masquers scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 26-07-01
Identifier: MSS-337
Scope and Contents note Newsclippings, play programs, and photographs related to the Masquers, a student drama organization. The Masquers were organized to provide for practical training in dramatic arts.
Dates: 1949 - 1958

Theodore F. Fryfogle scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-217
Content Description This collection of scrapbook materials by Theodore F. Fryfogle was given to the archives by his daughter Mary Ellen Eckler. This collection covers Fryfogle's time as a music student at Northern State Normal School. The documents included are programs/bulletins, newspaper articles, a personal music score, letters/correspondence, advertisements, and photography.
Dates: 1922 - 1926

Julia K. Tibbitts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-145
Scope and Contents note The collection is composed primarily of research materials collected by Julia K. Tibbitts for use in her case against the expansion of the Upper Peninsula Generating Company’s power plant in Marquette, Michigan. The materials include court documents highlighting the accomplishments of Superior Public Rights, Inc. and their fight to protect the environment, correspondence, newspaper articles, research documents, maps, blueprints, and legal reference documents. The court documents are nearly...
Dates: 1964-1979; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979

Margaret Whitman papers

 Collection — Box: 25-01-02
Identifier: MSS-048
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.
Dates: 1948 - 1993

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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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