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Pythian Sisters of Ishpeming records

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-010
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a minute book with records from 1960-1968 of the Ishpeming chapter of the Pythian Sisters, Cloveland Temple No. 106, a women's service organization, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a meeting attendance record for 1963-1964.

Dates: 1960-1968

Ramachandran Bharath papers

 Collection — Box: LRC 05-01-02
Identifier: MSS-181
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains articles, papers, reports written by Ramachandran Bharath, professor in the College of Business at Northern Michigan University, between 1980 and 1990. Also included are awards won by Bharath.

Dates: 1980 - 1990

Thomas K. Ray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-346
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the Episcopal Church in the Upper Peninsula in the 1980s and 1990s. Other documents pertain to Tom Ray’s earlier assignments in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Crown Point and Marion, Indiana and Evanston, Illinois.A major topic in the collection is mutual ministry, a strategy that Tom Ray developed to deal with a lack of clergy and the financial ability to maintain clergy in the Upper Peninsula and other rural regions like it. Ministry teams of...
Dates: 1957 - 2010

Red Dust Oral History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-113
Scope and Contents note The Red Dust records consist of approximately 800 oral history interviews documenting the history of the Central Upper Peninsula. The collection's materials include transcripts of oral history interviews, stories written for the “Red Dust” publication, cassette tapes of various interviews, and videos documenting the local history. Those who are interested in the local history of the Central Upper Peninsula as well as the impact of major historical events such as the Depression and World...
Dates: 1983-2000

William H. Rigby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-033
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains papers that document the development of William Rigby's article "Space Age Research in the Ceramics Laboratory," subsequently published in the Industrial Arts and Vocational Education magazine in 1970. Records include manuscripts, journal articles, photographs, and correspondence related to the article's publication.

Dates: 1970

Robert Davis papers

 Collection — Box: 11-03-01
Identifier: MSS-260
Content Description This collection of papers from Michigan politican Robert (Bob) Davis includes correspondence and photographs from his time as a member of the House of Representatives. Although the bulk of the collection consists of photographs, the voting record files are also substantial. They contain not lists of Rep. Davis's votes but also copies of the legislation on which he voted. The photographs include various people and organizations as well as Michigan state representatives and former presidents...
Dates: 1979 - 1991

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...
Dates: 1963 - 1985

Robert J. Paquette papers

 Collection — Box: 01-07-02
Identifier: MSS-428
Content Description This collection documents Robert J. Paquette's military experience during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Paquette's parents and sister in Kingsford, Michigan. There are no letters from his parents or sister. The collection also includes photographs of Paquette's life on board the Magoffin, including images documenting the traditional "crossing of the equator" initiation celebration. Finally, the collection includes some wartime memorabilia and the USS...
Dates: 1944 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1946

Forest Roberts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-050
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents some of the highlights of Forest Robert's career at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Topics include the Lydia Olson Library dedication (1950), forensics and debate team program, U.P. Debate League, 1966 speech for a history marker dedication, and a teacher tenure issue. Records include newspaper clippings, Alumni News, programs, photographs, brochure of college songs (1949), correspondence. The collection's materials date from 1917 to...
Dates: 1917 - 1997

Marcus Robyns papers

 Collection — Box: 23-03-06
Identifier: MSS-339
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, course materials (from courses that Robyns took and courses that he taught), professional materials, copies of journal articles about archival topics, and applications for promotion. With the exception of two folders (one of personal newspaper articles and one of correspondence with former student assistants at the Northern Michigan University Archives), the entire collection deals with Robyns' career as an archivist.

Dates: 1988 - 2014

Rock Maple Ridge Workers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-012
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains financial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws, constitution, collected publications (including books, pamphlets, plays, and periodicals), socialist party propaganda and information, and miscellaneous materials of the Rock Maple Ridge Workers Association, a radical Finnish Socialist labor hall which was established in Rock, Michigan in 1912. The materials cover years 1873-1983 and are mostly in Finnish.

Dates: 1873 - 1983

Ernest Ronn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-029
Scope and Contents note This collection documents Ernest "Ernie" Ronn's activity as a union organizer and labor leader for the United Steel Workers headquartered in Negaunee, Michigan. The collection includes photographs, personal memorabilia, books on labor history, manuscripts of his memoirs, and correspondence. The collection also includes an oral history interview conducted by Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi on December 15, 1998. A new accession to the original collection includes memorabilia, photographs, awards,...
Dates: 1946 - 1999

Russell Thorburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the unpublished and published manuscripts and correspondence of Russell Thorburn from 1977-2013. The collection also includes audio CDs of Thorburn's poems and plays and photographs from a book signing. Of particular note to the researcher are the published and unpublished manuscripts of Thornburn’s literary work. The collection contains numerous drafts of edited poetry, manuscripts, plays, and the beginnings of Thorburn’s works of art. Series...
Dates: 1977-2013

Nancy Russo school memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 06-02-02
Identifier: MSS-129
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains memorabilia of Nancy Russo's school days at Northern State Teachers College (now Northern Michigan University) from 1936 to 1939. The collection contains programs for the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs, Student Girls League Programs, a senior booklet for 1939, and a wallet size photograph of Pete Ellis.

Dates: 1936 - 1939

Fred E. Sabin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-169
Scope and Content This collection documents Dr. Fred Sabin's activities as chairman of the Marquette County Republican Party and as a member of the Northern Michigan University Board of Control, known as the BOT. The collection is comprised of correspondence, reports, event announcements, invitations, and programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs from 1950-1973. The collection is a fairly accurate documentation of Republican politics in the 1960s. The bulk of the materials focus on the...
Dates: 1950-1986; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1964

Sally Jarvey family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CD-005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five photographs of the Drew and Moskwa families of Ontonagon, Michigan.

Dates: 1900 - 1940

The Sami People photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-021
Scope and Contents note

This collection features seven photographs of the Sami People of Finland taken in 1954.

Dates: 1954

Elyssa Sanner papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-04
Identifier: MSS-343
Scope and Contents These papers consist of evaluations of Elyssa Sanner as well as her evaluations of student interns and co-workers, subject files for projects that she was involved in, and notes for two lectures that she gave. Subject files include meeting minutes and notes for Academic Information Services committees and the Honors Program Board, correspondence and notes regarding Archives metadata and grant applications, notes regarding projects in the library dealing with Digital Commons, Early English...
Dates: 2011 - 2014

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

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

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

 Collection
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

Sheet Metal Workers Local 94 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-044
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents the history of Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 94 chapter from its beginning in Menominee County, Wisconsin through its move to Marquette County, Michigan. The collection contains a complete set of membership meeting minutes, business agent correspondence, financial and budget material, roll call books, apprenticeship training records, and grievance records. The materials date between 1947 and 1982.

Dates: 1947-1982; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1982

George Shiras III papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-242
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between Theodore Roosevelt and George Shiras III, on the conservation of wildlife, the Nature Faker Controversy between President Roosevelt and Rev. W.J. Long, the Roosevelt-Newett Libel Suit, Roosevelt's desire that Shiras write a book on Upper Peninsula wildlife, as well as correspondence relating to plans for Roosevelt Memorials and other miscellaneous letters. There are a number of handwritten personal letters from Mrs. Edith Kermit Roosevelt...
Dates: 1896-1938; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1918

The Soo Hardware Company records

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains general correspondence concerning business activities include invoices and receipts of The Soo Hardware Company in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The correspondence dates from 1911 to 1918. The material has intrinsic value as an example of early twentieth century business correspondence.

Dates: 1911 - 1918

David Spelgatti letters

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-150
Scope and Contents Note

This collection is comprised of letters between David Spelgatti and friends in Italy. The letters are in Italian with English translation. In his letters, Spelgatti comments on the Catholic religious practices in Ishpeming. There are letters dated from 1981, 1992, and 2000. A list of the members of the Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta in Negaunee, Michigan, dated 1959, is also included in the collection.

Dates: 1958 - 2000

Spies Library Book Trunk Program scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CD-007
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the start of the Spies Public Library Book Trunk program. The scrapbook contains pictures, financial records, letters, library bulletins, newspaper clippings, and a journal written by Helena LeFevre during her travels to set up the book trunk program.

Dates: 1917 - 1922

Spies Public Library photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SLC-016
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of the Spies Public Library dating from 1900 - 1925.

Dates: 1900 - 1925

St. Louis the King Catholic Church presentation

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-128
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a slide presentation of photographs and text that outlines the history of the St. Louis the King Catholic Parish in Harvey, Michigan from 1955 to 2005. The presentation was created in 2005 and is stored on two CD-R discs.

Dates: 2005

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ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE

This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on 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.


These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.


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