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Howard R. Swaine papers

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

Henry A. Tape papers

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

Teenie Weenies scrapbook

Identifier: GMHS-007
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single scrapbook that contains copies of the Teenie Weenies comic strip.

Dates: 1914 - 1970

The Campus Review/Northern News Review newspapers

 Collection — Box: 19-01-06
Identifier: MSS-394
Content Description

This collection contains bound and unbound copies of the Campus Review, later named the Northern News Review, dating from 1972-1987.

Dates: Publication: 1972 - 1987

The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company pension records

Identifier: MSS-347
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series containing Applications for Old Age Pension and Recommendations for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents. The documents are arranged by pension number and the Recommendation for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents are listed with both names of the widow and of the deceased employee. Series: Applications and Recommendations for Old Age Pension -- Mining Department -- Pensions 2-139, 1908-11-01 - 1921-06-01...
Dates: 1908 - 1932

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

The Midget Quill Magazine

Identifier: MSS-331
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains numerous volumes of the Midget Quill, a student newspaper for the J.D. Pierce Training School. The quality and scope of content varies from year-to-year. Information covered school activities and also included some short stories and other literary contributions.

Dates: 1916 - 1922

The Quill Magazine

Identifier: MSS-330
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains copies of the Quill magazine.

Dates: 1915 - 1918

Soo Line Railroad (SOO) collection

Identifier: MSS-363
Content Description The Soo Line Railroad (SOO) collection contains one Highway Department Railway map of the Marquette Shoreline and Profile maps, right-of-way maps, station maps, maps of lands, tracks, and structures associated with the railroad, and railroad track scale drawings pertaining to the following railroads: Soo Line Railroad (SOO) (1949-present); Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSS&A) (1879-1961); Minneapolis-St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (MStP&SSM) (SOO)...
Dates: 1912 - 1998

"The Sunday Sun" Newspaper collection

Identifier: MSS-086
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains fifty-two issues of Volume 1 (1977) and seven issues of Volume 2 (1978) of the Sunday Sun newspaper published between 1977 and 1978. Articles cover a wide range of issues and subjects, including local news, politics, education, and culture.

Dates: Publication: 1977-10-02 - 1978-11-12

The Weekly Agitator newspapers

 Collection — Volume: 27-03-03
Identifier: MSS-473
Content Description

One bound volume of The Weekly Agitator newspaper from Ishpeming. The issues run from October 1879 to November 1880. There is one missing issue, June 26, 1880, and the May 22, 1880 issue is missing pages 3 and 4.

Dates: 1879 - 1880

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

Theta Omicron Rho photographs

Identifier: MSS-063
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents social activities and includes an image of the entire membership of the Theta Omicron Rho fraternity in Marquette, Michigan, of which Ellwood Mattson was a member. Other images include the house stairwell and foyer prior to a dinner dance, a dress-up social party, and a dinner party. The photographs date from 1949 to 1950.

Dates: 1949 - 1950

Theta Omicron Rho records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-257
Content Description

This small collection of records from the Theta Omicron Rho Fraternity was donated by Dennis Cieslinski, who tried to reorganize the fraternity. It contains a photograph of the Theta Omicron Rho house in 1978 as well as a copy of the rules and regulations of the house from 1927-1928.

Dates: 1927 - 1978

Thompson Businesses Collection

Identifier: TTHC-006
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and flyers documenting businesses and the promotion of tourism in Thompson Township.

Dates: 1880 - 1976

Thompson Churches Collection

Identifier: TTHC-008
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, deeds, and histories of churches in Thompson.

Dates: 1880 - 2009

Thompson Docks collection

Identifier: TTHC-004
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles related to the docks in Thompson Township, Michigan. There is also a list of ships from Thompson.

Dates: 1880 - 1976

Thompson Historical Marker Collection

Identifier: TTHC-018
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and newspaper articles related to the installation of the historic marker and interpretive panels in the town of Thompson. It also includes the full text of the marker and panels.

Dates: 2006

Thompson Logging Collection

Identifier: TTHC-011
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five photographs of logging in the Thompson area.

Dates: 1880 - 1930

Thompson Lumber Mill collection

Identifier: TTHC-005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles related to the lumber mill in Thompson, Michigan.

Dates: 1880 - 1975

Thompson Railroad Collection

Identifier: TTHC-012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs and newspaper articles documenting the Thompson Railroad.

Dates: 1880 - 1980

Thompson Schools Collection

Identifier: TTHC-013
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, and a "souvenir" documenting schools in Thompson.

Dates: 1897 - 1975

Thompson State Fish Hatchery Collection

Identifier: TTHC-007
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three photographs of the fish hatchery and a newspaper article documenting a remodeling of the hatchery.

Dates: 1922 - 1980

Thompson Township Cemetery records

Identifier: TTHC-001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information about the history of the Thompson Township Cemetery, indices for the cemetery by last name and by lot number, and maps of the cemetery.

Dates: 1882 - 2022

Thompson Township Centennial collection

Identifier: TTHC-015
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of seven items, including newspaper clippings, photographs, and reports, that document Thompson Township's centennial.

Dates: 1982

Thompson Township Government Records

Identifier: TTHC-009
Scope and Contents This collection includes deeds, the results of an 1884 census, lists of elected officials, histories of the township and the town hall, and correspondence about the closure of the post office. Of particular note is a list of undigitized local government ledgers maintained by the Thompson Township Historical Advisory Committee, including meeting minutes, assessment rolls, birth and death records, and more. Those interested in gaining access to these ledgers should contact the...
Dates: 1884 - 2020

Thompson Township Veterans Collection

Identifier: TTHC-016
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings, a single piece of V-mail, and a list of veterans from Thompson Township.

Dates: 1860 - 1976

Thompson Township Vital Records indices

Identifier: TTHC-002
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of indices to birth and death records for Thompson Township in Schoolcraft County, Michigan from 1893 to 1948. The Thompson Township Historical Advisory Committee created the indices.

Dates: 1893 - 1948

Thompson Village and Township Photographs and Clippings

Identifier: TTHC-014
Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to the history of Thompson Township. A large portion of the collection is a series of newspaper articles written by Georgia Osterhout in the Manistique Pioneer-Tribune for the bicentennial about the history of Thompson.

Dates: 1880 - 1975

Rollie Thoren photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-152
Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of photographs of Rollie Thoren and his friends and family members in and around the Marquette, Michigan area. Also included in the collection are two different color photocopies of Thoren's "Poem of the Day" creations, which combine photographs and text. Some of the photographs have handwritten labels on the back. Some images appear to be of the J.D. Pierce School at the Northern State Teachers' College. The materials are all dated 1935.

Dates: 1935

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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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