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John Boyd letters

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-019
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains three letters written in 1927, 1930, and 1932 from John Boyd in Barcelona, Spain to his cousin Frank Ellison of Marquette, Michigan. The letters include description of life and politics in Barcelona post-World War I; Mussolini and fascism; economics and world depression; predictions concerning war; "talkie films" including the movie, "The Broadway Melody"; and family matters.

Dates: 1927-1932

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

Briar Hill Mine Shaft blueprint

 Collection — oversize: Map Cabinet 1 Drawer 2
Identifier: MSS-122
Scope and Contents Note

This collection consists of one blueprint design of a mine shaft for the Briar Hill Mine. The blueprint includes a detailed list of supplies and labor required to sink the shaft. Information includes cost of labor, timber, explosives, cost of fuel, hoistings, blacksmithing and supplies. The shaft was expected to reach a depth of 1,200 feet and take two years for construction. The blueprint is signed by "Captain William Bond" and dated 1911.

Dates: 1911

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

Cambium Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-338
Scope and Contents note Collection documents the activities of the Cambium Club, a student organization for those majoring, minoring, or interested in the field of biology, or students engaged in social activities and educational programs in biology. The collection includes financial records, constitution, by-laws, brochures and flyers, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, club meeting minutes (1948-1955). Also includes club newsletters and the Junior Academy News, a publication of the Junior...
Dates: 1938 - 1975

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

Canisteo Mining Company records

 Collection — Box: 21-01-03
Identifier: MSS-261
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Canisteo Mining Company president's office's executive activities for the Canisteo Mining Company from 1904 to 1932. The collection contains correspondence, leases and related negotiation memorandums, exploration records, statements: expense, inventory, labor, payroll, property taxes, and royalty documents all pertaining to Mesabi Iron Range (Minnesota) properties.Record Series 1. Financial records, including payroll, invoices and receipts for...
Dates: 1904 - 1931

James L. Carter papers

 Collection — Box: 05-02-01
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: 1968 - 2000

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

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Postcard collection

 Collection — Box: 19-01-03
Identifier: MSS-374
Content Description

This is an artificial collection of postcards relating to Northern Michigan University and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan that have been received at the NMU Archives from various sources.

Dates: 1900 - 1985

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Phonographic Record collection

 Collection — Box: 21-01-03
Identifier: MSS-290
Scope and Contents

This is an artificial collection that is comprised of an assortment of vinyl phonographic recordings that are at the Archives and are not parts of other collections.

This collection contains various recordings relevant to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University. These include musical recordings by Mark Mitchell, Mary Kay Lalla and the Fantastics, NMU Wildcat Bands, and eight recordings by the Marquette Choral Society.

Dates: 1974-1985

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University video collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-243
Scope and Contents This collection contains various U-Matic recordings of local and Northern Michigan University affiliated programs. The collection consists of seven DVDs with a total running time of 14 hours and 53 minutes. The collection is divided into twelve series: Special Topics, Sports, Alumni News, Promotions, Commencements, Theater, Lee Hall Exhibitions, Local Artists, Regional History, General History, Marquette History, and Miscellaneous. Special Topic Series: (Disk 1) The Special...
Dates: 1976 - 1996

C.H. O'Rourke's Livery, Sale, and Boarding Stable records

 Collection
Identifier: OCHS-002
Scope and Contents

These ledgers record transactions at a stable in Ontonagon, Michigan. They include such information as the date and time, the name of the person borrowing the horse, the name of the horse, what kinds of vehicles and equipment were borrowed, where the person was going, and the cost.

Dates: 1908 - 1911

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?

Lew Allen Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-322
Scope and Contents note This collection comprises the reference file of Lew Allen Chase, chair of the History Department at Northern from 1919 to 1944. Although blind, Chase possessed almost total mental recall and engaged his students to read to him from newspapers and other publications on a regular basis. The file covers a wide variety of subjects including agriculture, banking, Native Americans, the Civil War, occasional student term papers, the Upper Peninsula, and much miscellany.Processed July...
Dates: 1915 - 1935

Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (CNW) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-227
Content Description This collection, MSS-227, Chicago and North Western Transportation Company (CNW) records, documents administrative and rail activity of the CNW’s Peninsula Division from 1890 to 1998. The files are incomplete and the dates covered are not all inclusive. The materials are copies and the location of the original documents are unknown.The administrative activity is represented by timetables and brochures, along with property valuation, tax assessment, and tariff records of the...
Dates: 1890 - 1998

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

Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-096
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the activities of the Citizens to Save Little Presque Isle and Wetmore Landing. Led by Dr. Donald Snitgen, Professor of Biology at Northern Michigan University, the group successfully prevented the Michigan Department of Natural Resources from allowing the construction of campgrounds and other commercial activities in the area. The collection contains correspondence, position papers, taskforce records, "In Memory of the Lorax," chronology, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1986-1993

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 Ishpeming records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-373
Scope and Contents

MSS-373 consists of records from the city of Ishpeming, Michigan. The records are a mixture of loose papers and ledgers and cover various aspects of city government from the 1880s through the early 1950s.

Dates: 1880 - 1945

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

City of Marquette, City Commission minutes

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-199
Summary/Abstract The City of Marquette, City Commission minutes contain thirteen bound volumes and eleven boxes of minutes, 1868-1993. The minutes contain information on the topics of city elections, city ordinances, street repair, construction and building permits, gaming, liquor bonds, public utilities, bills paid to the city, and public health. Reports are recorded from the Commission on Finance and Taxation; Commission on Police, Claims, and Grievances; Commission on Streets, Bridges, Sewer and Public...
Dates: 1868 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1868 - 1993; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1993

Clarence J. Fabry papers

 Collection — Box: 01-07-03
Identifier: MSS-429
Content Description

This collection documents Clarence J. Fabry's World War II military experience as a soldier in the US Army. The collection also includes photographs, some of which appear to have been taken on the front lines.

Dates: 1943 - 1945

Martha Clark letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-023
Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a letter written by Martha Clark in 1911 that describes the J.D. Pierce Training School's kindergarten room and the children's activities. The letter also describes the teaching of drawing by the teacher, Miss Edwards. The J.D. Pierce Training School was located on the campus of Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan and functioned as a training laboratory for student teachers.

Dates: 1911

Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Mining Company (Gwinn) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-036
Scope and Contents This collection contains business records for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company from 1905 to 1918 and consists four series:Series I - Gwinn Area Design and Development records. 33 folders. This series consists of information and correspondence relating to the design, development, and operation of CCI properties in the Gwinn/Swanzy area. Gwinn was a model company town created by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company. The volume contains estimate and authorization...
Dates: 1905 - 1918

Cleveland - Cliffs Iron Mining Company records

 Collection
Identifier: CCI
Summary/ Abstract

The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Mining Company Records consist of business records and maps from the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Mining Company and its subsidiary mines and operations.

Dates: 1856-1960

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

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

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

Cloverland Magazine

 Collection
Identifier: PWPL-002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 94 issues of Clover-Land Magazine. Missing are 1919, v. 12 and 1923, v. 1.

Dates: 1916 - 1923

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