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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.

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.

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 1994.

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 CNW’s...

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.

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, meeting...

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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

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 records...

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 of...

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...

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...

Krista Clumpner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-358
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, notes, presentations, and articles written by Krista Clumpner. The materials document Krista Clumpner's professional work and include library instruction course guides, presentations, articles, grants, documents on hiring of new staff, conferences, seminars, and Academic Senate, American Association of University Professors, and Academic Information Services committees.

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...

Collection of "Anishinaabe News" newsletters

 Collection — Box: 15-06-02
Identifier: MSS-269
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-269, Collection of "Anishinaabe News" newsletters, consists of copies of the newsletter published by the Center for Native American Studies (CNAS) at Northern Michigan University (NMU). The collection is separated into series each of which covers one calendar year of publication.

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...

Consolidated Fuel and Lumber Company records

 Collection — Box: 27-06-28:30
Identifier: MSS-117
Scope and Contents note The collection is comprised mainly of stock certificates and one Joint Stock Ledger for the Consolidated Fuel and Lumber Company. The minutes of the board of directors represents the most important component of the collection and is comprehensive for the period, 1914-1950.

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.

Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University records

 Collection — Box: 15-03-01
Identifier: MSS-146
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Culinary Students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, financial records, and photographs. Materials date from 2000 to 2003.

A Day in the Life: 1999 photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-01-01
Identifier: MSS-367
Content Description The collection contains both photographs and negatives. All are in good condition.

Dead River Regional Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RDC-2
Scope and Contents Government documents relating to the dams and other hydroelectric projects on the Dead River in Marquette County, Michigan, with a focus on the environmental impact of these projects and the programs in place for monitoring and assessing effects on the environment.

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....

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.

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...

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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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