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Collection — Box: 09-01-04
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
Collection — Box: File Cabinet: 12, On Top
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single diary written between 1915 and 1919. It describes the social life, family, and academic activities of Priscilla Densmore.
Dates: 1915 - 1919
Collection — Box: 31-05-04
Scope and Content This collection contains the papers of Donald F. Dreisbach, a Northern Michigan University Professor of Philosophy. His papers include manuscripts and drafts of articles he has written (most of which are concentrated on the works of Paul Tillich), his dissertation work, and his faculty evaluation forms. The materials range from the years 1969 to 1998.
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of appraisals performed by Earl Closser for highway expansion and relocation in the Upper Peninsula between 1955 and 1966. Highway projects are given a CS prefix by the Michigan Department of Transportation and have a suffix indicating the nature of a parcel, U indicating urban and R indicating rural. Parcels were at times subdivided, with one or more of the subdivisions being designated with a suffix indicating the purpose of that portion of the parcel....
Dates: 1955 - 2014
Collection — Box: 06-01-01
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of some of the professional publications of Dr. Fillmore C.F. Earney. The collection's focus is on mining and mineral resources. Of particular note is the report entitled "Marquette County Growth Impact Study (1975)." This report examines the impact of mining operations by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company on the population and economic growth of Marquette County.
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the Economic Club of Marquette County's Board of Directors' Meetings and includes minutes and agendas. It also includes information on monthly dinner meetings. The collection has been arranged into 6 series: Series 1: Finances, Series 2: Governance, Series 3: Membership, Series 4: Dinner Meetings, Series 5: Correspondence, and Series 6: General Club Information.
Dates: 1996 - 2010
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Scope and Contents note This manuscript collection contains the memorabilia of Helen and Ebba Eklund and their time at Northern, spanning from 1925 until 1941. It is comprised mainly of documents and papers for Sorority events, Rush day and other college-related social events. The collection also contains lists of the college courses and copies of Northern newspapers from 1925-27 and 1934-38.
Dates: 1925-1941; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1938
Collection — Box: 09-05-03
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
Scope and Contents MSS-388 consists of records from Ely Township. The records are mainly ledgers. One box contains ledgers from the Ely School District; the other three boxes concern the running of Ely Township, including ledgers with board meeting minutes, financial records, and township audit reports.
Dates: 1880 - 2000
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains ledgers from the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Saint Ignace, MI (as well as a few ledgers from Saint Andrew's in Moran, MI, and the Chippewa County Episcopal Mission) from 1890 to 2011. It includes parish registers, records of services (baptisms, confirmations, weddings, and funerals), financial records from the altar guild, guest books, records of donations to the church, and a prayer book from 1929. There is also a 2008 survey of property owned by...
Dates: 1905 - 2011
Scope and Contents note The records of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan consist of materials that document the history of Diocese. The collection is contained within 20 cubic foot sized boxes, three smaller boxes, and one drawer in oversized item storage. The collection is organized into eight record series: Diocesan Conventions, Diocesan Women’s Groups, Executive Affairs of the Diocese, General Committees, Correspondence, History of the Church, Publications, and Audio/Visual/Photographic. The collection...
Dates: 1894 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1994
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single journal. The journal contains photos, art, newspaper articles, and entries written by the Erickson family and their friends detailing their stays at the camp.
Dates: 1931 - 1969
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of several photographs depicting students and faculty from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan attending a workshop sponsored by the Future Teachers of America. The photographs are not labeled with identifying information.
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one photograph showing a mother and her two children standing on the steps in front of the John D. Pierce School in the Kaye Hall Complex at Northern Michigan University in 1963 or 1964. The individuals are, from back to front, Earl E. Gaball, Jr. (then a junior), Susan Gaball Nadeau Dunn (freshman), Nell Giotto Gaball (freshman). Earl graduated with a B.S. degree from NMU in 1965 and went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan. ...
Collection — Box: 06-01-03
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of memorabilia of Luther Gant's career at Northern Michigan College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The collection is scattered and incomplete. Materials include numerous photographs of Kaye Hall, particularly during winter, and photographs of Luther Gant's retirement celebration. The collection also includes honorary degrees and correspondence from noted Michigan educators. Materials date between 1930 and 1961.
Dates: 1930 - 1961
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...
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the activities of the Golden Wildcat Club, a booster organization for Northern Michigan University Athletics in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reunion information, the tenth annual hockey reunion (1986), and photographs (prints and negatives). Materials in the collection are dated from 1982 to 1990.
Dates: 1982 - 1990
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
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three photographs of the two of the Grand Island Lighthouses in Munising, Michigan and a photograph of an assistant lighthouse keeper and his wife.
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of a set of (Joseph) Warren Green's grade reports. The collection also includes two photographs of the J.D. Pierce School (of Marquette, Michigan) class of 1939 and their reunion in 1989, and a letter written in 1994 regarding the planning of the next class reunion.
Dates: 1927-1994; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1939
Collection — Box: 02-07-01
Scope and Content This collection includes political science-related articles written by Dr. Elisha Greifer and other materials of which he was the editor or translator.
Dates: 1951 - 1969
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains class and lecture notes for couses taught by Dr. Jack Greising primarily in United States history and the Reformation, with particular emphasis on Martin Luther. The collection also includes Greising's dissertation, "The Status of Confessional Conservatism: Background and Issues in the Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod (1972)." The collection also contains records of the Northern Michigan University School of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council, including department...
Scope and Contents note This collection contains homework, notes, and tests from various classes taken by Hager in the 1940s at Northern Michigan University. The majority of classes are in the sciences or mathematics.
Dates: 1941 - 1961
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
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
Collection — Box: 08-05-02
Scope and Contents note This collection contains materials from Lynn Halverson's personal and professional life. The largest portion of the collection is his publications, followed by syllabi for several courses. There are also personal and childhood pictures as well as such personal items as his wedding certificate. The single folder of correspondence contains some letters related to his position as Lake Independence Campers' Association President, which including writing a letter to and briefly meeting Henry Ford,...
Partial collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Scope and Contents This collection represents a portion of the Bingham family papers, held in their entirety by the Clarke Historical Library and microfilmed by the Clarke. It includes Hannah (Brown) Bingham's diary for April of 1858 and letters received by members of the Bingham family from 1778 to August 13, 1847.
Dates: 1778 - 1858
Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of an inventory book of the Hargrave and Hill General Store's stock in 1900. Information includes items sold and their costs. The collection also includes provenancial information from the donor, newspaper clippings, and a photograph of the store.
Collection — Box: 08-05-01
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
Scope and contents note This collection contains microfilm copies of the Henry R. Schoolcraft papers housed at the Library of Congress. A complete finding aid is located here: http://findingaids.loc.gov/db/search/xq/searchMfer02.xq?_id=loc.mss.eadmss.ms000003&_faSection=overview&_faSubsection=did&_dmdid=. Schoolcraft was a leader of expeditions throughout the Great Lakes region; member of Michigan's legislative council; Indian agent at Sault Sainte Marie and Mackinac Island (Mich.); superintendent of...
Dates: 1782 - 1878
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of Dr. Earl Hilton, formerly a professor of English at Northern Michigan University. It consists of syllabi, lecture notes, and handouts relating to a variety of English courses taught by Hilton while at Northern. The collection also contains Hilton's writings, presentations, and publications, which largely focus on American literature as do his course materials. Also included is a student term paper on music at Northern and correspondence and course...
Dates: 1947 - 1990
- Correspondence. 114
- Photographs. 97
- Marquette (Mich.). 91
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 67
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 52
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 52
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 44
- Minutes (administrative records). 42
- Student activities. 36
- Articles. 31
- College teachers. 31
- College teaching. 30
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 29
- Scrapbooks. 29
- Financial records. 28
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 28
- Newspapers. 24
- Marquette County (Mich.). 22
- Northern State Teachers College period (1927-1941) 22
- Reports. 22 ∧ less
- Northern Michigan University 93
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 29
- Northern Michigan College. 26
- Northern State Teachers College (Mich.). 19
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 17
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company 11
- Jamrich, John X. 8
- Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School 8
- Northern Michigan University. President 8
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 6
- Northern Michigan University. Kaye Hall 5
- Mattson, Ellwood A. 4
- Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives 4
- Money, C.V. "Red" 4
- Closser, Bruce 3
- Democratic Party (Marquette County, Mich.) 3
- Democratic Party (Mich.) 3
- LaSalle, Jon G. 3
- Mather Inn (Ishpeming, Mich.) 3
- Northern Michigan University. Board of Trustees 3 ∧ less
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