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Scope and Contents note This collection contains the personal files of Ellwood Mattson pertaining to his role as chairperson of both the K.I. Sawyer Support Group (KISSG) and the K.I. Sawyer Base Conversion Authority. The bulk of the collection, ranging in date from 1990 to 1993, consists of correspondence that documents the group’s effort to save the base. Remaining material includes copies of the laws, studies, reports produced on both sides of the issue, and a sparse amount of administrative records. A large...
Dates: 1990 - 1993
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs, financial reports, correspondence, event programs and schedules, meeting minutes, math placement scores, problem sets, Seaborg Summer Academy participant personal information, and evaluations. The items included document the activities of the AAUP, the Summer Institute for the Arts and Sciences, Seaborg Summer Science Academy, Visiting Lecturer Series Program, and Math Department Records. The collection also includes published works of Dr. Kiltinen....
Dates: 1968-1993; Majority of material found within 1972 - 1990
Scope and Contents Note This collection represents a partial documentation of the personal and professional life of Dr. Sylvia Kinnunen, who spent the majority of her career as a professor in the Department of Education at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a scattering of personal photographs, correspondence, and teaching materials. The collection's materials range in date from 1920 to 2005.
Collection — Box: 28-01-04
Content Description This collection contains three scrapbooks of photographic and paper materials. It consists mostly of photographic material that documents Boots’ career as the Director of Education for the City of Marquette, from about 1944 to 1951, as well as other photographs that depict Boots’ time as both a sports coach and player, from about 1936-1941. The photographs depict various events and sports that he oversaw. Especially notable subjects from the photographs include the Palestra, which was an ice...
Dates: 1936 - 1985
Scope and Contents Note The collection consists mainly of correspondence between Laidlaw and Tina A. Maki Eiker. Both were alumni of Northern State Teachers College. The correspondence begins in 1939 and continues until Laidlaw's death in 1989. They discussed daily activities and Clara's literary achievements. The collection also contains Clara's diploma from Newberry High School (dated 1926) and two copies of the high school yearbook, entitled "Tahquamenon" (1924, 1926). Finally, the papers contain a small...
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-379, Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad (LSI) collection, documents administrative and rail activity of the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad from 1896 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 rail activity of the LSI is documented by Railroad Modification and Track Construction plans, Right of Way and Track Maps, and a map of the...
Dates: 1855 - 2006
Scope and Contents note This collection contains correspondence, organizational by-laws, membership records, National Fraternity materials, meeting minutes, programming records, and the local charter petition of the Lambda Upsilon chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Northern Michigan University.
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Collection — Box: 07-01-04
Scope and Contents Note This collection is composed of five hard-bound diaries of John Langaas. The diaries are dated from November 1909 to June 1924, and are written in Norwegian. The collection also includes handwritten translations of nearly all of the first two bound volumes into English, done by Clara Lee Swanson, and Swanson's research materials, including an article from the Norse Civic News article, a 1992 sermon from one Pastor Skrenes of Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming (Langaas's church), a Trinity...
Dates: 1899 - 1992
Scope and Contents MSS-398 consists of the personal papers of Jon "Jack" LaSalle from the 1980s and 1990s. They include papers from his time on the Marquette County Labor Council, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Marquette County Democratic Party and more.
Dates: 1986 - 2000
Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Content Description This scrapbook collection by Laverne Simonen was given to the archives by the university. Documents include cards, pamphlets, pictures, paper art projects, reading materials, letters, and Delta Sigma Nu newspaper articles.
Dates: 1948 - 1957
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of former Northern Michigan University English professor and poet Philip Legler. It includes his published poetry and an unpublished manuscript as well as news articles and miscellaneous materials.
Processed June 1996
Processed June 1996
Dates: 1960 - 1989
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents note This collection includes a copy of John Longyear's original deed to the Longyear Forest property, as well as the deeds of both transfers of Longyear Forest property to Northern Michigan College of Education.
Dates: 1948 - 1958
Scope and Contents note This collection is essentially a reference file of technical reports, popular journal articles, newspaper clippings, government documents, and miscellaneous publications relating to birds and mammals, many of which are indigenous to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The file was compiled by Elizabeth Browne Beard Losey, a biologist and ornithologist. The bulk of the materials relate to birds and the focus of the entire collection is on wildlife management. In addition, the status...
Dates: 1897 - 2004
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University Professor Emeritus of History, known for his broad interest and involvement in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ethnic groups in the U.P. (particularly Italian-Americans), and Northern Michigan University.The...
Dates: 1840 - 1998
Collection — Box: 25-03-05
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of handwritten research notes compiled by and personal papers collected by Dr. Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier between 1960 and 1992. Dr. Maier's research involved the immigration history of French-Canadians to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a paper titled "The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century," delivered at the 1980 Great Lakes History Conference. Dr. Maier's personal papers document his...
Dates: 1960 - 1992
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a photocopied scrapbook and photographs of the Marquette Ambassadors Club from 1964-1969. The photographs depict the club members at various meetings and events. The scrapbook documents their visit to Lansing, Michigan and meetings with then-Governor Romney, Dominic Jacobetti, and various business representatives. Letters in the scrapbook are addressed to President Nixon.
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains informational and promotional pamphlets and programs for various Marquette Community Theatre performances from 1963 to 1978.
Dates: 1963 - 1978
Collection — Box: 06-02-02
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of published volumes of the proceedings of the annual meetings of the Marquette County Board of Supervisors in Marquette, Michigan from 1933 to 1941. Each volume contains narrative reports and financial statements for each county department and service. Of particular note are the reports of the director of the Morgan Heights Sanatorium. The Sanatorium provided care for tuberculosis cases in Marquette County. These reports provide valuable demographic information...
Dates: 1933 - 1941
Collection — Box: 09-02-06
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Marquette County Democratic Party includes correspondence, financial information, membership listings, meeting minutes, and event materials. The collection is separated into twelve series of thirty-four folders. Series 1. Correspondence (1996-2002). 1 folder. This series contains miscellaneous correspondence received by and sent from the organization and is arranged chronologically.Series 2. Events (1996-2002). 9 folders. This...
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the recent history of the Marquette County Labor Council, the Northern Michigan University Labor Advisory and Planning Committee, the Iron Workers Local 783, the Upper Peninsula Labor Management Council, the Economic Development Corporation, and the Marquette County Democratic Party. Records include correspondence, handwritten notes, convention records, mailing lists, memoranda, records relation to political activity and union organizing, project records,...
Dates: 1960 - 2002
Collection — Box: 09-01-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of five ledgerbooks that were donated by the Marquette County Clerk's Office. These ledgerbooks contain an indexed alphabetical listing of the names of the nurses whose licenses are included. Ledgerbook 1 contains documents entitled "Record of Certificate of Registration of Nurses-State of Michigan" covering the time period March 27, 1911 through October 14, 1935. Attached to the front page inside the cover is a "Certificate of Registration of Trained...
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous documents on the mining and timber industries in Marquette County in the twentieth century. It was donated by Pat Schierup from the Sloan Museum in Flint, MI. The records and correspondence include listings of mining properties, accident reports, complaints, and timbering information and planning. The documents were obtained at the same estate sale and were organized into an artificial collection.
Dates: 1928 - 1975
Scope and Contents Note This collection includes a variety of material that documents the history of St. Luke's/Marquette General Hospital in Marquette, Michigan dating from 1890 to 1997. The collection also documents the history of health, health care, and the medical profession in Marquette County for much of the twentieth century. Records include staff meeting minutes, photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, various publications, annual reports, memorabilia, brochures, and mounted exhibition...
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of senior class yearbooks, named "Agora," for Marquette High School in Marquette, Michigan. Yearbooks from 1902, 1904, 1905, and 1906 are included in the collection.
Dates: 1902 - 1907
Scope and Contents note This collection contains photocopies of blueprints of the Marquette Lower Harbor Iron Ore Dock and approach construction. The drawings were produced by the Minneapolis, Minnesota firms South Shore Dock Company and Duluth, South Shore, and Atlantic Railway Company; and the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania company, McClintic-Marshall Construction Company. The blueprints were created in 1931 and 1932.
Dates: 1931 - 1932
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of the 1915, 1920, and 1927 "Tatler" yearbook produced by students at the Marquette Senior High School in Marquette, Michigan. The yearbooks include numerous images of students and the surrounding area.
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Scope and Contents note This collection of programs contained in the Marquette Symphony Orchestra records provide information on the materials performed during concerts of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra from 1997 through 2012. This collection is not all-inclusive and the dates of the programs that are present are included with the program titles. These programs are arranged chronologically.
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history and activities of the West Rotary Club of Marquette, Michigan from 1979 to 2012. The organization’s executive officers created the records in the course of completing their responsibilities. The collection contains correspondence, meeting minutes, financial records, photographs, and reports. The collection provides excellent documentation of the annual Seafood Fest, the most significant organizational activity. The collection also documents the Rotary Youth...
Dates: 1979-2012; Majority of material found within 1986 - 2009
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the Mather Inn Preservation Society's efforts to save the old Mather Inn in Ishpeming, Michigan as an operating business or historical landmark. The most important activities documented by the collection include legal issues involving local courts and state government; tax information regarding the group’s standing as an “S” organization; correspondence between the organization and local governments; and minutes from organizational meetings. The materials date from...
Scope and Contents note This collection contains records that document the general operations of the Mather Inn in Ishpeming, Michigan. Records include time cards and employee payroll, general correspondence, correspondence related to construction, establishment of the Inn, and documents regarding the Inn's eventual sale. Records also include tax and lease information and correspondence of William Mather and William Manning (architect). The materials date from 1923 to 1986.
Dates: 1923 - 1986
- 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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