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John Dobbek negatives

 Collection
Identifier: OCHS-005
Scope and Contents John Dobbek's negatives give a broad view of life in the Ontonagon area in the 1940s and 1950s. Many are the personal family photographs of the Dobbek family, but there are also studio photographs Dobbek took for other local families and many photographs of local events such as parades, festivals, celebrations, athletics and theater at Ontonagon High School, natural disasters, weddings, funerals, baptisms, confirmations, and graduation ceremonies. Dobbek also took photographs for local...
Dates: 1890 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1955

John H. Pitezel papers microfilm

 Collection — Box: Microfilm Cabinet 1--Drawer 3
Identifier: MSS-369
Scope and Contents The collection includes Pitezel’s correspondence mostly to family and friends (with notes and related materials), journals, and writings (essays and a poem), many of which later became books.Most of his letters are to his mother, brother, Joshua, and sisters, Caroline and Mary. They detail his religious activities, beliefs, the people and situations in which he traveled, preached, and lived, family news, the weather, and illnesses. He was strongly anti-Catholic and reported often...
Dates: 1824 - 1889

John N. Lowe scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a cloth-bound field journal and a bound scrapbook. The field journal is embossed with the title: “Simmons Wood, Biological Survey; By John W. Lowe. June 20, 1930.” The field journal contains a research journal documenting the field work done at Simmons Wood, located in Western Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The journal has information relating to lakes, streams, game animals, birds, and plants that can be found in Simmons Wood. It also...
Dates: 1930 - 1938

John R. Watanen papers

 Collection — Box: 02-02-04
Identifier: MSS-372
Scope and Contents note

Papers of John R. Watanen, an English professor at Northern Michigan University, relating to his involvement with the university's Academic Senate and various senate committees.

Dates: 1947 - 1971

Roland Juchemich memoirs

 Collection — Box: 19-01-03
Identifier: MSS-336
Scope and Contents The Roland Juchemich memoirs, MSS-336, consists of five series with a total of 8 folders. Series 1: Events -- Biannual Tracy Mine Reunion, 1 folder containing flyers and news articles referencing the reunions.Series 2: News Clippings, 1 folder containing newspaper and newsletter articles relating to the Tracy Mine. The majority of these clippings were taken from the Jones and McLaughlin Ore Company newsletters.Series 3: Memories, 1 folder containing...
Dates: 1951 - 1993

Judith Burrows Petersen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-283
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials contained within a looseleaf binder scrapbook donated to the Archives. Materials to be found within this collection are:Pierce Journal (Summer 1948) The Pierce Journal was established to give college students and teachers who did not have the opportunity to visit the Training School a look at the type of work that was done by each grade. It also served to show students in other classrooms within the school what the other...
Dates: 1943 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1953

Judith DeMark papers

 Collection — Box: 02-07-03
Identifier: MSS-205
Scope and Contents

These files contain research documents by Judith DeMark, a former Northern Michigan University history professor, on the history of Marquette. Topics include mining, immigration, Finnish folklore, and tuberculosis.

Dates: 1848 - 1998

Kappa Phi Chi records

 Collection — Container: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-083
Scope and Contents note

This collection mainly documents the Kappa Phi Chi sorority's reunion in 1999. Records include photographs, a history of the sorority (1961-1969), and various publications.

Dates: 1960 - 1999

Kawbawgam Yearbook Photograph file

 Collection — Box: 07-07-01
Identifier: MSS-293
Scope and Contents

The collection contains the original prints of the 1932 Kawbawgam yearbook as well as spare photos also used to create the yearbook.

Dates: 1932

Kay Grinsteiner photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CD-009
Scope and Contents

This collection is an artificial collection of family photographs from Kay Grinsteiner. It consists of 11 photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1930

Kaye House scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-240
Content Description

The Kaye Hall scrapbook was transferred to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives by Dan Truckey. The scrapbook includes photographs of Kaye House, John and June Jamrich's life there, and events they sponsored.

Dates: 1968 - 1983

Keweenaw National Historical Park Oral History collection

 Collection
Identifier: SLC-010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three oral history interviews with residents of Hancock and Calumet. Both transcripts and audio versions are available.

Dates: 2000-07-20

K.I. Sawyer Regional Documents Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RDC-1
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents relating to the K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Marquette County, Michigan, its closure by the Air Force in 1995, and its conversion into a civilian airport, as well as the impacts of those changes on the community and on the natural environment.

Dates: 1950 - 2000

K.I. Sawyer Support Group records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-062
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

John Kiltinen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-231
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

Stewart Kingsbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-329
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers, data, audio cassettes and open reel tapes of interviews, and books dealing with place names in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including their origin and folkloric materials dealing with loggers, miners, Finnish-Americans, and Native Americans. The collection contains maps and file cards listing place names of all topographical features including cities, towns, and settlement areas in the Upper Peninsula. It contains copies of papers that describe Dr....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Sylvia Kinnunen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-138
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.

Dates: 1920-2005

Kitch-iti-kipi (Big Spring) collection

 Collection
Identifier: TTHC-003
Scope and Contents

This collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, and advertisements about Kitch-iti-kipi, also known as Big Spring.

Dates: 1883 - 1978

Knuth Family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CD-010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of the Knuth family and their relatives. It also contains a family history chart explaining the relationships between the people in the photographs and a few newspaper articles about the family.

Dates: 1905 - 1998

Norman "Boots" Kukuk papers

 Collection — Box: 28-01-04
Identifier: MSS-400
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

Clara Laidlaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-110
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...
Dates: 1924-1989

Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad (LSI) collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-379
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

Lambda Chi Alpha, Lambda Upsilon Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-334
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

John Langaas diaries

 Collection — Box: 07-01-04
Identifier: MSS-161
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

Jon "Jack" LaSalle papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-398
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

Laverne Simonen scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-218
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

Philip Legler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-327
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

Dates: 1960 - 1989

Little Harbor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: TTHC-010
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, newspaper articles, and histories documenting the town of Little Harbor.

Dates: 1880 - 1985

Lone Elm Farm photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CD-012
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of ninety-nine photographs. They document the Lone Elm Farm in Menominee County, Michigan and the Benson and Christiansen families who lived there.

Dates: 1885 - 2010

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ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE

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.


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