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Oral histories on September 11, 2001

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-111
Scope and Contents note This collection contains oral histories of student recollections of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. The project was a class assignment for Dr. Frank Van Nuys' HS 200: Historical Reading and Writing class taught at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Students conducted the interviews during March 2002.
Dates: 2002

Tyyne Ostlund papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-256
Scope and Contents This is a small collection consisting of the papers of Tyyne Ostlund, a graduate of Northern Michigan University. The materials consist of notebooks, sketches, papers, and correspondence, mostly focusing on topics of architecture and art.
Dates: 1948

Paisano Club of Upper Michigan records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-116
Scope and Content This collection includes records of the Paisano Club of Upper Michigan. They provide information about the social club and associated Italian societies. This collection contains information about the culture of these Italian immigrants, the efforts they made to keep their culture and values alive, the efforts they made to send assistance to Italians in need in Italy, and the efforts they made to visit the places of their birth. Series DescriptionsRecord Series I....
Dates: 1959-1990; Majority of material found within 1963 - 1985

Peace newspaper issue

 Collection — Box: 09-01-06
Identifier: MSS-088
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one issue of the Peace newspaper published in 1969. This particular issue deals almost entirely with subjects of racism and African American students on campus. A major topic is the elimination of the Job Corps program on Northern Michigan University's campus.
Dates: 1969

Peter White Land Company records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-052
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a record of property owned, rented, and sold by the Peter White Land Company, a business located in Marquette, Michigan. Included is information on assessed value, taxes paid, and a graphic depiction of lots sold. The record is divided by sections of the city of Marquette and the surrounding area. The collection also contains a folder of legal documents chattel mortgage (1876) between the Peter White Land Company and Joseph L'Huillier, including a detailed inventory of...
Dates: 1876-1932; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1932

Bernard C. Peters papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-308
Scope and Contents This collection, MSS-308: Bernard C. Peters papers, is arranged by subject. The series identified as Research Notes are in numerical order based on the microfilm the notes were taken from.

I. Publications II. Research Notes -- Microfilm III. Research Notes -- Douglass Houghton's 1840 Field Journal IV. Manuscripts V. Photographs VI. Correspondence VII. Maps
Dates: 1722 - 1904

Lewis Peters papers

 Collection — Box: 25-04-06
Identifier: MSS-314
Scope and Contents note The collection includes scattered minutes of the Biology Department; correspondence largely relating to Peters' research on the fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum; materials regarding attempts to establish an Institute for Indian Education at Northern; materials of and relating to Luther West, a former Biology faculty member at Northern best known for his research on the housefly; and a publication written by Peters on preveterinary curricular opportunities at Northern.
Dates: 1961 - 1991

Tom Peters sports memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-030
Scope and Contents note This collection contains memorabilia collected by Tom Peters documenting Northern Michigan University (NMU) football, basketball, and ice hockey from 1968 to 1996. The collection consists of various promotional flyers, brochures, and newsletters. Also included are photographs, newspaper clippings, memoranda, programs, and some correspondence. Of particular note is a large collection of season programs for football, basketball, and ice hockey. The photographs depict Peters in various...
Dates: 1968-1996

Photographic File

 Collection
Identifier: ARCHIV-014

Pi Omega Pi records

 Collection — Box: 08-06-03
Identifier: MSS-344
Scope and Contents This collection contains records created by the Northern Michigan University chapter of Pi Omega Pi as well as records created by the national organization from the opening of the chapter in 1967 to 2006. It includes bylaws, certificates, correspondence, records of events, a history of the fraternity, meeting minutes, photographs, reports to the national organization, and pamphlets about the fraternity. Of particular interest to researchers is a scrapbook documenting the activities of the...
Dates: 1967 - 2006

Rudi Prusok papers

 Collection — Box: 06-01-01
Identifier: MSS-188
Scope and Contents note This collection documents Dr. Rudi Prusok's professional career at Northern Michigan University. The bulk of the collection covers the 1980s and includes professional and personal correspondence, flyers, brochures, records of the Foreign Language Teachers Conference, course syllabi, faculty evaluation (1994), a copy of an article Prusok wrote about Thomas Mann, and a sabbatical leave proposal. Some of the personal correspondence discusses scheutzen rifles.
Dates: 1977 - 1994

Pythian Sisters of Ishpeming records

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-010
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a minute book with records from 1960-1968 of the Ishpeming chapter of the Pythian Sisters, Cloveland Temple No. 106, a women's service organization, in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a meeting attendance record for 1963-1964.
Dates: 1960-1968

Red Dust Oral History collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-113
Scope and Contents note The Red Dust records consist of approximately 800 oral history interviews documenting the history of the Central Upper Peninsula. The collection's materials include transcripts of oral history interviews, stories written for the “Red Dust” publication, cassette tapes of various interviews, and videos documenting the local history. Those who are interested in the local history of the Central Upper Peninsula as well as the impact of major historical events such as the Depression and World War...
Dates: 1983-2000

William H. Rigby papers

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Identifier: MSS-033
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers that document the development of William Rigby's article "Space Age Research in the Ceramics Laboratory," subsequently published in the Industrial Arts and Vocational Education magazine in 1970. Records include manuscripts, journal articles, photographs, and correspondence related to the article's publication.
Dates: 1970

Robert Davis papers

 Collection — Box: 11-03-01
Identifier: MSS-260
Content Description This collection of papers from Michigan politican Robert (Bob) Davis includes correspondence and photographs from his time as a member of the House of Representatives. Although the bulk of the collection consists of photographs, the voting record files are also substantial. They contain not lists of Rep. Davis's votes but also copies of the legislation on which he voted. The photographs include various people and organizations as well as Michigan state representatives and former presidents of...
Dates: 1979 - 1991

Robert F. McClellan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-311
Scope and Content Note The McClellan papers offer excellent documentation of the faculty organization and agitation for union recognition in the early 1970s. The collection also offers insight into the establishment of the AAUP after becoming the collective bargaining unit for the faculty at Northern Michigan University. McClellan was the informal faculty advisor for the Black Student Union, and his papers include records documenting the black student sit-in of the dean of students office in 1969. Records include,...
Dates: 1963 - 1985

Forest Roberts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-050
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents some of the highlights of Forest Robert's career at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. Topics include the Lydia Olson Library dedication (1950), forensics and debate team program, U.P. Debate League, 1966 speech for a history marker dedication, and a teacher tenure issue. Records include newspaper clippings, Alumni News, programs, photographs, brochure of college songs (1949), correspondence. The collection's materials date from 1917 to 1997.
Dates: 1917 - 1997

Marcus Robyns papers

 Collection — Box: 23-03-06
Identifier: MSS-339
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, course materials (from courses that Robyns took and courses that he taught), professional materials, copies of journal articles about archival topics, and applications for promotion. With the exception of two folders (one of personal newspaper articles and one of correspondence with former student assistants at the Northern Michigan University Archives), the entire collection deals with Robyns' career as an archivist.
Dates: 1988 - 2014

Rock Maple Ridge Workers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-012
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains financial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, by-laws, constitution, collected publications (including books, pamphlets, plays, and periodicals), socialist party propaganda and information, and miscellaneous materials of the Rock Maple Ridge Workers Association, a radical Finnish Socialist labor hall which was established in Rock, Michigan in 1912. The materials cover years 1873-1983 and are mostly in Finnish.
Dates: 1873 - 1983

Ernest Ronn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-029
Scope and Contents note This collection documents Ernest "Ernie" Ronn's activity as a union organizer and labor leader for the United Steel Workers headquartered in Negaunee, Michigan. The collection includes photographs, personal memorabilia, books on labor history, manuscripts of his memoirs, and correspondence. The collection also includes an oral history interview conducted by Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi on December 15, 1998. A new accession to the original collection includes memorabilia, photographs, awards,...
Dates: 1946 - 1999

Nancy Russo school memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 06-02-02
Identifier: MSS-129
Scope and Contents note This collection contains memorabilia of Nancy Russo's school days at Northern State Teachers College (now Northern Michigan University) from 1936 to 1939. The collection contains programs for the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs, Student Girls League Programs, a senior booklet for 1939, and a wallet size photograph of Pete Ellis.
Dates: 1936 - 1939

The Sami People photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-021
Scope and Contents note This collection features seven photographs of the Sami People of Finland taken in 1954.
Dates: 1954

Elyssa Sanner papers

 Collection — Box: 04-07-04
Identifier: MSS-343
Scope and Contents These papers consist of evaluations of Elyssa Sanner as well as her evaluations of student interns and co-workers, subject files for projects that she was involved in, and notes for two lectures that she gave. Subject files include meeting minutes and notes for Academic Information Services committees and the Honors Program Board, correspondence and notes regarding Archives metadata and grant applications, notes regarding projects in the library dealing with Digital Commons, Early English...
Dates: 2011 - 2014

Sawyer Crime Initiative Report

 File — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-141
Scope and Contents note This publication is a statistical report of crimes committed at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base in Michigan between 2003 and 2005. The report was prepared in 2006 by the Negaunee Post of the Michigan State Police. Information includes calls for police services, incident reports, arrests, responses by local enforcement units, and types of crimes.
Dates: 2006

Josephine Hurst Schils scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-255
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.
Dates: 1948-1998

SEAFARER Extremely Low Frequency (ELF) Submarine Command and Control Communications System records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-249
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Department of the Navy's Project ELF program, Seafarer Program, and Project Sanguine (1971-1989). SEAFARER was a Department of the Navy communications system designed to provide highly reliable command and control communications that were principally for use by the Submarine Forces. Series 1 - Correspondence (1977-1989). 1 folder. Arranged in chronological order. This series consists of correspondence relating to the ELF...
Dates: 1971-1989

Seney National Wildlife Refuge records

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Identifier: MSS-108
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents the administration of the Seney Wildlife Refuge. The collection mainly contains annual narrative reports. The reports describe, among other things, weather and climate conditions, resource management, fire control, species inventories and conditions, land use planning, pesticide studies, water management practices, and habitat management. The collection also contains information on Depression era Works Progress Administration (WPA) activities and World War II...
Dates: 1938-1982

Sheet Metal Workers Local 94 records

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Identifier: MSS-044
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of Sheet Metal Workers' International Association Local 94 chapter from its beginning in Menominee County, Wisconsin through its move to Marquette County, Michigan. The collection contains a complete set of membership meeting minutes, business agent correspondence, financial and budget material, roll call books, apprenticeship training records, and grievance records. The materials date between 1947 and 1982.
Dates: 1947-1982; Majority of material found within 1956 - 1982

George Shiras III papers

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Identifier: MSS-242
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence between Theodore Roosevelt and George Shiras III, on the conservation of wildlife, the Nature Faker Controversy between President Roosevelt and Rev. W.J. Long, the Roosevelt-Newett Libel Suit, Roosevelt's desire that Shiras write a book on Upper Peninsula wildlife, as well as correspondence relating to plans for Roosevelt Memorials and other miscellaneous letters. There are a number of handwritten personal letters from Mrs. Edith Kermit Roosevelt dating...
Dates: 1896-1938; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1918

The Soo Hardware Company records

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-127
Scope and Contents note This collection contains general correspondence concerning business activities include invoices and receipts of The Soo Hardware Company in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The correspondence dates from 1911 to 1918. The material has intrinsic value as an example of early twentieth century business correspondence.
Dates: 1911-1918

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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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