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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

David Spelgatti letters

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-150
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of letters between David Spelgatti and friends in Italy. The letters are in Italian with English translation. In his letters, Spelgatti comments on the Catholic religious practices in Ishpeming. There are letters dated from 1981, 1992, and 2000. A list of the members of the Societa M.S. Lomarda Veneta in Negaunee, Michigan, dated 1959, is also included in the collection.
Dates: 1958 - 2000

St. Louis the King Catholic Church presentation

 Collection — Box: 15-05-02
Identifier: MSS-128
Scope and Contents note This collection contains a slide presentation of photographs and text that outlines the history of the St. Louis the King Catholic Parish in Harvey, Michigan from 1955 to 2005. The presentation was created in 2005 and is stored on two CD-R discs.
Dates: 2005

St. Paul's Episcopal Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-064
Scope and Contents note The records of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church consist of materials that begin in 1856 and continue until 1998. The collection documents the growth and administration of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Marquette, Michigan and contains correspondence, sacramental records, various publications, and photographs. Items of interest include a complete set of vestry minutes, photographs of past reverends, the history of the parish as written by the first bishop of the Diocese of Northern Michigan G....
Dates: 1856 - 1998

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-091
Scope and Contents Note This collection documents all official church activities of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, including baptisms, communions, marriages, deaths, and church meetings. The records consists of three volumes: Register of church services (1943-1995), St. Stephen's Mission Register (1901-1949), and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church register (1925-1994). The collection's materials date from 1901 to 1995.
Dates: 1901 - 1995

Strolle, Roland S. reminiscence

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-312
Scope and Contents note Letter written by Dr. Strolle to director of Alumni Relations Paul Suomi, containing a seven-page reminiscence of his childhood, education, and career.
Dates: 1986

Student Girls' League Calendars

 Collection — Box: 25-03-01
Identifier: MSS-377
Content Description This collection contains calendars published by the university from 1912 to 1916.
Dates: 1912 - 1916

Howard R. Swaine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-051
Scope and Contents Note This collection largely documents Swaine’s political career in Marquette, Michigan. The collection contains minutes, agendas, correspondence, and numerous reports. Of particular note to the researcher are the records related to Swaine’s tenure as a board member with the Marquette Board of Light and Power and as a city commissioner with the Marquette City Commission. The collection also includes material on the Economic Development Corporation. These papers cover the years 1975 to 1989. ...
Dates: 1969 - 1989

Henry A. Tape papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-325
Scope and Contents note The collection consists of correspondence, news articles, a scrapbook, and yearbook clippings largely relating to Henry Tape's birthday in 1954 and his retirement in 1956.

Processed June 1996
Dates: 1945 - 1957

The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company pension records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-347
Scope and Contents This collection is divided into six series containing Applications for Old Age Pension and Recommendations for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents. The documents are arranged by pension number and the Recommendation for Widows and Orphans Pension Allowance documents are listed with both names of the widow and of the deceased employee. Series: Applications and Recommendations for Old Age Pension -- Mining Department -- Pensions 2-139, 1908-11-01 - 1921-06-01...
Dates: 1908 - 1932

The Masquers scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 26-07-01
Identifier: MSS-337
Scope and Contents note Newsclippings, play programs, and photographs related to the Masquers, a student drama organization. The Masquers were organized to provide for practical training in dramatic arts.
Dates: 1949 - 1958

Soo Line Railroad (SOO) collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-363
Content Description The Soo Line Railroad (SOO) collection contains one Highway Department Railway map of the Marquette Shoreline and Profile maps, right-of-way maps, station maps, maps of lands, tracks, and structures associated with the railroad, and railroad track scale drawings pertaining to the following railroads: Soo Line Railroad (SOO) (1949-present); Duluth, South Shore, & Atlantic Railway (DSS&A) (1879-1961); Minneapolis-St. Paul & Sault Ste. Marie Railroad (MStP&SSM) (SOO)...
Dates: 1912 - 1998

"The Sunday Sun" Newspaper collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-086
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains fifty-two issues of Volume 1 (1977) and seven issues of Volume 2 (1978) of the Sunday Sun newspaper published between 1977 and 1978. Articles cover a wide range of issues and subjects, including local news, politics, education, and culture.
Dates: Publication: 1977-10-02 - 1978-11-12

Theodore F. Fryfogle scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 02-07-06
Identifier: MSS-217
Content Description This collection of scrapbook materials by Theodore F. Fryfogle was given to the archives by his daughter Mary Ellen Eckler. This collection covers Fryfogle's time as a music student at Northern State Normal School. The documents included are programs/bulletins, newspaper articles, a personal music score, letters/correspondence, advertisements, and photography.
Dates: 1922 - 1926

Theta Omicron Rho photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-063
Scope and Contents note This collection documents social activities and includes an image of the entire membership of the Theta Omicron Rho fraternity in Marquette, Michigan, of which Ellwood Mattson was a member. Other images include the house stairwell and foyer prior to a dinner dance, a dress-up social party, and a dinner party. The photographs date from 1949 to 1950.
Dates: 1949 - 1950

Theta Omicron Rho records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-257
Content Description This small collection of records from the Theta Omicron Rho Fraternity was donated by Dennis Cieslinski, who tried to reorganize the fraternity. It contains a photograph of the Theta Omicron Rho house in 1978 as well as a copy of the rules and regulations of the house from 1927-1928.
Dates: 1927 - 1978

Rollie Thoren photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-152
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of photographs of Rollie Thoren and his friends and family members in and around the Marquette, Michigan area. Also included in the collection are two different color photocopies of Thoren's "Poem of the Day" creations, which combine photographs and text. Some of the photographs have handwritten labels on the back. Some images appear to be of the J.D. Pierce School at the Northern State Teachers' College. The materials are all dated 1935.
Dates: 1935

Russell Thorburn papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-157
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the unpublished and published manuscripts and correspondence of Russell Thorburn from 1977-2013. The collection also includes audio CDs of Thorburn's poems and plays and photographs from a book signing. Of particular note to the researcher are the published and unpublished manuscripts of Thornburn’s literary work. The collection contains numerous drafts of edited poetry, manuscripts, plays, and the beginnings of Thorburn’s works of art. Series...
Dates: 1977-2013

Julia K. Tibbitts papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-145
Scope and Contents note The collection is composed primarily of research materials collected by Julia K. Tibbitts for use in her case against the expansion of the Upper Peninsula Generating Company’s power plant in Marquette, Michigan. The materials include court documents highlighting the accomplishments of Superior Public Rights, Inc. and their fight to protect the environment, correspondence, newspaper articles, research documents, maps, blueprints, and legal reference documents. The court documents are nearly...
Dates: 1964-1979; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979

George Tomasi papers

 Collection — Box: 08-05-04
Identifier: MSS-170
Scope and Content This collection contains the memorabilia of George W. Tomasi. It includes photographs, papers, and articles relating to the "Barracks Boys," as well as Northern Michigan University athletics. Also included are family photographs and Hermansville High School memorabillia including a basketball program and class picture from 1952.
Dates: 1951 - 2004

Transcendental Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-183
Scope and Contents note This collection includes memorandums sent to Transcendental Club members that outline the date, location, and topic of upcoming meetings. The bulk of the collection consists of photocopies of articles used for background reading material. Some of the articles have highlights and/or notes attached. The materials are from meetings of the Transcendental Club that happened between 1993 and 1997.
Dates: 1993-1997

Tsu-Ming Han papers

 Collection — Box: 09-06-01
Identifier: MSS-296
Scope and Contents MSS-296, Tsu-Ming Han papers, is separated into seven series: Autobiography -- "Autobiography of Tsu-Ming Han: Life Journey of a Chinese Country Boy" 2004-11. This series consists of one folder containing a working draft of Tsu-Ming Han’s autobiography telling the story of his life from his childhood in China and his life in the United States. There are stories about his family, work, and friends. Awards (1954-1999). This series consists of two files. One folder contains information on his...
Dates: 1920 - 2005

Anelio Frances Turbessi papers

 Collection — Box: 26-07-04
Identifier: MSS-003
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of a single folder. Most of it is immigration and naturalization materials for Anelio Frances Turbessi and his wife. Much of this material is in Italian. There is also a high school commencement program for an Anelio A. Turbessi from 1934 (Anelio F. Turbessi's son?) and a letter from "Walter" to Anelio F. Turbessi after the death of his father.
Dates: 1882-1945

United Ancient Order of Druids, Negaunee Grove No. 3 records

 Collection — Box: 09-05-04
Identifier: MSS-120
Scope and Content Note The collection, MSS-120, United Ancient Order of Druids, Negaunee Grove No. 3 records, is separated into five series arranged by subject and arranged chronologically within each series. The collection materials date from 1913 to 1997 and some of the early materials are written in Italian.Series 1 – Cash Book, 1937-08 – 1970-06, contains one bound ledger identified on the flyleaf as “Libro del Tesoriere.” The entries dated August 1937 through April 14, 1955 are written in Italian. ...
Dates: 1913 - 1997

United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-104
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the history of the United Automobile Workers (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union on the Northern Michigan University campus in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, reports and studies, agendas, minutes, newsletters, grievance records, hearing records, and salary data. The collection's materials date from 1970 to 1997.
Dates: 1970 - 1997

United Paperworkers International Union (UPIU), Local 209, Local 110, and Local 21 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-094
Scope and Contents Note This collection provides extensive documentation on the management of an active labor union in the southern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection consists of correspondence, contract records, meeting minutes, reports, financial records, and publications dated from 1916 to 2009. Of particular note are the verbatim minutes for contract negotiations in 1986 and 1989. The collection also contains a complete set of regular monthly meetings of the membership, 1977-1982. Also included in...
Dates: 1916 - 2009

United Steelworkers of America Local 4950 records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-037
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of black and white photographs in various sizes from 1946. The photographs document groups (including the United Steelworkers of America Local 4950), individuals, organizing activities, publicity events, negotiating sessions, picket lines, and parades that occurred during the Iron Workers' Strike of 1946 in Ishpeming and Negaunee, Michigan.
Dates: 1946

Upper Peninsula Building and Construction Trades Council records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-038
Scope and Content Note This collection documents the recent history of the Upper Peninsula Building and Construction Trades, from 1973 until 1996. The collection includes correspondence, reference material, publicity materials, agendas, minutes, meeting notes, political records, organizing records. Major topics include the Shopko and Econofoods boycotts, Geriatic Care, Labor - Management Council, the prevailing wage, and struggles with non-union shops. The collection provides various information...
Dates: 1973-1996; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1996

Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association records

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Identifier: MSS-196
Scope and Contents note Scope and Contents Note: The records of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association consist of materials that document the history of the U.P. 200 and Midnight Run sled dog races organized and run by the Association. The collection is held in two cubic foot boxes, two large flat storage boxes, one smaller box, and one drawer in oversized item storage. It is organized in three separate series: (1) Internal Documents, (2) Arts and Crafts, and (3) Media and Advertising. The collection documents the...
Dates: 1990 - 2015

Upper Peninsula Writing Project (UPWP) records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-309
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the published works generated by the Upper Peninsula Writing Project from 1993 to 2009. There are three serial publications: "True North," "Yoopers: voices, visions, and verse," and "voices, visions, and verse" which are arranged within the individual series chronologically. The remaining publications represent the annual compilation of writings by participants in the UPWP workshops and are arranged chronologically.
Dates: 1993 - 2009

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