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Northern Michigan University Distinguished Alumni, Faculty, and Citizenship Awards records

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-279
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised with the recognitions and awards that have been presented to the accomplished Alumni and Faculty of Northern Michigan University and The NMU President's Award for Distinguished Citizenship. The items in this collection displays the university’s recognition of those Alumni, Faculty, and Community Members who have shown great achievement in their profession and society. The Distinguished Alumni Awards in this collection range from 1960-1986. Photographs and...
Dates: 1960-1987

Northern Michigan University Football Team photographs

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-247
Scope and Contents

This collection of the Northern Michigan University Football Team photographs consist of team photographs and miscellaneous team member photographs from 1951 to 1954. Some of the individuals included in the photographs are Bob St. Martin, Sam Bogarin, Louis Myefski, Paul Gingrass, Ed Kuivinch, John Beaumier, Adrian Anglim, Bob Monck, Ted Fellman, and assistant coach Morgan Gingrass.

Dates: circa 1951- 1954

Northern Michigan University Women records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-239
Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes constitutions, agendas, correspondence, membership lists and directories, minutes, newsletters, and financial materials including treasurers reports.

Dates: 1926 - 2007

Northern State Normal School photographs

 Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Identifier: MSS-041
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains several images of students in groups outdoors at Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The students are engaged in various activities. Of particular note are images of Kaye Hall, the original Longyear Dormitory, and the Marquette Branch state prison. The photographs date from 1905 to 1910.

Dates: 1905 - 1910

Northern Supper Club records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-059
Scope and Contents note

This collection documents the activities of the Northern Supper Club in Marquette, Michigan. Records include correspondence, promotional flyers, financial information, and mailing lists dating from 1995 to 1996.

Dates: 1995 - 1996

Richard O'Dell papers

 Collection — Box: 04-05-04
Identifier: MSS-054
Scope and Contents note The collection contains documents related to both O'Dell's personal life and his professional life, including correspondence, event and committee files, photographs, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and publications. There is also a file of correspondence and other material related to Lavinia Spindler, who worked at Western Michigan University. While there is nothing to indicate exactly why O'Dell had Spindler's materials, he does refer to an Aunt Lavinia in some of his personal...
Dates: 1896 - 1997

Office of Indian Affairs (OIA) microfilm

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-301
Scope and Contents This collection documents the correspondence of the Office of Indian Affairs with the Michigan Superintendency, Arizona Superintendency, and Agents at Mackinac (MI), Sault Ste. Marie (MI), LaPointe (WI), Chippewa Agency (MN), and the Chippewa Agency of Crow Wing (MN). It also documents Ratified Treaties of 1854-1855 and the Adjutant General's Office reports on the Returns of Military Forces encamped at Ft. Brady (MI). Also included are microfilmed copies of the Indian Census Rolls from...
Dates: 1780 - 1940

Oliver Iron Mining Company engineering blueprints

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-119
Scope and Contents note

This collection contains blueprints of various types of mining equipment and structures.

Dates: 1901-1909

Jennie Eline Olson diary

 Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Identifier: MSS-298
Scope and Contents note The Jennie Eline Olson diary is a daily diary written during the years 1905-1907 and appears to be a daily log of events in her life. At the time of writing, Jennie would have been between 17 and 19 years old. In the diary she lists the names and birthdates of her parents and people who appear to be her siblings.Her father is identified as Johan Oluf Olson, born March 28, 1856, with no place of birth given. Her mother is identified as Eli and shows a birthdate of January 5,...
Dates: 1905 - 1907

One Book, One Community scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-241
Content Description

The "One Book, One Community" scrapbook from 2006 was created by Phyllis Wong and was transferred to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives by Dan Truckey. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, flyers, and press releases.

Dates: 2006

Onota Township Government records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-385
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of ledgers. There are minutes from township board meetings, treasurers' reports, voter registration ledgers, assessment rolls, and a 1938 property inventory.

Dates: 1887 - 1975

Ontonagon County Poor House records

 Collection
Identifier: OCHS-001
Scope and Contents This ledger documents demographic information about the inmates of the Ontonagon Poor House. The inmates section of the ledger includes the name of each inmate and their age, sex, residence, nationality, entrance and discharge dates, cause of pauperism, reason for discharge, whether they had a disability, and "other remarks" that often include date and place of birth, religion, and where members of the person's family lived. The deaths section describes the name, race, sex, nationality, and...
Dates: 1882 - 1946

Ontonagon Lighthouse records

 Collection
Identifier: OCHS-004
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of seven ledgers created by the Ontonagon Lighthouse keeper. They record supplies at the lighthouse, the amount of oil used each day, how long the lighthouse was lit, and the daily weather conditions. A 1937 blueprint titled "Ontonagon, Michigan Maitenance Soundings in Channel and Lake Approach" was tucked into the front cover of one of the ledgers.

Dates: 1883 - 1937

Ontonagon plat maps

 Collection
Identifier: OCHS-003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single ledger that contains plat maps for Ontonagon County. Plat maps record who owned each plot of land, and they are also semi-detailed maps of geographic features such as rivers, lakes, and railroads.

Dates: Undated

Oral histories of underground iron miners

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-180
Scope and Contents note This collection contains 24 audiocassettes and selected transcripts of interviews with eight former underground iron miners, as conducted by Mary Tippett Andes in 1994. The miners interviewed are Glenn Bjork, Louis La Jeunesse, William Lucas, Ralph Maki, Lowell K. Smail, and Dewey B. Tippett. Two miners' wives, Kaarina Lucas and Dawne Tippett Smail, were also interviewed. Each miner recounts his experiences as an underground iron miner working for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Company on the...
Dates: 1994

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

Painesdale Mine and Shaft records

 Collection
Identifier: PMAS-003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs and videos created by Painesdale Mine and Shaft to raise funds for the preservation of the Champion Mine #4 Shaft House and to document their preservation efforts. The photographs show a "drone's eye view" of the shaft house and depict the removal of vegetation from the shaft house in 2020. There are also aerial photos of Champion Mine taken by the United States Geological Survey that were collected by Painesdale Mine and Shaft. The videos include tours...
Dates: 1992 - 2020

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...
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...
Dates: 1968-1996

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

Pride Rock records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-463
Content Description

This collection documents the formation of Pride Rock, a LGBTQ+ priority house within NMU’s residence halls. The collection includes a FAQ, a Safety Plan for Pride Rock, a survey response of other universities with similar programs, three North Wind editorials, and the complete project proposal.

Dates: 2021 - 2022

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

Ramachandran Bharath papers

 Collection — Box: LRC 05-01-02
Identifier: MSS-181
Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains articles, papers, reports written by Ramachandran Bharath, professor in the College of Business at Northern Michigan University, between 1980 and 1990. Also included are awards won by Bharath.

Dates: 1980 - 1990

Thomas K. Ray papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-346
Scope and Contents This collection documents the history of the Episcopal Church in the Upper Peninsula in the 1980s and 1990s. Other documents pertain to Tom Ray’s earlier assignments in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Crown Point and Marion, Indiana and Evanston, Illinois.A major topic in the collection is mutual ministry, a strategy that Tom Ray developed to deal with a lack of clergy and the financial ability to maintain clergy in the Upper Peninsula and other rural regions like it. Ministry teams of...
Dates: 1957 - 2010

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