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Collection — Box: 15-05-02
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.
Collection — Box: 15-05-02
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.
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....
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.
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.
Collection — Box: 25-03-01
Content Description This collection contains calendars published by the university from 1912 to 1916.
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. ...
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
Processed June 1996
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...
Collection — Box: 26-07-01
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.
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)...
Collection — Box: 02-07-06
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.
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.
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
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.
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
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.
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...
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...
Collection — Box: 08-05-04
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.
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.
Collection — Box: 09-06-01
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...
Collection — Box: 26-07-04
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.
Collection — Box: 09-05-04
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. ...
United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) Local 2178 (Technical, Office and Professional) Union records
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
Scope and Contents Note The collection is comprised of political papers and office materials created by Charles H. Varnum and office staff during his time in the Michigan House of Representatives. These papers include correspondence, reports, financial materials, questionnaires, news clippings and advertisements, photographs, plaques, indices, film reels, audio cassettes, speeches, project files, campaign materials, and publications from 1964-1988. These papers document his work as a Michigan Representative and as a...
- Correspondence. 114
- Photographs. 97
- Marquette (Mich.). 90
- 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
- Marquette County (Mich.). 23
- Newspapers. 23
- 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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