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Alger County (Mich.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Alger County 1910 Census Statistics

 Digital Record

Au Train Regional Documents Collection

Identifier: RDC-003
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documents relating to the hydroelectric project in Au Train, its possible environmental impact on the area, and the fishery in the Au Train area. A large portion of the collection relates to public concern over a proposed Shoreline Management Plan created by the Upper Peninsula Power Company in 2007.

Dates: 1963 - 2017

Clarence Sellman scrapbook

Identifier: GMHS-009
Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains newspaper articles and photographs related to Grand Marais, Michigan. Most of the items concern fishing and the Coast Guard.

Dates: 1939 - 1989

Pat Gagliardi papers

Identifier: MSS-060
Scope and Content Note This collection documents Pat Gagliardi’s political career in the Michigan House of Representatives. The collection includes, but is not limited to, newspaper clippings, brochures, correspondence, petitions, laws, bills, personal notes, grant applications, blue prints, maps, reports and studies, meeting minutes, and photographs. The collection is only partially processed and currently arranged into one record series: Project Files. Among the most significant subjects of interest to the...
Dates: 1981 - 1998

Grand Marais Chamber of Commerce scrapbook

Identifier: GMHS-010
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains maps, newspaper clippings, brochures, event posters and programs, meeting minutes, newsletters, press releases, and photographs related to Grand Marais, Michigan. Many of the documents are related to the activities of the Grand Marais Chamber of Commerce, who created the scrapbook, but others are general promotional materials about Grand Marais. The scrapbook also documents the efforts to save the Grand Marais harbor and issues with hiking trails and access to...
Dates: 1960 - 1989

Grand Marais Gazette newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-001
Scope and Contents

The collection has almost the full run of the newspaper from August 30, 1994 to August 15, 2013. It is missing the first March 2007 issue, the second March 2009 issue, the second June 2012 issue, the first November 2012 issue, and the second December 2012 issue.

Dates: 1994 - 2013

Grand Marais Herald newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-003
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of fragments of a single issue of the Grand Marais Herald from approximately March 6-12, 1904.

Dates: 1904-03

Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review newspapers

Identifier: GMHS-005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the full run of the first Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review from 1971 to 1994. It also includes the new Grand Marais Pilot and Pictured Rocks Review from 2013 to 2022.A few issues from the 1971 to 1994 run are missing. They are: Volume 3, Number 5 (early May 1973); Volume 8, Number 22 (early January 1979); Volume 8, Number 23 (late January 1979); Volume 8, Number 24 (early February 1979); Volume 11, Number 12 (late August 1981); Volume 16,...
Dates: 1971 - 2022

Grand Marais Tales of the Past binder

Identifier: GMHS-002
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single binder of materials compiled by Rosie Della Meldrum and James Carter in 2009. The contents include reminiscences by a variety of Grand Marais residents, historic photographs of people, organizations, and places in Grand Marais, and information about historic buildings and businesses in Grand Marais.

Dates: 2009

Marquette Area Glass Negatives collection

Identifier: SLC-014
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of glass negatives taken in Marquette County and Alger County in the early-to-mid twentieth century. Many of the images concern mining, logging, fishing, Presque Isle Park, and the Marquette ore docks.

Dates: 1912 - 1951

Pictorial works of the Upper Peninsula, 1977-2009

Scope and Contents note

Includes primarily photographic or graphic works depicting the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Dates: 1977-2009

Standard Atlas of Alger County, Michigan

Identifier: GMHS-008
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single atlas of Alger County, Michigan from 1921. The atlas includes detailed plats for the county.

Dates: 1921

Upper Peninsula Cemetery records

Identifier: MSS-382
Content Description This collection consists of 5 CDs (which are also online at which contain records of individual burial plots in cemeteries in Luce, Schoolcraft, Mackinac, Marquette, and Alger Counties in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. They include indexes, transcriptions of tombstones, maps of the cemeteries, and occasionally photos.Each completed disc has an introductory page and an Excel and Word index of all of the cemeteries. The discs marked...
Dates: 1800 - 2008


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.

These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.

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