Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae.
Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Applies to alumni/alumnae of all iterations of the school, including Northern State Normal School, Northern State Teacher's College, Northern Michigan College of Education, Northern Michigan College, and Northern Michigan University.
Found in 88 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 09-05-03
Scope and Contents note This collection contains letters, postcards, v-mails, and press releases about various alumni promotions and service history sent between 1942 and 1948.
Dates: 1942 - 1948
Collection — Box 04-07-01
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...
Collection — Box 26-05-02: Series MSS-021
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
Collection — Box 04-07-01
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.
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...
Collection — Box 11-03-01
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
Collection — Box 06-02-02
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
Collection — Box 24-07-01
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.
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 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.
Dates: 1922 - 1926
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...
Dates: 1964-1979; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1979
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.
Dates: 1951 - 2004
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...
Dates: 1964-1988; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1984
Scope and Contents Note The John D. Voelker papers document Voelker's life, his career as a lawyer, prosecuting attorney of Marquette County, and associate justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, and his activities as a writer and trout fisherman. The legal case files shed light on economic and social conditions in Marquette County during the 1930s and 1940s. The published and unpublished manuscripts document Voelker’s development as a writer and the effort he put into crafting his works. The correspondence covers a...
Dates: 1871 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990
Collection — Box 08-06-01
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Westen's years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection also includes photographs of Westen and the Marquette area that date to the 1950s. Also included is the "Sixth Grade Reporter," a student newspaper for J.D. Pierce School. Photographs document Westen's J.D. Pierce School class, his professional teaching career, family fishing and camping trips, and cross-country ski trips. The...
Dates: 1948 - 1960
Collection — Box 25-01-02
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.
Dates: 1948 - 1993
Scope and Contents note This collection contains photographs of families in "Vetville," the common name for married student housing at Northern Michigan University, preparing to move or for graduation, including images of the students' children. The collection also contains photographs of a Rod and Gun Club outing and of fans and concession stands at Memorial Field (located where the Berry Events Center now stands) during an NMU football game. The photographs were taken by Harold Wiitala between 1952 and 1955.
Dates: 1952 - 1955
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