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Northern Michigan faculty and staff.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Applies to faculty and staff 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 43 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Bordeau papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-009
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains Northern Michigan University memorabilia collected by Robert M. Bordeau while a student at the school and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the NMU Development Fund. The collection contains contains mostly correspondence, including Bordeau's criticism of the Northern Michigan University administration's decision to close the Department of Music's string program. Responses from Robert Glenn, President Jamrich, and Elda Tate are also included. The collection also...
Dates: 1955 - 1982

Jeannette S. Bowden papers

 Collection — Box 26-03-05
Identifier: MSS-095
Scope and Contents note This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs that document Jeannette Bowden's receipt of the Northern Michigan University (NMU) Distinguished Alumni Award (1971) and her retirement in 1980. Most of the correspondence is laudatory and congratulatory in content and tone. The collection contains very little substantive material documenting her career at NMU. The collection also contains a transcript of a speech given by Bowden in 1965 that summarizes her work...
Dates: 1936 - 2005

Gildo Canale sports memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-034
Scope and Contents note This collection consists mainly of Northern Michigan University basketball and football game programs; photographs of teams, athletic activities, and coaches; and news articles related to NMU sports from 1928 to 1992. The collection also includes a football program from 1992.
Dates: 1928-1992

Lew Allen Chase papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-322
Scope and Contents note This collection comprises the reference file of Lew Allen Chase, chair of the History Department at Northern from 1919 to 1944. Although blind, Chase possessed almost total mental recall and engaged his students to read to him from newspapers and other publications on a regular basis. The file covers a wide variety of subjects including agriculture, banking, Native Americans, the Civil War, occasional student term papers, the Upper Peninsula, and much miscellany.

Processed July 1994.
Dates: 1915 - 1935

Martha Clark letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-023
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of a letter written by Martha Clark in 1911 that describes the J.D. Pierce Training School's kindergarten room and the children's activities. The letter also describes the teaching of drawing by the teacher, Miss Edwards. The J.D. Pierce Training School was located on the campus of Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan and functioned as a training laboratory for student teachers.
Dates: 1911

Ruth Craig papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-114
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of items formerly part of a retirement scrapbook given to Ruth Craig on her retirement from Northern Michigan University in 1963. The collection consists of photographs of campus scenes, student activities, former students, faculty and staff, and images from the retirement dinner. The collection also consists of numerous letters of tribute written to Craig from staff and former students. All materials are dated 1963.
Dates: 1963

Donald F. Dreisbach papers

 Collection — Box 31-05-04
Identifier: MSS-172
Scope and Content This collection contains the papers of Donald F. Dreisbach, a Northern Michigan University Professor of Philosophy. His papers include manuscripts and drafts of articles he has written (most of which are concentrated on the works of Paul Tillich), his dissertation work, and his faculty evaluation forms. The materials range from the years 1969 to 1998.
Dates: 1969-1998

Fillmore C.F. Earney papers

 Collection — Box 06-01-01
Identifier: MSS-186
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of some of the professional publications of Dr. Fillmore C.F. Earney. The collection's focus is on mining and mineral resources. Of particular note is the report entitled "Marquette County Growth Impact Study (1975)." This report examines the impact of mining operations by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company on the population and economic growth of Marquette County.
Dates: 1965-1994

Future Teachers of America Workshop photographs

 Collection — Box 26-05-02: Series MSS-021
Identifier: MSS-043
Scope and Contents Note This collection is comprised of several photographs depicting students and faculty from Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan attending a workshop sponsored by the Future Teachers of America. The photographs are not labeled with identifying information.
Dates: 1964

Luther O. Gant papers

 Collection — Box 06-01-03
Identifier: MSS-049
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of memorabilia of Luther Gant's career at Northern Michigan College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan. The collection is scattered and incomplete. Materials include numerous photographs of Kaye Hall, particularly during winter, and photographs of Luther Gant's retirement celebration. The collection also includes honorary degrees and correspondence from noted Michigan educators. Materials date between 1930 and 1961.
Dates: 1930 - 1961

Elisha Greifer papers

 Collection — Box 02-07-01
Identifier: MSS-171
Scope and Content This collection includes political science-related articles written by Dr. Elisha Greifer and other materials of which he was the editor or translator.
Dates: 1951 - 1969

Earl Hilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-320
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of Dr. Earl Hilton, formerly a professor of English at Northern Michigan University. It consists of syllabi, lecture notes, and handouts relating to a variety of English courses taught by Hilton while at Northern. The collection also contains Hilton's writings, presentations, and publications, which largely focus on American literature as do his course materials. Also included is a student term paper on music at Northern and correspondence and course...
Dates: 1947 - 1990

Miriam B. Hilton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-319
Scope and Contents note The collection contains the papers of Miriam Hilton. The collection includes drafts, notes, news clippings, alumni questionnaires, and transcriptions of faculty interviews (Meyland, Hedgecock, Wahtera, and O'Dell) relating to her book Northern Michigan University: The First 75 Years. Also included are records relating to Church Women United of Marquette and writings of Hilton's father, Dr. John Elder.

Processed March 1995
Dates: 1949 - 1975

James L. Carter papers

 Collection — Box 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-360
Scope and Contents Scattered papers of James L. Carter including biographical materials; press releases, news clippings, and brochures relating to the Greenwood Nature Center, which was a nature education facility operated by Northern Michigan University during the early 1980s; a summary of activities, list of titles published, and selected memos associated with the NMU Press; and progress reports and correspondence regarding the American Indian Program at Northern during the 1970s.
Dates: 1971-1972, 1988, 1980-1983, 1986-1993

John X. Jamrich photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-100
Scope and Contents note This collection of photographs documents some of former Northern Michigan University President John X. Jamrich's official duties on campus. Of particular note are the images of the Physical Education and Instructional Facility (PEIF) ground-breaking and Kaye House (the official residence of the President) receptions. The photographs date from 1968 to 1983.
Dates: 1968 - 1983

John N. Lowe scrapbook

 Collection — Box 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-362
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a cloth-bound field journal and a bound scrapbook. The field journal is embossed with the title: “Simmons Wood, Biological Survey; By John W. Lowe. June 20, 1930.” The field journal contains a research journal documenting the field work done at Simmons Wood, located in Western Mackinac County in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The journal has information relating to lakes, streams, game animals, birds, and plants that can be found in Simmons Wood. It also includes...
Dates: 1930 - 1938

John R. Watanen papers

 Collection — Box 02-02-04
Identifier: MSS-372
Scope and Contents note Papers of John R. Watanen, an English professor at Northern Michigan University, relating to his involvement with the university's Academic Senate and various senate committees.
Dates: 1947 - 1971

Gene D. L. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-318
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the service files of Northern Michigan University history professor Gene D. L. Jones. It contains the records (1968-1979) of the Upper Great Lakes Teacher Education Council, the 1984 report of the Task Force on Liberal Education Requirements, and the constitution and minutes (1970) of the Upper Peninsula Regional Council for the Social Sciences. Also in the collection are syllabi for Jones's courses, some of his research notes, and documentation of the Robert F....
Dates: 1967-1989

Judith DeMark papers

 Collection — Box 02-07-03
Identifier: MSS-205
Scope and Contents These files contain research documents by Judith DeMark, a former Northern Michigan University history professor, on the history of Marquette. Topics include mining, immigration, Finnish folklore, and tuberculosis.
Dates: 1848 - 1998

Kaye House scrapbook

 Collection — Box 04-07-01
Identifier: MSS-240
Content Description The Kaye Hall scrapbook was transferred to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives by Dan Truckey. The scrapbook includes photographs of Kaye House, John and June Jamrich's life there, and events they sponsored.
Dates: 1968 - 1983

Sylvia Kinnunen papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-138
Scope and Contents Note This collection represents a partial documentation of the personal and professional life of Dr. Sylvia Kinnunen, who spent the majority of her career as a professor in the Department of Education at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection includes a scattering of personal photographs, correspondence, and teaching materials. The collection's materials range in date from 1920 to 2005.
Dates: 1920-2005

Philip Legler papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-327
Scope and Contents note This collection documents the career of former Northern Michigan University English professor and poet Philip Legler. It includes his published poetry and an unpublished manuscript as well as news articles and miscellaneous materials.

Processed June 1996
Dates: 1960 - 1989

Russell M. Magnaghi papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-317
Scope and Contents note This collection contains original records and manuscripts, photocopies of historical documents, project materials, news clippings, student term papers, correspondence, research notes, presentations, and publications of Dr. Russell M. Magnaghi, Northern Michigan University Professor Emeritus of History, known for his broad interest and involvement in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, ethnic groups in the U.P. (particularly Italian-Americans), and Northern Michigan University.The...
Dates: 1840 - 1998

Clifford F. Maier papers

 Collection — Box 25-03-05
Identifier: MSS-175
Scope and Contents note This collection is composed of handwritten research notes compiled by and personal papers collected by Dr. Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier between 1960 and 1992. Dr. Maier's research involved the immigration history of French-Canadians to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a paper titled "The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century," delivered at the 1980 Great Lakes History Conference. Dr. Maier's personal papers document his...
Dates: 1960 - 1992

Ellwood Mattson photographs

 Collection — Box 08-06-01: Series MSS-030
Identifier: MSS-073
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains photographs of Ellwood Mattson and his role with the School of Banking at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan during the early 1980s.
Dates: 1982

C.V. "Red" Money papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-166
Scope and Contents note This collection consists of basketball scorebooks from teams coached by or associated with C.V. "Red" Money. Scorebooks from the 1949-1950 season through the 1954-1955 season are for the Northern Michigan University basketball team. Also included are summaries of his basketball and football seasons, a paper written by Money, and plaques honoring him.
Dates: 1927-1974

Northern Michigan College of Education Alumni World War II correspondence

 Collection — Box 09-05-03
Identifier: MSS-313
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

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 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

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