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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Christmas Tree Ship Collection

Identifier: TTHC-019
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs of the Rouse Simmons and the family of its captain, newspaper clippings and a list of resources about the shipwreck, and documentation of the modern memory of the shipwreck, including poetry, photo albums of modern commemorations of the event, and a scrapbook of a musical about the event put on by Gwinn High School.

Dates: 1912 - 2008

Ontonagon Lighthouse records

Identifier: OCHS-004
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of ledgers created by the Ontonagon Lighthouse keeper from 1871 to 1916. Most of the ledgers 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. One ledger documents shipwrecks near the lighthouse.

Dates: 1871 - 1916

Rivers, lakes, and waterways of the Upper Peninsula, 1954 - 1981

Scope and Contents note

Contains materials related to rivers, lakes, and waterways of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Dates: 1954 - 1981

Thompson Historical Marker Collection

Identifier: TTHC-018
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and newspaper articles related to the installation of the historic marker and interpretive panels in the town of Thompson. It also includes the full text of the marker and panels.

Dates: 2006


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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