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The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives houses the historical records of Northern Michigan University and historical materials documenting the history of the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, including Alger, Delta, Dickinson, Marquette, Menominee and Schoolcraft counties.

Construction Notice 

The Archives will be undergoing some renovations this fall.

For the next (approx.) TWO WEEKS, our reading room is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY. You may schedule a time to view documents or use our other resources by emailing archives@nmu.edu or calling us at (906) 227-1225. All email requests, phone requests, and document retrivals will be available. None of our virtual reference services will be affected. We hope to resume normal operations as soon as possible and will keep our website updated as to when that will be.

Regional Historical Manuscript Collections

The Archives is transitioning to a new catalog for its finding aids, ArchivesSpace. ArchivesSpace allows you to browse our collections by title, name of person or institution, or subject, and to search our descriptions of them by keyword.

Learn from home with our variety of <a href=online-exhibitions> online exhibits</a> produced throughout the year. Currently available are exhibits on <a href="http://archives.nmu.edu/studentprotests/index.html">student protests at NMU in the ‘60s</a> and <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/voelker/index.htm">50th Anniversary Anatomy of a Murder</a> exhibition. The Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Mining Company Digitization project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, focuses on three record series from the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Mining Company collection. View it <a href="http://archives.nmu.edu/cci/">here</a>.NMU Archives is on social media. Follow us to read featured articles and collections as well as to stay up to date on future events and exhibitions. <br><br /> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Central-Upper-Peninsula-and-Northern-Michigan-University-Archives/123730247736790">Facebook</a><br /><a href="https://twitter.com/NMU_Archives">Twitter</a><br /><a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjs7nMHsZt2O15RjVszai3A">YouTube</a><br /><a href="https://northerntradition.wordpress.com/">WordPress</a>The Archives accepts, organizes, stores, and makes accessible records (both paper and electronic) from central Upper Peninsula businesses, public and private organizations, governments, individuals and the Northern Michigan University community.

Quick Links

Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives126 Learning Resource Centerarchives@nmu.edu906-227-1225