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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

Our rennovations are nearly complete. Please refer to our hours to see when we are open, as walk-ins are once again welcomed and encouraged! We are excited to have a new facility for our patrons to utilize.

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