Resource Guides

1. The Upper Peninsula Bibliography

The Upper Peninsula Bibliography is the product of years of compiling by the Director of the Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, Russell M. Magnaghi. The extensive bibliography is topical, and is designed to guide researchers interested in particular subjects related to the rich history of the Upper Peninsula.

 

2. Iron Mining Industry Resource Guide

This resource guide provides summary descriptions of collections that provide significant documentation of the historical development of the iron mining industry in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 

For a comprehensive discussion of the scope and content of the Archives of the Cleveland - Cliffs Iron Mining Company records, please click on the following link to a PDF of Terry Reynolds, Archival Report: The Cleveland – Cliffs Iron Company Collections, Northern Michigan University Archives, Michigan Historical Review, 30:1, Spring 2004, 133-144.  Courtesy of The Michigan Historical Review and the author.

 

3. Native American Resource Guide

This guide provides information on collections and University record series maintained by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives documenting the history of Native American culture and society in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  The entries include folder titles and location information.  Please refer to this guide when making a reference query or a research visit to the Archives.

 

4. Environmental History Resource Guide

This guide provides information on historical manuscript collections maintained by the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives documenting the history of environmental activism and human impact on the environment and landscape.

 

5. Genealogical Resource Guide

This guide provides collection level descriptions to material that will aid patrons in genealogical research.  For more information on other institutions and repositories in the Upper Peninsula that maintain genealogical resource material, please visit the Archives' guide to Upper Peninsula Genealogical and Historical Societies.

 

6. Women's History Resource Guide

This guide provides information on collections located in the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan Archives pertaining to Women's History in the UP and NMU.