Guide to Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline Records

Collections Number: MSS-11
Volume: 8 boxes (3.2 linear feet)
Inclusive Dates: 1967-1989
Prepared by Clare Hensley and Marcus C. Robyns

Complete EAD finding aid

Scope and Content Note:

Correspondence, newsletters, new releases and articles, reports, membership lists, meeting minutes, and environmental reference materials of Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline, an environmental organization formed in 1969 to halt the Upper Peninsula Power Company's proposed construction of a generating plant at Little Presque Isle in Marquette, Michigan.  The group also monitored and engaged in letter writing campaigns involving other environmental issues such as water pollution, shoreline erosion, beautification of Marquette's Lower Harbor area, Reserve Mining (Silver Bay/Babbitt, Minnesota) taconite pollution, Seafarer (ELF)/Project Sanguine, Upper Peninsula Power Company expansion at Presque Isle Harbor, and the Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad proposed coal unloading dock (also at Presque Isle Harbor).  Reference files including correspondence, reports, and newsletters address these issues and comprise the collection's bulk.  The organization was also a member of the Save Lake Superior Association out of Duluth, Minnesota.  The collection includes newsletters, correspondence, occasional meeting minutes, bylaws, and miscellaneous materials of that group which was involved in general Lake Superior Basin issues.  There is also scattered correspondence (1969-1989) of Dorothy Bird, founder of Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline.

Processed, January 1996.

  1/1................ Air Pollution.................................................................................................... 1969-1976; n.d.

  1/2................ Alaska Pipeline............................................................................................... 1971

  1/3................ Bird, Dorothy -- Correspondence....................................................................... [1969-1989]

  1/4................ Bottle and Can Recycling................................................................................. [1969-1979]

  1/5................ Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline (CSSS) -- Financial Records.................... 1969-1972

  1/6................ CSSS -- Mailing Lists....................................................................................... 1977-1984

  1/7................ CSSS -- Meeting Minutes.................................................................................. 1973-1976

  1/8................ CSSS -- Membership......................................................................................... 1969-1977

  1/9................ CSSS -- Membership......................................................................................... 1978-1981

  1/10.............. CSSS -- Miscellaneous...................................................................................... 1969-1979; n.d.

  1/11.............. CSSS -- News Releases..................................................................................... [1969-1979]; n.d.

  1/12.............. CSSS -- Newsletters........................................................................................... [1969-1980]; n.d.

  2/1................ Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (CUPPAD).................... 1976

  2/2................ Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region (CUPPAD).................... 1977-1978

  2/3................ City of Marquette -- General.................................................................................. 1975-1978

  2/4................ City of Marquette -- Shoreline Erosion Fill............................................................... 1979; n.d.

  2/5................ Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company Land Exchange with the Department of Natural Resources.... 1977-1978

  2/6................ Contributions to/from Citizens to Save the Superior Shoreline................................... 1969-1976

  2/7................ Correspondence................................................................................................... 1969-1972

  2/8................ Correspondence................................................................................................... 1973-1978

  2/9................ Environment -- Miscellaneous................................................................................ 1969-1978

  2/10.............. Environmental Information Center of Peter White Public Library................................. 1970-1971

  2/11.............. Estivant Pines....................................................................................................... 1971-1973; n.d.      

  3/1................ Great Lakes Basin Commission.............................................................................. 1972-1978

  3/2................ Isle Royale............................................................................................................ 1969-1976

  3/3................ Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad Proposed Coal Unloading Facility (at Presque Isle Harbor).. 1972-1976

  3/4................ Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad Proposed Coal Unloading Facility (at Presque Isle Harbor) -- L S & I
                       Comments to Draft Environmental Statement............................................................ 1974

  3/5................ Lake Superior and Ishpeming Railroad Proposed Coal Unloading Facility (at Presque Isle Harbor) -- Public
                        Meeting................................................................................................................ 1973

  3/6................ Lakehead Pipeline Company (Superior, Wisconsin)................................................... 1969-1975

  3/7................ Land Use -- General................................................................................................ 1971-1977

  3/8................ Land Use -- Highways.............................................................................................. 1974-1977

  3/9................ Land Use Commission............................................................................................. 1971-1972

  4/1................ Legislative Bills........................................................................................................ 1970-1972

  4/2................ legislative Bills......................................................................................................... 1973-1974

  4/3................ Legislative Bills........................................................................................................ 1975

  4/4................ Legislative Bills........................................................................................................ 1976

  4/5................ Legislative Bills......................................................................................................... 1977-1978

  4/6................ Legislative Bills -- Land Use Regulation, House Bill No. 5055........................................ 1972-1974

  4/7................ Lower Harbor (Marquette)........................................................................................... 1970-1977

  4/8................ Marquette Board of Light and Power -- Shiras Steam Plant............................................ 1976

  4/9................ Marquette County -- Overall Economic Development Planning Committee........................ 1975-1977

  4/10.............. Marquette County -- Planning Commission.................................................................... 1971-1977

  4/11.............. Marquette County -- Zoning Ordinance.......................................................................... 1977

  5/1................ McCormick Tract........................................................................................................ 1974

  5/2................ Michigan Coastal Management Program....................................................................... 1977-1978

  5/3................ Michigan Natural Areas Council.................................................................................... 1972-1973

  5/4................ News Articles.............................................................................................................. 1968-1971

  5/5................ News Articles.............................................................................................................. 1972-1975

  5/6................ Off-Road Vehicles........................................................................................................ 1973-1977

  5/7................ Oil Spills..................................................................................................................... 1969-1976

  5/8................ Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore................................................................................ 1969-1978

  5/9................ Porcupine Mountains State Park.................................................................................... 1970-1972

  5/10.............. Presque Isle Bog........................................................................................................... 1974

  5/11.............. Presque Isle Harbor....................................................................................................... 1973-1976

  5/12.............. Reserve Mining Taconite Tailings/Asbestos Levels (in Lake Superior)................................. 1969-1973

  5/13.............. Reserve Mining Taconite Tailings/Asbestos Levels (in Lake Superior)................................. 1974-1977

  6/1................ Save Lake Superior Association..................................................................................... [1969-1980]; n.d.

  6/2................ Save Lake Superior Association -- "Lake Superior News".................................................. 1969-1977

  6/3................ Seafarer ("ELF" -- Extremely Low Frequency Nuclear Submarine Signal)/Project Sanguine..... 1973-1976

  6/4................ Seafarer ("ELF" -- Extremely Low Frequency Nuclear Submarine Signal)/Project Sanguine..... 1977-1978

  6/5................ Shorelands Use............................................................................................................. 1970-1976

  6/6................ Shoreline Erosion -- General........................................................................................... 1971-1978

  6/7................ Shoreline Erosion -- Presque Isle Harbor.......................................................................... 1974-1976

  6/8................ Sleeping Bear National Lakeshore................................................................................... 1970

  6/9................ State of Superior Proposal.............................................................................................. 1976

  6/10.............. Sugarloaf Mountain Area................................................................................................. 1972-1973 

  7/1................ Tilden Mine Water Diversion Project................................................................................. 1972

  7/2................ Timber Wolf Preservation Project...................................................................................... 1976-1977

  7/3................ USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Miscellaneous Publications....................... 1976-1977

  7/4................ Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition........................................................................... 1975-1977

  7/5................ Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Expansion (Generating Units 7, 8, and 9)....... 1972-1976

  7/6................ Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Generating Plant at Little Presque Isle........... 1967-Mar. 1969

  7/7................ Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Generating Plant at Little Presque Isle........... Apr.-June 1969

  7/8................ Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Generating Plant at Little Presque Isle........... July-Dec. 1969

  7/9................ Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Generating Plant at Little Presque Isle........... 1970

  7/10.............. Upper Peninsula Power Company -- Proposed Generating Plant at Little Presque Isle........... 1971-1979; n.d.

  8/1................ Water -- International Joint Commission............................................................................ 1972-1977

  8/2................ Water -- Michigan Water Resources Commission.............................................................. 1970-1977

  8/3................ Water -- Miscellaneous................................................................................................... 1970-1977

  8/4................ Water -- Pollution........................................................................................................... 1969-1978

  8/5................ Water -- Sewage/Wastewater Treatment.......................................................................... 1969-1977; n.d.

  8/6................ Wilderness.................................................................................................................... 1971-1977; n.d.

  8/7................ Winter Navigation........................................................................................................... 1974-1977

  8/8................ Wisconsin Coastal Zone Management Development Program............................................. 1975