Tom Peters sports memorabilia

Summary Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Peters, Tom
Tom Peters sports memorabilia
Date [inclusive]
2.0 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], in the Tom Peters sports memorabilia, MSS-030, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

Tom (R. Thomas) Peters graduated from Northern Michigan University with a B.S. degree in 1955, and again with an M.A. degree in 1960. He served as the first director of Alumni Relations at NMU and for many years as the assistant to the President of NMU.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains memorabilia collected by Tom Peters documenting Northern Michigan University (NMU) football, basketball, and ice hockey from 1968 to 1996. The collection consists of various promotional flyers, brochures, and newsletters. Also included are photographs, newspaper clippings, memoranda, programs, and some correspondence. Of particular note is a large collection of season programs for football, basketball, and ice hockey.

The photographs depict Peters in various University relations activities with alumni and state officials. Of particular note are the photographs of the Superior Dome ribbon cutting ceremony at the first game in 1991 and dedication ceremonies for the Physical Education and Instructional Facility (PEIF) and the Harden Learning Resources Center (LRC).

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Arrangement note

Arranged by sport.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855

Revision Description


Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Tom Peters in 1997.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

Sports artifacts with the collection have been transferred to the University Museum. Photographs (including the construction of the Superior Dome, the Great Lakes Training Complex, Muhammed Ali's visit to campus, and the 75th Diamond Jubilee Anniversary) have been transferred to the General Topical Collection. An additional set of photographs, records, correspondence, and published material have been transferred to the Dominic J. Jacobetti papers, MSS-078. To access any of these materials, please see the archives staff.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northern Michigan University--Alumni and alumnae.
  • Northern Michigan University--Basketball.
  • Northern Michigan University--Buildings.
  • Northern Michigan University--Football.
  • Northern Michigan University--Hockey.
  • Northern Michigan University. Harden Learning Resources Center.
  • Northern Michigan University. Jacobetti Center.
  • Northern Michigan University. Physical Education and Instructional Facility.
  • Northern Michigan University. Superior Dome.

Personal Name(s)

  • Kruger, Gil
  • Mariucci, Steve


  • College sports--Michigan--Marquette.

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Collection Inventory


 MSS-030 Sports Memorabilia Box 1 of 2 1967-1996   1.0 box


Separation Record 

Basketball Programs 1969-1970; 1970-71 

Basketball Programs 1972-73; 1975-76 

Basketball Programs 1977-78; 1978-79 

Basketball Programs 1980-1981; 1981-82 

Basketball Programs 1982-83; 1983-84 

Basketball Programs 1984-85 

Volleyball--NCAA Division II Women's Vollyball National Championship--Program, Team Manual, Tournament Manual 1993 

Volleyball--NCAA Division II Women's Volleyball National Championship--Correspondence 1993 

Volleyball--Newspaper Articles 1993 

Wrestling Program 1983-84 

Wrestling Program 1984-85 

Swimming Program 1984-85 

Womens Winter Sports Program--Basketball, Gymnastics, Swimming 1983-84 

Womens Fall Sports Program--Field Hockey, Volleyball 1983-84 

Alumni--Recognition Awards 1989 

Alumni--Strategic Planning Day 1994 

Kaye Hall 1972 

Athletic Reunion Activities 1989; 1994 

NMU History--Pamphlets 1899-1963; 1922; 1917-1918 

Football Programs 1967; 1968 

Football Programs 1969; 1970 

Football Programs 1971; 1972 

Football Programs 1973; 1974 

Football Programs 1976 

Football Programs 1977; 1978 

Football Programs 1979; 1980 

Football Programs 1981; 1982 

Football Programs 1983; 1984 

Football--1975 Championship Reunion 

Football--Newspaper Articles 1972-1982 

Football--Game Programs Oct. 1975; Oct. 1977; Oct. 1979 

Football--Game Programs 1980 

Football--Game Programs 1981 

Football--Game Programs 1982; 1985; 1987; 1988 

Football--Banquet Programs 1983; 1988 

Football--Personal Letters, Notes 1975; 1982 

Hockey Programs 1976-77; 1977-78 

Hockey Programs 1978-79; 1979-80 

Hockey Programs 1980-81; 1981-82 

Hockey--Program, Central Collegiate Hockey Association Media Guide 1983-84 

Hockey--Newspaper Articles 1981; 1982; 1991 

Football--1975 Championship Team Scrapbook 

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 MSS-030 Sports Memorabilia Box 2 of 2 1968 - 1996   1.0 box


Ice Hockey 1991 Championship Team Memorabilia Scrapbook 

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 MSS-030 Photographs 1960-1980    1.0 box

Scope and Contents note

In MSS Photographs Box

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Albeck, Stan
  • Canale, Gildo
  • Harden, Edgar L.
  • Jamrich, John X.
  • Money, C.V. "Red"
  • Suomi, Paul

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