Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company records
Table of Contents
- Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company.
- Manning, Warren H., (Warren Henry), 1860-1938
- Mather, William Gwinn, 1857-1951
- Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company records
- Date [inclusive]
- 1907 - 1918
- 2.0 Cubic feet
Preferred Citation Note
[Identification of item], in the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company records, MSS-036, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.
Scope and Contents Note
This collection contains two volumes of business records for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company from 1907 to 1918. The first volume documents the design and development of Gwinn, Michigan. Gwinn was a model company town created by the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company in 1907. The volume contains estimates and authorization records for various mine locations, correspondence, and financial material related to the establishment of Gwinn. Also included are correspondence from Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company president William G. Mather and urban architect Warren Manning. The second volume contains payroll records for the Gwinn Mine from 1918.
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University ArchivesHarden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
Conditions Governing Access note
No restrictions. Open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift from William J. Brumm in 1997.
Related Archival Materials Note
Researchers interested in the history of iron mining in the Upper Peninsula should also consult the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company records on deposit from the State Archives of Michigan. For more information, see the web site at http://webb.nmu.edu/Archives/SiteSections/Collections/CCI/CCI.shtml
Controlled Access Headings
- Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company--History--Sources.
- Gwinn (Mich.)--History--Sources.
- Brumm, William J.
- City planning--Michigan--Marquette.
- Company towns--Michigan--Gwinn.
- Iron mines and mining--Michigan--Gwinn.
MSS-036 Box 1 of 2 Gwinn Iron Mine Payroll records 1918 1.0 box
MSS-036 Box 2 of 2 Gwinn Design and Development records 1907-1909 1.0 box