The Mather Inn records
MSS-055

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Mather Inn (Ishpeming, Mich.).
Title
The Mather Inn records
ID
MSS-055
Date [inclusive]
1923 - 1986
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet
Language

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], in The Mather Inn records, MSS-055, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Historical Note

The Cleveland Cliffs Iron Mining Company (CCI) built the Mather Inn in 1932 and named the building in honor of company president, William G. Mather. James H. Ritchie designed it in the Georgian Revival architectural style. The Inn closed in 1984.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains records that document the general operations of the Mather Inn in Ishpeming, Michigan. Records include time cards and employee payroll, general correspondence, correspondence related to construction, establishment of the Inn, and documents regarding the Inn's eventual sale. Records also include tax and lease information and correspondence of William Mather and William Manning (architect). The materials date from 1923 to 1986.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 5/19/2010

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette, Michigan, 49855
906-227-1225
archives@nmu.edu

Revision Description

  5/19/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift received from Burton H. Boyum in 1998.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company.
  • Mather Inn (Ishpeming, Mich.).

Personal Name(s)

  • Manning, Warren H., (Warren Henry), 1860-1938
  • Mather, William Gwinn, 1857-1951

Subject(s)

  • Historic preservation--Michigan--Ishpeming.
  • Hotel management--Michigan--Ishpeming.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 of 1 

Box
13-07-06-03

Cleveland Cliffs and American Legion Building Proposal--Correspondence, Community Building Information 1923-1926 

Cleveland Cliffs and American Legion Post No. 66 Land Purchases 

Pellow and Mass House Land Purchases 

Correspondence, Tax Histories 1923-1926 

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