Jeannette S. Bowden papers
MSS-095

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Bowden, Jeannette S.
Title
Jeannette S. Bowden papers
ID
MSS-095
Date [inclusive]
1936 - 2005
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Language
Location [Box]
35-05-30 LRC

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], in the Jeannette S. Bowden papers, MSS-095, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

Jeannette S. Bowden graduated from Northern State Teacher's College (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan in 1936. She worked as a student assistant in the office of the President and continued as a permanent staff member after graduation. In 1974, Bowden was made executive assistant to the President and continued in this position until her retirement in 1980. She died in Marquette at the age of 92 in 2002.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, and photographs that documents Jeannette Bowden's receipt of the Northern Michigan University (NMU) distinguished alumni award (1971) and her retirement in 1980. Most of the correspondence is lauditory and congratulatory in content and tone. The collection contains very little substantive material documenting her career at NMU. The collection also contains a transcript of a speech given by Bowden in 1965 that summarizes her work experiences in the university President's office. The collection's materials range in date from 1936 to 2005.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 5/21/2010

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

Revision Description

 Glenda K. Ward 06/13/2014

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

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Related Materials

Separated Materials note

Photographs were separated and moved to location 5-2-3. Please see the archives staff for help accessing these materials.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northern Michigan University--Alumni and alumnae.
  • Northern Michigan University--Professional staff.
  • Northern Michigan University. President.

Personal Name(s)

  • Bowden, Jeannette S.
  • Harden, Edgar L.

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Collection Inventory

Biographical Sketch 

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Correspondence 

Dedication Ceremony: WNMU-FM, WNMU-TV, Public Radio 90. 

Office of the President -- 2002-2003. 

Personal Correspondence -- 1971-2002. 

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Horizons: Northern Michigan University (NMU) Alumni Magazine -- September 1971; Winter 2002. 

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Speech Transcripts 

NMU 75th Anniversary Commencement Dinner --May 10, 1975. 

Remarks to Clerical Staff -- March 17, 1965. 

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Organ Dedication and Reynolds Hall Modification -- 2004-2005. 

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Certificates and Awards -- 1936, 1971, 1981. 

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News Clippings -- 1974-1980. 

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Photographs 

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