George Tomasi papers
MSS-170

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Tomasi, George W.
Title
George Tomasi papers
ID
MSS-170
Date [inclusive]
1952-2009
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet 1 metal edged box
Language
Mixed materials [Box]
17-03-04

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of Item] in the George Tomasi papers, MSS-170, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

George Tomasi attended Hermansville High School in Hermansville, Michigan, where he played on the basketball team. He was one of the original "Barracks Boys," a group of sixteen men given scholarships in 1952 by athletic director and coach C.V. Money to attend Northern Michigan University as a part of the G.I. Bill following World War II. Tomasi graduated from NMU in 1956 with a degree in business administration. Tomasi and his wife Bettey have nine children and taught SCUBA lessons through NMU's continuing education program for many years. He worked at NMU for 23 years before his retirement.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains the memorabilia of George W. Tomasi. It includes photographs, papers, and articles relating to the "Barracks Boys," as well as Northern Michigan University athletics. Also included are family photographs and Hermansville High School memorabillia including a basketbal program and class picture from 1952.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 10/01/10

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

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northern Michigan University--Basketball.

Personal Name(s)

  • Money, C.V. "Red"
  • Tomasi, George W.

Subject(s)

  • Veterans--Services for--Michigan.

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Collection Inventory

Hermansville Centennial Booklet (1878-1978) 

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1952 Michigan High School Basketball Tournament Class D-E program 

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Photographs of 1952 Hermansville High School graduating class 

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Old Tomasi family photographs 

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Photographs, articles, and papers on the "Barracks Boys" of Northern Normal College (NMU) 

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