Clifford F. Maier papers
MSS-175

Summary Information

Repository
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Maier, Clifford F., 1932-
Title
Clifford F. Maier papers
ID
MSS-175
Date [inclusive]
1960 - 1992
Extent
2.0 boxes Two metal edge boxes
Language

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], in the Clifford F. Maier research records, MSS-175, Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, Northern Michigan University.

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Biographical note

Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier was born in Edam, Saskatchewan, Canada, in 1932. In 1968, he joined the Department of History at Northern Michigan University and completed his PhD in history at the University of Washington in 1971. From 1983 to 1992, Maier worked as the University Archivist and is credited with the establishment of the archival program at Northern Michigan University. Dr. Maier retired from NMU in 1993.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection is composed of handwritten research notes compiled by and personal papers collected by Dr. Clifford "Cliff" F. Maier between 1960 and 1992. Dr. Maier's research involved the immigration history of French-Canadians to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The collection also includes a paper titled "The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century," delivered at the 1980 Great Lakes History Conference. Dr. Maier's personal papers document his involvement with various committees and issues at Northern Michigan University such as strategic planning, unionization, the American Association for University Professors, Longyear and Pierce Hall preservation, the building of the Superior Dome, and the Department of History.

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Arrangement note

Series: I. Personal papers II. Research records. Folders arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives 6/15/2010

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

Revision Description

  6/15/2010

Conditions Governing Access note

No restrictions. Open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift received from Dr. Clifford F. Maier in three accessions: 1989, 1992, and 1993.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Northern Michigan University. Dept. of History.

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States--Emigration and immigration--History.
  • Upper Peninsula (Mich.)--Emigration and immigration.

Subject(s)

  • Franco-Americans--Michigan--Baraga County--History.
  • Franco-Americans--Michigan--Upper Peninsula--History.
  • French-Canadians--Michigan--Marquette County--History.

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 of 2 

Box
4-4-5-6

AAUP (American Association of University Professors) -- Negotiations and Strike Proposal 1984-1990 

AAUP -- Dome Controversy 1988 - 1990 

AAUP -- McGoff Lecture Series Controversy 1979 - 1988 

Academic Dishonesty 1970, 1984 

Appleberry Farewell 1991 

Committees 1981-1991 

Cohodas Collection 1989 

Course Materials Relating to Racism undated 

Faculty Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure 1971-1972 

Graduate Program in History 1980-1981 

History Department 1969-1992 

Holocaust Education Program Committee 1990-1992 

Longyear and Pierce Halls 1984-1985 

Northern Michigan University's Seal Committee 1986, undated 

Strategic Planning and Mission 1963-1988, 1991 

Strategic Planning and Mission 1991-1992 

Unionization 1971-1977 

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Box 2 of 2 1960 - 1992 

Box
4-4-6-1

Canadians in Marquette County -- Biographical Data 1981 

Candadians in Marquette County -- Census Notes 

Canadians in Michigan -- Notes and Photocopies 1960 - 1982 

French-Canadians in Baraga County -- Census Notes 

French-Canadians in Baraga County -- Notes 

French-Canadians in Baraga County -- Notes 1916; 1979 - 1982 

French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan; 

"The Canadian Immigrants of Michigan's Marquette County in the Nineteenth Century" (Paper Presented at the Great Lakes History Conference) 1980 

"Canadians in Marquette in the Nineteenth Century" by Clifford F. Maier (Harlow's Wooden Man, Fall 1979) 1979 

"French and Canadians Before 1870 in Baraga County" 1982 

"French Canadians Since 1870 in Baraga County" 1982 

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