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Center for Upper Peninsula Studies

The Center for Upper Peninsula Studies seeks to document the region’s past and present. It serves as a collective memory of the residents and institutions in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The Center is also a liaison among the U.P. communities and Northern Michigan University, which nurtures partnerships that advocate and reflect the region’s culture and society.

Upper Country

Upper Country is a journal of the Lake Superior region, published by Northern Michigan University's Center for Upper Peninsula Studies. Read current and past Upper Country publications here.

Sonderegger Symposium

The Sonderegger Symposium XVI will take place September 9, 2016 in NMU's Great Lakes Room.  Please join us to celebrates U.P. History, Life, and Culture. Find the full schedule here.

Discover the history of the Upper Peninsula through the words of those who lived it. Browse a full list of oral histories and their transcripts <a href= "/upperpeninsulastudies/node/82">online</a>.Find a variety of resources based on different parts of the Upper Peninsula’s history. From folklore to lakes, mining to politics, the <a href= "/upperpeninsulastudies/node/16"> Center </a>has access to it all online and in person.

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Center for Upper Peninsula Studies 906-227-1744202G Cohodas Hall