Services and Fees

**Status During Covid-19 Outbreak**

The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives is now open to the public by appointment only. The public may still submit reference queries via email ( or phone 906-227-1225. Off campus visitors must present a negative COVID test result within one week of their scheduled visit. You may submit your test result to Mike Bath, director of NMU Public Safety, at For more information, questions, or to make an appointment, please contact the Archives at 906-227-1225.


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The Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives is open to the public. (appointment only)

The staff is available to assist individuals, groups, university faculty, staff and students with research, workshops, and file management.

The Michigan Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") provides public access to certain public records of public bodies. The Board of Control of Northern Michigan University has established the necessary procedures and guidelines concerning fees, processing requests for records, and administration of the FOIA. To review FOIA procedures and guidelines, follow this link. This does not affect manuscript series and non-university related records.

To make a reference and/or research request, please complete the archives' online request form.

For more information, you may contact the university archivist or call (906)-227-1046.



The Archives can only accept payment in the form of cash or check.

If a patron is out of the country, payment for services can be made via by selecting "Northern Michigan University".


10¢ per page
50¢ per large volume sheet

If copying takes longer than 30 minutes, there will be an additional $9 charge for each extra 30 minutes spent copying.

Photograph Digitization

$2.00 per image
$3.00 per image/document over 8" x 14"

Document Digitization $1.00 per page

*Note: we cannot digitize images and documents larger than 18.5" x 26.5" in-house. Pricing will depend on the vendor.

Digital Reproduction of Audio-Visual Materials

            (VHS, cassette, reel-to-reel)

$15 plus $0.15 per minute for each minute more than 90.


The archives will perform research past one hour for patrons who cannot come into the archives, but there is a research fee. Please inquire for details.

Requested information cannot be acquired and/or shipped until payment is received. Please make checks payable to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives.

Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives
1401 Presque Isle Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855

Phone: 906-227-1225
Fax: 906-227-1333