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Mines and mineral resources -- Michigan

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Donald D. Kinsey manuscript

Identifier: c-00508
Scope and Contents The collection contains the manuscript, "Drill Cores: Folklore of Michigan's Upper Peninsula from the collection of Walter F. Gries," pertains to the development of the mining regions around the Keweenaw Peninsula and portrays the richness of the ethnic cultures which contributed to this development. The bulk of the manuscript contains nationality stories and poems, primarily Cornish, but also includes Finnish, Italian, German, French Canadian, and Scandinavian folklore. This material was...
Dates: undated

Edity Yokie collection

Identifier: c-00363
Scope and Contents The collection contains miscellaneous items from Keweenaw County, Michigan assembled by the donor. Included are three small volumes containing household expense records, grocery store accounts, and livestock and farm produce records (1893-1944). Also, several stockholder's notices from the Fulton Mining Company of New York (later the Fulton Copper Company) (1854-1855); teachers' certificates from Macomb and Keweenaw Counties (1868-1892); and Insurance Company of Detroit correspondence...
Dates: 1854 - 1944

O. L. Rydland Papers

Identifier: 00198
Scope and Contents

The O. L. Rydland photograph collection contains 10 oversize photographs taken by Rydland in the 1930s of a mining operation in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and of a Native American burial ground in Iron County, Michigan.

Also included are a photocopy of press release of his retirement, photocopy of photograph of Rydland, photocopy of letter from George Romney, and photocopy of design history for a project and biographical information.

Dates: 1937 - 1964