Archives—February 2011

“Weather Report” attracts crowd to Green Film Festival

The film was part of the Green Film Festival co-sponsored by the Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative (LSSI), the Michigan Tech University Center for Water and Society, the Keweenaw Land Trust, and the Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. LSSI Co-director Joan Chadde introduced the event, along with Professor Sarah Green, Michigan Tech University Department of Chemistry chair, who facilitated discussion… [read more]


Archives Sponsors National History Day Competition

History will come alive for more than 90 students in grades 4 through 12 this weekend as they participate in the District 1 regional competition for National History Day. The event will take place Saturday, February 26, 2011 at the Memorial Union Building on the Michigan Tech campus. The district competition is sponsored annually by the the Michigan Tech Social Sciences Department, the Michigan Tech Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, the Quincy Mine Hoist Association and the Historical Society of Michigan… [read more]


Nexus: Seely Speaks of Libraries and the Research Process

Dean Bruce Seely (CSA) will present a workshop, “Research and the Historian’s Craft: Excursions from the Archives to the World Wide Web,” at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, in the Library East Reading Room. Seely will address the changing role of libraries, archives and the Internet in his historical research. “Over the past 35 years, I have been exploring several different topics in history of technology,” said Seely…. [read more]