First Name: Allyse Title: Archives Public Services Intern Where are you from? I’m straight-up local. What is your major: Psychology, with a mix of everything else. What is your favorite thing about working at the Michigan Tech Archives? Besides the delightful crew we have here? We connect our patrons with their long-lost relatives. The excitement . . .
Jeremy is our next staff member to be featured in the Staff Spotlight for American Archives Month! First Name: Jeremy Title: Student Assistant – Copper Range Railroad Exhibit Where are you from? Cadillac, MI What is your major? Mechanical Engineering What is your favorite thing about working at the Michigan Tech Archives? Regularly handling historical documents . . .
Emily is our next staff member to be featured in the Staff Spotlight for American Archives Month! First Name: Emily Title: Assistant Archivist Where are you from? I was born and raised downstate in Grand Rapids, but my family roots in the Keweenaw stretch back many generations. Where did you work before coming to Michigan . . .
For American Archives Month, in addition to offering all of our regular services, we will also be posting special content on our social media platforms. We had a busy day yesterday for #AskAnArchivist Day and we hope to keep fresh content on our Facebook, Twitter, and blog all month long. Archives Month Staff Spotlights . . .
Please join us for a keynote presentation by guest scholar Krysta Ryzewski at 4:00 pm on Friday, September 22 in the East Reading Room of the Van Pelt and Opie Library on the Michigan Technological University campus. This event is part of A Celebration: 25 Years of Industrial Heritage and Archaeology, an anniversary of the . . .
Please read on for a blog post from our summer inter, Steve Moray, on fraternal organizations in the Copper Country. ______________________________________________________________________ The Freemasons, the Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias…secret societies. Many people find them fascinating, but many may also have a misunderstanding of exactly what these secret societies are or what they do. Most . . .
Here is an update from our summer intern. He’s learned a lot and we are keeping him busy! Hi everyone, it’s me again, with an update on my first few weeks in the archives. Although it’s only been a short period of time, I’ve seen a lot of friendly faces, both new and familiar. Not . . .
On behalf of the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, in partnership with the Friends of the Michigan Tech Library, we hope you will help us welcome our new archives intern for summer 2017. Steve Moray was selected as the Friends of the Michigan Tech Library Archives Intern after a competitive national . . .
At the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, summer means genealogy! Taking advantage of our warmer weather and the local attractions open for the season, visitors arrive from all around the country–and even the globe–to research their family history. In turn, our staff members learn more about the people who called this . . .
Today’s photo of the day comes from the 1924 Keweenawan yearbook, showing the new equipment at the Michigan College of Mines Radio Broadcasting Station WWAO. The photograph shows a man sitting in the operating room on the 3rd floor of Hubbell Hall.