Category: Hours

Michigan Tech Archives Reopening for Reference Appointments

We’re back in the saddle! Following Michigan Tech’s resumption of on-site classes, the Michigan Tech Archives will be reopening for in-person research on a modified appointment-only basis. Appointments may be scheduled from 1pm to 5pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, subject to availability. As in the fall semester, appointment requests must be confirmed by an archives…


Alumni Reunion Is Almost Here!

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections joins the rest of the Michigan Tech community as we get ready to welcome alumni and friends to campus for Alumni Reunion 2016! The Michigan Tech Archives invites all alumni and guests to catch a glimpse of the Michigan Tech experience through the years. We…


Happy (Vintage) Fourth of July Weekend!

Fireworks over Lake Superior and the small-town treetops, parades and campfires, cold beer and family get-togethers are some favorite, time-honored traditions of a Copper Country Independence Day weekend. While red, white, and blue are the hallmark colors of the holiday, we found some festive advertisements in black and white newsprint from our historic newspapers collection.…


New Exhibit and Alumni Reunion Weekend

Michigan Technological University’s Van Pelt and Opie Library welcomes alumni, family and friends to visit the library for special services and exhibits during Alumni Reunion. The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections staff encourages visits and will have expanded hours. SPECIAL HOURS DURING ALUMNI REUNION The library will be open on Saturday,…


Winter Carnival, Then and Now

The Michigan Tech Archives will be open for special hours over Winter Carnival Weekend from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 7nd.  Ever since Winter Carnival debuted as the Ice Carnival in 1922, Michigan Tech students have found reason to hope for piles of snow and below freezing temperatures. Though traditions other than…