Tag: research support

Call for Independent Researchers 2019

A photograph of Endicott R. Lovell signing papers at a desk, circa 1940s.  The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections is updating its list of local historical researchers for hire. We are seeking individuals interested in providing a fee-based research service to patrons unable to travel to the Copper Country to undertake…


Rooting Around for Your Roots: A Little Genealogy Advice

Genealogy brings the family together. The arrival of summer in the Copper Country brings with it many travelers who come to the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections in search of their ancestors. Although we serve all kinds of patrons year-round, our staff affectionately dub the summer “genealogy season” in light of…


2017 Travel Grant Program Call for Proposals

Historic photograph of the Calumet & Hecla Library in Calumet, Michigan. Date unknown. The photograph is courtesy of Copper Country Historical Images. The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections is currently accepting applications for its annual Travel Grant Program, which brings scholars and researchers external to Michigan Technological University to work with…


Research Orientations and Hands-On Workshops

Students from SS 3540, History of Michigan, conducting research during a hands-on research workshop on June 2, 2016. In addition to preserving and providing access to a wide variety of historic print, graphic and digital material, the staff of the Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections also offer research support services to…