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Charlevoix County

Basic Information

County Seat: Charlevoix

Origin of Name: Pierre F. de Charlevoix, a Jesuit missionary.

Set off: 1840 as Keskkauko. Name changed to Charlevoix in 1843.

Organized: 1869

Population in 1990: 21,468

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Babst, Earl D. Charlevoix: Vacation Glimpses. [Charlevoix, MI: Babst, 1944].

Backus, Charles K. The King of Beaver Island. Los Angeles, CA: Westernlore Press, [1955].

Boyne Citizen. March 25, 1881-December 29, 1960.

Boyne City Evening Journal. February 1, 1911-September 15, 1914.

Boyne City Rotary Club. Boyne City Contemporary History of a Michigan Lumber Town that's Booming Again. Boyne City, MI: Boyne City Rotary Club, 1965.

Boyne City Standard. March 25, 1881-March 2, 1883 (scattered).

Boyne City Times. August 30, 1912-August 22, 1913.

Boyne Valley Centennial Book Committee. A Pictorial History of the Boyne Valley Area. [Boyne Falls, MI: 1975].

Bridge, Mrs. Albert. Pioneer Days of Charlevoix. An Address by Mrs. Albert F. Bridge Delivered at a Meeting of the Shakespeare Study in 1923. [Charlevoix, MI:] Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bridge, 1957.

Charlevoix and Surroundings Bird's Eye View. Map, N.d.

Charlevoix Bird's Eye View. Map, 1889.

Charlevoix County Herald. May 23, 1902-July 24, 1953.

Charlevoix Historical Society. Charlevoix County Homecoming: Historical Program. [Charlevoix, MI: 1935].

Charlevoix Journal. July 19, 1883-March 27, 1890.

Charlevoix Sentinel. April 24, 1869-April 19, 1934.

Christensen, Barb. Pictorial History of East Jordan, 1877-1970. 200 Photographs Showing East Jordan Year by Year. [n.p., 1970].

Consumers Power Co. Area Development Dept. Data on East Jordan, Michigan. [Jackson, MI: 1967].

Cronyn, Margaret. The Saga of Beaver Island. Ann Arbor, MI: Braun & Brumfield, 1958.

Dietze, Anna. Boyne City, 1856-1956; An Early History and Centennial Program. Boyne City, MI: 1956.

Dietze, Anna. Early History of the Boyne Region. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Drapeau, Alta. Financing of East Jordan Rural Agricultural School. CMU Term Paper, 1948.

East Jordan, Michigan, the Coming Manufacturing and Agricultural Center of Northern Michigan. [East Jordan, MI: G.A. Lisk, 1906].

East Jordan News & Northern Michigan Telegram. January 22, 1953-July 23, 1953.

Eberstadt, Charles. A Letter that Founded a Kingdom. [n.p., 1950].

Erber, Olga. Boyne City Political History 1856-1952. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

Erber, Olga. Boyne City School History 1870-1952. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

Fitzpatrick, Doyle C. The King Strang Story; A Vindication of James J. Strang, the Beaver Island Mormon King. Lansing, MI: National Heritage, 1970.

Gilbert, Edith. Summer Resort Life: Tango, Teas and All. Charlevoix, MI: Jet'iquette, 1976.

Gladish, David F. All in Favor Say Island. St. James, MI: Wiskey [sic] Point Press, [1975]. (Beaver Island).

Hair, Ruth. 4H Clubs in Charlevoix County. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Hill, Henry L. Tales from the Other End of the Island. [Chelsea, MI: Book Crafters], 1991. (Beaver Island).

A Historical Sketch of Holy Cross Parish, Beaver Island. [Beaver Island, MI: The Parish, 1960].

A Historical Sketch of Holy Cross Parish, Beaver Island. [Beaver Island, MI: The Parish, 1985].

History and Legend of Holy Island, Charlevoix County, Michigan. Boyne City, MI: I.B. McLeon [ca 1912- 1940].

Johnston, Agnes M. Industrial East Jordan: Past and Present. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

The Journal of Beaver Island History. St. James, MI: Beaver Island Bicentennial Committee. 3 Volumes.

Leckrone. Agricultural Situation in Charlevoix County with its Sociological Inferences in Respect to the School Situation. CMU Term Paper, [1940's].

Legler, Henry Eduard. A Moses of the Mormons; Strang's City of Refuge and Island Kingdom. [Milwaukee, WI: 1897].

Letts, Zelle Whitmarsh, comp. Seventy-five Year of Sequanota History: "Sequanota Saga", "Tales of the Cottages". [n.p., 1977].

Lockman, Louvinia. Charlevoix County Courthouse. CMU Term Paper, 1949.

Ludwick, Amaretta. Russian Doctor in Paradise. St. James, MI: The Author, 1962. (Beaver Island).

McCary, Sharon. History of Boyne Mountain. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

McKenney, Georgia. History of the Ironton Ferry Including the Village and Iron Works. CMU Term Paper, 1975.

McKerracher, Genevieve. History of Transportation and Communication of Boyne City, Michigan. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Miles, Robert C. Bob Miles' Charlevoix: A Century in Pictures. Charlevoix, MI: Charlevoix Historical Society, 1976.

Miller, Audrey V. History of Greensky Hill Mission. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Moeller, Florence. Beaver Island Kingdom. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Morgridge, Robert. Settlers to Sidewalks: A History of Boyne City from its Beginning to the End of the Booming Lumbering Era. Boyne City, MI: R. Morgridge, 1981.

Murder on Beaver Island. Dundee, MI: 1964.

Murphy, Mary Ann. Sketches of the Charlevoix Public Schools. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

The Necessity of Another Michigan State Normal and Why it Should be Located in East Jordan. [Charlevoix, MI:] Charlevoix County Herald, [1922].

Nelson, Patricia Vene. Beaver Island Sketchbook. n.p., 1974.

Nelson, Ramon. Island Life, Island Toil: The House of David on High Island. Ann Arbor, MI: S. Jennings Press, 1990.

Northern Lights. December 19, 1930-May 26, 1961 (scattered). (Boyne City).

Northup, Edna. Industry in Boyne City Past and Present. CMU Term Paper, 1952.

Northup, Edna. Sociological Survey of Boyne City. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Ohle, William H. How it Was in Horton Bay: Charlevoix County, Michigan. [Boyne City, MI: W.H. Ohle, 1989].

Ohle, William H. 100 Years in Horton Bay, Charlevoix County, Michigan, 1876-1976. [Horton Bay, MI: 1975].

Peck, Paul C. Feodor Protar, a Saint in His Time: A Narrative Poem. [St. James, MI: Beaver Island Historical Society, 19--].

Quaife, Milo Milton. The Kingdom of Saint James; a Narrative of the Mormons. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1930.

Riegel, Oscar Wetherhold. Crown of Glory: The Life of James J. Strang, Moses of the Mormons. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1935.

Rothenberger, DeeAnn. History of the Charlevoix Channel Bridges: From Stepping Stones to a Bascule Bridge. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

Sheppard, Glen. Lure of the Lone Trail: Writings from the North Woods. Ann Arbor, MI: Momentum Books, 1993.

Smith, Elaine M. Beaver Island Sketchbook. Artist: Patricia Vene Nelson. Grand Rapids, MI: Lithocraft, 1974.

Sommers, Laurie K. Beaver Island House Party. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1996.

The Statesman. March 9, 1883-August 7, 1886. (Boyne City).

Stewart, Jill. Belvedere Club. CMU Term Paper, n.d. (Charlevoix).

Thomson, Margaret. History of the East Jordan Iron Works. CMU Term Paper, 1970.

The Torch Magazine. Autumn 1985-Autumn 1986. Central Lake, MI: Torch Pub., 1985-1986.

The Traverse Region, Historical and Descriptive, with Illustrations of Scenery and Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Chicago, IL: H.R. Page & Co., 1884.

Van Noord, Roger. King of Beaver Island: The Life and Assassination of James Jesse Strang. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1988.

Williams, Elizabeth W. A Child of the Sea and Life Among the Mormons. Harbor Springs, MI: E.W. Williams, 1905. (Beaver Island).‚Äč