Chippewa County

Basic Information

County Seat: Sault Ste. Marie

Origin of Name: Chippewa Indian tribe.

Set Off: 1826

Organized: 1826

Population in 1990: 34,604

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.

Arbic, Bernard. Sugar Island Sampler: A Slice of Upper Peninsula Heritage. Allegan Forest, MI: Priscilla Press, 1992.

Ashley, Kathryne B. Islands of the Manitou. Coral Gables, FL: Crystal Bay Publishers, 1985.

Bald, Frederick C. The Sault Canal through 100 Years. Sault Saint Marie, Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, 1954.

Bayliss, Joseph. River of Destiny, the Saint Marys. Detroit, MI: Wayne University Press, 1955.

Belden, Ray M. Drummond Island, Michigan. Glenview, IL: K.B. Ashley, 1967.

Brazer, Marjorie C. Harps Upon the Willows: The Johnston Family of the Old Northwest. Ann Arbor, MI: M.C. Brazer Trust, 1993.

Brown, Wayne. Abel Bingham's Mission School at Sault Ste. Marie. CMU Term Paper, n.d.

Canfield, Edward J. Life on a Lonely Shore: A History of the Vermilion Life-Saving Station. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Lake Superior State University Press, 1991.

Chippewa County Cloverland and Sault Ste. Marie, the Market. [n.p., 1911].

Christmas at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, 1849: A Letter from Maria Seymour to Her Sister Angie Bingham. Mt. Pleasant, MI: Clarke Historical Library, 1973.

Clapp, Alice B. Sault Ste. Marie and its Names. [n.p., n.d.].

Cook, Samuel F. Drummond Island. The Story of the British Occupation, 1815-1828. Lansing, MI: [Press of Robert Smith Printing Co.], 1896.

Dennis, Suzanne. History of the Sault Ste. Marie Evening News. CMU Term Paper, 1974.

Devine, Edward J. Le Fort Sainte-Marie, Residence des Missionaires et de Martyrs Jesuites au Canada, 1639-1649. Sainte Brieul, France: Prud'homme, [1926].

Dickinson, John. The Canal at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan: Inception, Construction, Early Operation, and the Canal Grant Lands. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, 1968.

Dickinson, John N. To Build a Canal: Sault Ste. Marie, 1853-1854 and After. Columbus, OH: Miami University, 1981.

Fowle, Otto. Sault Ste. Marie and its Great Waterway. . . NY: G.P. Putnams, 1925.

Gilbert, Angie Bingham. "A Tale of Two Cities". A paper read at the meeting of the Old Residents Association of Grand River Valley. [n.p., 1897]. (Sault Ste. Marie, Grand Rapids).

Harvey, Sarah, comp. Semi-Centennial Reminiscences of the Sault Canal 1852-5. Cleveland, OH: Press of J.B. Savage, 1905.

Here is the Soo. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Junior Chamber of Commerce, [1950].

It's Off to School We Go. A History of Education in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault Area Schools, 1971.

The John Johnston Family of Sault Ste. Marie. John Johnston Family Association, 1992.

Kabatek, Anna B. Island Schoolmarm: Memories of the One-Room Schools on the St. Marys River. Menominee, MI: A.B. Kabatek, 1996.

La Portage, a Walk Down Water Street. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault Junior High School, 1969.

Locking Through the Soo [videorecording]. Upper Midwest Video, 1992.

McCabe, John. Grand Hotel: Mackinac Island. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Unicorn Press, 1987.

Michigan, Legislature. Resolution of the Legislature of Michigan, Concerning the Saut de Ste. Marie. [Washington, D.C.:] Tippin & Streeper, [1848].

Moore, Charles. The Saint Marys Falls Canal. Exercises at the Semi-Centennial Celebration at Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, August 2 and 3, 1905. . . Detroit, MI: Lake Superior Canal Semi-Centennial Celebration Commission, 1907.

Mount, Graeme S. The Border at Sault Ste, Marie. Toronto, Ontario: Dundurn Press, 1995.

Newton, Stanley. Mackinac Island and Sault Ste. Marie. [Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault News Printing Co., 1909].

Newton, Stanley. The Story of Sault Ste. Marie and Chippewa County. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault News Printing Company, 1923.

O'gushnaan=Our Mother. Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario: Wayne Webb Printer, 1982.

On the Streets Where We Live; A History of the Streets and Avenues of Sault Ste. Marie. A Tricentenary and Michigan Week Project of the Seventh Grade Students of Sault Junior High School. [Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Sault News, 1968].

Osborn, Chase S. The "Soo." Scenes In and About Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with Descriptive Text. [Milwaukee, WI: Fowle & Katz, 1887].

Pratt, Helen H. "What it was Like. . .". Traverse City, MI: The Author, 1988, 1993. ("Personal narrative in Sault Sainte Marie, MI at the turn of the 20th Century").

Prindle, Cyrus. Memoir of the Rev. Daniel Meeker Chandler: For Several Years Missionary Among the Indians, at Ke-wa-we-non, and Sault Ste. Marie, Lake Superior. Middlebury, VT: 1842.

Richardson, Merrick Abner. Eight Days Out. Chicago, IL: C.H. Kerr, 1895.

Sault Sainte Marie Area Schools. It's Off to School We Go/ Junior High School. Sault Sainte Marie, MI: 1971.

Sault Ste. Marie Tricentennial Program, 1668-1968. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: [1968].

Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe. Communication from Henry R. Schoolcraft Relative to Certain Private Land Claims at Sault St. Mary, in the State of Michigan. . . [n.p., 1846].

The Soo, Scenes in and About Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with Descriptive Text. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: N.C. Morgan, [1899].

The Soos of To-day, American and Canadian. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: A.E. Young, [1900].

Souvenir Album of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: Allan Fanjoy, [188-].

A Souvenir of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. [Sault Ste. Marie, MI: A.E. Young, 19--].

Tales and Trails of TRO-LA-OZ-KAM: A Bicentennial Publication of the Trout Lake Women's Club. Trout Lake, MI: The Club, 1976.

Thompson, Rena T. A History of Kinross Township. Sault Ste. Marie, MI: North Star Communications, 1981.

Wright, Brian K. History of the Origin and Infancy of Fort Brady. CMU Term Paper, 1967. (Sault Ste. Marie).

Young, A.E. The Two Soos, American and Canadian, on the Falls of the St. Marys River. . . Grand Rapids, MI: James Boyne Co., [19--].​