Marquette County

Basic Information

County Seat: Marquette

Origin of Name: Father Marquette, a Jesuit missionary

Set Off: 1843

Organized: 1851

Population in 1990: 70,887

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.

Barber, Ralph E. A History of the Marquette Public Schools, 1854-1974. n.p. 1975.

Beard's Directory and History of Marquette County. . . Detroit, MI: Hadger & Bryce, 1873.

Biographical Record; This Volume Contains Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens of Houghton, Baraga and Marquette Counties, Michigan. . . Chicago, IL: Biographical Publishing Co., 1903.

Brinks, Herbert. Peter White. Grand Rapids, MI: W.B. Eerdmans, 1970.

Carp River Forge. Lansing, MI: Michigan History Division, 1975.

Centennial, Republic, Michigan, 1870-1970. [Republic, MI: 1970.]

Franklin, Dixie. A Place Apart: The Bay Cliff Story. Marquette, MI: Bay Cliff Health Camp, 1983. (Marquette).

Harlow's Wooden Man. Winter 1965-Summer 1978; Winter 1978-Spring 1997. Marquette, MI: Marquette County Historical Society, 1965.

History and Background of Chocolay Township, 1860-1964. [Ishpeming, MI: Globe Printing], 1964.

History of Negaunee. [Negaunee, MI: Pallow Printing Co., 198-]

Huron Mountain Club. The Book of Huron Mountain. . . Edited by Bayard H. Christy. Huron Mountain Club, 1929.

Iron Ore. December 17, 1887-March 3, 1951; June 17, 1952-December 31, 1953. (Ishpeming).

The Iron Ore and Reflector. April 3, 1951-June 12, 1952. (Ishpeming).

Ishpeming-Negaunee, Michigan. Twin Cities Founders Day, July 5 through 8, 1973. [Ishpeming, MI: Globe Printing], 1973.

Lake Superior Journal. May 1, 1895-November 13, 1950; June 11, 1953-October 4, 1956. (Marquette).

Lake Superior News and Miner's Journal. July 11, 1846-May 31, 1849. (Marquette).

Life in Negaunee. [videorecording]. Negaunee, MI: Negaunee Historical Society, n.d.

Lill, Ruth A.C. The Twenties that Didn't Roar: Growing Up in Marquette. Ishpeming, MI: Globe Printing, 1985.

Lyman, Barbara. The Mirrored Wall; The Story of Iron Ore in Negaunee - Ishpeming. Ishpeming, MI: Globe Printing, 1973.

Marquette Bird's Eye View. Map, [1871].

Marquette Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

Marquette Bird's Eye View. Map, 1886.

Marquette Centennial Michigan, 1849-1949. [Marquette, MI: Centennial Book Committee, 1949].

Marquette County Tourist Guide. Ishpeming, MI: Globe Printing and Office Supply, 1962.

Marquette in 1900. Chicago, IL: Levytype Company, [1900].

Marquette Mining Journal. November 28, 1868-May 3, 1873; January 3, 1874-July 13, 1918.

Marquette Monthly. 1987: October-1994: July.

Marquette, "The Queen City of Northern Michigan:" Its History, Industry, Natural Attractions. Marquette, MI: Guelff Printing Co., [1924].

Mayor, Archer. Huron Mountain Club: The First Hundred Years. Thomson-Store, Inc., 1988.

Monette, Clarence J. Houghton in Pictures. Lake Linden, MI: C.J. Monette, 1989.

Negaunee Bird's Eye View. Map, 1881.

Negaunee Centennial, 1865-1965. [n.p., 1965].

Negaunee Public Schools. Official Souvenir Program Diamond Jubilee Negaunee Public Schools, 1879- 1954. Negaunee, MI: 1954.

Nishnawbe News. July 1971-Fall 1982. (Marquette).

O'Dell Richard. Marquette on a Vanishing Frontier. Marquette, MI: Marquette County Historical Society, 1978.

O'Dell, Richard. Reaching Out: A History of the Rotary Club of Marquette, Michigan, 1916 - 1981. Marquette, MI: The Club, 1982.

Official Publication of the Ishpeming Centennial Commission Commemorating Ishpeming's Centennial Held at Ishpeming, Michigan, July 25-31, 1954. n.p., 1954.

Rankin, Ernest H. A Brief History of the Marquette Iron Range. Marquette, MI: Marquette County Historical Society, 1965.

Red Dust. National Mine, MI: National Mine Middle School. Have: 1983, 1984, 1986.

Rogers, Sandra. History of the State House of Corrections and Branch Prison, Marquette, MI. CMU Term Paper, 1977.

Rydholm, C. Fred. Superior Heartland: A Backwoods History. Marquette, MI: C.F. Rydholm, 1989.

Skandia Township Centennial: Our Roots are Here, 1892-1992. Skandia, MI: Skandia Township Centennial Committee, 1992.

Steele, Clyde. It Seems Like Yesterday: Memoirs Not Dimly Defined Through the Haze of Time, but Vivid and Distinct. . . Marquette, MI: C. Steele, 1985.

Stone, Frank B. Philo Marshall Everett: Father of Michigan's Iron Industry of the City of Marquette. Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 1992.

Stonehouse, Frederick. Marquette Shipwrecks. Marquette, MI: Harboridge Press, 1974.

Waring, Betty A. The Story of Lake Independence, Big Bay, Michigan. Marquette, MI: Lake Independence Association, 1984.

Waring, Betty A. Yellow Dog Tales and Logging Trails to Big Bay, Michigan. Marquette, MI: Lake Superior Press, 1986.

Weekly Agitator. October 11, 1879-December 10, 1887. (Ishpeming).

Whitaker, Joe R. Negaunee, Michigan: An Urban Center Dominated by Iron Mining. [Philadelphia, PA: 1931.]

Wittemann, Adolph. Marquette and the Upper Peninsula. [Photographic Views] NY: 1887.

Wood, Ike. One Hundred Years at Hard Labor: A History of Marquette Prison. Autrain, MI: Avery Color Studio, 1985.​