Entries are listed alphabetically.
Cannon, George H. "Prehistoric Forts in Macomb County." Vol. 38, (1912): 73-78.
Evidence of earth and stone mounds and cultivation. Includes maps, but does not suggest how old the ruins are.
Dustin, Fred. "Saginaw County as a Center of Aboriginal Population." Vol. 34, (1915): 251-260.
Explains the geographical and environmental benefits of
Saginaw, information that can be gathered from relics, Ojibwe
historical accounts, and legends.
Gillman, Henry. "The Mound Builders in Michigan." Vol. 2, (1880): 40-52.
Discusses ancient mounds, relics, burial items, the construction of tools, and mining processes at Isle Royal in Lake Superior.
Evidence of cultivation, burial mounds, and what resembles a fort on a knoll.
Hubbard, Bela. "Ancient Garden Beds of Michigan." Vol. 2, (1880): 21-35.
This work discusses a class of eart works "of unknown age
and origin" built by early Native Americans in Michigan. Includes eight
Leach, Morgan. "History of the Grand Traverse Region." Vol. 32, (1903): 14-175.
Discusses mound builders, the migration of the Odawa, and the extermination of a tribe known as the Mushquatas.
"Michigan State Historical Society." Vol. 12, (1888): 316-350.
Discusses some Indian burial relics donated to the Society by Mr. Thomas Palmer.
Osband, Melvin D. "My Recollection of Pioneers and Pioneer Life in Nankin." Vol. 14, (1890): 446.
Briefly discusses a cut piece of wood discovered in 1834
that was believed to have been cut 225 years before and then sealed in
an oak tree.
"Prehistoric Bones Here." Vol. 35, (1907): 703-704.
Discusses a large "Indian mound" found in Pentwater county
which contained many animal bones, such as buffalo and probably
Reeder, John T. "Evidences of Prehistoric Man on Lake Superior." Vol. 30, (1906): 110-118.
Discusses ancient copper mines near Lake Superior.
Contains his theory of an "ancient race of man" who mined the area
700-800 years earlier in a seasonal migratory pattern, since there was
no evidence of towns or burial sites.
Smith, Harlan. "The Antiquities of Michigan, Their Value and Impending Loss." Vol. 31, (1902): 238-252.
Cites examples of earth works and other archaeological finds in Michigan. Argues for their importance and preservation.
Smith, Samuel. "Pre-historic and Modern Copper Mines of Lake Superior." Vol. 39, (1915): 137-151.
Describes technology of ancient miners, ancient uses of copper, trade routes and commodities, and other elements.