Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections

The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections houses a wide variety of print, graphic and manuscript resources. Subject coverage includes University and campus life, towns and cities in the Keweenaw, and the companies, social organizations, events and personalities of the Copper Country and Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library, Michigan Technological University

The Library endeavors to create a dynamic information environment that fosters Learning, Discovery, and Innovation. The Library's vision is to be the first and best place for members of the Michigan Tech community to connect users to information and related services, promote information literacy and ethical use, and build a learning community through engaging opportunities for interaction.

Friends of the Van Pelt Library

The Friends of the Van Pelt Library is a group of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members who understand that the Library is Michigan Technological University's most important resource. The goal of the Friends is to enrich the Library and to help it to serve the University and the community. In addition to fundraising projects, the Friends sponsor cultural activities, mounting of informational displays, and work on public outreach projects to strengthen Library-community ties. The Friends also promote the use of the Library's unique resources, including the Michigan Tech Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections, offering the opportunity for scholars to travel to the Archives to research its collections by sponsoring the Archives Travel Grant Program.

Department of Humanities, Michigan Technological University

Humanities at Michigan Tech engages in teaching and research across language, culture, and technology. Our scope is international, our approach interdisciplinary. We work at the intersections of communication, composition, literature, modern languages, philosophy, rhetoric, visual studies, linguistics, gender studies, and technical communication. Emerging areas of emphasis include media, global studies, and diversity. In learning and scholarship, students and faculty work to cultivate the whole human being. We help students develop the communicative, analytic, and cultural knowledge to thrive in all aspects of their future lives.

Department of Social Sciences, Michigan Technological University

The Department of Social Sciences at Michigan Technological University is committed to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction across the social sciences. Our interdisciplinary faculty’s areas of expertise include anthropology, environmental and energy policy, history, industrial heritage and archaeology, political science, sociology, and geography. We pride ourselves on providing students with the opportunity to engage in hands-on educational experiences and apply academic concepts, strategies, and techniques to contemporary, real-world issues.

Finnish American Historical Archive, Finlandia University

The Finnish American Historical Archive houses the largest collection of Finnish-North American materials in the world. Along with archival materials, the collection includes genealogical resources, information about Finnish culture, artifacts, and North America's largest collection of Finnish-American artwork.

Keweenaw National Historical Park

Keweenaw National Historical Park is a unit of the U.S. National Park Service. Established in 1992, the park celebrates the life and history of the Keweenaw Peninsula in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of Michigan.

Cranking Graphics

Cranking Graphics offers a creative and holistic approach to communication and marketing tools that allows a seamless transition from print and digital media.

Book Concern Printers

Located in Michigan's beautiful upper peninsula in the heart of the Keweenaw Peninsula's Copper Country, the Book Concern can provide graphic design, publication and commercial printing, as well as related marketing and mailing services. We can cover all your design and printing needs. From a single color business card to a full color book or catalog we are your all-in-one printing and design service provider. Our mission is to provide you with the highest-quality products and services possible in a timely fashion and at a reasonable price. We are here to listen to you and help you achieve your business goals. Our Standards of Service Excellence can be summarized as follows: high product quality, professional and friendly customer service, dependable delivery, good price value, and customer satisfaction.


A professional association of researchers who investigate northern European migration to the United States.

Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission

The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission was established, along with the park, by an Act of Congress on October 27, 1992. The commission and its members serve at the request of the Secretary of the Interior. The seven-member commission is mandated to operate in support of the varied activities of Keweenaw National Historical Park, while acting as a conduit between the park and its neighboring communities. The commission members are drawn from organizations that are relevant to the park's preservation and interpretation efforts.

Finlandia University

Founded in 1896, Finlandia University is a private, not-for-profit, co-educational liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It is located in the town of Hancock, in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Finlandia University is a learning community dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service. With its dedicated faculty and diverse student body, the university fosters intellectual challenge, open dialogue, service to others, and an entrepreneurial response to a world characterized by change.

Michigan Technological University Alumni Association

The Michigan Tech alumni family is comprised of more than 70,000 alumni and friends living and working in more than 100 nations around the world. The association’s mission is: “Celebrating traditions. Creating connections.” The MTUAA accomplishes this through a variety of events, programs and services for alumni and students.