Sonderegger Symposium

The Center for Upper Peninsula Studies thanks all of the presenting scholars and attendees for making the XX Sonderegger Symposium a success. Once again, we recorded the presentations and they may be viewed from this link. We look forward to seeing you at the next symposium on Friday, November 5, 2021.

Upper Country

Upper Country is a journal of the Lake Superior region, published by Northern Michigan University's Center for Upper Peninsula Studies. Read current and past Upper Country publications here.


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Oral Histories

Discover the history of the Upper Peninsula through the words of those who lived it. Browse a full list of oral histories and their transcripts online.


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U.P. History

Find a variety of resources based on different parts of the Upper Peninsula’s history. From folklore to lakes, mining to politics, the center has access to it all online and in person.

Contact Information

Center for Upper Peninsula Studies


147D Gries Hall