Finding Aid: Marcia Simmons Collection
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Special Collections
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Description
The Marcia Simmons collection ranges from Evergreen Cemetery history and research notes to images of the Nurse Aid class of the 1940s. From Simmons’ research came five self-published books: Civil War Veterans of Alcona County, MI, Civil War Veterans of Alpena County, MI, For the Purpose of a Burial Ground, Malsh, Alpern, Campbell Block, Napoleon Paul Barrel, and Paper Trails – Casper Family of Alpena, MI.
Publisher
Special Collections Department, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Place of Publication
Alpena, MI
Date of Publication
2021
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Simmons, Marcia
Collection
Marcia Simmons Collection
Donor
Marcia Simmons
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Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date
2021
Copyright Holder
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Copyright Holder Contact Information
specialcollections@alpenalibrary.org
Recommended Citation
Marcia Simmons Collection, Special Collections, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library. Alpena, MI
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Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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Collection name: Marcia Simmons Collection

Collection number: MSC-1

Dates: 1900 to 1960

Quantity: 2 boxes, 0.5 linear feet

Provenance note: donated by M. Simmons

Biographical & Historical Information:

M. Simmons is a prominent historical research of subjects pertaining to the cemetery systems and prominent figures in Alpena & Alcona’s history. With ties to family members who participated in the Civil War of America, Simmons has dedicated her work towards the civil war veterans and the Evergreen cemetery in Alpena.

Scope & Content:

The Marcia Simmons collection ranges from Evergreen Cemetery history and research notes to images of the Nurse Aid class of the 1940s. From Simmons’ research came five self-published books: Civil War Veterans of Alcona County, MI, Civil War Veterans of Alpena County, MI, For the Purpose of a Burial Ground, Malsh, Alpern, Campbell Block, Napoleon Paul Barrel, and Paper Trails – Casper Family of Alpena, MI.

Access: Open to research.

Preferred Citation: Marcia Simmons Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library

Contents:

Box 1:

1. Ku Klux Klan Books - 1916,1921, 1924

*Ask Librarian or see folder for note and instructions

2. Research Notes on Napoleon Paul Barrel (b.1885- d.1964)

3. Photos of Nurse Aid Class – 1940s

4. Photos of Alpena, MI, Simmons Family, and Alpena High School – 1940s

5. Photo of Roote, Alex and Martin, Thomas – Pre 1900s

Box 2:

1. Alpena Annual Report – 1944

2. Alpena Community Mausoleum Research & Maps – 1920s

3. Certificate of Perpetual Lot Care –Evergreen Cemetery Alpena, MI – 1928

4. City of Alpena Cemetery Lots Maps - 1856–2000

5. Newspaper Clippings on Alpena County Poor House and Farm - 1878

6. Samantha Hitchcock recertification addition to City, 1876

7. Alpena, MI Indigents regarding Burial

8. Indenture to City of Alpena, 1886–1983

9. Blank Indenture Form - Evergreen Cemetery

10. Lot Map of Evergreen Cemetery, 1907

11. Ordinances - Alpena Cemeteries, 1874–1909

12. Newspaper Articles on burials, 1846–1928

13. Evergreen History & Land Transfers timeline, 1856–1989

14. Plat of Hebrew Cemetery, 1875

15. Photographs - Bird's Eye View of Cemetery, 1938

16. Photographs of tombstones in Alpena, MI

17. Alpena High School Projects - Evergreen Cemetery, 2018

18. Survey of Alpena region - Plat Images, 1940

19. Survey Notes & Map by Le Everett A Chapp, 1873

20. Survey Proposal to City of Alpena, 1941

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Finding Aid: Marcia Simmons Collection


The Marcia Simmons collection ranges from Evergreen Cemetery history and research notes to images of the Nurse Aid class of the 1940s. From Simmons’ research came five self-published books: Civil War Veterans of Alcona County, MI, Civil War Veterans of Alpena County, MI, For the Purpose of a Burial Ground, Malsh, Alpern, Campbell Block, Napoleon Paul Barrel, and Paper Trails – Casper Family of Alpena, MI.