Finding Aid John McConnell TBRC-22 & 23
- McConnell, John, Donor
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- Finding Aids
- Biographical & Historical Information: John McConnell is a maritime enthusiast, hobbyist, and diver who has devoted several years to researching the local historical maritime community including the lighthouse / life-saving stations and area shipwrecks. He, also, played a significant role in the area’s underwater preserve designation and in the development of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary (TBNMS). He has been a member of the Michigan Underwater Preserve Council, the Thunder Bay Island Lighthouse Preservation Society, an advisory member to the TBNMS, and a vessel research member to the Great Lakes Maritime database managed through the library.
Scope & Content: TBRC-22: Copies of Middle Island Life-Saving Station logbooks (1883-1917); TBNMS development activities (1993-95). TBRC-23: City of Alpena aerial photographs (1970s); Michigan Underwater Preserve Council Meeting papers; Michigan Underwater Salvage & Preserve Committee papers; local shipwreck research; steamer NEW ORLEANS Site Plan & Project documentation; TBNMS development documentation; local commercial fishing history; local maritime families.
- Special Collections, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
- Place of Publication
- Alpena, MI
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- Personal Name(s)
- McConnell, John
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- TBRC-22 & 23
- John McConnell Collection
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- Geographic Coverage
Michigan, United States
Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
- McConnell, John
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- John McConnell Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library. Alpena, MI
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