Books & Articles About Chippewa County, Michigan

Articles and Essays Online:

Explosion Kills Four and Injures Four Others at Brady Pier
The Evening News, 16 May 1917, pg. 1
Submitted by Aaron McSweeney

The Story of Wilwin (submitted by Anita Gauld)

Even though Wilwin is located in Mackinac County, this essay includes many mentions of Sault Ste Marie and Emerson and provides a facinating glimpse of early logging enterprises in the Upper Peninsula.


Books and Materials Online Elsewhere on the Internet

  Clarke Historical Library

Local History Bibliography, Basic Information for Chippewa Co.
UP materials available

Tales of Rudyard As Told By The Folks (1922)
some excerpts from the book, compiled by J. W. Kitching

Portrait and Biographical Record of Northern Michigan
 containing Portraits and Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens...
 Chicago: Record Publishing Co., 1895. (552 pages)

Michigan state gazetteer and business directory for 1863/1864
By C. F. Clark ; Published in Detroit, 1863-1864.
Online edition produced by the American Memory Collection project at the Library of Congress.

Chippewa County    Sugar Island     Sault Ste. Marie

Lake Superior Guide, 1872
by Disturnell, John

giving a description of all the objects of interest and places of resort on this great inland sea; with an account of the iron, copper & silver mines, also commercial statistics... Table of Contents  (MOA site)


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