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Title Midland Nature Club Records
Catalog Number 2011.010.0001
Collection Midland Nature Club Records--Permanent Collection
Source Kenaga, Joann
Object Name Correspondence
Year Range from 1953
Year Range to 2011
Creator The Midland Nature Club
Admin/Biographical History Established in 1953 the object of the Midland Nature Club was to "...promote interest in and appreciation of nature, to afford its members an opportunity for the exchange of information and experience in the fields of nature study...". Members of the first executive committee included Eugene Kenaga, Russell Christenson, Mark Wolf, and Donald Roe. In 1953 the Midland Nature Club included 34 members.The Midland Nature Club is the precurser to the current organization, The Chippewa Nature Center.
The Midland Nature Club disbanded in 2011, their last president donated the orgnanizations historical records in 2011.
Scope & Content Records of the Midland Nature Club includes meeting minutes, membership records, financial records, programs, newsletters, photographs and scrapbooks and club history.
System of arrangement The collection is arranged in nine series:

Series I-Constitution and By-Laws
Series II-Minutes
Series III-Membership
Series IV- Financial Records
Series V- Programs and Newsletters
Series VI-Audubon Society
Series VII-History
Series VIII-Photographs
Series IX-Scrapbooks
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Subjects Nature
Parks
Classification Natural History
Organizations & Clubs
Search Terms Organization, Chippewa Nature Center
Organization, Midland Nature Club
Extent of Description 3 cubic feet
Includes 1 scrapbook not boxed
Relation Show Related Records...
Accruals Additional programs previously cataloged as found in collections integrated into collection as related material sharing a context.
Additional materials donated in 2016, accessioned 2016.010. Materials were integrated into the collection.
Containers Series I: Constitution and By-Laws
Series II: Minutes-Annuel Meetings
Series II: Minutes-Board of Directors
Series II: Minutes-Board of Directors
Series III: Members-Membership Lists
Series III: Members-Correspondence
Series IV: Financial Records-Certificates of Deposit
Series IV: Financial Records-Bank Statments (Checking Account)
Series IV: Financial Records-Bank Statments (Checking Account)
Series IV: Financial Records-Treasures Reports
Series IV: Financial Records-Treasures Reports
Series IV: Financial Records-Financial Reports and Correspondence
Series IV: Financial Records-Bank Statments (Savings Account)
Series IV: Financial Records-Miscellaneous Bank Documents
Series IV: Financial Records-Checking Ledger
Series IV: Financial Records-Non Profit Reports
Series IV: Financial Records-Tax Records
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Newsletters
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series VI: Audubon Society- Michigan Audubon Society
Series VI: Audubon Society- Audubon Society Screen Tours
Series VI: Audubon Society- Audubon Adventures
Series VII: History-"Reflections of a Nature Club"
Series VII: History-Correspondence with Organizations Supported by the M.N.C.
Series VII: History-The Cippewa Nature Center
Series VII: History-The Cippewa Trail Opening
Series VII: History-Newspaper Clippings
Series VII: History-Miscellaneous Documents
Series VIII: Photographs-Photographs
Series IX: Scrapbooks-Scrapbooks Numbers 1-3 and 5
Series IX: Scrapbooks-Scrapbooks Number 4
Series IX: Scrapbooks-Scrapbooks Numbers 6-9
Series III: Members-List of Presidents
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series V: Programs and Newsletters-Programs
Series VI: Audubon Society- Midland Junior Autobon Club
Series VI: Audubon Society- Chippewa Valley Autobon Society
Series VII: History-Book "Great Birding in the Great Lakes"
Series VII: History-Wildlife Posters