A Finding Aid for the Big Rapids Pioneer Collection 2005

Collection Summary

Collection Title: Big Rapids Pioneer Collection

Creator: Pioneer Group

Dates: 2005

Abstract: The Big Rapids Pioneer is the local newspaper for Big Rapids, Michigan and produces 6 issues per week. This collection of 2005 papers contains articles, ads and material relating to the city sesquicentennial.

Language: English

Quantity: 4.5 cubic feet; 3 records center boxes

Identification: MSS-11

Repository: Ferris State University Archives and Records Management Program

Historical Note

The Big Rapids Pioneer has issues dating back to 1867. It became the single daily for the area around 1900. The newspaper is a daily weekly, with one weekend paper. It provides information on community journalism. The geographic range for the paper includes local (Mecosta County, Lake County and Newaygo County), state and international events. Complete local sports coverage includes both local high schools and Ferris State University. Columns are written by local authors and it provides information on events of importance to the community. Regular specialty pages include food, youth, religion, travel, business, entertainment, home and outdoor..

Scope and Content Note

In 2005, Big Rapids, Michigan, celebrated 150 years of history. Managing Editor of the Big Rapids Pioneer, Jim Bruskotter, served on the celebration steering committee. The newspaper provided several special sections relating to various aspects of the history of the city and surrounding regions. Ads and special notices drew attention to the various events of the celebration. In the absence of an official program, the local newspaper served as the central resource for the various activities, events and celebrations.

Arrangement

The papers are contained in a single series.

Access Information

Conditions of Access

The Big Rapids Pioneer Collection is open for research to all users in accordance with University Archives and Records Management access policies. It is available in the reading room of the Ferris State University Archives.

Conditions of Use

Requests for permission to publish material should be directed to the University Archivist. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Copyright interests for this collection have not been transferred to Ferris State University. For more information, contact the University Archivist.

Subject Headings

Below are a list of names, organizations and subjects relating to the collection. Names have been taken from Library of Congress Authority headings whenever possible.

Related Materials

None specified.

Administrative Information

Citations

Footnotes and bibliographic references should use the following format:
[Item], Folder, Box. Big Rapids Pioneer Collection. Ferris State University Archives. Big Rapids, Michigan.

Provenance (Acquisition Information)

These records were transferred out of the library general collections. A microfilm copy is still available within main library.

Processing Information

The Big Rapids Pioneer Collection was processed to the folder level by Melinda McMartin Isler in January 2008. A finding aid was prepared in a word processing format and converted to EAD 2.0. A collection level MARC-format record was prepared and placed in the library online public access catalog. Description was based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2004).

Technical Requirements

This collection consists of paper based materials. No specialized hardware or software is required for viewing.

Content Listing

Series 1. Issues. 2005.

The collection consists of 4.5 cubic feet of records. It consists only of the final paper issues, not the underlying records and articles.

The files are arranged chronologically.

Box Folder Contents
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 December 2005-2 January 2005..
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer.3 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8-9 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer12 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 January 2004.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15-16 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22-23 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29-30 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 January 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5-6 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12-13 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19-20 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 February 2005.
1 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26-27 February 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 February 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5-6 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12-13 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 March 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19-20 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26-27 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 March 2005.
1 2 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 March 2005.
Box Folder Contents
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2-3 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9-10 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16-17 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 April 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 April- 1 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7-8 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14-15 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21-22 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28-29 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 May 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4-5 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11-12 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18-19 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 June 205.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 June 2007.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 June 2005.
2 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 June 2005.
Box Folder Contents
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2-3 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9-10 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16-17 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23-24 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30-31 July 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6-7 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13-14 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20-21 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27-28 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 August 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3-4 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10-11 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17-18 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24-25 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 September 2005.
3 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 September 2005.
Box Folder Contents
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1-2 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8-9 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15-16 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22-23 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29-30 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 31 October 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 4 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5-6 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 11 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12-13 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 18 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19-20 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 25 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 26-27 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 November 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 1 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 2 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 3-4 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 5 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 6 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 7 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 8 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 9 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 10-11 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 12 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 13 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 14 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 15 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 16 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 17-18 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 19 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 20 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 21 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 22 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 23 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 24-25 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 27 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 28 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 29 December 2005.
4 1 Big Rapids Pioneer. 30 December 2005.