Baraga

 

Baraga County was created 19 Feb 1875 from Houghton County and was assigned jurisdiction over Lake Superior concurrent with “the counties contiguous thereto,” 1875 PA 14. The county was named for Slovenian Catholic missionary Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), first bishop of the Diocese of Marquette.

Selected general works

County Histories of the Old Northwest. Series V, Michigan.
Biographical Record: this volume contains biographical sketches of leading citizens of Houghton, Baraga, and Marquette Counties, Michigan. 1903.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F566 .C67 1973 r.34 no.102

Prickett, Walter S.
Indian Lore. 1937.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N F572 .B15 I5 1937

Michigan Historical Records Survey.
Baraga County (L’Anse)/ prepared by the Historical Records Survey, Division of Women’s and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration. 1937.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N CD3307 .B15 B37 1937

Sturgeon Valley Historical Society (Mich).
Pelkie, its past and present.  1990.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574 .P44 P562 1990

Through the Years: Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon Counties, Michigan. 1999. 
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .A15 T47 1999

Selected newspapers

L’Anse.
The L’Anse Sentinel. 1890-1958.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

L’Anse.
The Upper Peninsula Farmer. 1913-1916.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Houghton.
Daily Mining Gazette.  1899-2016.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Marquette.
Mining Journal. 1868-2017.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat Book of Baraga County, Michigan. [1930-39].
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413 .B2 H5z 1930

Rockford Map Publishers.
Land Atlas & Plat Book, Baraga County, Michigan. 1980-1996.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413 .B2 R58

Foster, J.W., 1815-1873
Geological Map of the District Between Keweenaw Bay and Chocolate River, Lake Superior, Michigan. 1849.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N G4112 .K4C5 1849 .F67

Western Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region.
Coastal Atlas: Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. 1998.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G2862 .M5 C63 1998

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Michigan. Department of Auditor General.
Examination of the Books and Records of Baraga County for the Calendar Year of…. 1950-.
LIB OF MICH DOCS OFFICIAL HJ9259 .B37 E93

Baraga County (Mich.) Board of Education.
Baraga County Area Study. 1960.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N LA 308 .B37 B37z

Michigan State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
A Profile of Families and Households in Baraga County. 1992.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .B15 P76 1992

Copper Country Classified Business and Professional Directory: Houghton and the Major Portions of Keweenaw, Ontonagon and Baraga Counties. 1948.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574 .C67 D23 1948

Copper Country Historical Resource Partnership.
Pequaming Cemetery Headstone List. 2001.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .B15 P4 2001

Selected government publications

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity Information Center.
Community Profile, Baraga County, Michigan. 1986.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S PrEx 10.9/5:B 23

United States. Soil Conservation Service. 
Soil Survey of Baraga County Area, Michigan. 1988.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S A 57 .38:B 23/3

Michigan. Department of Commerce. Office of Business Information.
Community Profile: L’Anse. 1986.
LIB OF MICH  MICH DOCS 2S HC 108 .L367 C66 1986

Michigan. Department of Commerce. Office of Business Information.
Community Profile: Village of Baraga. 1986.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS 2S HC 108 .B37 C66 1986

United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Flood Plain Management Study, Baraga Village Watershed, Baraga County, Michigan. 1990.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S A 57 .64/4:B 23x

Updated 10-25-2018