Manistee

Manistee County, in the northwestern Lower Penninsula, is known as the “Fishing Capitol of the Midwest,” as well as being the gateway to the famous, scenic M22 highway. It was organized in 1855 by Public Act 171.

Selected general works

Bear Lake centennial, 1893-1993: a photo collection of Bear Lake village history. 1876.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.M2 B437

Cook, Kathe.
Pioneer reminiscences of an older settler / by one of the boys. 1960.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.M3 K1

Martin, John W.
History of District no. 2, Wass-Malcolm School, 1867- 1957: Pleasanton Township, Manistee County, Michigan. 1985.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N LD7501.P63 M3z

McRae, Shannon
Manistee County. 2006.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.M3 M37

Russell, Curran N.
The lumberman’s legacy. 1954.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.M2 R8

Selected newspapers

Manistee.
Manistee advocate. 1907-1911.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manistee.
Manistee times. 1871-1874.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manistee County.
Acadia argus. 1918-1936.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manistee County.
The Copemish compass. 1924-1936.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manistee County.
The Wellston-Brethren banner. 1922-1936.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Barker, S. Harlan.
The Swigart tract in Manistee, Mason and Lake counties: the center of Michigan’s famous fruit and clover belt. 1917.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N G4112.N67J1 1917.S9

Geo. C. Ogle.

Standard atlas of Manistee County, Michigan: including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county… patrons directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information. 1903
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F566 .C67 1973 r.57 no. 174

Pauli, C. J.
Manistee, Mich. 1891.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N Undersize G4114.M2A3 1891.P3a

Rockford Map Publishers.
Farm plat book with index to owners, Manistee County, Michigan. 1961.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413.M3 R65

United States Coast Survey.
United States— Great Lakes, Lake Michigan— Michigan, Manistee Harbor. 2008.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS FLAT FILE 2N C 55.418/7:14938

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Blaine Christian Church.
Directory of Blaine Christian Church. 1992.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N BX7331.A7 B53

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.
Directory of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. 1990.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N BX8076.M2 G2

Herald-Leader Company.
The honor roll Menominee Country, Michigan in World War 1917-1918-1919. 1921.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N D570.85.M51 M45

Michigan Bell Telephone Company.
Onekama telephone directory. 1952-1956, 1958-1961.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N HE8841. O667 O6

Rural Manistee County in World War II: Cleon-Marilla-Springdale. 1946.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.C5536 R87

Selected government publications

Bricker, D. Michael.
Manistee County bedrock geology. 2002.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL FLAT FILE (3rd floor closed stx) G4113.M3C5 2000.B75a

Crampton, Wayne I.
Land use planning report, Manistee County. 1941
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N HD 211 .M5 C7

United States. Forest Service.
Pine River: Manistee National Forest. 2001.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S A 13. 13:H 94/7

Walker, Bruce R.
A biological survey of the lower Manistee River and selected tributaries in the counties of Manistee, Wexford, Missaukee and Kalkaska, June 6-August 17, 1999. 2005.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL TD224.M5 S8-04/031

Updated 11/29/2018