Collections houses rare books, manuscripts, records, microfilm, ephemera and
archival materials with a focus in subjects relating to indigenous peoples
with an emphasis on the Menominee.
Collections is open to the Menominee Community; CMN students, faculty, CMN
staff, and the public
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Please be aware that all materials are non-circulating
and cannot leave the Special Collections Reading Room.
The College of
Menominee Nation Special Collections Guidelines
following procedures detail the steps that should be followed in the use of the
Special Collections and in the accessioning of new materials by the Special
Collections. Consistent completion of the required forms will facilitate
efficient record keeping and collection control and management, allowing the
Special Collections to better serve its community and protect its materials.
Standardized usage procedures are essential
for assuring fair, equal, and safe access to the College of Menominee Nation
Special Collections resources. All users are expected to adhere to these
procedures it they wish to utilize the Special Collections materials.
All users must agree to follow the rules
of the Special Collections as detailed under the College of Menominee Nation
Special Collections Access Policies. Rules are posted
in the Special Collections reading room and should be reviewed by all
All on-site users must sign the log every
day including address, date, and collection used.
To request access to materials,
researchers should fill out the Researcher Application (available in
Special Collections) and submit the
form to the Head of Special Collections. Keep in mind that some materials
may require up to two days prior notice. If possible, it is recommended that
researchers contact the Head of Special Collections prior to their visit to
assure that the materials will be available at that time.
Photocopies of materials may be made on
the premises of the Special Collections if the Head of Special Collections
deems that no damage is posed to the selected materials. College of
Menominee Nation students, faculty, and staff should use their own copy code
in order to receive requested photocopies. Photocopies are $0.15 a page for
non-affiliates of the College.
To obtain copies of photographs users must
fill out and submit to the Head of Special Collections a
Request for Reproduction (available in
Special Collections). If there are
no restrictions on the reproduction of the desired materials, the Head of
Special Collections will then determine cost and time on a case by case