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Contardo Family ski jumping scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6186

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks primarily containing undated newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs from tournaments and events the Contardos participated in or attended in Duluth, Minnesota or the regional area. Many of the clippings feature George Kotlarek, one of Duluth’s most successful ski jumpers.

Dates

  • Creation: 1929-1960

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Robert “Rocci” and and Joe Contardo grew up in Duluth, Minnesota in a family of 10 children. their parents were Frank and Maria (Abbruzzese) Contardo. Both of the brothers participated in and followed ski jumping in Duluth and the regional area during their childhood. The Chester Park ski jump was near their home. One item in their scrapbook indicates that their sister Josephine was also a member of the Duluth Ski Club in 1930. Robert Contardo was the Duluth Ski Club President in 1960.

Extent

3 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of 3 scrapbooks primarily containing undated newspaper clippings, ephemera, and programs from tournaments and events the Contardos participated in or attended in Duluth, Minnesota or the regional area.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at libarchives@d.umn.edu or 218-726-8526.

Author
M. David
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Contact:
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526