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Edward Porter Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3098

Scope and Contents

The collection contains general correspondence, 1896-1921, largely concerning real estate business; correspondence and related materials concerning General E. P. Alexander's estate, 1911-1912; contracts, agreements and deeds, 1890-1920; and tax statements, 1895-1921.

Dates

  • 1890-1921

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

Edward Porter Alexander was a Duluth realtor and son of Confederate General Edward Porter Alexander. He was born sometime about 1864 at Milford, Virginia. He came to Duluth, Minnesota in 1886, married Agnes Gordon Grady in 1889, and established the Alexander Investment Company in Duluth. Alexander died on February 26, 1939.

Extent

3.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains general correspondence, 1896-1921, largely concerning real estate business; correspondence and related materials concerning General E. P. Alexander's estate, 1911-1912; contracts, agreements and deeds, 1890-1920; and tax statements, 1895-1921.

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.

General

This collection is part of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, which are housed in the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives at the Kathryn A. Martin Library, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Title
Guide to the Edward Porter Alexander papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: B.H. Bruemmer.
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