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American Red Cross, Northland Chapter records

 Collection
Identifier: S3006

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs, and Red Cross publications. Most of the material originated from the chapter's World War I activities, and reflects the relief programs in effect during that war. The correspondence largely concerns Mrs. J. R. McGiffert, who headed the French relief committee, and Julia E. L. Moore, who was the general secretary of the chapter in 1917. The collection also includes early photographs of the chapter's activities, World War I military service records of St. Louis County women compiled by Minnesota War Records Commission, a scrapbook of World War II activities and news clippings, 1917-1963.

Dates

  • 1915-1963

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

The Duluth chapter of the American Red Cross was formed in 1915 in response to needs created by World War I. In 1942, the organization changed its name to the Arrowhead Chapter and is presently known as the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Extent

1.66 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs, and Red Cross publications. Most of the material originated from the chapter's World War I activities, and reflects the relief programs in effect during that war.

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.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S3005 Minnesota War Records Commission, St. Louis County Branch records

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 American Red Cross, Northland Chapter records
Author
Finding Aid Authors: B.H. Bruemmer, P. Maus.
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