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Jay O. Bergeson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3185

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two typewritten notebooks, 1911–1924, and a dismantled photograph collection album, 1914–1922, all pertaining to the Mesaba Railway Company. The notebooks include lists of car registration numbers, financial books, bank depositories. Other notes relate to rules and procedure affecting conductors, taxes, wages, payroll invoices, etc. The photograph album includes shots of trackage, railroad buildings, and rail equipment.

Dates

  • 1911-1923

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

Jay O. Bergeson served simultaneously as Auditor, Assistant Treasurer, Purchasing Agent, and General Passenger and Freight Agent of the Mesaba Railway Co., an interurban railway that ran between Hibbing and Gilbert, Minnesota from 1912 to 1927. Bergeson later became Comptroller of the Enterprise Printing and Publishing Company in Virginia, Minnesota.

Extent

1.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains two typewritten notebooks, 1911–1924, and a dismantled photograph collection album, 1914–1922, all pertaining to the Mesaba Railway Company.

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 Jay O. Bergeson papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: B. 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