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Caswell & Davy photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4492

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs by Caswell & Davy. The photographs are of Superior Street from 1st or 2nd Avenue West, looking east up the hill and down toward the water; also, there is a photograph of the steamer "Arizona" from 1868. The condition of the photographs vary. Some are faded black and white albumen prints, stained, with rough, tattered edges and some are in excellent condition. No negatives are present.

Dates

  • 1870-1875

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

William Caswell (-1910) and William Henry Davy (1844-1936), photographers, arrived in Duluth from Canada in May of 1870. They opened a studio in the Pendleton Building on Superior Street between First and Second Avenues West. Dissolution of their partnership was reported on September 11, 1875, but William Davy carried on in the business.

Extent

7.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of photographs by Caswell & Davy. The photographs are of Superior Street from 1st or 2nd Avenue West, looking east up the hill and down toward the water; also, there is a photograph of the steamer "Arizona" from 1868.

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:

See also NEMHC collections: S2343 Foster Family papers; S2421 Portraits

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Caswell & Davy photographs
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