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District Court exhibit photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3729

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of District Court exhibit photographs filed in the Clerk of Court’s office between 1911 and 1917 approximately. The photographs appear to be accident scenes or locations of accidents/incidents in Chisholm, Virginia, Biwabik, and Gilbert, MN. Nothing is known about the cases or persons involved with these documents. Some have case numbers on them, a few with a name but no description of the person to the case.

All of the images are either 5x7 or 8x10 inch silver gelatin prints, most are mounted, some give a specific date when the photograph was taken, others are stamped only with the date they were filed in court. Photo studios given include: John Koskela, Gilbert; A.M. Turnquist, Eveleth; Pakonen, W.H., Virginia; Siukonen, Chisholm; Charles Hendrickson, Ely; R. Leline, Biwabik; and unidentified.

The photographs include street scenes, mine sites, equipment, buildings, people, work sites, a mangle, Eveleth Fire Department, fire victim and an unidentified lake near Ely.

Dates

  • 1911-1916

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.

Historical Note:

Judicial district boundaries change over time. St. Louis County was in the second district from 1856-1858, the first district from 1858-1866, the seventh district from 1866-1874, and the eleventh district beginning in 1874. Currently the county is in the sixth judicial district.

Extent

36.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of District Court exhibit photographs filed in the Clerk of Court’s office between 1911 and 1917 approximately. The photographs appear to be accident scenes or locations of accidents/incidents in Chisholm, Virginia, Biwabik, and Gilbert, MN.

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 owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.
Title
Guide to the District Court exhibit photographs
Author
Finding Aid Authors: 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