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Duluth Centennial Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: S3059

Scope and Contents

The collection contains programs, correspondence, photographs, reference materials, three scrapbooks, news clippings, account sheets and one film. The film (16mm, silent, 24 and 16 f.p.s.) contains black-and-white and color images of centennial activities and the parade. Reference materials include a 56 page centennial play entitled Duluth 100.

Dates

  • 1956

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, Minnesota Centennial celebration was held August 3-12, 1956. Officers of the Centennial Commission included Ned Lewis, general chairman; Linnea Yonkers, women's events chair; James Kling, resident director.

Duluth was platted and named in 1856. It was not incorporated as a town until May of 1857. It was incorporated as a city in 1870. It reverted to a village in 1877, and was re-chartered as a city in 1887.

Extent

4.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains programs, correspondence, photographs, reference materials, three scrapbooks, news clippings, account sheets and one film.

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 Duluth Centennial Commission records
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