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Duluth election returns and poll list

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3675

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of election returns for the April, 1870, election, listing candidates with the number of votes they received, and a list of people who were voting in the November 2, 1886, election and a poll list for 1886 for the village of Duluth. The city of Duluth became a village in 1877 due to a financial panic.

Dates

  • Creation: 1870-1886
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1870, 1886

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

Duluth, Minnesota, the county seat of St. Louis county, was platted and named in 1856, was incorporated as a town May 19, 1857, as a city March 5, 1870. The city of Duluth became a village in 1877 due to a financial panic and received a new city charter March 2, 1887.

In 1868, Duluth, Portland, and Rice's Point, until then three separate organizations, were consolidated, and all assumed the name of Duluth. Later the city area was extended on the west to include Oneota and Fond du Lac and eastward to Endion, Lakeside, and Lakewood.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of election returns for the April, 1870, election, listing candidates with the number of votes they received, and a list of people who were voting in the November 2, 1886, election and a poll list for 1886 for the village of Duluth.

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 Duluth election returns and poll list
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
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