Duluth Bethel Society records
Scope and Contents
The collection contains reference materials, a photo album, and one film. The reference materials, 1912-1975, include news clippings, a history of the Society, a 1912 paper and "A Sketch of Mr. L. A. Marvin's Bethel Activities." The photo album depicts various scenes of the Bethel mission dating from about the 1890s. Also included is one 16mm film (approx. 8 minutes) describing the Society's activities, from about the1960s.
- circa 1890s-1975
- Duluth Bethel Society (Duluth, Minn.) (Organization)
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 Bethel Association of the Western Seamen's Friend Society became incorporated in 1873 "to promote the temporal and spiritual welfare of seamen" in Duluth, Minnesota. It has continued Christian missionary work since then through Gospel meetings, Sunday schools, a rehabilitation center and other charity functions. The organization's name changed to the Duluth Bethel Society in 1905.
3.00 Linear Inches
Language of Materials
The collection contains reference materials, a photo album, and one film.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-726-8526.
3 linear inches, 1 volume in box, 1 film
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.
- Academic papers Subject Source: Local sources
- Duluth Bethel Society (Duluth, Minn.)
- Films Subject Source: Local sources
- Merchant mariners Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Missionaries Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Newspaper clippings Subject Source: Local sources
- Photograph Albums Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Public welfare Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Religious groups Subject Source: Local sources
- Social service Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Duluth Bethel Society records
- Finding Aid Authors: B.H. Bruemmer.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Collecting Area Details
Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area
Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001