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Duluth Linen Company catalog

 Collection
Identifier: S3618

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a 1936 company catalogue with descriptions and photographs of Duluth Linen Company products and prices.

Dates

  • 1936

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

This company was founded in Duluth, Minnesota, by Albin S. Nordstrom in 1916. It produced linen and cotton goods, including sheets, blankets, tablecloths, napkins, towels, curtains, and uniforms. Walter G. Amundson came into the company in 1922 as Secretary, eventually becoming President of the company in about 1930. In 1930 Amundson started an allied company, the Amundson Company, which manufactured clothing.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains a 1936 company catalogue with descriptions and photographs of Duluth Linen Company products and prices.

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.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Duluth Linen Company catalog
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