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Albert O. Enzmann papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3099

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a 220 page autobiography completed in 1971. The manuscript includes accounts of life as a German immigrant in New York, hobo in the Midwest and prohibition in northeast Minnesota. Also included are a few photographs, 1909-1970, and a letter, 1970, that relates additional information about his life.


  • 1909-1971


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

Albert O. Enzmann was a German immigrant who settled in Minnesota about 1910. He worked a number of jobs in northeast Minnesota including farmer, laborer, and owner of the Ray Hotel in Ray, Minnesota. At the end of his life he lived in California.


1.50 Linear Inches

Language of Materials



The collection contains a 220 page autobiography completed in 1971.

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 or 218-726-8526.


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.

Guide to the Albert O. Enzmann papers
Finding Aid Authors: B.H. Bruemmer.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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
(218) 726-8526