Skip to main content

David Ericson letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3189

Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence written by David Ericson to Mrs. A.B. (Emeline) Hilton and one letter from F. Rodney Paine to Hilton about Ericson’s painting.

Dates

  • 1938-1944

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

David Ericson came to Duluth, Minnesota in 1872 from Motala, Sweden. In Duluth, Ericson cultivated his interest in painting and went on to win a number of awards. He studied in New York where he worked for Tiffany’s Jewelry Co. Later, he studied in Paris under James Whistler.

Extent

15.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains correspondence written by David Ericson to Mrs. A.B. (Emeline) Hilton and one letter from F. Rodney Paine to Hilton about Ericson’s painting.

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.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S3056 Duluth Art Institute records - poster of Ericson's "Winder Landscape"

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.
  • Artists Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Arts Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Duluth (Minn.) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Letters Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Guide to the David Ericson letters
Author
Finding Aid Authors: B. 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