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Amanda Geipel canoe trip photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S6164

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of snapshots, and a few postcards, that document Amanda Geipel’s 15-day trip with family to the Basswood Fishing Lodge at Ely, Minnesota. They canoed and portaged from Basswood Lake to Crooked Lake at the Canadian border. Identified place-names in the images include Basswood River, Basswood Upper and Lower Falls, Pictured Rocks, Rebecca Falls, Curtain Falls, and Basswood Lodge among others. There are two snapshots of the interior of lodge rooms. There are snapshots of packs and gear, meals being eaten, paddling canoes, fishes caught, a man guide called Mose, and three snapshots of an unidentified Ojibwe family with children and their pet dogs and cats.

Dates

  • 1931
  • Majority of material found in 1931 July 4-1931 July 18

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

Amanda Margaret Geipel was born and lived in Chicago for most of her life working for Illinois Bell Telephone Company. After retiring she moved to Three Oaks, Michigan to be near her sisters. She died at age 85 in a nursing home in Bridgman, Michigan survived by her three sisters and a brother. She was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.

Extent

100.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of snapshots, and a few postcards, that document Amanda Geipel’s 15-day trip with family to the Basswood Fishing Lodge at Ely, Minnesota.

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.

Physical Description

91 snapshots + 9 photographic postcards

Title
Guide to the Amanda Geipel canoe trip photographs
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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