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Bert Fesler papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2232

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one volume which contains notes taken by Bert Fesler while serving as Judge of the District Court for the 11th Judicial District of Minnesota. The volume also contains an index of cases.

Dates

  • 1937-1943

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

Bert Fesler was born on July 22, 1866 in Franklin, Indiana. Fesler received the A.B. degree from the University of Indiana in 1889. He later studied law at Columbia University, the University of California, and at his brother’s law office. Fesler was admitted to the Minnesota and Indiana Bar in 1893. He was the City Attorney in Duluth, Minnesota from 1904-1908, and from 1910-1912. In 1913 Fesler was appointed Judge of the District Court for the 11th Judicial District of Minnesota. He was first elected to the bench in 1915 and served as judge until his retirement in 1944.

Extent

1.00 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of one volume which contains notes taken by Bert Fesler while serving as Judge of the District Court for the 11th Judicial District of Minnesota. The volume also contains an index of cases.

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.
Title
Guide to the Bert Fesler papers
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