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Greyhound Bus Lines collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4443

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of printed company promotional materials; professionally shot photographs; snapshots of workers, Greyhound drivers, Greyhound buses, and Greyhound depots and facilities; and correspondence regarding certain motor coaches.

Dates

  • 1928-1972
  • Majority of material found in 1928, 1933, 1972, not dated

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

Greyhound Bus Lines began service in 1914 in Hibbing, Minnesota. Carl Eric Wickman, Andy Anderson, and Charles Wenberg were involved in the first stage of the business. In 1915 it was incorporated as Mesaba Transportation Company. The name was changed to Greyhound Lines in 1926.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of printed company promotional materials; professionally shot photographs; snapshots of workers, Greyhound drivers, Greyhound buses, and Greyhound depots and facilities; and correspondence regarding certain motor coaches.

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 Greyhound Bus Lines collection
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