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H. Watson Wilson oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S2210

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.

This oral history interview was conducted to provide information on the Duluth Board of Trade archival collection (S2209); H. Watson Wilson was the final secretary of the Board of Trade in Duluth, Minnesota at the time of its dissolution in 1972. In the interview H. Watson Wilson provided explanations of the various documents in the collection, focusing on their use and significance to the functioning of the Board. He also described the relationships among the various bureaus of the Board of Trade, such as the Sampling Bureau and the Board of Arbitration, to the Board itself.

Dates

  • 1977

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

H. Watson Wilson, Jr. of Duluth, Minnesota, was the final secretary of the Duluth Board of Trade at the time of its dissolution in 1972.

Extent

2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.

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 S2209 Duluth Board of Trade records

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.
Title
Guide to the H. Watson Wilson oral history interview
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