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Gnesen Township records

 Collection
Identifier: S2430

Scope and Contents

The collection contains two clerk's ledgers, 1879-1908, 1908-1912; photocopied census records, 1858-1905; photocopied school census, 1934, 1938; miscellaneous financial records, a list of qualified electors, 1938; a summary of votes of primary elections, 1936, and School Board minutes related to the fire and subsequent rebuilding of School #2, 1925-1926, and a photograph of the Gnesen Community Center, 1981.

Dates

  • 1858-1981
  • Majority of material found in 1858-1912, 1936-1943, 1981

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

Gnesen Township is in St. Louis County, Minnesota. It was named by Polish settlers for a city in the province of Posen, Prussia.

Extent

9.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains two clerk's ledgers, 1879-1908, 1908-1912; photocopied census records, 1858-1905; photocopied school census, 1934, 1938; miscellaneous financial records, a list of qualified electors, 1938; a summary of votes of primary elections, 1936, and School Board minutes related to the fire and subsequent rebuilding of School #2, 1925-1926, and a photograph of the Gnesen Community Center, 1981.

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 S2400 St. Louis County Auditor records, Box 12, May 1909 Auditor's Report of Gnesen schools with comments bout the School Board's accounting practice.

General

This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.
Title
Guide to the Gnesen Township records
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