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Hearding family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3672

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences.  The files of John H. Jr. consist of correspondence and printed material relating to the St. Louis Co. Historical Society and the Free Society Association.  Also included is a small excerpt taken from John H. Sr.'s autobiography.

Dates

  • 1861-1977

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 Information:

William H. Hearding was born in England in 1826. He immigrated to the United States in 1847. In 1851 Hearding was appointed Assistant Engineer to the U.S. Corps of Engineers in their survey of the Great Lakes, assigned to the Lake Survey Office in Detroit. He did surveying of Lake Superior in the Duluth-Superior area. Hearding died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1893.

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences. 

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 S 3021 Oliver Iron Mining Company records

NEMHC Essay File, William H. Hearding, John H. Hearding, Sr., John H. Hearding, Jr.

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 Hearding family 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