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A History in Stones: The Cemeteries of St. Louis County, Minnesota

 Collection
Identifier: S6008

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a final project report based upon cemetery survey forms including color snapshots, photographs, description of field method, survey form, project resources and limitations, networks consulted, project evaluation, and field work files. Field work findings are arranged alphabetically by the name of the cemetery.

Dates

  • 1998-1999

Creator

Biographical / Historical

This project was an effort by Lynn R. Reynolds to compile a comprehensive guide to the cemeteries of St. Louis County, Minnesota that would include: cemetery histories, selective accounts of interred individuals, maps, comments on grave stone art and ethnic populations, definitive cemetery locations, deterioration levels, and preservation efforts.

At the time Lynn Reynolds was an archaeology student seeking a master's degree at the University of Minnesota. The field work and the product of the project was designed to contribute credits toward her degree.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

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 A History in Stones: The Cemeteries of St. Louis County, Minnesota
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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