Hunter and MacFarlane Family scrapbooks
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Mary Gouveia. The first volume chronicles the Hunter family. Included in this scrapbook are articles and excerpts on Duluth; Minnesota Point; the Aerial Bridge; John Cook Hunter; Catharine Maclaurin Hunter; Agnes Hunter; Ronald Maclaurin Hunter; Catharine Hunter MacFarlane; James Cook Hunter; Margaret Grace Hunter; Elizabeth Hunter Eddy; Adaline Hunter Town; their spouses and children. Also contained in the scrapbook are articles on Captain James Cook; the Indian Uprising in 1862 near New Ulm; stories told by Laurin R. Hunter (son of Ronald Hunter) about his youth; and a complete bibliography. Color photographs of gravesites, heirlooms, and surviving family members are included. There are no negatives. Several photocopied pictures are somewhat dark and grainy.
The second volume covers the MacFarlane family. Contained in this scrapbook is information on the MacFarlane Clan of Scotland -- tartan, badge, etc.; Angus R. MacFarlane; Glen Avon and Hunter's Park area of Duluth; Glen Avon church; Catharine Hunter MacFarlane; the Little Lace Dress (MacFarlane heirloom), House at 111 Lewis Street; bibliography, and color photographs with no negatives.
- compiled 1989-1991
- Gouveia, Mary (Person)
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
Mary Gouveia is a descendent of Duluth's Hunter and Macfarlane famlies. John Cook Hunter was a prominent Duluth resident who organized the Duluth Savings Bank. Angus R. Macfarlane married Catharine Hunter, John C. Hunter's daughter. Macfarlane was hired by the Duluth Savings Bank, eventually becoming a manager in the re-organized American Exchange Bank. Macfarlane was known as the first resident of the Hunter's Park neighborhood of Duluth. Both Hunter and Macfarlane emigrated from Scotland and were early residents of Duluth.
Language of Materials
The collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Mary Gouveia. The first volume chronicles the Hunter family. The second volume covers the MacFarlane family.
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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.
- Duluth (Minn.)--History Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Duluth (Minn.)--Social life and customs Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Hunter's Park (Duluth, Minn.) Subject Source: Local sources
- Scottish Americans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Local sources
- Guide to the Hunter and MacFarlane Family scrapbooks
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Collecting Area Details
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Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001