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Menu collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4524

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota. All are Duluth unless otherwise noted. Dates are included when known.

The color postcards picture the Bellows, Black Bear Lounge 1961, Sky Room.

Menus in alphabetical order.

Dates

  • 1912-2008
  • Majority of material found in 1912-1958, 1970s, 2000-2008

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.

Administrative History:

Restaurants, hotels, boarding houses, and businesses have offered food and meals to customers and residents from 1869.  These bills of fare or menus can hold details of foods, meals, and items as well as their prices over time.

Extent

2.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.

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 S3083 Spalding Hotel

NEMHC Archival Collections S4572 Ephemera collection

NEMHC Archival Collections S6010 Daily and Periodic Report of School Lunch Program documents
Title
Guide to the Menu collection
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