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Merritt Elementary School PTA records

Identifier: S4539

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of PTA scrapbooks and class pictures from Merritt Elementary School.

Scrapbooks cover the following years: 1936-1945, 1945-1950, 1964-1965, 1965-1966, 1969-1970, 1973-1974, 1974-1975

Class pictures are from 1950-1993.


  • 1936-1993


Biographical / Historical

Merritt elementary school, at 510 North 40th Avenue West, in Duluth, was built in 1911. The school was named for Jerome Merritt (1832 October 3-1878 October 8),. Jerome Merritt was a school teacher and a member of the Merritt family who were early settlers of Duluth. The school closed in 1993.


3.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


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 or 218-726-8526.

Physical Description

3 boxes


This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.
Guide to the Merritt Elementary School PTA records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526