Hugh McKenzie photograph collection
Scope and Contents
The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas. Prints of all glass plates found in this collection are available in boxes 1-6, some plates do not have corresponding prints.
The photographic prints are divided into twelve subject areas. They are:
Businesses and Buildings
Duluth Boat Club
Duluth Steam Corporation
Homes and Apartment Buildings
Outside of the City of Duluth
Schools, Duluth and Rural
The prints are arranged in numerical order by the number McKenzie assigned to them. Prints unnumbered by McKenzie were given numbers preceded by an asterisk (*1) and appear at the end of each subject category.
- Creation: 1902-1947
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
Hugh McKenzie was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. He came to Duluth, Minnesota in 1902 after an apprenticeship in Winona, Minnesota and experience running a studio in Litchfield, Minnesota. Owner of Mckenzie Studio, he worked as a photographer in Duluth from 1902-1947. He first worked as a photographer for J.R. Zweiffel in Duluth from 1902 until 1905. In 1906, he opened his own studio, known as McKenzie Commercial and Landscape Photography, in which he specialized in commercial photography. McKenzie was married to Winnifred Ruggles in 1910. He retired in 1947 due to failing health.
3.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 218-726-8526.
Other Finding Aids
Hugh McKenzie Superior Street Photographs
Lists photographs in this collection of Superior Street in Duluth. These photographs are included in the container list, but are also separately listed here.
A master list of all glass plates, negatives, and photographic prints is available in the Donor File. Search tips Addresses using the following format, including periods: 104 S. 15th Ave. E. W. Superior St.
Dates appear in the following format: 8/14/1928 9/1918
Prints unnumbered by McKenzie were given numbers preceded by an asterisk (*1) and appear at the end of each subject category
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.
Genre / Form
- Guide to the Hugh McKenzie photograph collection
- Finding Aid Authors: Staff, P. Maus.
- 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