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Saime Monson oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4507

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one cassette tape of an interview of Saime Monson by Professor Richard H. Hudelson, Ph.D., UMD professor of philosopy.   It is a 100 minute tape and is in good condition. The interview is about famiy history and the 1909 Swedish Community in Duluth, Minnesota. Also present at the interview is Mary Edson, Gus Nordin's widow.  Gus Nordin (1911-1988), Duluth newspaper editor, was Saime Monson's younger brother.  It has not been transcribed.

Dates

  • 1991

Creator

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

Saime Elivira Monson was born in Sweden and brought to Duluth, Minnesota as an infant by her parents Alex and Maria Sigred Nordin.  Saime's brother was Gustav Adolf Nordin, or Gus Nordin Duluth newspaper editor of Duluth Herald and Duluth News Tribune.

The family lived at various locations in Duluth including 18th Avenue West when Alex worked for the Scott-Graff Lumber Company.  Her parents had borders, mostly lumber jacks, and Maria's excellent cooking assured them of lodgers.

Saime married Bennie Aaron Monson (6 December 1900-20February 1977).  Saime died in Duluth 10 June 1996.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of one cassette tape of an interview of Saime Monson by Professor Richard H. Hudelson, Ph.D., UMD professor of philosopy.

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.

Title
Guide to the Saime Monson oral history interview
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