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Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6060

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran. To the extent possible, photographers are identified. Images, by subject, size (oversized), and photographer's names are arranged in one alphabetical sequence. Original or copy negatives are noted. Separation sheets and "see" or "see also" references direct researchers to a photographer's work held in a separate NEMHC collection.


  • 1900-1996
  • Majority of material found in 1958-1966


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

Duluth photographer Kenneth J. Moran was born and reared in Duluth. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Duluth in 1958 he was hired by UMD as campus photographer. He retired from that role in 1999. He has taught UMD Continuing Education and Extension classes in basic photography in Mexico, England, and China. His photographs have been published in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. Major exhibitions of his work have been presented at UMD as well as in Germany and China. An overview of his campus work is in the 1996 book UMD Comes of Age: One Hundred Years by Mr. Moran and UMD Professor Neil Storch [LD3318.M67 1996].


2.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.

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.


This collection is owned by the Minnesota Historical Society, but is housed at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives.

Guide to the Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection
Finding Aid Authors: 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
(218) 726-8526