Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks. There are no negatives.
Superior St. looking East
Skyline Parkway near Enger Park
Looking North from 1st Ave. E. below tracks
Looking South from 4th St. down 4th Ave. W.
Looking down hill from Mesaba & 4th St.
Central High School
Oldest fire hall at 22 E. 2nd St. across from Central High
Minnesota Power and Light Co. from 46th Ave. W.
Looking North form Lake front near 1st Ave. E.
Lake Ave. below Superior St. looking North
First Presbyterian Church
Central High clock tower
Elliot Packing Co. with cows, docks in background
Looking North from Park Point near Aerial Bridge
Northern Pacific Railroad tracks looking East from Garfield Ave.
Ore cars at Proctor yards October 1958 (oversize)
White frame building, café, former Northern Pacific Railroad Depot at Fond du Lac, 1962
- Creation: 1958-1962
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1962
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
Hjalmer Rykken (27 Aug 1899-16 April 1996), was a life-long employee for mail services in Duluth. He was employed with the railway mail service and was a clerk for the U. S. post office. He retired in the 1960s. He is buried at Duluth’s Park Hill cemetery. He was an amateur photographer.
16.00 Photographic Prints
Language of Materials
The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks.
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.
- Guide to the Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs
- 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