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Vincent Roy letter

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3682

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one letter written in Ojibwe to Vincent Roy from Peter Beaver of Grand Portage, Minnesota.

Dates

  • 1865

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

Vincent Roy, Jr. operated a General Store and Trading Post in Superior, Wisconsin. His father, Vincent Roy, Sr. was born at Leech Lake, Minnesota in about 1795 and died in 1872. Vincent Roy is described as being of French and Ojibwe descent, it is unclear if the descriptions refer to the father or the son.

Extent

1.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of one letter written in Ojibwe to Vincent Roy from Peter Beaver of Grand Portage, Minnesota.

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, and are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.

Title
Guide to the Vincent Roy letter
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Staff.
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