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Oscar L. Solheim papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3790

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of certificates; two Rotary Club newsletters from Ely, Minnesota; church affiliation papers; a document in Norwegian regarding Hellena Malene (1865); a Christmas card in Norwegian from the pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, Superior, Wisconsin; one news clipping; and photographs of: Oscar and Gertrude’s wedding, Oscar as athlete, and AAD Temple Brothers. None of the photographs are dated.

Dates

  • 1865-1934

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

Oscar Solheim was born Oct. 13, 1891, was baptized and confirmed in the Norwegian Lutheran church in 1891 and 1906. He was a high school athlete and member of fraternal organizations and civic groups. He was apparently an engineer, as his rank of sergeant in the First World War was based on and noted that occupation. He lived in Duluth but had some connection with Ely, Minnesota.

Extent

17.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection consists of certificates; two Rotary Club newsletters from Ely, Minnesota; church affiliation papers; a document in Norwegian regarding Hellena Malene (1865); a Christmas card in Norwegian from the pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, Superior, Wisconsin; one news clipping; and photographs of: Oscar and Gertrude’s wedding, Oscar as athlete, and AAD Temple Brothers.

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 Oscar L. Solheim papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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