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Tribune Printing Company records

Identifier: S3028

Scope and Contents

The collection contains six financial ledgers.

The second account ledger may be more related to Mitchell's activities in real estate than to the printing firm.


  • 1882-1893


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

Robert C. Mitchell (1832-1907) began the Duluth Tribune in July 1870, after Mitchell had moved his newspaper activities from Superior, Wisconsin to Duluth, Minnesota. The Tribune Printing Company published the Tribune until 1889, when the paper was sold. The company's office was located at 18 and 20 Third Avenue West with Mitchell as president, S. A. Phillips as treasurer, and F. L. Buell as secretary.


1.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



The collection contains six financial ledgers.

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.

Related Materials:

NEMHC Archival Collections S3027 Mitchell Family papers, or correspondence of R.C. Mitchell, editor and publisher of the Duluth Tribune


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.

Guide to the Tribune Printing Company records
Finding Aid Authors: B.H. Bruemmer.
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