Walter Butler Shipbuilder’s Basketball Team scrapbook
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one scrapbook of clippings, correspondence and member lists. The clippings are frequently not dated but the entire scrapbook is dated for the 1944 – 45 season. The two teams of the Walter Butler Company were called: Riverside Butler and Superior Butler. Members were: Bob Peer, Norman Sandness, A. Chernich, Roy Rose Manager and coach, George Gustafson, Rob Hoppen, Willard Beckman, Bob Lollis, Byron Lehman, and Norman Wiggins, and Curt Jordet, all of the Riverside team. There were at least nine company teams noted in the clippings.
- Creation: 1944-1945
- Walter Butler Shipbuilder’s Basketball Team (Organization)
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
The Walter Butler Shipbuilder’s Basketball Team was a company team organized to play against other company teams in Duluth and the region in the Senior Basketball League. The Recreation Department of Duluth provided approval for the team to practice at West Junior High School, but it is unclear what other support was provided by the Department of Recreation.
Language of Materials
The collection consists of one scrapbook of clippings, correspondence and member lists.
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 email@example.com or 218-726-8526.
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 Walter Butler Shipbuilder’s Basketball Team scrapbook
- Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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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