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Otto E. Wieland papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3130

Scope and Contents

The collection contains news clippings concerning Wieland's work in history and his life, 1932–1972; business and personal letters, 1939-1946; typed copies of papers written by Wieland, 1935–1942; and a published pamphlet by Wieland, Americanism and World Peace,1925.

Papers in the collection include:

Some Facts and Incidents of North Shore History, 1937 September 4

Town of Midway, 1938 August 25

Americanism, 1939 September 23

The Boom of the Fifties as Reflected in Early Real Estate Transfers, 1939 October

Popularizing the Work of the County Historical Society, 1940 January 8

History of St. Louis County, 1940

St. Louis County, 1941

North Shore Settlements, undated

Early North Shore Mail Service, undated

North Shore Minerals and Mining Operations, undated

The Lumber Industry at the Head of the Lakes, undated

The North Shore and Superior National Forest, undated

The North Shore as a Vacation Land, undated

History of Duluth-Superior Harbor, undated

North Shore Town sites in the Boom of the Fifties, undated

Booms, undated

Old Fond-du-Lac, undated

Dates

  • 1925-1972

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

Otto E. Wieland was born in Beaver Bay, Minnesota where his father and uncles operated a lumber mill. In 1878 he came to Duluth with his family and lived there most of his life. Mr. Wieland was a school teacher for many years until he entered the real estate business in 1911. He held the office of President of the St. Louis County Historical Society from 1937 until his death.

Extent

1.00 Linear Inches

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains news clippings concerning Wieland's work in history and his life, 1932–1972; business and personal letters, 1939-1946; typed copies of papers written by Wieland, 1935–1942; and a published pamphlet by Wieland, Americanism and World Peace,1925.

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 Otto E. Wieland papers
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