William Earl and Mary H. Wright family papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains contractors’ bids and papers about installation of furnishings presumably for the new home. Four 1895-96 Hudson high school report cards for Mary H. Sheffer and one of her tiny children’s books. Also, household receipts, greeting cards, a 1927 Christmas Seals flyer, “After Dinner Tricks & Puzzles” booklet from the coffee maker Chase & Sanborn, a Bridgeman issued Velvet Ice Cream booklet of Proverbs, 1919 George A. Gray Co. Mallinson’s Silks dress brochure, three other company advertising cards, electric Royal vacuum cleaner instructions and Gainaday wringer washer guarantee issued by Kelley hardware, items from a trip to Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, Lyceum Theater program, and paper dolls set of four items.
- Majority of material found in 1895-1927, 1950
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 Wright family of Duluth had a home built at 1901 East Sixth Street in 1908 and lived there through the 1960s. A garage was added in 1912, and an addition in 1921. William E. Wright (died 12/5/1963) was employed in real estate.
47.00 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains contractors’ bids and papers about installation of furnishings presumably for the new home, as well as other miscellaneous household papers.
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.
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- Households Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Publications Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the William Earl and Mary H. Wright family papers
- 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