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Baldwin Flats photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S3756

Scope and Contents

The Baldwin Flats are located at 711 – 715 West Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota, built in 1891 – 92. The thirteen prints comprising this collection were copied from a photograph album loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society, the copy prints and negatives were then transferred to the NEMHC. The prints show the exterior and interior of the building. The apartments shown are of Mr. and Mrs. John Abbott and Mr. And Mrs. Albert E. Botsford. The prints were not dated but R.L. Polk Duluth City Directories indicate these people resided at the Baldwin Flats between the years 1896 – 1906. Both men were employed by the Pioneer Fuel Company, changing residences often but in the area. The name Baldwin was retained until 1957 though the numbers altered from 718 to 715 – 719. The names thereafter changed: 1958 – 1962 Hillside Apartments, 718 – 720 West 5th; 1963 – 1968 Harbor View Apartments, 719 or 715 West 5th; vacant; 1970 up to the present, Townview Apartments, 715 West 5th Street.

Dates

  • circa 1899

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.

Extent

26 items

Language of Materials

Undetermined

Abstract

The Baldwin Flats are located at 711 – 715 West Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota, built in 1891 – 92. The thirteen prints comprising this collection were copied from a photograph album loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society, the copy prints and negatives were then transferred to the NEMHC. The prints show the exterior and interior of the building.

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.
Title
Guide to the Baldwin Flats photographs
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