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Newspapers special issues

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S2453

Scope and Contents

This collection accommodates special issues of newspapers pertinent to local history, covering a variety of topics such as anniversary or dedicatory occasions and so forth.

Proctor Journal 50th Anniversary Edition 1906/1956. Published on June 28, 1956 this is 86 pages of advertisements and articles regarding Proctor and Midway history. The Proctor Journal was established June 23, 1906, distributed as weekly. The first editor was H.B. Mckenny followed by R.K. Welch in 1908. It continues as a weekly.

“Do You want this Duluth Arena–Auditorium?” Duluth News–Tribune Dec. 16, 1962, 2 pgs

Duluth Arena–Auditorium, Duluth News Tribune July 13, 1966, 24 pgs

A Tour of your Duluth Arena–Auditorium, Duluth News Tribune, July 31, 1966, 12 pgs

Centennial Edition 1870–1970 Duluth News Tribune, July 12, 1970, 50 pgs

Central High School All–Class Reunion, Special Edition, Duluth News Tribune, July 21, 1971, 28pgs

“Duluth Evening Herald Stops Publication after 99 years” July 30, 1982, 34 pgs

Minnesota’s 1935 Historical Pageant at Fond du Lac, Duluth Minnesota August 4 – 7 Duluth Herald, Monday August 5, 1935/Special Pageant Edition/Souvenir Pageant Number, 8pgs

“History of Minnesota, Celebrating 75 years of Statehood”, St. Paul Dispatch–Pioneer Press, Dec. 31, 1933


  • Creation: 1933-1982


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

Archives staff sometimes receives donations of single items or small amounts of unrelated materials for the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections. Staff have set up collections to group like materials that come from disparate sources.


9.00 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



This collection contains special issues of newspapers pertinent to local history, covering a variety of topics such as anniversary or dedicatory occasions and so forth.

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.


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 Newspapers special issues
Finding Aid Authors: P. Maus.
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