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Alworth family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3635
Abstract

The collection consists of two series: correspondence and photographs. This collection shows only a small segment of the Alworth family business.

Dates: 1895-1967

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4528
Abstract

The collection consists of industrial photographs taken by the donor during the duration of his studio's operation in Virginia, Minnesota which closed in 1956. Mr. Barclay continued shooting for industrial clients through 1963.

Dates: 1910, 1951-1963; Majority of material found in 1951-1963

Julius H. Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3025
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, articles, pamphlets, photographs, news clippings, sketchbooks, a tape recording, and miscellaneous reference materials. Most of the records originate from the period between 1940-1958 and document Barnes' financial interests and his involvement in the St. Lawrence Seaway project. Some personal correspondence is also included.

Dates: 1877-1959; Majority of material found in 1940-1958

Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6103
Abstract

These family papers include letters between Edward Burger and Jennie Gabie before they married, family letters, young Ethel’s letters to “Papa”, references to Burger businesses “Burger & Myer Soaps”, “Burger & Burger Fuel and Feed”; a patent by Edward called Perfect Pencil Pockets; family photographs, and portrait photographs showing the three children from infancy to adulthood. Ethel Louise Burger Carrillo (1890-1963), or her family, had kept these papers.

Dates: 1877-1963

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6076
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of black and white and color photographs by a photojournalist employed by a Duluth newspaper. The photographs are of the city of Duluth, events, people, as well as the northeast Minnesota area primarily from 1971, 1982-1990s; many are not dated and unidentified.

Dates: 1957-1999

Franklin L. Cowen family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S6149
Abstract

The collection contains 8 photographs and the certificate of marriage for Frank L Cowen and Susan Bagley.

Dates: 1892-1916

Duluth Business and Professional Women’s Club records

 Collection
Identifier: S3011
Abstract

The collection contains: cashbook, publications, news clippings, yearbooks, photographs, and scrapbooks. Some scrapbooks contain photographs.

Dates: 1922-1973

Duluth Chamber of Commerce records

 Collection
Identifier: S3065
Abstract

The collection contains two minute books; news clippings, 1933-1971; correspondence, 1890-1986; articles of incorporation and by-laws, 1902; pamphlets; and photographs. 

Dates: 1889-2000

Duluth Downtown Restoration Proposal report

 Collection
Identifier: S3764
Abstract

The collection consists of a four page report and one page cover letter, both dated April 1, 1966, and 26 black and white silver gelatin, 8x10, photographs. The photographs are of blocks and buildings between Michigan Street and Second Street, Mesabi Avenue to Third Ave. East.

Dates: 1966

Duluth Streets photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6078
Abstract

Black and white snapshots of Duluth street scenes, traffic, city buses, trucks, first street, downtown Duluth in winter, pedestrians, cars, buildings, children, Superior street, Woolworths, banks, store window displays, Railroad street, steam plant, etc. Some of these unidentified images have times of day noted: they may be court records.

Dates: 1946-1952

Gallagher Studio photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4475
Abstract

The collection consists of identified and unidentified photographs of the Duluth area, with and without corresponding negatives, negatives without corresponding prints and post cards.

Dates: 1890-1963

Goldfine family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2317
Abstract

The collection contains family and business papers, photographs, slides, one film, scrapbooks and photograph albums. The collection includes correspondence, legal documents, publications, minutes, photographs, financial reports, and news clippings for Goldfine's, Miller Furniture Company, Spirit Mountain Authority, Temple Israel, and the Goldfine family.

Dates: 1920-1977

Elizabeth J. Goodsell slides

 Collection
Identifier: S4532
Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 1,240 black and white and color slides of Duluth sites, views, events, and activities from 1955-1973.

Dates: 1955-1973

Grand Rapids Herald Review newspaper photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6083
Abstract

The collection consists of portrait photographs by the Stitt Studio of Grand Rapids, Minnesota and newspaper negatives from the Grand Rapids Herald Review.

Dates: 1949-1977; Majority of material found in 1949-1952, 1956-1977

Richard L. Griggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3737
Abstract

The papers have been grouped within the categories of family materials, business materials, community material, and scrapbooks, photographs, travel and safari items grouped together.

Dates: 1906-1979

Robert U. Hagman papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4549
Abstract

The collection contains company records, a small amount of Consolidated log rafting records: summary of operations, production reports, and tug and rafting information. It also holds snapshots and photographs, Hagman's research files, and his hand written drafts of an unpublished book on a general history of log rafting and log rafting by Consolidated Paper Company specifically.

Dates: 1920-1988; Majority of material found in 1937-1980

Heimbach Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4583
Abstract

The collection consists of three photographs and one business ledger. The photographs are a portrait of William P. Heimbach, one image of Duluth and Superior lumbermen at an outing at Namekan Lake Sept 5-7, 1919, the Virginia & Rainy Lake Co., and employees of the Endion Lumber Co, about 1920. The one volume ledger is from the Heimbach Lumber Company cover March through July, 1883.

Dates: 1883-circa 1920; Majority of material found in 1883, 1919-1920?

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract

The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.

Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Robert J. Jansen papers

 Collection — Box: 13
Identifier: S6023
Abstract The collection consists of family papers and photographs, organization records, and business records. The papers span Jansen’s life from grade school through college, political activities of the 1990s, Jansen's activism as a gay man, teaching career from Cal State Fresno through The College of St. Scholastica including the CSS grievance over tenure (1982-1983), the beginnings of his gay bar The Main Club, and the purchase and renovation of a Victorian house (his home in Duluth (1215 East...
Dates: 1949-2001

Marshall-Wells Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3614
Abstract

The collection consists of articles of incorporation, bylaws, annual reports (1940, 1946, 1948, 1954), titles, leases, deeds, stock certificates, financial statements; a list of salesmen (1953); annual roundup program; photograph of George Hill, John Howe, Sig Soberg (1957), and John Hutman; business letters; promotional material; product advertisements; John Patterson correspondence; a company history; and newspaper articles about the company.

Dates: 1892-1961; Majority of material found in 1940s-1950s

Marvin Meierhoff photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S2265
Abstract

The collection consists of six undated photographs, collected by Marvin Meierhoff. The photographs depict the Kelley-How-Thomson Company Building; Marshall-Wells Company Building; and Blake & Waite Company Building in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dates: not dated

Merritt family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3120
Abstract

The collection contains personal and financial correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, manuscripts written about local and family history, financial records, legal papers, maps, photographs, one audio cassette of an interview, and reference materials.

Dates: 1823-1992

Minnesota Arrowhead Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3158
Abstract

The collection contains annual reports, correspondence, programs, publications, and photographs.

Dates: 1926-1983

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6060
Abstract

The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.

Dates: 1900-1996; Majority of material found in 1958-1966

Northwestern-Hanna Fuel Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S3619
Abstract

The collection contains a photograph album, 1902 – 1953, showing the company’s docks, apparatus, and delivery methods The photographs document changes in technology in coal handling and also include trains, lake vessels, conveyors, land transportation, coal handling in the yard, a 1914 hydraulic dump truck. The collection includes two loose photographs of their local storefronts in Duluth and Superior, price cards, 1880 – 1916, and a newsletter to company employees.

Dates: 1902-1965

Red Cliff Lumber Company photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: S4516
Abstract

The album is a nearly day-by-day visual log of new construction of a mill at the Duluth waterfront, presumably at 39th Avenue West.

Dates: 1913 April 10-1913 December 2

Rotary Club of Duluth records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S6155
Abstract

The collection contains the membership lists, programs and conference materials, by-laws, and a brief history of the Duluth Rotary Club (1964), and ephemera.

Dates: 1912-2001; Majority of material found in 1912 1920 1943 1946 1953 1955 1960-1973 1986 2001

Albert Edgar Rowson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4553
Abstract

The collection consists of nine photographs, two from 1916 at the Ontario Veterinary College, a portrait of Albert Rowson, and six of the Rowson Cat and Dog Hospital on Oneota, showing the building, an operating room with Dr. and Sarah Rowson working with a dog, their business sign and Dr. and Mrs. Sarah L. Rowson in the yard. Veterinarian Certificate, 1918.

Dates: 1916-1950

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S4525
Abstract

The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks.

Dates: 1958-1962; Majority of material found in 1962

Scott-Graff Lumber Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2258
Abstract

The collection contains corporate and financial records and minutes; job site and construction records; publicity records; and oversized photos and blueprints.

Dates: 1880-1967