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Alworth family papers

 Collection
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

American Land and Timber Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S3075
Abstract The collection contains articles of incorporation, May 1911; minutes of the Board of Directors; an account ledger, 1911-1929; two cashbooks, 1911-1929; a tract book describing the land owned, its location, and the amount and quality of timber; and two maps of the area. Also included are stock certificates, 1919-1920.
Dates: 1911-1929

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative records

 Collection
Identifier: S3077
Abstract The collection contains annual reports, 1964-1968, and the newsletter, Hy-Line By-Line,1964-1969.
Dates: 1964-1969

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

 Collection
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

Beukema mining collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4595
Scope and Contents Collection contains: August 4, 1892, letter from Henry W. Oliver to Leonidas Merritt, president of Mt. Iron Company

$100,000 United States Steel Corporation Gold Bond (paid) to Andrew Carnegie

A September 16, 1904, canceled and paid check to Oliver Iron Mining Co. for $835, 892.94.
Dates: 1892-1904; Majority of material found in 1892, 1904

Bud's advertising scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3799
Abstract The collection consists exclusively of dismantled scrapbooks of the newspaper advertisements bought by Bud’s from 1946-1978 in Duluth newspapers, and an occasional mail order brochure from the shop.
Dates: 1946-1978

Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6103
Scope and Contents 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

Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)

 Collection
Identifier: S2415
Abstract The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Dates: circa 1880

Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch

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Identifier: S6138
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a single letter, dated May 2nd, 1883, to Agnes Kinnisch from Matthew Carroll or Mrs. Carroll. The letter concerns allegations made against Miss Kinnisch's character and confirms the Carrolls' positive experiences with Miss Kinnisch while she was employed as their domestic servant.
Dates: May 2, 1883

Charles A. Curtis photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6076
Scope and Contents 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. A group of approximately 130 Duluth and Duluth-Superior harbor, black and white, 4x5 film negatives from about 1957 are also part of the collection. All of the negatives are aerial shots. While Mr....
Dates: 1957-1999

Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company land books

 Collection
Identifier: S3100
Abstract The collection contains three land books containing land locations, land and timber sales information, deed dates and records of land payments of the properties held by the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway.
Dates: 1883-1943; Majority of material found in 1883-1900, 1913-1943

Jay Cooke and Company records

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Identifier: S3183
Abstract The collection contains a copy of an 1880 “catalog of stocks, bonds, western lands, town lots and other real estate belonging to Jay Cooke and Co. in bankruptcy to be sold.” The collection also includes a business card, telegraph ciphers, copies of two notes, a catalog.
Dates: 1866-1934; Majority of material found in 1866-1880, 1934

Coolerator Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2371
Abstract The collection contains product advertisements with descriptions, National Electrical Manufacturers Association Standards, specifications and parts drawings, correspondence with James E. Frykdahl, Head of Coolerator's Engineering Department, and a copy of the firm's public auction.
Dates: 1921-1954

Franklin L. Cowen family photographs

 Collection
Identifier: S6149
Scope and Contents The collection contains 8 photographs and the certificate of marriage for Frank L Cowen and Susan Bagley. Photographs depict Franklin Cowen and friends, Susan Bagley Cowen’s parents Arvin and Nancy Bagley, two interior images of the family home in Ely (1906), interior and exterior images of the Cowen & Zimmerman interior decorating business at 531 E Superior Street in Duluth, and a portrait taken by Louis Dworshak of Reginald Cowen as a child with his dog “Sonia”.
Dates: 1892-1916

George Franklin Davis, Sr. papers

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Identifier: S3042
Abstract The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Davis' business, investments and personal interests.
Dates: 1891-1910

Denise Berceli files

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Identifier: Y.USA.89
Abstract Presentation slides, project information, data, reports and other records created by Denise Berceli in her role as program specialist for the YMCA of the USA.
Dates: 1999-2017

May A. Dennis scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: S3152
Abstract The collection contains correspondence (civic organizations business letters, thank you notes, telegram, greeting and post cards), photographs, and newspaper clippings (articles about her activity in civic organizations, Bruen’s millinery advertisements, profile of other people involved in the same civic organizations, weddings and miscellaneous poems), in one scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1916-1946

Division of Customs Duluth Office letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3679
Abstract The collection contains correspondence concerning regulations and invoices.
Dates: 1892-1954

Duluth Board of Trade records

 Collection
Identifier: S2209
Abstract The Duluth Board of Trade records include information about the functioning of the Board of Trade from its inception in 1881 to the dissolution of the company in 1972.
Dates: 1881-1972

Duluth Builders Exchange records

 Collection
Identifier: S3637
Abstract The collection contains a membership booklet for 1939 and 5 annuals.
Dates: 1939-1958

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 Growth Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S4521
Abstract The collection consists of annual reports (1984, 1985), balance sheets (1984-1986) and statement of operation to the shareholders from 1983-1988.
Dates: 1983-1988

Duluth Iron and Metal Company ledger

 Collection
Identifier: S4585
Scope and Contents The collections consists of a one volume business ledger covering December 1904 through June 1906.
Dates: 1904-1906

Duluth Jaycees records

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Identifier: S6051
Scope and Contents The collection consists of articles of incorporation (1938, 1960), board and membership minutes 2/5/1929-4/3/1975, reports of annual meetings, a small amount of correspondence, newsletters (1971-1975), yearly attendance records (1953-1956), Project forms for various activities (1971-1974), and one copy of BREEZES From The Port of Duluth, official newspaper of the Duluth Jaycees Vol. 9, No. 6, January, 1960, that includes a "roster of presidents of this chapter since its founding in 1926."...
Dates: 1926-1975

Duluth Linen Company catalog

 Collection
Identifier: S3618
Abstract The collection contains a 1936 company catalogue with descriptions and photographs of Duluth Linen Company products and prices.
Dates: 1936

Duluth Steam Cooperative Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S4584
Scope and Contents The records are not comprehensive. The collection holds: Articles of Incorporation with amendments June 1933, September 1947; By-laws 1943, September 4, 1947, December 31, 1957; purchase agreement by General Waterworks Corporation of Delaware, 1962; Financial records 1932-1958; Reincorporation under Minnesota Laws; Stockholders 1933, 1956, 1962; Reports to city of Duluth 1942-1979; Minutes volume 1929-1933 and 1942-1957
Dates: 1929-1979; Majority of material found in 1929-1962

Duluth Streets photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6078
Scope and Contents 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

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