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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

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

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

Duluth Builders Exchange records

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

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 Iron and Metal Company ledger

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

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

History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S2376
Abstract The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs.
Dates: 1980-1981

Jay D. Siegel papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2238
Abstract The collection contains 10 photographs of Jay D. Siegel, his father Julius Siegal, and their pawn shop, Keystone Loan.
Dates: 1952-1966

Perley S. Knowlton papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3174
Abstract The collection contains letters, shareholders certificates, annual financial statements for the Duluth Van Storage Company, bills, business agreements, and insurance receipt.
Dates: 1894-1942

Marshall-Wells Company records

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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

Merritt family papers

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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

Mesaba Iron Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2203
Abstract Contains information on the organization of the company, election of officers and directors, stock issues, options and leases on company lands, royalty arrangements, assessments on stocks, taxation on company lands, and the exploration of minerals.
Dates: 1882-1906

The Minnesota Woolen Company Story film

 Collection
Identifier: S3758
Abstract The collection consists of one 16mm film, which includes two separate productions: Wool O’ the West and The Minnesota Woolen Company Story.
Dates: 1959

Northern Cold Storage and Warehouse Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S3613
Abstract The collection contains promotional material, newspaper advertisements, a news article, a financial report, storage receipts, a check and order, business letters, employment cards for Presidents and president’s death notices.
Dates: 1907-1968

Oreck's, Inc. account ledger

 Collection
Identifier: S3110
Abstract The collection contains an account ledger including information on all three of the Oreck owned apparel stores located in Duluth.
Dates: 1914-1921

Frederic W. Paine papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3078
Abstract The collection contains contracts, statements, correspondence, and biographical material. Most of the records concern Paine's interest in the Bay View Land Co. from 1894 through 1921, and a lawsuit against the Security Bank by the Mercantile Bank of New York in 1896.
Dates: 1893-1940; Majority of material found in 1894-1921, 1929-1931

Scott-Graff Lumber Company records

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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

William Spalding family papers

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Identifier: S3607
Abstract This collection contains family photographs, letters between family members, also a letter from William Spalding to the President, business documents, The Zenith City Star newspapers, biographical information, mainly from newspaper articles. It also includes newspaper clippings pertaining to William Spalding, a prayer cloth belonging to William, personal journals and address books and a series of maps of  the Crow Wing County area including Fox and Eagle Lakes.
Dates: 1844-1929

Stone-Ordean-Wells Company records

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Identifier: S3612
Abstract The collection contains business letters to and from the company, a bank note, and a bond.
Dates: 1889-1919

Gustav Swendson Market Grocery account books

 Collection
Identifier: S3004
Abstract The collection consists of four account books which are arranged by individual account.
Dates: 1887-1910; Majority of material found in 1887-1892, 1908-1910

Unified Air Conditioner Company promotional pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: S3621
Abstract The collection consists of a booklet explaining how the business' air conditioning works and how it is installed and controlled.
Dates: 1935

Union Match Company minutes

 Collection
Identifier: S3082
Abstract The collection contains minutes of stockholders' and board of directors' meetings, January 1916-May 1924.
Dates: 1916-1923