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Michael S. Bright, Sr. record book

 Collection
Identifier: S3112
Abstract

The collection contains a record book of court cases of this Superior, Wisconsin, attorney who was a partner in the firm of Bright and Hayes.

Dates: 1859-1871

Chief Buffalo land claims

 Collection
Identifier: S3642
Abstract

The materials in this collection concern disputed claims regarding land in present day downtown Duluth, Minnesota that was initially granted to the Ojibwe Chief Buffalo.

Dates: 1883-1953

Clyde Iron Works records

 Collection
Identifier: S2365
Abstract

The collection contains records of Clyde Iron Company (1889), Northwestern Supply Company (1899), Northwestern Manufacturing Company (1899), Clyde Iron Works, Cleveland Duluth Company, Inc. (1920), Willamette Clyde Company (Oregon, 1923), Cleveland Duluth Holding Company of Minnesota (1926) and Clyde Iron Works Sales Company (renamed Clyde Sales Company) the sole distributor for Clyde Iron Works. There are no records of the Clyde Equipment Company.

Dates: 1889-1970

Duluth Steam Cooperative Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S4584
Abstract

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 Union Depot and Transfer Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2235
Abstract

The collection contains payroll books, 1892-1900; general journal vouchers for repairs, stock dividends, insurance supplies and sundries, 1892-1894; correspondence regarding normal business activities and train accident reports, 1933-1947; and a 1921 lease. The collection also includes architectural specifications for the building, and payroll records, and casualty reports.

Dates: 1892-1947

Duluth Water and Light Board records

 Collection
Identifier: S2408
Abstract

The collection contains minutes, regulations and by-laws, Manager Reports, correspondence, contracts and proposed contracts, reports to the Duluth City Council, news clippings, circulars, and a history of the Duluth, Minnesota Gas and Water Plants, 1892-1904.

Dates: 1898-1904

Walter Joss Green papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3170
Abstract

The collection contains letters from Mitchell and McClure Lumber to Walter Green including a contract as the captain of  the tug Ada Barrett for the 1898 sailing season and two letters of reference; other letters concerning Green's work in the harbor; a memorial card for Walter Joss who is presumably Green's maternal grandfather; and citizenship papers.

Dates: 1858-1904; Majority of material found in 1858, 1888-1904

Joint Interstate Bridge Commission records

 Collection
Identifier: S3109
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reference materials, contracts, maps, blueprints and news clippings.

Dates: 1933-1958

Kelley-How-Thomson Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S4440
Abstract

The collection consists of certificates of incorporation and by-laws and a history of the company; minutes 1908-1910; titles, leases, deeds 1887-1959; contracts, correspondence and minutes; stock ledgers 1902-1913; financial statements and balance sheets 1919-1944, 1945-1957; personnel 1956; appraisal 1917; and one black and white photograph of the buildings.

Dates: 1887-1957

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

Lyceum Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: S2324
Abstract

The collection contains circulars and programs, 1900-1940; photographs, 1966; a tour speech from 1966; and an agreement between A.M. Miller and the Lyceum for a theatre box in exchange for land.

Dates: 1900-1966

Robert C. Mitchell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3027
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reference materials, photographs and news clippings.

Dates: 1853-1957

Norwegian American League of Duluth records

 Collection
Identifier: S6013
Abstract The collection consists of two items: a one page document from the Secretary of State, Mrs. Mike Holm, State of Minnesota, January 12, 1953, acknowledging recording the articles of incorporation of the Norwegian American League of Duluth; and a two page contract between the Norwegian American League of Duluth and sculptor John K. Daniels of Minneapolis, for "modeling and casting in bronze of a statue of Leif Erikson", entered into March 5, 1955. The statue was to be 9 feet tall (without the...
Dates: 1953-1955

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

St. Paul and Duluth Railroad Company records

 Collection
Identifier: S2393
Abstract This collection consists of time schedules for both the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad and the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad. It also contains St. Paul and Duluth Railroad passes and a livestock contract, a stock certificate for the Lake Superior and Mississippi Railroad and a letter from Northern Pacific Railroad concerning the value of Lake Superior and Mississippi stock, and a letter from Marvin and Luce of Duluth concerning the terminus of the line in either Superior, Wisconsin or...
Dates: 1895-1910; Majority of material found in 1895, 1910

West Duluth Centennial Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S6156
Abstract

The collection contains minutes, contracts, correspondence, color snapshot photographs of the two days of events in West Duluth and at Bayfront Park, and a copy of the West Duluth Centennial Memory Book: West Duluth Duluth United for a Century 1894-1994.

Dates: 1993-1994