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Aftenro Society records

 Collection
Identifier: S2254
Abstract The collection includes minutes of the Aftenro Society, some written in Norwegian; historical logs; scrapbooks; correspondence; annual reports; and photographs.  It also includes one audiotape of Mrs. Arnold Berg, Aftenro historian, recounting the history of Aftenro Society.
Dates: 1910-1976

Benton B. Byers papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3113
Abstract The collection contains a diploma, photograph and news clippings from 1904–1972, a plant sketchbook, a scrapbook, and various items of Benton Byers' father Fredrick W. Byers including journals, notes, and letters from the Civil War.
Dates: 1861-1972

Gayle Thoreson Carlson and Carl E. Carlson family papers

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Identifier: S6019
Abstract The collection consists of family photographs, papers, and a scrapbook primarily documenting the life of Gayle Thoreson Carlson (d. 2000), and her husband Carl E. Carlson (d. 1992), as well as information on Proctor, Minnesota and the Cozy Café.
Dates: about 1900-1973

Calvin Coolidge Visit to Duluth papers

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Identifier: S3092
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs and newsclippings of President Coolidge's visit to Duluth, Minnesota in 1928.
Dates: 1928

William E. Culkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3048
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Dates: 1908-1942

John H. Darling papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3030
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, diaries, articles and addresses written by Darling, a subject file, personal financial materials, news clippings, photographs, and engineering plans.
Dates: 1813-1965

Duluth Bicentennial Commission records

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Identifier: S2358
Abstract The collection consists of the Commission's files incuding: application to the American Revolution Bicentennial Commission to become a bicentennial city, articles of incorporation and by-laws, financial records, correspondence, manuscripts on local history that were published in the book Duluth: Sketches of the Past, project files by month, Voyageurs Canoe Trip reenactment files, news clippings, brochures and programs, photographs, and proposals.
Dates: 1974-1980

Duluth Boat Club records

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Identifier: S3009
Abstract The collection contains club publications, 1891-1920; news clippings, 1912-1972; a 1916 petition urging the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen to hold their regatta in Duluth; two scrapbooks, 1904-1918; legal papers and photographs concerning a suit by Union Construction Co., 1936-1941; photographs of the Duluth Rowing Squad; and miscellany.
Dates: 1891-1972

Duluth Chamber of Commerce records

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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 Children's Museum records

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Identifier: S6170
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles of incorporation, by-laws, minutes, annual reports, budgets, policies, newsletters, newspaper clippings scrapbooks, photographs, Chisholm family genealogy and photographs, museum programming materials and photographs, American Alliance of Museums museum assessment, strategic plan.
Dates: 1901-2007; Majority of material found in 1930-2007

Duluth Civilian Defense Council records

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Identifier: S3007
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, bulletins, publications, news clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, personnel lists, and other reference materials from the war activities of the organization. The records were collected from a variety of sources, such as the Duluth Public Library, the War History Division of the Duluth Civilian Defense Council, and individuals. Parts of the collection, therefore, are sporadic and incomplete.
Dates: 1941-1946

Duluth Day Luncheon Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S2362
Abstract Contains financial records, minutes, committee records, reports, Annual Duluth Day materials, and other records.
Dates: 1927-2013

Duluth Eastern Little League scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: S3750
Abstract The collection contains four scrapbooks compiled by Roy Rose.
Dates: 1961-1974

Duluth Garden Flower Society records

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Identifier: S2295
Abstract The collection contain Duluth Garden Flower Society bylaws, minutes, 1932-1970; executive board minutes, 1927-1975; lists of executive board members and roll calls, 1933-1939; Society finances, 1953-1975; scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, programs, activities, club parties, Flower Show Schedules (booklets)1928-1990s; minimal correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting agendas, brochures, photographs 1957-1990s, and dozens of scrapbooks for the Duluth Garden Flower Society and all of the...
Dates: 1927-2003; Majority of material found in 1930-1990

Duluth Junior College scrapbook

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Identifier: S6017
Abstract The collection consists of one 84 page fragile scrapbook with primarily unidentified and undated local news clippings and 6 photos and 1 photocopied photo.
Dates: 1938-1941

Duluth Summer Festival of the Arts records

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Identifier: S3792
Abstract The collection consists of working files, including letters, brochures, press releases, photographs, and clippings.
Dates: 1979-1981

Duluth-Superior Transit Company records

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Identifier: S3020
Abstract The collection contains minutes, financial books, annual reports, publications, maps, miscellaneous correspondence, news clippings, photographs, timetables, and microfilmed scrapbooks. Financial records represent the largest portion of records, and there is a significant lack of executive records.
Dates: 1882-1970

Duluth USO records

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Identifier: S3135
Abstract The collection contains information on the activities of the USO in Duluth.
Dates: 1941-1968

Duluth Winter Frolic

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Identifier: S3157
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, programs, ephemera, and photographs from the annual Winter Frolic event. Some of the photographs were taken by photographer Hugh McKenzie.
Dates: 1926-1928

Jens H. Flaaten papers

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Identifier: S3147
Abstract The collection contains letters regarding Flaaten's work, recommendations, and appreciation; news clippings about events concerning bands and band members, Flaaten's activities as musical director,  and personal and family events; photographs depicting his work, family, and friends. The collection includes clippings and programs of the Beethoven Chamber Music Club circa 1900–1902.
Dates: 1896-1958

Glen Avon Presbyterian Church records

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Identifier: S3131
Abstract The collection contains material concerning Glen Avon Church collected by the Macfarlane family including: letters regarding dolls for the Annual Flower Show Association, and auxiliary of the church, 1898; church event pamphlets and weekly church bulletins, 1898–1973; correspondence regarding donation of church bell, 1910; news clippings concerning the Flower Show and the first pastor, 1898–1947; and three photographs of the church and Mr. MacFarlane, 1890–1962.
Dates: 1898-1973

Goldfine family papers

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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

Gustav A. Hedman papers

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Identifier: S6031
Abstract The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964), and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed."
Dates: 1904-1964; Majority of material found in 1904-1955

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

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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

Inman family papers

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Identifier: S3106
Abstract The collection contains business and personal correspondence,1894-1961; newsclippings concerning shipping and Hiram Inman, 1894-1968; photographs of family, friends and boats, 1893-1934; a sketchbook containing May Inman's sketches of boats and flowers, 1893-1894; and 5 scrapbooks.
Dates: 1876-1968

Insurance Service Agency records

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Identifier: S3777
Abstract This collection consists of a fragment of items which merely name some of the principle people and changes within the Insurance Service Agency over fifty years and a chronological sketch of the company’s history.
Dates: 1904-1978

John P. Johnson papers

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Identifier: S3126
Abstract The collection contains business correspondence, 1908–1932; news clippings of personal life and friends, 1911–1935; photographs of John P. Johnson, 1929–1931; miscellaneous, 1901–1935; and one scrapbook with news clippings of bank statements of condition, political articles, stock market conditions, census figures, and personal items, 1888–1914.
Dates: 1901-1935

Eudora V. Marshall Commemoration Celebration collection

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Identifier: S4402
Abstract Eudora V. Marshall was born in Aitkin, Minnesota in 1906, and moved to Duluth in 1924. A poet, Marshall was published in newspapers and magazines, and was one of the few black writers in the U.S. who continued to be published during the Great Depression. The collection includes materials that were generated as a result of the decision to present locally as much of Marshall’s extant work as possible.
Dates: 1986

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

Matinee Musicale records

 Collection
Identifier: S2224
Abstract The collection contains a complete series of administrative records including board minutes, annual reports, committee reports, financial statements, membership lists. The collection also includes publicity files, programs, photographs, scrapbooks and news clippings.
Dates: 1900-2002