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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.
Abstract Cabinet and photographic post cards donated because there is evidence in most of the images that they were taken or in some way connected to Duluth.
Dates: circa 1906
Abstract The collection consists of seven cabinet cards, all but one of which is albumen.
Dates: circa 1890s
Abstract The collection consists of 2 labor dues books, approximately 65 alphabetical city election cards from 1909, 1913, and a few that are not dated, and a written list of the cards in alphabetical order.
Scope and Contents 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. Miscellaneous papers including: booklet “Constitution and Rules of Naturalization Club of French Canadians of Duluth” in French; a bowling banquet program from 1950, “Pyramid” letter, miscellaneous; Wedding photographs and guest book; Gayle...
Dates: about 1900-1973
Scope and Contents The collection contains one bound volume of 53 exterior and interior black and white silver gelatin 8x10 photographs by L. P. Gallagher from 1941 of the Carlson house and furnishings at 202 North 24th Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota, small hand-drawn floor plans of the basement and three floors, one 5x7 photograph of the house under construction with the workmen in 1910, and a detail of an undated photograph identified as architect Robert Lobecke. The Flemish style house, designed by architects...
Dates: 1910-1941; Majority of material found in 1910, 1941
Abstract The collection consists of one audiocassette tape of an oral history interview about life in Morgan Park.
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
Abstract The collection consists of photographs by Caswell & Davy. The photographs are of Superior Street from 1st or 2nd Avenue West, looking east up the hill and down toward the water; also, there is a photograph of the steamer "Arizona" from 1868.
Abstract The collection contains census counts of Carlton and Lake Counties, Minnesota; the towns of Duluth, Fond du Lac and Grand Portage, Minnesota; and the township of Oneota, Minnesota for June 1, 1865. The census schedules include names. These materials are copies typed from the original in 1924 by the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Dates: 1865 June
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....
Abstract The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.
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.
Abstract The Duluth ship canal was dug through Minnesota Point in 1870 to benefit the Duluth harbor. The City of Superior, fearing the canal would change the flow of water through their ship entry, brought suit against Duluth to halt the construction. The collection contains a Circuit Court of the United States Bill of Complaint against the City of Duluth and a letter addressed to the City.
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.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the records, letters, news coverage, editorials, and other written materials generated by the group to inform and persuade people to their point of view or in response to the Coalition and local points of view. UMD Professor Emeritus Iver Bogen and community resident Char Birdseye were primary members. The collection also contains 29 over sized rally posters. LISTEN TO DULUTH! [ with drawing of an ear ] DON'T WASTE TIME [clock face] DON'T WASTE...
Abstract The collection consists of the program issued on the occasion of the formal re-opening of E.R. Cobb School, May 29, 1919, and a photo of the school.
Abstract The collection consists of a single scrapbook containing news clippings on Duluth, Minnesota theater events.
Dates: 1903-1904; Majority of material found in 1903 February-1904 February
Scope and Contents The collection contains 11 items including posters and promotional materials, a program for the production of Alice in Tundraland, and a piece of letterhead stationery. All but one of the pieces are from the early 1980s.
Dates: 1984-1990; Majority of material found in 1984
Abstract Scrapbooks of the commissioner of finance, E.W. Lund, during Lund’s term of office in the administration of Duluth mayor Edward H. Hatch. Newspaper clippings pertain to the office of the commissioner of finance, or finance department, which reflects the financial health of the city of Duluth.
Abstract The collection consists of a committee member’s file of materials compiled as part of the work of the preservation committee’s efforts to spearhead community interest and creativity in keeping Central standing.
Abstract The collection consists of a flyer urging workers to stop work and demonstrate at the Court House on March 6, 1930 in an effort to improve working conditions and get relief for the unemployed.
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, minutes from 1977, 1978, articles of incorporation, articles of incorporation for Institute of Afro-American Awareness, constitution and by-laws; an abstract from about 1972 “to marshal the resources of the black community; Urban Renewal Plan for Central Hillside Area, November 1972.
Scope and Contents A newscast video of the Cook Home the day it was closed.
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs and newsclippings of President Coolidge's visit to Duluth, Minnesota in 1928.
Abstract The collection contains three notebooks entitled “Record of Plays Seen.” Most of the plays listed were performed at the Lyceum and Orpheum theaters in Duluth, Minnesota.
Abstract The collection consists of two letters to Mary P. Cory. One, dated June 1, 1893 is from Harry Cruikshank. The other, dated May 28, 1903 is written on City of Duluth, comptroller office stationary, it is most likely from George Cruikshank, then Assistant City Comptroller for Duluth, Minnesota.
Dates: 1893-1903; Majority of material found in 1893, 1903
Abstract The collection contains a typed diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellany.
Abstract The collection consists of information gathered by William Coventry for his book Duluth's Age of Brownstone.
Abstract The collection consists of a typed transcription of a diary compiled by William Cowell. It includes a description of a trip from Quebec to Duluth-Superior.
- Collecting Area
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 439
- Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 2
- Duluth (Minn.) 301
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 142
- Photographs 140
- Newspaper clippings 97
- Minutes 88
- Correspondence 75
- Organizations 71
- Scrapbooks 66
- Business 59
- Letters 55
- Publications 53
- Families 51
- Women 49
- Businesses 48
- Membership Lists 40
- Clubs 37
- Financial records 37
- Buildings 35
- Neighborhoods 35
- Associations, institutions, etc. 34 ∧ less
- Yiddish 2
- Hebrew 1
- United States Steel Corporation 11
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 10
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 10
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 9
- United States Steel Company 9
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 8
- Minnesota 6
- Duluth (Minn.) Public Schools 5
- Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1892) 5
- Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1987) 5
- Sommer, Barbara 5
- St. Louis County Historical Society (Saint Louis County, Minn.) 5
- Duluth Boat Club (Minn.) 4
- Duluth Junior College 4
- Duluth Zoo (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- IWW 4
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 4
- Nopeming Sanatorium 4
- Northern Pacific Railroad Company 4 ∧ less