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Astor Trading Post dedication certificate

 Collection
Identifier: S4433
Abstract

The rebuilt John Jacob Astor Trading Post at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, was dedicated at Fond du Lac on Sunday, August 4, 1935. The two items comprising this small collection include the letter inviting Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor (Lord and Lady Astor, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor, III) to the dedication and the certificate presented to a member of the Astor family on that occasion from the governor of Minnesota, Floyd B. Olson.

Dates: 1935

Aurora Northland Lesbian Center records

 Collection
Identifier: S6167
Abstract

The collection contains articles of incorporation; by-laws; updated mission statements; organizational policies and procedures; board minutes and accompanying materials including some financial statements, 1990-2009; newsletters, 1989-1994; letters; news clippings; and phone/drop-in logs.

Dates: 1988-2012

Lyonel Ayres papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3184
Abstract

The collection contains one letter written to Lyonel Ayres’ brother and a 1922 certificate from the Minnesota State board of Architects and Engineers.

Dates: 1888-1922; Majority of material found in 1888, 1922

James Bardon land patent letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3654
Abstract

The collection consists of two documents. One notes receipt of $148 by James Bardon from P. J. Peterson in payment for land patents in the name of James Starkey and Peter J. Peterson. The other is a letter to Starkey and Peterson from Bardon confirming that the payment was received by the land office and informing them that they now have "full authority to cut timber and do as you please with the land."

Dates: 1870

Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota

 Collection
Identifier: S4563
Abstract

Typed copies of letters loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society for copying in 1931. The letters were "...found at Fond du Lac by Dr. Richard Bardon four or five years ago." according to a memoranda from the St. Louis County Historical Society president January 29, 1931, copied by Helen J. Peterson, St. Louis County Historical Society office staff, February 5, 1931.



Dates: 1850-1870

Richard Bardon papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3182
Abstract

The collection contains five photocopied letters, typed copies of four of those letters, and an “Alphabetical Rhyme on Names of Early Residents”.

Dates: 1860-1871

George G. Barnum, Sr. Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: S4571
Abstract

The collection consists of letters from Barnum to his parents, sisters and brothers. Seven of the items are not written by George Barnum, Sr., of those seven, four are letters from George Stowits, one is called "general orders", one is called "general orders #66" and one is a "message to 24th corps from Major General John Gibbon."

Dates: 1862 -1865

Dr. Fredrick Barrett family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3747
Abstract

The collection consists of eight items: three letters from George M. Smith, general agent, Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway; two letters from Mr. Ransom Metcalfe dated May 17, 1895 regarding the purchase of The Range; Duluth Boat Club family ticket, 1910; program booklet for the 4th Annual Bonspiel at Eveleth, Minnesota, 1923, and a program for the annual banquet of the Gilbert Curling Club, 1927.

Dates: 1892-1927

George A. Beck papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6039
Abstract The collection contains a June 10, 1959 letter to Beck's Ohio State University professor on the occasion of the professor's retirement and a September 13, 1959 reply from Professor Dan H. Eikenberry, and 8 bound volumes: 1921-1929 course work of George Beck; July 1930 Child Labor and Compulsory Attendance Laws of West Virginia; June 1931 Syllabus for Ohio State University course 817, Seminary in Secondary School...
Dates: 1921-1964

Helen Bede letter from Sinclair Lewis

 Collection
Identifier: S4485
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter dated January 4, 1947 to Helen Bede from Sinclair Lewis.

Dates: 1947 January 4

Joyce M. Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6171
Abstract

The collection contains delegate and information materials from the 1985 United Nations Women’s Conference in Nairobi, Kenya; a list of 1985-1986 talks and presentations given by Benson about the conference experience to named Duluth organizations; congratulations and thank you letters for speaking; and letters from Kenyan women. The collection also includes documents and newspaper clippings related to Benson's work as a women's rights activist.

Dates: 1978-1991; Majority of material found in 1978-1986, 1991

Michael S. Berman political collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1273
Abstract

Contains materials related to Michael S. Berman's extensive involvement in the U.S. political arena. The collection consists of photographs, convention publications, campaign buttons and bumper stickers, posters, jewelry, hats and t-shirts, news clippings and papers, and various types of memorabilia and political ephemera collected by or given to Berman.

Dates: 1916, 1960-2008; Majority of material found in 1970-2000

Bertha Youmans papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2452
Abstract

The collection consists of letters regarding Youman’s resignation from the position of teacher for Duluth Public Schools.

Dates: 1880

Beukema mining collection

 Collection
Identifier: S4595
Abstract

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

Joseph Bogdanich papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3124
Abstract

The collection contains photographs; correspondence, 1931–1954; and newsclippings, 1947–1972. Most materials were taken from Bogdanich’s personal scrapbook.

Dates: 1931-1972

Charles W. Borup letter

 Collection
Identifier: S3685
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter from Borup of LaPointe, Wisconsin, to an agent at the American Fur Company post at St. Mary’s (Sault St. Marie, Michigan).

Dates: 1844

Joseph Addison Bullen letter

 Collection
Identifier: S3686
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter written by Bullen to J. Bardon.

Dates: 1890

Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6103
Abstract

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

Lorena E. Butchart papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3122
Abstract

The collection contains news clippings, handwritten notes, programs, and photographs largely obtained from a dismantled scrapbook.

Dates: 1923-1950

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

Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch

 Collection
Identifier: S6138
Abstract

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

Frank Casey letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3691
Abstract

The collection consists of two letters written by Frank Casey to his sister, Jenny, of Duluth, while he was in the U.S. Army in England and France during World War I.

Dates: 1918

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

Committee on Preservation of Central High School records

 Collection
Identifier: S4407
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.

Dates: 1971-1972

Jay Cooke and Company records

 Collection
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

Mary P. Cory letters

 Collection
Identifier: S2286
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

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

George Franklin Davis, Sr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3042
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Davis' business, investments and personal interests.

Dates: 1891-1910

Laura Day papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3701
Abstract

The collection contains land deeds in Aitkin, Crow Wing, Itasca, and St. Louis Counties, mining and timber leases, business letters, and labor contracts.

Dates: 1849-1919

Division of Customs Duluth Office letters

 Collection
Identifier: S3679
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence concerning regulations and invoices.

Dates: 1892-1954