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1918 Forest Fire documents
This collection is intended to accommodate miscellaneous, primary documents related to the October 12, 13, 1918 Cloquet-Moose Lake forest fire and its aftermath when provenance or donor information about the material is unclear or not known.
Rosalie Alstadt oral history interview
The collection consists of one 60 minute audiocassette tape. Subjects include Morgan Park.
American Historical Association Endowment Fund, Minnesota Committee records
The collection contains promotional materials, pamphlets, correspondence and lists from the Minnesota Committee of the American Historical Association Endowment.
Architectural Advisory Committee records
The collection consists of minutes from the first meeting, June 6, 1966, to meeting twenty-five, June 12, 1973; bits of correspondence; memos; copies of the standards used; and a list of committee members.
Baldwin Flats photographs
The Baldwin Flats are located at 711 – 715 West Second Street, Duluth, Minnesota, built in 1891 – 92. The thirteen prints comprising this collection were copied from a photograph album loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society, the copy prints and negatives were then transferred to the NEMHC. The prints show the exterior and interior of the building.
Bayview Heights Community Club records
The collection contains minutes, constitution and by-laws, financial records, membership lists, and correspondence from 1930-1980. Club concerns and focuses include: utility problems, local celebrations, health issues, other community clubs, schools, and combating communism.
Michael S. Bright, Sr. record book
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.
Joseph Addison Bullen letter
The collection consists of a letter written by Bullen to J. Bardon.
Manley Patrick Burns papers
The collection contains photographs of Duluth, primarily West Duluth, gathered from a variety of sources.
Business Advertising Cards, Duluth (Minn.)
The collection consists of business advertising cards of firms which either conducted business, or were located, in the Duluth, Minnesota area.
Cabinet Card portraits
The collection consists of seven cabinet cards, all but one of which is albumen.
Margaret Carroll oral history interview
The collection consists of one audiocassette tape of an oral history interview about life in Morgan Park.
Caswell & Davy photographs
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.
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.
Chief Buffalo land claims
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.
Clyde Iron Works records
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.
Commissioner of Finance, City of Duluth, scrapbooks
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.
Cook Home’s Closing video
A newscast video of the Cook Home the day it was closed.
Mary P. Cory letters
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.
David H. Costello papers
The collection contains a typed diary, scrapbooks, photographs, and miscellany.
William D. Coventry research files
The collection consists of information gathered by William Coventry for his book Duluth's Age of Brownstone.
William G. Cowell diary transciption
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.
Crandall & Fletcher photographs
The collection consists of 8x10 and oversized (on linen rolled) original prints of photographs by Crandall and Fletcher of Duluth, Minnesota.
William E. Culkin papers
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.
John H. Darling papers
The collection contains correspondence, diaries, articles and addresses written by Darling, a subject file, personal financial materials, news clippings, photographs, and engineering plans.
George Franklin Davis, Sr. papers
The collection contains correspondence pertaining to Davis' business, investments and personal interests.
Deterred but not Defeated grave marker dedication
The collection consists of one videotape. Bob Baldwin of the local chapter of the NAACP officiated at the dedication and arranged for the proceedings to be taped. The video, entitled Deterred but not Defeated, contains a documentary filmed at Park Hill Cemetery where stones were placed to acknowledge the victims of the 1920 lynchings in Duluth.
District Court exhibit photographs
Photographs taken in various Duluth locations for use as court exhibits. Some of the copies have case file numbers and most have names of Clerk of Court and photographers.
Duluth Automobile Club records
The collection contains the articles of incorporation of the Minnesota State Automobile Association, by-laws of the Duluth Club, safety information, meeting programs and newsletters.
Duluth Bicentennial Commission records
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.
- Collecting Area
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 170
- Upper Midwest Jewish Archives 2
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 153
- Duluth (Minn.) 105
- Photographs 59
- Duluth (Minn.)--History--Pictorial works 32
- Newspaper clippings 32
- Correspondence 28
- Business 23
- Letters 22
- Minutes 22
- Publications 20
- Buildings 19
- Financial records 18
- Scrapbooks 18
- Oral history 17
- Neighborhoods 16
- Families 15
- Oral history interviews 15
- Businesses 14
- Government records 14
- Organizations 14 + ∧ less
- English 157
- Undetermined 12
- English 3
- German 1
- Hebrew 1
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 6
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 4
- IWW 4
- United States. General Land Office 4
- University of Minnesota, Duluth 4
- Clayton, Elias, 1897-1920 3
- Duluth Boat Club (Minn.) 3
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 3
- Industrial Workers of the World 3
- Jackson, Elmer, 1897-1920 3
- Marshall-Wells Company (Duluth, Minn.) 3
- Marshall-Wells Hardware Company (Duluth, Minn.) 3
- McGhie, Isaac, 1900-1920 3
- Nopeming Sanatorium 3
- Northern Pacific Railroad Company 3
- Northern Pacific Railway Company 3
- Sommer, Barbara 3
- St. Louis County Historical Society (Saint Louis County, Minn.) 3
- United States Steel Company 3
- United States Steel Corporation 3 + ∧ less