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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

Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota

 Collection — Box: SC
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

Census Schedules

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3105
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

Duluth Public Library photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3766
Abstract

The collection consists of original and copy prints and negatives of Duluth, buildings, sites, views, parks, and development of the area.

Dates: 1869-1986

Ino Dunphy letter

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3684
Abstract

This letter from Dunphy of Duluth is to Mrs. E. Chambers of Fond du Lac, and praises Fond du Lac in song and verse.

Dates: 1890

Edmund F. Ely papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3045
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, contracts and agreements, journals, transcriptions of these materials, and reference materials and photographs.

Dates: 1820-1927; Majority of material found in 1820-1904, 1927

Family Life and Children research resources collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6048
Abstract

The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s.

Dates: 1890-1990

John Fritzen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S3002
Abstract

The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.

Dates: 1932-1977

Walter T. Kamphaus photograph collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3757
Abstract

The collection consists of 8x10 contact sheets of Walter Kamphaus' 4x6 negatives. The images are of scenes and events in recent Duluth history.

Dates: circa 1930s-1950s

John Baptiste Lamaire trade license

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3600
Abstract

The collection contains one photographic copy of a license to trade with Indians at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, granted to John Baptiste Lamarie by the sub-agency of La Pointe, Wisconsin.

Dates: 1845; Majority of material found in 1845 (copy)

Joseph Landoi letter

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3683
Abstract

The collection consists of one letter from Joseph Landoi at Fond du Lac to Landoi's father concerning Francis Roussain and his wife.

Dates: 1859

Menu collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4524
Abstract

The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.

Dates: 1912-2008; Majority of material found in 1912-1958, 1970s, 2000-2008

Morgan Park Good Fellowship Club records

 Collection
Identifier: S2366
Abstract

The collection contains minutes, reports by the relief committee which visited Club members who were ill or in need of financial assistance, correspondence, files from the credit union operated by the Club, fuel deduction lists indicating individuals who participated in the Club's program for the joint purchase of heating fuel, financial records, photographs, and architectural drawings.

Dates: 1917-1962

Newspapers special issues

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S2453
Abstract

This collection contains special issues of newspapers pertinent to local history, covering a variety of topics such as anniversary or dedicatory occasions and so forth.

Dates: 1933-1982

Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection

 Collection — Box: Oversize
Identifier: S2420
Abstract

The Collection consists of 5x7" and 8x10" black and white silver gelatin prints exposed and printed by Mr. Nylander. The images are primarily of Duluth street scenes, buildings, churches on the Iron Range, as well as military monuments and markers in Duluth and out East.

Dates: 1950-1972

Pearce family photographs

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3730
Abstract

The collection contains loose photographs and pages from a photograph album that belonged to Norman Pearce.

Dates: circa 1908-1927

Peter J. Peterson papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3194
Abstract

The collection contains warranty deeds and quit claims, a negative of Peterson’s house in Fond du Lac and a list of the current addresses of some of the lots, tax receipts, a land patent for property in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and a letter from the Department of the Interior concerning land for settlement.

Dates: 1854-1873

Ed Poirier ski jump drawings

 Collection
Identifier: S6152
Abstract

The collection contains 23 sets of design drawings for ski jumps at Chester Park, Fond du Lac, Hartley Field, and New Duluth retained by Ed Poirier, who is named as the designer on some of the drawings.

Dates: 1947-1975; Majority of material found in 1961-1967

A Rendezvous with History conference proceedings

 Collection
Identifier: S2349
Abstract

The collections consists of four audiocassettes. The recordings contain addresses delivered at the conference.

Dates: 1979

Ross family photograph albums

 Collection
Identifier: S6110
Abstract

The collection consists of two photograph albums. The first contains family photos with some descriptive information in the first section of the album. The second contains photos of Minnesota Power and Light installations with dates and descriptions.

Dates: 1919-1937

Eustache Roussain papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3195
Abstract

The collection contains a letter book with 35 letters by many people.

Dates: 1859-1870

Francois Roussain letters

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3669
Abstract

The collection contains a letter in French with English translation to Francois Roussain from a missionary concerning land at Fond du Lac and a note to Roussain from John Caddotte.

Dates: 1852-1856; Majority of material found in 1852, 1856

Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4525
Abstract

The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks.

Dates: 1958-1962; Majority of material found in 1962