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Robert M. Adams stock certificates

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3645

The collection contains stock certificates in mining and land companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1913-1937

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4528

The collection consists of industrial photographs taken by the donor during the duration of his studio's operation in Virginia, Minnesota which closed in 1956. Mr. Barclay continued shooting for industrial clients through 1963.

Dates: 1910, 1951-1963; Majority of material found in 1951-1963

Beukema mining collection

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4595

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

B'nai Abraham (Virginia, Minn.) Synagogue records

Identifier: umja0090

This collection consists of the administrative materials and historical research related to the B'nai Abraham Synagogue in Virginia, Minnesota, as well as the Virginia Federation for Jewish Service and the Virginia Ladies Aid Society, which met at and supported B'nai Abraham over the years.

Dates: 1884-2021

Brainerd-Cuyuna Mining Company records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3658

The collection contains land leases, land lots and prices marked on township grid maps, description of the Brainerd-Cuyuna Mine and operating expenses.

Dates: 1912-1916

Chicago Ore Company records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2231

The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.

Dates: 1906-1913

Congdon Family papers

Identifier: U6192

The collection contains materials related to the Congdon family, including personal and business papers. The papers include: photographs; materials related to the Glensheen estate house, grounds, and staff; Chester Congdon's business, financial, and political papers; materials related to Chester Congdon's 1914 trip around the Pacific; personal correspondence; diaries; and publications and ephemera.

Dates: 1843 - 1993

Erie Mining Company photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3704

The collection consists of 54 photographs. Images include workers, foremen, equipment, different phases of construction and miscellaneous signs at the site.

Dates: 1955-1957

George A. Fay papers

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3111

The collection contains notes, photographs, and news clippings.

Dates: 1867-1929

Federal Writers' Project, Duluth (Minn.) records

Identifier: S3000

The collection largely consists of typewritten manuscripts and notes collected for use in the state and regional guides. Other records included are correspondence, photos, and reference materials.

Dates: 1935-1942

Charles Foster photograph albums

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: S2449

The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented.  Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.

Dates: 1921-1940

General Postcard collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2282

All postcards donated to the archives are added to this collection. The cards are arranged by the subjects used in the general historical photograph collection; the subjects are filed alphabetically.

Dates: circa 1900-

E. J. Griese letter

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4434

This letter was written to Ross Campbell, the father of the donor of the letter, to Mr. E. J. (or T.) Griese who was apparently a supervisor in the mining area of Hibbing, Minnesota.

Dates: 1944 December 6

Luther G.  Hendrickson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6096

The collection consists of papers related to Hendrickso’s career with U.S. Steel.

Dates: 1933-1980

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

Identifier: S6143

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

Rukard Hurd mining appraisal documents

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S4469
Abstract The collection consists of two carbon copy documents by Rukard Hurd: A Valuation of the Developed Tonnage of the Great Northern Ore Properties as of April 1, 1912 (7 pages); Hurd Appraisal of Iron Ore the Present and Future Value per Ton in the Ground Together with the Present and Future Value per Ton in the Ground of Operating Profit on Leased ore and Ore Value Tables for Various Interest Rates and Ore Exhaustion Periods and Base Unite Price Tables (36 pages, covers approximate dates...
Dates: 1912

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2416

This collection appears to be papers collected by John Hearding, Sr., and others which contain information on Minnesota Iron Range public schools (buildings). The collection also contains information on public schools in Mt. Iron, Michigan.

Dates: 1909-1922

IRRRB 50th Anniversary video

 Collection — Box: VHS
Identifier: S4519

The collection consists of one videocassette from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) entitled Building a Brighter Future.

Dates: 1991

William G. LaRue letterpress books

Identifier: S3038

The collection contains 13 letterpress books depicting LaRue's business activities. Included in the books are descriptions and survey of various mining lands, especially in the Minnesota iron range and northern Wisconsin.

Dates: 1889-1916

Laurentian Vision Project records

Identifier: N300

The Laurentian Vision Project records document the Iron Range land reclamation project development and process.

Dates: circa 2003-2010

Leonard Iron Mining Company records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3640

The collection contains a time book listing the workers, their time, and daily pay.

Dates: circa 1900

Mary Ellen Mancina Batinich papers

Identifier: IHRC297
Abstract Papers, transcripts and recordings of interviews, photographs, research notes and copies of resource materials pertaining to Italian Americans, particularly in Chicago and in Minnesota, mostly on the Iron Range in the northeast of the state, as well as materials on Italian history and culture. A set of oral history interviews with Minnesota Italian Americans from the collection became the basis for the book "Italian Voices: Making Minnesota Our Home" (published by Minnesota Historical...
Dates: 1937-1990

Merritt family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3120

The collection contains personal and financial correspondence, letterpress books, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, manuscripts written about local and family history, financial records, legal papers, maps, photographs, one audio cassette of an interview, and reference materials.

Dates: 1823-1992

Mesaba Iron Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2203

Contains information on the organization of the company, election of officers and directors, stock issues, options and leases on company lands, royalty arrangements, assessments on stocks, taxation on company lands, and the exploration of minerals.

Dates: 1882-1906

Mining Inspection Tour film

Identifier: S3026

The collection contains one 16mm, black and white, silent film (17 min.) of a 1936 mining inspection trip and tour conducted by U.S. Steel and Ford, Bacon, and Davis, Inc. The tour included Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding area including the iron range.

Dates: 1936

No Place For A Woman radio broadcast

 Collection — Box: CD
Identifier: S6081

The collection consists of a radio program and sidebar topics by producers, researchers, and writers Catherine Winter and Stephanie Hemphill broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio in September 2005. The CD was made and distributed in September 2005 by American Public Media whose documentary unit is American RadioWorks.

Dates: September 2005

A Railroad in Change transcript

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S2340

The collection consists of the transcript of a slide lecture, which described the history of the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railroad and the predominant role it played in the development of the Vermilion and Mesabi Ranges; the eventual decline of red ores; and the growth of the taconite pellet industry in Minnesota.

Dates: 1979

Railroad Maps and Drawings

Identifier: S3739

Maps and drawings relating to Duluth & Iron Range Railroad, and Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad.

Dates: 1892-1920

Range Conference of Social Workers records

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3052

The collection contains minutes, 1927-1934, and correspondence.

Dates: 1924-1948

Charlemagne Tower letters

 Collection — Box: SC
Identifier: S3602

The collection contains one personal letter written by Tower and two letters to Charlemagne Tower from his cousin A. Tower.

Dates: 1883-1890; Majority of material found in 1883, 1890

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