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Alfred O.C. Nier papers
The collection consists of correspondence, research data, instrument designs, conference papers and reports, talks and lectures, and class materials of Alfred O. C. Nier, University of Minnesota physicist best known for his work in mass spectrometer design, the Manhattan Project, and space science research.
Allied Printing Trades Council records
The collection contains miscellaneous correspondence and mailings from other Printing Trades 1918-1928, and one volume of Council minutes, May 1937 to April 1944.
Astor Trading Post dedication certificate
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.
Aurora Northland Lesbian Center records
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.
Lyonel Ayres papers
The collection contains one letter written to Lyonel Ayres’ brother and a 1922 certificate from the Minnesota State board of Architects and Engineers.
James Bardon land patent letters
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."
Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota
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.
Richard Bardon papers
The collection contains five photocopied letters, typed copies of four of those letters, and an “Alphabetical Rhyme on Names of Early Residents”.
George G. Barnum, Sr. Civil War letters
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."
Dr. Fredrick Barrett family papers
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.
George A. Beck papers
Helen Bede letter from Sinclair Lewis
The collection consists of a letter dated January 4, 1947 to Helen Bede from Sinclair Lewis.
Joyce M. Benson papers
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.
Michael S. Berman political collection
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.
Bertha Youmans papers
The collection consists of letters regarding Youman’s resignation from the position of teacher for Duluth Public Schools.
Beukema mining collection
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.
Joseph Bogdanich papers
The collection contains photographs; correspondence, 1931–1954; and newsclippings, 1947–1972. Most materials were taken from Bogdanich’s personal scrapbook.
Charles W. Borup letter
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).
Joseph Addison Bullen letter
The collection consists of a letter written by Bullen to J. Bardon.
Edward H. and Jennie V. Burger family papers
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.
Lorena E. Butchart papers
The collection contains news clippings, handwritten notes, programs, and photographs largely obtained from a dismantled scrapbook.
Benton B. Byers papers
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.
Matthew Carroll letter to Agnes Kinnisch
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.
Frank Casey letters
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.
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.
Committee on Preservation of Central High School records
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.
Jay Cooke and Company records
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.
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.
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.
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- Collecting Area
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 125
- University Archives 6
- Children's Literature Research Collections 3
- Immigration History Research Center Archives 3
- Letters 134
- Duluth (Minn.) 34
- Photographs 33
- Newspaper clippings 28
- Business 22
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 21
- Families 20
- Publications 19
- Correspondence 18
- Scrapbooks 12
- Certificates 11
- Diaries 11
- Programs 11
- Businesses 10
- Organizations 10
- Ephemera 9
- Minutes 9
- Real property 9
- Women 9
- Electoral politics 8 + ∧ less
- English 120
- English 11
- Undetermined 5
- Finnish 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Old Settlers Association of the Head of Lake Superior (Duluth, Minn.) 6
- Archives and Special Collections, Northeast Minnesota Historical Center Collections 4
- Northern Pacific Railroad Company 3
- Northern Pacific Railway Company 3
- United States Steel Corporation 3
- University of Minnesota 3
- Chapin, F. Stuart (Francis Stuart), 1888-1974 2
- Duluth Public Schools (Duluth, Minn.) 2
- Hugo, Trevanion W., 1848-1923 2
- Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 2
- Manhattan Project (Organization) 2
- Merritt, Alfred R., 1847-1926 2
- Merritt, Leonidas, 1844-1926 2
- Minnesota 2
- National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) 2
- National Research Council (U.S.) 2
- National Science Foundation (U.S.) 2
- Ney, Edward Purdy, 1920- 2
- Nier, Alfred O. (Alfred Otto), 1911- 2
- Northern Cold Storage and Warehouse Company 2 + ∧ less