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Mesabi Range (Minn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Babbit, Minnesota and Mesabi Iron Company Sinter Plant photograph collection

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3740

The collection consists of 60 photographs of the town of Babbitt, Minnesota and the sinter plant of the Mesabi Iron Company.

Dates: 1920-1946

Laura Day papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3701

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

Hansen Evesmith papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3167

This collection contains papers pertaining to the history of the Mesabi and Vermilion Iron Range mines and mining companies, photographs of mine sites, drill holes, equipment and workers, newspaper clippings and advertisements from the Almar Iron Mining Company, and two letters about the Board of Trade.

Dates: 1932

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

Higgins Land Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3783

The collection contains financial records, leases, contracts, deeds, audits, correspondence, annual reports, articles of incorporation, stockholders' lists, and minutes about mining for a number of holding companies and subsidiaries of Higgins.

Dates: 1878-1971

Iron Mining photographs

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3779

The prints are arranged in folders and identified by Mesabi, Vermilion, or unidentified ranges on the folder but some of the individual prints have more specific mine information on their reverse side: Adams Pit and headframe, Susquehanna mine, Hull-Rust-Mahoning mine, Cloquet mine, Auburn mine, Goodwins’ Iron Claim near Ely, Stephans mine.

Dates: circa 1880-1907; Majority of material found in 1880s, 1890s, undated, 1903, 1906, 1907

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 Perusek papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2948

11 letters to Mary Perusek of Hibbing, Minnesota, from relatives in Zagreb, describing conditions and events there.

Dates: 1936-1958

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

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

Oliver Iron Mining Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3021

The collection contains business records, photographs, glass plate negatives, financial material, exploration data, news clippings, safety manuals, civil defense articles, technical manuals, and maps.

Dates: 1873-1977

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

Range Conference of Social Workers records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3052

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

Dates: 1924-1948

Rev. Casimir A. Cieslewicz papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC449

Collection consists of two scrapbooks compiled by Rev. Cieslewicz containing newspaper clippings, letters, handwritten notes, event flyers, reports, drafts of sermons and other materials documenting the history of St. John the Baptist Church in Virginia, Minnesota and the life of the Roman Catholic parish. Also included is the "1965 Financial Report of St. John the Baptist Church, Virginia, Minnesota."

Dates: 1922-1976

Shenango Mine collection

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2236

Collection includes: 8 photographs circa 1907 of the Shenango Mine area; printed copy of the First Mortgage, or Deed of Trust, the Shenango Furnace Company to the Pittsburgh Trust Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and printed copy of complaint in District Court of Minnesota 11th Judicial District, Shenango Furnace Company vs. Mary E. McCahill.

Dates: circa 1907-1914