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Biography

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

1918 Fire, Remembered by Dagmar Westin Michler

 Collection — Item tapes
Identifier: S6030
Abstract

One brief tape, recorded when Dagmar Westin Michler was 78 years old.

Dates: 1918

Arrowhead Poetry Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2446
Abstract

This collection consists of published poems and biographical information by and about the members of the Arrowhead Poetry Society. There are no original manuscripts in the collection; all of the poems are clipped from printed sources or contained in booklets where they were originally printed.

Dates: 1960-1980

Arrowhead Servicemen's Last Man's Club records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2460
Abstract

The records consist of the history and activity of the Coast Artillery Corps, biographical and obituary information and notices of members, clippings, photographs, and annual meeting notices and bulletins.

Dates: 1917-1982

Archie Brown papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6038
Abstract

The collection consists of a diary written from Friday, February 28, 1919 to May 18, 1919. Brown was in France from June 27, 1918, but the diary only covers his time in France from February 28, 1919 to April 19, 1919. He left France April 19, 1919.

Dates: 1917 December 12-1919 May 23

Paul Buffalo oral history project

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6035
Abstract

Oral history project of Dr. Timothy Roufs interviewing Paul P. Buffalo (1900-6/1977) from March 1967 – 1977. Mr. Buffalo resided at Ball Club, Minnesota, and the Leech Lake Reservation.

Dates: 1967-1977

Thomas Clark, II papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3081
Abstract

The collection contains a diary, notebook, letter press of Clark & Relf, 1865-1871; some correspondence, 1861-1866; and biographical information.

Dates: 1854-1943; Majority of material found in 1854-1871, 1942-1943

Eloise Marie Decker College Days album

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6003
Abstract

Contains one photograph album titled College Days, compiled and lettered by Eloise Marie Decker during 1901-1902 while a student at Craggencroft school in Duluth, Minnesota. There are two copy negatives, one of Eloise at the time of her marriage in 1903, and one of her as a elderly woman.  There are photocopies of the two photographs which were lent by the family for copying.

Dates: 1901-1902

Duluth Junior College scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6017
Abstract

The collection consists of one 84 page fragile scrapbook with primarily unidentified and undated local news clippings and 6 photos and 1 photocopied photo.

Dates: 1938-1941

Duluth Surgical Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4511
Abstract

The collection consists of yearbooks for the years 1935-1944 in nine bound volumes, lantern slides, and minutes.

Dates: 1935-1959

Hepzibeth Woman of Iron play

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: S4515
Abstract

The collection consists of a Master's thesis rewritten as a play about the life of Hephzibeth Merritt.

Dates: 1991

John J. and Edwin J. Hibbard papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4499
Abstract

The collection contains photographs consisting of family portraits, bicycles, rifles, houses and work places from 1885-1948; a biography from 1892-1969 and articles from the Northwestern Gun Club of Duluth from 1921-1966; guns, shooting ledgers from 1933-1969; the National Rifle Association from 1926-1933; weather report and diary of John J. Hibbard from 1911-1962.

Dates: 1885-1969

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract

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

Virginia Hyvarinen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4441
Abstract

The collection contains topic and research files compiled by Ms. Hyvarinen on a wide range of subjects.

Dates: 1880-1988

Indianer Family records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1022
Abstract

Family newsletters containing family history information about the Indianer family, originally from Chodorow in Galicia (south of Lemberg - Lviv). Includes photographs.

Dates: 1880-1995

Robert J. Jansen papers

 Collection — Box 13
Identifier: S6023
Abstract The collection consists of family papers and photographs, organization records, and business records. The papers span Jansen’s life from grade school through college, political activities of the 1990s, Jansen's activism as a gay man, teaching career from Cal State Fresno through The College of St. Scholastica including the CSS grievance over tenure (1982-1983), the beginnings of his gay bar The Main Club, and the purchase and renovation of a Victorian house (his home in Duluth (1215 East...
Dates: 1949-2001

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

 Collection — Box OH
Identifier: S6009
Abstract

The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.

Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Margot Klaber oral history interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4592
Abstract

Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph.D. interviewed Mrs. Klaber on September 19, 25, 1997. The tapes chronicle her life from Germany to the United States, from before throughout and after WWII and her relocation to the United States.

Dates: 1997

Richard J. Kunz oral history interview

 Collection — Box OH
Identifier: S4541
Abstract

The interview was conducted by social worker Elizabeth T. Blue April 24, 1993. There is no transcript of the interview.

Dates: 1993 April 24

Latvian Summer Program, Western Michigan University collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1344
Abstract

Papers and biographical essays written by students in the summer program of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo about Latvian and Latvian American personalities during the early 1970s.

Dates: 1970-1975

Loyce Houlton - A Dancer's Twilight Tales manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: PA047a
Abstract

Contains an unedited typewritten manuscript of Loyce Houlton's biography, A Dancer's Twilight Tales.

Dates: 1994

Kenneth J. Moran photograph collection

 Collection — Item Envelope 1
Identifier: S6060
Abstract

The collection consists of images and negatives made by or collected by Kenneth Moran.

Dates: 1900-1996; Majority of material found in 1958-1966

Oral history methods in research, interviews and documents

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6036
Abstract

This collection contains oral history work from college history courses taught by Professor Mari Trine with a focus on using primary sources and oral history methods in research.

Dates: 2002-2007

Frederic W. Paine papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3078
Abstract

The collection contains contracts, statements, correspondence, and biographical material. Most of the records concern Paine's interest in the Bay View Land Co. from 1894 through 1921, and a lawsuit against the Security Bank by the Mercantile Bank of New York in 1896.

Dates: 1893-1940; Majority of material found in 1894-1921, 1929-1931

John G. Rakowsky papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3093
Abstract

The collection contains a plat of the area John Rakowsky settled in Duluth, circa 1855, a portrait photo and photo of Rakowsky's funeral bier, and biographical information.

Dates: circa 1855-1914

Mark Ryan video documentary, Snively’s Road

 Collection — Box VHS
Identifier: S6025
Abstract

This popular 2000 documentary video is also titled “Snively’s Road: The History of Skyline Parkway”, and was available for sale through Ryan. Mark Ryan has presented the video as a program and lectured on the subject of the development and history of Skyline Drive.

Dates: 2000

Samuel F. Snively papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6016
Abstract The papers consist of six inches of material and four scrapbooks. Specifically, folders of photographs (1929-32, not dated) and political materials, a brief personal diary, and Duluth promotional items (1916-1937), and four scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1924 October-1935 January) pertaining to information on Snively’s political life and public service including important initiatives for Duluth: zoo, parks, libraries, celebrity visits, structures, airport, roads, fraternal organizations,...
Dates: 1882-1958

Sonja Weed papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC2830
Abstract

Papers of Sonja Weed consist of her biography "Across the Sea" written by her daughter Jenny Weed (1983) and hand-written manuscripts of the book written by Sonja Weed herself. Also two photographs and a photocopy of a newspaper article.

Dates: 1918-1983

Eugene Van Cleef papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S6020
Abstract

The collection contains: biographical information, certificates, awards, miscellaneous, 1906-39; photographs 1904, ca. 1912; scrapbook 1911-23, news clippings—Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-40; publications about Duluth and Minnesota, 1912-22; articles by Van Cleef in magazines and newspapers, 1914-69; articles about and of interest to Van Cleef, 1919-70; research interests, 1920-1961; information on Finnish Rya rugs, 1923-25

Dates: 1904-1970

Frank M. and Alice Rockwell Warren family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6108
Abstract

The collection contains Frank M. Warren's records from the Isle Royale Citizens’ Committee 1926-1929.

Dates: 1840-1962; Majority of material found in 1909-1948

Larry Washburn manuscript

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6071
Abstract

John Larry Washburn's 437 page, unedited manuscript titled simply Claude, is a biography of his father, author, Claude Carlos Washburn.

Dates: 2001