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Iron mines and mining

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Adams stock certificates

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3645
Abstract

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

Dates: 1913-1937

Arnold Alanen research collection

 Collection
Identifier: U6191
Abstract

The collection contains research materials collected and used by Arnold R. Alanen while writing his book Morgan Park: Duluth, U.S. Steel, and the Forging of a Company Town, which was published in 2007 by University of Minnesota Press.

Dates: 1907-2011

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4528
Abstract

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

E. Judson Bentley papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S3731
Abstract

The collection consists of chronologies and histories of Silver Bay and Babbitt Minnesota and the Reserve Mining Company of Silver Bay; and photographs of the two towns (1952-1962).

Dates: 1952-1970

Beukema mining collection

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4595
Abstract

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

Blue Ore Mining Company minutes

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2346
Abstract

The collections consists of of corporate minutes of the Blue Ore Mining Company, a Duluth, Minnesota based firm, which owned and leased land in St. Louis and Itasca Counties.

Dates: 1903-1914

Brainerd-Cuyuna Mining Company records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3658
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Dates: 1906-1913

Laura Day papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3701
Abstract

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

District Court exhibit photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S3729
Abstract

The collection consists of District Court exhibit photographs filed in the Clerk of Court’s office between 1911 and 1917 approximately. The photographs appear to be accident scenes or locations of accidents/incidents in Chisholm, Virginia, Biwabik, and Gilbert, MN.

Dates: 1911-1916

Duluth, Missabe, and Iron Range Railway records

 Collection — Box 1 IP
Identifier: S3776
Abstract

The collection contains photographs, slides, and negatives, 1901-1954; Weekly Activity Letters to the Board of Directors from the General Manager, 1949-1980; speeches by General Manager Fred Voss, 1954-1961; and a small amount of Duluth, Missabe, and Northern employee information, primarily car shop employees, 1894-1902.

Dates: 1894-1980

Erie Mining Company photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3704
Abstract

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

Dates: 1955-1957

Hansen Evesmith papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3167
Abstract

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

General Historical Photograph Album collection

 Collection — Volume 42
Identifier: S2396
Abstract

The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.

Dates: 1867-1972

E. J. Griese letter

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4434
Abstract

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

Hartley Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: U6234
Abstract

The collection is arranged in six series: Genealogy and Family History; Personal Correspondence; Family Photographs; Real Estate; Business/Financial Records; and Objects and Ephemera.

Dates: 1775-2019

Hearding family papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3672
Abstract

The collection consists of two diaries belonging to William H., correspondence files of John H. Sr. dating from World War I and II concerning the war effort and war related experiences. 

Dates: 1861-1977

Luther G.  Hendrickson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6096
Abstract

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

Dates: 1933-1980

Higgins Land Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3783
Abstract

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

Historical Documentation Regarding Age of Pits, Dumps and Tailings Areas, Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota report and research files

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S2347
Abstract

This report was prepared by the St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth, Minnesota, for U.S. Bureau of Mines. The study was undertaken to inventory the pits, dumps, and tailings basins of the Mesabi Range and determine, where possible, the ages of these man-made topographic features, i.e. the date each dump or tailings basin was last disturbed by mining activity.

Dates: 1980

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

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 Mining photographs

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3779
Abstract

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

William G. LaRue letterpress books

 Collection
Identifier: S3038
Abstract

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

Leonard Iron Mining Company records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3640
Abstract

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

Dates: circa 1900

Hugh McKenzie photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2422
Abstract

The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.

Dates: 1902-1947

Merritt family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3120
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Mesabi Iron Range photograph collection

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3733
Abstract

The collection consists of a group of photographs which appear to have been made by the same photographer. The photographs are of a crew of surveyors, a group of 20 men in front of a building, a group of 13 men in front of the same building, views of a mining location, the open pit mine, work being done in the mine, a water tower being built, and one shot identified as Chisholm after the fire, 1908.

Dates: circa 1900-1910

Mining Inspection Tour film

 Collection
Identifier: S3026
Abstract

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