Iron mines and mining
Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains stock certificates in mining and land companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The collection contains land leases, land lots and prices marked on township grid maps, description of the Brainerd-Cuyuna Mine and operating expenses.
The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.
The collection contains land deeds in Aitkin, Crow Wing, Itasca, and St. Louis Counties, mining and timber leases, business letters, and labor contracts.
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.
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.
The collection consists of 54 photographs. Images include workers, foremen, equipment, different phases of construction and miscellaneous signs at the site.
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.
The collection consists of photograph albums from various photographers and collectors.
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.
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.
The collection consists of papers related to Hendrickso’s career with U.S. Steel.
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.
Historical Documentation Regarding Age of Pits, Dumps and Tailings Areas, Mesabi Iron Range, Minnesota report and research files
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collection contains a time book listing the workers, their time, and daily pay.
The collection contains photographic prints and glass plates of Duluth and surrounding areas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The collection consists of a loose leaf notebook containing clippings on mining and individuals involved in mining.