Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
American Land and Timber Company records
The collection contains articles of incorporation, May 1911; minutes of the Board of Directors; an account ledger, 1911-1929; two cashbooks, 1911-1929; a tract book describing the land owned, its location, and the amount and quality of timber; and two maps of the area. Also included are stock certificates, 1919-1920.
John Fritzen papers
The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.
Emery A. Houghton photographs
The collection consists of 36 photographs, 28 of them in an album. Subjects of the photographs include: views of Duluth, Central High School, view of West End, Duluth Imperial Mill Co., snow scenes, logging camp and lumbering scenes, buildings, Whaleback ships, Incline Railroad at 6th Avenue West, grain elevators, Park Point bathers chute, train wreck and lake vessels.
Mattson, Charles G. and Grace W. family papers
The collection consists of photographs of a logger's homestead (1910-1911). The photographs are divided into subjects: women and children, recreation, equipment (log hauler), workers, and camp.
McAlpine Logging Company journals
The collection contains account journals, cashbooks, and employee ledgers from the McAlpine Logging Company and the Lutsen Lumber Company.
Raymond T. Murphy reminiscence
Consists of a photocopy of a typed reminiscence by Raymond T. Murphy, which includes stories of his family's life and their experiences in northern Minnesota lumber camps in the early part of the twentieth century.
Red Cliff Lumber Company photograph album
The album is a nearly day-by-day visual log of new construction of a mill at the Duluth waterfront, presumably at 39th Avenue West.
N.B. Shank Company logging camp photographs
The collection consists of photographs of the N. B. Shank Company logging camp.
Lawrence J. Sommer logging camps research files
The collection consists of Lawrence Sommer's research files on logging camps.
Split Rock Lumber Company records
The collection contains the company’s sixth annual financial statement, for the year 1906. The statement includes a message to stockholders.
Timber contract bill scrapbook
The collection consists of newsclippings from Ely, Duluth, Grand Rapids, Cook, Aitkin, Deer River papers and the Carlton County Vidette.