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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

American Land and Timber Company records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3075

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.

Dates: 1911-1929

John Fritzen papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S3002

The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.

Dates: 1932-1977

Emery A. Houghton photographs

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3796

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.

Dates: circa 1895-1906

Mattson, Charles G. and Grace W. family papers

Identifier: S6069

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.

Dates: 1910-1911

McAlpine Logging Company journals

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3076

The collection contains account journals, cashbooks, and employee ledgers from the McAlpine Logging Company and the Lutsen Lumber Company.

Dates: 1905-1910

Raymond T. Murphy reminiscence

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2211

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.

Dates: 1969; Majority of material found in December 18, 1969

Red Cliff Lumber Company photograph album

Identifier: S4516

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.

Dates: 1913 April 10-1913 December 2

N.B. Shank Company logging camp photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4483

The collection consists of photographs of the N. B. Shank Company logging camp.

Dates: 1913-1919

Lawrence J. Sommer logging camps research files

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4481

The collection consists of Lawrence Sommer's research files on logging camps.

Dates: 1989

Split Rock Lumber Company records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3631

The collection contains the company’s sixth annual financial statement, for the year 1906. The statement includes a message to stockholders.

Dates: 1906

Timber contract bill scrapbook

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S4403

The collection consists of newsclippings from Ely, Duluth, Grand Rapids, Cook, Aitkin, Deer River papers and the Carlton County Vidette.

Dates: 1948-1949