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.
James Bardon land patent letters
The collection consists of two documents. One notes receipt of $148 by James Bardon from P. J. Peterson in payment for land patents in the name of James Starkey and Peter J. Peterson. The other is a letter to Starkey and Peterson from Bardon confirming that the payment was received by the land office and informing them that they now have "full authority to cut timber and do as you please with the land."
Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company land books
The collection contains three land books containing land locations, land and timber sales information, deed dates and records of land payments of the properties held by the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway.
Laura Day papers
The collection contains land deeds in Aitkin, Crow Wing, Itasca, and St. Louis Counties, mining and timber leases, business letters, and labor contracts.
Duluth Living History Project videotapes
The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.
Higgins Land Company records
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.
McAlpine Logging Company journals
The collection contains account journals, cashbooks, and employee ledgers from the McAlpine Logging Company and the Lutsen Lumber Company.
Merritt family papers
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.
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.
Swan River Logging Company journal
The collection contains one journal of expense account information for various railway camps including those at Mud Lake, Cass Lake and Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota. Much of the information includes food and equipment expenses.
Timber contract bill scrapbook
The collection consists of newsclippings from Ely, Duluth, Grand Rapids, Cook, Aitkin, Deer River papers and the Carlton County Vidette.