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Timber industry

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

James Bardon land patent letters

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3654

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."

Dates: 1870

Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company land books

Identifier: S3100

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.

Dates: 1883-1943; Majority of material found in 1883-1900, 1913-1943

Laura Day papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3701

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

Duluth Living History Project videotapes

Identifier: S3035

The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.

Dates: 1986-1990

Higgins Land Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3783

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

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

Merritt family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3120

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

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

Swan River Logging Company journal

 Collection — Volume 1
Identifier: S3101

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.

Dates: 1903-1910

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