Fond du Lac (Duluth, Minn.)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Astor Trading Post dedication certificate
The rebuilt John Jacob Astor Trading Post at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, was dedicated at Fond du Lac on Sunday, August 4, 1935. The two items comprising this small collection include the letter inviting Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Astor (Lord and Lady Astor, Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor, III) to the dedication and the certificate presented to a member of the Astor family on that occasion from the governor of Minnesota, Floyd B. Olson.
Richard Bardon collection of letters from Fond du Lac, Minnesota
Typed copies of letters loaned to the St. Louis County Historical Society for copying in 1931. The letters were "...found at Fond du Lac by Dr. Richard Bardon four or five years ago." according to a memoranda from the St. Louis County Historical Society president January 29, 1931, copied by Helen J. Peterson, St. Louis County Historical Society office staff, February 5, 1931.
The collection contains census counts of Carlton and Lake Counties, Minnesota; the towns of Duluth, Fond du Lac and Grand Portage, Minnesota; and the township of Oneota, Minnesota for June 1, 1865. The census schedules include names. These materials are copies typed from the original in 1924 by the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Duluth Public Library photograph collection
The collection consists of original and copy prints and negatives of Duluth, buildings, sites, views, parks, and development of the area.
Ino Dunphy letter
This letter from Dunphy of Duluth is to Mrs. E. Chambers of Fond du Lac, and praises Fond du Lac in song and verse.
Edmund F. Ely papers
The collection contains correspondence, contracts and agreements, journals, transcriptions of these materials, and reference materials and photographs.
Family Life and Children research resources collection
The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s.
John Fritzen papers
The collection contains handwritten notes on logging and the lumber business, a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts and biographical materials.
Walter T. Kamphaus photograph collection
The collection consists of 8x10 contact sheets of Walter Kamphaus' 4x6 negatives. The images are of scenes and events in recent Duluth history.
John Baptiste Lamaire trade license
The collection contains one photographic copy of a license to trade with Indians at Fond du Lac, Minnesota, granted to John Baptiste Lamarie by the sub-agency of La Pointe, Wisconsin.
Joseph Landoi letter
The collection consists of one letter from Joseph Landoi at Fond du Lac to Landoi's father concerning Francis Roussain and his wife.
The collection consists of postcards images and menus from restaurants in Duluth and the Arrowhead region of Northeastern Minnesota.
Morgan Park Good Fellowship Club records
The collection contains minutes, reports by the relief committee which visited Club members who were ill or in need of financial assistance, correspondence, files from the credit union operated by the Club, fuel deduction lists indicating individuals who participated in the Club's program for the joint purchase of heating fuel, financial records, photographs, and architectural drawings.
Newspapers special issues
This collection contains special issues of newspapers pertinent to local history, covering a variety of topics such as anniversary or dedicatory occasions and so forth.
Lyman E. Nylander photograph collection
The Collection consists of 5x7" and 8x10" black and white silver gelatin prints exposed and printed by Mr. Nylander. The images are primarily of Duluth street scenes, buildings, churches on the Iron Range, as well as military monuments and markers in Duluth and out East.
Pearce family photographs
The collection contains loose photographs and pages from a photograph album that belonged to Norman Pearce.
Peter J. Peterson papers
The collection contains warranty deeds and quit claims, a negative of Peterson’s house in Fond du Lac and a list of the current addresses of some of the lots, tax receipts, a land patent for property in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and a letter from the Department of the Interior concerning land for settlement.
Ed Poirier ski jump drawings
The collection contains 23 sets of design drawings for ski jumps at Chester Park, Fond du Lac, Hartley Field, and New Duluth retained by Ed Poirier, who is named as the designer on some of the drawings.
A Rendezvous with History conference proceedings
The collections consists of four audiocassettes. The recordings contain addresses delivered at the conference.
Ross family photograph albums
The collection consists of two photograph albums. The first contains family photos with some descriptive information in the first section of the album. The second contains photos of Minnesota Power and Light installations with dates and descriptions.
Eustache Roussain papers
The collection contains a letter book with 35 letters by many people.
Francois Roussain letters
The collection contains a letter in French with English translation to Francois Roussain from a missionary concerning land at Fond du Lac and a note to Roussain from John Caddotte.
Hjalmer C. Rykken photographs
The collection consists of black and white photographs by Hjalmer C. Rykken amateur but experienced photographer, that were made between October 1958 and July 1962. Content of the photographs includes: streets, views of Lake Superior, Central High School, Fire Hall, the Hibbard Plant, Lakefront, the First Presbyterian Church, Elliott Packing Co., Park Point, and Rail Road tracks.