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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Circuit Court of the United States District of Minnesota records

Identifier: S3667
Abstract The Duluth ship canal was dug through Minnesota Point in 1870 to benefit the Duluth harbor.  The City of Superior, fearing the canal would change the flow of water through their ship entry, brought suit against Duluth to halt the construction. The collection contains a Circuit Court of the United States Bill of Complaint against the City of Duluth and a letter addressed to the City.
Dates: 1871

Joseph B. Cotton Merritt v. Rockefeller scrapbook

Identifier: S4454
Abstract The collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to the Merritt v. Rockefeller case.
Dates: 1894-1897

William E. Culkin papers

Identifier: S3048
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, awards and certificates, lawyers' case records, news clippings, photographs, and manuscripts on local history. The collection also includes one photograph alubm of snap shots and post card photographs.
Dates: 1908-1942

Duluth Board of Trade records

Identifier: S2209
Abstract The Duluth Board of Trade records include information about the functioning of the Board of Trade from its inception in 1881 to the dissolution of the company in 1972.
Dates: 1881-1972

Duluth Boat Club records

Identifier: S3009
Abstract The collection contains club publications, 1891-1920; news clippings, 1912-1972; a 1916 petition urging the National Association of Amateur Oarsmen to hold their regatta in Duluth; two scrapbooks, 1904-1918; legal papers and photographs concerning a suit by Union Construction Co., 1936-1941; photographs of the Duluth Rowing Squad; and miscellany.
Dates: 1891-1972

Ely Lake land litigation papers

Identifier: S2417
Abstract The collection consists of papers which document the disputed land claims of settlers in the vicinity of Ely Lake (formerly known as Cedar Island Lake), which is located in Fayal Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The dispute was based on an allegedly inaccurate survey by the U.S. Surveyor General's office and on the U.S. Homestead Law.
Dates: 1893-1913

Alden Lind papers

Identifier: S2385
Abstract This collection contains reports, correspondence, court materials and exhibits related to the Reserve Mining Company controversy over the company’s policy of discharging taconite tailings into Lake Superior.
Dates: 1972-1979

Frederic W. Paine papers

Identifier: S3078
Abstract The collection contains contracts, statements, correspondence, and biographical material. Most of the records concern Paine's interest in the Bay View Land Co. from 1894 through 1921, and a lawsuit against the Security Bank by the Mercantile Bank of New York in 1896.
Dates: 1893-1940; Majority of material found in 1894-1921, 1929-1931

Reserve Mining Legal Case records

Identifier: S2390
Abstract The collection contains legal correspondence, testimony, briefs, transcripts, reports, and exhibits dealing with the various legal trials.
Dates: 1972-1979

Albert Seip letter

Identifier: S2330
Abstract The collections consists of a letter from Albert Seip to L.A. Larsen concerning the Merritt-Rockefeller dispute.
Dates: 1911 December 24

Shenango Mine collection

Identifier: S2236
Abstract Collection includes: 8 photographs circa 1907 of the Shenango Mine area; printed copy of the First Mortgage, or Deed of Trust, the Shenango Furnace Company to the Pittsburgh Trust Company of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and printed copy of complaint in District Court of Minnesota 11th Judicial District, Shenango Furnace Company vs. Mary E. McCahill.
Dates: circa 1907-1914

Standard Salt and Cement Company court transcript

Identifier: S3697
Abstract The collection consists of a transcript of a civil court case between Standard Salt and Cement Company – plaintiff, and Edward C. Leidel, Henry A. Leidel, and Marion Douglas, defendants.
Dates: 1909