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Oneota (Duluth, Minn.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund F. Ely papers

Identifier: S3045

The collection contains correspondence, contracts and agreements, journals, transcriptions of these materials, and reference materials and photographs.

Dates: 1820-1927; Majority of material found in 1820-1904, 1927

Paul B. Gaylord photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S2395

The collection contains photographs and glass plate negatives of Duluth, Minnesota taken by photographer Paul Gaylord.

Dates: 1869-1875

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

Oneota Literary Society records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3638

The collection consists of minutes and by-laws.

Dates: 1857-1867

Oneota Methodist Episcopal Church records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3636

The collection contains record books of the church and its societies (Oneota White Society) with their constitutions, by-laws, minutes, treasury reports, and social events; church financial records-receipts, collection envelopes, and business transactions, mortgage notes, deeds, insurance; papers on the building of the church; and 2 letters about a mission in India. Also in the collection are records of the Oneota Ladies Aid Society with notes on meetings and treasury reports.

Dates: 1870-1900

Oneota Town Council records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3660

The collection contains an ordinance, letter to the Council, tax information, and oaths by Town Council members.

Dates: 1860-1863

Oneota Township list of persons liable to military duty

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S6147

The collection contains a single document prepared by Oneota Township Assessor E.G. Swanstrom. Addressed to St. Louis County Auditor, Luke Marvin, the document is dated August 14, 1862 and contains a list of names of men who were residents of Oneota and between the ages of eighteen and forty-five, making them liable for military duty.

Dates: 1862 August 14

James Peet papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: S3047

The collection contains two typewritten copies of James Peet's original diaries and three letters.

Dates: 1856-1923; Majority of material found in 1863-1864, 1923

St. Louis County School District No. 4, Oneota (Minn.) records

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S2413

The collection consists of School Board minutes and minutes of the annual school district meeting.

Dates: 1858-1868

Emanuel G. Swanstrom papers

 Collection — Box SC
Identifier: S3605

The collection contains three letters to Swanstrom from the State Senate and U.S. House of Representatives, a pledge to serve faithfully as trustee of the town of Oneota, a photograph of Swanstrom and a photograph of his home.

Dates: 1860-1886

West Duluth slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S4522

The collection consists of 127 slides on the history and development of West Duluth, including reproduced historic images and views from the 1980s likely photographed by Robert VanKleek. These slides may have been used to illustrate public presentations by VanKleek on the history of West Duluth.

Dates: circa 1870-1990