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Iron ranges--Minnesota

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Robert M. Adams stock certificates

Identifier: S3645
Abstract The collection contains stock certificates in mining and land companies in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Dates: 1913-1937

Durant Barclay, Jr. industrial photographs

Identifier: S4528
Abstract The collection consists of industrial photographs taken by the donor during the duration of his studio's operation in Virginia, Minnesota which closed in 1956. Mr. Barclay continued shooting for industrial clients through 1963.
Dates: 1910, 1951-1963; Majority of material found in 1951-1963

Beukema mining collection

Identifier: S4595
Scope and Contents Collection contains: August 4, 1892, letter from Henry W. Oliver to Leonidas Merritt, president of Mt. Iron Company

$100,000 United States Steel Corporation Gold Bond (paid) to Andrew Carnegie

A September 16, 1904, canceled and paid check to Oliver Iron Mining Co. for $835, 892.94.
Dates: 1892-1904; Majority of material found in 1892, 1904

Brainerd-Cuyuna Mining Company records

Identifier: S3658
Abstract The collection contains land leases, land lots and prices marked on township grid maps, description of the Brainerd-Cuyuna Mine and operating expenses.
Dates: 1912-1916

Chicago Ore Company records

Identifier: S2231
Abstract The collection consists of one volume of corporate minutes and two volumes of stock certificates.
Dates: 1906-1913

Congdon Family papers

Identifier: U6192
Scope and Contents This collection is organized into seven series: Photographs: This series contains photographs of the Congdon family, the Glensheen estate, and various employees and friends of the Congdons. Materials date from 1843 - 1983.House Grounds, and Staff: This series contains materials related to the Glensheen house, outbuildings, and grounds, their care and maintenance, and the people employed at the estate. Topics include construction,...
Dates: 1843 - 1993

Erie Mining Company photographs

Identifier: S3704
Abstract The collection consists of 54 photographs. Images include workers, foremen, equipment, different phases of construction and miscellaneous signs at the site.
Dates: 1955-1957

George A. Fay papers

Identifier: S3111
Abstract The collection contains notes, photographs, and news clippings.
Dates: 1867-1929

Federal Writers' Project, Duluth (Minn.) records

Identifier: S3000
Abstract The collection largely consists of typewritten manuscripts and notes collected for use in the state and regional guides. Other records included are correspondence, photos, and reference materials.
Dates: 1935-1942

Charles Foster photograph albums

Identifier: S2449
Abstract The photographs document the utility and power plants of a variety of Duluth, Minnesota and Iron Range (Virginia, Hibbing, Ely) city buildings and schools. Other Minnesota and South Dakota city buildings are also documented.  Some of the photographs are by professional Duluth photographer Hugh McKenzie.
Dates: 1921-1940

General Postcard collection

Identifier: S2282
Abstract All postcards donated to the archives are added to this collection. The cards are arranged by the subjects used in the general historical photograph collection; the subjects are filed alphabetically.
Dates: circa 1900-

E. J. Griese letter

Identifier: S4434
Abstract This letter was written to Ross Campbell, the father of the donor of the letter, to Mr. E. J. (or T.) Griese who was apparently a supervisor in the mining area of Hibbing, Minnesota.
Dates: 1944 December 6

Luther G.  Hendrickson papers

Identifier: S6096
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers related to Hendrickso’s career with U.S. Steel. The documents date from 1933-1980 and include, blueprints, reports, specifications for the expansion of the Minntac plant in Mountain Iron; "Minntac, Report of Minntac Operations Review Committee" 1980, 300 pages, includes statistics on wages, shipping, production, projections, and reserves. Memorandum and reports -- coke, steelmaking, processing techniques, Hibbing Plant, Armco, coal gasification, metal, blast...
Dates: 1933-1980

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

Identifier: S6143
Scope and Contents The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth
Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Rukard Hurd mining appraisal documents

Identifier: S4469
Abstract The collection consists of two carbon copy documents by Rukard Hurd: A Valuation of the Developed Tonnage of the Great Northern Ore Properties as of April 1, 1912 (7 pages); Hurd Appraisal of Iron Ore the Present and Future Value per Ton in the Ground Together with the Present and Future Value per Ton in the Ground of Operating Profit on Leased ore and Ore Value Tables for Various Interest Rates and Ore Exhaustion Periods and Base Unite Price Tables (36 pages, covers approximate dates 1901-1912)
Dates: 1912

Iron Range Schools (Minn.) records

Identifier: S2416
Abstract This collection appears to be papers collected by John Hearding, Sr., and others which contain information on Minnesota Iron Range public schools (buildings). The collection also contains information on public schools in Mt. Iron, Michigan.
Dates: 1909-1922

IRRRB 50th Anniversary video

Identifier: S4519
Abstract The collection consists of one videocassette from the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board (IRRRB) entitled Building a Brighter Future.
Dates: 1991

William G. LaRue letterpress books

Identifier: S3038
Abstract The collection contains 13 letterpress books depicting LaRue's business activities. Included in the books are descriptions and survey of various mining lands, especially in the Minnesota iron range and northern Wisconsin.
Dates: 1889-1916

Leonard Iron Mining Company records

Identifier: S3640
Abstract The collection contains a time book listing the workers, their time, and daily pay.
Dates: circa 1900

Merritt family papers

Identifier: S3120
Abstract 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

Mesaba Iron Company records

Identifier: S2203
Abstract Contains information on the organization of the company, election of officers and directors, stock issues, options and leases on company lands, royalty arrangements, assessments on stocks, taxation on company lands, and the exploration of minerals.
Dates: 1882-1906

Mining Inspection Tour film

Identifier: S3026
Abstract The collection contains one 16mm, black and white, silent film (17 min.) of a 1936 mining inspection trip and tour conducted by U.S. Steel and Ford, Bacon, and Davis, Inc. The tour included Duluth, Minnesota and the surrounding area including the iron range.
Dates: 1936

No Place For A Woman radio broadcast

Identifier: S6081
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a radio program and sidebar topics by producers, researchers, and writers Catherine Winter and Stephanie Hemphill broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio in September 2005. The CD was made and distributed in September 2005 by American Public Media whose documentary unit is American RadioWorks.
Dates: September 2005

A Railroad in Change transcript

Identifier: S2340
Abstract The collection consists of the transcript of a slide lecture, which described the history of the Duluth Missabe & Iron Range Railroad and the predominant role it played in the development of the Vermilion and Mesabi Ranges; the eventual decline of red ores; and the growth of the taconite pellet industry in Minnesota.
Dates: 1979

Railroad Maps and Drawings

Identifier: S3739
Abstract Maps and drawings relating to Duluth & Iron Range Railroad, and Duluth, Missabe & Northern Railroad.
Dates: 1892-1920

Range Conference of Social Workers records

Identifier: S3052
Abstract The collection contains minutes, 1927-1934, and correspondence.
Dates: 1924-1948

Charlemagne Tower letters

Identifier: S3602
Abstract The collection contains one personal letter written by Tower and two letters to Charlemagne Tower from his cousin A. Tower.
Dates: 1883-1890; Majority of material found in 1883, 1890

Charles Trezona family movies

Identifier: S4537
Abstract The collection consists of one videocassette of family movies shot in Houghton, Michigan, and includes Minnesota iron range footage shot by and about the Trezona Family dating between 1925-1929, narrated by Richard J. Trezona.
Dates: 1925-1929

Upper Cuyuna Land Company correspondence.

Identifier: S3659
Abstract The collection contains letters from the company, from J.W. Christy Investments of Minneapolis to Harry Roberts, of Solon Springs, Wisconsin, and to George Cheseborough of Duluth.
Dates: 1912