COLLECTION INFORMATION FORM


PRELIM 1. Catalog No. S3759

___X__FINAL 2. Accession No. 4480


NORTHEAST MINNESOTA HISTORICAL CENTER COLLECTIONS


3. COLLECTION TITLE: Duluth Ski Club Records.

and

INCLUSIVE DATES: 1908-1985.


4. DONOR (name & address): Mrs. John Nordale, 2204 Mapleview Avenue; St. Paul, MN


5. Date Received: July 1, 1981


6. Restrictions: none


7. No. of Boxes: 3


8. No. of Vol. (in boxes):


9. Linear Inches or Feet: 1.5 ft


10. No. of Vol. (outside boxes):


11. Number of Items (Small Collection):


12. Donor Agreement Form Signed (date): July 1, 1981



ABSTRACT SUMMARY OF COLLECTION

The Duluth Ski Club was organized in the fall of 1905. The club has played an important role in the development of the sport of skiing throughout the entire midwest and has contributed to a high degree in the building of both the National Ski Association and the Central United Ski Association.


The records contain the club minutes, financial reports, constitution and bylaws, correspondence, and other printed matter pertaining to specific events and tournaments. Also included are a large number of photographs and negatives of the jumpers, ski events, spectators, and other events.


Box Folder Description

1 1 Minutes, Nov. 1923--Dec. 1930.

2 Minutes, Jan. 1931--Dec. 1936.

3 Minutes, Jan. 1937--Dec. 1939.

4 Minutes, Jan. 1940--Dec. 1942.

5 Jan. 1943--Mar. 1948.

6 Annual Ticket Sales Letter, 1926/1927, 1945

7 Constitution & Bylaws, Articles of Incorporation, 1908.

8 Correspondence, 1935-1942.

9 Duluth 1942 National Tournament, Correspondence.

10 Duluth 1942 National Tournament Promotional

11 Duluth 1942 National Tournament Program.

12 Duluth Ski Invitations, 1942.

13 Duluth Tournament, Letters of Complaint, Feb. 1926

14 Financial Records, 1932, 1938.

15 Financial Records, 1930.

16 Financial Records, 1929.

17 Financial Records, 1928.

18 Financial Records, 1927.

19 Financial Records, 1926.

20 History.

21 Map Showing Parking Grounds at Fond du Lac, n.d.

22 Medals and Buttons

23 Miscellaneous

24 National Ski Tournament Entries, 1926, 1928, 1930, n.d.

25 Parent's Releases, n.d.

26 Photographs. (misc.)

27 Publicity

28 Souvenier Booklet, 1980, 1983, 1985.

29 Souvenier Program, Ski Jumping Tournament, 63rd Annual Invitational, Feb. 1968.

30 Steel Slide, 1925-1927.

31 Steel Slide Remodeling, Chester Park, 1942

32 Tournament Results, Redwing, MN 1928, 1936 & Duluth, MN 1937, 1938.

33 Photographs with corresponding negatives:

1) 3 Olympic Skiers, USA Team, n.d.

2) Woman Skater posed on ice in skating dress, n.d.

3) 6 men riders, Olympic emblem, white jackets, n.d.

4) USA Ski Team, n.d.

5) Construction of Wooden Ski Jump, n.d.

6) Duplicates of #5

7) Ski Jumper in flight, n.d.

8) Construction of wooden ski jump, n.d.

9) R. Lymburne making 269 ft. Revelstoke, 1932.

10) George Kotlarek n.d.

11) George Kotlarek standing in DSC uniform, n.d.

34 Photographs without negatives:

1) Ashland Hiking Girls 1928.

2) Spectators, n.d.

3) Carl Hosltrom. Bear Mt. Sports Association.

4) Wooden ski jump, n.d. (6)

5) Spectators (5) Hugh Mckenzie Prints

35 Photos and negatives of unidentified/individual jumpers

2 1 Photographs with corresponding negatives:

Ski Hills Branch Clubs

Steel slide

Ski Jumping, Riders in the Air.

Tobogganing

Ski Officials

Cross Country Skiing

Chester Bowl

Olympics

Tennis

Mascots

Riders, Single, Local

Riders, Single, Out of town

Riders, groups

Crowds, Ski fans

Ski Hills out of town

2 Photograph without negatives: same list as #1.

3 1 Scrapbook, Dec. 1935--Mar. 1936.

3 2 Scrapbook, Dec. 1935--Feb. 1937.

3 3 Scrapbook, Nov. 1939-Mar. 1940.



S3759 Duluth Ski Club. Records.


ADMINISTRATIVE


Box 1 Folder 1 Minutes, Nov. 1923 - Dec. 1930

2 Minutes, Jan. 1931 - Dec. 1936

3 Minutes, Jan. 1937 - Dec. 1939

4 Minutes, Jan. 1940 - Dec. 1942

5 Minutes, Jan. 1943 - Mar. 1948

6 Annual Ticket Sales Letter 1926 - 1927 Season, 1945

7 Constitution & Bylaws, Articles of Incor. 1908

8 Correspondence, 1925 -1942

11 Correspondence, Duluth, 1926 tournament, letters of complaint

10 Correspondence, Duluth, National, 1942

11 Correspondence, other clubs, 1942

12 History

13-18 Financial, 1926-1930

19 Map showing parking grounds at Fond du Lac, n.d.

20 Newsletter

21 Olympic tryouts, 1927, 1963

22 Parents' releases, n.d.

23 Publicity, press releases, 1942, n.d.

24 Steel slide, 1925-27, 1942


SKI PROGRAM/TOURNAMENTS


Box 1 25 Biographical information

26 Buttons, medals

27 Central U.S. champions, 1936-1961

28 Duluth annual invitational jumping tournament, 1935-1965

29 Duluth annual invitational jumping tournament, 1967-1973

30 Duluth annual invitational jumping tournament, 1974-77, 1980, 1983,

1985

31 Duluth annual invitational jumping tournament, 1986, 1988-91

32 Duluth city ski jumping championship,

1956-77

33 Duluth invitational junion skiing champioinships, 1975, 1976

Duluth Lions' Club 4th Annual Nordic,1973

34 National ski tournamententries, 1926, 1928, 1930, n.d.

35 National tournaments, 1915-1947

36 National tournaments, 1950-1954

37 Tournament results, Redwing, MN, 1928, 1936, Duluth, 1937, 1938


PHOTOGRAPHS


Box 2 Folder 1 Photographs without corresponding

negatives-110-255

2 Negatives without corresponding print

Box 5 Folder 1-3 Photographs

4 Photograph album, Chester Park, 1924,25

5 Photograph album, National Ski Tournament

Feb. 13,14, 1926, n.d.,Duluth,identified

6 Photographs

7 American Ski Annual 1944, 45, 49, 54

8 Canadian Skiing 1931,

Canadian Ski yearbook 1935-36, 1938-39

9 National Ski Association 1905-1964

10 National Ski Association SkiSport 1923-25

11 Regulations of F.I.S. Governing Interna-

tional Competitions on Ski 1929, 1934

12 Ski Life Magazine, 7th Olympics, 1960

Lake Placid Club 25th Anniversary, 1929


SERIALS (chronological)


Box 4 Newspapers

National Skiing (Denver, Co.)

1954 v.6 no. 9,10 March 1, 15

v.7 no. 1-4 Nov.1,15, Dec. 1,15,

1955 v.7.no. 5-8 Jan.1,15, Feb. 1,15

v.8 no. 1 Nov. 1

Duluth News Tribune Feb. 8, 15, 1942

Rocky Mt. Skiing (Denver, Co.)

1950 v.2 no. 9-11 March 1-April 1

Central Ski Sport (New London, WI)

1935 v.1 no. 1 Dec. 17

1941 v.7 no. 2 Nov. 25

1942 v.7 no. 15 March 10

Ski Sport Central U.S. Ski Assoc.(New

London, WI)

1946 v.11 no.5, 7-9 Jan 1-Feb. 26

1950 v.15 no.11-13 Feb.21-March 14

1954 v.20 no.2 Dec.14

1955 v.20 no.3,4 Jan.18, Feb. 1

Midwest Skier (Corunna, MI)

1956 v.1 no.25 Feb. 15