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Catalog Number M-0022
Object Name Manuscript
Collection Gust Carlson Mining Papers
Title Gust Carlson Mining Papers
Year Range from 1905
Year Range to 1989
Scope & Content This collection is comprised of clippings, photographs, ledgers, notebooks, and stock certificates related to both Gust Carlson's mining and exploration companies, as well as general information on mining and on various mines in the Midwest. Collection also includes personal materials, including photogrpahs and photographic negatives of his family and piano sheet music.
Biographical Information Gust Carlson was a Swedish immigrant to Minnesota who began his own exploration and mining companies, Silver Butte Mines Corporation, based in Duluth, Minnesota, and Carlson Exploration Company, based in Hibbing, Minnesota.
People Carlson, Gust.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 3 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Mining Companies (Correspondence; Ledgers and Notebooks)

2. Mining (Clippings; Pamphlets; Photographs; Stock Holdings)

3. Personal Life (Photographs; Photographic Negatives; Photographs (oversize); Sheet Music; "The Swedes in America")
Physical Dimensions 0.50 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Copyrights Copyright for this collection is held by the American Swedish Institute. Staff will provide photocopies of collection materials for personal use at researcher's expense. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials must be secured in writing from the American Swedish Institute.