James Taylor Dunn and family papers, 1813-2000 (bulk 1860-2000).


James Taylor Dunn and family papers, 1813-2000 (bulk 1860-2000).

Correspondence, genealogical data, family histories, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, art works, wills, and other materials relating to librarian and local historian (Marine-on-St. Croix, Minn.) James Taylor Dunn, his family, and the following collateral families: Curran, Garrett, Grigg, Hall, Langford, Monfort, Sweeting, Taylor, and Bach. Members of the Dunn, Monfort, Langford, and Taylor families emigrated to Minnesota from New York State and Pennsylvania in the 1850s and 1860s. The collection contains a wealth of information on the activities of upper middle class, well-educated, well-traveled families, articulate in describing their lives and activities, and aware of family history and background.

39.0 cu. ft. (37 boxes and 1 folder).



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Minnesota Historical Society

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Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972

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Ezra Pound was an expatriate American poet and critic, a major figure in the early modernist poetry movement, and a fascist collaborator in Italy during World War II. His works include Ripostes (1912), Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920), and his 800-page epic poem, The Cantos (c. 1917–1962). Pound's contribution to poetry began in the early 20th century with his role in developing Imagism, a movement stressing precision and economy of language. Working in London as foreign editor of several American l...

Dunn, John W. G. (John Warner Grigg), 1869-1941

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Fisherman, photographer, and naturalist, of Philadelphia, Pa. From the description of John W.G. Dunn photographs and diaries, ca. 1885-1904. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978277 ...

Milford Academy (Milford, Conn.)

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Biegler, C. A.

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Taylor, James W. (James Wickes), 1819-1893

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U.S. Treasury agent (1859-1869) and U.S. Consul to Winnipeg (1870-1893). From the description of Papers, 1846, 1851-1893. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 17842806 Attorney; author. From the description of Papers, 1849; 1862-1870. (State Historical Society of North Dakota State Archives). WorldCat record id: 17998655 James Wickes Taylor, consular officer, author and journalist, was born in Starkey, New York. He graduated from Hamilton ...

Marine Cornet Band.

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Garrett family.

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Draper, Nelson Cutler, 1835-1883.

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Gaskill, James R. M.

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Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y.). Emerson Literary Society

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Henry Miller Literary Society (Minneapolis, Minn.).

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Langford family.

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Dunn family.

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Rydquist, Ludwig.

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Wickman, Bertram.

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Monfort family.

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940

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F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....

Dunn, J. W. G. (John Warner Grigg), 1903-1975

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Hall family.

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Lindquist, C. G.

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Adams, Samuel Hopkins, 1871-1958

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Author and journalist. Adams was an important member of the staffs of McClure's and Colliers magazines during the muckraking days. He was active in exposing medical frauds and instrumental in bringing about the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906). Adams used fictional settings in a long series of novels dealing with the American background and exploring issues such as dishonest journalism (The Clarion, 1914) and the Harding Administration scandals (Revelry, 1926). He also wrote the Average Jones stori...

Elwell, Tallmadge, 1828-1903.

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Northern States Power Company (Minnesota)

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Northern States Power Company (Minnesota) (NSP) was a Minneapolis-based, publicly held energy company. (After about 2000 it was known as Xcel Energy.) It generated, transmitted, and distributed electrical power and natural gas to customers in Minnesota and in North and South Dakota. A related company, Northern States Power Company (Wisconsin), served customers in Wisconsin and in Upper Peninsula Michigan. Northern States Power Company had its beginnings as the Washington County Ligh...

Dunn, Alice Monfort, 1872-1954

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Research Foundation for World Peace Through Tourism (Saint Paul, Minn.)

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Curran family.

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Grigg, John, 1792-1864

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Saint Paul Gallery and School of Art

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Taylor, Elizabeth, 1856-1932

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Zeppelin family.

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Schubert Club (Saint Paul, Minn.)

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Grigg family.

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Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1809-1894

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German author of Der Struwwelpeter. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Frankfurt, to Johann Proelsz of the Frankfurter Zeitung, 1883 Oct. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871024 From the description of Autograph manuscript signed of a six-line poem : [n.p.], 1894 May 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871022 ...

Dunn, James Taylor

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James Taylor Dunn was born in St. Paul in 1912, the third and youngest son of Alice Monfort and John Warner Grigg Dunn. He attended Saint Paul Academy from 1921 to 1930 and graduated from the Milford School (Milford, Conn.) in 1932. He pursued his college education at Hamilton College (Clinton, N.Y., 1932-1936). In 1936, Dunn and his two brothers started Globe, a magazine devoted to "travel, romance, adventure, and world interest." Despite contributions from such well-kn...

Sweeting family.

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Dunn, Montfort.

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Taylor family.

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