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Title Steamboat Research Collection
Call Number MSS 16
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1874-1990
Scope & Content This is an artificial collection culled together from different historical resources across Minnesota and North Dakota on the subject of steamboats in the Red River Valley. It contains both Photocopies of primary sources, as well as things like journal articles.
People Alsop, Harry T.
Subjects Steamboats
Location of Originals Harry T. Alsop Papers are held at the North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies
Alsop Brothers Collection is held at the Minnesota Historical Society
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Containers Alsop, Harry T. Papers, 1882, 1919-1948. (Photocopy of Originals Held by NDIRS)
Alsop Brother's Collection (Photocopies from Minnesota Historical Society)
Alsop Brother's Collection (Photocopies from Minnesota Historical Society)
Annual Reports – Chief of Engineers, USA to Secretary of War, 1884, 1888, 1889, 1892
Bell, Captain Edwin - “Early Steamboating on the Minnesota and Red Rivers,” 1905
Bill, Fred A. “Steamboating on the Red River,” 1928
Blakely, Captain Russell - “Opening of the Red River of the North to Commerce,” 1898
Briggs, Harold E. - “Pioneer River Transportation in Dakota”
“Farquar's Report of 1874”, 1874
Gluek, Alvin C. - “The Minnesota Route,” 1956
Heifort, James - “Steamboating on the Red River,” 1960
Herriot, Marion H. - “Steamboat Transportation on the Red River,” 1940
McFadden, Molly - “Steamboating on the Red,” 1952
Mechanics Liens – Alsop Barges, 1884
Newspaper Clippings (Copies), 1882 1 of 2
Newspaper Clippings (Copies), 1882 2 of 2
Painter, Frank – “Romance on the Red,” 1916
Steamboat Photographs, undated
Steamboats Miscellaneous
Wilson, Louden - “Navigation North and West Part 2"
Wisart, Bruce - “Paddle Wheels on the Praries”, 1990
House Executive Document No. 616, 62nd Congress, 2nd Session, 1911-1912. “Examinations of Rivers an