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Title James Fay Collection
Call Number MSS 221
Extent 7 boxes
Dates of Creation 1949-1968
Creator James Fay
Scope & Content This collection contains sixteen scrapbooks of James Fay’s Columns with the Fargo Forum from 1949-1957. Also in the collection are letters and postcards sent to Mr. Fay as well as newspaper clippings, documents and photographs that were part of his personal collection.

Admin/Biographical History James Fay, born in 1883, was a life long resident of Moorhead and a longtime columnist for the Moorhead Daily News. His column Reminiscing with Jim chronicled the history of the Fargo - Moorhead Area by writing about events that took place 10, 20, 30 and 40 years ago. He covered a wide range of topics from wedding anniversaries to criminal trials. He was able to provide first hand memories for many of the topics he covered.

Subjects Newspapers
Columns
History
Historians
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
Archival History James Fay
Containers James Fay Scrapbook Jan.-May 1949
James Fay Scrapbook May- Aug. 1949
James Fay Scrapbook Aug.- Dec. 1949
James Fay Scrapbook Dec. 1949-June 1950
James Fay Scrapbook Dec. 1949-June 1950: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook June 1950- Nov. 1950
James Fay Scrapbook June 1950-Nov. 1950: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1950- July 1951
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1950- July 1951: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook July 1951- Feb. 1952
James Fay Scrapbook July 1951-Feb. 1952: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Feb. 1952- July 1952
James Fay Scrapbook Feb.1952-July 1952: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook July 1952- April 1953
James Fay Scrapbook July 1952-April 1953: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook April 1953- Nov. 1953
James Fay Scrapbook April 1953- Nov. 1953: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook April 1953- Nov. 1953: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1953- May 1954
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1953-May 1954: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook May 1954- Feb. 1955
James Fay Scrapbook May 1954- Feb. 1955: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Feb. 1955- Nov. 1955
James Fay Scrapbook Feb. 1955 - Nov. 1955:Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1955- Sept. 1956
James Fay Scrapbook Nov. 1955- Sept. 1956: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Sept. 1956- Feb. 1957
James Fay Scrapbook Sept. 1956- Feb. 1957: Misc. Items
James Fay Scrapbook Feb. 1957- Nov. 1957
James Fay Scrapbook Feb. 1957- Nov. 1957: Misc. Items
Photographs I
Photographs II
Photographs III ( empty)
Misc. James Fay Notes
James Fay Letters and Invitations
Reminiscence by James Fay, Aug. 2, 1968
Letters to James Fay
Poem “ TRIBUTE TO A BLOOD DONOR” Sister M. Pius, O.S.B.