Joseph Bell DeRemer Papers, 1887-1986
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Brief Description: The Joseph Bell DeRemer Papers are from 1887 to 1986, although the bulk of the materials are from 1887 to 1942. The collection includes biographical information, architectural blueprints and drawings, newspaper clippings, and photographs. In addition, there are DeRemer's architectural tools, his tophat, and other artifacts. Various plans from Samuel T. DeRemer and his architectural firm of DeRemer, Harrie, and Kennedy Architects are included as well.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/744
Created by: DeRemer, Joseph Bell (1871-1944), DeRemer, Samuel Teel (1894-1967)
Volume: 13.5 Linear Feet
Acquired: 03/11/1982.

Additional materials were donated by:

Joe B. DeRemer, East Grand Forks, Minnesota, March 25, 1982 (82-967)

Margery McCanna, McCanna, North Dakota, May 29, 1990 (90-1703)

William Harrie, Grand Forks, July 13, 1990 (90-1713) and February 6, 1992 (92-1809)

The Book Fair, Grand Forks (via Al and Alice Thureen, East Grand Forks), September 15, 1999 (99-2401) and October 3, 2000 (2001-2508)

Lee Furman, Grand Forks, June 6, 2000 (2000-2442)

Royce Yeater, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Chicago, IL, May 30, 2002 (2005-2782)

Sandy Slater, Grand Forks, June 2007 (2011-3145)

Mount St. Benedict Academy, Crookston, MN, June 2023 (2023-3481)

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Architecture and Historic Preservation
Grand Forks
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Stanley Johnson, UND Art Department  Donation; 82-964
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Joseph Bell DeRemer Papers. OGLMC 744, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in July 2015.