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George H. Walsh Papers, 1910-2011

Collection Overview

Title: George H. Walsh Papers, 1910-2011

ID: OGLMC/737

Creator: Walsh, Laura Jane Griggs

Extent: 2.0 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 00/00/1981

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

Assorted materials about George H. Walsh and the Walsh family. Walsh was instrumental in having the University of North Dakota located in Grand Forks.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The George H. Walsh Papers include newspaper clippings and a twelve page typescript on the history of the Walsh family by Laura Jane Griggs Walsh.  The collection also contains reproductions of old photographs of members of the Walsh family and of the Stuart Walsh farm near Grand Forks and the Paul Klimpel farm near Minot. Lastly, there are speeches and related materials from the dedication of a bust of George H. Walsh on the campus of the University of North Dakota in August 2011.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional material was donated by: Leah Byzewki, Grand Forks County Historical Society, on April 17, 2007 (2007-2899); Dr. Robert Boyd and Dr. Gordon Iseminger, University of North Dakota, on August 3, 2011 (2011-3120); and Duane Walsh, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on September 23, 2011 (2011-3125)

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Donation

Acquisition Method: Transfer from the North Dakota Biographical File; 81-949

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). George H. Walsh Papers. OGLMC 737. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Amber Bouret, Special Collections Student Assistant, in October 2012.


Box and Folder Listing

Folder 1: Dedication of George Walsh bust on the UND campus, 2011Add to your cart.
Item 1: Flyer, August 3, 2011Add to your cart.
Flyer/invitation to the dedication ceremony
Item 2: Program, August 3, 2011Add to your cart.
Item 3: Speech by Dr. Gordon L. Iseminger, August 3, 2011Add to your cart.
Item 4: Speech by Dr. Robert H. Boyd, August 3, 2011Add to your cart.
Folder 2: "Story of the Walsh Family", undatedAdd to your cart.
Story by Laura Griggs Walsh to Mrs. John Mahon about how the Walsh family influenced some of our state institutions.
Folder 3: Newspaper clippings, 1931-1958Add to your cart.
Newspaper clippings about George Walsh
Folder 4: Photographs, 1910-1959Add to your cart.
Photograph 1: Laura Griggs Walsh (wife of George H. Walsh and sister of Alexander Griggs), undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 2: exterior view of Barlow House - residence of Stuart and Elizabeth Walsh, undatedAdd to your cart.
from left: Elizabeth Barlow Walsh, unidentified, unidentified, Grandpa Barlow, Malley Barlow, Stuart Walsh
Photograph 3: Stuart Walsh, undatedAdd to your cart.
Close-up view of Walsh from photograph 737-2
Photograph 4: Falconer Township Board, April 1911Add to your cart.
from left: Gus Barlow, John F. Freeman, Stuart Walsh, George Brunday, and Robert Green
Photograph 5: E.J. Densmore, J.M. Bear, and Stuart Walsh in horse-drawn wagon, 1917Add to your cart.
Photograph 6: Horses and riders, June 1925Add to your cart.
Photograph 7: George, Stuart, and Donald Walsh, 1917Add to your cart.
Photograph 8: Family reunion (with Nuss and Barlow families), 4 July 1915Add to your cart.
Photograph 9: Tom, Donald, and George Walsh with pigs, 1919Add to your cart.
Photograph 10: Barlow House - residence of Stuart and Elizabeth Walsh, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 11: One image of men and another of women getting ready to play baseball, June 1913Add to your cart.
Photograph 12: George H. Walsh grandsons (Stew, Charlie, Donald, Tom, and George), ca. 1920Add to your cart.
Photograph 13: North Dakota State Mill and Elevator - transporting flour (driver unknown, rider Donald E. Walsh), ca. 1933-1935Add to your cart.
Photograph 14: Jacoby's Restaurant - Gordon and Jeff Jacoby with Dad (Cliff) on bun sign, April 1952Add to your cart.
Photograph and layout by Duane P. Walsh
Photograph 15: Minot, North Dakota - harvesting grain, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 16: Separate images of Mrs. George Walsh (Laura Jane Griggs) and George H. Walsh later in life, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 17: Harvesting grain at Stuart Walsh farm near Grand Forks, 1917Add to your cart.
Photograph 18: Threshing at the Stuart Walsh farm, 1917Add to your cart.
Photograph 19: Three images of Grand Forks Dam area, 1913Add to your cart.
Photograph 20: Threshing at Klimpel farm near Minot, ca. 1920Add to your cart.
Photograph 21: Plowing field at Klimpel farm near Minot, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 22: Harvesting grain at Klimpel farm near Minot, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 23: Threshing at Paul Klimpel farm near Minot, 1910Add to your cart.
Photograph 24: Threshing at Paul Klimpel farm near Minot, 1910Add to your cart.
Photograph 25: Threshing at Paul Klimpel farm near Minot, 1939Add to your cart.
Photograph 26: Grazing cattle at Klimpel farm near Minot, 1959Add to your cart.
Photograph by Duane P. Walsh
Photograph 27: Threshing equipment, 1910Add to your cart.