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Countryman, Gratia A. (Gratia Alta)



  • Existence: 1866 - 1953

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on the Minneapolis Council for Adult Education

Identifier: M/A 0212
Description of Contents Two boxes. The collection includes constitution and by-laws, annual conference programs and summaries, correspondence, some financial information, meeting minutes, reports of special committees (e.g. in investigate standards for graduation from night schools), surveys, treasurer's reports. Materials are from 1930, 1934, 1937, 1939, 1941-1942. (In the 1930s the organization was headquartered in the Minneapolis Public Library and Gratia Countryman was an active member.) Also includes materials...
Dates: 1925 - 1945

Gratia Alta Countryman Papers

Identifier: M/A 0038
Description of Contents Ten boxes of materials from 1836-2006, pertaining to the life and work of Gratia Alta Countryman. Included in the collection are four boxes of personal and professional correspondence from 1876-1997. Two boxes of speeches and other writings related to the library profession and the Minneapolis Public Library from 1904-1948, as well as clippings from 1888-2006. One box of photographs, a drawing book, an autograph book, and a Countryman family photograph album. Also in the collection is a...
Dates: 1836 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1925

Irene Melgaard Hauser Papers on the WPA Minneapolis Newspaper Indexing Project

Identifier: M/A 0245
Description of Contents One box. Types of materials: booklets, notes, clippings, other materials. Minneapolis Newspaper Indexing Project: Manual of Instruction compiled by Irene M. Hauser and Robert A. Elftman. Form of the index is 3 x 5 standard catalog cards filed by subject, brief description of article, length of article, etc. Indexes political news, editorials, sports, crimes, accidents, obituaries, labor activities, churches, farmer’s institutes, personal etc of any town in...
Dates: 1938 - 1943

Letters, 1924-28

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains facsimiles of 21 letters, most of them typewritten.

Dates: 1924-28

Additional filters:

Collection 3
Archival Object 1
Adult education -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 1
Indexers 1
Library administrators -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 1
Newspapers -- Indexes. 1
Public librarians -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 1