Joseph Zalusky Papers
Description of Contents
The collection consists of two processed boxes of photographs, one box of biographical information and newspaper clippings, and a variety of unprocessed materials. Unprocessed materials include publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials created or compiled by Zalusky and his daughter, Ruth Thorstenson.
- mid 1800s-mid 1900s
The physical collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours. Photographs from this collection are available in the Joseph Zalusky Collection in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections.
Joseph W. Zalusky served for nearly 25 years in the Minneapolis City Planning Department. Upon retirement in 1946, Zalusky became executive secretary of the Hennepin County Historical Society (now Hennepin History Museum). He continued to work with the society until his death on November 7, 1970 at age 89.
5 boxes (3 processed boxes; several unprocessed boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection was donated by Joe and Mick Thorstenson, grandsons of Joseph Zalusky, in July 1997 as accession 1998.44. Collection materials were occasionally marked with an earlier accession number, 1997.02.01.
This photographs in this collection were processed by Edward Hathaway, with additions made from Special Collections' uncataloged photographs in September 2018.
- Joseph Zalusky Papers
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.