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Glen Lake Library Records

Identifier: HCL 013

Description of Contents

This collection contains building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other administrative records documenting the history of Glen Lake Library from 1931 to 1972. This collection also contains materials from the Glen Lake Sanitorium Library.


  • Creation: 1931 - 1973



The collection is available for use in Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library during the department's open hours.


The Glen Lake branch was located in the Glen Lake School building and served the general public of the Glen Lake area. Glen Lake Libary operated a bookmobile which would often park in the Glen Lake Shopping Center. The libary began operation in the 1925 and closed in 1972.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 archival box)

Language of Materials



Fact sheets, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Glen Lake Library in Minnetonka, Minnesota, from 1931 to 1972. Glen Lake Library was part of the Hennepin County Library.

Custodial History

Portions of this collection (accession 2018.16) were previously managed by Hennepin County Library Officially Withdrawn, an organization for retired and former staff of Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection contains materials transferred to the archives by Hennepin County Library administration in 2017 as accession 2018.38 and in 2018 as accession 2018.16.

Related Materials in Hennepin County Library Special Collections

This is one of many collections documenting Hennepin County Library locations. For photographs, see HCL 002 Hennepin County Library Photographs. See later Hopkins and Minnetonka libraries.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by KP McClintock, supervised by Jenna Jacobs, from September to December 2018.

Glen Lake Library Records
KP McClintock and Jenna Jacobs
December 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.