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Orono Library Records

Identifier: HCL 022

Description of Contents

This collection contains building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence, plans, and other administrative records documenting the history of Orono Library from 1921 to 1971. Bulk dates in the 1950s and 1970s.


  • 1921-1971


Access Restrictions

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


Orono Library served the village of Orono, Minnesota. The library was relocated to the Hill School in 1957 and was closed in 1971.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 archival box)

Language of Materials



Building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Orono Library in Orono, Minnesota, from 1921 to 1971. Orono 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Portions of this collection (accession 2018.16) were previously managed by Hennepin County Library Officially Withdrawn, an organization for retired and former staff of Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Library.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.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by KP McClintock, supervised by Jenna Jacobs, from September to December 2018.
Orono Library Records
KP McClintock and Jenna Jacobs
December 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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.