Sheridan Library Records
Description of Contents
This collection contains fact sheets, brochures, building information, contracts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, plans, maps, and other administrative records documenting the history of Sheridan Library from 1932 to 1957.
- 1932 - 1957
- Hennepin County Library (Organization)
- Minneapolis Public Library (Organization)
The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.
Sheridan Library opened as a junior high school branch in the new Sheridan Junior High School (1201 University Ave. NE) in fall 1932. The library became a full Minneapolis Public Library branch in 1942. It continued to serve students and the broader community. The library closed in 1957 in advance of the opening of Pierre Bottineau Library.
0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Language of Materials
Fact sheets, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Sheridan Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1932 to 1957. Sheridan Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.
Materials from before 2008 were included in the Minneapolis Public Library archives (accession 2019.25).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection contains materials transferred to the archives by Hennepin County Library administration in 2017 accession 2019.25.
This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in July 2021.
- Branch libraries -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis Subject Source: Local sources
- Hennepin County Library Institutional Archive Collections Subject Source: Local sources
- Libraries -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Minneapolis Public Library. Sheridan Library
- Public libraries -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Sheridan Neighborhood (Minneapolis, Minn.) Subject Source: Local sources
- Sheridan Library Records
- Jenna Jacobs
- July 2021
- 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.