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Albert C. Loring Diary and Other Material

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: M/A 0029
Description of Contents

The Albert C. Loring Collection consists of one box of materials. This box contains newspaper clippings, two photographs, and a journal from Loring's time at prep school. It also includes some brief items about his third wife Mary Shenehon.

Dates: 1876 - 1932

Clarence Miller Maps of Sumner Glenwood Community

Identifier: M/A 0251
Description of Contents This collection consists of 9 hand-drawn maps of streets in the Sumner Glenwood neighborhood as they existed from 1924-1928. The maps identify streets, railroads, houses, businesses, churches, synagogues, warehouses, bridges, parks and schools. Clarence Miller, the creator of the maps, added notes to each map that provide information about the community, its businesses, and residents. The collection contains a key showing how the individual maps fit together to form one larger map of the...
Dates: 1970s-1980s

Collection on Hubert H. and Muriel Humphrey

Identifier: M/A 0018
Description of Contents

The Hubert H. and Muriel Humphrey Collection consists of three boxes containing a number of materials including: speeches, campaign paraphenalia, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943 - 2002

Collection on John H. Stevens

Identifier: M/A 0295
Description of Contents

The John H. Stevens collection consists of one box of handwritten letters written by Stevens to members of his family, transcriptions of those letters, a transcribed speech delivered by Stevens to the Minneapolis Lyceum about the early history of Hennepin County, clippings containing biographical information, and correspondence between the collection's donor and Minneapolis Public Library Staff.

Dates: 1844 - 1858

Collection on the Sumner Field Housing Project

Identifier: M/A 0233
Description of Contents This collection includes 3 boxes of materials from the Sumner Field Housing Project. Box one consists of scrapbooks of clippings dating from 1936-1939, 2 photo albums, additional photographs, newspaper clippings, and material on the Heritage Park Development that replaced Sumner Field Homes. Box two includes the copper cornerstone box that was opened the summer of 1998 when a new housing development was to begin on the land that was occupied by the Sumner Field Homes. Box 3 includes the...
Dates: 1924 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1939

Dorothy Burke Collection on Minneapolis Newspaper History

Identifier: M/A 0011
Description of Contents One box. The collection contains 23 folders of material concerning Minneapolis's newspaper industry. Particular areas of focus are Minneapolis newspapers, Minneapolis newspeople, the area of Downtown Minneapolis on 4th Street formerly known as Printer's Row, hotels and other major buildings in Downtown Minneapolis, and several other related areas of interest. There are also several hundred printed catalog cards on the same topics.There are also a variety of loose programs,...
Dates: 1870 - 1991

Ezra Pabody Diaries

Identifier: M/A 0049
Description of Contents

1 Box with 7 diaries, description by Martha Bray of highlights of the diaries, a release written when the collection was digitized by the Minnesota Digital Library.

Dates: 1882 - 1890

Harold W. Mattke Diaries

Identifier: M/A 0240
Description of Contents The collection consists of six boxes containing a set of diaries written by Harold Mattke. The diaries consist of handwritten daily entries detailing his daily life and activities, the weather and events in the news. Earlier entries are only several sentences in length while later entries are a very full written page.Some years are missing but the diaries available cover 1940-1942, 1954, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970-1975, 1978-1987, 1989-2000, 2002-2005. The vast majority of the...
Dates: 1940 - 2005

Historical Research, Inc. Papers on the Federal Reserve Bank Site Selection

Identifier: M/A 0221
Description of Contents This collection is the research of the company, Historical Research, Inc. It contains articles, documentation, maps, National Register Nomination forms, timelines, and evaluations of buildings and sites. It includes in-depth historical reviews of the sites and businesses over the course of the history of Minneapolis. Also included are photographs and photocopies of photographs of the various sites and buildings. The materials in this collection are a result of the search by the Federal...
Dates: 1990 - 1994

Historical Research Inc. Records

Identifier: M/A 0235
Description of Contents This collection includes materials covering the subjects of Cedar Riverside, neighborhoods and general walking tours, Lake Harriet, Minnesota Fairs including King’s Fair, William S. King, Minneapolis National Register Historic Properties (NRHP) nominations, St. Anthony Falls, River Place, Security Deere, Minneapolis maps, Preservation Matters, Lindsay Warehouse, Freight Station, etc., Minneapolis movie theaters, South Ninth Street Historic District National...
Dates: 1979 - 1994

Jean Ward Collection on the Lake Harriet School

Identifier: M/A 0239
Description of Contents

Types of material in collection include correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, studies, statistics, and reports prepared by the activists organizations, School Board, City Planning, Jean Ward and others. Includes floor plans for the building in 1956 and revisions for the community center design.

Dates: 1970 - 1982

Jeanette May Papers

Identifier: M/A 0257
Description of Contents This collection documents Jeanette May and her community activism through meeting minutes, proposals, by-laws, correspondence, brochures, government documents, memos, etc. associated with the following organizations:St. Anthony East Neighborhood Association (SAENA) Project NEAT Northeast Community Organization (NECO) Project Area Committee (PAC) Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) I-335 Concerned Citizens Committee (I-335 CCC) Alternate to I-355 Land Use...
Dates: 1965 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

John H. Mitchell, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M/A 0031
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two boxes containing various clippings, correspondence, memoribilia and ephemera related to Mitchell's family and personal life, his advertising agency and the Minneapolis Advertising Club and his work with the Boy Scouts of America. The collection also includes various photographs of Minneapolis and Southern Minnesota taken during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1890s-1940s

Linden Hills Library Records

Identifier: HCL 049

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Linden Hills Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1911 to 2008. Linden Hills Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008. Linden Hills Library is now part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1912-2008

Linden Hills Neighborhood Council Records

Identifier: M/A 0269
Description of Contents The collection consists of 7 boxes containing a variety of materials related to the operation of the Linden Hills Neighborhood Council (LHiNC). The materials include: Box 1: Bank, financial, and tax information (1979-1997), Box 2: Bank, financial, and tax information (1985-2000), Box 3: NRP project files for Phase I planning, photos and newspaper clippings (1994-2004), Box 4: NRP Steering Committee, Task Forces, and Planning notes (1994-2004), Box 5: LHiNC meeting minutes and agendas...
Dates: 1979 - 2004

Linden Hills Neighborhood History Projects Collection

Identifier: M/A 0228
Description of Contents The collection consists of ten boxes. The boxes contain an extensive amount of research, grant information, newspaper articles, photos, brochures, etc. All materials are on the Linden Hills neighborhood and are related to the extensive research, planning, and initiation of the Linden Hills history exhibit and the book Down at the Lake. Boxes 1-3, and box 6 are mostly research materials of houses, residents, clubs, politics, events, architecture, schools, and so on of the Linden Hills...
Dates: 1993 - 2001

Louise Chapman Papers

Identifier: M/A 0261
Description of Contents

Collection includes one flat box and one large bound book. The box contains personal correspondence relating to her 1935 Minneapolis Tribune newspaper article series, "The First Fifty Years of Music in Minneapolis." The book consists of bound final copies of her six-part newspaper series.

Dates: 1934 - 1940

Marcella Cram Papers

Identifier: M/A 0092
Description of Contents The scrapbook includes clippings, cards, postcards, memorabilia from North High School years, the University of Minnesota, and religious functions and activities. Also includes correspondence dating from 1961. Photos (1950s) include pictures of (perhaps) Leo and Yetta Cram, a car, Girl Scout troupe, possibly mothers of the Girl Scout troop. The photo of the Cadillac Coup Deville car has a story-it was won by Marcella’s father in a contest that sponsored by Gem Razor. Some of the loose...
Dates: 1953 - 1961

Neighborhood Revitalization Program Records

Identifier: M/A 0268
Description of Contents Collection consists of five separate series:1. Director's Files: Contains the files of the NRP Program Director and the Administrative Assistant to the Director.2. Planning, Evaluations and Audits: Early planning and state audits.3. NRP Policy Board Meetings: Contains meeting minutes, agendas and supporting documents related to the meetings of the Policy Board for the Minneapolis Neighborhood Revitalization Program from 1990 through 2011.4....
Dates: 1990 - 2012

NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center Records

Identifier: M/A 0217
Description of Contents The collection contains administrative and organizational records of NorthPoint Health and Wellness Center and its predecessor Pilot City Regional Center. Materials include meeting minutes, subject files, administrative files, newsletters and publications, newspaper clippings, financial and grant files, building plans, photographs, and films. The bulk of the materials document the creation and early administration of Pilot City from 1967 through the 1970s. Detailed comprehensive health...
Dates: 1967-2010s

Ruth Thompson Minnesota Memories Newspaper Columns

Identifier: M/A 0044
Description of Contents

Collection consists of two boxes of Ms. Thompson's column, "Minnesota Memories" that was published in Minneapolis Tribune from 1945-1950. The columns are organized in in chronological order in one box and parially indexed. The second box contains a scrapbook of the column.

Dates: 1945 - 1950

Walter E. Larson Scrapbook on the 13th Avenue State Bank

Identifier: M/A 0253

This collection contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings compiled by Walter Larson at the time of the 13th Avenue State Bank of Minneapolis grand opening in 1948 and a folder containing bank advertisements and form letters. The bank later became Northeast Bank.

Dates: 1947 - 1949

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