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13th Minnesota Infantry Regiment Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0131
Description of Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing ribbons, buttons, and a copy of the program from the reception held welcoming the regiment home after serving in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The reception was held on October 12, 1899 at the Minnesota State Capital in Saint Paul and was attended by thousands of people including the President of the United States, William McKinley, and his cabinet.

Dates: 1899-10-12

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

Alfred M. Shuey Scrapbooks and Music

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0058
Description of Contents

Collection includes two scrapbooks containing clippings and programs from many Minneapolis and St. Paul musical events. Scrapbook I contains 1868-1881 and Scrapbook II covers 1891-1897. Also includes some newspaper clippings including obituary and a program from a dinner honoring Captain Shuey in November 1927.

Dates: 1868 - 1927

Alice Berg Johnson Lutheran Deaconess Nursing School Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0371
Description of Contents

Black and white print photographs, nursing certificates, and 1930 graduation program documenting Alice Berg's time as a nursing student at Lutheran Deaconess Hospital and subsequent nursing career. Photographs show students and hospital exterior.

Dates: 1930 - 1946

All About Kids! Video Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 078
Description of Contents

U-matic tapes and digital copies of 220 All About Kids! television episodes created from 1988 to 1995 (episodes 1-220). Each recording includes an introduction by host, Gretchen Wronka, and an interview with guests addressing topics related to children and child welfare. Frequent topics include books, educational curricula, government services, and local resources.

Dates: 1988 - 1995

American Association of University Women: Minneapolis Branch, Pen Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0156
Description of Contents

One box of material from 1949 to 1973. Included are history, membership lists, programs for meetings and spring events, and secretaries’ books. The secretaries’ books include members who attended, what manuscripts were read, and summaries of discussions.

Dates: 1949 - 1973

Amphictyons Programs

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0158
Description of Contents

This collection consists of yearbooks and directories from 1908-1928. The directories are handwritten or typed and include officers, committees, meetings and topics for each month, bibliography, and member’s names and addresses.

Dates: 1908 - 1928

Andreas Ruud Larsen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0025
Description of Contents

The collection consists of four boxes and a map drawer. Box 1 contains biographical information and documents about the stained glass windows as well as the use of the sketches in an exhibit in 2000. Box 2 and 3 contain sketches of stained glass windows. Box 4 contains small pieces of stained glass. The map drawer contains oversized sketches of stained glass windows.

Dates: 1910 - 2000

Ann Friedman Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0260
Description of Contents

The collection consists of one scrapbook with material dating 1917-1924.

Dates: 1917 - 1924

Anna Whitcomb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0065
Description of Contents

One box of 11 folders and 1 scrapbook. Poems, snapshots, travel diary of trip to Alaska in 1936.

Dates: 1929 - 1980

Arnold D. Roth Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0349
Description of Contents

The collection consists of prints, acetate negatives, and glass-plate negatives of photographs taken by Arnold D. Roth in Minneapolis during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Principal subjects include downtown street scences and businesses, houses, and Minnehaha Falls.

Dates: Late 1800s-1930s

Arvonne Fraser Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 052
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Arvonne Fraser Library (known as Southeast Library until 2020) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1962 to 2018. Southeast Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008. Arvonne Fraser Library is now part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1962-2018

Asa Emery Johnson Manuscript and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0020
Description of Contents

One box. The collection consists of an undated 25 page hand written paper entitled "Whence Came the Different Species of Varieties of Man" that attempts to explain the origins of different races written for the Minnesota Academy of Science. There is also a small portrait of Johnson from Minnesota History Magazine.

Dates: undated

Atawasios Club Programs

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0161
Description of Contents

Includes the programs for the Chicago Avenue Literary Club which changed its name to Atawasios Club in April 1903. The collection contains programs from 1896 to 1952 with some missing years. Programs include officers, program and presenters for each meeting, constitution and by-laws, members and addresses, and reference books for topic of the year.

Dates: 1903 - 1952

Augsburg Park Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 003
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Augsburg Park Library in Richfield, Minnesota, from 1972 to 2002. Augsburg Park Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1972-2002

Augusta Bjeldanes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0080
Description of Contents

One box of materials including correspondence including v-mail, a copy of official document concerning the Army’s efforts to raise money for the relief effort, photos, and publicity materials on Ralph Magelssen.

Dates: 1942 - 1946

B. Robert "Bob" Lewis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0395
Description of Contents

Newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, video recording, and campaign materials documenting Bob Lewis' campaigns for state senate, work as a senator, and death.

Materials in this collection were compiled by Lewis' campaign manager, Louis Schoen.

Dates: 1970 - 1986

Barbara Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0015
Description of Contents The Barbara Flanagan Papers contain a wide array of materials on the professional and personal life of Star Tribune columnist, author, and socialite Barbara Flanagan. Specifically, the collection holds personal papers, documents, records, scrapbooks, notes, drafts, interview transcripts, extensive personal correspondence and reader letters, photocopies of Flanagan’s columns, research materials, club and organization materials, press releases and event invitations, awards and plaques, honors,...
Dates: 1886 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1993

Barbara Martinsen Slides

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0342
Abstract

The collection consists of 200 color 35mm slide transparencies featuring Barbara Martinsen's family and friends in the 1950s-1970s. Many images feature children, especially Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Barbara Martinsen grew up at 4037 Columbus Ave. S in Minneapolis, part of the Bryant neighborhood. She graduated from Central High School in 1969.

Dates: 1950s-1970s

Beacon Light Study Club Programs and Newspaper Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0165
Description of Contents

One box contains several newspaper clippings from 1936-1940 and club programs 1932-1948, incomplete.

Dates: 1932 - 1948

Betty Bridgman Papers on West High Class of 1932

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0043
Description of Contents Two boxes. Documents West High Class of 1932 reunions, with bulk of collection focusing on the 55th Reunion which occured in 1987 and the 60th Reunion which occured in 1992. The collection consists of the working papers of the reunion planning committee which also included Clarence Adams and David Dole. It includes intermingled personal notes, committee correspondence, official class correspondence, class member contact information and short biographies, and drafts and final...
Dates: 1932 - 2000

Bloomington Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 004
Abstract

Fact sheets, newspaper clippings, building information, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Bloomington Library in Bloomington, Minnesota, from 1922 to 1973. Bloomington Library was part of the Hennepin County Library. The collection also includes records related to the Bloomington Library Study Committee and the Bloomington Library Commission dating as late as 1991.

Dates: 1922-1991

Bloomington West Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 005
Abstract

Newspaper clippings, building site information, and other administrative records documenting the history of a proposed Bloomington West Library in Bloomington, Minnesota, from 1970 to 1989. Bloomington West Library was never built, but would have been part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1970-1989

Bob Reid Publicity Releases

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0056
Description of Contents One box. The Bob Reid collection consists of publicity releases for major sports and entertainment events in the Minneapolis metropolitan area between 1955 and 1963. Some of the events and teams covered in these releases include the Minnesota Centennial Sports Champions Banquet, the U.S. Nationals Hockey team, the Minnesota Vikings and other professional football teams, the Minneapolis Lakers and other basketball teams, figure skating and dance competitions, major league baseball, golf...
Dates: 1955 - 1963

Brookdale Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 037
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Brookdale Library in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, from 1973 to 2012. Brookdale Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1973-2012

Brooklyn Center Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 006
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Brooklyn Center Library in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, from 1963 to 1981. Brooklyn Center Library was part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1963-1981

Brooklyn Park Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 007
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Brooklyn Park Library in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, from 1976 to 2016. Brooklyn Park Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1973-2017

Bruce Weir Benidt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0007
Dates: 1982 - 1984

Buchanan Bible Study Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0167
Description of Contents

Collection of 14 boxes including newspaper clippings (1928-1942), a collection of scrapbooks (1920-1972), correspondence (1970-1973) and meeting minutes (1941-1965). Also includes tax records (1970-1975), 15 volumes of the Modern Reader's Bible, a complete set of programs from 1920 to 1971, and miscellaneous items such as program study notes, pamphlets, constitution and a copy of Isabella Buchanan's book Women of the Bible.

Dates: 1920 - 1978

Business and Professional Men's Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0236
Description of Contents

Collection consists of folders on: articles of incorporation and the constitution, by-laws, articles and reports, comments and correspondence, membership materials and program schedules.

Dates: 1923 - 1938

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