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Identifier: HCL 057
Abstract Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Longfellow Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1936 to 1997. Longfellow Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008. Longfellow Library closed in 1968.
Dates: 1936 - 1997
Identifier: M/A 0348
Description of Contents The Lord Family World War II Correspondence collection contains letters and cards sent between Staff Sergeant Harry Holmes Lord, Jr. of the United States Marine Corps (USMC) and his family in Minneapolis. The letters cover the time span from when Staff Sergeant Lord entered boot camp in May of 1943 to when he completed his service in January of 1946. The collection contains two series. Letters Home from Harry Holmes Lord, Jr.: Letters Home...
Dates: 1943 - 1946
Identifier: HCL 017
Abstract Administrative records documenting the budgets for a potential Loretto Library in Loretto, Minnesota, from 1977-1981. Loretto Library would have been part of the Hennepin County Library.
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
Identifier: M/A 0081
Description of Contents Six boxes of scrapbooks. Scrapbooks are of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and some 1960s. Herou was an exceptional athlete particularly in speed skating and golf. She also participated in swimming and Diamondball (softball). The scrapbooks are clippings from the local newspapers covering her teams and her as an individual and athlete. Box 7 contains correspondence, biographical information, and awards and certificates.
Dates: 1934 - 1962
Identifier: M/A 0211
Description of Contents The collection consists of two boxes. The first box contains a large number of programs and documents from the assembly. The documents are written in English, German, and in different Scandinavian languages. These documents cover everything from Lutheranism in Latin America to the liturgy and service procedure. The second box contains reports or pre-conference readings that summarize the work of the Lutheran World Federation and their goals for the assembly. The reports cover specific topics...
Dates: August 15-25, 1957
Identifier: M/A 0310
Description of Contents The collection consists of four boxes and includes WWII-era correspondence, yacht logs, and biographical material on the Lyman family.
Dates: 1933 - 1960
Identifier: M/A 0047
Description of Contents One box. The collection consists of 13 folders concerning creative writing and book review classes Oren taught at the Minneapolis Public Library during the 1930s and 1940s. In addition to Oren's own notes on the classes, many folders contain copies of works written by her students.
Dates: 1930 - 1940
Identifier: M/A 0050
Description of Contents The collection consists of three boxes and one oversized container. One box contains personal correspondence and papers. The second box contains notes and typewritten transcripts related to her biography "Lady in Law". The third box contains unpublished manuscripts and speeches, as well as newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1900s-1960s, 1997
Identifier: M/A 0341
Abstract The collection consists of color 35mm slide transparencies depicting exterior scenes of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul in 1979. Seventeen slides from this collection are available in the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections.
Identifier: HCL 039
Abstract Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Maple Grove Library in Maple Grove, Minnesota, from 1977 to 2012. Maple Grove Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.
Identifier: HCL 018
Abstract Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Maple Plain Library in Maple Plain, Minnesota, from 1958 to 1997. Maple Plain Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.
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
Identifier: M/A 0023
Description of Contents Two boxes. Papers include clippings, correspondence, reports, campaign materials, 1935-1979. Whether the original order or from a previous reorganization, papers are grouped primarily chronologically; several items are also grouped by conversation. The order of the papers has been maintained with some refoldering dependent on space. (For example, correspondence and papers originally from the July 1946 folder are now in the July-December 1946 folder.)
Dates: 1935 - 1978
Identifier: M/A 0140
Description of Contents This collection includes articles of incorporation and by-laws (1981), Historic Restoration Deferred Loan Program (ca. 1996), and board minutes and miscellaneous materials (1991-2002).
Dates: 1981 - 2002
Identifier: M/A 0350
Description of Contents The collection consists of one scrapbook documenting Margaret Mongsene's time as a student at Columbia Heights High School, Edison High School, and Swedish Hospital School of Nursing from 1926 to 1936. The book is a Graduation Memories book published by C.R. Gibson & Company (New York, N.Y.) in 1923. Included in the book are newspaper clippings; programs from plays, events, and graduations; dance cards; invitations; autographs; and assorted materials.
Dates: 1926 - 1936
Identifier: M/A 0012
Description of Contents One box. The collection contains correspondence, notes, manuscripts, and typescripts pertinent to Marion Cross's translation of Father Louis Hennepin's "Description of Louisiana Newly Discovered to the Southwest of New France by Order of His Majesty." Cross, who held a master's degree in French, undertook the translation in early 1936.
Dates: 1936 - 1937
Identifier: M/A 0064
Description of Contents One box containing three scrapbooks, one folder. Collection consists of loose and bound notes and clippings or handwritten cards, and pamphlets produced by Ms. Wells dated 1891-1917.
Dates: 1891 - 1917
Identifier: M/A 0312
Description of Contents Consists of over 700 images on 35mm black and white strip negatives. Most of the images are of events in the Twin Cities, taken in 1941 and 1942.
Dates: 1941 - 1942
Identifier: M/A 0072
Description of Contents 8 boxes, primarily of Cheney’s artwork, including book plates, insignia designs for local groups and printers, loose prints from the Artcraft Shop, jewelry designs, insignias designed for local printers, a fine press printing of Chapter 13 of 1st Corinthians designed by Cheney, two sample books of work done by Cheney and available for sale in her store, and pencil sketches. Also includes information sheet and clippings files on Mary Moulton Cheney, pieces written by Cheney on the subject of art...
Dates: 1897 - 1951
Identifier: M/A 0003
Description of Contents 5 boxes. The collection consists of a scrapbook - broken into 4 boxes - organized in loose chronological order. Relatives’ materials are scattered; other acquaintances and their families’ materials are collected to when Matilda first knew them.Matilda Victorine Baillif’s work: My Autobiography: In Pictures and Other Mementos. The title page contains a note dated April 20, 1947 that indicates Baillif created the scrapbook for the Hennepin County Historical Society’s Bloomington...
Dates: 1870 - 1950
Identifier: M/A 0354
Description of Contents The collection consists of photographs belonging to Frank Pomeroy's grandmother, Jessamine McMillan, and her siblings (Corrine Frances McMillan and Howard McMillan). The bulk of the images are studio prints of East High School students or unidentified individuals. A photo album showing rural farm life, likely from Howard McMillan's Long Lake farm, Orchard Hill, is included. One folder contains photos taken by Donald Pomeroy, Jr. (son of Jessamine McMillan) during a European trip in 1936....
Identifier: M/A 0199
Description of Contents The collection consists of two binders of meeting minutes, letters, and photos from September 1937 to November 1965. The minutes and letters give details to travel tours, membership, and the type of events and projects the club took part in.
Dates: 1937 - 1965
Identifier: HCL 036
Abstract Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Medina Library in Medina, Minnesota, from 1973 to 1987. Medina Library was part of the Hennepin County Library.
Identifier: M/A 0351
Description of Contents The collection contains menus for Hennepin County restaurants and events from the late 1800s to the present. The bulk of the menus are from Minneapolis restaurants and date from the 1930s and later. The menus often include prices, specials, and location information.
Identifier: M/A 0037
Description of Contents Five boxes. Collection includes correspondence from 1948-1965, 1971-1973, 1974-1978, 1981, and 1982-1984. Also included are clippings, photos, biographies, scrapbooks, publications, membership lists, bulletins, history, rules and regulations, meeting minutes and poems from members. The collection consists of four boxes.The following bound poetry pamphlets were lost to water damage in the basement flood of Regent Maxine Larson: Fall 1994, Fall 1995, Fall 1996, Spring 1997, Spring...
Dates: 1947 - 2007
Identifier: M/A 0200
Description of Contents The collection includes a variety of items: anniversary books for 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th, and 75th anniversary celebrations, various papers on the history, players, and members of the club, list of officers, articles of incorporation, and membership rosters (1961-1971, 1988, 1992-1993) as well as earlier lists and other membership items. There are official programs for the Walker Cup and National Amateur Tourney. Other items include a visitors register (1899-1918), cashbook (1908-1910 and...
Dates: 1898 - 2001
Description of Contents Vertical files and index card files on residents of Minneapolis and Hennepin County compiled by library staff. Vertical files contain newspaper clippings and occassional ephemera. Card files are an index to articles that were printed in local newspapers or other publications. Card files occassionally include full-text obituaries. Files are arranged alphabetically by last name. The collection is richest in Minneapolis residents from the 1940s to 1990s.
Dates: Late 1800s - Present
Description of Contents Subject files on Minneapolis and Hennepin County topics compiled by library staff including newspaper clippings and ephemera. Files vary in size from a single newspaper clipping to several envelopes of materials. Most files include newspaper clippings and some files also contain brochures, pamphlets, advertisements, published histories, notes, and other ephemera. Files are richest on Minneapolis topics from the 1950s to 2001.For similar files on individual people and families, see the...
Dates: Late 1800s - Present
Identifier: M/A 0202
Description of Contents The Collection includes meeting minutes (1917-1934, 1970-1995), treasurer's reports (1958-1979, 1986), budget reports (1963-1987 incomplete), chairman notebooks, president's letters and record book, bird counts, guest books, membership lists (1917-1952), directories (1946-1994), clippings (1930s-1980s), correspondence, cards, memorials, Mrs. A. E. Cook's birding notebooks (1918-1922, 1934), and brochures. Also included are two scrapbooks, one on the 60th anniversary shore-bird project, and the...
Dates: 1915 - 1997
- Women -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- Societies and clubs. 74
- Clubs -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 70
- Libraries -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County 63
- Public libraries -- Minnesota -- Hennepin County 62
- Photographs. 19
- Branch libraries -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis 17
- City planning -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 13
- Music -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis 13
- Minneapolis (Minn.) -- History 12
- Community development -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 11
- Parks -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis 11
- Community organization -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 9
- Minneapolis (Minn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 9
- Minnesota -- Politics and government 9
- Musicians -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 9
- Women in charitable work -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis 9
- Businessmen -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 8
- Literature -- Societies, etc. 8
- Women in community organization -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. 8
- Authors, American -- Minnesota. 7 ∧ less
- German 1
- Norwegian 1
- Swedish 1
- Hennepin County Library 51
- Minneapolis Public Library 15
- Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board 8
- Minneapolis Public Schools 4
- Neighborhood Revitalization Program (Minneapolis, Minn.) 4
- Tourist Club (Minneapolis, Minn.) 4
- West High School (Minneapolis, Minn.) 4
- Countryman, Gratia A. (Gratia Alta) 3
- Hennepin County Library. 3
- Minneapolis (Minn.). City Planning Department 3
- Minneapolis Aquatennial (Minneapolis, Minn.) 3
- Minneapolis College of Art and Design 3
- Minneapolis Morning Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn. : 1909) 3
- Minneapolis Public Library -- Employees 3
- Minneapolis Public Library. 3
- Monday Club (Minneapolis, Minn.) 3
- Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minn.) 3
- University of Minnesota 3
- Wells, Martha C. 3
- Alternates (Minneapolis, Minn.) 2 ∧ less