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Lyndale Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 070
Abstract

Fact sheets, building information, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Lyndale Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from [Year] to 1926. Lyndale Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Dates: 1908 - 1956

Mabel H. Oren Papers

 Collection
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

Mabeth Hurd Paige Papers

 Collection
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 The third box contains unpublished manuscripts and speeches, as well as newspaper clippings.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

Mac and Holly McDonnell Slides

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1979

Map Collection

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0392
Description of Contents

Over 1300 maps of Minneapolis and Hennepin County from the 1820s to the 2010s. Maps range from city planning drafts to published tourist brochure maps. The bulk of the collection documents Minneapolis, but Hennepin County suburbs and the entire Twin Cities metropolitan area are often included. The collection includes many planning maps donated by the City of Minneapolis in 2018. Maps are arranged chronologically. Creator, contributor, and publisher information are included when known.

Dates: 1823 - 2017

Maple Grove Library Records

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1977-2012

Maple Plain Library Records

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1958-1997

Marcella Cram Papers

 Collection
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

Marcella F. Killen Papers

 Collection
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

Marcy Holmes Neighborhood Association Records

 Collection
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

Margaret Mongsene Scrapbook

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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

Marion Eleanor Cross Papers

 Collection
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

Martha C. Wells Papers

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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

Marvin Juell Photographs

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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

Mary Moulton Cheney Papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1897 - 1951

Matilda Victorine Bailiff Scrapbook and Photographs

 Collection
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

McMillan and Pomeroy Family Photographs

 Collection
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), as well as a small folder of World War II correspondence. 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....
Dates: 1904-1930s

Mecklenburg Travel Club Records

 Collection
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

Medina Library Records

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1973-1987

Melvin Roy Swensen Prisoner of War Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0385
Description of Contents

Newspaper clippings and postcards sent by First Lieutenant Melvin Roy Swensen to his family in Minneapolis. Swensen was a Japanese prisoner of war from 1942 to 1945. The postcards are forms issued by the Imperial Japanese Army with short messages from Swensen.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Menu Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1890s-present

Midwest Federation of Chaparral Poets Records

 Collection
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 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 1999, Fall 2001.

Dates: 1947 - 2007

Minikahda Club Records

 Collection
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

Minneapolis and Hennepin County Biography Files

 Collection
Identifier: BIO
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

Minneapolis and Hennepin County Vertical Subject Files

 Collection
Identifier: VF
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...
Dates: Late 1800s - Present

Minneapolis Audubon Society Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Minneapolis Board of Trade Minute Book

 Collection — box-folder: 1
Identifier: M/A 0266
Description of Contents

One box. The book is a handwritten book of minutes of meetings of the Board of Trade from April 1895 to April 1899. The entries are all written by the Board's Secretary, John T. Hemphill. There are also a few newspaper articles relevant to the Board's business pasted in at various spots.

Dates: 1895 - 1899

Minneapolis Building Permit Index Cards

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0346
Abstract Index cards (8 in. x 5 in.) created by the City of Minneapolis that record permitted work performed on Minneapolis houses and buildings from 1884 to 1973. These cards record information about each house or building in the city, including original construction, additions, alterations and improvements, maintenance and repair work, out buildings, signs and walls. The cards are arranged by street address. This collection has been digitized and is available in the Hennepin County Library Digital...
Dates: 1882 - 1974

Minneapolis Business and Municipal Libraries Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 066
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of the Minneapolis Business Branch from 1916 to 1960 and the Minneapolis Municipal Information Library from 1972-2003. Both libraries were part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Dates: 1913 - 2003

Minneapolis City Planning Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0314
Description of Contents The collection contains memos, staff notes, correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, news releases, grant and financial documents, data gathered for studies, and formal staff papers and studies from the City of Minneapolis' Planning Department from the 1920s through the early 1970s. The bulk of the records date from the mid-1960s through the early 1970s.The bulk of the collection consists of material related to studies and planning projects conducted by the Department, as well...
Dates: 1959 - 1977; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1970

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