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Frank P. and Ruth Hill Leslie Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0071
Description of Contents The collection consists of five boxes containing various clippings, programs, magazines and newsletters concerning both Frank Leslie as well as his longstanding friendship with J. Paul Getty. The first box consists of several photographs of Leslie from his time at West High School as well as a yearbook and scrapbook from that same era. It also includes a photo album from a trip Frank and Ruth Leslie took to visit Getty in England and Italy (c. 1960s). The second box contains...
Dates: 1910 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1979

Franklin Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 050
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Franklin Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1896 to 2014. Franklin Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008. Franklin Library is now part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1896-2014

Frederick Watson Reed Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0055
Description of Contents One box. The Frederick Watson Reed collection consists of miscellaneous letters and papers from the early 1900s to 1940s that were presented to the Minneapolis Collection by the author in 1944. Papers and correspondence cover topics of legal aid issues, the Chattel Loan Business trial (mortgage on personal property as security for an obligation or draft), Anti-Saloon League, liquor patrols, Ku Klux Klan, correspondence with Rev. David Nelson Beach of the Plymouth Congregational Church. Files...
Dates: 1906 - 1946

Friday History Club of Minneapolis Collection

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Identifier: M/A 0184
Description of Collection

Collection consists of clippings (1910s-1940s) as well as programs from 1903 to 1950, with some missing years.

Dates: 1903 - 1950

Friends of the Hennepin County Library Records

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Identifier: M/A 0372
Description of Contents Collection contains annual reports, annual meeting materials, newsletters, incomplete board minutes, program and event files, posters, and photographs documenting the Friends of the Hennepin County Library, Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library, and Library Foundation of Hennepin County from 1951 to 2015. Bulk of materials relate to the Friends of the Minneapolis Public Library and its successor, Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Materials related to the Library Foundation of...
Dates: 1951 - 2015

General (Ret.) Edwin W. Rawlings Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0054
Description of Contents

One box. The Edwin W. Rawlings collection includes biography materials, miscellaneous clippings, and other miscellaneous items dealing with writing and publishing an autobiography. Also includes a copy of the manuscript Born to Fly, which was written in 1987.

Dates: 1932 - 1997

George E. Leach Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0028
Description of Contents The collection consists of two document boxes and one oversized scrapbook. The collection includes clippings, photographs, and correspondence on George E. Leach, Anita Churcher Leach, George B. Leach, the Minnesota National Guard Association, First Regiment of the Field Artillery, Battery B (1905-1916), and the Minnesota National Guard preparing at Camp Bobleter, Fort Snelling for combat and then stationed at Llando Grande, Texas, 1916-1917 for the conflict with Mexico. Also included are...
Dates: 1876 - 1955

Gladys Brooks Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0248
Description of Contents

Two boxes of materials. The collection includes mostly material relating to Brooks’ run for the mayor of Minneapolis in 1973 and some materials for her campaign for Alderman in 1969. It includes campaign literature, correspondence, biographic information, material pertaining to the Republican endorsing campaign and the Hennepin County convention.

Dates: 1969 - 1973

Glen Lake Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 013
Abstract

Fact sheets, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Glen Lake Library in Minnetonka, Minnesota, from 1931 to 1972. Glen Lake Library was part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1931-1973

Golden Valley Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 014
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Golden Valley Library in Golden Valley, Minnesota, from 1951 to 2011. Golden Valley Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1951 - 2015

Government Center Information Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 042
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Government Center Information Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1975 to 1997. The Government Center Information Library closed in December 1989.

Dates: 1975-1997

Grand Army of the Republic Negatives

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Identifier: M/A 0377
Description of Contents

16 glass-plate negatives and acetate negative reproductions showing Grand Army of the Republic national encampments in Minneapolis and Philadelphia in either 1896 or 1906.

Dates: 1896 or 1906

Gratia Alta Countryman Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0038
Description of Contents Ten boxes of materials from 1836-2006, pertaining to the life and work of Gratia Alta Countryman. Included in the collection are four boxes of personal and professional correspondence from 1876-1997. Two boxes of speeches and other writings related to the library profession and the Minneapolis Public Library from 1904-1948, as well as clippings from 1888-2006. One box of photographs, a drawing book, an autograph book, and a Countryman family photograph album. Also in the collection is a...
Dates: 1836 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1925

Gratia Countryman Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 068
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the proposed Gratia Countryman Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1959 to 1969. Gratia Countryman Library was proposed, but never built, by the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Dates: 1959 - 1969

Green Institute Records

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Identifier: M/A 0284
Description of Contents The Green Institute Collection consists of 8 boxes. Box 1 contains organizational documents, clippings, newsletters and promotional materials. Box 2 contains publications, research, annual reports, and documentation on the meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive and Planning Committees. Additional documentation on the Board of Directors and Green Institute governance is in box 3. Box 4 contains financial documents, reports, and general budget information. Boxes 5 and 6 contain...
Dates: 1980 - 2012

Groveland Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 045
Abstract

Fact sheets and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Groveland Library in Minnetonka, Minnesota, from 1949-1951. Groveland Library closed in 1966. It was part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1949-1951

Hamel Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 043
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Hamel Library in Hamel (Medina), Minnesota, from 1922 to 2007. Hamel Library closed in 1967. It was part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1949-2007

Harold W. Mattke Diaries

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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

Heatherdale Study Club Records

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Identifier: M/A 0095
Description of Contents

4 boxes. A well documented women’s study group (1916-1982). By following the minutes, programs, and related materials, the issues and concerns of the day both locally and nationally are noted. Pursuit of knowledge, civic involvement as well as support for club members are demonstrated in the program topics as documented by the programs and the minutes in the collection.

Types of materials: programs, minutes, reports, miscellaneous publications, correspondence, clippings.

Dates: 1916 - 1982

Hennepin County Library Photographs

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Identifier: HCL 002

Hennepin County Public Works County Roads Contracts

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Identifier: M/A 0329
Description of Contents

This collection consists of five volumes compiled by the Hennepin County Public Works Department between the 1890s and 1918. The volumes contain contracts, work orders, and minimal correspondence.

The Roadwork Contract Index is an index to the Roadwork Contracts volumes. The index is organized by county road number and includes basic location and descriptive information for each listed county road.

Dates: 1890 - 1918

Hennepin County War Records Committee Records

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Identifier: M/A 0249
Description of Contents

Collection includes correspondence relating to soldier nominations and other War Records Committee correpondence. There is also correspondence about soldiers who died after the war. Included are materials from the dedication of the parkway, regrets from invitees and pamphlets of the Gold Star roster.

Reports include War Records Committee reports, reports from high schools and teachers.

Dates: 1919 - 1933

Historical Club Programs

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Identifier: M/A 0187
Description of Contents

Collection consists of programs from 1891 to 1904.

Dates: 1891 - 1904

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

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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

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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

Hopkins Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 015
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Hopkins Library in Hopkins, Minnesota, from 1963-2012. Hopkins Library is part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1963-2012

Horace M. Hill Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0070
Description of Contents

3 boxes. Two scrapbooks and another box with a company history and more clippings files on Janney, Semple, Hill and Co. business.

Dates: 1916 - 1948

Hosmer Library Records

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Identifier: HCL 051
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Hosmer Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1914 to 2017. Hosmer Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008. Hosmer Library is now part of the Hennepin County Library.

Dates: 1914-2017

Hostesses Scrapbooks and Minute Book

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Identifier: M/A 0188
Description of Contents Collection includes a minutes book containing information from the founding on August 24, 1898, through the Treasurer's report for 1912. A list of reception committees for the years 1899 through 1912 is included. Also included are three scrapbooks which contain newspaper clippingss of the Hostess and Charity Balls, theater parties, weddings, engagements, other society events from November 1898 through December 17, 1912. A finding list is included inside the front cover of the minutes book....
Dates: 1898 - 1912

Hotel Vendome Register

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Identifier: M/A 0333
Description of Contents The collection constists of two handwritten Hotel Vendome daily registers. One register contains guests from June 12, 1938 to July 31, 1939. The other register includes guests from May 22, 1912 to February 26, 1913. Each register entry contains guest names, home cities, and date of arrival. An additional column may indicate room number.The 1912-1913 register was later used by the Frank Klinkner as an estate executor's diary for the estate of his father, Nicholas Klinkner. This...
Dates: 1912 - 1939

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