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Golden Valley Library Records

 Collection
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: 1951-2011

Government Center Information Library Records

 Collection
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

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 box...
Dates: 1836 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1886 - 1925

Green Institute Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 diaries...
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 Reserve...
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. Box...
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

Howard Abbott Scrapbook on the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroad

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Identifier: M/A 0035
Description of Contents The collection includes a scrapbook with newspaper clippings on the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railroad reorganization, receivership, and the shops in Kenwood area of Minneapolis. This scrapbook covering the years of 1934 to 1944 was compiled by Howard Abbott, a long-time employee of M&StL. It gives chronological order and vivid details of how the railroad struggled and succeeded in overcoming their own internal problems. A brief biography on Howard Abbott’s life and involvement in the...
Dates: 1934 - 1944

Hugo Goodwin Musical Scores

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Identifier: M/A 0271
Description of Contents 1 box of 11 manuscript music scores by composer Hugo Goodwin.
Dates: 1883 - 1936

Inter Nos Study Club Programs

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Identifier: M/A 0192
Description of the Collection One envelope. The collection consists of five programs from the years 1908-1915 outlining study topics, announcements, and the agendas for each particular meeting. Each program also gives names of officers and membership. Each program has a study theme. The 1908-09 program titled “A Year in Holland,” focuses on Dutch culture; the 1910-11 program titled “Famous Men and Women,” focuses on literature; the 1911-12 program titled “A Winter Sojourn in Italy,” focuses on Italian culture and art; the...
Dates: 1908 - 1915

Intercity Bridge (Ford Parkway Bridge) Photo Album

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: M/A 0274
Description of Contents Consists of 53 black and white photos with captions and date, though not chronologically arranged. Also includes photos of the Godfrey Road Viaduct construction.
Dates: 1925 - 1926

International Stock Food Posters

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Identifier: M/A 0338
Description of Contents The collection contains 69 posters printed at the M.W. Savage International Stock Food Company, including advertisements for Savage products and drawings of Dan Patch.
Dates: 1905 - 1912

Irene Melgaard Hauser Papers on the WPA Minneapolis Newspaper Indexing Project

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Identifier: M/A 0245
Description of Contents One box. Types of materials: booklets, notes, clippings, other materials. Minneapolis Newspaper Indexing Project: Manual of Instruction compiled by Irene M. Hauser and Robert A. Elftman. Form of the index is 3 x 5 standard catalog cards filed by subject, brief description of article, length of article, etc. Indexes political news, editorials, sports, crimes, accidents, obituaries, labor activities, churches, farmer’s institutes, personal etc of any town in the...
Dates: 1938 - 1943

J. Harold Kittleson Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0024
Description of Contents J.H. Kittleson has played a significant role in developing two special collections in the Minneapolis Public Library, now housed in the Special Collections Department: the 19th Century American Studies Collection and the Kittleson World War II Collections. He also made significant contributions (books and nonbooks materials) to the various other special collections in the Special Collection Department including the abolition and anti-slavery, Christmas book, miniature book, Mark Twain and other...
Dates: 1920 - 2002

J. Victor Bergquist Musical Scores

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Identifier: M/A 0270
Description of Contents One box of 7 manuscripts of music scores by composer J. Victor Berquist.
Dates: 1877 - 1935

James G. Smith Correspondence and Photographs

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Identifier: M/A 0040
Description of Contents The James G. Smith Collection is a collection of World War II correspondence and photographs organized chronologically. It documents a US soldier's life during World War II, beginning as an enlistee in the US Army in March 1942 to his being shipped back to the US and released from duty in October 1945. Included are letters to his wife and parents documenting his responses to their letters and detailing his everyday life and concerns while being acutely aware of the need to censor his letters...
Dates: 1942 - 1945

James Taulman Slides

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Identifier: M/A 0321
Description of Contents The bulk of the images are of Minneapolis and suburban buildings. There are also a couple dozen of St. Paul buildings.
Dates: 1980

Jane Dohm Scrapbook

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Identifier: M/A 0339
Description of Contents The collection consists of one scrapbook compiled by Jane Dohm during her undergraduate years at the University of Minnesota from 1945 to 1949. Dohm was a member of the Delta Gamma sorority and the scrapbook primarily chronicles the sorority's dances and events. Contents include photographs, correspondence, event programs, newspaper clippings, and corsages.
Dates: 1945 - 1949

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