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Hostesses Scrapbooks and Minute Book

 Collection
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

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

Howard S. Abbott Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0382
Description of Contents

Correspondence compiled by Howard S. Abbott. Most letters are incoming correspondence addressed to Howard S. Abbott, William Lochren, Oliver Mink, or J.D. Springer from 1864 to 1942. All men are connected to Abbott, often through his relationship with the railroads. The bulk of the documents are routine correspondence without obvious topics. The William Lochren series contains many letters addressed to Lochren as Commissioner of Pensions (1893-1896).

Dates: 1864 - 1942

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;...
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...
Dates: 1938 - 1943

Iric Nathanson Minneapolis Community Development Interviews

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Identifier: M/A 0384
Description of Contents

Transcripts from 15 interviews conducted between 1990 and 2008 by Iric Nathanson with individuals involved in the Minneapolis Community Development movement. The documents are formated like statements from the interviewees, i.e. there are not questions or dialogue.

Dates: 1990 - 2018

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...
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

Jack Kotthoff World War II Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0387
Description of Contents This collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Jack Kotthoff during his European service in World War II and documents from the Battery C 217th and Battery B 49th veterans' organization from the late 1940s to the early 2000s. The scrapbook contains black and white photographs and other mementos of Kotthoff's service in Iceland, Scotland, England, France, Belgium, and the Rhineland. Documents from the veterans' organization are chiefly annual reunion minutes and mailing...
Dates: 1941 - 2003

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

Jane Pejsa Collection on Emily Peake

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Identifier: M/A 0244
Description of Contents

The Emily Peake Research Materials Collection consists of three boxes. Each box contains research notes and manuscript materials for Jane Pejsa's biography about Emily Peake. The notes and materials are organized chronologically like the book, and all the folders are labeled with chapter or section titles.

Dates: 1920 - 1995

Jean Kennedy WAC Correspondence

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Identifier: M/A 0367
Description of Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and Army documents from Jean Kennedy's World War II service with the Women's Army Corps (WAC) from 1944 to 1946. The bulk of the collection contains letters written by Kennedy to her father, aunt, and other family members in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Letters were sent from Des Moines, Iowa; Clovis, New Mexico; Calcutta, India; and Chungking and Shanghai, China.Family members copied some letters to share with each other. These copies are...
Dates: 1944 - 1946

Jean Ward Collection on the Lake Harriet School

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Identifier: M/A 0239
Description of Contents

Types of material in collection include correspondence, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, studies, statistics, and reports prepared by the activists organizations, School Board, City Planning, Jean Ward and others. Includes floor plans for the building in 1956 and revisions for the community center design.

Dates: 1970 - 1982

Jeanette May Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0257
Description of Contents This collection documents Jeanette May and her community activism through meeting minutes, proposals, by-laws, correspondence, brochures, government documents, memos, etc. associated with the following organizations:St. Anthony East Neighborhood Association (SAENA) Project NEAT Northeast Community Organization (NECO) Project Area Committee (PAC) Capital Long-Range Improvements Committee (CLIC) I-335 Concerned Citizens Committee (I-335 CCC) Alternate to I-355 Land Use...
Dates: 1965 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Jeffrey Grosscup Photographs

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Identifier: M/A 0319
Dates: 1970 - 2000

Jessaline Scott Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0089
Description of Contents Five boxes. The Jessaline Scott Collection includes a biographical profile written in 1965, some election campaign materials, clippings and the program for a dinner honoring her in January 1971. Collection includes: Box 2: minutes, agenda, meeting packets; Box 3: Phyllis Wheatly Community Center materials, Hennepin County Commissioner meeting minutes agendas, campaign materials , child protection services, girls schools, HC General Hospital, Highway materials 1963-64, Law Library, Mosquito...
Dates: 1960 - 1971

John F. Glanton Photographic Negatives

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Identifier: M/A 0316
Description of Contents

834 Black & White 4x5 negatives taken in the late 1940s by Minneapolis photographer John Glanton. Includes scenes from both Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Dates: 1945 - 1950

John H. Kammerdiener Photographs

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Identifier: M/A 0361
Description of Contents

The collection includes over 200 black-and-white photographs taken by John H. Kammerdiener of buildings and locations in Minneapolis and the Twin Cities. The bulk of the photographs are building exteriors. Original photographs consist of print photographs and sheet negatives on safety film. The best point of access to the photographs is the Hennepin County Library Digital Collections, where photos are identified by subject, date, and location.

Dates: 1917 - 1965

John H. Mitchell, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0031
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two boxes containing various clippings, correspondence, memoribilia and ephemera related to Mitchell's family and personal life, his advertising agency and the Minneapolis Advertising Club and his work with the Boy Scouts of America. The collection also includes various photographs of Minneapolis and Southern Minnesota taken during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1890s-1940s

John W. Powell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0053
Description of Contents

One box. The Rev. John W. Powell Collection consists biographical clippings, an obituary, and a baccalaureate speech delivered at University of Minnesota on June 9, 1940. It also includes a bound handwritten manuscript entitled Isaiah.

Dates: 1911-1953, undated

Jordan Library Records

 Collection
Identifier: HCL 054
Abstract

Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Jordan Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1922 to 1971. Jordan Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library and closed in 1971. Located inside Jordan Junior High School, the library served both the school and local communities. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Dates: 1922-1971

Joseph Zalusky Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0075
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two processed boxes of photographs, one box of biographical information and newspaper clippings, and a variety of unprocessed materials. Unprocessed materials include publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials created or compiled by Zalusky and his daughter, Ruth Thorstenson.

Dates: mid 1800s-mid 1900s

J.S. Futcher Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0390
Description of Contents Correspondence and documents chronicling J.S. Futcher's thirty-year career as a science teacher in the Minneapolis Public Schools from 1957 to 1985. Materials include notes and compiled memories written by Mr. Futcher, original or duplicate copies of school publications and correspondence, correspondence with past students, and student notebooks created in Mr. Futcher's classes. The collection was arranged by Mr. Futcher in rough chronological order. There is an index page in the front of...
Dates: 1954 - 2021

June Loretta Taylor Murphy and Loretta Samels Taylor Family Papers

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Identifier: M/A 0331
Description of Contents

The collection consists of a scrapbook, programs, photographs, realia, and a My Golden School Days journal belonging to Loretta Samels and her daughter June Loretta Taylor. Both women attended St. Margaret's Academy in the early 1900s, and the materials relate to this school.

Dates: 1906 - 1990

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