Collection on Viola Carlberg McConnell
Description of Contents
The collection consists of one box containing miscellaneous materials such as programs, notices, newsletters and photographs largely pertaining to to McConnell's work with the Religious Public Relations Council, the Episcopal Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Minneapolis.
- McConnell, Viola Carlberg (Person)
The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.
Viola Carlberg McConnell was born in Albia, Iowa in 1903. She later moved to Minneapolis where she attended West High School and the University of Minnesota. In 1927 she married Harold Graham McConnell who later served as the vice president of the Minneapolis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank.
McConnell worked as a journalist and writer for a number of local publications including the Minneapolis Journal. As a Diocesan correspondent she had very close ties to the Minneapolis religious community and worked with a number of religious and faith-based organizations such as the Religious Public Relations Council and the YMCA. She was also an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Minneapolis.
McConnell died January 27, 1996 in Minneapolis.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
- Episcopal Church. Minnesota. Minneapolis
- Episcopal Preaching (Episcopal Church) -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Collection on Viola Carlberg McConnell
- Nick Steffel
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.