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Groveland Library Records

Identifier: HCL 045

Description of Contents

This collection contains fact sheets, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting the history of Hamel Library. Materials date from 1949 to 2007.


  • 1949 - 1951



The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.


In 1933, a Hennepin County Library station opened in Layman's Grocery store in Deephaven Park. A few years later, the library moved to nearby Groveland School on Minnetonka Boulevard. Although a public library, the library largely served the school population.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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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.

Custodial History

Portions of this collection (accession 2018.16) were previously managed by Hennepin County Library Officially Withdrawn, an organization for retired and former staff of Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection contains materials transferred to the archives by Hennepin County Library administration in 2017 as accession 2018.38 and in 2018 as accession 2018.16.

Related Materials in Hennepin County Library Special Collections

This is one of many collections documenting Hennepin County Library locations. For photographs, see HCL 002 Hennepin County Library Photographs. For later, see Minnetonka Library. See also, Minnetonka Mills Library.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in July 2019.

Groveland Library Records
Finding aid prepared by Jenna Jacobs
July 2019
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.