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Logan Park Library Records

Identifier: HCL 069

Description of Contents

This collection contains fact sheets, brochures, building information, contracts, newspaper clippings, correspondence, plans, maps, and other administrative records documenting the history of Logan Park Library from 1912 to 1963.


  • 1912 - 1963



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


Logan Park Library opened in the new field house in Logan Park on June 23, 1913. To serve the predominately immigrant community in northeast Minneapolis, the Library and the Minneapolis Board of Park Commissioners coordinated to offer programs and classes in the park. In 1957, the library moved to rented quarters at 1224 2nd St. NE and was became Pierre Bottineau Library.


0.1 Linear feet (3 folders)

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Fact sheets, brochures, building information, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other administrative records documenting the history and operations of Logan Park Library in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1912 to 1963. Logan Park Library was part of the Minneapolis Public Library. The Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library merged in 2008.

Custodial History

Materials from before 2008 were included in the Minneapolis Public Library archives (accession 2019.25). Portions of the collection (accession 2018.16) were previously managed by Hennepin County Library Officially Withdrawn, an organization for retired and former staff of Hennepin County Library and Minneapolis Public Library.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 accession 2019.25.

Related Materials in Hennepin County Library Special Collections

This is one of many collections documenting Minneapolis Public Library and Hennepin County Library locations. For photographs, see HCL 002 Hennepin County Library Photographs. For later, see Pierre Bottineau Library Records.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jenna Jacobs in July 2021.

Logan Park Library Records
Jenna Jacobs
July 2021
Description rules
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.