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Minneapolis (Minn.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Albert C. Loring Diary and Other Material

Identifier: M/A 0029
Description of Contents

The Albert C. Loring Collection consists of one box of materials. This box contains newspaper clippings, two photographs, and a journal from Loring's time at prep school. It also includes some brief items about his third wife, Mary Shenehon.

Dates: 1876 - 1932

Collection on Hubert H. and Muriel Humphrey

Identifier: M/A 0018
Description of Contents

The Hubert H. and Muriel Humphrey Collection consists of three boxes containing speeches, campaign materials, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1943 - 2002

Collection on John H. Stevens

Identifier: M/A 0295
Description of Contents

The collection consists of handwritten letters written by Stevens to members of his family, transcriptions of those letters, a transcribed speech delivered by Stevens to the Minneapolis Lyceum about the early history of Hennepin County, and clippings containing biographical information.

Dates: 1844 - 1858

Dorothy Burke Collection on Minneapolis Newspaper History

Identifier: M/A 0011
Description of Contents One box. The collection contains 23 folders of material concerning Minneapolis's newspaper industry. Particular areas of focus are Minneapolis newspapers, Minneapolis newspeople, the area of Downtown Minneapolis on 4th Street formerly known as Printer's Row, hotels and other major buildings in Downtown Minneapolis, and several other related areas of interest. There are also several hundred printed catalog cards on the same topics.There are also a variety of loose programs,...
Dates: 1870 - 1991

Ezra Pabody Diaries

Identifier: M/A 0049
Description of Contents The collection includes 7 diaries written by Ezra Fitch Pabody between 1882 and 1890. The journals chronicle everything about his daily life, school, family, church, exercise, nature, and explorations of the city. Ezra Fitch described many interesting historical events in Minneapolis. He noted the shooting of Jesse James, the killing of three bears at Lake Calhoun, the day he went with his Aunt Myra to listen to Mark Twain speak at the Grand Opera House, and the electric light mast at...
Dates: 1882 - 1890

Harold W. Mattke Diaries

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 full 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 are bound...
Dates: 1940 - 2005

Historical Research, Inc. Papers on the Federal Reserve Bank Site Selection

Identifier: M/A 0221
Description of Contents This collection is the research of the company Historical Research, Inc. as part of the search by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for a new building site. 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...
Dates: 1990 - 1994

Historical Research Inc. Records

Identifier: M/A 0235
Description of Contents This collection includes research materials on a variety of local locations and topics. Specific topics include Cedar Riverside, Lake Harriet, Minnesota fairs (including King’s Fair), William S. King, St. Anthony Falls, River Place, Security Deere, Preservation Matters, Lindsay Warehouse, Freight Station, 9th St. S Historic District, Warehouse District, and the Minneapolis Post Office Main Station. The collection also contains general research on local...
Dates: 1979 - 1994

John H. Mitchell, Jr. Papers

Identifier: M/A 0031
Description of Contents

The collection consists of two boxes containing various clippings, correspondence, memorabilia 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 photographs of Minneapolis and Southern Minnesota taken during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1890s-1940s

Joseph Zalusky Papers

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

Linden Hills Neighborhood History Projects Collection

Identifier: M/A 0228
Description of Contents The collection contains research, grant information, newspaper articles, photos, brochures, and related materials. All materials are on the Linden Hills neighborhood and are related to the research, planning, and initiation of the Linden Hills history exhibit and the book Down at the Lake. Boxes 1-3, and box 6 are mostly research materials of houses, residents, clubs, politics, events, architecture, schools, and other topics of interest in the Linden Hills neighborhood. Boxes 4-5 contain...
Dates: 1993 - 2001

Louise Chapman Papers

Identifier: M/A 0261
Description of Contents

Collection includes personal correspondence relating to Chapman’s 1935 Minneapolis Tribune newspaper article series, "The First Fifty Years of Music in Minneapolis," and bound final copies of her six-part newspaper series.

Dates: 1934 - 1940

Ruth Thompson Minnesota Memories Newspaper Columns

Identifier: M/A 0044
Description of Contents

Collection consists of two boxes of Ms. Thompson's column, "Minnesota Memories," that was published in the Minneapolis Tribune from 1945-1950. The columns are organized in chronological order in one box and partially indexed. The second box contains a scrapbook of the column.

Dates: 1945 - 1950