University General Records Collection, 1868-Ongoing.
Scope and Contents
Minutes and Reports: This series contains different groups and committee meeting minutes that met on campus.
Subject Files: This series contains general records from the university and its predecessor names and is sub divided into five sub-series:
Mankato State Normal School: This sub-series contains information from 1868-1921. Included in this series is information about the funding for the founding of Mankato State Normal School, as well as a scrapbook that was put together by the school.
Mankato State Teachers College: This sub-series contains information from 1921-1957. Included here is information about the 1922 fire at Old Main. There is also information about different classes at the Teachers College and the 75 anniversary of the school.
Mankato State College: This sub-series contains information from 1957- 1975. Some of the material included here relates to the strikes on campus in the 1970s and information on the College Constitution in the 1970s. There are also commemorative folders of the different buildings on campus done for the centennial celebration.
Mankato State University: This sub-series contains information from 1975- 1998. Included in this series is information about the campus reorganization and the recycling team on campus.
Minnesota State University, Mankato: The sub-series contains information from 1998-present. There is information about Y2K readiness, the student strike, and MSU Fast Facts.
The materials from this collection were gathered independently from the offices of origin and over time this General Records Collection developed. It was decided to maintain this artificial collection as a means of providing access to materials that may not have a clear home. It is important that the researcher consider the related collections to make sure they have considered other possibly relevant information.
- Minnesota State University, Mankato (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
7.00 Cubic Feet (4 Archive Boxes, 2 Oversized Boxes and 1 Oversized Folder)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- University General Records Collection, 1868-Ongoing.
- Heather Harren processed this collection
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- 2017-03: Michael Collins updated the collection
- 2019-01: Adam Smith made additions to this collection
Part of the Minnesota State University, Mankato University Archives Repository
Minnesota State University, Mankato
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US