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Babcock, Frank G. 1891 - 1969. Family Papers, ca. 1850 - 1948

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1356

Overview

This collection consists of items pertaining to Frank G. Babcock and his family, formerly of Kasota, Minnesota. Frank Babcock’s autobiography, a family history compiled by him, and photocopies of newspaper articles make up the collection. The newspaper articles that were copied are a description of the golden wedding anniversary of Frank Babcock’s parents in 1933 and his mother’s obituary, which is undated.

Dates

  • 1850-1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

Frank G. Babcock was born in Kasota, Minnesota in June 1891. He attended the University of Wisconsin from 1909 to 1913, and joined his father in the stone quarrying business near Kasota. He served in the Army during World War I and in government administrative work during World War II. After the wars’ completion, he returned to Kasota and continued working in the stone business. In 1948 he became the sole owner and president of a stone quarrying firm, which became known as the Babcock Company.

Frank G. Babcock died in August 1969.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Jean Babcock Lander donated this collection in August 1979.
Title
Babcock, Frank G. 1891 – 1969. Family Papers, ca. 1850 – 1948.
Status
Completed
Author
Karyn Nester
Date
1990-04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029