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Parks, Sandra F., 1934-. Oral History Interview, 2006

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1740


The Sandra F. Parks collection consists of an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, a transcript, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Parks and Marsha Danielson in November 2006. In this interview. Parks talks about her family, her experience as a student at Mankato State College, and her experience as a library faculty member at Minnesota State University.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Miimesota Historical Center at Miimesota State University, Mankato.


  • 2006


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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

Sandra F. Parks was bom September 16, 1934 near Coming, Iowa. She graduated high school in Cleghom, Iowa in 1952. She moved to Mankato in 1966 when her husband, Richard Mitchell, became a faculty member at Mankato State University. She completed three degrees from Mankato State College: an elementary education undergraduate degree, a master's degree through the College of Education with an emphasis on hbrary, and a specialist degree also through the College of Education. Parks began working in the Mankato State College library in 1974 and retired June 1996. She married Richard Mitchell in 1954 and they have two children. Their daughter, Kathryn Woyda, attended Wilson Campus School and Mankato State University. Parks married James Parks in 2002.


1.00 folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Sandra F. Parks donated this collection on November 7, 2006.


Parks, Sandra F., 1934-. Oral History Interview, 2006
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Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US