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Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988. Oral History Interview, 1977

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1255

Overview

This collection consists of the transcript, an audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duphcate of the audiocassette tape of an oral history interview vrith Harvey Lincoln Anderson, conducted in 1977. Anderson was the owner of Ski Haven, which later became Mount Kato. During the interview, Anderson talked about activities, businesses, and industries, in the Mankato area from his childhood until about 1940. He discussed specific activities like canoeing, downhill skiing, and ski jumping. Also, Anderson talked about his role in the construction of the Rapidan Dam.

Dates

  • 1977

Biographical / Historical

Harvey Lincoln Andersen was bom in Mankato, Minnesota in September 1893. He married Pauline Elizabeth Heggemess in 1927. They had two children together. The Andersens founded a ski area named Ski Haven during the winter of 1937. They operated the property for nearly forty years, until it was sold and renamed Mount Kato. Harvey Andersen died in Febmary 1988.

Extent

1.00 volume

Language of Materials

English

Title
Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988. Oral History Interview, 1977
Status
Completed
Author
Karin Thiem
Date
1978-01
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