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Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973. "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." Manuscript, 1967.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0185

Overview

The Anna Margaret Wiecking collection contains a typed draft of "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." This manuscript is a draft of Wiecking's printed booklet with the same title. This document includes six pages of historical events 1968 - 1974 that are not included in the published booklet.

Dates

  • 1917-1967

Creator

Biographical / Historical

Anna Margaret Wiecking, (1887-1973) was a teacher at Mankato State College from 1917-1956. She was bom in Mankato, Mirmesota on 6 December 1887 and eventually received a two-year diploma from Mankato Normal School. Wiecking earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, her master's degree in education from Columbia University in New York in 1915, and her doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1933. She was active n the Blue Earth County Historical Society and wrote numerous articles for newspapers on Blue Earth County history in addition to writing two books, titled The History of Blue Earth County and As IfFe Once Were, for elementary school children. She died on the 23 November 1973 in Mankato.

Extent

1.00 folders (1 Folder in a Half Hollinger Box)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries donated this collection in July 1980.

Related Materials

Wiecking, Aima M., 1887-1973 and Family. Collection, 1907-1970. SMHC Manuscript Collection 116, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Title
Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973. "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." Manuscript, 1967.
Status
Completed
Author
Rick Smith
Date
1973-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2002-02: Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in February 2002.

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