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Grundmeier, Shirley A., 1924-. Oral History Interview, 2007

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1751


The Shirley A. Grundmeier collection consists of one audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Grundmeier and Anne Stenzel in July 2007. Grundmeier is a graduate of Mankato State University. In this interview, Grundmeier talks about her family, her education, and her time as a student at Mankato State University.

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


  • 2007


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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

Shirley A. Grundmeier was born in July 26, 1924 in Mankato, Minnesota and died on April 27, 2018. She attended Mankato High School and after graduating in 1942, married and moved east. She was a secretary at Mankato’s West High’s audio visual center for 20 years. Grundmeier attended Mankato State University and graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in music. In 1985 she received a master’s degree in music and in 1990, a master’s degree in theatre arts. Grundmeier married Winston Grundmeier in 1963. Her mother, brother, sister, and two grandchildren all graduated from Minnesota State University. She credits two professors as instrumental to her attending and completing college: Harry Fitterer and Marion Powers.


1.00 folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Shirley A. Grundmeier donated this collection on July 13, 2007.


Grundmeier, Shirley A., 1924-. Oral History Interview, 2007
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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