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"A History of the Kiwanis Club and Camp Patterson". Pamphlet, 1980

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1317
Abstract

This collection consists of two copies of a pamphlet, published in 1980, which outlines the founding of the Kiwanis Clubs and the history of the Downtown Kiwanis Club of Mankato, and its summer project, Camp Patterson. The pamphlet traces the history of the Mankato Kiwanis, and highlights many of their community service endeavors. Much of the pamphlet was written by Theodore L. Nydahl, former professor of history at Mankato State University.

Dates: 1980

American Association for the United Nations, Mankato Chapter and Minnesota Valley Chapter. Papers, 1945 - 1973

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1235
Abstract

This collection consists of the records of the Mankato and Minnesota Valley Chapters of the American Association for the United Nations. This was a non-profit organization that intended to promote the ideals behind the United Nations. It was in operation in Mankato, Minnesota from 1960 until 1973. The collection is made up of minutes from meetings, correspondence, membership lists, and financial records of the Association.

Dates: 1945-1973

American Indians. Social Studies Conference. Audiocassettes, February 1971

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0219
Abstract The American Indian audiocassette collection consists of fifteen audiocassette tapes and CD duplicates of the audiocassettes pertaining to the life and culture of the Yurok Indians of California and a Social Studies Conference held in the Centennial Student Union on the upper campus of Mankato State College during 5 and 6 February 1971. The purpose of the conference was to make the community “aware of the problems [facing American Indians] in an effort to explain misunderstood concepts.” ...
Dates: 1971

American Red Cross. Blue Earth County Chapter. "A History: 1917 - 1967."

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1244
Abstract

This collection consists of a typescript copy of the history of the Blue Earth County Chapter of the American National Red Cross, written by Dr. Anna Wiecking. Local records of the Red Cross were lost in a fire in l965. This history is based on remaining records and personal recollections, as well as newspaper clippings.

Dates: Publication: 1917-1967

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1255
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1977

Anderson, Ernest J. 1902 - 1992. Papers, 1957 - 1977

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1289
Abstract This collection consists of items pertaining to Ernest J. Anderson, of Frost, Minnesota. Anderson was a lifelong farmer, and served on many committees and boards in his home community. He was also a member of the Minnesota State Senate from 1954 until 1973. The collection consists of Anderson's legislative correspondence, campaign literature, election results, one photograph and one newspaper clipping. Also included in the collection is an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the...
Dates: 1957-1977

Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1974

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0208
Abstract

The Phil Anderson collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an interview conducted with Anderson by Ruth Ann Engstrom in November 1974. In the interview, Anderson recalled his life as a farmer during the Great Depression and the government subsidies that were available for farmers. In addition, Anderson discussed the elections of 1974 and the history of his home.

Dates: 1974

Andrews Family Opera Company. Papers, 1849-1976.

 Collection — Container: Microfilm Reel 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1285
Abstract

This collection contains published and unpublished articles about the opera company, a family record book, and three scrapbooks. Biographical and genealogical information, photographs and news clippings are all included.

Dates: 1842-1876

Bachman, Selma. Diary, 1909-1910

 Collection — Container: 1 Book
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0244
Abstract

This collection contain Selma Bachman’s diary from her time at the Mankato State Normal School. In her diary, she has pictures of Mankato, programs of events she attended, and letters from those who wrote to her.

Dates: 1909-1910

Bell, Bruce H., 1895 - 1984. Collection, 1936 - 1977

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0207
Abstract The Bruce H. Bell collection contains photocopies of papers pertaining to Bell’s work with the Mankato Young Men’s Christian Association, an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an interview conducted with Bell by Karen Thiem at Bell’s home in October 1977. The papers contain information on the organization’s membership and board of directors, newspaper clippings, two color photographs of a YMCA centennial celebration display from 1944, and information...
Dates: 1936-1977

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Alvarez, Zeara, 1975- 15
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Clink, Kellian Donna, 1958- 10
United States. Army 10
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Engen, David, 1968- 3
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American Legion 2
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Bastian, Christine, 1983- 2
Becker, Mechthild 2
Beelman, John 2
Burdorf, Molly, 1984- 2
Busch, Victoria 2
Cornelius, Melissa, 1985- 2
Davis, Eugenie C. 2
Democratic Party (Minn.) 2
Fletcher, Gilbert M., 1883-1933 2
Glenn, Sandi 2
H.H. King Flour Mills Co. (1923-1975) 2
Hacker, Zach, 1985- 2
Halpin, Kimberly, 1983- 2
Hand, John J. 2
Higgs, Julie Lynnette 2
Hitzemann, Dennis L. 2
Hughes, David Wendell, 1901-1984 2
Hughes, Jessica, 1985- 2
Iverson, Emely, 1984- 2
Javid, Salumeh, 1976- 2
Johnson , Brian , 1979- 2
Kunelius, Mary 2
Lingen, Percy 2
Maag, Jamie, 1983- 2
Mankato State University. Bureau of Planning and Cartographic Services 2
Martin, Michael R. 2
Mason, Marcia 2
Okafor, Uchenna 2
Orchard, Jodi, 1957- 2
Otto, Dorothy, 1918-1994 2
Overholtzer, Deborah 2
Peterson, Joseph, 1985- 2
Peterson, Leslie 2
Posner, Cynthia, 1983- 2
Pribyl, Margaret, 1929- 2
Quiggle, Arthur W., 1890-1977 2
Real, Jennifer, 1986- 2
Reul, Allison, 1986- 2
Rusch, Evan 2
Siebrass, Hershel, 1932-2017 2
Skaden, Nicholas, 1985- 2
Smerdon, Kelly, 1984- 2
Smiland, Christy, 1984- 2
Smith, Kelly David 2
Stenzel, Anne 2
Sylvester, Shirleen K. 2
Ta, Jamie, 1985- 2
Thomas, David A. 2
Timm, Casey, 1985- 2
Townsend, Cassie, 1985- 2
United States. Army. Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 1st (1861-1864) 2
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps 2
United States. Cadet Nurse Corps 2
United States. Naval Reserve. Women’s Reserve 2
United States. War Department 2
Van Duyn, Victoria J. 2
Walchuk, Christopher 2
Wiecking, Anna M., 1887-1973 2
Wizenburg, Patrick, 1984- 2
Wollin, David K. 2
Young, Loy, 1923-2015 2
Zeig, Michelle 2
Zust, Jeffery L. 2
Aanonsen, Carl 1
Adams, James Kenneth, 1930- 1
Adolphson, Thomas, 1955- 1
Agboola, Wale, 1988- 1
Ahrens, John 1
Alberg, Winnifred, 1923- 1
Albrecht, Janet, 1935-2016 1
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Alcorn, Wallace, 1930- 1
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Allen, David M., 1952- 1
Allison, Rhonda K., 1971- 1
American Legion. Post 55 (Le Sueur, Minn.) 1
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