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Gilmore, Mark Anthony, 1839 - 1921. Reminiscences, 1907

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1352
Overview This collection consists of a handwritten copy of the reminiscences of Mark Anthony Gilmore, of Mapleton, Minnesota. These reminiscences were dictated to Harriet and Paul Barney in 1907. Gilmore discusses his life before moving to Minnesota, moving to Colorado as part of the gold rush, and working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Also included in the collection are three pages of the Gilmore genealogy copied from Alvin Nichols, Utah Pioneer. The original copy of these reminiscences is privately...
Dates: 1907

Hughes, Thomas, 1854 - 1934, and Family. Papers, 1855 - 1946

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0101
Overview This collection relates primarily to Thomas Hughes a lawyer in Mankato and a lay historian for south-central Minnesota. The majority of the Hughes collection concerns the history of Blue Earth County, Dakota and Winnebago Indians, steamboating on the Minnesota River, Welsh immigrants in Minnesota, and Traverse des Sioux. A few documents depict aspects of Hughes's legal profession, but the majority of documents, newspapers, and photographs pertain to the region's history. Also, the collection...
Dates: 1855 - 1946

MHS (Minnesota Historical Society). Scrapbooks, 1861-1922

 Collection — Container: 27 Microfilm
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1444
Overview Scrapbooks of clippings compiled from Minnesota newspapers by Minnesota Historical Society staff on a variety of topics relating to Minnesota history, biography, and geographical locations. There appear to be numerous clippings on some topics, including the Dakota Conflict of 1862, the Civil War, Governor John A. Johnson and other prominent Minnesotans, the Minnesota Historical Society, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Mankato and other areas of Minnesota beyond the Twin Cities. Volumes 1-74, 76-83, 96...
Dates: 1861-1922

Myers, Aaron. Papers, undated

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1343
Overview This collection consists of items pertaining to Aaron Myers and his role in the 1862 Dakota Uprising. A typescript of Myers’ experiences in the fighting near Lake Shetek, Minnesota, is included in the collection. This undated typescript was dictated to his son Arthur, and is titled “An Account of the Lake Shetek Massacre”. Newspaper clippings from the Mankato Free Press that describe the Lake Shetek affair are also included in the collection. They are from 1962 commemorative editions of the...
Dates: Undated

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