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Barney Family. Papers, 1873 - 1959. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1375.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1375
Overview This collection consists of items pertaining to the Barney family of Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Genealogical information about the Barney family, a scrapbook, family correspondence, newspapers, and reminiscences about the Barney family homestead near Good Thunder, Minnesota are all part of the collection. Members of the Barney family were among the early pioneers in Blue Earth County. The scrapbook of Asa Barney, who was witness to events during the 1862 Dakota Conflict, and the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1862 - 1977

Biewen, Gene, 1933-. Oral History Interview, 2008

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1794
Overview The Gene Biewen collection consists of an audio recording, biographical form, and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Biewen and Mark Sheehy in June 2008. Biewen taught at Wilson Campus School from 1967-1977. In this interview, Biewen talks about coaching at Wilson Campus School, the changes that Don Glines implemented, and what he did after the school closed.This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Wilson Campus School Oral History...
Dates: 2008

Boyer, Brenda, 1955-. Oral History Interview, 2008

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1793
Overview The Brenda Boyer collection consists of an audio recording, biographical form, and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Boyer and Mark Sheehy in September 2008. Boyer attended Wilson Campus School from 1969-1973. In this interview, Boyer talks about being a student at Wilson Campus School after the changes that took place in 1968, her favorite memories, and what she did after she graduated from Wilson.This oral history interview was conducted as part of...
Dates: 2008

Ethnic Background Map of Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Mankato State University Geography Department, 1981

 Collection — Container: 1 Map
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1338
Overview This collection consists of a map drawn by the Geography Department of Mankato State University, in 1981. The map shows the locations of various ethnic groups in Blue Earth County in 1890. Nationalities included are: Irish, Swedish, French, German, Norwegian, and others. Also included in the collection is a paper explaining how the information used to construct this map was obtained.
Dates: 1981

Faust, Claire E., 1920-2010. Oral History Interview, 2008

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1792
Overview The Claire E. Faust collection consists of an audio recording, biographical form, and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Faust and Mark Sheehy in February 2008. Faust was principal of Wilson Campus School from 1962-1966. In this interview, Faust talks about the changes he observed at Wilson Campus School from 1962-1977, different students that went through Wilson, and what he did after his time at Wilson.This oral history interview was conducted as part...
Dates: 2008

FitzSimmons, Lucille A., 1912-1995. Oral History Interview, 30 October and 16 November 1990.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1413
Overview The Lucille A. FitzSimmons collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between FitzSimmons and Christopher Walchuk during the fall of 1990. FitzSimmons worked as an educator from 1936 to 1978 in Montgomery, Good Thunder, St. Clair, and Mankato, Minnesota. In the interview, she discussed the changes and areas of continuity that she believes occurred during her career in public education. She focused on...
Dates: 1990-10-30; 1990-11-16

Hughes, David Wendell, 1901 - 1984. "The Families of Davies and Evans". Booklet, 1969

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1362
Overview This collection consists of a genealogy compiled by David Wendell Hughes. The text outlines the history of the Davies and Evans families, who were Welsh pioneer families in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. This genealogy traces the two families from their roots in Whales, and follows them until the 1960s.
Dates: 1969

Hughes, David Wendell, 1901 - 1984. "The Families of Hughes and James". Booklet, 1969

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1363
Overview This collection consists of a genealogy compiled by David Wendell Hughes. The text outlines the history of the Hughes and James families, who were Welsh pioneer families in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. This genealogy traces the two families from their roots in Whales, and follows them until the 1960s.
Dates: 1969

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

Imm, Val, 1893 - 1981. Papers, 1932 - 1974

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0153
Overview The Val Imm collection contains information regarding the political career of Val Imm. Imm, a Republican, served as a Representative and Senator in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1932 until 1965. The collection is divided into three series. The materials provide extensive documentation of papers pertaining to Imm’s correspondence with constituents and his work on various legislative committees. A smaller section of miscellaneous materials contains portraits of Imm, speeches, information...
Dates: 1932-1974