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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1375
Abstract 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

Friend, Andrew, 1835 - 1916. "The Life of Mr. Friend." Autobiography, 1916

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1353

This collection consists of a typescript of the autobiography of Andrew Friend, of Garden City, Minnesota. The item is entitled “The Life of Mr. Friend”, and was compiled in 1916. In his autobiography, Friend discusses his involvement in building sawmills and gristmills in southern Minnesota, the defense of New Ulm during the Dakota Conflict, and the operation of his flourmill at Garden City.

Dates: 1916

Myers, Aaron. Papers, undated

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1343
Abstract 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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