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Nelson, Maurice J., 1891 - 1976. Papers, 1922 - 1973

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0135
Overview The Maurice J. Nelson collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings and articles written by Nelson. The news clippings provide information on Nelson’s childhood in Hutchinson, Minnesota and the naming of Nelson Hall at Mankato State College in May 1968. Furthermore, the collection includes his documentation of witnessing the fire at Old Main on 5 February 1922, his efforts to establish a youth center named the Alpine Attic in Mankato, and a biographical sketch of Nelson presented at...
Dates: 1922-1973

Snarr, Otto Welton, 1886 - 1966. Collection, 1857 - 1968

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0122
Overview The collection consists primarily of typed carbon copies of newspaper articles describing the Mankato Normal School, the Minnesota normal school system, and the schools of Mankato and Blue Earth County. The newspaper articles were published between 1857 and 1893 and were in the Mankato Independent, Mankato Record, Mankato Review, Mankato Union, and the Public Spirit (Mankato). Also, the collection contains typed copies of Minnesota’s laws relating to the state’s normal schools. Furthermore, the...
Dates: 1857-1968

Swain, Alva Brooks, 1848 - 1942. Family Papers, 1861 - 1943

 Collection — Container: Box 1, Folder: 01-03
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0123
Overview The Alva Brooks Swain collection contains a variety of items related to the lives of Swain and his family members. Items included in the collection are a photograph album of Mankato State Normal School students and faculty in 1873, Anna Warner’s school notebook, newspaper clippings from the Mankato Weekly Review and other papers, a teaching certificate, and a graduation commencement bulletin from Mankato State Normal School in 1873.
Dates: 1861-1943

Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940. Papers, 1892.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0180
Overview This collection consists of items pertaining to Mabel Amanda (Pond) Train, an 1892 graduate of the Mankato Normal School. A photograph of Mabel (Pond) Train at the time of her graduation, a program of commencement week activities, and the diploma she received are all part of the collection.
Dates: Other: 1872-1940

Wiecking, Anna M., 1887-1973 and Family. Collection, 1907-1970

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0116
Overview The Anna M. Wiecking and Family collection consists of documents, pictures, and articles written by Anna Wiecking. In addition, this collection contains information on Gilbert Fletcher and Maud Hart Lovelace both famous Mankatoans. The family histories of both Anna Wiecking’s parents are included with various other items related to the Wiecking family. Furthermore, items related to Mankato State College address the retirements of two faculty members, various miscellaneous documents, and the...
Dates: 1887