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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Meyer, Arnold. "Sketch History of F.W. and Caroline Uhlhorn." Booklet, 1979

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1359

This collection consists of a booklet written by Arnold Meyer of Mankato, Minnesota. The booklet contains genealogical information about the Uhlhorn family, including many photographs, a portion of F.W. Uhlhorn’s military record, and copies of official documents such as birth and wedding certificates.

Dates: 1979

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

 Collection — 27 Microfilm
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1444
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1861-1922

Mills, Lucius Denning, 1848 - 1936 and Others. "Reminiscences of Pioneer Life [1848 - 1933]." Reminiscences, 1933

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0119
Abstract The Lucius Denning Mills collection holds a typed copy of an unpublished manuscript entitled “Reminiscences of Pioneer Life” compiled by Mills. Mills recalled his family living in Illinois before migrating to the area around Garden City, Minnesota. Also, he discussed living conditions in Mankato, Minnesota for the year 1854, the Dakota Conflict and subsequent mass hanging in Mankato, and the hardships and joys experienced by pioneers on the Minnesota frontier during the...
Dates: 1933

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities/Minnesota State. Collection, 1859-Ongoing.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSU Archives Collection 010
Abstract The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State) collection contains information about the state's universities and their predecessor institutions since 1859. The collection is made up of publications, minutes, correspondence, memos, budgets, rules and regulations, newsletters, and records of the chancellors. Documents are arranged by governing bodies and chronology: State Normal School System, State Teachers College System, State College Board, the State University System,...
Dates: 1859-Ongoing

Minnesota Work Relief History: During the Period from April 1, 1934 to June 30, 1935. Book, 1935

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1336

This collection contains the book Minnesota Work Relief History: During the Period from April 1, 1934 to June 30, 1935. The book has information on the projects of the work relief program in Minnesota and includes actual photographs of the program’s workers and their accomplishments. The book was published in 1935.

Dates: Publication: 1935

Nelson, Howard M., 1915 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0198
Abstract The Howard M. Nelson collection contains an oral history interview and transcript of an interview conducted between Chuck Erickson and Nelson in the summer of 1979. In the interview, Nelson recalled his roles and responsibilities along with the economic and social expectations of teaching social studies at St. Peter High School during World War II. Besides educating high school students, Nelson taught the United States Navy's V-12 program at Gustavus Adolphus College. The V-12 course aimed...
Dates: 1979

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

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0135
Abstract 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

Newton, Judith (Judy) D. Oral History Interview, 24 October 1983.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1488
Abstract The Judith Newton collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Newton and Elden Eklund during the autumn of 1983. In the interview, Newton, an English teacher at Faribault, Minnesota, discussed the purpose and results of the 1975 Faribault Teachers’ Strike. Newton noted the strike’s effect on teachers, administrators, and students. She believed that the strike hardened positions on both the employer and employee sides of the...
Dates: 1983-10-24

Northern Pacific Railway Company. Pamphlet Collection, 1867 - 1967

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0104
Abstract The Northern Pacific Railway Company collection contains 348 pamphlets. These items contain information concerning the Northern Pacific's annual reports, the reports of branch lines, and immigrant guides to raihoad land in the western states. These pamphlets are duplicates from the complete collection of Northern Pacific papers owned by the Minnesota Historical Society. Due to the varied nature of the items that relate not only to the Northern Pacific Railway Company but also to smaller...
Dates: 1867-1967

Paddock, Harry, 1870 - 1961. Papers, 1870 -1930

 Collection — Hollinger box 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0157
Abstract This collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Mr. Harry Paddock, a lawyer and land speculator who spent most of his life in Mankato. The collection contains his personal and business correspondence from 1890 to 1930. Two of the main topics are the selling of lumber from Mr. Paddock's lands and land speculation near Walker, Minnesota, an area that was being considered for the site of a sanitarium. Also included are some miscellaneous business receipts, transcripts of court...
Dates: 1870-1930