Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
The Grace Brewster collection contains information regarding her family history. The information was compiled by Brewster and her father, George H. Brewster. The information details the family lines of the Bentley, Brewster, Bristol, Bunker, Jordan, Kettner, Loomis, North, Panling, Pratt, Rambo, Roberts, Sheldon, Smith, and Stone families. In addition to the compilation of ancestral heritage, the collection contains numerous photographs of some of Brewster’s many relatives.
This collection consists of a family history booklet compiled by Mrs. Victoria Busch, of Mankato, Minnesota. The booklet contains Busch family genealogy information, photocopies of newspaper articles and obituaries related to the Busch family, photographs, and general historical information about New Ulm and Mankato. The family tree and genealogical information included starts in the 1860s and runs through the 1970s.
This collection consists of a set of slides, reel-to-reel tapes, and a cassette tape, which were all part of a multi-media presentation on the history of Amboy, Minnesota. This history was compiled to celebrate the centennial of the towns founding in 1879. The presentation was entitled “Days of Planting—Years of Harvest. A Centennial History of Amboy, Minnesota.”
Ethnic Background Map of Blue Earth County, Minnesota. Mankato State University Geography Department, 1981
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.
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.
The History Department Collection consists of items from the History Department at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The collection is made up of correspondence, reports, studies, annual budgets, and departmental records. The collection also covers the Northern Great Plains History Conference from the 1970s and 1992, and Committee meetings that addressed topics that arose within the History Department.
The Homecoming Papers collection consists of a yearly folder about the preparation for Homecoming at Minnesota State University, Mankato and its predecessor institutions. Included in the folders are newspaper articles about different Homecoming events, as well as photographs of events that took place during the week.