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History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Brewster, Grace, 1880 - 1971. Collection, 1888 - 1955

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0148
Overview 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.
Dates: 1888-1955

Busch, Victoria. "A Family Register", Booklet, ca. 1980.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1358
Overview 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.
Dates: 1980

Centennial History of Amboy, Minnesota. Multi-media presentation, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1376
Overview 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.”
Dates: 1979

Davis, LeRoy G., 1859 - 1957. Reminiscences (1865 - 1893), undated

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0133
Overview The reminiscences proved within the LeRoy G. Davis collection pertain to his family’s migration from Wisconsin to Minnesota and the food they ate. He reminisced about his childhood on a farm near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, and his occupations in Redwood County teaching second grade and his time at the law office of J. M. Thompson in Sleepy Eye. He discussed his education at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and at Hamline University in St. Paul before a shortage of economic funds forced him...
Dates: Undated

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

 Collection — 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

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

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1353
Overview 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

Geschwind, Peter, 1852 - 1938. Papers, 1868 - 1922

 Collection — Half hollinger box 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0132
Overview The Peter Geschwind collection consists of items pertaining to his work in the Sleepy Eye, Minnesota as well as some personal items. The collection contains The Charter of the City of Sleepy Eye with appended ordinances through 1907, manuscripts written by Geschwind about his views concerning the Ku Klux Klan and more specifically the Klan in southern Texas, and an undated photograph of Geschwind. Additionally, the collection contains numerous documents ranging from land deeds, to the will of...
Dates: 1868-1922

History Department. Collection, 1968-Ongoing

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSU Archives Collection 112
Overview 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.
Dates: 1968-

Homecoming Papers. Collection, 1928-Ongoing

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSU Archives Collection 019
Overview 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.
Dates: 1928-Ongoing

Hruska, James. Collection, 1946 - 1967

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0140
Overview The James Hruska collection consists of three manuscripts and one public address detailing the history of Waterville, Minnesota and Le Sueur County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Senator A. O Sundet gave the address in May 1967. Sundet’s speech pertained to the history of Le Sueur County.The manuscripts document the history of Waterville and the surrounding area. The Junior Historical Society of Waterville compiled one manuscript entitled “Our Veterans” in 1946. This compilation...
Dates: 1946-1967