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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

"I Remember Mankato." Scrapbook, 1952

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0147

The “I Remember Mankato” scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of various reminiscences about the history of Mankato, Minnesota. The scrapbook was compiled by students at the Wilson Campus School at Mankato State College. The clippings came from a twenty-three part series of articles printed in the Mankato Free Press between 6 March and 3 July 1952.

Dates: 1952

Ingraham, Eliza M., 1883 - 1957. "Reminiscences of Eliza M. Ingraham (July 29, 1883 - January 20, 1957.)" undated

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0134

The collection consists of a typed copy of Eliza M. Ingraham’s reminiscences of life in rural Leavenworth Township, Brown County, Minnesota during the Nineteenth Century. The majority of the paper consists of Ingraham recalling a log cabin near her home called the “old Hoff place.” In another section, she retold a tale about lost treasure buried near the cabin by American Indians escaping from soldiers. The paper ended abruptly after she recounted the cabin’s demise during her childhood.

Dates: Undated

Jackson, Donald Force. "Jackson-Cahill, Force-Moen: A Narrative Genealogy". Booklet, 1980

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1360

This collection consists of a family history compiled by Donald Force Jackson. The narrative focuses on the author’s parents, Raymond Jackson and Della Anne Force Jackson. Information on pioneer life in Mankato and River Falls, Minnesota, the Mankato Teachers College, Army life during World War II, and the Mankato Tire Company are all part of the booklet.

Dates: 1980

Kiester, Jacob Armel, 1832 - 1904. "The History of Faribault County, Minnesota" Volume II, Manuscript, 1880 - 1904

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0149

The Jacob Armel Kiester collection contains the unpublished “History of Faribault County, Minnesota.” The information is compiled into six volumes, and this manuscript details the county’s history between 1880 and 1904. Previously, Kiester compiled the county’s history preceding 1880 in the book The History of Faribault County, Minnesota, from its First Settlement to the Close of the Year 1879.

Dates: 1880-1904

Mansfield, Charles F., 1828 - 1885, and Family. Collection, 1861 - 1977

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0131
Abstract The Charles F. Mansfield and Family collection contains information regarding the family’s activities in the Mankato, Minnesota area. The earliest documents are letters written by Charles F. Mansfield during his service in the Union Army during the Civil War. Besides Mansfield’s correspondence, the collection holds information produced primarily by Charles, Louisa and Cornelia Mansfield. These documents include: legal documents, vouchers, check stubs, property tax and merchandise receipts,...
Dates: 1861-1977

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

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

Old Main Cornerstone. Collection, 1869-1969.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSU Archives Collection 022

The Old Main Cornerstone Box collection consists of items taken from the cornerstone box in Old Main on the lower campus of Mankato State Normal School during its construction in 1869. The time capsule includes newspapers, business cards from local businesses, photographs, and university course offering catalogs. Additional items were added to the cornerstone box in 1923 and 1969.

Dates: 1869-1969

Parry, Edward Randolph, 1832-1874. Collection, 1857-1867

 Collection — Half hollinger box 0106-0115, Folder: 01-03
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0110
Abstract The Edward Randolph Parry collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, land deeds, and information related to his life in Mankato, Minnesota. The Pennsylvania newspaper chppings titled "Minne-inne-opa" and "P" appeared in the Chester County Times and the Philadelphia Press. The articles described Mankato, Minneopa Falls, land prices, American Indians, and the vicinity around Mankato for promotional purposes. Furthermore, the collection contains letters from Parry to his...
Dates: 1857-1867