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New and Updated Finding Aids - August 2014

Name/Abstract File No.
Bernard A. Casserly: An Inventory of His Papers 00163
Correspondence, articles, speeches, subject files, trip files, a scrapbook, and miscellany of Bernard Casserly, Minnesota-based Roman Catholic journalist, editor and commentator.
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company: An Inventory of Its Corporate Records 01004
Minutes, annual reports, and accounting records of a railroad company incorporated in 1864 that operated a line in northern Illinois, and that in 1970 merged with several other railroads to form Burlington Northern Inc.
Chisago County, Minnesota : An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00091
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Chisago County, Minnesota. Telephone directories are published by telephone companies and include alphabetical listings of residential and business phone numbers and street addresses in the white pages, and a listing of businesses arranged by subject in the yellow pages. Each entry on the inventory lists the city name, year of coverage, and the shelf number of the printed volume or microfiche set which includes that city.
Clifford C. Sommer: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society. 00656
Personal and professional papers including correspondence, speeches, subject files, organizational and corporate records, political campaign materials, senatorial files, photographs, press clippings, and scrapbooks documenting Sommers activities as president of the Security Bank and Trust Co. of Owatonna, Minnesota (now National Farmers Bank), in state and local banking associations, as state senator from District 3 (1967-1971), as a director of Lutheran Mutual Life Insurance Co., and as a member of a large number of other organizations including the Republican Party, Radio Free Europe, and Phi Delta Theta.
Davidson Company: An Inventory of Its Records at the Minnesota Historical Society 00654
Correspondence, land contracts and leases, property maps, financial and tax records, legal instruments, printed matter, and miscellaneous records documenting the existence of several interrelated companies headquartered in St. Paul, as well as the personal business careers of several members of the Davidson family of St. Paul, especially Watson Pogue Davidson, Sr., around whose activities the several groups of records revolve.
George W. Gauthier: An Inventory of His Papers 01165
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers of a Saint Paul mail carrier, wood carver, and member of the Minnesota Territorial Pioneers Association. Includes a brief history of the building of the first Catholic church in St. Paul with information about Father Lucien Galtier (May 1938).
I. A. O'Shaughnessy: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society 00659
Correspondence (1971-1973), business papers (1940-1972), U.S. Petroleum Administration Board files (1933-1935), Petroleum Industry Council for National Defense files (1941-1943), and miscellaneous papers of a St. Paul (Minn.) oil executive and philanthropist.
Isanti County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00122
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Isanti County, Minnesota. Telephone directories are published by telephone companies and include alphabetical listings of residential and business phone numbers and street addresses in the white pages, and a listing of businesses arranged by subject in the yellow pages. Each entry on the inventory lists the city name, year of coverage, and the shelf number of the printed volume or microfiche set which includes that city.
JOHN B. SANBORN: An Inventory of His Papers P1981
Register of litigations, official military correspondence and reports, miscellaneous personal correspondence, reminiscences, a personal memorandum and cash book, and certificates of appointment providing insight into the career of an army officer, lawyer, and state legislator from Minnesota.
Kanabec County, Minnesota : An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00063
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Kanabec County, Minnesota. Telephone directories are published by telephone companies and include alphabetical listings of residential and business phone numbers and street addresses in the white pages, and a listing of businesses arranged by subject in the yellow pages. Each entry on the inventory lists the city name, year of coverage, and the shelf number of the printed volume or microfiche set which includes that city.
Phyllis Wheatley Community Center: An Inventory of Its Records at the Minnesota Historical Society. 00658
The records contain information on the history, purposes, management, funding, and facilities of the settlement house, its programs, including camping, interracial vacation visits, boxing, and other activities; its social services and those of other Minneapolis settlement houses; human rights, including the Governors Human Rights Commission and the Governors Interracial Commission; Black, migrant, and Indian workers; public housing; state legislation, particularly relating to welfare; community needs, planning, and redevelopment; juvenile delinquency; rationing during World War II; and cancellation (1950) of a speech by Eslanda Goode Robeson (Mrs. Paul) on conditions in communist China.
Pine County, Minnesota : An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00079
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Pine County, Minnesota. Telephone directories are published by telephone companies and include alphabetical listings of residential and business phone numbers and street addresses in the white pages, and a listing of businesses arranged by subject in the yellow pages. Each entry on the inventory lists the city name, year of coverage, and the shelf number of the printed volume or microfiche set which includes that city.

New and Updated Catalog Records

Davis, E. Page. E. Page Davis papers, undated, 1871-1872.
The collection relates to promotion of and emigration to Minnesota and the Red River Valley. Two items relate to the Northwestern Colonization and Free Homestead Company. Two items relate to the Red River Colony of Minnesota. Two letters to W. N. Child of Cornish Flat, New Hampshire, describe the Red River Colony and give advice on how to emigrate to it.
Minnesota. Common School District No. 511 (Harmony : Township). Clerk's books.
Minnesota. Common School District No. 516 (Bristol : Township). Treasurer's books.
Minnesota. Common School District No. 149 (Bristol : Township). Records.
Clerk's book (1908-1911), attendance registers (1871-1925, incomplete), and textbook record (1888-1889, 1899-1900).
Fletcher, Florence L. Readus and Florence L. Fletcher family papers, 1858-2013.
Genealogical materials, a scrapbook, and photographs of Readus and Florence L. (Ward) Fletcher, a second generation Saint Paul Rondo neighborhood family.
Gordon, Thomas. Civil War diary, 1862-1865.
Typed transcription of a diary written by Thomas Gordon of Winona, Minnesota, covering the years 1862-1865, while a private with the First Minnesota Light Artillery during the Civil War.
Sisson, Joel. Green Chair Project records, 1991-2008.
Manuals (undated, 1995), press clippings (1991-2008), brochures and flyers, photographs, audiocassettes, and VHS videocassettes relating to a Minneapolis-based nonprofit community project, founded by artist Joel Sisson and others, that worked with inner-city youth in the Twin Cities to construct and sell green Adirondack chairs.
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2546 (Warren : Township). Records.
Clerk's book (1965) and treasurer's books (1941-1966).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2547 (Warren : Township). Records.
Attendance register (1900-1904), census (1963), and clerk's book (1962-1965).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2559 (Wilson : Township). Records.
Teacher's annual report to county superintendent (1949-1954, incomplete) and clerk's book (1966-1967).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2560 (Utica : Township). Records.
Clerk's books (1955-1962) and treasurer's books (1955-1962).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2563 (Norton : Township). Records.
Clerk's books (1952-1958) and treasurer's books (1938-1958).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2564 (Norton : Township). Records.
Clerk's books (1952-1962), treasurer's books (1952-1962), and census (1956-1960).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2572 (Mount Vernon : Township). Records.
Clerk's book (1922-1965), treasurer's book (1956-1965), census (1956-1960, incomplete), and order dissolving school district (1964).
Minnesota. Common School District No. 2573 (Warren : Township). Records.
Attendance register (1869-1899), clerk's books 1958-1966), and treasurer's books (1942-1966).
Minnesota. Independent School District No. 857 (Lewiston). Records.
Attendance register (1906-1907), classification registers (1902-1906), and textbook records (1914-1916).
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 23 (Utica : Township). Records.
Classification register (1904-1906) and attendance register (1902-1906).
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 37 (Hart : Township). Treasurer's books.
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 38 (Warren : Township). Records.
Clerk's book (1868-1976) and attendance register (1913-1914).
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 64 (Utica : Township). Records.
Clerk's books (1934-1956), census (1952-1955), and order dissolving school district (1956).
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 68 (Fremont : Township). Records.
Clerk's (1952-1955) and treasurer's (1945-1956) books.
Winona County (Minn.). School District No. 93 (Utica : Township). Records.
Classification register (1904-1906) and attendance register (1904-1906).

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