What's New -- July 2023


New and Updated Finding Aids

Name/Abstract File No.
Carver County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Case Files and Index gr02518
Case File No. 1189Civil and criminal cases, filed as a single integrated set; case file numbers 1-4378 (microfilm) and 4739-9457 (unfilmed originals). There is also an index for the 1860s-1890s records.

Includes digital content.
Carver County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its School Censuses gr02519
Censuses for 1957 and earlier are arranged according to the "old" [pre-statewide] number. Censuses from 1958 and later are arranged according to the "new" [statewide] district number.
Conference of Gay/Lesbian Elected and Appointed Officials: An Inventory of Its Records P2399
Headphones iconRecords and audio-taped proceedings from a nonpartisan conference focusing on the mutual concerns and experiences of lesbian and gay elected and appointed officials, candidates, potential candidates, and campaign workers.

Includes digital content.
Face to Face Health and Counseling Service, Inc. (Saint Paul, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 01357
Video iconRecords of Face to Face, an organization which provides medical care, mental healthcare, housing support, case management, employment training and support, and other social services to low-income and insecurely housed youth. Collection includes: administrative records; materials related to organizational governance; event, project, and program files; photographs; financial records; and promotional videos.

Includes digital content.
William E. Frenzel: An Inventory of His Papers 00036
William Eldridge (Bill) FrenzelCongressional papers and office files (1970-1992) of a third district Republican congressman from Minnesota (1971-1991) who later (1990-) served as a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. The material focuses largely on Frenzels work on the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Trade and the House Administration Committee, and his efforts at Brookings to secure passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (1993). Brookings Institution files (1990-2000) include information about Frenzels efforts to secure passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (1993). There is a small amount of material from Frenzels years in the Minnesota House of Representatives (1963-1969).

Includes digital content.
Hennepin County: Crystal: An Inventory of Its City Council Minutes and Agenda Packets gr01169
Agenda packets, January-March 1983City Council Minutes and Agenda Packets of Crystal.

Includes digital content.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Bulletin gr02544
Master set of newsletters issued by the school district, usually weekly, during the school year (1942-1981, 1983); titled "School Bulletin" from 1942 to 1970. Also included are "The Bulletin" (newsletter) of the Minneapolis Grade Teachers' Association (1913-1916), and the public schools "Newsletter" (interspersed, 1970-1981).
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Citizens' School Facilities Committee Records gr02538
Minutes, subject files, and reports of this citizens' committee covering such topics as school building planning; occupational, vocational, and technical education; integration; student involvement; and equality of educational opportunity. Includes the committee's February 1971 final report.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Nathan Hale/EugeneField Quality Integrated Education Project Records gr02532
Nathan Hale/Eugene Field Quality Integrated Education Project records documenting a demonstration project in quality integrated education.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Nokomis Junior High School Parent Teacher Association Scrapbooks gr02539
1948-1952 are missing.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Southeast Alternatives Experimental Schools Project Records gr02533
Records documenting a five-year project to test alternative school styles for grades K-6th and options for 7th-12th grade programs, carried out by the Mineapolis Public Schools under a grant from the United States Office of Education.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Teacher Record Cards gr02537
Each card may, but does not necessarily, include the following data: name, Minneapolis address, home address, number of years teaching, diplomas, name of school, salary, age, date appointed or hired, birth date, citizenship, nationality of parents, and education. There are also cards for summer school, evening school, playground and garden service, and substitutes.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: An Inventory of Its Warrant Registers gr02541
Many of the volumes are labeled "Secretary's Register" or "Warrant Record."
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Board of Education: An Inventory of Its Budgets and Financial Statements gr02542
Printed budgets (1939-1942, 1962-1974, incomplete), financial reports (1944, 1950-1953, 1959-1961, 1968-1974), and financial statements with auditor's reports (1967-1972) of the board of education or the Minneapolis public schools.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Board of Education: An Inventory of Its Office Archives [Subject Files] gr02531
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of committee meetings, published and near-print materials, legal documents, programs, and miscellany relating to all aspects of the administration, programs, and curricula of the Minneapolis public schools.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Board of Education: An Inventory of Its School Correspondence gr02536
Includes correspondence with individual schools, reports, extracts from the "School Bulletin" and from board minutes, printed material and cross reference sheets. Files on closed schools usually contain notes concerning closings, lists of principals, and information about the construction of the school.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Board of Education: An Inventory of Its Subject Files gr02530
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, meeting minutes of various committees, extracts from the "School Bulletin" and board minutes, published and near-print materials, circulars, and cross reference sheets relating to all aspects of the administration, programs, and finances of the Minneapolis public schools. Files are particularly numerous for athletics, awards (scholarships), budgets, building program, curriculum matters, adult and vocational education and counseling, school system organizational matters, teachers and teachers' organizations, tests, and textbooks.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Finance Department: An Inventory of Its Financial Statements gr02543
Financial statements for the following funds: Permanent Improvement Fund, Lunch Room Fund, General Fund, Trust Fund, Revolving Fund, Book Fund, Building Bond Fund, Repair and Improvement Fund, Liabilities and Surplus Fund, School Funds, and various cash funds. Typescripts, with some accompanying workpapers and background materials.
Hennepin County: Minneapolis Public Schools: Finance Department: An Inventory of Its Records gr02540
Includes annual and financial reports (1948-1954), report of expenditures for repairs and minor improvements (1927-1935), budget estimates and expenditure plans (1926-1945, incomplete), real estate records (1927-1930, 1946-1949), register of all WPA projects conducted by the school district (1935-1938), school lunchroom fund financial reports (1930-1940), salary survey (1939), and subject files (1935-1944) covering the Citizens' Committee on Public Education, property, pupils, and pupil-teacher statistics.
Ruth Juhl: An Inventory of Her Ruth Juhl and Family Collection of Missionary Documents 01499
Letter from Robert Hopkins to Gideon Pond, Traverse des Sioux to Oak Grove, February 24, 1849 Thirty-four letters and other documents related to Minnesota Presbyterian missionaries, Dakota bands and communities, and to the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, spanning a pivotal period of time in Dakota and American relations. Most of the material consists of correspondence between Robert Hopkins and Gideon Pond. There are also letters to associates, many of whom were important figures in early Minnesota, and letters to family members. Several census-style lists (1846) contain names of members of Dakota Indian bands in the Minnesota and Mississippi river valleys of Southeastern Minnesota.

Includes digital content.
Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center: An Inventory of Its Records 01352
Video icon Records of the natural education, research, and programming organization of the Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center located near Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota. The records consists of: land management and administrative records; printed materials, including brochures, newsletters, press releases, maps, and ephemera; annual reports; newspaper clippings; program planning and event material; records regarding financing and planning by various foundations; photographs; scrapbooks; historical publications and articles; exhibit design; and audiovisual records.

Includes digital content.
Legislature: Electronic Real Estate Recording Commission: An Inventory of Its Meeting Files gr00561
Meeting files of the Electronic Real Estate Recording Commission [ERERC] (2008-2019), and its p redecessor, the Electronic Real Estate Recording Task Force [ERER] (2000-2008).
Frank P. Leslie: An Inventory of His Papers 00061
Headphones iconCorrespondence (1932-1972), subject files, newspaper clippings, photographs, printed material, and phonograph records relating to a Minneapolis paper company executive and book collector.

Includes digital content.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Index to Purchasers and Sellers of Liquor gr02517
Index to Purchasers and Sellers of Liquor of the Mower County District Court.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Judgment Books gr02520
Judgment books of the Mower County District Court.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Judgment Dockets gr02521
Information recorded: Docket (case) number, names of judgment debtor(s) and creditor(s), court (usually district, but some municipal, justice, Supreme), date of judgment, date and time of docketing, amount of damages, amount of court costs, total amount of judgment, attorney name, and information on whether and when satisfied. Information varies somewhat in early volumes.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Minutes gr02522
Minutes of the Mower County District Court.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Order Books gr02523
Order books of the Mower County District Court.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Registration and Certificate Records gr02524
Includes records or registers for osteopaths, optometrists, physicians, dentists, chiropractors, masseurs, veterinarians, ordination credentials, and basic science certificates.
Mower County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Torrens Records gr02525
Torrens system docket book and decree record book.
Mower County: Juvenile Court: An Inventory of Its Record Books gr02526
Records for 1923-1932 and 1945-1962 are missing.
Mower County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Final Decrees of Distribution gr02527
Final decrees, 1884-1971 (reels 1-20) and miscellaneous orders, 1856-1964 (reels 21-27), containing data on decedents' estates and their distribution to heirs and/or legatees. Records (1920-1939) pertaining to county aid allowances for women with dependent children (mothers' pensions) and the guardianship of juveniles under the age of sixteen comprise the bulk of five volumes of the miscellaneous orders.
Mower County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Insanity Records gr02528
Petitions in insanity, reports of jury or board of examiners, and related orders and commitment documents. Some volumes also include reports of examinations for inebriety and epilepsy.
Mower County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Will Books gr02529
Copies or transcriptions of the complete texts of wills probated by the courts, accompanied by certifications of authenticity and of filing signed by witnesses and clerks of court. Original wills are found in the probate case files.
Ombudsman For Corrections: An Inventory of Its Subject Files gr02535
Files documenting the work of the ombudsman office, particularly highlighting conditions
and programs in Minnesota’s correctional facilities.
Ombudsman For Corrections: An Inventory of The Files of Theartrice Williams gr02534
Files kept by Williams, Minnesota's first Ombudsman for Corrections, serving from 1972-1982.
Pond Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00717
Papers documenting the history of a Minnesota pioneer family, particularly the ministry of two brothers who were early missionaries among the Dakota Indians.
Materials include photocopied and original correspondence, some with transcripts, photocopied and original diaries, photocopied and original sermons, addresses, real property records, poems, lexicons, a Dakota grammar, genealogies, an autograph album, reminiscences, account books, photocopied and microfilmed scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings.
Arnold Schwyzer and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 01514
Papers of Schwyzer and his daughter Marguerite, both St. Paul physicians, and some of other family members. Included are their correspondence with family, friends, and professional colleagues; Arnold Schwyzer's medical articles, lists of operations, and case histories; diaries, guest books, and journals of various members of the Schwyzer family; and numerous notebooks for courses taken by Arnold and his wife Johanna at schools in Switzerland. Most papers for 1852-1905 are in German.
St. Louis County: District Court (Ely): An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Indexes gr02547
Personal name index, index to declaraions and petitons, declarations of intention, petition and record, listes of citzenship petitions granted and denied, and applications to take oath of allegiance.
St. Louis County: District Court (Hibbing): An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Indexes gr02546
Personal name index, index to declarations and petitions, declarations of intention, petition and record, lists of citizenship petitions granted and denied, and applications to take oath of allegiance.
St. Louis County: District Court (Virginia): An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Indexes gr02545
Personal name index, index to declarations of intention, petition and record, lists of citizenship petitions granted and denied, transfer of petitons, and an undated index to declarations and petitions.
Tax Court: An Inventory of Its Closed [Completed] Decision Files gr00473
Case files for appeals from orders of the Commissioner of Revenue regarding tax disputes, or from property valuations or classifications, that resulted in a Tax Court decision. The court's decisions interpret the law and have precedent value.
Tax Court: An Inventory of Its Closed [Completed] Property Taxes Files gr01291
VSA Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 01333
Video iconOrganizational records created by VSA Minnesota, which provides artistic programs and services for children and adults with disabilities. Collection includes project and program files, including files on single projects, such as the Native American Very Special Arts Festival, as well as ongoing programs such as the Arts Ambassador Program and the Artist-in-Residence Program.

Includes digital content.


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