What's New -- June 2022

The Toll and Journey of Triggering Content

Gay Tapes Descriptive Notes is the blog of the Description Section of the Society of American Archivists. This month it features an article by our colleague April Rodriguez who first posted about the issue of archival labor and specifically emotional labor in her work last year in our monthly post. Happy Pride month all and take care of each other!



New and Updated Finding Aids - June 2022

Name/Abstract File No.
Aitkin County, Minnesota : An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00035
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Aitkin 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.
Campbell-Mithun, Inc.: An Inventory of Its Records 01320
Subject files, newsletters, introductory brochures, financial data, plans, manuals, reports and studies, photographs, slides, and corporate miscellany documenting the operations, personnel, advertising philosophy, public and client relations, and other aspects of the history of this Minneapolis advertising firm. The majority of the collection contains advertising porfolios containing copies of newspaper advertisements, brochures, posters, and flyers created by the firm for it clients.
Cass County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00073
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Cass 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.
Clay County: Independent School District No. 152, Moorhead: An Inventory of Its Records gr00992
New Orleans Expo VolumeRecords documenting the administration of this Clay County school district.

Includes digital content.
Crow Wing County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00040
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Crow Wing 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.
M.A. Gedney Company (Chaska, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 01338
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                                                jars, undatedMinutes and other corporation data, financial records, stockholder information, production and sales statistics, subject files, product labels, recipes, photographs, advertisements, and historical miscellany of the company M.A. Gedney, a Minnesota-based pickling firm known for producing the "Minnesota pickle".

Includes digital content.
Sharon Grimes: An Inventory of the Dickey/Grimes family collection of wartime letters and family papers 01464
Headphones icon Includes wartime letters received by Shirley M.E. Dickey and her daughter Sharon Dickey (later Sharon Grimes) of New Ulm, Minnesota. Includes letters between Shirley Dickey and husband Harrison E. Dickey, while Harrison served in World War II and the Korean War (1943-1956), and letters and audio correspondence between Walter B. Siegmann and his then-girlfriend Sharon Dickey, while Siegmann was serving in the Vietnam War (1967-1969). Also included are miscellaneous Dickey family letters and photographs (undated, 1895, 1928, 1953-1975), clippings, postcards, and passports and identification of Harrison and Shirley Dickey (1980, 1993-1994).

Includes digital content.
Marshall County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00068
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Marshall 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.
McLeod County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00124
A collection of telephone directories for cities in McLeod 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.
Redwood County: Audit Board: An Inventory of Its Records gr02265
Volumes A, 2 and 3.
Redwood County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its Records gr02266
Road papers (1866-1970), including petitions, orders, notices, plats, reports, correspondence and related papers, and road calendar A (1866-1906), containing for each new road, a record of the petition to establish and of the road commissioner's decision, a surveyor's report or other narrative description of the route, and a township map showing its location; fox and wolf bounty papers (1950-1965); and school district organization papers (1896-1957) and a boundary record (1870, 1880-1892), providing for each school district, a township plat showing boundaries, a legal description of the boundaries, and a list of boundary changes beginning in 1880.
Redwood County: Board of County Commissioners: An Inventory of Its Minutes gr02267
Minutes of the Board of County Commissioners of Redwood County.
Redwood County: Milroy: An Inventory of Its Records gr02268
Village/city council minutes (1916-1950, 1954-1979), ordinances (1906, 1908-1961, 1969-1974), registers of receipts and disbursements (1902-1974), justice of the peace docket books (1895-1959), municipal liquor store audit reports (1960-1967), land tax road warrants (1912-1913), and election records (1930-1971, incomplete).
Roseau County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Criminal Case Files gr02249
No. 353, State v George Ryan, June 28, 1929Files 2-743 (1896-1957) and unnumbered cases (1893-1906). Gaps exist among the early case numbers; the files remain tri-folded.

Includes digital content.
Washington County: An Inventory of Its Birth Records gr01888
Microfilmed registers of births (1870-1934), with indexes (1870-1981); microfilmed and original birth reports from local jurisdictions (1870-1910); and microfilmed and original delayed birth register, records, and index (1867-1991). They cover the entire county. Also includes 6 reels of negative microfilm master and duplicate negatives, one original birth record volume, and a folder of original illegitimate birth records from various jurisdictions.
Washington County: An Inventory of Its Death Records gr01889
Microfilmed death records (1870-1994), reports of deaths received from individual townships and villages (1870-1910), and death certificates (1946-1994). They cover the entire county. Also includes death returns (1870-1883); permits for burial or removal (1919-1923); original township reports of death; and 2 original death record volumes.
Washington County: An Inventory of Its Marriage Records gr02270
Marriage license registers, with indexes (1849-1950), and an extensive file of marriage licenses and certificates (1849-1952). The degree of overlap between information in the two series is not known. They cover the entire county.
Water Resources Board: An Inventory of Its Miscellaneous Records gr02269
Board manual (1960); 1961 report to Legislature and Governor; Red River Basin Planning Committee minutes (1961-1964); selected correspondence (1964-1973) of the administrative secretary regarding reporting procedures; water laws study report (1963); board member photographs (1967-1985); exhibits, statements, petitions, court documents, reports, and other materials (1971-1977) relating to the dredging and draining of Luedtke Slough and several lakes in the Fairmont (Martin County) area; and Roseau River Basin/International Joint Commission hearing proceedings and International Roseau River Engineering Board report (1975-1976).
Yellow Medicine County: Echo Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02259
Birth (1874-1908) and death (1883-1907) register and birth (1908-1953) and death (1908-1950) certificate.
Yellow Medicine County: Granite Falls: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02260
Birth and death register (1887-1919), including a record of contagious diseases for 1917, and birth and death certificate record (1919-1953).
Yellow Medicine County: Hammer Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02261
Birth (1877-1907) and death (1880-1907) register; birth and death certificate records (1908-1953); and burial or removal permits (1907-1908). The register also includes annual meeting minutes (1877-1879, p. 100-101).
Yellow Medicine County: Sandnes Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02262
Birth and death registers (1873-1908) and certificate record (1898-1952), and burial/removal permits (1907-1944).
Yellow Medicine County: Stony Run Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02263
Birth and death register (1871-1907) and certificate record (1907-1953), and a burial permit (1925).
Yellow Medicine County: Swede Prairie Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr02264
Birth and death registers (1879-1914) and certificate records (1907-1940), and burial/removal permits (1907-1923).


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