What's New -- September 2023


New and Updated Finding Aids

Name/Abstract File No.
Agriculture Department: Plant Protection Division: Biotechnology Program: An Inventory of Its Genetic Engineering Statutes and Administrative Rules Records gr02619
Records of the biotechnology program concerning the establishment of Minnesota Statutes 18F and Minnesota Rules Chapter 4420 which concern the establishment of permits for the release of certain genetically engineered agriculturally related organisms to protect humans and the environment from the potential for significant adverse effects of those releases.
Charles W. and Mary Lesley Ames: An Inventory of Their Papers 00482
Articles of incorporation and bylaws, 1915-1919Personal papers and organizational records of St. Paul (Minn.) businessman Charles W. Ames and several other members of his family, documenting their lives and involvements in a number of civic, cultural, religious, charitable, and war relief organizations through correspondence, subject files, minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, printed materials, legal papers, scrapbooks, card files, and newsletters.

Includes digital content.
B.W. Harris Manufacturing Co.: An Inventory of Its Advertising Materials 00310
Headphones iconAdvertising and promotional materials, product catalogs, some photographs, audiotapes, films, style books with fabric samples, and newspaper advertisement scrapbooks of a Saint Paul-based, family-owned manufacturer of outerwear and sportswear founded in 1916 and perhaps best known for its Zero King line of men's coats.

Includes digital content.
Benton County: An Inventory of Its Miscellaneous Records gr02620
Coroner's inquest register (1895-1915); chattel mortgage records (1856-1895); estray and cattle mark record (1866-1903); book of liens and personal property records (1859-1895); orders issued by the board of county supervisors (1859-1868); a proposal for a sheltered workshop (1968); and development code and land use plan (1980s).
Cook County: Extension Service: An Inventory of Its Annual Reports gr02597
Typescripts and mimeograph copies, for the years 1919 and 1923-1982. These reports document the work of the Cook County Extension Service and its agents in some detail.
Dakota County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Default Judgment Books gr02621
Default judgment books of the Dakota County District Court.
Dakota County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Indictment on Information Records gr02622
Cover primarily criminal cases.
Dakota County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Judgment Books gr02623
Judgment books of the Dakota County District Court.
Ethical Practices Board: An Inventory of Its Socialist Workers Party Files gr02598
Files dealing with the Socialist Workers Party partial exemption from the campaign finance disclosure statements required under Minnesota law [Laws 1974 c470 sec20]. Citing a subdivision which exempted any association or any of its member or contributors from the requirement if disclosure would expose any or all of them to economic reprisals, loss of employment, or threat of physical coercion, the SWP was allowed to list all individual contributors or lenders and endorsers by a number instead of a name on records filed with the state.
Faribault County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Real Estate Tax Judgment Books gr02606
Record of real estate found to be tax delinquent.
Governor Quie, Albert H.: An Inventory of His Appointment Files gr02599
Files relating to appointments to boards, commissions, councils, and departments, associated with staff members Mary Jo Richardson, Pat Jensen, Carol Magee, and Robert Andringa. Richardson was Quie's special assistant for appointments for boards and committees through 1979, when Jensen took over; Magee was their assistant.
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil Case File Transcripts gr02609
Includes unnumbered files and file nos. 943, 1114, 1263, and 1693.
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Default Judgment Records gr02610
Volumes A-E. Volume A includes some entries from Douglas County.
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Judgment Records gr02611
Includes volumes A-D, 1872-1976.
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Minutes gr02612
Includes volumes A-D (1883-1978).
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Index gr02613
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Real Estate Tax Judgment Books gr02614
Includes volumes A-H (1875-1979).
Grant County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Register of Convictions in Justice Court gr02615
Includes registers of criminal convictions (1903-1972) and registers of convictions (1907-1954).
Grant County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Final Decrees of Distribution gr02616
Information on decedents' estates and their distribution to heirs and/or legatees.
Grant County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Insanity Records gr02617
Petitions in insanity and examiner's reports containing details on the cases, commitment warrants, and related facilitative orders.
Grant County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Will Books gr02618
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.
Itasca County: Cohasset: An Inventory of Its Records gr02596
Minute books, ordinances, clerk's and treasurer's financial records, records pertaining to the city's dissolution (1974-1975), records of the municipal liquor store (1968-1975), and miscellany.
Lyon County: Marshall: Justice of the Peace: An Inventory of Its Dockets gr02607
Civil and criminal justice court dockets for the city of Marshall.
Dave Moore: An Inventory of His Papers 00594
Video iconCorrespondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scripts, awards, audio and video recordings, and other papers documenting the career of longtime Twin Cities television journalist Dave Moore, who anchored newscasts on CBS affiliate WCCO-TV from 1957 until 1991. There is also some information about Moore's work as an actor in regional theater.

Includes digital content.
Mower County: Board of County Commissioners: An Inventory of Its Minutes gr02318
Minutes of the Board of County Commissioners of Mower County.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Files of U. W. Hella gr02590
Files kept by U. W. Hella, Parks and Recreation Division Director (1953-1973), including budget recommendations and proposals (1955-1973), National Conference on State Parks files (1962-1972), speeches and articles (1954-1973), and alphabetical (1954-1973) and chronological (1962, 1971, 1972) subject files.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Files of Wayland Porter gr02591
Administrative staff meeting files (1980-1985) and subject files (1975-1982) of park system manager, Wayland Porter.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Itasca State Park Guest Registers gr02595
Information includes date, guest's name and address, and occasional observations and comments regarding the park's amenities.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Subject Files of Don D. Davison gr02593
Files kept by Don D. Davision, Parks and Recreation Division Director (1973-1986), covering such diverse topics as the American Revolution bicentennial, bioculture regions, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Deep Portage Conservation Refuge, Duluth area state parks, a youth corrections camp, the Natural Resources Department's 50th anniversary, Finland Air Force radar station, flood control in Marshall, the Ford Motor Company hydroelectric plant, the Geological Society of Minnesota, a 1938 recreational survey, scenic highways, and the James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History advisory committee.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Subject Files of Gerald Jensen gr02592
Files kept by Gerald Jensen, scientific and natural area coordinator and chief of visitor services, mainly dealing with interpretive and education programs undertaken by the Parks and Recreation Division, particularly activities of the Conservation Education Committee, Horticulture Advisory Committee, Joint Advisory Council on Environmental Education, Pilot Interpretive Program, Project 80 Total Environment Study, and State Parks Natural Resources Interpretation Service.
Natural Resources Department: Parks and Recreation Division: An Inventory of Its Upper St. Croix River Project Files gr02594
Correspondence, reports, memos, financial and legal documents, maps, planning documents, legislation, and grant materials kept by David Flipp, Upper St. Croix River Project coordinator. The Upper St. Croix Scenic Riverway is a component of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System and is jointly administered by the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin and the National Park Service.
Lawrence Perlman: An Inventory of His Papers 01523
Lawrence PerlmanSpeeches, interview transcripts, news clippings, articles, a few photographs, and other papers of a Minnesota business executive who served as chief executive officer of Bloomington, Minnesota-based computer manufacturer Control Data Corporation and successor Ceridian Corporation, a provider of human resources software.
Public Safety Department: State Patrol: An Inventory of Its Subject Files gr02600
Correspondence, memos, reports, maps, newsletters, and other material regarding traffic safety and control, rules and procedures for state patrolmen, equipment, traffic accident statistics, employment and promotion, and related subjects concerning the administration and activities of the state highway patrol.
Public Safety Department: State Patrol: District 2400 (Oakdale): An Inventory of Its Records gr02603
Carbons and photocopies of correspondence and subject files on trooper assignments, administrative details, specific incidents and accidents, and other aspects of law enforcement on district roads and highways.
Public Safety Department: State Patrol: District 2500 (Golden Valley): An Inventory of Its Records gr02601
Carbon and photocopies of captain's reading files and weekly reports, correspondence and memoranda, and subject files on trooper assignments, administrative details, policies and procedures, specific incidents and accidents, and other aspects of law enforcement on district roads and highways.
Public Safety Department: State Patrol: District 3200 (Thief River Falls): An Inventory of Its Records gr02604
Carbons and photocopies of captain's reading files, and district correspondence on trooper assignments, administrative details, policies and procedures, specific incidents and accidents, and other aspects of law enforcement on district roads and highways.
Public Safety Department: State Patrol: District 4700 (Commercial Vehicle Section): An Inventory of Its Records gr02602
Captain's reading files, division correspondence and memoranda, and subject files on district administration, the new Administrative Truck Center in South St. Paul, hazardous materials, fixed scale operations, school bus inspections, and commercial vehicle inspections.
Ramsey County: St. Paul: School Records: Independent School District No. 625: An Inventory of Its Miscellaneous School Materials gr00531
Photographs, histories, dedication programs, design development proposals, correspondence, reports, newsletters, handbooks, scrapbooks, and other assorted materials documenting over 100 St. Paul elementary, junior high, high, and special schools.
David J. Riehle: An Inventory of His Research Papers 00610
Headphones iconResearch papers, notes, interviews and correspondence created or collected by labor historian David Riehle on the lives of Jack (Shaun) Maloney, 1911-1999, and Carl Skoglund, 1884-1960, two principal figures in the 1934 Minneapolis Teamsters strike.

Includes digital content.
Scott County: Cedar Lake Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr02605
Record book (1858-1870), clerk's books (1930-1974) and register of receipts and disbursements (1980-1985), treasurer's record book (1923-1930), and road records (1930-1965).
Voting Machine Commission: An Inventory of Its Records gr02608
Correspondence, reports, promotional and presentation materials, statements from users, licensing documents, and newspaper articles regarding electronic voting machines presented to the commission for its approval, and regarding experiences with voting machines in other states.
Winton Lumber Company: An Inventory of Its Company Records 01521
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, financial and stock records, statistics, reports, contracts, legal papers, income tax returns, and related records of a logging and lumbering conglomerate operated by three generations of the Charles J. Winton family.
Zoological Board: An Inventory of Its Zoo-Related Organizations Files gr00044
AAZPA/AZA Accreditation of MZG, 1980-1986Correspondence, contracts, reports, minutes, statistics, public relations materials, and financial records documenting the zoo's relationship with the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums [AAZPA] (on January 1, 1994, became the American Zoo and Aquarium Association [AZA]), particularly through its International Species Inventory System [ISIS] and Wildlife Conservation Committee; the Captive Breeding Specialist Group [CBSG]; the Minnesota Zoological Society; the Minnesota Zoological Garden Foundation; and various other national and international conservation groups.

Includes digital content.


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