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B.W. Harris Manufacturing Co.: An Inventory of Its Advertising Materials 00310
Headphones iconAdvertising and promotional materials, product catalogs, some photographs, audio recordings, 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.

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Charles M. Babcock: An Inventory of His Papers P2341
Biographical and family history information (1873-1939), personal correspondence (1893-1957), papers regarding a Charles M. Babcock Memorial (1937, 1947), household management (1941-1957) and farm investment (1917-1938) records, clippings, and photographs documenting the family and career (1917-1932) of a Minnesota state highway commissioner.
Willoughby Babcock: An Inventory of His Family Papers 01253
Three generations of the Babcock family are represented in the papers.
Bach Society Of Minnesota: An Inventory of Its Records 00375
Johann Sebastian BachMinutes, financial records, reports, programs, press clippings, photographs, and other materials documenting the performances and other activities of a Twin Cities-based choral ensemble formed in the 1930s to hear, perform, and promote the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Charles W. Bachmann: An Inventory of His Family Papers P1211
Letters, military papers, and newspaper obituaries of this German immigrant carpenter who served in the Fifth Minnesota Infantry during the Civil War and settled in Carver County. A scrapbook (1884) presented to Bachmann by Ferdinand Enderlin commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Newark, N.J. German men's choral society, M.G.V. "Arion."
David Backus and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00859
Biographical materials, photographs, diaries, and World War I and World War II correspondence and papers of Saint Paul native David H. Backus and his family, including some photographs and papers related to Oak Hall School and its predecessor, Baldwin Seminary.
William Richardson Bagley: An Inventory of His Papers M213
Letters, reports, correspondence, and clippings of a Duluth, Minnesota physician and conservationist.
Howard E. Bahnemann: An Inventory of His Photographs sv000212
Mother's Little HelperCollection includes Bahnemann's fine art photography including exhibition prints. Includes two photoprints by Elsie Bahnemann and two photoprints of Howard Bahnemann by an unknown photographer.

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Carolen Bailey: An Inventory of Her Papers 00011
Biographical informationCorrespondence, minutes, training materials (1967-1990), speeches (1962-1991), scrapbook (1967-1991), newsletters, audio cassettes (1974), and photographs relating to a woman who was a St. Paul (Minn.) police officer from 1961 to 1991. She became a leader in training law enforcement personnel to recognize child and wife abuse. Bailey also served as a consultant to, and a member of, several state and national law enforcement organizations.

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Larry Bailey: An Inventory of His Cathedral Hill Neighborhood Photograph Collection sv000267
Saint Paul Winter, 1964-65Street scenes of St. Paul's historic Cathedral Hill neighborhood photographed the winter of 1964-1965. Includes views of the St. Paul Cathedral, Commodore Hotel, businesses along Selby Avenue, and residential homes around the neighborhood. Photographer made collection of copy prints in 2017.

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Baillif Bros. Grocery Store (Bloomington, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Account Books 00795
Journals, ledgers, daybooks, blotters, cash receipt books, and customer credit books of this firm that (under various names) dealt in dry goods, groceries, and general merchandise.
Alexis Bailly: An Inventory of His Papers 01136
Original, copied and microfilmed correspondence and financial records (1821-1868) of Bailly, an American Fur Company agent at St. Peter's (Mendota), 1820-1835, and later at Wabasha, giving details of trade with the Dakota Indians and of the lives of traders and early white settlers. Includes references to Bailly's cattle drive (1821) from Fort Snelling to the Selkirk Colony on the Red River, and to Minnesota politics when Bailly was a member of the first territorial legislature (1849).
Julian Baird: An Inventory of His Family Papers 00815
Headphones Correspondence, speeches, congressional committee minutes, photographs, clippings, recorded reminiscences, and other material largely documenting Baird's tenure as U.S. treasury undersecretary, 1957-1961. Also included are the papers of Julian's sons, Duncan H. Baird and John B. Baird.

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Mary Hawker Bakeman: An Inventory of Her Papers 01273
Papers of a Roseville, Minnesota historian, writer, family research specialist, and publisher concerning projects she was involved with in suburban Ramsey County: the successful effort to preserve and dedicate to park use an 8-acre parcel in Roseville, where for many years the Lexington School stood, and the successful effort to preserve the Ramsey County Poor Farm Cemetery, located in nearby Maplewood.
Joseph H. Ball: An Inventory of His Papers 00767
Biographical data, bills, newsletters, speeches, voting records, related miscellany, secretary's notebok (1941-1942), and oral history interview documenting this Republican U.S. senator's service on behalf of Minnesota.
Jeremiah Ballard and Family Portrait Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000447
Jeremiah Ballard and family portrait album, approximately 1870-1905Views of the Ballard family, possibly from Taylors Falls, Minnesota.

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Barber Examiners' Board: An Inventory of Its Board Records gr00742
Minutes, correspondence of the board's attorney, and other administrative records; and case files of suits brought by the board against individuals and firms for violations of its rules and procedures, containing correspondence, legal papers, transcripts, and occasionally other documents or photographs.
Barber Examiners Board: An Inventory of Its Examination and License Registers gr01731
License, license application, and examination registers for barbers and apprentice barbers.
Barber Examiners Board: An Inventory of Its Unfair Trade Practices Act Files gr01732
Files on the board's administration of the 1937 Unfair Trade Practices Act regulating the barbering industry, including regulations, correspondence, and other documents used in establishing hours limitations and wages, informational forms from a 1937 survey of barber shops, and transcripts of meetings of barbers in the various trade areas.
Dean Barkley: An Inventory of his Senatorial Papers 00894
Biographical files, press releases and speeches, legislative files, and issue mail of Independence Party senator Dean Barkley of Minnesota, who served in the United States Senate from November 2002 to January 7, 2003, appointed to the seat by Governor Jesse Ventura after the death of Senator Paul Wellstone.
Nimrod Barrick: An Inventory of His Family Papers 01230
Nimrod BarrickCorrespondence, photographs, and miscellaneous papers created by the family of Vincent P. Kennedy, surgeon in the 5th Minnesota Infantry and the family of his daughter and son-in-law, Julia and Nimrod Barrick. Includes fourteen diaries on microfilm kept by Nimrod Barrick while farming near Greenleaf, Meeker County (Minn.), that mention family affairs, social life, a grasshopper plague (1877), Barrick's activities as a member of town and school boards, prices, wages, weather, and trips to Dakota (1883) and Oregon (1893); some entries were made by Julia Barrick.
George A. Barton: An Inventory of His Papers P0782
Correspondence, broadsides, programs for athletic events, newsletters, and clippings reflecting Barton's career as a professional boxer (1902-1909), as a sports writer for Minneapolis newspapers (1903-1957), as a boxing referee (ca. 1915-ca. 1940) and as a commissioner and secretary of the Minnesota State Athletic Commission (1942-1969).
Alden V. Bartz: An Inventory of His World War II Letters 01351
Letters home from a Lincoln County, Minnesota man who served with the United States Navy during World War II and was lost at sea when his ship, the U.S.S. Bismarck Sea, was sunk in a kamikaze attack near Iwo Jima in the closing days of the war. Includes a commencement program from Ivanhoe High School (1939), enlistment papers, five digital photographs, and a letter from the commanding officer of the Bismarck Sea informing Bartz' parents of the loss of their son.
Richard E. Bartz: An Inventory of His Papers 00704
Business papers and personal papers of a Saint Paul businessman. Includes materials relating to several Minnesota savings and loan institutions and to the American Savings and Loan Institute; internal publications and newsletters of legal publisher West Group; directories, annual reports, and other papers relating to Elim Covenant Church (Saint Paul); some of Bartz' personal correspondence; diaries of relatives Harry Guy Burcalow and Vesta Burcalow; and a register of interments at Etna Cemetery, Fillmore County, Minnesota.
Harry E. Basford: An inventory of his papers 01266
Headphones iconCorrespondence and miscellaneous papers, bill files, subject files, files and audio recordings relating to the National Farmers Organization, records of the Grass Roots Fund for Farmers, an oral history interview and transcript, and miscellaneous records of a farmer who represented Minnesota House of Representatives District 63 (Becker County) in the 56th-62nd legislative sessions (1949-1963) as a member of the Liberal caucus.

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Bassett Creek Flood Control Commission: An Inventory of Its Records bcfccomm
Records of the Bassett Creek Flood Control Commission, formed in 1969 to provide for cooperation in the investigation, planning, and implementation of flood control measures in the Bassett Creek watershed.
Battered Women Resource Center (Saint Paul, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Papers 00243
Subject files, articles, bibliographical data, study data, newsletters, and related materials documenting the activities of a resource center for women that was operated by the Community Planning Organization (St. Paul, Minn.).
Leroy Baumgarn: An Inventory of His Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 719, Camp S-51, Brimson, Minnesota Photographs sv000180
Leroy Baumgarn left with an unidentified friend, circa January 15, 1937-March 31, 1938Collection of snapshots of buildings, enrollees, and staff at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp near Brimson accumulated by LeRoy Baumgarn, an enrollee at the camp from January 1937 until March 1938. Also included are Baumgarn's CCC records and biographical information
Jessie Tarbox Beals: An Inventory of Her Swords and Plowshares Photograph Collection sv000138
Young male actor dressed in a shepherd costume for the Swords and Plowshares historic pageant, Minneapolis, 1919 Photos in this collection are from the Swords and Plowshares historic pageant by Louis L. Schwartz. The play was produced by the Civic Players of Minneapolis and performed on the steps of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Some photographs are duplicates.

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Joel Bean Bassett: An Inventory of His Papers P2243
Correspondence, reports, treaty drafts, payment vouchers, applications for Indian trader licenses, and similar documents relating mostly to Bassett's work while agent at the Chippewa Agency, Crow Wing, Minnesota (1865-1869).
Atherton Bean: An Inventory of His Papers 00516
Correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal papers, reports, photographs, and ephemera pertaining to the activities of Atherton Bean's personal philanthropic interests such as the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (MIA) and the Minnesota Academy of Art and Design (MCAD), Carleton College (Northfield, Minnesota), and in the family firm, International Multifoods Corporation.
F. A. Bean: An Inventory of His Papers 00515
Correspondence, financial papers, legal papers, photographs, pamphlets, and maps reflecting Francis Atherton Bean, Jr.'s personal interests such as the Boy Scouts of America, the Council of Churches of Christ of the United States of America, and the Plymouth Congregational Church (Minneapolis, Minnesota). The papers also pertain to his business interests in the International Milling Company and F. A. Bean Farms, Ltd.
Barbara Schwartz Bearman: An Inventory of Her Papers 01237
Correspondence, minutes, legal papers, printed materials, notes, clippings, and other papers documenting a Minneapolis civil rights and desegregation activist's involvement in school integration activities in Minneapolis.
Robert Beaulieu: An Inventory of His Photographs sv000109
Images in this collection depict various scenes in and around the White Earth Indian Reservation and Rat Lake, Minnesota.
Maeve Butler Beck: An Inventory of Her Papers 01431
Personal papers of poet and teacher Maeve Butler Beck. Includes drafts of poems by Beck, correspondence to and from Beck, manuscripts of prose writing and lectures, a sampling of published poems in small press journals, and a folder of family history materials.
Bernard P. Becker: An Inventory of His Papers 00038
Court case documents, correspondence, minutes, monographs, newspaper clippings, and related papers largely documenting Becker's involvement in court actions brought by various Minnesota bands of Ojibwe Indians against the State of Minnesota relating to the violation of hunting, fishing, and wild rice harvesting rights guaranteed by treaties. They include papers regarding white citizens' committees opposed to Indian rights, and the reservations' housing authorities and legal services.
Becker County: Assessor: An Inventory of Its Assessment Rolls gr00266
Assessment rolls for the civil subdivisions of Becker County for the years 1950, 1960-1961, and 1970-1971.
Becker County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its County Auditor Records gr00267
Register of orders and warrants redeemed, Emergency Relief Administration correspondence, courthouse construction records, seed grain records, and trial balance reports.
Becker County. Detroit Lakes: An Inventory of Its Records detlakes
A variety of records documenting the history and governance of the city of Detroit Lakes in Becker County.
Becker County: Detroit Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01135
Becker County: District Court: An Inventory of its Naturalization Records and Index SAM174
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Becker County: Justice of the Peace: An Inventory of Its Justice of the Peace Records gr00270
Records created by this justice court with county-wide jurisdiction, during the terms of G. E. Teague and Halvor Langslet.
Becker County: Lake Park: An Inventory of Its City Records gr00209
Records documenting the administration and activities of the city.
Becker County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Final Decrees of Distribution SAM250
Final decrees, 1884-1982 (reels 1-17) and miscellaneous orders, 1872-1943 (reels 17-18), containing data on decedents' estates and their distribution to heirs and/or legatees.
Becker County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its Superintendent of Schools Records gr00268
Registers, special state aid applications, commencement programs, consolidation and dissolution records, reports on rural school houses, annual report summaries, and student, teacher, and school officers records, including examination returns and teacher insurance and retirement funds.
Becker County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its Teachers Annual Reports to County Superintendent gr00271
Statistical data on the numbers, ages, average attendance, and enrollment (by grades) of pupils; and lists of pupils giving name, age, sex, and days of attendance.
Becker County: Two Inlets Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01136
Becker County: Unorganized School Districts: An Inventory of Its Unorganized School Districts Records gr00269
Records of the county's unorganized school district Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4, which are different from those of the same numbers in the organized Becker County school districts.
Daniel and Rhoda Belcher Family Film Collection: An Inventory of Their Films sv000170
Video iconThis collection contains the home movies of Daniel and Rhoda Belcher. Daniel Belcher was vice-president of the Bemis Brothers Bag Company (Bemis Bros. Bag Co.), Minneapolis. The family lived at 5115 Dupont Avenue South and 1912 Irving Avenue South, Minneapolis and had a summer home in Minnetonka Beach on Lake Minnetonka (present address is 2321 Huntington Point Road East). Footage focuses on the Belcher's three daughters: Carolyn, Rhoda and Lois, and in the later years their grandchildren.

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Harry I. Belden Family: An Inventory of the Album sv000360
Harry I. Belden family photograph album, 1890-1910Views of Belden family members, a home at 306 Oak Grove, Minneapolis, men and women playing tennis, and scenic views of Minnehaha Falls, Fort Snelling, the University of Minnesota, Como Park, and the St. Croix River.

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James Ford Bell and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00749
James Ford Bell, Sr.Business and personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, print materials, scrapbooks, diaries, personal reminiscences on a variety of topics and individuals, and other papers of a Minneapolis flour-milling executive who was an active participant in public affairs. Includes diaries, correspondence, postcards, and memory books of James Ford Bell's father, James Stroud Bell, and papers of other Bell family members.

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Robert Mowry Bell: An Inventory of His Family Papers 00812
Correspondence and diaries which describe the daily life and travels of Bell, a physician and free-lance writer, and various members of his family.
Beltrami County: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00039
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Beltrami 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.
Beltrami County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its Miscellaneous Records gr00349
Records documenting a wide variety of the duties and activities of the auditor.
Beltrami County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its Tax Lists/Assessment Rolls gr00463
Tax lists and assessment rolls for the civil subdivisions of Beltrami County.
Beltrami County: Bemidji: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01138
Birth and death certificate records (1934-1953) and burial/removal permits (1943-1953).
Beltrami County: Bemidji: Municipal Court: An Inventory of Its Records gr01560
Minutes (1912-1951), judgment records (1908-1973), civil and criminal registers (1908-1973), default judgment records (1908-1941), and criminal docket cards (1960-1971).
Beltrami County: Bemidji Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01139
Beltrami County: Board of County Commissioners: An Inventory of Its Records gr00347
Records documenting the duties and activities of the board.
Beltrami County: Buzzle Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01140
Birth and death register (1891-1907), birth and death certificate records (1907-1953), and burial/removal permits (1929-1958).
Beltrami County: An Inventory of Its Community Health Services Records gr00350
North Country Community Health Services [CHS], Governing Board policies, 1969-1987 Administrative records, including policies, minutes, and agendas of the North Country Community Health Services governing and advisory boards and the public health nursing service board and staff.

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Beltrami County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Case Files and Select Trial Transcripts gr00683
Civil and criminal case files, filed as an integrated set.
Beltrami County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Index SAM059
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Beltrami County: Lammers Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01141
Birth and death certificate records, with partial index (1899-1950; births end in 1945), birth and death register (1899-1908), and burial/removal permits (1909-1943).
Beltrami County: Lammers Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr02334
Clerk's (1898-1981) and treasurer's (1900-1908, 1950-1985) books; road records (1899-1982); audit board records (1899-1989); annual meeting minutes (1900-1921); treasurer's annual statements (1899-1989); election records, including poll and land tax lists, returns, and registers (1898-1978); wolf bounty records (1900-1928, 1944-1945); and a copy of the constitution and bylaws of the Waterloo Ridge Private Telephone Company, of Spring Grove, Houston County, sent in response to a request by the Lammers Township Clerk (1915).
Beltrami County: Northern Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr02567
Clerk's books (1900-1970), treasurer's records (1932-1976), justice of the peace docket books (1909-1919), road records (1900-1921), election records (1952-1977), photos of the town hall and school, a township map, and miscellaneous files.
Beltrami County: Sheriff: An Inventory of Its Records gr00346
Jail registers (1899-1998), list of automobile owners in Beltrami County (1918), and law enforcement center annual report (1978).
Beltrami County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its Records gr00345
Records documenting the administration and activities of the superintendent of school's office.
Lance S. Belville: An Inventory of His Papers 01495
Lance BelvillePersonal papers of Lance Belville, journalist, playwright, and co-founder of the History Theatre in Saint Paul. The papers contain manuscript drafts of plays, book manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks kept by Belville on future projects, research files, business correspondence, and poetry files. Sound and visual materials include: audio recordings of interviews and correspondence Belville recorded when he worked as a journalist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; numerous audio and video recordings of plays, performances, press, and local media; and celebration of life video recordings.

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Hazel Belvo: An Inventory of Her Papers 01365
George Morrison letters and photographs, 1960s-2000 [1 of 4] Personal papers of painter and educator Hazel Belvo. Belvo's papers include her subject files, business records, biographical data such as resumes/vitas, Belvo's undergraduate thesis, and press mentions; and select catalogs from exhibitions. Subject files document Belvo's public engagements, such as teaching and exhibitions, as well as her personal research and interests, and select exhibition and personal files regarding colleagues, mentors, students, and former spouse George Morrison and partner Marcia Cushmore.

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Bemidji Development Corporation (Bemidji, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Corporate records P2184
Records of a nonprofit industrial development corporation formed in 1962 and sponsored by the Bemidji Chamber of Commerce to establish and develop an industrial park at Bemidji, Minnesota.
Bemis Company (Minneapolis, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 00447
Ledgers, journals, letterpress book, miscellaneous account books, order books, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous memorandum books documenting a manufacturer of burlap bags and related products based in Minneapolis and with other offices and plants in Boston, Buffalo, St. Louis, and Vancouver (Wash.).
Cole J. Benedict: An Inventory of His United States Marine Corps Tours Photograph and Moving Image Collection sv000244
81S Trap MissionImages from two of Cole Benedict's active duty tours with the Marines in 2007-2008 and 2009. Views include Marines, locals, and military equipment around Afghanistan, Djibouti, Kuwait, and Dubai as well as the USS Tarawa (LHA-1).

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Pat Benincasa: An Inventory of Her Falling Water Skylight Papers 01112
Drawings, photographs, notes, and other material relating to St. Paul artist Pat Benincasa's Falling Water Skylight, the winning entry in the 1989 Percent for Art Minnesota Judicial Center Skylight competition.
John Benjamin: An Inventory of His Family Papers 01123
Correspondence, genealogical notes, legal and financial papers, and memorabilia concerning the career of Benjamin, a Welsh immigrant who settled at Hutchinson (McLeod County), Minnesota in 1857; other family members; and the Welsh family of his wife, Elizabeth Garner.
Bennett Benson: An Inventory of His Photograph Collection sv000265
Parade in Nome, AlaskaCopies printed from Bennett Benson's original negatives. Views include gold rush activity and landscapes with scenes in Nome, Alaska; Minnesota; and unidentified places.

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Merrill C. Benson: An Inventory of His Family Papers P2543
Courtship correspondence (1921-1923) between Harmony (Minn.) farm couple Borghild Bjorge and Merrill C. Benson, as well as material (1941-1949) related to Quentin M. Benson's involvement in a 4-H Club.
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).
Benton County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00112
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Benton 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.
Benton County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its Tax Lists gr02102
Tax lists for the civil subdivisions of Benton County, recording the taxes assessed and paid on real and personal property located in the county.
Benton County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Index SAM167
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Benton County: Gilmanton Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01142
Benton County: Glendorado Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01143
Benton County: Graham Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01144
Benton County: Maywood Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01145
Benton County: Minden Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01146
Benton County: Sauk Rapids: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01147
Birth and death registers (1891-1899) and certificate record books (1914-1941), birth certificates (1878, 1932-1946), legitimation of child birth certificates (1937-1941), and burial permit (1933).
Benton County: Sauk Rapids Township: Justice of the Peace: An Inventory of Its Docket Books gr02294
Docket books for justices of the peace of Sauk Rapids Township, apparently for all or much of this period including shared jurisdiction with the village of Sauk Rapids. Primarily for justices J[?] S[?] A. Wood (1870-1874), Joseph Moody (1876-1884), George W. Sweet (1885-1886), Charles A. Moody (1886-1888), and S. N. Wright (1891-1895).
Benton County: Sauk Rapids Township: Justice of the Peace: An Inventory of Its Dockets gr02295
Dockets of the Justices of the Peace of Sauk Rapids. Justices of the Peace and their years of service: W. H. Everst, approximately 1929 - approximately 1938; Herman Bolinski, approximately 1932 - approximately 1937; Otto C. H. Heinzel, approximately 1937 - approximately 1941; James H. Carpenter, approximately 1939 - approximately 1941; O. L. Gifford, approximately 1942.; Marcella Kosloske, approximately 1943 - approximately 1948; John T. Kosloske, approximately 1943 - approximately 1948; Earl A. Bukowski, approximately 1949; Jack Rothlun, approximately 1949; John T. Perske, approximately 1952 - approximately 1962.
Benton County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its Records gr02579
Superintendent's record (1886-1901), including lists of superintendents, school district officers, teacher applicants, and teachers employed, and information on teacher examinations and financial accounts; school district register (1874-1918); record of examination for teacher's certificates (1913-1915); teacher's retirement fund ledger (circa 1917-1931); register of reading circle certificates (1913-1916); School Survey Committee reports (1948, 1953); school consolidation/dissolution papers (circa 1958-1972); and annual reports to state education department (1963-1970).
Benton County: Watab Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01148
Includes burial and removal records.
James O. Berdahl: An Inventory of His Berdahl Family Genealogy and History P2539
Photocopies of typed copies of genealogies and family history manuscripts created or collected by James O. Berdahl, and giving information on the family members' emigration from Norway (1856) and their subsequent experiences in the United States, especially in Iowa (1856-1859), Minnesota (1859-1872), and South Dakota (1873- ).
Burnett J. Bergeson: An Inventory of His Legislative Papers 01252
Correspondence, subject files, speeches, news releases, copies of legislative bills and acts, and an oral history interview on audiocassette of a legislator serving Mahnomen and Norman counties (1955-1962), whose principal interests were agriculture and cooperatives. Includes a file on the Farmers for Kennedy-Johnson movement during the 1960 presidential election.
May Erwin Bergh And Frank Charles Bergh Photograph Collection: An Inventory of the Photographs sv000308
Women at Winona Seminary, approximately 1899Photographs associated with Mary Erwin Bergh and Frank Charles Bergh, residents of Forest Lake who married in 1902. Views include scenes and people of Winona Seminary where Mary Erwin attended, street scenes and baseball team of Forest Lake, postcards from Fisher and Buffalo, baby portrait of their son Erwin Bergh, and the aftermath of a tornado in Anoka in 1939.

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Bob Bergland: An Inventory of His Papers 00478
Political and personal papers of Bob Bergland, a DFL representative to the U.S. Congress for Minnesota's 7th District from 1971 to 1977, when he became Secretary of Agriculture under President Jimmy Carter.
Linda Lee Berglin: An Inventory of Her Legislative Files 00365
Papers documenting Linda Lee Berglin's service in the Minnesota House of Representatives (1972-1979) and the Minnesota Senate (1980-1996).
Edgar Berman: An Inventory of His Papers Relating to Hubert H. Humphrey P2626
Edgar Berman's files on Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, primarily relating to his involvement with Humphrey's 1968 presidential campaign and the biography he wrote about Humphrey. Berman, a doctor from Maryland, was Humphrey's physician and a close advisor.
Bethany Covenant Church (Richfield, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 00498
Historical miscellany, constitutions, annual reports, newsletters, and worship service bulletins of Bethany Covenant Church and its predecessor, the Swedish Evangelical Bethany Church, organized in Minneapolis in 1904. Some of the material is in Swedish.
Bethlehem Baptist Church: An Inventory of Its Church Records 00667
Video iconAnnual reports, minute books, some ministerial records, newsletters, Sunday bulletins, member directories, subject files, some photographs, and other material relating to and documenting the programs and ministry of a Baptist congregation located near downtown Minneapolis that began in 1871 as a congregation of Swedish immigrants.

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Big Stone County: An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00044
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Big Stone 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.
Big Stone County: Assessor: An Inventory of Its Assessment Rolls gr00913
Assessment rolls for the civil subdivisions of Big Stone County for the years 1930-1931, 1940-1941, 1950, 1960-1961, 1970-1971, 1980, and 1981-1982.
Big Stone County: Auditor: An Inventory of Its Tax Lists gr00562
Tax lists for the civil subdivisions of Big Stone County, recording the taxes paid on real and personal property for the years 1875-1901 and subsequent sample years 1910-1911, 1920-1921, 1930-1931, 1940-1941, 1950-1951, 1960-1961, 1970, 1980-1981, and 1990-1991.
Big Stone County: Big Stone Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01149
Birth and death registers (1882-1908) and certificate records (1908-1951).
Big Stone County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Case Files gr01214
Files numbered 1-11,356 and several miscellaneous unnumbered files.
Big Stone County. District Court: An Inventory of its Naturalization Records SAM178
Declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Big Stone County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Real Estate Tax Judgement Books gr00563
Record of real estate found to be tax delinquent; includes names of owners, description of the property, year(s) for which taxes are delinquent, total tax and penalty, costs, and the total amount of judgement.
Big Stone County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Registers of Civil Actions gr00889
Registers of actions covering civil case files 1-9396. The entry for each case may include the case number; names of the plaintiff, defendant, and attorneys; nature of the case; a chronological list of documents filed, orders issued, and other actions by the court or disputing parties; and, when applicable, costs adjudged and remarks.
Big Stone County: Independent School District No. 59, Correll: An Inventory of Its Records gr01361
Records documenting the administration and activities of this school district, including school censuses, family census cards, meeting minutes, Correll school building closing records, school attendance registers, clerk's books, and treasurer's books.
Big Stone County: Malta Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01150
Birth and death registers (1880-1940) and certificate record (1940-1955), and burial/removal permits (1908-1917).
Big Stone County: Moonshine Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01151
Birth and death registers (1883-1907), birth (1914-1947) and death (1914-1951) certificate records, and burial/removal permits (1908-1914).
Big Stone County: Ortonville: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01152
Birth and death register (1900-1910) and certificate records (1908-1953), and indexes to birth and death records (December 1940-June 1953).
Big Stone County: Otrey Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01153
Birth and death registers (1880-1907) and certificate records (1907-1951).
Big Stone County: Prior Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01154
Big Stone County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Registers of Actions gr01271
A record of documents filed and other actions taken in each probate case. All volumes are indexed.
Big Stone County: School District No. 13/132, Artichoke Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr01359
Records documenting the administration and activities of this school district, including attendance registers, ballot on consolidation with Independent School District No. 784, Octagon Herald Newspaper, Octagon school layout, school censuses, teacher's reports, class records for ungraded schools, school library records, records of textbooks and equipment, report of the school survey committee, clerk's books, and treasurer's books.
Big Stone County: School District No. 53/143, Akron Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr01360
Records documenting the administration and activities of this school district, including clerk's books, school censuses, and treasurer's books.
Charles H. Bigelow and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00211
Correspondence (1883-1994), diaries (1862-1961), subject files, essays and other writings, photographs, and printed material documenting three generations of the families of St. Paul (Minn.) businessmen Joseph McKibbin and Charles H. Bigelow.
Virginia E. McKnight Binger and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00906
Correspondence, clippings, photographs, writings, and ephemera concerning Virginia Edith McKnight Binger, a Minnesota philanthropist and her family.
Biotechnology Council: An Inventory of Its Published Records and Reports biotec01
Reports and miscellaneous print and near-print items of or about the Council on
Biotechnology.
Lewis C. Bisbee: An Inventory of His Papers 01469
Volume 1. Diary, January 1-April 22, 1864Diaries, reminiscences, and related papers, focusing on Bisbee's Civil War service with the 16th Maine Volunteer Infantry, especially his incarceration in Libby Prison.

Includes digital content.
George Street Biscoe and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 01157
Correspondence, obituaries, household budgets, genealogical information, sermons, and miscellaneous papers of a Cottage Grove, Minnesota Congregational minister and his family.
Judson Wade Bishop and Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00875
Personal, military, and business papers related to a Chatfield (Minn.) man and his family. The papers include originals and typescript copies of correspondence, a diary, a scrapbook, newspaper clippings, speeches, a financial statement, pamphlets, photographs, and military documents. Some materials are on microfilm.
Olga Bjorkquist Photograph Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000449
Olga Bjorkquist photograph album, approximately 1905Scenic views and views of Olga Bjorkquist and friends fishing, boating, and posed outdoors. Some identification included on additional sheet.

Includes digital content.
Black Music Educators of the Twin Cities: An Inventory of Their Records 00605
Administrative records, historical and publicity materials, and programmatic materials documenting the most active and influential years of an association formed by African American music teachers to provide outreach, assistance, and promotion for young Black musicians and composers in Minnesota.
John A. Blatnik: An Inventory of His Congressional Papers 00366
Headphones iconPapers documenting John A. Blatnik's service as a United States Representative from Minnesota's Eighth Congressional District. The majority of the collection pertains to the final eleven years (1963-1974) of his career. A portion of the collection documents his early career (1946-1962) and a limited number of files span back to Blatnik's election to the Minnesota state senate (1940).

Includes digital content.
Theodore Christian Blegen: An Inventory of His Papers P1666
Kensington Runestone research files (1899-1968) and miscellaneous correspondence files (1878-1956) of Theodore C. Blegen (1891-1969), a University of Minnesota professor (1927-1939), dean (1940-1960), superintendent (1931-1939), and research fellow (1960-1969). The runestone files generated in the 1960s while he was researching the stone, concern a large stone bearing runic inscriptions that were purportedly carved by Viking explorers, and which was found near Kensington (Douglas County), Minnesota in 1898.
Victor A. Bloomfield: An Inventory of His Artists Portraits sv000179
Dee Axelrod, June 1975Collection of gelatin silver and inkjet photoprints, contact sheets, and negatives documenting local artists and the local arts scene in the Twin Cities in the 1970s including painters, sculptors, and ceramic artists such as George Morrison, Shirley Johnson, and Syd Fossum.
Bloomington, Minnesota: An Inventory of Photographs sv000205
Views of commercial, public, and residential buildings in Bloomington, Minnesota compiled by the City of Bloomington. Many of the images were photographed by Irwin D. Norling of Bloomington.
Bloomington Human Relations Council: An Inventory of Its Records P2509
Records of a community organization formed by citizens of a Minneapolis suburb in 1964 to work against racial discrimination, especially with regard to local housing, schools, and employment.
Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Minnesota: An Inventory of Its Records 00621
Video iconSubject files, movies, photographs, advertising samples, and other records of an Eagan, Minnesota-based nonprofit health service corporation and its predecessors that had its beginnings with the organization in 1933 of Minnesota Blue Cross, Minnesota's first pre-paid health plan.

Includes digital content.
Blue Earth County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories at the Minnesota Historical Society lb00127
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Blue Earth 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.
Blue Earth County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Registers of Actions and Indexes gr00390
Registers of actions for civil (1854-1950) and criminal (1854-1961) cases.
Blue Earth County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Miscellaneous Record Books gr00392
Miscellaneous orders book and index (1853-1885) and miscellaneous record book (circa 1880-1965).
Blue Earth County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Naturalization Records and Index SAM135
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Blue Earth County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Torrens Dockets gr00391
Docket books that provide a record of documents filed, orders issued, and other court actions in each case.
Blue Earth County. Independent School District No, 72, Mapleton: An Inventory of Its Records isd72
Records documenting the administration, finances, students, and teachers of the district.
Blue Earth County. Independent School District No. 77, Mankato: An Inventory of Its Records gr00014
Records documenting the administration, history, and activities of this school district.
Blue Earth County: Mankato: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01155
Birth and death certificates, including many indexes, from Mankato, Minnesota. Also includes burial permit certificate books (1920-1947).
Blue Earth County: Mapleton: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01156
Birth (1892-1915, 1941-1952) and death (1892-1915, 1951-1953) records. Entries for the 1941-1952 births and 1941-1953 deaths are indexed. Also includes burial permits (1925-1950).
Blue Earth County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Probate Actions Registers and Indexes gr00393
Registers of documents filed and actions taken in individual probate, guardianship, and insanity cases.
Blue Earth County: School District No. 3/145, Mankato Township: An Inventory of Its Records gr00015
Records documenting the administration, history, and activities of this school district.
Blue Earth County: South Central Education District No. 61-6008, Minnesota Lake: An Inventory of Its Board of Directors' Minutes ed61-6008
Board of Directors' minutes documenting the district's ensurance of collaboration between participating school districts and increase of the educational and developmental opportunities for students, educators, and community members.
Blue Earth County: Superintendent of Schools: An Inventory of Its Records gr02740
Records documenting various aspects of the county's schools, including students, reorganizations and consolidation of school officers, and teachers.
Blue Earth County: Saint Clair: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Records gr01157
Birth (1908-1942) and death (1919-1949) records and burial permits (1908-1943).
Blue Earth County. Welfare Department: Inventory of Its Records blue01
Correspondence, annual reports, minutes, advisory committee files, newsletters, speeches, and related materials summarizing the board's activities.
Harry E. Blumenthal: An Inventory of His Papers 00147
Disassembled scrapbook of a Minneapolis metal dealer and junk yard operator who, during World War II, served as a special assistant in the Minneapolis regional office of the War Production Board.
Board of Invention: An Inventory of Its Annual Report BdInv01
Report documenting the creation and first year's activities of this board created to foster invention in Minnesota.
Board of World's Fair Managers: An Inventory of Its World's Columbian Exposition Records gr00036
Records documenting the board's fundraising for and construction and management of the Minnesota Building and exhibits at the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.
Boating Industry Catalogs 00683
Catalogs from boat companies in Minnesota and the United States.
Boeckmann Family: An Inventory of Its Papers 01145
Correspondence and papers, photographs, and other materials of members of the Boeckmann and Ffolliott families, including Saint Paul physician Eduard Boeckmann and his son, Dr. Egil Boeckmann; correspondence and other papers of Rachel Hill Boeckmann, a daughter of James J. Hill who married Egil Boeckmann; Mary Boeckmann; and Gertrude Boeckmann Ffolliott. The collection includes photograph collections of members of the Boeckmann, Ffolliott, Gavin, and related families; records of family securities and trusts, land companies, the Jekyll Island Club, and the James J. Hill Reference Library; some papers of James J. and Mary T. Hill, Michael and Gertrude Hill Gavin, and Clara Hill Lindley; medical writings in Norwegian of Eduard Boeckmann; and information about the James J. Hill estate and the United Securities Corporation
Alvin W. Boese: An Inventory of His Papers P2093
Personal papers and business records related to the life and career of a prominent researcher and inventor at 3M. The papers include correspondence, laboratory log books, research reports, patents, contracts, blueprints, minutes, product samples, financial data, speeches, articles, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Felix E. Bogdan: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society p0332
Correspondence and miscellaneous papers documenting the World War II experiences of Felix E. Bogdan, who served as a medic with the U.S. Army 134th Medical Regiment Division. Bogdan was stationed in Illinois, Alabama, Tennessee, Florida, New York, North Africa, and Italy during World War II.
Samuel R. (Samuel Robert) Bond: An Inventory of His Journal on the Fisk Expedition of 1862 P2241
A typescript copy of a journal kept by the secretary of the 1862 Fisk Expedition to escort emigrants and gold-seekers through the Dakota Territory from Fort Abercrombie to Fort Benton.
The Book Club: An Inventory of Its Records 01303
Interview with Barbara CyrusRecords of an African American women's literary and social club, along with an oral history interview of Barbara Cyrus, a long-time member of the group.

Includes digital content.
Cameron Booth: An Inventory of His Papers 01102
Video iconScrapbooks, sketchbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed material, personal income tax returns, some correspondence, and an interview relating to Minnesota artist Cameron Booth.
Includes digital content.
Roberta Borrill: An Inventory of Her State Normal School at St. Cloud Photograph Album sv000301
Photograph album, approximately 1912-1915Photograph album documents Roberta Borrill's time at the State Normal School at St. Cloud from 1912-1915. Borrill, a native of Kamsack, Saskatchewan, Canada completed the Diploma Course in Music Supervision in 1915. Views include class outings; campus life; Borrill's first teaching assignment at Roadside School District 46 Everglade Township, Stevens County; trips with friends around Minnesota and Europe; and her home in Canada. Album contains invitations, programs and decorations along with images. Additionally, a folder of correspondence, photographs, and programs that were loosely in album is included.

Includes digital content.
Rudy Boschwitz: An Inventory of His Papers 00013
Senatorial records of Rudy Boschwitz (R-Minn.), a Minnesota businessman who served two terms in the U.S. Senate (1979-1991).
William Boss: An Inventory of the Boss Family and Business Papers 00325
Personal papers of agricultural engineer William Boss and interior designer Harland Boss, business records of the Specialty Manufacturing Company, and genealogical information on the Boss and related families.
Bostwick Portrait Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000445
Bostwick portrait album, approximately 1865Cartes-de-visite and tintype portraits, most are unidentified. Original owners of the album may have been Lizzie and Louie(?) Bostwick of St. Anthony, Minnesota.

Includes digital content.
Gisle Bothne: An Inventory of His Papers P1453
Correspondence, articles, and speeches of the head of the Scandinavian department of the University of Minnesota (1907-1929). The materials deal with the Norse-American centennial (1925), Norwegian history and literature, his participation in other Norwegian-American cultural celebrations, and his teaching career at Luther College (Decorah, Iowa) and the University of Minnesota.
Gustave A. Botman: An Inventory of His Papers 00556
Correspondence, photographs, an obituary, and a funeral program of Gustave Albert Botman of Deer River, Minnesota, who served in the 7th Infantry Division of the United States Army in France during World War I. The bulk of the collection consists of Swedish-language correspondence (September 1918-March 1919) between Botman and his wife Anna while Botman was away serving in the war. English-language translations of the correspondence were made by Charles John LaVine. Gustave is referred to as Albert in the correspondence.
William D. Bowell: An Inventory of His Padelford Packet Boat Co. Scrapbooks m0639
Portrait of William D. Bowell, Sr.Microfilmed scrapbooks documenting the history of the Padelford Packet Boat Co., Inc., which operated sightseeing river excursions and participated in events that celebrated river boats and river boating.
Mercy H. Bowen: An Inventory of Her Photographs sv000140
Harriet S. Clark Wheeler, November 20, 1915Photographs of Harriet Wheeler, wife of Rush B. Wheeler, in her home at 1376 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minn. Printed from glass negatives in the Minnesota Historical Society collections.

Includes digital content.
James M. Bowler and Family Papers 00792
Correspondence, clippings, family history and genealogy (1976), reminiscences and eulogies, and family memorabilia of Bowler, who settled in St. Anthony (Minneapolis) in 1858, and of his family.
Adolph W. Bowman: An Inventory of His Collection of Early Steamboats That Traveled the Red River of the North sv000366
Adolph W. Bowman's collection of early steamboats that traveled the
                        Red River of the North, approximately 1859-192013th Minnesota Volunteer
                        Infantry, Philippine Islands, -1898

Includes digital content.
Boxing Board: An Inventory of Its Records boxbd01
Records of this board which regulated all boxing, full contact karate, and kickboxing activities in the state, as well as those of its predecessors, the State Athletic Commission (1915-1973) and State Boxing Commission (1973-1975).
Boyd, Robert K.: An Inventory of His Papers 01052
Ground Plan of Corral: Battle of Birch CouleeManuscripts by Boyd recalling and discussing the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, particularly the battle at Birch Coulee, accompanied by maps. Includes oversized sketch and map of a ground plan of the corral at Birch Coulee. Other manuscripts discuss a sheer boom used in logging operations on the Chippewa River in Wisconsin (circa 1860s), the Ojibwe language, and Jonathan Carver's explorations and map of the Northwest.
Lawrence Charles Boyes: An Inventory of His Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society 01060
Portrait of Lawrence BoyesDiary, correspondence and miscellaneous papers including identification cards and citations, gunnery school notes, photographs, and a scrapbook documenting Boyes' service with the 151st Field Artillery Unit (and, later, the 63rd Signal Operating Battalion during World War II, including training at Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, and service in North Ireland, England, North Africa, and Italy, and his association with the 63rd Signal Battalion Reunion Association.
Michael J. Boyle: An Inventory of His Papers P1435
Diaries (1876-1890, 1930-1940), correspondence, and related papers of Boyle, who was affiliated as a salesman and manager (1877-1927) with the St. Paul wholesale dry goods firm of Auerbach, Finch, Culbertson and Company and its successors. They document his early surveying and teaching experiences (1876-1877); lifelong involvement in the Catholic Church and Democratic Party; dry goods career; social customs and activities of St. Paul in the 1870s and 1880s, particularly through parties, dances, and theatricals attended; his club memberships, especially the Minnesota Boat Club and Nushka (toboggan) Club; his romances; and his employment in the Ramsey County assessor's office (1930-1940).
Harold Keith Bradford: An Inventory of His Papers 01429
Biographical data, annual reports, prospectuses, correspondence, and miscellany of, or collected by, Harold Keith Bradford as Vice President of the Investors Syndicate (1940s-1960) and as President of IDS Mutual Funds (1960-1970).
John P. Bradford: An Inventory of His Papers 00254
Personal files of a St. Paul (Minn.) man documenting his successive careers as an independent filmmaker (1928-1934); film editor for the
Joyce M. Brady: An Inventory of Her Papers 00130
Printed materials, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, programs, meeting announcements, form letters, and related files collected by Joyce M. Brady, a Minneapolis political and community activist, documenting her interests in the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), the Farmer-Labor Association, the Minnesota Nuclear Freeze Campaign and other disarmament organizations, nuclear power opposition groups, and feminist organizations and activities.
Mathew B. Brady: An Inventory of His U.S. Civil War Portraits sv000159
General William Woods Averell (1832-1900) Collection of 45 contemporary portraits of generals and other significant persons active during the United States Civil War (1861-1865) photographed by photographer Mathew B. Brady between 1860 and 1880.

Includes digital content.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Admission and Discharge Records gr00367
Records of patient admission and discharge at the hospital.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Committee, Board, and Special Program Files gr00368
Minutes, accompanied by correspondence, memos, reports, and background materials, of administrative, employee, professional specialty, and special-purpose committees, particularly the governing board, medical staff, review board, and performance management and utilization review committees. Includes materials pertaining to developmental disabilities, dietary, medical records, pharmacy and therapeutics, relocation, and the Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Services.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Correspondence and Subject Files gr00369
Correspondence, memos, reports, newsletters, minutes, and other material regarding the hospital staff and patients, professional associations, legislation, government programs, other state institutions, hospital population statistics, budgets, and other matters relating to the operation of the hospital.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Death Records gr00366
Record of patients who died at Brainerd State Hospital/Regional Human Services Center.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Mental Retardation Director's Files gr01080
Correspondence (1968-1979) and subject files (1962-1984); the latter covering such topics as accelerated cooperative training, behavior modification, cost savings projects, regulations, accreditations, population statistics, community service, staffing, and patients' rights, including materials on the landmark Welsch Consent Decree court case. They also document relations with various local, state, and national organizations, including the Central Minnesota Health Planning Council, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, Northern Pines Coordinating Committee, and the Upper Mississippi Mental Retardation Advisory Committee.
Brainerd State Hospital: An Inventory of Its Minnesota Learning Center Records gr00365
Management group minutes, annual reports including program descriptions, other program analyses and reports, Learning Center manuals, and a roster.
Edward R. Brandt: An Inventory of His Legislative Files 01156
Legislative files and some constituent correspondence of a member of the conservative caucus of the Minnesota House of Representatives, who represented District 41 (Minneapolis) from 1969 to 1973.
Steven C. Brandt: An Inventory of His High way 55 Relocation Research Files at the Minnesota Historical Society 00988
Chronological and background subject files, collected by Brandt as a reporter for the Minneapolis Star Tribune newspaper, relating to an attempt by the Minnesota Department of Transportation to reroute Highway 55 (Hiawatha Avenue) in Minneapolis that threatened to destroy Mdewakanton sacred sites and historic Camp Coldwater.
Nancy Osborn Brataas: An Inventory of Her Papers 01219
Nancy Osborn BrataasPersonal, family, and legislative papers, business records, and files relating to the activism and involvement of Nancy Osborn Brataas, a Republican politician living in Rochester, Minnesota, who was the second female state senator to serve in the Minnesota legislature and who owned a management and data processing business.
Breck School: An Inventory of Its Records 00558
Miscellaneous historical records of an Episcopal preparatory school established (1886) in Wilder (Minn.), which later relocated in St. Paul (1916), Minneapolis (1956), and Golden Valley (1981).
Breckenridge Family Portrait Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000446
Breckenridge family portrait album, 1880-1898Portraits of members of the Breckenridge and Stone families of Pine City, Minnesota and Baring, Maine.

Includes digital content.
Maybelle Brekken: An Inventory of Her Papers 00014
Diaries (1911-1991), newspaper clippings, autograph book (1902-1904), photographs, class assignments and evaluations (1914-1953), school resource evaluation (1984-1985), and a video cassette (1986) relating to Maybelle Ida Jacobson Quarberg Brekken, a Minnesota teacher and housewife. She taught in Crookston and in rural Polk County schools, and later lived in Minneapolis.
Bricklayers, Masons and Cement Blocklayers Union Local No.1: An Inventory of Its Records P6
Minute books (1884-1912), account books (1886-1897), membership lists (1894-1950), and a scrapbook of routine correspondence (1888-1897). The minutes discuss union business, strikes, activities of the St. Paul Trade and Labor Assembly, relations with other unions, labor legislation in Minnesota, prison labor, members working on nonunion jobs, the amalgamation of two St. Paul bricklayers unions (1897), and sickness and death benefits.
Elizabeth Klein Bridgeman: An Inventory of Her Papers P2617
Collection contains printed materials, committee minutes, brochures, manuals, speeches, press releases and notes collected by Bridgeman during her activities with the Minnesota Republican Party and the Morningside (Edina) Republican Committee.
Hascal R. Brill: An Inventory of His Family Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society P813
Personal, family, and business correspondence, diaries, legal papers, articles, and genealogical materials of Brill, a St. Paul lawyer, judge, and trustee of Hamline University, and several members of his family.
William R. Brill Photograph Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000382
William R. Brill photograph album, approximately 1899Views taken during the Spanish-American War, showing sites in Florida and Cuba.

Includes digital content.
Brill Family Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000413
Brill family album, 1908-1911Views of Brill family members and activities, including travels in and outside Minnesota. The Brill family resided in St. Paul, Minnesota. Album likely compiled by Alice Brill, daughter of Hascal R. Brill.

Includes digital content.
Brimson Telephone Association (Brimson, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records 01328
Minutes, amendments to articles of incorporation, annual reports, stock certificates, a map of service lines, and financial records of a rural cooperative telephone company in St. Louis County, Minnesota. Some of the records are in Finnish.
Fanny F. Brin: An Inventory of Her Papers 00633
Correspondence, speeches, articles, reports, minutes, news releases, scrapbooks, printed materials, and related papers documenting Brin's involvement in social and political movements of the 1920s and 1930s.
British Festival of Minnesota: An Inventory of Its Records 00562
Minutes, budget information, advertising and publicity materials, printed matter, audio and video recordings, and other materials largely documenting the planning underlying a set of interrelated cultural events in Minneapolis and St. Paul aimed at celebrating and publicizing the contributions of Great Britain and British peoples to Minnesota culture.
Ignatia Broker: An Inventory of Her Papers 01308
Headphones iconCorrespondence (1908-1918, 1982-1987), typescript reminiscences, audio recording of reminiscences (May 1986), genealogical charts, a chronology (1805-1920), newspaper and magazine clippings, obituary (July 24, 1987), literary manuscripts, illustrations, book reviews, memoranda, minutes, pamphlets, and printed matter documenting the life of this Minnesota Ojibwe author, storyteller, educator, and activist.

Includes digital content.
Gladys Sinclair Brooks: An Inventory of Her Papers 00249
A small group of subject files documenting the public service career of a Minneapolis alderman, member of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Council, Republican Party activist, president of the Minnesota Council of Churches, a national board member of the YWCA, and chair of the Governor's Human Rights Commission.
Markell Conley Brooks: An Inventory of Her Genealogy Files 00502
Genealogical charts and correspondence, family letters, photographs, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, architectural drawings, audio tapes, theatrical scripts, and other material relating to the Brooks, Conley, Flower, Gutherz, Hawkins, Morris, Orton, and other related families, ancestors of Markell Conley Brooks. This material was used by daughter-in-law Virginia Dahleen Brooks in writing a family history.
Sheldon Brooks: An Inventory of His Family Papers P2304
Diaries and letters of a farmer and doctor who migrated with his family from upstate New York to southeastern Minnesota in 1856. Brooks settled at Beaver, Minn., and later operated a grain warehouse at nearby Minneiska. Includes a diary kept by a young son, reminiscences penned by his sister, and family genealogical information.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers (U.S.). Division 150 (Saint Paul, Minn.): An Inventory of Its Records P1377
Minutes (1872-1951), membership dues ledgers (1872-1901), a cashbook (1875-1906), a membership record book (1872-1903), and miscellaneous papers of a local union of locomotive engineers employed by the Great Northern Railway Company and predecessor and related companies.
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen. Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad: An Inventory of Its General Chairman's Records 00300
Files of a St. Paul-based labor union representing locomotive firemen, hostlers, and their helpers on the CStPM&O.
Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen. Chicago Great Western Railroad Company: An Inventory of the General Grievance Committee Records 00072
Subject and claim files of a general grievance committee representing 13 Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen lodges in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri.
Brown County, Minnesota: An Inventory of Telephone Directories lb00111
A collection of telephone directories for cities in Brown 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.
Brown County: Albin Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01160
Brown County: Bashaw Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01161
Brown County: Burnstown Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01162
Brown County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Case File Transcripts gr01816
Transcripts of trial testimony for a scattering of case files between numbers 5653 and 13009.
Brown County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Case Files gr00850
Civil and criminal case files; the civil records include unfiled case file numbers 1-483 (circa 1858-circa 1877) and case file numbers 1-13776 (1862-1949). They include criminal cases through 1909 and possibly part of 1910. The criminal records include case file numbers 1-1462 (1910-1949).

Includes numerial index of unfiled civil case files.
Brown County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Civil and Criminal Registers of Actions gr01433
Registers of actions for civil (1862-1949) and criminal (1862-1934) cases. Each entry gives the names of the parties in the case, frequently the attorneys representing each party, when the case was opened, the case file number, and a record of each document that was filed by the contesting parties or by the court in the case.
Brown County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Coroner's Records gr01434
Inquest records (1887-1979), transcripts of inquests (1908-1966), inquest files (1874-1885, 1978), and inquest certificates (1972-1979).
Brown County: District Court: An Inventory of Its Minutes gr01435
Brown County. District Court: An Inventory of its Naturalization Records and Index SAM020
Personal name index, declarations of intention, final papers, petitions, and related records.
Brown County: Probate Court: An Inventory of Its Registers of Actions gr01436
Records of documents filed and other actions taken in each probate case.
Brown County: Mulligan Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01163
Brown County: New Ulm: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01164
Brown County: Prairieville Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01189
Brown County: Sigel Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01190
Brown County: Sleepy Eye: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Certificate Registers gr01191
Brown County: Springfield: Justice of the Peace: An Inventory of Its Records gr01437
Includes dockets (1909-1934), civil dockets (1927-1972), and criminal dockets (1930-1951, 1961-1972).
Brown County: Stately Township: An Inventory of Its Birth and Death Registers gr01192
Brown Family: An Inventory of Their Papers 00748
Family histories (Brown, Carr, Maxfield, Gaston, and Marlow), genealogies, speeches, memorials, court calendars, newspaper articles, correspondence, autograph book, legal briefs, petitions, biographies, and printed miscellany documenting the lives of three Minnesota lawyers: John B. Brown, his son Calvin Luther, and grandson Montreville Jay
Art Brown: An Inventory of His Film Collection sv000027
Video iconA collection of amateur films that showcases small town parades and carnivals, outdoor recreation such as boating, racing, and skating, a storm in Anoka, and local political figures such as Minneapolis Mayor George E. Leach and the funeral of Governor Floyd B. Olson.

Includes digital content.
Charlie Brown: An Inventory of His Autobiography Files 00863
Includes manuscript paste-ups for Me and Charlie Brown, an autobiography of Charlie Brown that chronicles his family, childhood, coming of age, religious quest, and his acquaintance with Charles M. Schulz and its subsequent effect on his life. Miscellaneous art, clippings, photographs, and other items, many of which were used to illustrate the book, are also included with the collection.
Edwin Hacker Brown: An Inventory of the Brown Family Papers P1455
Correspondence and related papers, reports and other business records, legal and financial documents, diaries, scrapbook contents, and photograph albums documenting the life of a Minneapolis architect and engineer and of various members of the related Brown, Hall, and Christian families.
Floyd Brown Photograph Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000468
Floyd Brown photograph album, approximately 1910-1916Views of friends and social and recreational activities, including views of St. Patrick's Day parades in 1915 an 1916, swimming and boating, Minneapolis, the University of Minnesota, and trips to Terre Haute and Chicago.

Includes digital content.
Garfield W. Brown: An Inventory of His Papers 00675
Legal documents, correspondence, and related papers concerning cases that Brown, a Glencoe (Minn.) lawyer, presented before the McLeod and other county district courts (1906-1920). The legal case files are believed to typify those handled by a small-town lawyer. They are supplemented by a file of clippings, articles, and speeches by Brown (1921-1967), primarily relating to the legal aspects of insurance.
Joseph R. and Samuel Brown: An Inventory of Their Family Papers m0595
Correspondence and other papers, including letters, historical reminiscences and articles, speeches, financial records, newspaper clippings, and photographs (undated and 1826-1856); financial records (1862-1916); and volumes, including letterbooks, account books, memo books, and a diary (1838-1908) relating to the lives and careers of the prominent Minnesota pioneer Joseph R. Brown, his son Samuel J. and daughter Ellen Brown Allanson, and other members of their immediate and related families in what is now Minnesota and South Dakota.
May Brown: An Inventory of Her Photograph Album sv000026
Album includes tintypes and carte-de-visites of the Brown family, relatives and friends.
William R. Brown: An Inventory of His Family Papers 01005
Diaries and notebooks, ledgers and account books, genealogical papers, correspondence, photographs, and other papers of Brown, a farmer near Newport (Washington County, Minn.), and relatives from the McDonald, Hoyt, Johnson, and Scofield families. The diaries discuss pioneer farm activities, social life, and legal affairs in the St. Croix Valley and Brown's Civil War service with the Sixth Minnesota Infantry.
Royal and Doris Bruchman: An Inventory of Their Letters and Memoirs 00608
Primarily letters from Royal Bruchman, during World War II and the Korean War, to his sweetheart and wife Doris. Also there are numerous letters from other suitors to Doris, letters from Doris to her parents and to Royal, and Royal's memoirs of his military service, written in 1996.
Leopold Bruenner: An Inventory of His Papers At Minnesota Historical Society 00335
A photocopied scrapbook (1908-1954), musical scores (undated and 1917-1953), newspaper clippings (undated and 1956, 1958), and a small number of photographs documenting a German immigrant's 58-year career as a composer, choirmaster, and organist in St. Paul, Minn.
Bill Brust: An Inventory of His Papers P2143
Papers documenting the life and career of a Minnesota Trotskyite and modern language scholar.
Chester Bruvold: An Inventory of His Papers 00015
Correspondence, printed materials, and case files of a Minneapolis lawyer and pacifist who representated conscientious objectors, anti-war protesters, and cooperatives.
Marilyn Tickle Bryant: An Inventory of Her Political Papers 01181
Files relating to Bryant's political activities, including her work with Senator Dave Durenberger, her work on behalf of equal rights for women, and to her interest in and work on behalf of women in politics and government.
Solon J. Buck: An Inventory of His Papers 00794
Solon Justus Buck, 1931Professional correspondence of Buck as superintendent of the Minnesota Historical Society (1914-1931); as a history department faculty member at the universities of Indiana (1908-1909), Illinois (1910-1914), Minnesota (1914-1931), and Pittsburgh (1931-1935); and as director of the Western Pennsylvania Historical Survey (1931-1935). Correspondents include other historians, archivists, and historical agency administrators.
Thomas and Anna Mallary Buckham: An Inventory of Their Papers at the Minnesota Historical Society 00987
Biographical materials, courtship and family correspondence, portraits, and miscellaneous related papers of Faribault, Minnesota lawyer, judge, and legislator, Thomas Scott Buckham, his wife Anna Mallary Buckham, the Reverend James Buckham family of Vermont, and the Lyman S. Mallary family of Brooklyn (N.Y.).
John Marshall Budd: An Inventory of His Papers 01309
John Marshall BuddPersonal correspondence and subject files of a Saint Paul railroad executive who served as president of the Great Northern Railway Company and its successor, the Burlington Northern Railroad Company. The collection includes biographical and family data, railroad history files, and files documenting Budd's service on corporate boards and charitable organizations.

Includes digital content.
Buena Vista Sanatorium: An Inventory of Its Annual Reports gr02661
Annual reports of the superintendent of the Buena Vista Sanatorium, submitted to the sanatorium commission, containing lists of staff members and members of the commission; reports regarding sanatorium conditions, policies, and needs of the institution; statistics on treatment, clinics held, and patient admissions and discharges; and summary financial statements. Most are typescript.
Buena Vista Sanatorium: An Inventory of Its Financial Records gr02662
Monthly financial summaries (1917-1920); monthly financial statements (1921-1955) itemizing sanatorium receipts and expenditures; and a file of vouchers (1915-1921) for expenses incurred in purchasing the sanatorium site, constructing it, and putting it into operation.
Buena Vista Sanatorium: An Inventory of Its Subject Files gr02663
Files of correspondence, statistics, and other documentation on sanatorium administrative matters and historical information.
Builders Association of the Twin Cities: An Inventory of Its Parade of Homes Photographs sv000185
Visitors entering a model house during the Parade of Homes, circa 1950-1969Photographs associated with the Parade of Homes. Images include showcase model homes, promotion for the Parade of Homes, visitors to the Parade, royalty associated with the events, and the Minneapolis Home Builders Association Reggie Award presentation.

Includes digital content.
Building Commission: An Inventory of Its Records gr02026
Files documenting planning, site acquisition, specifications and bidding, and construction of the State Office Building.
Building Soo Line under Jessamine Street to Cardigan Junction: An Inventory of the Album sv000460
Building Soo Line under Jessamine St. to Cardigan Junction, 1900Views of the construction of railroad tracks on the east side of St. Paul, Minnesota and two views of a train wreck.

Includes digital content.
Burlingame Photograph Album: An Inventory of the Album sv000451
Burlingame photograph album, approximately 1898Views of a military training camp, location unknown, and soldiers departing from a railroad station.

Includes digital content.
Burlington Northern Clown Club and Band: An Inventory of Its Records 00903
Video iconCorrespondence, directories of members, performance materials and recordings of performances of the Burlington Northern Clown Club and Band.

Includes digital content.
Burlington Northern Inc.: An Inventory of Its Records 01057
Video iconPrinted materials, bylaws, financial and annual reports, board meeting agendas, management and strategic planning related materials, line inspection tour briefing books, papers regarding the sale of office buildings, and retirement plan information of Burlington Northern, Inc. and some of its subsidiaries.

Includes digital content.
Thomas E. Burnett, Jr.: An Inventory of His Papers 01280
Biographical information, information about school activities, speeches, career-related materials, news articles and published materials, tributes and memories, emails, letters of condolence, faxes, and memorial letters and cards received by the parents and the employer of a Bloomington, Minnesota native who was one of the passengers aboard United Airlines Flight 93 who lost their lives attempting to take back control of their hijacked airliner from Al-Qaeda terrorists over Pennsylvania on September 11, 2001.
Margery Burns: An Inventory of Her Papers. 00951
Correspondence, news clippings, scrapbooks, articles, stories, plays, speeches and related papers of Margery Burns, an author, newspaper columnist, Republican activist, lobbyist, and farm wife from Milan, Minnesota.
Tela B. Burt: An Inventory of His Papers 00352
Video iconPapers related to the life and careers of a prominent figure in the Twin Cities (Minn.) African American community.

Includes digital content.
Bush Foundation: An Inventory of its Records 00016
Grant files and other records of a St. Paul-based nonprofit foundation, incorporated in 1953 with an endowment from 3M executive Archibald G. Bush, that provides grants to charitable, scientific, literary, musical, educational, and arts organizations located
Benjamin Franklin and Eliza Butler: An Inventory of Their Family Papers 00973
Correspondence and miscellaneous papers (1851-1884, 1898, 1957) between and received by Benjamin Franklin Butler and his wife Eliza Tucker Butler; Benjamin's appointment (1851, 1853) and discharge (1856) certificates as an officer in Riflemen Company D, First Regiment, First Brigade, Eighth Division of the Maine Volunteer Militia; and a worksheet (1957) for application for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution by grandson Arthur Butler Hall. Some of the letters have full or partial transcripts, presumably prepared by Floyd Risvold.
Grant files and other records of a St. Paul-based nonprofit foundation, incorporated in 1953 with an endowment from 3M executive Archibald G. Bush, that provides grants to charitable, scientific, literary, musical, educational, and arts organizations located primarily in Minnesota and the Upper Midwest.
Pierce Butler: An Inventory of His Family Papers 00007
Three generations of the Pierce Butler family are represented in this extensive collection of family correspondence, legal files, diaries, subject files, and miscellaneous papers. Records of the Butler family companies, including copper and gold mining ventures in Idaho and California, are also included.

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