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Books

Author. Title. City: Publisher, Date.

Nord, Mary Ann. The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2003.

Journals

Author. “ Title.” Publication Volume, No. (Date): Page(s). URL, if applicable.

Duin, Edgar C. “Peter M. Gideon: Pioneer Horticulturist.” Minnesota History 44, no. 3 (Fall 1974): 96–103.
http://collections.mnhs.org/MNHistoryMagazine/articles/44/v44i03p096-103.pdf

Newspapers

Author (if provided). “Headline.” Publication, Date.

Schettler, Joel. “Gedney’s Makes Move—From ‘Minnesota Pickle’ to ‘Minnesota Preserve.’” Chaska Herald, April 28, 1994.

Manuscripts, Dissertations, and Other Unpublished Material

Author. “Title.” Type of paper, Institution created for, Date.

Gieske, Millard L. “The Politics of Knute Nelson, 1912–1920.” PhD diss., University of Minnesota, 1965.

Laliberte, David J. “Indian Summers: Baseball at Native American Boarding Schools in Minnesota.” Master’s thesis, St. Cloud State University, 2008.

Manuscript Collections

Call Number, if available
Name of Collection, Dates
Type of Collection, Location of Collection
Link to finding aid, if available
Description.

Knute Nelson Papers, 1861-1924
Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/00578.xml
Description: The papers include materials concerned with political aspects of Nelson’s life as well as his military service.

A/.P642j
John S. Pillsbury and Family Papers, 1833-1934
Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Description: Financial and legal records relating to John S. Pillsbury’s various business enterprises.

State Archives Collections

Call Number, if available
Name of Collection, Dates
Authoring Entity (e.g., division or agency), if provided
State Archives Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Link to finding aid, if available
Description.

Beltrami Island Wildlife Management Area Project File, 1936–1967
Division of Game and Fish
State Archives Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Description: Reports, correspondence, memoranda, and maps regarding the development and management of the Beltrami Island Project.

Oral History Collections

Call Number, if available
Name of Collection, Dates
Type of Collection, Location of Collection
Link, if available
Description

OH 72
Oral History Interview with Elmer A. Benson, March 28, 1969
Oral History Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
Description: Benson discusses his political career and the merging of the Farmer-Labor and Democratic Parties.

Historic Register Nomination Files

Name of building nominated, Name of nomination file, Location.

Casiville Bullard House, National Register of Historic Places Nomination File, State Historic Preservation Office, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.

Sheet Music

Name of Collection, Dates
Location.
Link, if available
Description.

Collection of Songs and Music by Minnesota Composers, 1868-1947
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/lb00009.xml
Description: Includes 163 scores, including “’Tis Only You,” by Governor Adolph O. Eberhart, dedicated to Mrs. Eberhart (Minneapolis: Paul A. Schmitt, 1914). Location: Folio M. 1629.7 .M55 C65; http://www.mnhs.org/library/findaids/lb00009/tis_only_you.htm

Audio/Visual

DVDs or VHS: Author. “Subtitle.” In Title. City: Publisher, Date.

Bergin, Daniel Pierce. “Capitol Pillars: Casiville Bullard and Billy Williams.” In North Star: Minnesota’s Black Pioneers. DVD. St. Paul: Twin Cities Public Television, 2004.

Music: Composer or performer. Title. When and where recorded, Type of recording.

Larsen, Libby. In a Winter Garden: A Choral Work for Advent. Part of the Schubert Club series. Recorded on December 15, 1982 at Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis, 33 1/3 rpm.

Podcasts

Creator. “Title.” Original source, Location, Date.
Link

Anderson, Matt. “Streetcars in St. Paul and Minneapolis.” Collections Up Close Podcast and Blog, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, April 29, 2008.
http://discussions.mnhs.org/collections/2008/04/streetcars-in-st-paul-and-minneapolis/

Websites

Location. Descriptive title.
Link

The City of Minneapolis. Old Walker Branch Library.
http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/hpc/landmarks/Hennepin_Ave_2901_Old_Walker_Library.asp

Images, Maps, and Posters

Identification number
Collection name, Location
Link
Description.

por 11917 r1
Photograph Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://collections.mnhs.org/visualresources/image.cfm?imageid=129261&Page=1
Description: Governor John S. Pillsbury, c.1898.

J2 1894 a1
Poster Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://collections.mnhs.org/visualresources/image.cfm?imageid=145205&Page=1
Description: Political poster with slogan, “Knute Nelson, Republican Candidate for Governor, 1894.”

AV1996.9.13
Art Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://collections.mnhs.org/visualresources/image.cfm?imageid=127301&Page=1
Description: Official Governor’s Portrait of Knute Nelson, 1895. Artist: Carl Gutherz.

G 4144 .T89E63 1899 .S75
Map Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://content.mnhs.org/maps/items/show/143
Description: St. Paul Cycle Path Association. Cycling Routes Around the Twin Cities. [St. Paul]: St. Paul Cycle Path Association, 1899.

Museum Collections

Identification number
Collection name, Location
Link
Description

CMS IRN 10391653, accession #1978.79.102
3D Object Collection, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul
http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display.php?irn=10391653
Description: Brass carbide bicycle lamp patented in 1899, c.1900.