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Collection · 1950 - 2018

These materials showcase more than 50 years of the history of the David Frank Grether Central Minnesota Regional Science Fair (previously known as the “Central Minnesota Regional Science Fair” until 2001).

This collection is organized in two series.

Series 1: Science Fair Materials

Dating from 1950 to 2019, this series contains a diverse assortment of materials pertaining to the fair. The most prominent materials are the programs for this event that date from 1950 to 2018. There are other materials that include flyers, ribbons, and certificates. Perhaps most notably, As an example of the type of project submitted and presented, contained here is the project and research paper of Michael Garrity, a high school student who took part in the program during the late 1950s.

Series 2: Science Fair Scrapbooks

The second series contains six scrapbooks, dating from 1950 to 1968, containing materials pertinent to the fair. These include event programs, newspaper clippings, photographs of student participants and their demonstrations, along with written descriptions of their projects.

Location is 28A.1b-c

Minnesota Academy of Science

This is an artificial collection in AtoM as a placeholder for digital objects that do not have a parent collection. This material is mostly in unprocessed materials that have no proper finding aid in AtoM. Once the objects have a finding aid in AtoM, they will be moved there.

2023-10-04/1 · Collection · 1989 - 2022

The records of the Women’s Center document the establishment and subsequent activities from 1989 to 2022. Established in late 1989, the Women’s Center provided help, education, and support to women on campus and in the local communities on a variety of issues ranging from feminism, anti-oppression, racial justice and gender equity. The bulk of the records here date before 2000.

The records are arranged in three series.

Series 1: Administrative

Records here document the administration of the center, which included providing programming and education about women. These include annual reports, surveys, and strategic plans that document the progress of the center and the future direction. Other notable material include efforts regarding cultural diversity, grant funded support, and scholarships.

Series 2: Sexual Violence Prevention Program

The records document the establishment of the program and its evolution. Included in this series are the grant records that established the program and subsequent grants to continue supporting it.

Series 3: Programming

A major function of the Women’s Center was programming. The center sponsored or co-sponsored a number of events to raise awareness and educate attendees. The centerpiece of the programming was “Women on Wednesday” that covered a wide variety of topics since its inception in 1990.

Women's Center
Records of Aero Club
207 · Collection · 1948-1984

This collection contains the records of Aero Club. Included in the collection are three club scrapbooks, photographs of club activities, monthly newsletters published by Aero Club, one meeting minutes book, Aero Club's Constitution and By-Laws, newspaper clippings, and membership lists.

Aero Club
George Alderink Papers
S-1823 · Collection · 1955-1972

The George Alderink Papers contain mainly correspondences of the Representative, government and legislative reports, and miscellaneous materials relating to Alderink. The majority of the items date between 1955 and 1958, during his time in elected office.

Alderink, George
Albertina Anderson Papers
233 · Collection · 1892-1944

This collection conatins a wide variety of material. These include a biographical booklet on Albertina Anderson compiled by her grand-nephew, and records of her education at St. Cloud Teachers College, University of Minnesota, and Columbia University such as transcripts, class slips, and a notebook filled with class notes. Also present are her records of employment at St. Cloud Teachers College as well as records regarding retirement funds. Lastly, the collection includes Andersons hand written mathematic lesson plans, teaching materials, and few miscellaneous writings showcasing the academic standards of the time.

Anderson, Albertina
205 · Collection · 1915-1931

This collection contains the records of the Avon Literary Society.  Included is one meeting minutes book and one of the society's programs.

Avon Literary Society
Maurine Bailey Papers
234 · Collection · 1920-1929

The collection contains biographical information gathered by Ed Pluth regarding the various members of the subject’s family. The main attraction to this collection is the “The Girl Graduate” scrapbook which was includes countless photos and artifacts of Maurine Bailey’s life on St. Cloud State from June 1921 to fall 1922. Materials included in the book are Lawrence Hall dormitory regulations, State Teachers College picture booklet, personal messages from dormmates, many regarding Bailey as ‘Sub’, Bailey’s class schedules, Normal School Library manual, fall 1922 class schedule, and 1921 commencement exercises. In addtion, the scrapbook contains marriage announcements from friends, activity tickets, and calling cards of Lawrence Hall girls. This collection provides a wide range of interests to perspective scholars and researchers alike when looking at college life and experience in the early 1920s.

Bailey, Maurine
Andrew A. Brown Papers
S-1803 · Collection · 1866-1938

This collection consists of three folders of papers of Andrew A. Brown. Brown lived in Douglas County and dealt in buying and selling land. There are numerous land grants and certificates. Also of interest are the correspondence from John Lind, who was a US congressman, a death certificate of Brown's wife, and a photograph of the family.

Brown, Andrew A.
Records of Camera Kraft Club
210 · Collection · 1923-1952

This collection contains the records of the Camera Kraft Club. Included is one book of meeting minutes, one photo album, and one club yearbook.

Camera Kraft Club