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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
University Archives.
Costume, Apparel and Memorabilia. Collection, 1940-Ongoing.
MSU Archives Collection 220


Costume, Apparel and Memorabilia. Collection, 1940-Ongoing. MSU Archives Collection 220. 40 Textile boxes, 1 small box, 16 wall hangings, 80 cubic feet.

Abstract:

This collection consists of costumes, apparel and memorabilia associated with Minnesota State University, Mankato and its predecessor institutions. Included in this collection are: athletic apparel, banners, blankets, sweaters, sweatshirts, t-shirts, alumni "swag," commencement apparel items and homecoming costumes.

Historical Note:

This collection consists of costumes, apparel and memorabilia associated with Minnesota State University, Mankato and its predecessor institutions. Included in this collection are: athletic apparel, banners, blankets, sweaters, sweatshirts, t-shirts, alumni "swag," commencement apparel items and homecoming costumes.

This collection has been assembled from numerous and ongoing donations from campus departments and offices. The University Archives also actively gathers material for this collection.

The school colors have been Purple and Gold since 1892. From 1935-1973, the University Mascot was the "Indians." Some of the athletic apparel and homecoming costumes reflect this mascot. The Maverick has been the mascot since 1977.

The American Flag in this collection may be the Service Flag dedicated in 1943 to the students who served in World War II. This claim is based off the program for the dedication, which is in the University General Records Collection, and the number of stars on the flag. There is no other proof that this flag is the same flag that was dedicated in 1943.

For additional details about specific items in this collection, please contact the Archives.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Costume, Apparel and Memorabilia. Collection, 1940-Ongoing. MSU Archives Collection 220, University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Processed By:

Heather Harren and Derek Barlage processed this collection in May, June, and August 2011.

Related Collections:

University General Records. Collection, 1868-Ongoing. MSU Archives Collection 12, University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Center, Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota. Collection, 1972 - Ongoing. SMHC Manuscript Collection 188, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Homecoming Papers. Collection, 1928-Ongoing. MSU Archives Collection 19, University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Student Activities. Collection, 1903-Ongoing . MSU Archives Collection 18, University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

President's Office. Collection, 1867-Ongoing. MSU Archives Collection 13, University Archives, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Mankato State University.
Mankato State College.
Mankato State Teachers College
Mankato State Normal School
Costumes and clothes.
Indians as Mascots.


 

MSU Archives Collection 220

Box

3 Capes Purple and Gold, undated

47

Alumni Kneeling Pads (2), undated

22

Alumni Maverick Pride Purple T-shirt (flat), 2007

34

Alumni Mouse Pad, undated

22

Alumni Pendants, undated

22

American Flag, 48 Stars, 1912-1959

42

Athletic Wear. Yellow Mankato State College, 1957-1975

29

Bag, MSU Reusable Library, 1998-presents

30

Bag, MSU Reusable, 1998-present

29

Band Uniform Jackets, Mankato State University, cream color (2), 1975-1998

8

Band Uniforms, Mankato State University, cream color (2), 1975-1998

5

Bandana, Purple Alumni Association, 1998-present

32

Banner, Mankato State University Purple and Gold Vinyl, 1975-1998

51

Banner, Mankato State University Table Purple and Gold, Wool (2), 1975-1998

57

Banner, Mankato State University Table Purple and Gold, Wool, 1975-1998

56

Banner, Purple and Gold Vinyl, undated

49

Banners, Mankato State University Nylon Table (4), 1975-1998

53

Banners, Mankato State University Wool Table (2), 1975-1998

52

Banners, Mini (6) with Plastic Sticks (5), undated

22

Banners, Welcome Alumni Wool Table (2), undated

50

Baseball Cap, undated

20

Basketball Shorts, purple (2), undated

11

Blanket, Navy with Gold Wool “Mankato State University”, 1975-1998

55

Blanket, Purple with Gold Wool “Mankato State University”, 1975-1998

54

Blanket, Purple Wool “M”, undated

43

Blue Mankato State College Athletic Wear, 1957-1975

30

Bookmark, Leather, undated

29

Bookmarks, Leather (10), undated

22

Cardigan, Navy “M” Club, undated

26

Collectable Spoon, MSU, 1975-1998

40

Flag, Purple Minnesota State University, flat, 1975-1998

19

Football Garters, Purple (2), undated

6

Football Shorts, yellow (2), undated

12

Gold Leg Straps (2), undated

23

Graduation Banners: Arts and Humanities and Science and Engineering, undated

46

Graduation Banners: Graduate Studies and Allied Health and Nursing, undated

48

Graduation Banners: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Business and Education, undated

44

Graduation Gown,  President James Nickerson’s (keep flat), 1966-1973

21

Graduation, Honorary Doctoral Hoods Lowell and Nadine Andreas (2), 1995

32

Hockey Socks, Yellow, Purple, Black and White, undated

31

Hockey Socks. White, Black, and Purple, undated

31

Indianette Outfit, Beige 2 Piece, 1935-1971

3

Indianette Outfit, Beige 2 Piece, flat (3) , 1935-1971

15

Indianette Purple Outfit, 1 Piece, 1935-1971

3

Indianette Purple Outfit, 1 Piece, flat (4), 1935-1971

16

Indianette Purple Outfit, 1 Piece, flat (4), 1935-1971

17

Jacket, Letterman, undated

20

Jacket, MSU Flag Corps Marching, purple, 1975-1998

10

Jacket, MSU Marching Band, purple, 1975-1998

9

Jacket, Purple with Black Leather “M” Letterman, undated

26

Kappa Theta Paddle, undated

31

Keychain, Mankato State University HPEN Serving You, 1975-1998

40

Knit Mitten Set Purple with Yellow MSU, 1975-1998

4

Leg Straps, Purple (2), undated

23

Luggage Tags, MSU (2), 1975-1998

28

Magnets, Family Weekend, 2009 (2)

38

Magnets, Family Weekend, 2011 (4)

38

Magnets, I (heart) Minnesota State University, Mankato (2), 1998-present

38

Minnesota State University, Mankato Swimming Jacket #56, 1998-present

33

Mugs, Minnesota State University, Mankato Theater Department, 2007-2008 (2)

41

Native American Beaded Necklaces for costumes (2), 1935-1971

40

Native American beaded wristbands, 2 Sets 1935-1971

36

Native American Large Headdress with Purple Feathers, 1935-1971

27

Native American Large Headdress, 1935-1971

15

Native American Leather 1 Piece Princess Costume, 1935-1971

1

Native American Leather 2 Piece Princess Costume, 1935-1971

2

Native American Small Headdress with Grey Feathers, 1935-1971

13

Native American Small Headdress With White Feathers, 1935-1971

14

Native American Tan Canvas Princess Costume, 2 Piece, flat, 1935-1971

18

Native American, Beaded Men’s Canvas Costume with Pants, Vests (2), and Loincloths (3), flat, 1935-1971

19

Native American, Brown Canvas Dress/Costume, flat, 1935-1971

18

Native American, Brown Canvas Princess Costume, 2 Piece, flat, 1935-1971

18

Native American, Canvas Men’s Costume with Pants and Vests(2), flat, 1935-1971

19

Native American, Embroidered Canvas Princess Dress/Costume, flat, 1935-1971

18

Notepad, Mankato State University, 1975-1998

39

Notepaper Holder, Mankato State College, 1957-1975

39

Parka Purple MSU Soccer (flat), 1975-1998

33

Parka Purple MSU Soccer, 1975-1998

32

Patch, Mankato State College Mankato Sports Classics, 1957-1975

40

Pendant, undated

23

Soda Can, Taylor Center Grand Opening Pepsi, 2000

39

Sweater, “M” Club Letterman, undated

28

Sweater, Gold Cardigan Letterman’s, undated

24

Sweater, Letterman, undated

4

Sweater, Mankato State College Navy, 1957-1975

36

Sweater, MSU Purple and Gold Knit, 1975-1998

38

Sweatshirt, Grey Mankato State College Athletic Department, 1957-1975

40

Sweatshirt, MSU Grey, 1975-19998

37

Sweatshirt, White, Mankato State University, 1975-1998

39

Swimming Uniforms, for over Swimsuits, undated

25

Track Jacket and Pants, Minnesota State University, Mankato (flat), 1998-present

33

Track Jacket, 1998-present

35

Track Pants, 1998-present

34

T-shirt Stomper Movecrew, Purple (flat) 2007

34

T-shirt Undergraduate Research Conference Purple (flat), undated

34

Visors (2), undated

23

Volleyball Shirts (2), undated

7

Wooden Nickel for 1981-1982 $1.00 off Admission to Athletics (2), 1981-1982

40

Yellow Vinyl Thank You Parents Sign, undated

45