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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Ueland, Arnulf, Jr, 1920 - Papers, 1969 - 1976

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Ueland, Arnulf, Jr., 1920 - . Papers, 1969 - 1976.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1237

Ueland, Arnulf, Jr., 1920 - . Papers, 1969 - 1976. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1237. 1 Records Center Box.


This collection consists of papers from Arnulf Ueland, Jr. of North Mankato, Minnesota. Ueland was a successful businessman, former mayor of North Mankato, former chairman of the Republican Party in his district, and a former Minnesota state senator. The collection is made up of correspondence and informational materials primarily relating to Ueland's time in the State Senate, from 1972 through 1976. Topics in the collection include: education, taxing and budget measures, and infrastructure improvements from Madison Lake, Minnesota.

Biographical Note:

Arnulf Ueland, Jr. was born on June 21, 1920 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grew up in Minneapolis, attended Dartmouth College for two years, and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1943. He served in the United States Navy during his time as an undergraduate, and after graduation until November 1945. Ueland attended law school for one year after his discharge from the Navy. Ueland married Rebecca Prentiss Lucas in October of 1943. They had four children together. The Uelands moved to Mankato in 1950. Arnulf worked in a lumber mill and a lumberyard, and eventually became the owner of Ueland Lumber Sales Company in LeHillier, Minnesota. Ueland is the former mayor of North Mankato and the former Second District Republican Chairman. He was elected to the Minnesota state Senate in 1972, and re-elected in 1976.

Biographical information obtained from Mrs. Rebecca Ueland.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of correspondence and informational materials from Arnulf Ueland Jr. of North Mankato, Minnesota. The collection covers from 1972 to 1976. The papers include informational materials and memoranda distributed to the state Senate on a variety of topics, Ueland's correspondence, reports from Senate committees and the state Republican Party, and newspaper and magazine clippings about Ueland's time in the state Senate. Specific topics covered in the collection include education funding, taxation, sewer improvements in Madison Lake, and the various activities of the Minnesota Republican Party.


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:

Ueland, Arnulf, Jr., 1920 - . Papers, 1969 - 1976. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1237, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Arnulf Ueland Jr. donated this collection in December 1976.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in January 1977. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell November 2000.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Arnulf Ueland available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Ueland, Arnulf, Jr., 1920 - .
Minnesota. Legislature. Senate.
Madison Lake (Minn.)

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1237



Copies of informational material and correspondence, 1975 – 1976



Copies of informational material on subjects before the legislature, 1975 – 1976



Copies of informational material pertaining to education, 1975 – 1976



Copies of informational memoranda on proposed legislation



Copies of proposed legislation and amendments, 1974 – 1975



Copies of tax, appropriations, and budget information, 1975



Correspondence and informational material produced by the Minnesota Republican Party, 1972 - 1975



Correspondence, 1969 – 1973



Correspondence, news releases, newspaper clippings, 1972 – 1976



Notices of committee and departmental hearings, 1975 – 1976



Reports from standing committees, 1974