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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Scherer, Minnie, 1890 - 1983. Paper on "Early History of Mankato," 1977
MSU Archives Collection 1243



Scherer, Minnie, 1890 - 1983. Paper on "Early History of Mankato," 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1243. 1 folder.

Abstract:

This collection consists of a paper written by Mrs. Minnie Scherer, of Lake Crystal, about the history of Mankato. The paper is a combination of personal reminiscences and research done at the Blue Earth County Historical Society and in local newspapers. It discusses the history of Mankato from 1852 until about 1905. This paper was the basis of several speeches given by Mrs. Scherer to local women's organizations.

Biographical Note:

Wilamine Hanson Scherer was born in Lake Crystal, Minnesota on December 9, 1890. She attended school in Lake Crystal and Mankato, and graduated from Mankato Normal School in 1908. She taught in Nebraska, 1909 - 1914, and ran the post office in Lake Crystal until 1916. She married Waldemar Scherer (1889 - 1970) in 1916 and lived in Mankato. The Scherers had five children. Minnie Scherer died in1983.

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:

Scherer, Minnie, 1890 - 1983. Paper on "Early History of Mankato," 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1243, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Mrs. Minnie Scherer donated this collection in June 1977.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in January 1978. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell November 2000.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Minnie Scherer available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Scherer, Minnie, 1890 - 1983.
Mankato (Minn.)-history.