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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
Wiecking, Emma, 1894 - 1992. Oral History Interview, 1977.
MSU Archives Collection 1254



Wiecking, Emma, 1894 - 1992. Oral History Interview, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1254. 1 binder.

Abstract:

This collection consists of an oral history interview conducted with Emma Wiecking in 1977. Wiecking graduated from the State Normal School at Mankato, and was a longtime librarian at the Mankato State Teachers College. In the interview, Wiecking discussed her youth in Mankato, her experiences as a student at the Normal School, personalities who have attended or worked on the faculty of Mankato State Teachers College, and her memories of life in Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Emma Wiecking was born in Mankato in August 1894. She attended the State Normal School at Mankato, the University of Minnesota, and the Library School of the New York Public Library, and would later receive her master's degree from Columbia University. She worked in the library at Mankato State Teachers College for 37 years, retiring in 1959. Emma Wiecking died in April 1992.

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:

Wiecking, Emma, 1894 - 1992. Oral History Interview, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1254, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Dennis Lavery donated this collection in January 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 Emma Wiecking available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Wiecking, Emma, 1894 - 1992.
Mankato State Teachers College-History.