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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
Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988. Oral History Interview, 1977.
MSU Archives Collection 1255



Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988. Oral History Interview, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1255. 1 binder and 1 cassette tape.

Abstract:

This collection consists of the transcript and cassette tape of an oral history interview with Harvey Lincoln Anderson, conducted in 1977. Anderson was the owner of Ski Haven, which later became Mount Kato. During the interview, Anderson talked about activities, businesses, and industries, in the Mankato area from his childhood until about 1940. He discussed specific activities like canoeing, downhill skiing, and ski jumping. Also, Anderson talked about his role in the construction of the Rapidan Dam.

Biographical Note:

Harvey Lincoln Andersen was born in Mankato, Minnesota in September 1893. He married Pauline Elizabeth Heggerness in 1927. They had two children together. The Andersens founded a ski area named Ski Haven during the winter of 1937. They operated the property for nearly forty years, until it was sold and renamed Mount Kato. Harvey Andersen died in February 1988.

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:

Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988. Oral History Interview, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1255, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Karin Thiem donated this collection in July 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 Harvey Lincoln Andersen available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Andersen, Harvey Lincoln, 1893 - 1988.
Mankato (Minn.) - History.
Rapidan Dam-Blue Earth County (Minn.)-History.
Mt. Kato (Minn.)