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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sinks, Thomas, 1915 - 1979 Genealogy, "A Sinks Family," 1978

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Sinks, Thomas, 1915 - 1979. Genealogy, "A Sinks Family," 1978.
MSU Archives Collection 1276

Sinks, Thomas, 1915 - 1979. Genealogy, "A Sinks Family," 1978. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1276. 1 volume.


This collection consists of a booklet authored by Thomas Sinks. In the booklet, Sinks traces his family's genealogy from its roots in Germany ca. 1000 through the 1970's in the United States. The volume is bound, contains photocopies of some family documents, and is 81 pages.

Biographical Note:

Thomas Sinks was born on 21 January 1915 in West Frankfort, Illinois. He received his Bachelor of Education degree from Southern Illinois University and his Master of Education and doctorate from the University of Illinois. He was employed as a principal in Illinois before moving to Mankato in 1969. While in Mankato, Sinks was a professor of education at Mankato State University. Thomas Sinks died in January of 1979.

Biographical information obtained from the Mankato Free Press 31 January 1979.


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Collection Citation:

Sinks, Thomas, 1915 - 1979. Genealogy, "A Sinks Family," 1978. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1276, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Dr. Thomas Sinks donated this collection in October 1978.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in 1979. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell December 2000. The collection was updated by Jeff A. Jenson in January 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Thomas Sinks available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Sinks, Thomas, 1915 - 1979.
Sinks Family.