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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MacDonald, Harriet, 1893 - 1992 Collection, 1963 - 1977

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
MacDonald, Harriet, 1893 - 1992. Collection, 1963 - 1977.
MSU Archives Collection 1292

MacDonald, Harriet, 1893 - 1992. Collection, 1963 - 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1292. 2 folders and 1 audiocassette.


This collection consists of items from Harriet MacDonald, formerly of Mankato, Minnesota. The collection contains personal items, an oral history recording, and a transcript of an interview by conducted by Karin Thiem with MacDonald in July 1977. In the interview, MacDonald reminisced about her home at 320 Park Lane, Mankato and her family's activities. Three letters written by MacDonald regarding the National Retired Teachers Association, membership lists for that organization, and a newspaper clipping about a meeting of the NRTA are included in the collection. In addition, the collection includes a newspaper clipping from 1973, about the 19th century home that MacDonald lived in.


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:

MacDonald, Harriet, 1893 - 1992. Collection, 1963 - 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1292, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Roy Ramy donated this collection in November 1978.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in May 1979. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001. Jeff A. Jenson updated the finding aid in February 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Harriet MacDonald available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

MacDonald, Harriet, 1893 - 1992.
Irving Family.
Oral History.
Mankato (Minn.)--History.
National Retired Teachers Association.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1292



Oral History Interview, Cassette, 1977



Papers, 1963 – 1977



Transcript, 1977