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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
Rankin, Samuel W. "Blue Earth County Agriculture - Hand Labor to Modern Machinery", Paper, 1965.
MSU Archives Collection 1326



Rankin, Samuel W. "Blue Earth County Agriculture - Hand Labor to Modern Machinery", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1326. 1 folder, 17 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of a paper written by Samuel W. Rankin about agriculture in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. He outlines the various types of labor required to produce crops, and traces the history of agriculture in Blue Earth County from 1843 to the 1960s. The paper was written in 1965, as an assignement for Dr. Burt Burns' Historical Geography class at Mankato State College.

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:

Rankin, Samuel W. "Blue Earth County Agriculture - Hand Labor to Modern Machinery", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1326, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Samuel W. Rankin donated this collection.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in March 1988. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001.

Related Collections:

it has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Blue Earth County agriculture or Samuel Rankin available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Blue Earth County (Minn.)-History.
Minnesota-Agriculture-History.