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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/archives/fa/smhc/smhc1327.html

Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Purfeest, Charles. "Old Seppmann Mill, 1864 - 1890", Paper, 1965.
MSU Archives Collection 1327



Purfeest, Charles. "Old Seppmann Mill, 1864 - 1890", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1327. 1 folder, 12 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of a paper written by Charles Purfeest about the old Seppmann Mill, which is west of Mankato, Minnesota. The mill was a wind-powered grist mill, which was built in 1864. The mill is now a historic site in Minneopa State Park. The paper outlines the history of the mill from its construction to 1890. Hand drawn sketches of the mill and a diagram of its inner workings are also included in the paper. The paper was written in 1965, as an assignement for Dr. Bert 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:

Purfeest, Charles. "Old Seppmann Mill, 1864 - 1890", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1327, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Charles Purfeest 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 the Seppmann Mill or Charles Purfeest available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Blue Earth County (Minn.)-Historic sites.
Minneopa State Park (Minn.)
Purfeest, Charles.