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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
Babcock, Frank G. 1891 - 1969. Family Papers, ca. 1850 - 1948.
MSU Archives Collection 1356



Babcock, Frank G. 1891 - 1969. Family Papers, ca. 1850 - 1948. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1356. 1 folder, 17 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of items pertaining to Frank G. Babcock and his family, formerly of Kasota, Minnesota. Frank Babcock's autobiography, a family history compiled by him, and photocopies of newspaper articles make up the collection. The newspaper articles that were copied are a description of the golden wedding anniversary of Frank Babcock's parents in 1933 and his mother's obituary, which is undated.

Biographical Note:

Frank G. Babcock was born in Kasota, Minnesota in June 1891. He attended the University of Wisconsin from 1909 to 1913, and joined his father in the stone quarrying business near Kasota. He served in the Army during World War I and in government administrative work during World War II. After the wars' completion, he returned to Kasota and continued working in the stone business. In 1948 he became the sole owner and president of a stone quarrying firm, which became known as the Babcock Company. Frank G. Babcock died in August 1969.

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:

Babcock, Frank G. 1891 - 1969. Family Papers, ca. 1850 - 1948. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1356, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Jean Babcock Lander donated this collection in August 1979.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in April 1990. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell February 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Frank G. Babcock or his family available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Babcock, Frank G. 1891 - 1969.
Kasota (Minn.)-Quarries and quarrying.
Babcock family.