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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Hruska, James Collection, 1946 - 1967

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Hruska, James. Collection, 1946 - 1967.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 140

Hruska, James. Collection, 1946 - 1967. SMHC Manuscript Collection 140. 3 folders.


The James Hruska collection consists of three manuscripts and one public address detailing the history of Waterville, Minnesota and Le Sueur County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Senator A. O Sundet gave the address in May 1967. Sundet's speech pertained to the history of Le Sueur County.

The manuscripts document the history of Waterville and the surrounding area. The Junior Historical Society of Waterville compiled one manuscript entitled "Our Veterans" in 1946. This compilation documents individuals who served in the United States Armed Forces. P. O. Leary wrote a second manuscript entitled "Early History of Waterville." The third manuscript is titled "Waterville in Le Sueur County" but the author and date are unknown.


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:

Hruska, James. Collection, 1946 - 1967. SMHC Manuscript Collection 140, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


James Hruska donated this collection in July 1973.

Processed By:

The MSU Archives staff processed this collection in September 1973. Finding aid revised by Jeff A. Jenson November 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about James Hruska available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Waterville (Minn.)--History.
Le Sueur County (Minn.)--History.
Sundet, Armin O. Le Sueur County.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 140



A. O. Sundet, State Senator, Address, “Le Sueur County,” 7 May 1967



Histories, Waterville, Minnesota, undated



“Our Veterans,” 1946