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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Keir, Grace, 1938-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1988-2007

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/archives/fa/smhc/smhc1733.html

Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Keir, Grace, 1938-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1988-2007.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1733



Keir, Grace, 1938-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1988-2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1733. 2 folders, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.

Abstract:

The Grace Keir collection consists of an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Keir and Marsha Danielson in January 2007, and photographs of Kier. In this interview, Keir talks about her family, her education, and her experience as a faculty member at Minnesota State University.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the Tell Your MSU Story Oral History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Biographical Note:

Grace Keir was born September 18, 1938 in Postville, Iowa. She attended Postville High School and was a first generation college student. Keir graduated from the Iowa State University with both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, and received a PhD from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. She married Richard Keir in 1968. Keir worked as a junior high school teacher in Iowa City, taught at University of Northern Iowa, and began teaching in 1982 at the Home Economics Department at Mankato State University. She retired in 2000.

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:

Keir, Grace, 1938-. Oral History Interview and Collection, 1988-2007. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1733, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Grace Keir donated this collection on January 4, 2007.

Processed By:

Mee Xiong processed this collection in September 2015.

Related Collections:

Visit the Tell Your MSU Story website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project. http://lib.mnsu.edu/archives/oralh/msustory.html.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Keir, Grace, 1938-, interviewee.
Keir, Grace, 1938---Interviews.
Danielson, Marsha, interviewer.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1733

Box

Folder

Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 2007

Cassette

 

Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 2007

DVD

 

Biographical information and interview outline, 2007

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Photographs, 1988-1996

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