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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Ready, Sandra J., 1945-. Oral History Interview, 2006

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Ready, Sandra J., 1945-. Oral History Interview, 2006.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1741

Ready, Sandra J., 1945-. Oral History Interview, 2006. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1741. 2 folders, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Sandra J. Ready collection consists of an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, a transcript, and a biographical form and interview outline of an oral history interview conducted between Ready and Marsha Danielson in November 2006. In this interview, Ready talks about her family, her time as a student and then faculty member at Mankato State College, and what she has done since retiring.

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:

Sandra J. Ready was born November 23, 1945 in Miami Beach, Florida. She graduated from Saint Louis Park High School in Saint Louis Park, MN in 1963 and began her higher education studies at the University of Minnesota. She transferred to Mankato State College and graduated with a bachelor's degree in education and went on to teach high school English, speech, and journalism. She later completed a master's degree in library media education, a specialist degree in curriculum and instruction, and a second bachelor's degree from Mankato State University. Ready was a Mankato State University librarian and retired in 2002. Ready married Kirk Ready in July 1967 and they have two children, both Mankato State University alums.


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:

Ready, Sandra J., 1945-. Oral History Interview, 2006. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1741, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Sandra J. Ready donated this collection on November 7, 2006.

Processed By:

Mee Xiong processed this collection in September 2015. Mee Xiong made additions to the collection May 2017.

Related Collections:

Visit the Tell Your MSU Story website for a list of all interviews completed as part of this project.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Ready, Sandra J., 1945-, interviewee.
Ready, Sandra J., 1945---Interviews.
Danielson, Marsha, interviewer.
Mankato State College.
Mankato State University.
Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1741



Biographical information and interview outline, 2006



Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 2006



Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 2006


Oral History Interview, Transcript, 2006