shortcut to content
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940 Papers, 1892

Page address:

Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940. Papers, 1892.
MSU Archives Collection 180

Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940. Papers, 1892. SMHC Manuscript Collection 180. 2 folders and 1 oversized item.


This collection consists of items pertaining to Mabel Amanda (Pond) Train, an 1892 graduate of the Mankato Normal School. A photograph of Mabel (Pond) Train at the time of her graduation, a program of commencement week activities, and the diploma she received are all part of the collection.

Biographical Note:

Mabel Amanda Pond was born in Kasson, Minnesota, in September 1872. She graduated from the Mankato Normal School in 1892, and taught for several years in Luverne, Minnesota. She married George Train in Kasson in April 1898.

The couple moved to Chisholm, Minnesota from Duluth in 1905. Train was active in many civic and social work groups in the Chisholm area. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, the Royal Neighbors, chairperson of the Ladies Aid at the Chisholm Methodist Church, and was active in the Girl Scouts and the area Red Cross.

Mabel Amanda Pond Train died in 1940 in Chisholm, MN.


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:

Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940. Papers, 1892. SMHC Manuscript Collection 180, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Shirley V. Boughton donated this collection in January 2001.

Processed By:

Robert Russell processed this collection in March 2001. Finding aid revised by Jeff A. Jenson in November 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Mabel Amanda Pond Train available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Train, Mabel Amanda Pond, 1872 - 1940
Mankato State Normal School (Minn.)

SMHC Manuscript Collection 180



Commencement Announcement, 1892



Diploma, Mankato Normal School, 1892



Photograph of Mabel Pond Train, 1892