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Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973. "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." Manuscript, 1967.
MSU Archives Collection 185



Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973. "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." Manuscript, 1967. SMHC Manuscript Collection 185. 1 folder.

Abstract:

The Anna Margaret Wiecking collection contains a typed draft of "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." This manuscript is a draft of Wiecking's printed booklet with the same title. This document includes six pages of historical events 1968 - 1974 that are not included in the published booklet.

Biographical Note:

Anna Margaret Wiecking, (1887-1973) was a teacher at Mankato State College from 1917-1956. She was born in Mankato, Minnesota on 6 December 1887 and eventually received a two-year diploma from Mankato Normal School. Wiecking earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota, her master's degree in education from Columbia University in New York in 1915, and her doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1933. She was active n the Blue Earth County Historical Society and wrote numerous articles for newspapers on Blue Earth County history in addition to writing two books, titled The History of Blue Earth County and As We Once Were, for elementary school children. She died on the 23 November 1973 in Mankato.

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:

Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973. "A History of the Blue Earth County Chapter, American National Red Cross, 1917 - 1967." Manuscript, 1967. SMHC Manuscript Collection 185, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

The Social Welfare History Archives, University of Minnesota Libraries donated this collection in July 1980.

Processed By:

Rick Smith processed this collection in September 1973. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in February 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there is a published edition of this manuscript available in the Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato under call number HV579.M36 W54x.

LCSH Subject Headings:

American National Red Cross. Blue Earth County Chapter (Minn.)--History.
Wiecking, Anna Margaret, 1887-1973.
Blue Earth County (Minn.)--History

Related Collections at MSUM:

Wiecking, Anna M., 1887-1973 and Family. Collection, 1907-1970. SMHC Manuscript Collection 116, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.