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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Lyon, Laura A. Collection, 1887-1923.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 234



Lyon, Laura A. Collection 1887-1923. SMHC Manuscript Collection 234. 6 folders.

Abstract:

The Lyon, Laura A. Collection consists of materials that Laura A. Lyon collected while a student at Mankato State Normal School. Included in her collection is a training manual for the kindergarten department, some photographs, a calendar, songbook, commencement program and a letter to President Charles Cooper after the fire in 1922.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:

Laura A. Lyon enrolled at Mankato State Normal School in September 1909, when she was twenty-six years old. Lyon, a graduate of the Rochester High School, enrolled in the junior kindergarten training program. She graduated from the advanced kindergarten course in June 1911. In 1913, Lyon had a position, which she still held in 1923, in the primary grades in Seattle, Washington.

This information collected from the Lyon, Laura A. Papers accession folder, acc. 38.

Scope and Content:

The Lyon, Laura A. Collection consists of materials that Laura A. Lyon collected while a student at Mankato State Normal School. Included in her collection is a training manual for the kindergarten department, some photographs, a calendar, songbook, commencement program and a letter to President Charles Cooper after the fire in 1922.

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:

Lyon, Laura A. Collection, 1887-1923. SMHC Manuscript Collection 234, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Mrs. Gladys E. Willy donated this collection in July 1972.

Processed By:

Heather Harren processed this collection in February 2011.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about the Lyon, Laura A. Collection available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Lyon, Laura A.
Student.
Photographs.
Mankato State Normal School.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 234

Box

Folder

“Kindergarten Training Department” Pamphlet, 1909-1911

1

1

Correspondence with Charles Cooper, August 1923

1

6

Diploma, 1911

Mapcase

Dr. 8

Mankato State Normal School Calendar, 1915

1

5

Mankato State Normal School Commencement Program, May 27-June 1, 1911

1

4

Photographs, 1911 and undated

1

3

Songbooks, 1887-1895

1

2