The Record of Plymouth Congregational Church Volume 1 is the first of nine volumes that provide a chronological record of the activities of Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contents include announcements, celebrations and events, membership records, meeting minutes and a few newspaper clippings. The Clerk of the church maintained the Record.
Charles A. J. Marsh, Henry J. Fletcher, Horace B. Hudson, Isaac M. Price, Harry B. Hendley
1883 - 1891
The Record of Plymouth Congregational Church Volume 2 is the second of nine volumes that provide a chronological record of the activities of Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contents include announcements, celebrations and events, membership records, meeting minutes, a few newspaper clippings, and some photos. The Clerk of the church maintained the Record. Church officers include persons active in the civic and business life of Minneapolis.
The Record of Plymouth Congregational Church Volume 3 is the third of nine volumes that provide a chronological record of the activities of Plymouth Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Contents include announcements, celebrations and events, membership records, meeting minutes, a few newspaper clippings, and some photos. The Clerk of the church maintained the Record. This volume documents the financial crisis of the 1890's and its impact on declining church revenues. In this volume the Clerk displays skills in calligraphy, embellishing each entry with colored lettering and occasional images. Church officers include persons active in the civic and business life of Minneapolis.
Report of the third annual meeting of the Minneapolis Library Association held December 27, 1893 in the Minneapolis Public Library. Topics discussed include devices displayed for librarians at the World's Fair, and the advance printed catalogue cards. Resolution in support of the Printing Bill to distribute public documents with request for support from Minnesota senators.
Notes from the 10th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held in conjuction with the meeting of the Library Section of the N. E. A. on July 10-12, 1902 in Minnepolis, Minnesota. Dr. W. W. Folwell of the University of Minnesota presided. Presentations included "The Library Profession" by Mrs. W. J. Southward, "The Popular Book" by Emily H. Corson, "The Publisher and the Library" by Minnie A. McGraw, "Library Legislation in Minnesota" by Daniel Fish, a report on Minnesota state documents by Warren Upham, and "Printed Finding Lists" by Jeanette Clarke. A committee on legislation was appointed. Gratia Countryman of the Minneapolis Public Library led a round table discussion on publisher net prices and on state documents. A list of elected officers is included.
Report of the 16th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association, which took place on June 23rd, 1908 at Tonka Bay Hotel, Tonka Bay, Minnesota. There was no formal program in 1908 because of the American Library Association Annual conference.
Report of the 19th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Conner. The conference took place at the St. Alban's Beach hotel in Minnetonka, Minnesota September 20, 21, and 22, 1911. Welcome given by Gratia Countryman, librarian, Minneapolis Public Library with addresses by Geo. B. Utley, secretary of the American Library association entitled Reaching the People, Geo. E. Vincent, President of the University of Minnesota on The Social Memory, C.G. Schulz, Supt. Public Instruction, on The Library and Education, Lettie E. Stearns on The Library and Country Life, and Clara Kellogg of Neighborhood House, St. Paul, on The Library and the Little Citizen. Sessions included a roundtable discussion on Book Selection, and talks on buying children's books, foreign books, correlation with school libraries, book ordering, the use of pictures in the library, the trustees round table, and a story hour symposium. Resolution was made to affiliate with the American Library Association. Election of officers with President Margaret Palmer, Hibbing; Vice-president Frances Earhart, Duluth; Secretary-treasurer, Mabel Martin, Minneapolis; Executive committee, Miriam Carey, St. Paul and Alice Lamb, Litchfield. Agreed that a token of friendly expression be sent to Mrs. Mc Pherson of Stillwater by the members of the association.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association 21st annual meeting held October 21-23, 1913 at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes a list of officers and program of events. Cited topics include welcome address by James Thayer Gerould, Librarian, University of Minnesota, with themes of educational extension, and library and the student, public meeting, roundtable discussions, business meeting with committee reports and election of officers.
Report of the 23rd annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, written by Secretary Clara F. Baldwin. The conference took place at Hotel Keewaydin, Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota on September 15-17, 1915
At the 37th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), which was held September 4-7, 1929, Clara F. Baldwin was presented with a check of $250.00 and a book containing letters of appreciation from the members of the association. This was to recognize Clara Baldwin's thirty years of service to the Minnesota Library Association.
Report of the 41st annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on June 14-17, 1933 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The opening address was presented by Frank K. Walter of the University of Minnesota on "Foreign Libraries." Other presentations include the topics of the future of libraries, the library budget, book purchasing on a limited budget, books with a Minnesota focus, essential library services in times of austerity, and the differences between Eastern and Western cultures. Recaps of the section luncheon discussions are included. The elected officers are listed.
Report of the 45th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), written by Secretary-Treasurer Gertrude Glennon. The conference took place October 14, 1937 at the Center for Continuation Study of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In addition to a report of the conference, it also describes the Institute of Librarians of North Dakota and Minnesota sessions preceeding the conference.
The 1937 annual report of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), includes a recap of the Institute for Librarians from North Dakota and Minnesota held at the University of Minnesota, October 11-14, 1937, and attended by over 500 people, with principal speakers Dr. Lyman Bryson of Columbia University, J.O. Modisette from Louisiana Library Commission, Charles W. Ferguson, Associate Editor of Reader's Digest, and Dr. Charles Gunderson Rockwell, Minnesota Education Commissioner. Other educators, librarians, and experts who conducted sessions are listed by name, title, and topic. The report also includes a recap of the MLA 45th Annual Meeting held at the University of Minnesota on October 14, 1937, with financial report, and review of Membership, Certification, and State Planning Committees. Several motions were passed, including the creation of Junior Members Section. Recently deceased members, Miriam E. Carey, teacher and organizer for the Library Commission, and Harriet A. Wood, Supervisor of School Libraries, were remembered.
Minnesota Library Association; M. Phillips, Secretary
Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held October 1-3, 1942, at the Hotel Curtis, Minneapolis, MN. Group commemorated the 50th anniversary of MLA, with goal to make the next half-century of the Association's existence of even greater importance in the cultural life of the state. Speakers at the general sessions included Mr. Glen Wallace, President of the Minneapolis City Council, Mr. Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr., Chief, War Service Section, W.P.A. of Minnesota, on Information, The Strength of a Democracy (copy of speech included), Mr. Angus McQueen, a four-minute man for the American Red Cross, Dr. Ralph D. Casey, Director of the School of Journalism at the University of Minnesota (U of M), on Combatting Axis (Nazi) Propaganda, Mr. Raymond Amberg, Superintendent of the U of M Hospitals, on Patient's Libraries (copy included), Dr. Carl M. White, Librarian and Director of the Library School of the University of Illinois, on Professional Education for Librarianship (copy included). Other addresses included Alma M. Penrose, Librarian at the St. Cloud Public Library on Library Budgets (copy included), Carl Vitz, Librarian at the Minneapolis Public Library on Public Library Finance, The Trustee's Part (copy included), Frances N. Klune of the Chisholm Public Library on The Relationship Between Librarian and the Board of Trustees (copy included). Annual business meeting summary includes report of 1941-42 Executive Board Meetings, Treasurer's Report, and committee reports for Planning Committee, Sub-Committee on Standards for Minnesota Libraries, Sub-Committee on Post-War Planning for Minnesota Libraries, Legislative Committee, Library Building Committee, Children's Memorial Library Committee, Victory Book Campaign, Publicity Committee, Committee on State Documents with petition urging Commissioner of Administration to resume publishing Check List, and Nominating Committee with nominations for MLA Officers. Money usually spent for annual convention reception and dance instead used to buy a war bond. The closing banquet, presided over by Mr. Frank K. Walter, Librarian of the U of M, included address by Dean Theodore Blegen of the Graduate School of the U of M on the history of reading and the library movement in Minnesota, reminiscences by Miss Clara F. Baldwin and Miss Gratia A. Countryman, and a letter from H.W. Wilson, an early MLA member. Minutes of meetings for Small Public Libraries Section, Trustees Section, Catalog Section, Children's and Young Peoples Section, College Section, and Minnesota Association of Hospital and Medical Libraries also included.
Draft report of proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held October 1-3, 1942 at the Hotel Curtis, Minneapolis, MN with hand-written changes (11 pages). Includes information about speakers at the General Sessions; the annual business meeting; the Treasurer's Report; reports by the Library Planning Committee, Legislative Committee, Library Building Committee, Children's Memorial Library Committee, Victory Book Campaign, Publicity Committee, Committee on State Documents, and Nominating Committee; the annual banquet commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of MLA; and notes on section meetings of the Junior Members Roundtable, Small Public Libraries, Trustee's, Catalog, Children's and Young People's, College sections, and the Minnesota Association of Hospital and Medical Librarians. [Final report of proceedings stored separately.]
Notes on the fourth session of the 1948 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) annual conference, held October 9-11, 1948 at the Curtis Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Includes detailed descriptions of a presentation by Miss Vormelker, President of the Special Librarians Association, Mr. Errett W. McDiarmid who represented the American Library Asssociation, and Mr. Donals E. Strout who spoke about the future of the Minnesota Library Association. The MLA business meeting directly followed.
Notes, with handwritten corrections, on the 1948 Minnesota Library Assocation (MLA) annual conference, held October 9-11, 1948 in Minneapolis, by MLA Acting Secretary-Treasurer Ruth M. Jedermann. Includes detailed descriptions of the pre-conference meeting and five general sessions, including the MLA business meeting.
Minutes for the monthly meetings of the Twin Cities Weaver's Guild, November 1949-July 1950, held at the homes of various guild members in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Minnesota. Includes treasurer's reports, executive board minutes, and information on a Weaving Institute held by the Guild at the University of Minnesota.
Minutes for the monthly meetings of the Twin Cities Weaver's Guild, October 1950-June 1951, held at the Walker Art Center and the homes of various guild members in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, Minnesota. Includes treasurer's report and executive board minutes.