Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

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Project Overview

Recipient: Aitkin County Historical Society

The final thirtyeight (38) rolls of microfilm of Aitkin county newspapers were purchased to complete the collection. The acquisition was noted on the Aitkin Independent Age and on the Aitkin County Historical Society web site.

Project Details

To acquire 38 rolls of microfilmed newspapers for its research library

Fund Availability:

12/17/2010 - 06/01/2011

Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants

Appropriation Language
(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

Funding Amount: $2,065

Project Manager

Gregory Leach

20 Pacific Street SW
Aitkin, MN 56431

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Aitkin County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $2,065

Appropriation Years: 2011

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Aitkin

MN Senate District: 3

MN House District: 3B

This site is updated regularly with descriptions and data related to Legacy projects funded through the Minnesota Historical Society by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).
Further information about the use and impact of all Legacy Funds can be found on the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission's Minnesota's Legacy site.