Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

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Project Overview

Recipient: Minnesota Genealogical Society

Minnesota Genealogical Society purchased 147 rolls of microfilm from FamilySearch/GSU. This is their complete collection of county marriage records for Hennepin (1853-1918) and Ramsey (1850-1917).

Project Details

To add 149 rolls of microfilmed county marriage records to broaden public accessibility to primary records.

Fund Availability:

03/18/2010 - 09/01/2010

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: $6,994

Project Manager

John Schade

1185 Concord St. N
South St. Paul, MN 55075

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Minnesota Genealogical Society

Funding Amount: $6,994

Appropriation Years: 2010

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Dakota

MN Senate District: 39

MN House District: 39A

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.