Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

  • Project Overview
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Project Overview

Recipient: Minnesota State University, Mankato - Library Services

The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grant allowed the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato to acquire 17 new manuscript collections and fill in gaps for 3 additional collections.

The primary mission of the Library at Minnesota State University, Mankato is to support the curriculum of the University, with the secondary mission being to serve as a regional information center for the residents of southern Minnesota.  The Legacy grant made possible the acquisition of Minnesota focused microfilm that will have an enduring value to both the campus and the region.

Project Details

To add 83 rolls of microfilmed primary records to broaden public accessibility

Fund Availability:

04/16/2010 - 10/01/2010

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: $2,691

Project Manager

Daardi Sizemore

Library Services - MSU Mankato, P.O. Box 8419
Mankato, MN 56002

Subject: History

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Minnesota State University, Mankato - Library Services

Funding Amount: $2,691

Appropriation Years: 2010

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Blue Earth

MN Senate District: 23

MN House District: 23B

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.