Acquire Primary Resources on Microfilm/fiche

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Library Services
Start Date
April 2010
End Date
October 2010
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Blue Earth
Blue Earth
Project Overview

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
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.

2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Street Address
Library Services - MSU Mankato, P.O. Box 8419
Zip Code
Administered By
Administered by

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155