Collections Acquisitions

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,443
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Status
Completed
Counties Affected
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (c), Programs
Appropriation Language

(c) Programs. $3,000,000 in 2010 and $4,750,000 in 2011 are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota, conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$135,443
Project Overview
A vital part of the Minnesota Historical Society's mission is preserving and making available a wide range of artifacts and materials chronicling our state's history. ACHF support is allowing the Society to create a more comprehensive legacy for future generations through the acquisition of important Minnesota artwork, books and manuscripts.
 
Art: 
Arthur Allie, Street Corner on W. 7th Street in St. Paul, circa 1930
David Lefkowitz, Import?Export, 1995 and Rambler, 1994
Mike Kareken, Magnet
George Morrison, Untitled, 1959
Patrick DesJarlait, Chippewa Dancer, 1964
 
Manuscripts:
Charles F. Mix Manuscript Collection
Carver Grant Materials
Charles M. "Speed" Holman papers and memorabilia
 
Books:
Sioux Spelling-Book: Designed for the Use of Native Learners. Published 1836.
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Personal Copy of George Washington's The Farewell Address of George Washington / Daniel Webster's The First Bunker Hill Oration.  Published 1911.
Project Details
A vital part of the Minnesota Historical Society's mission is preserving and making available a wide range of artifacts and materials chronicling our state's history. ACHF support is allowing the Society to create a more comprehensive legacy for future generations through the acquisition of important Minnesota artwork, books and manuscripts.
Project Manager
First Name
Jennifer
Last Name
Jones
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Boulevard West
City
St. Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3246