Minnesota History Bookshelf

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$537
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Douglas County Library
Start Date
October 2010
End Date
April 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Douglas
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.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$537
Project Overview

The DCL purchased 23 books from the Minnesota History Bookshelf to provide access to a more current and complete overview of Minnesota history for their patrons. Some of the books will serve as replacements for older more worn books. They were presented to the public on a featured display.

Project Details
To add 23 standard Minnesota history titles to broaden public accessibility
Project Manager
Salutation
Ms.
First Name
Karen
Last Name
Simmons
Street Address
720 Fillmore Street
City
Alexandria
State
MN
Zip Code
56308