Research for a History of the Carleton College Chapel and Chaplaincy

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Carleton College
Recipient Type
Private College/University
In Progress
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
December 2015
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Project Overview
To hire a qualified historian to conduct primary source research on the history of the Carleton College Chapel and Chaplaincy.
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications
Minnesota Historical Society Governing Board: William R. Stoeri, President Missy S. Thompson, Vice President Ruth Huss, Vice President D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary Dean M. Nelson, Treasurer Suzanne Blue Brenda J. Child Robert Bruininks Judith S. Corson D. Stephen Elliott Phyllis Rawls Goff William D. Green David R. Hakensen Ruth S. Huss Martha Kaemmer Dennis L. Lamkin David M. Larson Charles Mahar Dean M. Nelson Elizabeth M. Nordlie Dennis Nguyen Peter R. Reis Hussein Samatar Simon Stevens Susan Kenny Stevens William R. Stoeri Karen Wilson Thissen Missy Staples Thompson Eleanor Winston Ex-Officio: Mark Dayton, Governor Yvonne Prattner Solon Lieutenant Governor Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State Lori Swanson, Attorney General Rebecca Otto, State Auditor
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants.
Appropriation Language

Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. $5,250,000 the first year and $5,250,000 the second year are 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.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Direct expenses
Number of full time equivalents funded
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

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Measurable Outcome(s)

This project met the short-term objective of increased information and knowledge about the historic Skinner Chapel and the College Chaplaincy with the completed research, annotated bibliography, and narrative outline, which is now available to researchers, the Carleton community, and the public.

This project met the long-term objective of increasing the information and knowledge of the history of the Carleton Skinner Chapel, the Carleton Chaplaincy, and student religious life for Carleton College, researchers of Minnesota higher education history, and the people of Minnesota. The research is available to scholars, and with the eventual publication will be read by and inform Carleton staff, scholars, and the public about the history of the Carleton Chapel and Chaplaincy.

Description of Funds
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Source of Additional Funds

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Recipient Board Members
Nina Archabald, Danielle Bart, Alan Bauer, William Craine, Beth Boosalis Davis, David Diamond, Arnold Donald, Jack Eugster, Maureen Gupta, John Harris, Elise Holschuh, James Johnson, Martha Kaemmer, Leslie Kautz, Arthur Kowaloff, Richard Kracum, Marilyn McCoy, William McLaughlin, Bonnie Melville, Bradford Nordholm, Marc Noel, Gary O
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Carleton College
Street Address
1 North College Street
Zip Code
Administered By
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345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155