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Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,357
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
Gustavus Adolphus College
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A total of 961 linear feet of archival quality shelving was purchased and installed in the "vault" area and the College Archives storage room at Gustavus Adolphus College. Old, used shelving was re-purposed for use in other areas of the college. The installation of this shelving has alleviated overcrowding, provided a safer more secure storage environment and consolidated the collections to one location.

Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,096
To provide better organization of the museum collections which will allow the public greater access to the community
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Recipient
Gustavus Adolphus College Archives
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,868
To provide greater access to the college's pre-1920 newspapers through a digital conversion project.
Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,999

To provide greater accessibility to, and use of, the NCHS microfilm research collection.

Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Society worked with Nancy O'Brien Wagner from Bluestem Heritage group to develop a new interpretive plan for the Eugene St. Julien Cox House's exhibits and programs. The National Association of Interpretation's recommendations were used as the framework for the new plan for this home that is listed in National Register of Historic Places.

Recipient
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified interpretive specialist to develop an interpretive plan for the history along 287 miles of the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway.
Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,911

Phase II of the NCHS Archival Collections Storage Project

180 cubic feet of historic records documenting Nicollet County history, located in the archival collections storage area, were re-cataloged, re-housed and re-shelved. The process has served to condense the collections freeing up space for future storage and has made the storage space itself more safe, efficient and professional. 

Recipient
Nicollet County Environmental Services Department
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,567

A countywide historic preservation ordinance was drafted and adopted to preserve and promote the natural beauty and distinctive historic character of Nicollet County. All records associated with the ordinance will be maintained and administered by the Nicollet County Environmental Services Department.

Recipient
Nicollet County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$750
To augment an award-winning exhibit with direct quotes from Dakota people and deepen public perspective on the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux