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Topic: minnesota historical society

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Some legacies of the Ordinance of 1787

Some legacies of the Ordinance of 1787

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, March 13, 1899." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Address at Fort Snelling in the celebration of the centennial anniversary of the treaty of Pike with the Sioux

Address at Fort Snelling in the celebration of the centennial annivers...

"This celebration was on September 23, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Schoolcraft's exploring tour of 1832

Schoolcraft's exploring tour of 1832

Also published in Annals of the Society, 1852, under title: Exploring tour. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Causes and results of the Inkpaduta massacre

Causes and results of the Inkpaduta massacre

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, October 9, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A Red River townsite speculation in 1857

A Red River townsite speculation in 1857

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 13, 1913." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The sale of Fort Snelling, 1857

The sale of Fort Snelling, 1857

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, September 9. 1912." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Sioux outbreak in the year 1862 : with notes of missionary work among the Sioux

The Sioux outbreak in the year 1862 : with notes of missionary work am...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, October 9, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Boyhood remembrances of life among the Dakotas and the massacre of 1862

Boyhood remembrances of life among the Dakotas and the massacre of 186...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, March 14, 1910." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Dakota land and Dakota life

Dakota land and Dakota life

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A sketch of Joseph Renville : a "Bois Brule," and early trader of Minnesota

A sketch of Joseph Renville : a "Bois Brule," and early trader of Minn...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A memoir on the history and physical geography of Minnesota

A memoir on the history and physical geography of Minnesota

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

D'Iberville : an abstract of his Memorial on the country of the Mississippi

D'Iberville : an abstract of his Memorial on the country of the Missis...

"From the 'Materials for Minnesota History' published by the Society, 1856." (Annals of the Society for 1856). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Our field of historical research : address of Gov. Alex. Ramsey, president of the Society, before its Annual Meeting, Jan. 13, 1851

Our field of historical research : address of Gov. Alex. Ramsey, presi...

Also published in Annals of the Society, 1851, under title: Address of Gov. A. Ramsey. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Organization of Minnesota Territory

Organization of Minnesota Territory

"From the 'Annals' of 1851." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sieur du Luth : the explorer between Mille Lacs and Lake Superior

Sieur du Luth : the explorer between Mille Lacs and Lake Superior

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Fox and Ojibwa War

The Fox and Ojibwa War

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Who were the first men?

Who were the first men?

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Le Sueur's explorations : Le Sieur, the explorer of the Minnesota River

Le Sueur's explorations : Le Sieur, the explorer of the Minnesota Rive...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Ancient mounds and monuments

Ancient mounds and monuments

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early days at Fort Snelling

Early days at Fort Snelling

By E.D. Neill. Includes extracts from Mrs. Elizabeth Ellett's Pioneer women of the West. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memoir of Jean N. Nicollet

Memoir of Jean N. Nicollet

Also published in Annals of the Society, 1853, under title: Sketch of the life of Nicollet. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Department of Hudson's Bay

Department of Hudson's Bay

Translated from the French by Mrs. Letitia May. Also published in J.W. Bond's Minnesota and its resources, New York, 1853, under title: Prince Rupert's land--the Hudson Bay and Northwest Company. Also available... more

The French voyageurs to Minnesota during the seventeenth century

The French voyageurs to Minnesota during the seventeenth century

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Speech of Hon. H.H. Sibley, of Minn., before the Committee on Elections of the House of Representatives, Dec. 22, 1848

Speech of Hon. H.H. Sibley, of Minn., before the Committee on Election...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Letter of Mesnard : written on the eve of embarkation for Lake Superior

Letter of Mesnard : written on the eve of embarkation for Lake Superio...

By Rev. E.D. Neill. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

St. Louis River

St. Louis River

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Louis Hennepin, the Franciscan : first explorer of the upper Mississippi River

Louis Hennepin, the Franciscan : first explorer of the upper Mississip...

By E.D. Neill. Reprinted from Annals of the Society, 1856. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Battle of Lake Pokeguma : as narrated ry sic an eye witness

Battle of Lake Pokeguma : as narrated ry sic an eye witness

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early schools of Minnesota

Early schools of Minnesota

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early courts of Minnesota

Early courts of Minnesota

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Letter from Prof. W.W. Mather, the geologist : from the "Annals" of 1851

Letter from Prof. W.W. Mather, the geologist : from the "Annals" of 18...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Capt. Jonathan Carver, and his explorations

Capt. Jonathan Carver, and his explorations

By E.D. Neill. "From the 'Materials for Minnesota history'--1856." (Annals of the Society for 1856). Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Description of Minnesota

Description of Minnesota

"First printed in the Washington Union. This was the first authentic information concerning Minnesota, published outside of the Territory." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Religious movements in Minnesota

Religious movements in Minnesota

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Pike's explorations in Minnesota, 1805-6

Pike's explorations in Minnesota, 1805-6

Extracts from Pike's An account of expeditions to the sources of the Mississippi ... Philadelphia, 1810. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Dakota language

The Dakota language

"The address was read at the Annual Meeting by Mr. McLeod." Also published in Annals of the Society, 1851, under title: Address of S.R. Riggs. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Who discovered Itasca Lake? : letter of Wm. Morrison, an early Indian trader

Who discovered Itasca Lake? : letter of Wm. Morrison, an early Indian ...

Introduced by a letter from the author's brother, Allan Morrison. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Reminiscences, historical and personal

Reminiscences, historical and personal

Reprinted from Annals of the Society, 1856. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of the Ojibways : based upon traditions and oral statements

History of the Ojibways : based upon traditions and oral statements

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based upon official and other records

History of the Ojibways, and their connection with fur traders : based...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site, and on microfilm.

The dual origin of Minnesota

The dual origin of Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 10, 1899." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of transportation in Minnesota

History of transportation in Minnesota

"An address at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, Jan. 10, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Reminiscences of Minnesota during the territorial period

Reminiscences of Minnesota during the territorial period

"Read before the Society, April 25, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of Duluth, and of St. Louis County, to the year 1870

History of Duluth, and of St. Louis County, to the year 1870

"Presented and read in part at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 9, 1898. This paper, in a somewhat more extended form, was later published by the Duluth news tribune ... as a series of articles... more

Biographic notes of old settlers

Biographic notes of old settlers

"A paper read before the Old Settlers' Association of Minnesota, at its annual meeting, June 1, 1897; also read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council of the Minnesota Historical Society, December 13, ... more

Civilization and Christianization of the Ojibways in Minnesota

Civilization and Christianization of the Ojibways in Minnesota

"An address given before the Minnesota Historical Society, May 2, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The early settlement and history of Redwood County

The early settlement and history of Redwood County

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 9, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Ojibways in Minnesota

The Ojibways in Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, November 8, 1897." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

How we won the San Juan archipelago

How we won the San Juan archipelago

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. "Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, November 9, 1898."

History of pioneer lumbering on the upper Mississippi and its tributaries

History of pioneer lumbering on the upper Mississippi and its tributar...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 8, 1890." Also printed in the author's History of lumbering in Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1900. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Narration of a friendly Sioux

Narration of a friendly Sioux

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 13, 1897." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early trade and traders in St. Paul

Early trade and traders in St. Paul

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 13, 1897." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Hennepin as discoverer and author

Hennepin as discoverer and author

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 11, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Recollections of the city and people of St. Paul, 1843-1898

Recollections of the city and people of St. Paul, 1843-1898

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, September 12, 1898." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Sketches of the early history of real estate in St. Paul

Sketches of the early history of real estate in St. Paul

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 11, 1903." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Minnesota journalism in the territorial period

Minnesota journalism in the territorial period

"Read in a series of five papers a monthly meetings of the Executive Council, Feb. 10 and Nov. 10, 1902, Feb. 9 and Oct 12, 1903, and Feb. 8, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Minnesota's eastern, southern and western boundaries

Minnesota's eastern, southern and western boundaries

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 9, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Groseilliers and Radisson : the first white men in Minnesota, 1655-56, and 1659-60, and their discovery of the upper Mississippi River

Groseilliers and Radisson : the first white men in Minnesota, 1655-56,...

"Read at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, January 13, 1902, and the monthly meetings of the Executive Council, March 11 and May 13, 1901, and March 30 and October 13, 1902." Bibliography:... more

The first railroad in Minnesota

The first railroad in Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, Feb. 8, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The work of the second State Legislature, 1859-60

The work of the second State Legislature, 1859-60

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, March 14, 1904. Mr. R.I. Holcombe aided in the preparation of this address, and also read it at this meeting..." Also available in digital form on the Libr... more

Early steamboating on the Minnesota and Red Rivers

Early steamboating on the Minnesota and Red Rivers

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Committee, May 13, 1901." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memorial addresses in honor of Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, at the monthly Council meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, in the State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn., Monday evening, October 14, 1901

Memorial addresses in honor of Bishop Henry Benjamin Whipple, at the m...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Old government mills at the Falls of St. Anthony

Old government mills at the Falls of St. Anthony

Account of the flour mill and saw mill built by the government, 1821-1823, on the present site of Minneapolis. "Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, March 14, 1904." Also available in digital f... more

The treaty of Traverse des Sioux in 1851 : under Governor Alexander Ramsey, with notes of the former treaty there, in 1841, under Governor James D. Doty, of Wisconsin

The treaty of Traverse des Sioux in 1851 : under Governor Alexander Ra...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

William Holcombe

William Holcombe

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 13, 1901. In the absence of the author, a granddaughter of Lieutenant Governor Holcombe, this paper was read by Hon. Henry L. Moss." Also available in ... more

Missionary work at Red Wing, 1849 to 1852

Missionary work at Red Wing, 1849 to 1852

"Presented at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 12, 1902." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of the St. Paul & Sioux City Railroad, 1864-1881

History of the St. Paul & Sioux City Railroad, 1864-1881

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 13, 1903." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early Episcopal churches and missions in Minnesota

Early Episcopal churches and missions in Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 12, 1902." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The early government land survey in Minnesota west of the Mississippi River

The early government land survey in Minnesota west of the Mississippi ...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 11, 1899." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of flour manufacture in Minnesota

History of flour manufacture in Minnesota

"An address at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, January 21, 1901. The author was aided in the preparation of this paper by Mr. Frank N. Stacy, who also read it at the meeting." Also avail... more

Sketches of the history of Hutchinson

Sketches of the history of Hutchinson

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, February 11, 1901." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The Chapel of St. Paul, and the beginnings of the Catholic Church in Minnesota

The Chapel of St. Paul, and the beginnings of the Catholic Church in M...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 8, 1902. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memorial addresses in honor of Judge Charles E. Flandrau, at the monthly Council meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, in the State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn., Monday evening, November 9, 1903

Memorial addresses in honor of Judge Charles E. Flandrau, at the month...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A Sioux narrative of the outbreak in 1862, and of Sibley's expedition in 1863

A Sioux narrative of the outbreak in 1862, and of Sibley's expedition ...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, Dec. 14, 1903, by Mr. R.I. Holcombe, who has added several footnotes." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Moses Sherburne

Moses Sherburne

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 12, 1901." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of education in Minnesota

History of education in Minnesota

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

History of wheat raising in the Red River Valley

History of wheat raising in the Red River Valley

"An address at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, January 8, 1900." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memorial addresses in honor of General John B. Sanborn, at the monthly Council meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, in the State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn., Monday evening, October 10, 1904

Memorial addresses in honor of General John B. Sanborn, at the monthly...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Lumbering and steamboating on the St. Croix River

Lumbering and steamboating on the St. Croix River

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 11, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memorial addresses in honor of Governor Alexander Ramsey, at meetings of the Minnesota Historical Society, in the State Capitol, St. Paul, Minn., September 3 and 14, 1903

Memorial addresses in honor of Governor Alexander Ramsey, at meetings ...

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The old frigate Minnesota

The old frigate Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, September 12, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Reminiscences of Little Crow

Reminiscences of Little Crow

"An address at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Society, January 21, 1907." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Early days in Goodhue County

Early days in Goodhue County

"An address at the Annual Meeting of the Minnesota Historical Soceity, January 16, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The successive chiefs named Wabasha

The successive chiefs named Wabasha

"An address ... at a meeting of the Old Settlers of Southeastern Minnesota, in Winona, February 12, 1906." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The site of Le Sueur's Fort L'Huillier

The site of Le Sueur's Fort L'Huillier

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, November 14, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Memorial addresses in honor of Harlan Page Hall

Memorial addresses in honor of Harlan Page Hall

"Presented at a meeting of this Society with the Minnesota Editorial Association, in the Senate chamber of the Old Capitol, St. Paul, on Monday evening, September 14, 1908." Read by Captain Henry A. Castle., of... more

History of the University of Minnesota

History of the University of Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 11, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. "This address has been published also by the University in a pamphl... more

Discovery of the skeletons of many Sioux killed in war, buried near Fort L'Huillier

Discovery of the skeletons of many Sioux killed in war, buried near Fo...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, October 14, 1907." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Rev. Ezekiel Gilbert Gear, D.D., chaplain at Fort Snelling, 1838-1858

Rev. Ezekiel Gilbert Gear, D.D., chaplain at Fort Snelling, 1838-1858

"An address on the occasion of the presentation of his portrait to the Minnesota Historical Society, at the monthly meeting of its Executive Council, February 12th, 1906." Also available in digital form on the ... more

Early bridges and changes of the land and water surface in the city of St. Paul

Early bridges and changes of the land and water surface in the city of...

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, December 13, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The life and military services of Zebulon M. Pike

The life and military services of Zebulon M. Pike

"An address given in the Pike Centennial Celebrations, at Fort Snelling, September 23, and at Little Falls, October 16, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

A history of the Capitol buildings of Minnesota : with some account of the struggles for their location

A history of the Capitol buildings of Minnesota : with some account of...

"An address prepared at the request of the Minnesota Historical Society, and delivered at its Annual Meeting, January 8, 1906." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The beginning of banking in Minnesota

The beginning of banking in Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, May 11, 1908." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Recollections of early territorial days and legislation

Recollections of early territorial days and legislation

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, November 14, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Charities in Minnesota

Charities in Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, February 13, 1905." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Archæological collections recently donated to this Society

Archæological collections recently donated to this Society

"Read at monthly meetings of the Executive Council, February 12 and April 9. 1906." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

The nation and the ship

The nation and the ship

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, September 12, 1904." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. "Published in the Minnesota magazine (University of Minnesota), vo... more

Minnesota journalism from 1858 to 1865

Minnesota journalism from 1858 to 1865

"Read at the monthly meetings of the Executive Council, April 10, 1905, November 12, 1906, and March 11, 1907." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Boundaries and public land surveys of Minnesota

Boundaries and public land surveys of Minnesota

"Read at the monthly meeting of the Executive Council, April 8, 1907." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.