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Remington (Lee) Collection

1926 [1998.7]

Material consists of a journal kept by Lee and his wife Ida during their travel on the Cunard Line and time spent in London and Paris for a stained glass tour. Also included are ship information, a menu, and their passports.

1 box.

Robinson (Marguerite) Scrapbook Collection

1920-1924 [1998.7]

Material consists of a University of Minnesota college scrapbook, which includes newspaper clippings and other memorabilia from her years at the University High School from which she graduated as the salutatorian. She and her husband, Heck W. Remington, were long-time residents of St. Anthony Park.

1 box.

Romanian Immigration and Traditions Oral History Project Collection

2013 - 2015 [2015.60]

This collection of oral history interview transcripts was created by the Romanian Immigration and Traditions Oral History Project and was carried out by Heritage Organization of Romanian Americans in Minnesota (HORA), in partnership with Romanian Genealogy Society and Town Square Television in 2013 and 2015.  Interviewees include: George Bobeica, Ann Bongard, Prascovia “Pasha” Bortnova, Ravzan Cornea, Monica Nedelcu-Erickson, Eugene Evasku, Max and Edith Goodman, Vasilie “Wes” Jura,  “Tantzie” Korolchuk, Mihai Lupu, Nick Manciu, Ann Logojan Murphy, Ella Martha Choban Motu, Liviu Oltean, John Omorean, Mihai and Paula Pascutoi, Georgeta Poliac, Fannie Schanfield, Serban Simian, Joseph Timothy Stoi, John Sarfolean, Dan Tau, Michai Ticiu, Philip Toconita, Jr. and Vasilie Jura.

This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

Rose Township Ledger Collection

1861-1887 [2007.22]

Hand-written, bound ledgers.  Tax Duplicate of Personal Property: 1861, 1866, 1868; Assessor’s Return of Taxable Personal Property in Rose Township, 1867; Assessor’s Return of Taxable Real Property for Rose Township:  1868, 1870-1873, 1875-1878, 1886-1887;  Tax List of Real Property in Rose Township, 1874;  Tax List by Township: McLean, New Canada, White Bear, Village of White Bear, Reserve, Rose, Mounds View, 1885.

1 box.

Rose Township Records Collection


The collection consists of building, theater, and liquor licenses; treasurer and minute books;  estray (domestic, lost animals)  register; correspondence; Ramsey County Planning Commission documents; fire department correspondence and inventories; notices posted; and insurance policies for the city.

3 boxes.

Saint Paul Rotary Collection

1910-2010 [2014.44]

Materials includes minutes, financial records, membership records, The Hub newsletter, RYLA youth conference materials, activity files, and photographs.

14 boxes.

Sanborn (Bruce) Collection

1890-1976 [2000.8]

Material consists of correspondence between Sanborn (an estate settlement attorney) and his clients.

6 boxes.


Sanborn (General John B.) Family Collection

1860-1972 [2006.25]

Material consists of items relating to General John B. Sanborn’s (1826- 1904) military service and correspondence with him from military personnel and family during that time. There are three business ledgers relating to his work as a lawyer in St. Paul in the firm Sanborn, French, and Lund (1854–1859). The remainder relates to his son, Judge John B. Sanborn (1883-1964) and his career and retirement as a Judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit.

1 box.

Scheffer (Martha M.) Theater Scrapbook Collection


Material consists of a scrapbook of theater performance newspaper clippings, programs, and memorabilia.

1 box.

School Register Collection


Material consists of a ledger containing the names of the students at St. Anthony Park and Baker Schools, including their name, age, date of vaccination, and date of entering and leaving; also included is the name of the parent, their occupation, and their address.

1 ledger.