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Supornick (Marian) Collection

1933-1956 [2010.32]

Material consists of paper documents: typewritten, a Winter Carnival certificate for “The Most Illustrious Royal Order of The Star of Boreas” presented to Eli Barnett the Knight Commander, and a dried grains display portfolio, in which the grains are enclosed in plastic pouches.

1 box.

Supporting Diversity in Schools Collection

1988-1998 [2013.41]

Material includes correspondence, newsletters, news releases, meeting minutes, foundation grant proposals, and seminar materials concerning this program of the St. Paul Public Schools to support diversity education and awareness among teachers, administrators, parents, community leaders, and elementary school children.

3 boxes.

Surveyor’s Notebook Collection


Material consists of seven small notebooks containing handwritten survey notes of various Ramsey County streets and locations.

1 box.

Tellstar News Collection

1986-1994 [2018.34]

The collections contains 198 Tellstar News programs (1986-1994). Readus Fletcher founded in Tellstar News to present alternative and balanced perspectives on complex and critical issues to the nation and the world that were not represented in the mainstream media.  The 30-minute news format programs presented hundreds of interviews exploring under-represented topics with experts and well-known figures.  Interview topics included: race relations and inequality, Native American rights, economics, law, religion, politics, war, revolution, homelessness, sports and violence, international relations and structure, and the environment.

198 original digital media files, transcriptions, and catalog summary files.

Theater Mu Collection

1992-2006 [2013.25]

Material includes emails and correspondence, grant and fundraising information, financial records, information about theater productions, and survey and outreach information. In addition, the collection includes programs from the theater’s performances along with newspaper articles (photocopied) reviewing the performances. Oversized items include promotional posters and souvenir fans.

1 box.

Tinner (Helen) Collection

1910-1943 [2000.9]

Material consists of holiday and special occasion/holiday cards pasted in scrapbooks.

1 box.

Todd-Tisdale Family Collection


Material consists of family diaries, correspondence, and photographs.

1 box.

Treadway (Leo) Collection

1968-2015 [2013.15]

Materials include organizational records, magazine and newspaper articles, programs and directories, posters and certificates, t shirts and bandanas, and pin back buttons collected by local LGBTQ human rights activist Leo Treadway documenting his career, and issues, in the LGBTQ community.

8 boxes.

Tschida Family Collection

1940-1961 [2018.61]

This collection contains original receipts, financial statements, investments, and insurance documents documenting their 80 acre farm in Rose Township (825 West County Road B2).  A brief biography of the Austrian immigrants, Christian and Elizabeth (Fink) Tschida, owners of the farm is included.

Twenty Five Untold Stories of St. Paul, Minnesota 2018

2018 [2019.5]

This collection of interviews that were conducted by Carol L. MacAllister in 2018 with residents of St. Paul, Minnesota, as part of a photo essay book to be created by photographer, Hans Mourtizen.  MacAllister interviewed ten individuals on a variety of topics, thus creating these 25 Stories.

Interviews were conducted with David DeRusha, Bruce Faribault, John G. (Jack) Hoeschler, Ruby Hunt, George Latimer, Perrin Brown Lilly, John E. Mannillo, Peggy Palumbo, Jane Prince, and John H. Yust.  Each interviewee signed their interview transcript.