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Downing (Lewis) Collection

1950-1978 [2000.2.1]

Material consists of business and legal documents, personal notes and correspondence, and diagrams and sketches involved with the improvements, uses, and sale a property in New Brighton, Minnesota.

1 box.

Drew Family Collection


Material consists largely of correspondence between the years 1936-1943, plus the typed diary of Edwin Boliver Drew. In addition there are interview transcripts, family announcements, and eulogies.

1 box.

Dunnavan Family Collection

1872-1955 [20010.20.1]

Material consists of family photographs, social occasion items (playbills, dance cards), correspondence, Park Baptist Church documents, and fraternity documents (Phi Kappa Psi).

1 box.

Earhart (Andrew) Collection

1963-1994 [2010.70.1]

Material consists of city reports regarding St. Paul City Planning.

2 boxes.

Elim Covenant Church Collection

1913-2006 [2007.16]

Material consists of annual reports, director’s minutes, newspaper clippings, event programs, bulletins, newsletters, membership directories, and photographs.

2 boxes.


Ellerbe/Winter Carnival Collection

1985-1986 [1997.15.2]

Material consists of correspondence and newspaper clippings from Ellerbe regarding their construction of a Winter Carnival Ice Palace.

1 box.

Estabrook (Mansfield) Collection

1895-1900 [1999.16.1]

Material consists of Estabrook’s St. Paul High School notebook and the family’s household expense ledger detailing costs and miscellaneous expenses.

1 box.

Event Program Collection


Programs include: Dedications, Education, Entertainment, Music, Religion, Social.

1 box.

Faith Lutheran Church Collection

1932-1999 [2018.29.2 and 2019.54.1]

This collection contains historical programs and booklets, a funeral register, newspaper clippings, Sunday programs and miscellaneous Lutheran magazines and constitutions. Programs, newspaper clippings, and historical booklets on the life and career of the Reverand Charles L. Grant and the Faith Lutheran Church at Mackubin and Charles Streets in St. Paul are included. Grant was the church’s first and only pastor for over 60 years starting in 1914. He still was quite active until he died shortly after his 100th birthday in 1988.

Falcon Heights Records Collection

1905-2002 [2007.22.2]

The collection consists of building, plumber, gas installer, and sewer installer licenses; liquor and filling station licenses; Northome Community documents;  residential and commercial development documents; city business documents; oaths, bonds and appointments of officers; election returns and documents; road and tax assessments.

8 boxes.