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Daughters of the American Colonists Minnesota Society M/A 2000.113.01-.06

Creator:Daughters of the American Colonists. Minnesota Society.
Title: Daughters of the American Colonists Minnesota Society
Dates:1924-1967
Quantity: 6.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

History

Daughters of the American Colonists (DAC) Minnesota Society was organized September 27, 1922, and incorporated June 24, 1924. The objective of the Society was to "be patriotic, historical, and educational; to make research as to the history and deeds of the American colonists, and to record and publish the same; to commemorate deeds of Colonial interest; to inculcate and foster love of America and its institutions by all residents, to obey its law and venerate its flag, the emblem of its power and civic righteousness."


Description of the Collection

Collection consists of six boxes. DAC Year Books from 1949-1967, with some missing years. General newspaper clippings from The Minneapolis Times and The Minneapolis Tribune, 1924-1956. Five scrapbooks, 1943-1961.


Related Material

Additional scrapbooks covering the years 1922 to 1942 are filed under 369.12 D23 V.1-6 SCMC and three more scrapbooks covering the years 1928 to 1951 under the number 369.12 D23.1 SCMC. All of the additional scrapbooks are in the Special Collections reading room.


Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Daughters of the American Colonists.

Subjects

United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Societies, etc.

Table of Contents


Year Books 1949-1958, 1964-1967 -- Box 1, Folder 1
General Clippings 1924-1956 -- Box 1, Folder 2
Correspondence regarding the provenance of scrapbook collection 1958 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Scrapbook 1943-1946 -- Box-folder 2
Scrapbook 1946-1948 -- Box-folder 3
Scrapbook 1949-1951 -- Box-folder 4
Scrapbook 1952-1955 -- Box-folder 5
Scrapbook 1955-1961 -- Box-folder 6


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