John D. Scofield and family papers,

Includes correspondence (undated and 1882-1920, 1945); diaries (1881-1886); ledgers (1877, 1881-1956); minutes (1882-1887, 1895-1904); Sunday school lessons (1903); a property appraisal (1962); a land contract and deeds (1855, 1857, 1912); photographs; newspaper clippings (undated and 1898-1935, 196...

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Main Author: Scofield, John Darius, 1828-1915.
Language: English
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Notes: The microfilm version is available for sale or interlibrary loan from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Format: Collection Mixed Material
Summary: Includes correspondence (undated and 1882-1920, 1945); diaries (1881-1886); ledgers (1877, 1881-1956); minutes (1882-1887, 1895-1904); Sunday school lessons (1903); a property appraisal (1962); a land contract and deeds (1855, 1857, 1912); photographs; newspaper clippings (undated and 1898-1935, 1965-1968); family register; and miscellaneous papers (undated and 1875-1882, 1904, 1912-1918, 1966) related to John D. Scofield, an early settler of Bloomington (Minn.); his farm and family; the Bloomington Woman's Club; and the prominent role Scofield and his wife Caroline played in the Minnesota Grange and the founding of the University of Minnesota School of Agriculture.
Item Description: The microfilm version is available for sale or interlibrary loan from the Minnesota Historical Society.
Physical Description: 1.5 cubic feet (2 boxes and 1 oversize folder, unboxed)
2 microfilm reels.
Also available on microfilm. Arrangement on microfilm differs from that of the originals.
Finding Aid: Inventory available in library; filed under Scofield, John Darius.