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History of University land grants, 1908


Scope and Contents

Document detailing "A History of the University Land Grants" put together by D.W. Sprague, for J.W. Olsen, Superintendent of the State of Minnesota Department of Public Instruction, including information about the first two university land grants and also the agricultural land grant from the 1862 Morrill Act.


  • 1908


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Digital Access

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Physical items in this collection do not circulate and are available for use by appointment in the Elmer L. Andersen Library Reading Room.


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