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Norman W. Moen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: ua00511

Scope and Content

The collection includes one folder relating to General College at the University of Minnesotas including a biennial report (1962-1964), mission statements, history and a curriculum outline for the social and behavioral sciences (1932-1982). The remainder of the collection consists of typed and handwritten class lectures and notes put together regarding classes he taught at the University of Minnesota.


  • 1969-1985


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Norman W. Moen papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Norman W. Moen (1917-1994)

Norman W. Moen was born in Canby, Minnesota on October 15, 1917. He earned his bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Minnesota. He joined the faculty of General College in 1946, and served as professor, administrator and assistant dean during his 25 years with the College. He is best known for his course on Minnesota history and was instrumental in the development of the American Indian and African American and African studies programs at the University of Minnesota. Professor Moen died in 1994.


1.25 Cubic Feet (1 box)


Collection contains the papers of Norman W. Moen, professor emeritus in General College at the University of Minnesota.

Other Finding Aid Available

A finding aid with detailed contents is available in University Archives.

Source of acquisition

Collection donated by Norman W. Moen in 1991 and by Kathryn Moen in 2006.

Related Materials in University of Minnesota Archives

University of Minnesota. General College papers

Norman W. Moen papers
Karen Spilman; revised by Amy Flessert
February 2005
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