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Real estate and land records

 Collection
Identifier: uarc 880

Scope and Content

The collection consists of records of land purchased, sold, and rented by the University of Minnesota. The majority of the records are maintained in ledger books, arranged by date. Land and land uses include permits granted to cut lumber (1854), sale of agricultural lands (1872-1918), land deeds (1878-1896), land sales in various counties, mineral leases, salt spring land accounts, and lists of general land holdings and rental accounts.

Dates

  • 1854-1962

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Use of Materials

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

Copyright

Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.

Extent

6.75 Cubic Feet (8)

Abstract

Collection consists of records of land purchased, sold, and rented by the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

This collection was deposited in University Archives by the University Attorney's office on May 6, 1976.

Title
Real Estate and Land Records, 1854-1962
Author
Karen Spilman
Date
December 2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The University Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-624-0562