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Daniel W. Sprague

 Collection
Identifier: 785

Scope and Content

Financial reports, address on the University of Minnesota, reports from various departmental directors, land grants history.

Dates

  • 1900-1910

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Use of Materials

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

Copyright

Requests for permission to quote Daniel W. Sprague should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Daniel W. Sprague ca. 1838-1918

Daniel Sprague graduated from the New York State Normal School in Albany, New York. He came to Minnesota in 1867 after several years of teaching in the east. He was superintendent of the St. Cloud, Rushford, Filmore, and Anoka schools. He also taught at the business college in Minneapolis. In 1882, he went to North Dakota and worked for four years managing a farm. In 1887, Sprague came to the University of Minnesota as an accountant and recorder for the Experiment Station, where he worked until 1890. He went to the Accounting Office in 1890 where he worked in until his death due to pneumonia in 1918.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Daniel W. Sprague, accountant and recorder at the University of Minnesota from 1887-1890

Source of acquisition

History of the University of Minnesota Land Grants was donated to the University Archvies on December 8, 1948. The source of acquisition for the remainder of the collection is unknown.
Title
Daniel W. Sprague papers, 1900-1910
Author
Archives Staff
Date
June 2006
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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