Digital resources in University archives

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

The St. Cloud Normalia
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University Archives maintains the memory of St. Cloud State University by preserving records and publications. These materials, numbering six million pages, document the university’s development and serves as a source of information about its programs, people, policies and property.

To provide quick, reliable and convenient information, University Archives has a wide range of records online available on its website: lrts.stcloudstate.edu/library/special/archives.

This information includes:

  • 1908 and 1940 alumni directories that list graduates by class and include some biographical information
  • Course catalogs from 1869 to 1941 that explain entrance requirements, courses offered, and lists of faculty and students for each academic year
  • Two college histories: History of St. Cloud State Teachers College (1954) written by long-time faculty member and former president, Dudley Brainard; A Centennial History of St. Cloud State College, written by history faculty member Edwin Cates to commemorate St. Cloud State’s centennial anniversary
  • Eleven Normalia and Talahi yearbooks from 1903, 1904, 1923, 1926, 1935, 1942, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, and 1969
  • Student newspapers, including all 93 issues of Normalia (1892-1904), all 10 issues of the Normal School Recorder (1916-18), and the Chronicle, 1926-27 and 1967-68 academic years
  • Index to nearly 20,000 names of students that appeared in 15 volumes of academic transcripts, 1870s-1930s

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