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Government Documents

  • City of St. Paul Records. Permit Applications. St. Paul City Hall.
  • U. S. Congress, House. Congressional Record. Vol. 36, pt. 3, 1903.
  • U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers. Annual Reports of the Chief of Engineers. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1876-1940.
  • War Department, Office of the Chief of Engineers. Circular No. 14, April 4, 1905. National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 77, Entry 103, Box 1408, F 58362, vol. 36, pt. 3, (1903).
  • U.S. Congress, House. Survey of Upper Mississippi River. 39th Congress, 2d sess. Ex. Doc. No. 58.
  • U.S. Congress, House. Survey of the Upper Mississippi. 40th Cong. 2d sess. Exec. Doc. No. 247.
  • U.S. Congress. House. Mississippi River between Missouri River and St. Paul, Minn. 59th Cong., 2nd sess., H. Doc. 341.
  • U.S. Congress, House. Use of Surplus Water Flowing over Government Dam in Mississippi River between St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn. 60th Cong., 1st sess., Doc. No. 218..
  • U.S. Congress, House. Mississippi River, St. Paul to Minneapolis, Minn. 61st Cong., 2d sess., H. Doc. 741.
  • U.S. Congress, House. “An Act To authorize the Great Northern Development Company to construct a dam across the Mississippi River from a point in Hennepin County to a point in Anoka County, Minnesota.” 61st Cong., 3rd sess., Chapter 12.
  • U.S. Congress, House. Laws of the United States Relating to the Improvement of Rivers and Harbors. 62nd Cong., 3d sess., Doc. No. 1491, vol. 1 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1913). How many volumes? Ask Jean Schmidt.
  • U.S. Congress, House, Laws of the United States Relating to the Improvement of Rivers and Harbors, v. 2, 62nd Cong., 3d sess., Doc. No. 1491, (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1913), p. 704.
  • U.S. Congress, House. Mississippi River from Minneapolis to Lake Pepin. Report from the Chief of Engineers on Preliminary Examination and Survey of Mississippi River from Minneapolis to Lake Pepin, with a View to Improvement by the Construction of Locks and Dams. 69th Cong. 2d sess., Document No. 583.
  • Section 701.(a) Findings, Public Law 100-696, November 18, 1988, 102 Stat 4599, Title VII - Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.
  • Mississippi River Commission (MRC). “Detail Map of the Upper Mississippi River from Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Lake Itasca, in Seventy-Eight Sheets, from Surveys 1898- 1904.”
  • Mississippi River Commission (MRC), “Detail Map of the Upper Mississippi River from the Mouth of the Ohio River to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in Eighty-Nine Sheets.”
  • Mississippi River Coordinating Commission and National Park Service, Comprehensive Management Plan, (May 1995).

Newspapers

  • Anoka County Union Herald
  • \Minneapolis Tribune
  • St. Paul Pioneer Press
  • Upper Mississippi River Bulletin

Books, Articles & Manuscripts

  • Adams, John S. and Barbara J. VanDrasek. Minneapolis-St. Paul: People, Place, and Public Life. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
  • Anfinson, John O. "The Secret History of the Mississippi's Earliest Locks and Dams." Minnesota History 54:6 (Summer 1995):254-67.
  • _____. Henry Bosse's Views of the Upper Mississippi River. St. Paul, Minnesota: St. Paul District, Corps of Engineer, March 1996. 28 pp.
  • Anfinson, Scott F. “Archaeology of the Central Minneapolis Riverfront.” The Minnesota Archaeologist, 48:1-2 and 49:1-2 (1989 and 1990).
  • Anderson, Gary Clayton. Kinsmen of Another Kind, Dakota-White Relations in the Upper Mississippi Valley,1650-1862. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984; St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1997.
  • Atwater, Isaac, Ed. History of the City of Minneapolis. New York: Munsell & Co., 1893.
  • Babcock, Willoughby M. Jr. “Sioux Villages in Minnesota prior to 1837.” Minnesota Archaeologist 12 (October, 1945): 126-46.
  • Balaban, Nancy H. and Howard C. Hobbs, Eds. Geologic Atlas of Dakota County, Minnesota. St. Paul: University of Minnesota, Minnesota Geological Survey, 1990.
  • Barns, William D. "Oliver Hudson Kelley and the Genesis of the Grange: A Reappraisal." Agricultural History 41 (July 1967): 229-42.
  • Barry, E. J. “Water Transportation and Grain Marketing.” In American Cooperation, 1961 Washington DC: American Institute for Cooperation, 1961, pp. 365-67.
  • Birk, Douglas A. “Grey Cloud: An Archaeological Approach.” The Minnesota Archaeologist 32 (1973): 1-2.
  • Bleed, Peter. The Archaeology of Petaga Point: The Preceramic Component. Minnesota Prehistoric Archaeology Series. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1969.
  • Blegen, Theodore. Minnesota, A History of the State. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1975, 1963.
  • Borchert, John et. al. Legacy of Minneapolis: Preservation Amid Change. Bloomington, Minnesota: Voyageur, 1983.
  • Braemen, John, Robert H. Bremner, and David Brody, Eds. Change and Continuity in Twentieth Century America: The 1920’s. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1968.
  • Brick, Greg. “St. Paul Underground–What Happened to Fountain Cave–the Real Birthplace of St. Paul?” Ramsey County History 29:4 (Winter, 1995): 4-15
  • Brueggermann, Gary J. “Beer Capital of the State -- St. Paul’s Historic Family Breweries.” Ramsey County History 16:2 (1981): 3-15.
  • Buck, Solon J. A Study of Agricultural Organization and Its Political, Economic and Social Manifestations, 1870-1880. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1933.
  • Burnley, Charles T. “Case of the Vanishing Historic Site or What Happened to Carver’s Cave?” Ramsey County History 4:2 (Fall, 1967): 8-12.
  • Carroll, Jane. “Dams and Damages: The Ojibway, the United States, and the Mississippi Headwaters Reservoirs.” Minnesota History (Spring, 1990): 2-15.
  • Case, John H. “Historical Notes of Grey Cloud Island and Its Vicinity.” Minnesota Historical Society Collections v. 15 (1915): 371-378.
  • Clark, Clifford E. Jr., Ed. Minnesota in a Century of Change: The State and Its People Since 1900. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1989.
  • Clayton, L. Pleistocene Geology of the Superior Region. Wisconsin, Information Circular No. 46 (Madison: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, 1984).
  • Clements, Kendrick A. “Herbert Hoover and Conservation,” American Historical Review 89 (February 1984): 67-88.
  • Cooper, John Milton Jr. Pivotal Decades: The United States, 1900-1920. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1990.
  • Cooper, W. S. “The history of the upper Mississippi River in late Wisconsin and postglacial time.” Minnesota Geological Survey Bulletin 26 (1935). 116 pp.
  • Cronon, William. Nature’s Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1991.
  • Curtice, David L. Curtice’s Revised Atlas of the City of St. Paul. St. Paul, Minnesota: H.M. Smyth Printing Co., 1908.
  • Daly, Capt. “Nate” [Nathan]. Tracks and Trails: Incidents in the Life of a Minnesota Pioneer. Walker, Minnesota: the Cass County Pioneer, 1931.
  • Dixon, Frank Haigh. A Traffic History of the Mississippi River System. National Waterways Commission. Document No. 11 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1909).
  • Dobney, Frederick J. River Engineers of the Middle Mississippi: A History of the St. Louis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978.
  • Dodd, Donald B. and Dodd, Wynelle S. Historical Statistics of the United States, 1790-1970. The Midwest. The University of Alabama Press, 1973.
  • Donnelley, Reuben H. Donnelley’s Atlas of the City of St. Paul, Minnesota. 2 vols. Chicago: The Corporation, 1892.
  • Federal Writers’ Project, Works Progress Administration, Minnesota. The Bohemian Flats. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society,1986; first published Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1941.
  • “Flooding and Untimely Thaws Test Contractors’ Mettle on River Job,” Construction Bulletin (March 6, 1952):36-41.
  • Folwell, William Watts. A History of Minnesota. 4 vols. 1. Rev. Ed. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1956-69; third printing, 1979.
  • Franks, C. L. “Inland Waterways Advocate, Col. George C. Lambert, Dies: Among Pioneers to Back Channel in Upper Mississippi.” Upper Mississippi River Bulletin 3:3 (March 1934): 1.
  • Gates, Charles M., Ed. Five Fur Traders of the Northwest. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1965.
  • Gibbon, Guy E. The Sheffield Site: An Oneota Site on the St. Croix River. Minnesota Prehistoric Archaeology Series No. 11 St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1973.
  • Gibbon, Guy, and C. A. H. Caine. “The Middle to Late Woodland Transition in Eastern Minnesota.” Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology 5:1 (1980):57-72.
  • Glassberg, David. “Public History and the Study of Memory.” The Public Historian 18:2 (Spring 1996): 7-23.
  • Goodrich, Albert M. History of Anoka County and the Towns of Champlin and Dayton in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Minneapolis: Hennepin Publishing Co., 1905. Reprinted by Anoka Bicentennial Commission, 1976.
  • Goth, Dorothy Ed., St. Paul Park’s Heritage: A History of Saint Paul Park on The Mississippi, 1887-1895. Cottage Grove, Minnesota: Inky Fingers Press, 1985.
  • Guelcher, Leslie A. The History of Nininger . . . More Than Just a Dream.” Stillwater, Minnesota: Croixside Press, 1982.
  • Hall, Steve. Fort Snelling: Colossus of the Wilderness. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987.
  • Haller, Lisa, Ivelise Brasch, Gary Phelps, and Bill Wolston. “Crossings.” Over the Years 31:1 (Dakota County Historical Society, September 1991):1-25.
  • Hartsough, Mildred. From Canoe to Steel Barge. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1934.
  • Hays, Samuel. Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: the Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1959.
  • Havighurst, Walter. Upper Mississippi, A Wilderness Saga. New York: Farrar, & Rinehart; New York: J. J. Little and Ives Company, 1944.
  • Hennepin, Louis. Father Louis Hennepin’s Description of Louisiana, Newly Discovered to the Southwest of New France by Order of the King. Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 1938.
  • Hesterman, Paul Donald. “The Mississippi and St. Paul: Change is a Constant for River and the City that Shaped It.” Ramsey County History 21:1 (1986): 322.
  • Hill, Alberta Kirchner. “Out With the Fleet on the Upper Mississippi, 18981917.” Minnesota History (September, 1961): 283-97.
  • Holmquist, June Drenning, Ed. They Chose Minnesota: A Survey of the State’s Ethnic Groups. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1981.
  • Hoops, Richard. A River of Grain: the Evolution of Commercial Navigation on the Upper Mississippi River. Madison: University of Wisconsin-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Research Report, R3584.
  • Hoover, Herbert. “The Improvement of Our Mid-West Waterways.” The Annals of the American Academy 135 (January 1928):15-24.
  • Hull-Walski, Deborah A. and Frank Walski. “There’s Trouble a-Brewin’: The Brewing and Bottling Industries at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.” Historical Archaeology (1994): 106-21.
  • Jenks, A. E. “Minnesota’s Brown’s Valley Man and Associated Burial Artifacts.” Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association. No. 49 (1937).
  • Jensen, John O. “Gently Down the Stream: An Inquiry into the History of Transportation on the Northern Mississippi River and the Potential for Submerged Cultural Resources,” Wisconsin Archeologist 73:1-2 (March-June, 1992): 61-110.
  • Johnson, Elden and P. S. Taylor. Spring Lake Archeology: The Lee Mill Cave. Science Bulletin No. 3, part 2. St. Paul, Minnesota: The Science Museum of the St. Paul Institute, 1956.
  • _____. Spring Lake Archeology: The Sorg Site. Science Bulletin No. 3, part 3 St. Paul, Minnesota: The Science Museum of the St. Paul Institute, 1959.
  • _____. The Prehistoric Peoples of Minnesota. Minnesota Prehistoric Archaeology Series No. 3. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1988; revised third edition.
  • Johnson, Elden, Ed. Aspects of Upper Great Lakes Anthropology: Papers in Honor of Lloyd A. Wilford. Minnesota Prehistoric Archaeology Series. No. 11 St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1974.
  • Johnson, Leland. Engineers on the Twin Rivers: A History of the Nashville District. Nashville: U.S. Army Engineer District, Nashville, 1978.
  • Kane, Lucile M. “Rivalry for a River, the Twin Cities and the Mississippi.” Minnesota History 37:8 (December, 1961): 309-23.
  • _____. The Falls of St. Anthony: The Waterfall that Built Minneapolis. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987; originally published as The Waterfall that Built a City: The Falls of St. Anthony in Minneapolis, 1966.
  • Kane, Lucile M., June D. Holmquist, and Carolyn Gilman, Eds. The Northern Expeditions of Stephen H. Long, the Journals of 1817 and 1823 and Related Documents. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1978.
  • Kane, Lucile M. and Alan Ominsky. Twin Cities: A Pictorial History of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1983.
  • Keating, William H. Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of the St. Peter’s River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c, Performed in the Year 1823 by the Order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the Command of Stephen H. Long, U.S.T.E.,2 vols. Minneapolis: Ross and Haines, 1959.
  • Keegan, W. F. Ed. Emergent Horticultural Economies of the Eastern Woodlands. Center for Archaeological Investigations, Occasional Paper No. 7 Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1987.
  • Keen, K. L. and L. C. K. Shane. “A Continuous Record of Holocene Eolian Activity and Vegetation Change at Lake Ann, East-Central Minnesota.” Geological Society of America Bulletin 102 (1990):1646-1657.
  • Kerwin, Jerome G. Federal Water-Power Legislation. New York: Columbia University Press, 1926.
  • Knox, James C. and D. M. Mickelson, Eds. Late Quaternary Environments of Wisconsin. Madison: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, 1974.
  • Kunz, Virginia Brainard. The Mississippi and St. Paul, A short history of the city’s 150-year love affair with its river. St. Paul, Minnesota: The Ramsey County Historical Society, 1987.
  • Lass, William E. Minnesota, A History. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1998; 1st edition 1977.
  • Leverett, Frank. “Moraines and Shorelines of the Lake Superior Basin.” United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (1929). 72 pp.
  • Leverett, Frank and Frederick W. Sardeson. “Surface formations and agricultural conditions of the south half on Minnesota.” Minnesota Geological Survey Bulletin 14. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1919.
  • Martin, Judith A. and David Lanegran. Where We Live: The Residential Districts of Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Published by the University of Minnesota Press in association with the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota, 1983.
  • Martin, L. The physical geography of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey Bulletin 36 Madison, Wisconsin, 1932; second edition.
  • McGee, W. J. “The Conservation of Natural Resources,” Proceedings of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association for the Year 1909-1910, 3 (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1911): 361-379.
  • Merchant, Carolyn, Ed. Major Problems in American Environmental History. Lexington, Massachusetts: D.C. Heath and Company, 1993.
  • Merrick, George Byron. Old Times on the Upper Mississippi: The Recollections of a Steamboat Pilot from 1854 to 1863. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1987.
  • Merritt, Raymond H. Creativity, Conflict & Controversy: A History of the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979.
  • _____. The Corps, the Environment, and the Upper Mississippi River Basin. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984.
  • Meyer, Roy W. History of the Santee Sioux: United States Indian Policy on Trial. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1967; reprinted 1980.
  • Michlovic, Michael G. “The Archaeology of the Canning Site.” Minnesota Archaeologist 45:1 (1986): 3-36.
  • Millett, Larry. Lost Twin Cities. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1992.
  • Mitchell, Barbara A. Hemisphere Field Services, Inc., “A History of the St. Paul Municipal Grain Elevator and Sack House.” Prepared for the MNRRA as part of the Historic Resources Study.
  • Minnesota Geological Survey. Field trip guidebook for the Upper Mississippi Valley: Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Guidebook Series No. 15. St. Paul: University of Minnesota, 1987.
  • Mooers, H. D. and J. D. Lehr. A Terrestrial Record of Laurentide Ice Sheet Reorganization during Heinrich Events. (In press).
  • Morlan, Robert L. Political Prairie Fire – The Nonpartisan League, 1915-1922. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1955.
  • Mott, Mildred. “The Relationship of Historic Indian Tribes to Archaeological Manifestations in Iowa.” Iowa Journal of History and Politics 36:3 (1938):227-314.
  • Mullin, Francis. “The St. Anthony Falls Navigation Project.” Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 89:CO1 (March , 1963): 1-18.
  • Myers, William Starr Ed. The State Papers and Other Public Writings of Herbert Hoover. 2 vols. Garden City, N. Y.: Doubleday, Doran & company, inc., 1934.
  • Neill, Edward D. Rev. History of Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis, Including Explorers and Pioneers of Minnesota, and Outlines of the History of Minnesota, by J. Fletcher Williams. Minneapolis, Minnesota: North Star Publishing Company, 1881.
  • _____. History of Ramsey County and the City of St. Paul. Minneapolis, Minnesota: North Star Publishing, 1881.
  • _____. History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings. Minneapolis, Minnesota: North Star Publishing, 1881.
  • _____. History of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Minneapolis, Minnesota: North Star Publishing, 1881.
  • _____. “St. Paul and Its Environs.” Minnesota History 30 (1940):204-219.
  • Nelson, Martin. “Nine-Foot Channel Extension Above St. Anthony Falls.” The Minnesota Engineer (June 1960): 6-9.
  • Parker, John., Ed. The Journals of Jonathan Carver and Related Documents, 1766-1770. St. Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1976.
  • Paxson, Frederic L. “Railroads of the Old Northwest, before the Civil War.” Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 17 (1914): 243-74.
  • Petersen, William J. “Captains and Cargoes of Early Upper Mississippi Steamboats.” Wisconsin Magazine of History 13 (1929-30): 224-40.
  • _____. Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi. Iowa City, Iowa: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1968.
  • Pike Zebulon. Sources of the Mississippi and the Western Louisiana Territory. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms, Inc.1966; from Zebulon Pike, An Account of Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: C. & A. Conrad, & Co., 1810.
  • Pinchot, Gifford. The Fight for Conservation. Seattle, University of Washington Press 1967; New York: Doubleday, Page & company, 1910.
  • Porter, S. C., Ed. The Late Pleistocene. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983.
  • Upper Mississippi River Improvement Association. Proceedings of the Upper Mississippi River Improvement Association Convention. 1902-1917.
  • Prosser, Richard S. Rails to the North Star. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press, 1966. Quick, Herbert. American Inland Waterways, Their Relation to Railway Transportation and to the National Welfare; Their Creation, Restoration and Maintenance. New York: C. P. Putnam's Sons, 1909.
  • Refsell, Oscar N. “The Farmers’ Elevator Movement I..” Journal of Political Economy 21 (November 1914): 872-895.
  • Salisbury, Robert S. William Windom, Apostle of Positive Government. New York: University Press of America, 1993.
  • Saloutos, Theodore. “The Rise of the Equity Cooperative Exchange.” The Mississippi Valley Historical Review 32:1 (June 1945): 31-62.
  • Sardeson, Frederick W. “Fossils in the St. Peter Sandstone.” Minnesota Academy of Natural Sciences Bulletin 3 (1892).
  • _____. Minneapolis-St. Paul Folio. Geological Atlas of the United States, Folio 201 Washington, D.C.: U.S. Geological Survey, 1916.
  • Scarpino, Philip V. Great River: An Environmental History of the Upper Mississippi, 1890-1950. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1985.
  • Schlesier, K. H., Ed. Plains Indians, A.D. 500-1500: The Archaeological Past of Historic Groups. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994.
  • Shideler, James H. Farm Crisis, 1919-23. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957.
  • Schonberger, Harold B. Transportation to the Seaboard: The Communication Revolution and American Foreign Policy, 1860-1900. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Corporation, 1971.
  • Shallat, Todd. Structures in the Stream, Water, Science, and the Rise of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Austin: University of Texas, 1994.
  • Shay, C. T. The Itasca Bison Kill Site: An Ecological Analysis. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society, 1971.
  • Shippee, Lester. “Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi after the Civil War: A Mississippi Magnate.” Mississippi Valley Historical Review 6:4 (March 1920): 470-502.
  • Sims, P. K. and G. B. Morey, Eds. Geology of Minnesota: A Centennial Volume. Minnesota Geological Survey. St. Paul: University of Minnesota, 1972.
  • Smalley, E. V. “The Deep Waterways Problem.” Forum XIX (Aug. 1895): 746-752.
  • Snow, Franklin. “Waterways as Highways.” North American Review 227 (May 1929): 592-98.
  • Spector, Janet D. What this awl means: feminist archaeology at a Wahpeton Dakota village. St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1993.
  • Stipanovich, Joseph. City of Lakes: An Illustrated History of Minneapolis. Woodland Hills, California: Windsor Publications, 1982.
  • Swain, Donald C. Federal Conservation Policy, 1921-1933. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1963.
  • Swanson, Lynn and Gary N. Meyer, Eds. Geologic Atlas of Washington County, Minnesota. Minnesota Geological Survey. St. Paul: University of Minnesota, 1990.
  • Tester, John R. Minnesota’s Natural Heritage, An Ecological Perspective. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1995.
  • Turekian, K. K. Ed. Late Cenozoic glacial ages. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1971.
  • Tweet,Roald. “A History of Navigation Improvements on the Rock Island Rapids: The Background of Locks and Dam 15.” Rock Island, Illinois: U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, April 1980. 15pp.
  • _____. History of Transportation on the Upper Mississippi & Illinois Rivers. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983.
  • _____. A History of the Rock Island District, U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, 1866-1983. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1984.
  • Upham, Warren. The Glacial Lake Agassiz. Geological Society of America Monograph 25 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1895.
  • _____. “Kaposia, Indian Town; Once Stood on Site of St. Paul’s Depot, Archaeological Finds.” St. Paul Pioneer Press,(August 12, 1919), Sec. 2, p. 12.
  • Wedel, Mildred M. “Peering at the Ioway Indians Through the Mist of Time: 1630 - circa 1700.” Journal of the Iowa Archaeological Society 33 (1986):1-74.
  • Wiebe, Robert H. The Search for Order, 1877-1920. New York: Hill and Wang, 1967.
  • Wilford, Lloyd A. “The La Moille Rock Shelter.” The Minnesota Archaeologist 19:2 (1954):17-24.
  • Williams, J. Fletcher. A History of the City of Saint Paul to 1875. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1983; first published in 1876 by the Minnesota Historical Society as volume 4 of the Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Winchell, Newton H. Geology of Minnesota: Minnesota. Geological and Natural History Survey, Final Report, 6 vols. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Johnson, Smith & Harrison, state printers, 1884-1901.
  • Wirth, Theodore. Minneapolis park system, 1883-1944: retrospective glimpses into the history of the Board of Park Commissioners of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the city’s park, parkway and playground system. Presented at the annual meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, July 16, 1945. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minneapolis, Board of Park Commissioners, 1945.
  • Wonziak, John S. Ed. Historic Lifestyles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley. New York: University Press of America, 1983.
  • Woods, Thomas A. Knights of the Plow: Oliver Kelly and the Origins of the Grange in Republican Ideology. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1991.
  • Wright, Herbert E. Jr., Ed. Late Quaternary Environments of the United States. 2 vols. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983.
  • _____ “History of the Mississippi River below St. Paul.” In Pleistocene evolution of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Minnesota Geological Survey. St. Paul: University of Minnesota, 1985.
  • Zumberge, J. H. “The lakes of Minnesota: Their origin and classification.” Minnesota Geological Survey Bulletin 35. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1952.

Unpublished Materials

  • Beckjord, Walter C., Ralph M. Davies, and Lester H. Gatsby. “A Study of Proposed Water Power Development at U. S. Lock and Dam No. 1, Mississippi River between St. Paul and Minneapolis.” Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1909.
  • Brunet, Patrick James. “The Corps of Engineers and Navigation Improvement on the Channel of the Upper Mississippi River to 1939.” Masters thesis, University of Texas, Austin, 1977.
  • Conard, Rebecca. “The Conservation Movement in Iowa, 1857-1942.” National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Documentation Form, Iowa State Historic Preservation Office, 1991.
  • Dobbs, Clark A. “Oneota Settlement Patterns in the Blue Earth River Valley.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1984.
  • _____. “Outline of Historic Contexts for the Prehistoric Period (Ca. 12,000 B.P. - A.D. 1700).” Minnesota History in Sites and Structures: A Comprehensive Planning Series. Reports of Investigation No. 37. Prepared for the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, St. Paul. Minneapolis: Institute for Minnesota Archaeology, 1988.
  • _____. “Historic Context Outlines: The Contact Period Contexts (Ca. 1630 A.D. - 1820 A.D.),” Minnesota History in Sites and Structures: A Comprehensive Planning Series. Reports of Investigation No. 37. Prepared for the Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, St. Paul. Minneapolis: Institute for Minnesota Archaeology, 1988.
  • Dobbs Clark A. and H. D. Mooers. A phase I archaeological and geomorpho-logical study of Lake Pepin and the upper reaches of Navigation Pool 4. Upper Mississippi River, Institute for Minnesota Archaeology. Reports of Investigations No. 44. Prepared for the St. Paul District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1991.
  • Florin, Frank. “Late Paleo-Indians of Minnesota and Vegetation Changes from 10,500-8,000 BP.” 2 vols. Master’s thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1996.
  • Gillund, Leslie Randels. “Coon Rapids, a fine city by a dam site: history of Coon Rapids, Minnesota, 1849-1984.” Minnesota Historical Society Collections.
  • Gjerde, Jon. “Historical Resources Evaluation, St. Paul District Locks and Dams on the Mississippi River and Two Structures at St. Anthony Falls.” Unpublished Report. St. Paul, Minnesota: St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers, September 1983.
  • Glewwe, Lois. South St. Paul Centennial, 1887-1987. South St. Paul (?): Dakota County Historical Society, 1987.
  • _____. A The History of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota’s Treasure, 1858-1990. City of Inver Grove Heights, 1990.
  • Heritage Education Project. “The Grey Cloud Lime Kiln.” Heritage Site File. Cottage Grove and Newport, Minnesota, nd.
  • Hesterman, Paul Donald. Interests, Values, and Public Policy for an Urban River: A History of Development Along the Mississippi River in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis,1985.
  • Higginbottom, D. K. “An Inventory of Fluted Projectile Points from Minnesota.” A paper presented at the 54th Annual Plains Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, 1996.
  • Hoffman, B. W. and J. E. Myster. Data Recovery Investigation of the St. Croix River Access Site, 21WA49: A Multicomponent Woodland and Archaic Habitation Site. 2 vols. St. Paul: Archaeology Department, Minnesota Historical Society, 1993.
  • Hybben, Robert and Jeffrey Hess. “Historic American Engineering Record, Equity Cooperative Exchange Grain Elevator Complex.” Unpublished docu-ments prepared for the City of St. Paul. December 1989.
  • Jalbert, A., David F. Overstreet, and John D. Richards. Cultural Resources Inventory of the Upper Mississippi River, St. Anthony Falls to Pool 10, Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota. Reports of Investigations No. 384. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Great Lakes Archaeological Research Center, Inc., 1996. Prepared for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District.
  • James, Jean. “The history of Ramsey / researched, written and published as a Bicentennial project in 1976.” [City of Ramsey, Minnesota, (1976)]. Minnesota Historical Society Collections.
  • Jenson, P. S. “The Bremer Village and Mound Site.” Masters thesis, Department of Anthropology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1959.
  • Jevne, George W. and William D. Timperley. “Study of Proposed Water Power Development at U.S. Lock and Dam No. 1, Mississippi River Between St. Paul and Minneapolis.” Thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1910.
  • Malik, R., and K. Bakken. Archaeological Data Recovery at the Bradbury Brook Site, 21ML42, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota. St. Paul: Archaeology Department, Minnesota Historical Society, 1993. Prepared for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, St. Paul.
  • Mallam, R. C. The Iowa Effigy Mound Manifestation: An Interpretative Model. Report No. 9, Office of the State Archaeologist, Iowa City, 1976.
  • Matsch, C. L. “Pleistocene geology of the St. Paul Park and Prescott quadran-gles.” M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1962.
  • Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, “Historic Context: Early Agriculture and River Settlement (1840-1870).” (nd).
  • Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office, “Historic Context: Railroads and Agricultural Development (1870 - 1940).” (nd).
  • Mooers, H. D. “Quaternary history and ice dynamics of the St. Croix phase of Late Wisconsin glaciation, central Minnesota.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1988.
  • Perkl, B. E. “King Coulee (21WB56): A Stratified, Multi-Component Site on Lake Pepin, Wabasha County, Minnesota.” Master’s thesis, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1996.
  • Pross, Edward L. “A History of Rivers and Harbors Bills, 1866-1933,” Ph.D. dissertation, Ohio State University, 1938.
  • Reynolds, Susan Pommering. “Dakota County Multiple Resource Nomination (Draft).” June 1979.
  • St. Anthony Falls Historic District. National Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form, Approved 1971.
  • St. Anthony Falls Historic District. National Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places Inventory - Nomination Form, Continuation Sheet.
  • “St. Paul Union Stockyards, Centennial Year 1886-1986.” Minnesota Historical Society Collections (1986).
  • Shane, O. C. “Radiocarbon Assays of Bone from the Browns Valley Skeleton.” Final report to the Minnesota Historical Society for contract 90-C2443 (1991).
  • Vogel, Robert C. “Cottage Grove History: A Palimpsest.” Heritage Education Project, Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation, City of Cottage Grove, 1997.
  • Walters, John. “A History of Harriet Island.” Unpublished typescript, Division of Archives and Manuscripts, Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.
  • Withrow, Randy E., Elden Johnson, and Mary Whelan. The Schilling Site (21WA1), Cottage Grove, Minnesota. Prepared for the Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation, Cottage Grove, Minnesota, 1987.
  • Zellie, Carole. The Mississippi and St. Paul: A Planning Study of Interpretive Potentials. Unpublished report prepared for the Ramsey County Historical Society and the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1988.
  • _____. “Hastings’ Historic Contexts, Final Report.” Submitted to the Hastings Heritage Preservation Commission and the City of Hastings. Landscape Research, July 31, 1993.

Archival Collections and Sources

  • Coon Rapids Dam, Visitor Center, historical files.
  • Minnesota Historical Society Collections.
  • Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office files.
  • National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 77.
  • St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers, historical files.

Personal Communication

  • Anfinson Scott F. Personal Communication. Minnesota Historical Society (April 2000).
  • McGuire, Charles. Personal communication, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area, (Spring 2000).
  • Wiggins, David. Personal Communication, St. Anthony Falls Heritage Zone, Minnesota Historical Society (April 2000).

Last updated: November 22, 2019

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