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Title City of Moorhead Records, Charters, and Municipal Code Collection
Call Number MSS 311
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1900 - 1952
Creator City of Moorhead
Scope & Content The collection contains two copies of the town charter from 1900 as well as the charter as it was amended in 1952. The collection also includes 2 ordinance books for Moorhead. One book covers the city ordinances from 1901-1985, and one covers 1967 though revisions were bound in from 1971 and 1981.
Admin/Biographical History The original city charter for Moorhead, MN was formally adopted in 1900. In 1952 Moorhead went through another Formal Process with their charter to adopt 15 amendments that were put forth by a charter committee at that time. The last large scale revision that is reflected in the current town charter was in 1995 although smaller ones have also taken in place in 2004, 2005, 2007, and 2011.
Subjects Charters
City planning
City government (Moorhead, MN)
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Tom Hall in 1987 (Accession #87.15)
Clay County Law Library in 1991 (Accession #91.50)
Treaty Site History Center (Accession #93.21)
Containers Charter – City of Moorhead, 1901
Charter – City of Moorhead, 1952
City Code – Moorhead, MN, 1960
Ordinance Book, 1901-1958 – 1 of 2
Ordinance Book, 1901-1958 – 2 of 2
Ordinance Book, 1959-1961