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Title Wisnaes Family Collection
Call Number MSS 90
Dates of Creation 1912-1945
Creator Wisnaes Family
Scope & Content The Wisnaes family collection primarily contains materials relating to three members of the family. Milla Wisnaes, O.F. Wisnaels and Rev. RJ. Wisnaes. Documents include correspondence, school records and legal documentation. Threre is also one folder of photographs that document the entire Wisnaes family.
Admin/Biographical History Milla Wisnaes was a teacher contracted to teach in Cass County North Dakota. She attended Park Region Luther College which was a college that was located in Fergus Falls, Minnesota until the Lutheran Synod sold it to focus their efforts on Concordia College.

O.F. Wisnaes was one of the managers of a local movie theater in Clay County. He went to Concordia College in 1921-1922.

Rev. R.J. Wisnaes was a pastor in the Norwegian Synod of the Lutheran Church. He also ran a wheat farm.
People Wisnaes, R.J.
Wisnaes, Milla
Wisnaes, O.F.
Subjects Movie Theater
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 Donated by Mrs. Robert McKelvey in 1981 (Accession #81.19)
Containers Milla Wisnaes - Bank Statement, 1921
Milla Wisnaes - Certificates, 1914-1915
Milla Wisnaes- Correspondence, 1905, 1916-1923
Milla Wisnaes - Report Cards, 1912-1915
Milla Wisnaes - Teacher's Contract, 1917
O.F. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1923, 1940-1945
O.F. Wisnaes - Family Tree, 1928
O.F. Wisnaes - Financial Records, 1940-1942
O.F. Wisnaes - Legal Documents, 1940
O.F. Wisnaes - Printed Material, 1925, 1940
O.F. Wisnaes- School Records, 1921-1922
Rev R.J. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1916, 1928
Rev R.J. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1939
Rev R.J. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1940
Rev R.J. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1941
Rev R.J. Wisnaes - Correspondence, 1942
Insurance Policies, 1925, 1932, 1937
Mileage Book, 1939-1941
Printed Materials, 1942
Receipts, 1910-1930
Photographs, undated