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Harriet Bishop: Pioneer, Teacher, & Womens Advocate: Primary Sources: Archives & Records

Manuscripts

Frank B. Cressey Reminiscences.
20-page typed manuscript, including recollections about Harriet Bishop.
MNHS call number: See the finding aid in the library (P223).

"History of the First Baptist Church of St. Paul, and Societies," by Harriet Bishop.
In the "Church Records, 1849-1899" of the First Baptist Church, St. Paul.
MNHS call number: Digital Finding Aid

Ladies Christian Union Records, 1867-1937.
Contains minutes, accounts, reports, records of residents, and letters from the Ladies Christian Union, an organization that Harriet Bishop helped to found and whose mission was to help the less fortunate, specifically the homeless.
MNHS call number: See the finding aid in the library (BK1.2/.L155).

Books & Other Publications

Floral Home, or, First Years of Minnesota: Early Sketches, Later Settlements, and Further Developments, by Harriet Bishop.
New York: Sheldon, Blakeman and Co., 1857.
MNHS call number: F609 .B62

Minnesota, Then and Now, by Harriet Bishop.
St. Paul, Minn.: D.D. Merrill, Randall & Co., 1869.
MNHS call number: PS1099.B78 M5

Dakota War Whoop, or, Indian Massacres and War in Minnesota of 1862-'3, by Harriet E. Bishop McConkey.
St. Paul : Published for the author, 1864.
MNHS call number: E83.86 .B62 1864

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