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State Capitol Building of Minnesota: Secondary Sources: Books and Articles


"The Minnesota State Capitol: A 1905 Masterpiece Restored to its Original Grandeur," by Denis Gardner.
In Minnesota History, 65/4 (winter 2016/17).
MNHS call number: Digital Copy

"Approaching the Capitol: The Story of the Minnesota State Capitol Mall," by Marjorie Pearson.
In Minnesota History 65/4 (winter 2016/17).
MNHS call number: Digital Copy

"The Stonecutters," by John T. Sielaff.
In Minnesota History 64/1 (spring 2014).
MNHS call number: Digital Copy

"The Burning of the First Capitol," by Alfrieda Gabiou.
In Gopher Historian Vol. 23, no. 1 (fall 1968).
MNHS call number: F601 .G6 v.23:1

"The "Capitol Approach Plan": A Boulevard Development for St. Paul by Cass Gilbert, Architect," by Cass Gilbert, Jr.
In Park International. May 1921.
MNHS call number: F613.S68 C344

"A History of the Capitol Buildings of Minnesota: With Some Account of the Struggles for their Location," by William B. Dean.
In The Western Architect. Minnesota State Capitol number.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F602 .M61 v.12


Our Minnesota State Capitol: From Groundbreaking Through Restoration, by Denis P. Gardner, foreword by Governor Mark Dayton.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2017.
MNHS call number: NA4412.M6 G37 2017, also available for purchase

Minnesota's Capitol: A Centennial Story, by Leigh Roethke; foreword by Tim Pawlenty ; introduction by Karal Ann Marling.
Afton, MN: Afton Historical Society Press, 2005.
MNHS call number: F613.S82 R63 2005

North Star Statehouse: An armchair Guide to the Minnesota State Capitol, by Thomas O'Sullivan.
Saint Paul, Minn.: Pogo Press, 1994.
MNHS call number: F613.S82 O786 1994

The Minnesota Capitol: Official Guide and History, developed by the Department of Administration in cooperation with the Department of Business Development ... [et al.].
St. Paul, Minn.: Available from Documents Section, 1963.
MNHS call number: Reference Desk F613.S82 M55 1963

The Men who Built the Capitol, by Edith Seabury Nye.
St. Paul, 1936.
MNHS call number: F613.S82 N94 1936


The Minnesota State Capitol, Planning, Design, and Construction: A Bibliography of Materials, by Bonnie Wilson.
MNHS call number: F613.S82 W55 1971

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