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State Parks of Minnesota: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


Excursion boat, Itasca State Park

Environmental Recollections: Including the Story of the Minnesota Parks Foundation, The First Twenty Years, by Samuel H. Morgan.
Minn.: 2000.
MNHS call number: SB482.M6 M77 2000

Everyone's Country Estate, by Roy W. Meyer.
Saint Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1991.
MNHS call number: Reading Room SB482.M6 M49 1991

Minnesota State Park Compendium, by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Planning.
Saint Paul, Minn.: The Dept., 1971.
MNHS call number: SB482.M6 M627 1971

Prairie, Lake, Forest: Minnesota's State Parks, by Doug Ohman.
Saint Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010.
MNHS call number: Reading Room SB482.M6 O36 2010

State Parks of the North Shore, by R. Newell Searle.
Minn.: Minnesota Parks Foundation, 1979. 
MNHS call number: SB482.M6 S43

Stories in Log and Stone: the Legacy of the New Deal in Minnesota's State Parks, by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
Saint Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, 2001.
MNHS call number: SB482.M6 B46 2002



Digital copies of many of the articles in Minnesota History are available online. You can search the full text of digitized articles or the index of the publication to locate articles relevant to your research.

If you are interested in individual state parks, search the index of Minnesota History for your park to find articles about your specific park. While not all parks are mentioned, many individual parks are indexed in the publication. 

For more information, visit the Individual State Parks page. 

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