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Minnesota Historical Society Oral History Project: Interview with Irving and Marjorie Kreidberg
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Irving and Marjorie Kreidberg are the owners of the North Central Publishing Company, and have had a long-standing relationship with the Minnesota Historical Society as publishers of educational and scholarly materials. He was editor and president of the company. She worked part-time for the Minnesota Historical Society's publications department as an editorial assistant, and is author of an MHS-published book Food on the Frontier, and several articles for MHS publications. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Associations with the Minnesota Historical Society, University of Minnesota, and St. John's University and speak of their relationships with the staff of those institutions. Contributions to the Society of early MHS staff members such as Bertha Heilbron, Mary Berthel, Merrill Jarchow, Carlton Qualey, June Holmquist, Frank Kofron, Hermina Poatgeiter, Lucile Kane, Russell Fridley, and many others. Irving Kreidberg discusses the relationship between the University of Minnesota Press and the MHS Press; cites the introduction of ethnic educational materials in the "Gopher Historian"; and the speaks of the public's limited perception of the Minnesota Historical Society, the need to expand that view, and the influence of MHS publications on that perception.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
34 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:51:24 running time
Creation Narrator: Kreidberg, Marjorie Helzberg
Narrator: Kreidberg, Irving Bernard
Interviewer: Gilman, Rhoda R.
Dates Creation: 02/06/1990
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 82.13
Accession Number AV1990.75
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Historical Society Oral History Project'