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Regional and County Histories

History of the Upper Mississippi Valley
by N.H. Winchell, Edward D. Neill, J. Fletcher Williams, Charles S. Bryant; Minneapolis: Minnesota Historical Company, 1881, pages 536-636.

History of the Upper Mississippi Valley: Index of Names, 1972.

History of Morrison and Todd counties, Minnesota, their people, industries and institutions
by Clara K. Fuller; with biographical sketches of representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families, 1915, two volumes, Indianapolis, Ind., B. F. Bowen & company, inc.

The Land Called Morrison; a history of Morrison County with brief sketches of Benton, Crow Wing and Todd Counties
by Harold L. Fisher; 1972, Volkmuth Printing Company, St. Cloud, MN, 216 p.

The History of Morrison County
by Nathan Richardson, 1876, articles in Little Falls Transcript.

Voices of Yesterday: with Memories of Morrison County, Minnesota and the USA
by Charles Martin, c1977, Little Falls, Minn.: Morrison County Historical Society, 85 p.

Inventory of the County Archives of Minnesota: Morrison County, no. 49
prepared by the Minnesota Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects; Work Projects Administration. St. Paul, Minn.: The Project, 1940. 323 p.

Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance
by Warren Upham, Minnesota Historical Society, 1969. 788 p.

Community Histories

History of a River Town, Little Falls
Glen Kraywinkle; 1972, Little Falls, Minn: Layout and printing by Transcript Pub. Co.

Nichols' Headlight, Souvenir of Little Falls and Morrison County, Minnesota
Chicago, C.S. Nichols, 1899.

Rambling Through Agram, Reminiscence of a Township
by Maurice Faust; 103 pages.

In the Glow of Pierz
by Maurice Faust; 1995, 115 pages.

Remember No Electricity!
by Maurice Faust; 1998, 209 pages.

Pioneer life as I saw it
Pierz? Minn., 1947. (subject: Buckman, Minnesota)

I Remember When
The Memoirs of Toney Wenzel, A Morrison County Farmer, Oct. 1989.

Memories, Memories, Memories
by Gertrude C. Nohner Feucht, Pierz, MN age 82; typewritten in 1983, 2 parts (64 pp and 43 pp).

Settlement of Pierz Township, Morrison County, 1870-1880
by Bertha Buelow; 1936?

Historical sketches of Royalton and Vicinity
by Frank B. Logan; 1930, Royalton, Minn.: Banner Print, 75 p.

Royalton, Minnesota: 100 years as a post office
by Harold L. Fischer. Royalton, Minn., 1954. 16 p.

Centennial Supplement
Little Falls Daily Transcript, Little Falls, Minnesota, Pub. Little Falls, 1948. 90 p.

The Right Side of the River, Motley, Minnesota: a historic chronicle
by Ella Hoover Topp. Staples, MN: Produced by Nordell Graphic Communications, Inc., [1987?]. 159 p.

Swanville Recipes and Remembrances, 1893-1993: Swanville, Minnesota, 1893 centennial
1993. [Swanville, Minn. : Swanville Print., 1993]. 461 p.

Pioneer life as I saw it
by Anton Janson.[Pierz? Minn., 1947] [44] p. 23 cm. (Buckman)

History of Fort Ripley, 1849-1859
Based on the diary of Rev. Solon W. Manney, D.D., chaplain of this post from 1851 to 1859. George C. Tanner. 1905. p. [179]-202.

The Muster Roll: a biography of Fort Ripley, Minnesota
by Robert Orr Baker. [St. Paul, H. M. Smyth Co., 19--] 206 p.

Church Histories

Mission Records, 1852-1910, Fathers Pierz, Buh, and Tomazin
St. Cloud, Minn.: Diocese of St. Cloud Archives, 1995. (Belle Prairie, Minn.)

St. John Nepomuk Church 1900-1950, History of the Lastrup Parish
(1950) 43 pp.

The First Cross; Belle Prairie, Diocese of St. Cloud, Minnesota
Stella Houle LeBlanc; 1970, 56 p. Includes bibliographical references.

Pierzana, 1865-1965: the religious and secular history of the community at Pierz, Minnesota
by Robert J. Voigt; 1965, St. Cloud, Minnesota: Mills Creative Printing, 197 p.

Fiftieth anniversary, Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church in Upsala, Minnesota, 1888-1938
1938, Upsala, Minn.: Upsala News-Tribune. 36 p.

History of the Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Little Falls, Minnesota, and Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Darling, Minnesota
by Emeroy Johnson; 1942, Minnesota. 48 p.

Silver jubilee of the consecration of the Church of Our Saviour, Little Falls, Minnesota
November 10-17, 1935.

St. Mary's Church, Little Falls, Minnesota: Dedicated June 12, 1957
1957, Little Falls, Minn.: Doxsee Printing.

Upsala Community Covenant Church: A Swedish Pioneer Church, 1888-1988
by Ralph T. Holman; 1987, Austin, MN. 143 p.

Fiftieth anniversary of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church of Buckman Township, Morrison Co., Minnesota
June 14, 1936. 9 p.

A History of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Swanville, Minn.: to commemorate 50 years of God's unmerited grace
by Paul Walther. Minnesota, 1940? 16 p.

Fifty years of faithful service, 1897-1947, Church of St. James, Randall, Minnesota
[Minnesota : s.n., 1947?]. 43 p.

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