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Title: Hanson Mechanical Trade School (Fargo, N.D.)
 
Dates: 1932-1973

Collection Number: MSS 11291

Quantity: 9 feet

Abstract: Consists of transcript records of students at the Hanson Mechanical Trade School (Fargo, N.D.). The transcripts document student names and courses offered by the school, as well as grades, student information and several student photographs. The transcripts are 4x6 cards which are housed in filing boxes within the archival boxes.

NOTE: several of the transcripts contain social security numbers. This information, as well as student grades, is restricted.

Provenance: The collection was transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota from the North Dakota Career and Technical Education Agency via North Dakota State University. The transfer occurred on May 4, 2016.

Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to the collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to materials in this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code and an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.  Permission to use any radio or television broadcast portions of the collection must be sought from the creator.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

Related Collections:
2003-P-014 Hanson Mechanical Trade School Students

Historical Sketch

The Hanson Mechanical Trade School was founded in 1918 at Fargo, N.D. by August Hanson of Fargo. The facilities burned in 1947 and were rebuilt. The school closed 1976. Instructional emphasis was on automotive repair training. The earlier name was Hanson Automobile, Tractor and Electrical School.

BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Student transcripts: 1932-1933, 1933-1934, 1934-1935, 1935-1936, 1936-1937 (A-M)      
2 Student transcripts: 1936-1937 (N-Z), 1937-1938, 1938-1939, 1939-1940               
3 Student transcripts: 1940-1941, 1941-1942, 1942-1943, 1943-1944
4 Student transcripts: 1944-1945, 1945-1946

Box 2:
1 Student transcripts: 1946-1947, 1947-1948 (A-G)
2  Student transcripts: 1947-1948 (H-Z), 1948-1949 (A-M)
3  Student transcripts: 1948-1949 (N-Z), 1949-1950 (A-R)
4  Student transcripts: 1949-1950 (S-Z), 1950-1951

Box 3:
1 Student transcripts: 1951-1952, 1952-1953 (A-J)
2  Student transcripts: 1952-1953 (K-Z), 1953-1954 (A-R)
3  Student transcripts: 1953-1954 (S-Z), 1954-1955
4  Student transcripts: 1955-1956

Box 4:
1 Student transcripts: 1956-1957
2 Student transcripts: 1957-1958
3 Student transcripts: 1958-1959 (A-R)
4 Student transcripts: 1958-1959 (S-Z), 1959-1960 (A-R)

Box 5:
1 Student transcripts: 1959-1960 (S-Z), 1960-1961 (A-S)
2 Student transcripts: 1960-1961 (T-Z), 1961-1962 (A-S)
3 Student transcripts: 1961-1962 (T-Z), 1962-1963 (A-R)
4 Student transcripts: 1962-1963 (S-Z), 1963-1964 (A-J)

Box 6:
1 Student transcripts: 1963-1964 (K-Z)
2 Student transcripts: 1964-1965 (A-J)
3 Student transcripts: 1964-1965 (K-Z)
4 Student transcripts: 1965-1966 (A-M)

Box 7:
1 Student transcripts: 1965-1966 (N-Z), 1966-1967 (A-G)
2 Student transcripts: 1966-1967 (H-Z)
3 Student transcripts: 1967-1968
4 Student transcripts: 1968-1969

Box 8:
1 Student transcripts: 1969-1970
2 Student transcripts: 1970-1971
3 Student transcripts: 1971-1972
4 Student transcripts: 1972-1973

Box 9:
1 Student transcripts: 1973-1974
2 Student transcripts: 1974-1975
3 Student transcripts: 1975 index
4Binder of student completions and attendance records, 1974-1976

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