Bruce Benidt was born in Minneapolis in 1950. He graduated from New College in Sarasota, Florida with a bachelor's degree and from the University of Minnesota with a master's degree in journalism. He wrote
Library Book: Centennial History of the Minneapolis Public Library, as well as a self-published novel
Cross over the River: Lives of Stonewall Jackson. He has been a reporter for the
Minneapolis Star and, after the merger, the
Star Tribune, as well as a communications consultant and regular contributor to
Star Tribune articles.
Three boxes. Collection covers 1982-1984. The collection consists of manuscripts and memorabilia on
Box 1: Box 1 contains notes and correspondence from 1982-1984, in folders, notebooks, and loose papers. There are 3 notebooks, 23 folders (see box list below), 1 item, 1 set of notecards, and 2 cassette tapes.
Item: Mock-up of The Library Book cover design; Notecards: References and footnotes; Cassette Tape 1: Minneapolis Public Library retirees I, 1982, Cassette Tape 2: Minneapolis Public Library retirees II, 1982
Box 2: Box 2 contains an unedited draft of Benidt's
Library Book in five folders.
Box 3: Box 3 contains a copy ready manuscript of
Benidt, Bruce Weir.
Library Book: Centennial History of the Minneapolis Public Library. Reference
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