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Viola Carlberg McConnell Collection M/A 1994.33.01

Viola Carlberg McConnell Collection M/A 1994.33.01

Creator:McConnell, Viola Carlberg, 1903-1996
Title: Viola Carlberg McConnell Collection
Dates:1940s-1990s, chiefly 1970s-1990s
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


Viola Carlberg McConnell was born in Albia, Iowa in 1903. She later moved to Minneapolis where she attended West High School and the University of Minnesota. In 1927 she married Harold Graham McConnell who later served as the vice president of the Minneapolis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank.

McConnell worked as a journalist and writer for a number of local publications including the Minneapolis Journal. As a Diocesan correspondent she had very close ties to the Minneapolis religious community and worked with a number of religious and faith-based organizations such as the Religious Public Relations Council and the YMCA. She was also an active member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Minneapolis.

McConnell died January 27, 1996 in Minneapolis.

Collection Description

The collection consists of one box containing miscellaneous materials such as programs, notices, newsletters and photographs largely pertaining to to McConnell's work with the Religious Public Relations Council, the Episcopal Church and St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Minneapolis.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Episcopal Church. Minnesota. Minneapolis.


Episcopal Preaching (Episcopal Church) -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Biographical -- Box 1, Folder 1
Harold Graham McConnell -- Box 1, Folder 2
Correspondence 1966-1990 -- Box 1, Folder 3
Church Communicators Conference 1970 -- Box 1, Folder 4
Episcopal Church Women of MN 1979-1990 -- Box 1, Folder 5
Epic 70 -- Box 1, Folder 6
Executive Council of the Episcopal Church (Division of Radio and Television) 1970 -- Box 1, Folder 7
Girls Friendly Society - History -- Box 1, Folder 8
Minneapolis Council of Bnai Brith Women and Minneapolis Council of Church Women -- Box 1, Folder 9
Miscellaneous -- Box 1, Folder 10
One Reach One -- Box 1, Folder 11
Religious Periodicals -- Box 1, Folder 12
Religious Public Relations Council, Inc., Twin City Chapter -- Box 1, Folder 13
St. Paul's Episopal Church -- Box 1, Folder 14
United Church Women of Minnesota -- Box 1, Folder 15
United Thank Offering -- Box 1, Folder 16
Photographs -- Box 1, Folder 17
Photographs (2) -- Box 1, Folder 18

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