Paul Van Vlissingen Papers (S2784)


Biographical Sketch

There is no biographical information in this collection on Paul Van Vlissingen In the diary, dated 1883, there is a daily account of his days work, farm products sold, and farm products purchased. He farmed for a living near Hitterdal, Minnesota and because his papers included two trotting race ledgers, he must have been involved with the race track. 

Collection Description

This collection consists of one personal diary dated 1883, four deeds for land purchased from the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, and two trotting horse-race ledgers dated 1890.


Box 1

  • Deeds for Land Purchased from the Northern Pacific Railroad Company 1876-77, 1901-02
  • Volume 1 Diary. 1883
  • Volumes 2-3 Trotting Race Ledger. 1890