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Minnesota"s State Capitol

the art and politics of a public building

by Neil B. Thompson

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Published by Minnesota Historical Society in St. Paul .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934,
  • St. Paul

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Neil B. Thompson.
    SeriesMinnesota historic sites pamphlet series,, no. 9, Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society, Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA4413.S24 T45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5044413M
    ISBN 100873510852
    LC Control Number74004326

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