TEIGAN, Henry George, 1881-1941


Guide to Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division
Washington, DC
Microfilm: In the National Nonpartisan League, 1910-1928, 22 reels.
The records contain correspondence of Henry G. Teigan, general secretary of the league.


Minnesota Historical Society
St. Paul, MN
Papers: ca. 1916-1941, 51 boxes and 4 microfilm reels. .
The papers of Henry George Teigan contain correspondence and other material he collected dealing with political matters, election returns from Minnesota and neighboring states, and clippings and other data on politicians. There is extensive information on House and Senate bills, resolutions, acts, and amendments considered by the Minnesota legislature; on its Senate investigating committees; and on railroad matters, taxation, political speeches, education in Minnesota, relief measures for the unemployed, and petitions. Correspondence (1916-1923) relating to the National Nonpartisan League and Henry Teigan’s participation in the Minnesota league affairs, and a file (1917-1922) on the Northwestern Service Bureau were microfilmed with the National Nonpartisan League papers as M183 (Henry G. Teigan Supplement). An inventory is available in the repository. An expanded description of M183 (the Teigan papers microfilmed as a supplement to the National Nonpartisan League papers) is included with the published inventory to the microfilm copy of the National onpartisan League papers, M182.

Microfilm: In the Elmer E. Adams and family papers, 1861-1979, 84 reels.
Other authors include Henry G. Teigan.

Papers: In the Farmer-Labor Association of Minnesota Association Records, 1918-1948, 4.5 cubic feet.
Other authors include Henry George Teigan. An inventory is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Magnus Johnson Papers, 1923-1941, 4.25 cubic feet.
Other authors include Henry George Teigan. An inventory is available in the repository.

Papers: In the Rollo Lester Mudge Papers, 1917-1972, 0.25 cubic foot.
Other authors include Henry George Teigan.

Microfilm: In the National Nonpartisan League Papers, 1915-1927, 18 microfilm reels.
The bulk of the collection consists of the files of Henry G. Teigan, the league’s secretary from 1916 to 1923. These files provide information about the League’s origin, growth, and decline; educational, organizational, and reform programs; relations with members; and publications. There is also data concerning opposition attacks, particularly in Minnesota during World War I; third-party politics, including the creation of the Farmer-Labor Party of Minnesota; and the work of various reform groups in the Progressive era. The Henry G. Teigan Papers Supplement (M183) also contains correspondence regarding the National Nonpartisan League, the ties of its leaders with socialism, and the League’s affairs at the state level in Minnesota; and a file on the Northwestern Service Bureau. The original papers are not accessible to researchers, only the microfilm copies.

Papers: In the In the Hjalmar Petersen Papers, 1907-1968, 14.5 cubic feet.
Correspondents include Henry G. Teigan.

Papers: In the Susie Stageberg Papers, 1881-1961, 1.25 cubic feet.
The papers contain newsletters issued by Minnesota Congressman Henry G. Teigan (1937). An inventory is available in the repository.


State Historical Society of North Dakota
Bismarck, ND
Microfilm: In the National Nonpartisan League Records, 1910-1928, 4 items and 18 microfilm reels.
The bulk of the collection consists of the files of Henry G. Teigan, the league’s secretary from 1916 to 1923. These files provide information about the League’s origin, growth, and decline; educational, organizational, and reform programs; relations with members; and publications. There is also data concerning opposition attacks, particularly in Minnesota during World War I; third-party politics, including the creation of the Farmer-Labor Party of Minnesota; and the work of various reform groups in the Progressive era. The Henry G. Teigan Papers Supplement (M183) also contains correspondence regarding the National Nonpartisan League, the ties of its leaders with socialism, and the League’s affairs at the state level in Minnesota; and a file on the Northwestern Service Bureau. The original papers are at the Minnesota Historical Society.