Michael Polovitz Papers, 1988-2001
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Brief Description:

The Michael Polovitz Papers, 1988-2003, consist of four scrapbooks prepared by his wife Barb. Contents are mostly articles from the Grand Forks Herald, as well as some from the North Dakota League of Cities Bulletin, The Washington Post, Business America, The New York Times, and Money. These scrapbooks also include programs from events he attended as mayor, thank you notes, pictures, correspondence, and documents pertaining to city projects. Also included is Polovitz’s book, The Mayor’s Alley. This book was written in 1997 and chronicles his accomplishments and setbacks while in office.

A fifth scrapbook pertains to his tenure as a State Senator. It contains articles from the Grand Forks Herald and the Bismarck Tribune regarding Polovitz’s proposed tax break for citizens under thirty years of age. It also has many images of Polovitz and assorted thank you notes.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1481
Created by: Polovitz, Michael (1926-2013)
Volume: 1.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 11/22/2004.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Politics and Government - Democratic/Nonpartisan League (Dem/NPL)
University of North Dakota - Faculty
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Michael Polovitz, Grand Forks, North Dakota  Donation; 2004- 2721
PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Michael Polovitz Papers. OGLMC 1481, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in December 2013.