Our permanent collections are operated by the Hennepin Health Foundation.

The collections are located in the lower level of the HCMC Blue Building – 915 S 8th St, Minneapolis, MN. MAP

Both collections are open:
Tuesdays and Thursdays
10am - 2pm and by appointment

The MMC Collection:
Is located in BL.227.

The HCMC Collection:
Is located in BL.226.

Email | 612.873.6090

Educational History

Class of 1915
Class of 1915, Swedish School of Nursing

There were many types of education programs at the hospitals in Minneapolis. Many of the programs crossed the different hospitals and worked together, since hospitals had different specialties. Nursing schools were often unique to the specific hospital. Listed below are a few of the programs. Please inquire with the History Center if you would like more information or have more detailed information on programs.

Schools for Healthcare Providers

St. Barnabas School of Nursing

Swedish School of Nursing


Capping 1966 Nurses Class Anatomy Class
Capping Ceremony 1966 Nursing Class, Harrington Hall, Minneapolis General Hospital School of Nursing Anatomy Class, Minneapolis General Hospital School of Nursing, 1940
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