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Minnesota History Center
345 Kellogg Blvd. West
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102-1906
Phone: 651-259-3300

Email: reference@mnhs.org

General Information
Find out about library hours, directions and upcoming events.

Research Services
To help researchers, the staff answer questions through e-mail and standard mail delivery. Responses are sent by e-mail or letter and charges apply. Research requests include:

Other Library Services
In addition to research services, the library offers a number of other patron services including:

  • In-House Reference Assistance
  • Telephone Reference Service
  • Inter-Library Loan
  • Contract Researchers

When You Visit
Before visiting, it may be helpful to familiarize yourself with the Library's procedures and layout.

  • Registration Desk
    All researchers are asked to register on their first visit. For security purposes, personal belongings are checked in individual lockers. Researchers may bring only pencils, paper and laptop computers into the reference rooms. Ink is not allowed.
  • Ronald M. Hubbs Room
    All microform materials, including newspapers, censuses, naturalization records, and Sanborn insurance maps are stored and used in the Hubbs Room, along with self-service microform readers and reader-printers.
  • Weyerhaeuser Reference Room
    The Weyerhaeuser Room is the access point for all non-microform items in the Society's collections. Also available here are the main Library information desk, and Copy Services.

Online Resources Available in the Library

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