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Archives and Special Collections is home to the University of Minnesota’s collections of rare books, personal papers and organizational archives. Materials, often called primary sources, include letters, diaries, organizational and business records, drafts of literary works, drawings, artifacts, maps, posters, old or rare books, photographs, architectural plans, audio visual recordings, and electronic records, to name just a few.
Archives and Special Collections is housed in the Elmer L. Andersen Library on the west bank of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
The University of Minnesota has been shaped by the contributions and vision of hundreds of thousands of women who have attended, worked, or taught at the University. Find out why the University’s history is women’s history.Find out more »
This presentation delves into the creative process, collaboration, arguments, and insults of a pair of prolific picture book writers from the mid-20th century.Find out more »
Join us in an exploration of the leadership and community service of the International Institute of Minnesota, on the occasion of their centennial, with guest speaker and researcher Krista Hanson. Presented by the Immigration History Research Center Archives.Find out more »