From the Archivist
Occasional posts related to University history
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Minnesota Landscapes: Documenting Environmental History through Archival Sources is a year-long project to examine and describe archival collections related to Minnesota’s environmental history and climate.
On September 17, 2019, award-winning broadcaster, journalist, and author Cokie Roberts passed away at the age of 75. In her memory, on this episode, we’ll share a recording of the speech that Roberts gave at the University of Minnesota Law School Commencement Exercises, held on Saturday, May 9, 1992 at Northrop Auditorium.
Throughout the spring of 1970, tensions were high among students and the campus community at the University of Minnesota in regards to the United States' military efforts, which ignited student strikes across the nation, including the University of Minnesota. Now fifty years later, we look back on the history of the student strike and the impact it had on campus.
Latest News from the Libraries
Gopherbaloo was back in person for 2023, after a couple of years being virtual-only due to the COVID pandemic. A special, one-day collaboration between the Minnesota History Society and the University of Minnesota Libraries, Gopherbaloo brings to families of History Day contenders a Mooster History mascot, opportunities to win prizes, and plenty of expertise to make their projects the best they can be.
The Immigration History Research Center Archives (IHRCA) at the University Libraries announces its 2023 Grant-in-Aid awardees and the Immigration History Research Center’s Michael G....