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With materials dating back to 1868, the University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center hold the records of the University and surrounding region.
Collection Guides are available for materials found in the University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center. They provide short summaries of the scope, history and significance of the collections.
The University Archives manages the University Records Center, a secure and remote storage facility for the temporary storage of university records
Learn about the University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center!
The University Archives manages several collections within the Memorial Library such as the University Archives, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies, Brock/Otto Hall of Champions, ARCH and Cornerstone.
The University Archives provides services and resources to help with your research.