Contact Us

The University Archives is open Monday through Friday 8-12 and 1-4.

Appointments to University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center are recommended. Schedule an appointment now!

If you are looking for information from our collections, we highly encourage you to view our digital collections in Arch.  Arch contains a wealth of digitized photographs, yearbooks, oral histories, the complete school newspaper back to 1926, and more. Additionally, you can view our archival collection guides

Archives staff are available to answer questions through our email or scheduled phone or Zoom appointments (select online via Zoom).

The University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center is located on the 2nd floor of the Memorial Library on the north side of the Marilyn J. Lass Center for Minnesota Studies.  Watch this video to learn how to get thereArchives staff are available to help.

Phone: 507-389-1029

Physical Address:
Memorial Library 2054 
601 Maywood Avenue 
Mankato, MN 56001

Mailing Address:
University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center 
Memorial Library 3097
Minnesota State University, Mankato 
PO Box 8419 
Mankato, MN 56002-8419

Visiting us from off campus? 

Maps and directions

Parking - there are several parking spots, that you can pay for by hour, near the south entrance to the Library. We recommend trying there first.