Research and Services

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato is available by appointment only. 

If you are looking for information from our collections, we highly encourage you to view our digital collections in ARCH = https://arch.lib.mnsu.edu/.  ARCH contains a wealth of digitized photographs, yearbooks, oral histories, the complete school newspaper, the Reporter back to 1926, and more.  Additionally, you can view our archival collection guides at https://archivesspace.lib.mnsu.edu/public and in ARCH.  Archives staff are available to answer questions through our archives@mnsu.edu email or scheduled appointments.  Thank you. 

If you would like to schedule an appointment with us to view the collections or to set up a research consultation via Zoom or phone, please use this form.

The University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center have a number of resources available to help with your research. 

Research Resources

Services