Services and Reproduction Fees

General Information:

  • The Archives does not charge for reference requests about collections held at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Information about the MSU Archives and other repositories is also available for no charge.
  • The Archives provides an OPTIONAL fee-based research service for its collections.
  • Delivery via postal mail, email or a cloud service is included as appropriate.
  • Additional fees may apply.
Services Available Cost Additional Information
Audio/Film Duplication $20/item Delivered via CD or DVD.
Copies $10 service charge/order plus $.25/page Includes: photocopies or scans.
Katonian (Yearbooks) $10/yearbook Call for available years.
Mankato Free Press Obituary Requests $15/obituary Mankato Free Press Obituary Index 
Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) Scrapbook Collection Requests $15/article MHS Scrapbook Index 
Photo Reproduction Fee $10 service charge/order plus $.25/photograph Contact us about delivery options.
Research Fees $30/half hour Contact us for a quote.
Theses/Alternate Plan Paper Copies $10 service charge/order plus $.25/page This service is ONLY available to the author of the original Theses/APP. Everyone is encouraged to request Theses/APP from their local library via Interlibrary Loan (usually a free service.)
Transmittal via CD/DVD $5/CD/DVD This is only charged if a physical CD/DVD is needed to provide copies/duplications.

Payment Options

Please contact the Archives for a quote before submitting orders. Mankato Free Press Obituary Requests may be submitted directly with the appropriate form.

We accept checks, money orders, and credit cards.

Credit card payments may be submitted via our secure payment site: Archives Services and Reproduction Fees.

Checks and money orders should be made payable to: Library Archives Services. Please send checks or money orders to:

University Archives
Minnesota State University, Mankato
P.O. Box 8419
Mankato, MN 56002-8419


Contact us by email: or phone 507-389-1029