Archives and Special Collections are open by appointment only, limited to UMN affiliates. Appointments must be made one week in advance of your visit. Contact for assistance or the curator of the collecting area you wish to use. We continue to provide scans of requested research materials when possible, especially for our non-campus clientele.


Web sites and pages within the Manuscripts Division have moved. Please change your bookmarks for the following collections:

Northwest Architectural Archives -

Performing Arts Archive -

Literary Manuscripts -

We are sorry for any inconvenience.