Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts is located in the Elmer L. Andersen Library on the west bank of the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus.
Suites 111 and 213 Andersen Library
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Driving directions to Elmer L. Andersen Library
The Archives and Special Collections Reading Room remains open until 7pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Please contact us in advance if you would like materials available for your use at these times.
We are closed on certain University holidays.
We encourage you to contact us in advance of your visit so that we can have your research materials ready when you arrive, especially if you plan to come on a Wednesday or Thursday evening.