About the MNHS Press

The Minnesota Historical Society Press is a leading publisher of the history and culture of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. The Press advances research, supports education, serves the local community, and expands the reputation of the MNHS through the publication of books and e-products, the Minnesota History journal, and the free, digital encyclopedia, MNopedia.

Our Publications


The MNHS Press publishes books under the following imprints:

  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • Borealis Books
  • MNHS Express

Minnesota History Magazine & App

A lively magazine about the history of the state and the Upper Midwest, Minnesota History and the Minnesota History App feature well-researched, engaging articles on fresh topics ranging from the early jazz scene in Minneapolis and a historic high-school basketball “dream team” to rural school consolidation and the birth of civil rights in Minnesota.


MNopedia is a free, curated, authoritative resource about Minnesota. All of our articles are prepared by historians, consulting experts, professional writers, and others who have been vetted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Contact Us

Minnesota Historical Society Press
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102
Phone: 651-259-3205
Fax: 651-297-1345

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The Minnesota Historical Society Press is a proud member of the Association of American University Presses. AAUP is an organization of nonprofit scholarly publishers whose 122 members—located in the United States, Canada, and abroad—publish high-quality books, journals, and electronic media for educated readers throughout the world.

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