The Gale Family Library provides resources and tools for distance and on-site research.
Search for photographs, three dimensional and archaeological objects, artwork, oral histories, moving images, maps, and more. A single search can display items across many of our collections.
Collection guides that describe a collection of archival records, personal papers, government records, and sound and visual materials to locate material for your research. The guide may be a brief summary or a detailed description and inventory with links to digital content. More finding aids are available in the library.
Geographically and culturally diverse Minnesota newspapers published between 1856 and today. Due to copyright law, most newspapers published after 1922 can be accessed only from the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota History Center.