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

Minnesota History magazine provides history lovers with intriguing stories about Minnesota’s past in full-color, richly illustrated print and digital formats.

  • In-depth articles
  • Lively short features
  • Stunning historic photographs and artwork

  • The magazine is published four times a year as a benefit of MNHS membership and is also available by subscription.


    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 University Presses. AUP 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.