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Research Help and Accessing Collections

If you have questions about our collections, including requests for access or research assistance, please contact the reference staff at the Gale Family Library. They can assist with research questions, help locate and access materials and more. You can reach reference staff by phone or email using the contact information on their website.

Government Records Management and Transfers

If you have questions about government records management, retention schedules, transferring records from your government entity, or other questions about government records, you can contact the State Archives directly at:

Email: statearchives@mnhs.org
Telephone: 651-259-3260
Fax: 651-296-9961

Other Topics

To contact the Minnesota Historical Society on any other topic including membership, tickets, job openings, and more please visit mnhs.org/contact.

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Staff List

Shawn Rounds
State Archivist and Director of Library & Archives
651-259-3265
Contact for: administration

Sarah Barsness
Digital Collections Archivist
651-259-3262
Contact for: digital records, digital archiving and preservation

Charles Rodgers
Government Records Specialist
651-259-3266
Contact for: transfers and acquisitions, state and local government records, retention schedules

Perry Schussler
Government Records Archivist
651-259-3259
Contact for: transfers and acquisitions, state and local government records, retention schedules



Updated June 16, 2022



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