Hours by Appointment
All are welcome to use the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Archives and Special Collections. Contact us at [email protected] or 218-726-8526 to ask questions and set up an appointment. Appointments are scheduled Monday – Friday 9:00am - 3:00 pm. Please let us know if you are a current UMD student, staff, or faculty member who needs archival materials for a class or work related project as we will prioritize those requests.
Due to COVID related closures for much of 2020 and 2021, you might not be able to get an appointment right away. We are working through a backlog of requests. Thank you for your patience. For more information, see Using our Collections.
What We Do
The Archives and Special Collections department collects, preserves, and provides access to materials that document the history of University of Minnesota Duluth and Northeastern Minnesota. The collections include the Northeastern Minnesota Historical Collections which are on permanent loan from the St. Louis County Historical Society.
Please contribute to the Northeastern Minnesota COVID-19 Community Archive Project.
This fund supports the growth, care and stewardship of the archives and special collections in the UMD Kathryn A. Martin Library.
2020 brought many changes for businesses, organizations, and individuals. The Kathryn A.
It is our goal to help you locate the resources and services you need to be successful.
Library staff recognized for work on Northeastern Minnesota COVID-19 Community Archives Project.