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Archives & Special Collections

Five houses up an Avenue on upper hillside in Duluth, Minnesota, around 1895. More of the hillside is visible in the background

Archives and Special Collections collects, maintains, 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.

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Archives Open Hours

Drop-in Hours:

Monday - Friday 1:30-4:30 pm
The Archives may be closed unexpectedly during drop-in hours due to staffing limitations.

Other hours available by appointment:

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Selected Saturdays 8:30 - 4:30: Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 17, Dec. 8

It is highly recommended that you make an appointment for all visits to the Archives, including those during drop-in hours so that we can prepare for your visit. To make an appointment, contact us at: or 218-726-8526. Thank you.

The Archives will be closed on the following days:

11/22/18  - 11/23/18
12/22/18 - 1/1/2019


Archives & Special Collections
Kathryn A. Martin Library
Library Annex 202 (see map)

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