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Doing Research

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Statement on what we provide / can't provide in terms of research

Other sources for doing research on the history of MCAD and associated faculty and alumni (a sub page of Doing Research?)

Archives and Libraries:

Hennepin County Library's James K. Hosmer Special Collections
Minneapolis Central Library 4th floor
300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55401
612-543-8200

Hennepin History Museum Library
2303 Third Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404 
612-870-1329

Minnesota Historical Society Library
345 W Kellogg, St. Paul, MN 55102 
651-259-3000

Art Research & Reference Library
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
2400 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
(612) 870-3117

Children's Literature Research Collections
Andersen Library
University of Minnesota
222 21st Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
612-624-4576

Online Sources:

Chronicling America 
Historic newspapers available online through the Library of Congress, include these local papers: Daily Globe (St. Paul, Minn 1878-1884), The Minneapolis Journal (1888-1939), The Saint Paul Globe (1896-1905), St. Paul Daily Globe (1884-1896)

Hennepin County Library's James K. Hosmer Special Collections has many useful links for online information and is open to the public.

Minneapolis City Directory Collection 1859-1917 online through Hennepin County Library

Minneapolis High School Yearbook Collection Online

Minneapolis Photo Collection

Minneapolis newspapers are available through Hennepin County Library's website (if you have a library card). They have indexed online access to the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908), Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922), and Star Tribune (1986-present)

Minnesota Historical Society's website has online access to Minnesota Birth Certificates Index

Minnesota Death Certificates Index

People Finder: searches birth and death records, state census, veterans' grave registrations, the Minnesota Historical Society's online finding aids, etc.

Minnesota Historical Society's Collections Online search

Minnesota Digital Library - Minnesota Reflections