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Covers all aspects of the city’s history and includes books, photographs, high school yearbooks, archival and manuscript collections, periodicals, maps, and thousands of files of newspaper clippings.
Minneapolis Historic Photo Collection
Search for historic images of the city.
Researching the History of Homes, Buildings and Neighborhoods in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Yearbook List
Index of yearbooks available for public and private city schools.
Minneapolis History
Frequently Asked Questions
A History of Minneapolis
Histories of Park Properties
Manuscripts and Archives
Clubs and Organizations Annotated Index
Personal Archives Annotated Index
Trade Catalogs
Historic Newspapers (requires a registered library card)
Minneapolis Tribune (index to articles 1867-1908)
Minneapolis Morning Tribune (articles 1909-1922)
Star Tribune (1986 - present)
Historic Minneapolis Maps, 1848-1967
Historic Platbooks
1885 - 1898 - 1914
Oral History Interviews
Historic Minneapolis Theater Programs
Historic Annual Reports of Local Social Service Organizations
Read about the daily life of Ezra Fitch Pabody, who grew up in late nineteenth-century Minneapolis
Seth Eastman Sketchbook
Pencil sketches and watercolors completed during the years 1838 to 1848.
Historic Postcard Collection
Index of historic postcards depicting scenes from around the City of Minneapolis.
1912 Minneapolis business photos, volume 1
1912 Minneapolis business photos, volume 2
Nineteenth-Century Minneapolis Hotel Menus
Hotel Nicollet - Hotel Lafayette - West Hotel
"The Heart of Minneapolis"
Photographs of downtown Minneapolis street corners in 1912

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