Minnesota Research – Website Links

Below are some websites that may help you with the Minnesota side of your genealogy search.

Atlases and Plat Books
Minnesota Historical Society

Digital Public Library of America
Family Research Guide

Minnesota Newspaper Directory
List of current MN online newspapers

Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub
Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota Historical Societies
A listing of societies by County (MNHS)

Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) Extensive listing of records, photos, maps across the state

Chronicling America
Lists historic online newspapers by State

Hoffman Research Library
Minnesota Genealogy Center

Minnesota Cemetery Project
A Minnesota Genealogy Project

Historic Photography Collection
Minnesota Historical Society

Elmer L. Anderson Library
U of M Archives and Special Collections

John R. Borchert Map Library
U of M Digitized Plat Maps and Atlases

Immigration History Research Center
University of Minnesota

FamilySearch Guide to Minnesota Genealogy
A good place to start if you are just beginning your search in Minnesota

US Census Information Year-by-Year
Summary of genealogy information in the different census years

Has a listing of Minnesota State Hospitals, County Asylums and TB Sanitariums

National Archives at Chicago
Includes many federal records from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio

MN Reflections – Digital Library
A database of digitized original materials shared by cultural heritage organizations located across our state

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness
(Minnesota section)

Iron Range Research Center

Online Minnesota Death Records and Indexes A variety of links – some by MN County

MN Official Marriage System (MOMS)
List of Minnesota marriage records

US Counties with Records Loss
There are 9 Minnesota Counties with records loss- scroll down within the link to MN

New York Public Library Digital Collections
Has a wealth of information – articles, photos, databases, etc