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Naturalization & Immigration Records

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Overview

The Minnesota Historical Society Library holds naturalization records for all 87 counties and the Minnesota Supreme Court.  These records are on microfilm and organized by county.  To find the records of a specific person, follow the steps listed in this research guide:

  1. Learn about the naturalization records that you might find
  2. Search Indexes to find where records are located 
  3. Access the records on microfilm
  4. Common Problems: Suggestions for when your search is difficult
  5. Other Minnesota records related to immigration and citizenship
  6. More: Find materials held by other institutions

 

Immigrants taking oath of citizenship, 1925.

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Guide Author

Jenny McElroy,
Reference Associate

Minnesota Historical Society Library • 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102-1906 • 651-259-3300