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Cenus Records & Directories
Detailed information on how to find and use city directories and other directories records can be found in our Directories Research Guide.
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State Census in Minnesota People Records Search
Search the index of Minnesota State and Territorial Census records from 1849, 1850, 1853, 1855, 1857, 1865, 1875, 1885, 1895 and 1905.
A genealogy website with records from all over the world. Access requires a subscription. Visit the MNHS Library to use our subscription.
Minnesota Place Names
A geographical encyclopedia of Minnesota. (Currently unavailable)
Fire Insurance Maps Online
A subscription service to find and view high-definition, color fire insurance maps, real estate atlases, plat books, and other historical maps showing building structures, building construction details, property ownership, property uses, and other useful information. Visit the MNHS Library to use our subscription.
Minnesota People Records Search
Search in birth and death records, State Census, Veterans Grave registrations, and Gold Star Rolls, as well as comments left by other users about these records.
Search the full text of digital finding aids for State Archives and manuscript collections at MNHS.
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