Gale Family Library

345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102



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Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wed-Sat: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed
Monday: Closed
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Off-Site Collections

69 Chicago Avenue Transfer moving vanThe Following Collections are no longer housed at the history center:


State Archives Collection:

  • Naturalization Records that have been microfilmed, dated 1850-1950s. ca. 200 medium oversize boxes. Naturalization Records remain available at the library on microfilm.
  • Supreme Court Case Files, dated 1850-1991. ca. 3,123 boxes.
  • Hennepin County District Court Civil Case Files, dated 1858-ca. 1934. ca. 2,047 boxes.

Manuscripts Collection:

  • MHS Archives, dated 1849-2000s. ca. 1,150 boxes
  • Maurice Stans Papers, dated 1882-1990. ca. 199 boxes
  • Soo Line Records, dated 1885-1954. ca. 275 boxes.

All of these materials can be retrieved upon request. Records will be transferred from off-site storage every Monday. For information on how to place a retrieval request contact the Library by phone during our open hours (651-259-3300) or email.