The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.
Exhibit opening for "Juhla: Celebrating 150 years of Finnish immigration to Minnesota." The exhibit will feature items from the rich Finnish American holdings of the IHRC Archives. The opening reception also closes the symposium "From Emigration to Immigration: Historical and Contemporary Finland," which will be held on Thursday, October 30, 2014.
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Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.
Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRCA's collections using the UMedia Archive.
IHRCA's books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.
IHRCA Curator Ellen Engseth introduced a group of future archivists to the work of colleagues at several archival repositories in Scotland as part of a study abroad course. Read more about it on the blog of the International Archival Affairs Round Table (Society of American Archivists).(Continue Reading)September 23rd, 2014