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Immigration History Research Center

Immigration History Research Center's home page.

How to Order

  1. Print order form (PDF). Enter the title, quantity, and price of the item(s) you wish to order. Total your merchandise.
  2. Members of the Friends of the IHRC usually receive a 10% discount. Orders of 10 or more copies of the same publication usually receive a discount. Dealers: contact the IHRC for terms.
  3. Handling charge: Add $3.00 handling charge per order (not per item) unless another charge is listed. (If order consists of only one item with a price $3.00 or under, handling charge is reduced to $1.50.)
  4. Postage charges are based on U.S. domestic surface media rates. International postage rates are variable. Please contact the IHRC for information if your order is to be sent outside the United States or if you prefer special handling of U.S. shipping.
    Media Mail rates for shipping
    Up to 2 pounds; in bubble envelope $3.00
    2-3 pounds; in bubble envelope $3.50
    3-4 pounds; in bubble envelope $4.00
    4-5 pounds; in box $4.50
  5. Subtotal the order
  6. IHRC collects and reports Minnesota state and local sales taxes annually. If order is to a Minnesota address please enclose the proper tax based on amount of the subtotal of the order (#5).
  7. If you need assistance in determining the correct amount to include, please refer to the Sale Tax Rate Calculator from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

    For Example; the tax on sales in Minneapolis would be @ 7.775% - state (6.875%) + Metro Transit (0.25%) + Hennepin County (0.15%) + Minneapolis (0.5%).

    The Transit Improvement Sales and Use Tax was enacted on July 1st 2008.

  8. Total the order and enclose payment. Checks and money orders must be in U.S. currency and payable to University of Minnesota. Please do not send cash through the mail.

Libraries and institutions may be billed. Orders must include an authorized signature or purchase order.

You will be informed of any delay beyond 30 days after receipt of your order.

Prices are in effect at this time; however, they are subject to change without notice.


Thank you for your order!


Mailing List

If you wish to be added to the IHRC's electronic news mailing list, please indicate on the order form, including any ethnic group interest and your e-mail address.

If you are not ordering at this time but would like to be on the mailing list, e-mail this information.