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Immigration History Research Center

Immigration History Research Center's home page.

Visiting the IHRC & Archives

Elmer L. Andersen Library

Street & Mailing Address

Immigration History Research Center & Archives
Elmer L. Andersen Library
222—21st Ave. S., Suite 311
Minneapolis, MN 55455


  • Reading Room: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays (open until 7 p.m. Wed. & Thu. except during semester breaks)
  • Consultation with collection staff: by appointment only; call or send an email request
  • Office hours: 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed University holidays

Contact us

IHRC IHRC Archives



Access is via plaza level on south side, plaza level of northwest side, street level on north side, or elevator from Willey Hall ground floor to Andersen first floor elevator. For detailed building information.

Visitor access to materials in the University of Minnesota Libraries

Physical materials may be accessed within library buildings. For online resources such as licensed indexes and databases, read the access procedures at

Map, transportation from airport, driving instructions, parking




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