Research Library

RESEARCH

The Brown County Historical Society has one of the largest archives in the State of Minnesota.  It contains material on the history of Brown County and the surrounding area.  Larger collections include history on the Dakota War of 1862, WWI, Wanda Gag, Milling and Brewing, Turner Organizations and Sons of Hermann Lodges. The BCHS records and files include:

Birth Records
Cemetery Indexes
Cemetery Records
Church Records
Death Records
Marriage Records
Naturalization Records
Obituary Indexes
Tax Records

Family Files
Business Files
Historical Files
Plat Books
Phone Books
City Directories
Reference Books

Brown County Newspapers:
Comfrey
Hanska
New Ulm
Sleepy Eye
Springfield