The Brown County Historical Society’s research library is the third largest research center in the state of Minnesota. We concern our efforts in preserving history that pertain exclusively to Brown County. Our records and files include:
Early Probate Records
Brown County Newspapers:
Research Library Charges:
Visiting the Research Library in Person:
$7.00 admission charge which includes admission into the museum exhibits. (Visits to the Research Library are free with membership.)
Requests for Research: $20.00 fee for answering research letters with a limit of 1 hour of research per letter.
Copies – 25 cents per page // Photos quality printed – $4.00 per page
We have changed and updated the way we use our online research database. It will be growing and evolving over time. You can start your online search HERE.
If you are traveling from out of town, perhaps consider calling 507.233.2616 just to be sure that someone is in the library to assist you. You can also check out our online research database HERE.
If you have any questions about the research library information, please contact our Research Librarian, Darla, at: email@example.com
Depredation Claims Resulting From the U. S. – Dakota War of 1862
A portion of the research and compilation of these Depredation Claims was made possible by a Legacy grant.
U.S. – Dakota War of 1862 bibliography,
selected and organized by Dr. John Isch, Professor Emeritus, for the BCHS. This is a great resource to utilize to help find more books and articles regarding the war, to help elevate and educate. It can be downloaded HERE