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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Digital Collections

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Digital Collections

Digital Collections at Minnesota State University, Mankato consist of two repositories known as ARCH and Cornerstone. Together these repositories present the scholarly and historical record of the University and region. The following descriptions have been developed to help identify types of collections that might be located in either repository.

ARCH: University Archives Digital Collections – Preserves and provides access to historical information about Minnesota State University, Mankato and South Central Minnesota

Cornerstone: A Collection of Scholarly and Creative Works – Collects and provides access to the scholarly and creative output of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

The two repository systems being used have different functionalities and the Archives reserves the right to add collections into the most appropriate repository.

Examples of content by repository.

ARCH Cornerstone
Alumni Magazine Conference posters/presentations
Bulletins Creative works
Historical atlases* Datasets
Manuscript collections Department journals
Newspapers Department newsletters*
Oral histories Digital humanities projects*
Photographs ETDs and capstone projects
Yearbooks Faculty publications (Articles, etc.)
  Grants funded
  Senior seminar projects
  Student journals/creative magazines

*example of a type of material that could go in either repository

Visit the digital collections project page for more information.

Please contact us with questions about the digital collections.

University Archives