Research

For the foreseeable future, appointments will be required for use of the Research Library. Send an email to staff@meekercomuseum.org or call the Museum to reserve your time.

Examples of Available Research

Biographies: Newspaper clippings, family histories, obituaries and several other documents have been collected by or donated to the Meeker County Museum. We can help you learn more about a specific person or groups of people.

 

Books: Meeker County Histories, area histories, cemetery records, Meeker County School records (including annuals), and over 200 publications on the Civil War.

 

Churches: Various anniversary booklets, histories and information on early members, and some photos.

 

G.A.R: Records of Civil War Veterans, Civil war writings.

 

Maps: Maps and plats beginning in 1874

Military Records: Minnesota Military roster through WWI.

 

Newspapers: A majority of local Meeker County newspapers dating back to 1870.

Obituaries: An index to help find over 27,500 obituaries of Meeker County Residents.

 

Oral Histories: Interviews with local residents describing the early days in Meeker County.

 

Photographs: Large collection of photographs, some still needing identification.

308 North Marshall Avenue, Litchfield, MN 55355 - 320-693-8911 - staff@meekercomuseum.org

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