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Special Collections Archives


The Nordic Museum has actively collected archival and printed materials on the Nordic immigrant experience since the Museum opened its doors in 1980.

 

The Special Collections Archives contain more than 17,000 photographs, films, and negatives, and more than 21,000 archival items, including: ephemera, documents, letter correspondence, maps, posters, finding aids for manuscript collections, oral history interviews, and born-digital materials. The Special Collections Archives are available for research by advance appointment. Please complete this online form for more information.

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The National Nordic Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place.