Archival Collections

We have a large collection of original archival manuscripts relating to many different, people, organizations, place and events throughout Anoka County history. In addition to the general archival collections, we also have several self-contained collections which are listed below. Collection pages or finding aids are linked where available. For more information about the contents of a collection and its availability for research, please contact us.

4H Collection (coming soon!)

All Around the County Collection

Anoka County Attorney’s Office Collection (Finding aid* is a PDF file.)

Artists Del Norte Collection (coming soon!)

Robert B. Ehlen Papers (coming soon!)


* A finding aid is a summary of the contents and historical background of an archival collection.


Newspaper Subject Files

This is a collection of materials organized by subject, including events, people, organizations and places. It primarily contains newspaper clippings, and also copies of relevant archival manuscripts from the broader ACHS Collections. For more information on the contents of a file, please contact us.

Click here for the full subject index.