The archives is located on the lower level of Bush Memorial Library. It is best to make an appointment.
The archives are open during the following hours:
Monday and Wednesday 8-12 and 1-5
Friday 1-5 p.m.
However, it will be closed the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 7, and all day Monday, Feb. 10.
Preparing for your visit
Because very little of the collection has been catalogued, it is best to call ahead to determine whether the information you seek is available. This will also allow us to have material ready if you visit. Click here to view the archives' classification scheme (PDF). When you use Hamline's archives, you will be asked to fill out our register with your name, telephone number, and the purpose of your visit. This data allows us to keep statistics and to contact you if further information is found on your subject. To ensure the preservation of the collections, we require the following:
When reading a document for the first time:
Hamline forensic science students and a faculty member were featured in a story on KARE 11 News that illustrated the physical evidence a person leaves behind in a given day and how forensic scientists might collect and examine those clues.
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