“The Day You Were Born” Newspaper Request
For this service, Library staff will search for one newspaper for the location and date of your choosing. When available we will send a copy of:
- the front page
- a local news page
- a sports page
- 1 to 4 pages of culture/lifestyle content (advertisements, movie ads, fashion, etc.)
$5.00 Scanning and digital delivery via email are included in the price
$10.00 additional for paper prints (printed on 11”x17” high1quality paper) delivered via USPS*
MNHS Members receive 10% discount at checkout
Turnaround: Research is usually completed and sent within 60 business days. There is no RUSH service available for this request.
About This Research Service: This service makes a great birthday or anniversary gift for history lovers!
- For cities with more than one newspaper, staff will send copies from only one of them
- Staff will search one newspaper in or closest to the location specified.
- Because many newspapers are weekly, orders for locations with weekly papers will not be on the exact date specified.
- If you want to ensure that your items are from the exact date, please select a city with a major daily newspaper. Recommendations include: Minneapolis, St. Paul, Duluth, Rochester, St. Cloud, and Mankato.
*The additional cost covers printing newspaper pages onto high quality 11”x17” paper and shipping in a mailing tube via First-Class Mail (delivery time: 2-5 business days after the order has been completed by staff).