Hennepin County Library's digital collections are mostly drawn from the archives in the James K. Hosmer Special Collections Department at the Minneapolis Central Library.
Some materials in our collections may be protected by United States Copyright Law (Title 17). The Hennepin County Library is careful to determine the accuracy of copyright and other restrictions regarding our collections. In the case of many historical collections, however, this is sometimes difficult or impossible to determine. It is the policy and intent of the Library to provide free public access to our collections.
Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright may require the written permission of the copyright owners. The responsibility for any use of our collections rests solely with the user. The Hennepin County Library invites any copyright owners who are not properly identified so that the correct information may be provided in the future.