Research Resources

Research Resources

Tracing your family genealogy?  Researching a local history topic for a class project?  Just curious about an obscure topic relating to Cokato's history?  Then the Cokato Museum is the place to start your work!  Museum staff provides year-round research assistance for all our patrons, from beginning genealogists to academic scholars.


For a detailed listing of the museum's research resources, take a look at our Holdings List.

The Special Features section of this web site has a number of articles about Cokato's past, including the popular "Lost Cokato" series.

Fees for research inquiries are:
    Research fee - $5.00 per request
    Microfilm records - 50 per copy
    Standard photocopies - 25 per copy
    Photo reproduction - Prices available upon request.
    Large order discounts negotiable.

Research inquiries may be directed to the museum at:
    Phone: 320-286-2427
    E-mail: cokatomuseum@embarqmail.com
(E-mail patrons, please enter the words "Research Request" in the subject line of your correspondence. We will not open any e-mails that have a blank subject line.)

OTHER RESOURCES
Minnesota Historical Society: Death Certificate Index; or Birth Certificate Index.
Wright County Courthouse: Vital Statistics information.
Minnesota Association of Counties Marriage Certificates Database.
Population & Demograhpic Information: see the Census Information section of the Cokato web site.

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