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COVID-19 Community History Project

This page is designed to support the community history project to document the COVID-19 experience of Minnesota State University, Mankato students, employees, friends and family and community members.

Options for Submitting to this Project

How Do I Submit To This Project?

Please check below to view recommendations for various file formats before submitting. 

  1. If you are submitting a text file, like a Word Document, PDF or a simple Text file, you can email these as attachments to archives@mnsu.edu.
     
  2. If you are submitting an audio file, video file or files that are large and cannot be sent through email, we recommend that you use the Minnesota State MOVEit Securely file transfer system using the directions below. 
     
  3. If you are submitting physical materials and wish to mail them to us, our mailing address is:
    University Archives and Southern Minnesota Historical Center
    Memorial Library 3097
    Minnesota State University, Mankato 
    PO Box 8419 
    Mankato, MN 56002-8419

     

  4. For all other formats or for any other questions or concerns, please ask us at archives@mnsu.edu.

File Format Specifications

What Type of Materials Can I Send?

Digital File Formats

  • Text files:  PDF, DOC, DOCX, TXT

  • Audio files: WAV, MP3

  • Moving image files:  MP4

  • Image files:  TIFF, JPG, JPEG

Physical Formats

Journals, diaries, scrapbooks, drawings, etc. must measure at or less than 12" x 12".

Other Formats

For all other formats or for any other questions or concerns, please contact archives@mnsu.edu.

MOVEit Securely Directions

How Do I Use MOVEit Securely?

 

  1. As certain files can be too large to send using email, we recommend that you use the MOVEit Securely file transfer service found at https://securefileshare.minnstate.edu to send files to us.
     
  2. Log into the MOVEit Securely using your StarID and StarID PasswordMOVEit Securely Sign On Screen
     
  3. Once you have signed in, click on Send Package
    MOVEit Securely Send Package Screen
     
  4. A New Package screen should open that looks like this:
    MOVEit Securely New Package Screen
  5. If you have any questions, please contact us at archives@mnsu.edu.

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