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Institute Finding Aids: Natural History

  • Association Of North Dakota Geographers (Mss 267)
    The Association was organized in 1947 to stimulate interest in geography in North Dakota and improve the teaching of geography.
  • Benson, Michael (Mss 300)
    Michael Benson's papers document his work in creating and maintaining the 16-acre Lions Conservancy Park in south Fargo, North Dakota, at the confluence of the Red River and Rose Creek.
  • Heath, Fannie Mahood (Mss 80)
    Fannie Mahood Heath became known as the ‘Flower Lady’ of North Dakota, transforming their farm into a garden of trees, shrubs, flowers and other plants. She also wrote many articles in floral magazines and kept extensive correspondence with people across the United States.
  • Lions Conservancy Park Records (Mss 300)
    Michael Benson's papers document his work in creating and maintaining the 16-acre Lions Conservancy Park in south Fargo, North Dakota, at the confluence of the Red River and Rose Creek.
  • North Dakota State Federation Of Garden Clubs (Mss 271)
    The federation was founded in the 1960s, serving as a central unit to connect the various garden clubs across the state devoted to gardens and gardening. Its records consist of Bylaws and Standing Rules, Meeting Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, State Reports, Local Garden Clubs, Regional Meetings, Newsletters, Correspondence, and Subject Files.
  • Toomey, Maria (Mss 338)
    Maria Toomey, originally of Ambrose, and later, Enderlin, North Dakota, was a North Dakota State University student who in 2002 researched the establishment and environmental history of the Sheyenne National Grasslands, ultimately writing two papers on the subject, one of which was featured in the 2000-2002 McNair Scholars Research Journal.
  • U.S. Weather Service, Breckenridge And Moorhead Stations (Mss32)
    The records of the first weather service station in western Minnesota and one of the earliest in the nation.