The NDSU Archives is moving to a new location and will be closed to the public starting on August 1, 2013, and will remain closed until early spring 2014. We thank our patrons for their understanding and patience.
The Makoti, North Dakota centennial celebration community history book has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection. The book was published in 2011by the Makoti Centennial Committee, it is 497 pages, and fully illustrated. It contains a history of the town of Makoti, and the history of organizations, churches, schools, family, and other related to the community. The book is available for review in the NDSU Archives reading
WDAY news featured the NDSU Archives on a story regarding the 13th anniversary of the flash flood of June 20, 2000, which flooded many NDSU buildings including the NDSU Library. The segment can be viewed at:
A published family history of the descendants of Lars & Martha Berg as been donated to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection. The book is by the donors, Don and Adele Reierson, of Fargo, N.D. The family originated in Trysil, Hedmark, Norway and settled in Wiser Township, Cass County, North Dakota in the 1880s. The book is 490 pages long with numerous family photographs and an index and family health history in the back.
Rod Oppegard of Dazey, North Dakota has recently donated the Golden Anniversary history book of Bethlehem Lutheran Church of Kenmare, North Dakota, dated July 13th, 1952. The congregation was founded on November 27, 1901, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christianson. In the summer of 1908, a church building was constructed. Rev. Sigurd Fladmark was the first pastor. The book contains a short history of the church, a dedication to Mr. and Mrs.
NDSU assistant professor of Dakota Studies Clifford Canku, and Michael Simon instructor of Dakota language with Moorhead Public Schools have provided translations for a new book entitled “The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters – Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi”.The description on the bo
Rod Oppegard of Dazey, North Dakota has donated a book <em>Under Prairie Skies: Memories of Growing Up on a North Dakota Homestead", by Albert Bowman. The book is an account of the John and Alfreda Bowman family who homesteaded in Sections 9 and 10 of Grand River township, Bowman County, North Dakota. Thank you Rod for your generous donation.