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The Institute for Regional Studies Archives offers a fee-based copy service of the original documents indexed in its various databases. Payment can now be made using NDSU Marketplace, a secure on-line credit card payment system.  Once confirmation of payment has been received by the archives staff, fulfillment of the order will take place within five business days. Patrons will receive a confirmation e-mail stating that the payment has been received.

North Dakota Biography Index, Dakota Territory 1885 Census, and the Cass County Marriage License

  • Copy service fee is $5.00 per record, which includes mailing and handling. Contact the Institute via e-mail at ndsu.library.archives@ndsu.edu or regular mail to obtain a price quote for photocopies.

North Dakota Naturalization Records

  • To order copies of North Dakota Naturalization Records please consult our separate order information page.

Cass County Probate, Divorce and Civil Case Files

  • Copy service fee is based upon the number of documents in the file. Contact the Institute via e-mail at ndsu.library.archives@ndsu.edu or regular mail to obtain a price quote for photocopies.

Lawrence Welk Music Arrangements

  • Copy service fee is based upon the number of music sheets in the arrangement file. Due to the large size of the originals, they will be copied to ledger-size paper (40 cents per page). Contact the Institute via e-mail at ndsu.library.archives@ndsu.edu or regular mail to obtain a price quote for photocopies.

To place an order via e-mail, please include the following:

  • Citation information as found in the database.
  • Your name and full mailing address.
  • Once your request has been received, a formal price quote will be provided.
  • Patrons can then make a secure on-line credit card payment (a link will be provided with the price quote), or send a check or money order through the mail made out to NDSU Libraries.
  • Send your request via e-mail at ndsu.library.archives@ndsu.edu or regular mail at Institute for Regional Studies Archives & University Archives, Libraries, NDSU Dept. #2080, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo ND 58108-6050.

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