Rod Oppegard of Dazey, North Dakota had donated a book to the Archive collections. The book is the 75th Anniversary of St. Peter's Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod), Devils Lake, North Dakota. Dated November 3, 1968. Thank you Rod for your generious donation.
Thank you to Rodney Nelson for submitting a copy of his latest compilation of poetry, Bog Light. Mr. Nelson is an author and poet who grew up in Christine and Fargo, N.D. He has previously donated his personal papers, as well as the papers of his mother Eva (Gunderson) Nelson. He continues to produce poetry, and keeps the archives well informed of his literary activities.
Author and hiking enthusiast Susan Wefald is scheduled to give a reading of her book, “Spectacular North Dakota Hikes – Bring the Dog,” Monday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the Weber Reading Room of the NDSU Main Library. The Institute for Regional Studies published the book, and a representative will be on hand with books for purchase.
A North Dakota Public Service Commissioner for 16 years, Wefald now enjoys exploring the state on hikes with her husband, Bob, and their three-year-old Goldendoodle, Sandy.
A new family history book has been donated to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.It is entitled Dakota Originals: Stories of My Family, as told by Caroline Conrath.The book was donated by the author, and compiler
The Civil war letters composed by Homer Northrop have been mounted on Digital Horizons, North Dakota Historic Documents collection. Mr. Northrop was a native of Mottville, New York. He enlisted in the 149th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G.
Nicholas C. P. Vrooman, has donated a copy of his book entitled “The Whole Country was …’One Robe’”, The Little Shell Tribe’s of America. This book was a project of Northern Plains Folklife Resources, and published by Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana and the Drumlummon Institute in 2012.
During Spring break, the NDSU Archives will follow the hours observed by the NDSU Campus. From March 11-15, the hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. Regular hours will resume March 18th.