Special Collections reaches 100 finding aids

The North Dakota State University Libraries’ Germans from Russia Heritage Collection has reached 100 finding aids for its Special Collections.  A finding aid is a document that features detailed information about a collection. Examples of materials in Special Collections are letters, sheet music, books, photographs, certificates, publications, funeral cards and textiles.

To browse the finding aids for the 100 processed collections, click here:

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The 100th collection is the Mary Elaine (Fischer) Worline Collection, which includes a homemade plaque from 1938; three photographs of Strasburg, North Dakota citizens in the early 1900s; and twenty-two theology books dating from 1893 to 1930. The finding aid can be viewed here: https://library.ndsu.edu/ir/handle/10365/22334

The NDSU Libraries’ GRHC Special Collections houses, preserves, and makes available items related to Germans from Russia heritage. Special Collections are available to the general public for research. If you are interested in donating to the GRHC Special Collections, please contact Pam Burkhardt, Collections Manager, by email (Pamela.Burkhardt@ndsu.edu) or phone (701-231-8419).

Permission to use any images from the GRHC website may be requested by contacting Michael M. Miller