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Wallace E. Petrie Papers, 1885-1957
Wallace Petrie was an Emmons County, ND pioneer. The papers include material on homesteading in Dakota Territory, his sister's ranch and Petrie family clippings.
August Utke Family History Records
Family history on August and Augusta Utke who emigrated from Brandenburg, Germany in 1881 and settled in Cass County, N.D. between Alice and Enderlin, N.D. Includes anecdotes about various family members.
Leroy V. Smith Collection
Correspondence and a typed carbon copy of a biographical sketch (4 leaves) of V.M. Smith, Leroy's father, who moved from Vermont to Marshall, Minn. to N.D. and purchased Antelope Farm from Hugh Moore. Includes mention of ...
John Horace Reed Collection
Typed copies of two poems, "A Yankee farmer in the new west" and "A legend of Hitchcock's corner," from his Three score and ten and extracts from his diary covering March 1885 to August 9, 1925 concerning activities in his ...
Maria E. Larrabee Letters
Typed copy of letter dated June 18, 1906 which is Mrs. Larrabee's response to George J. Backen's invitation to attend Old Settlers Reunion, has brief mention of their life in Foster County, including the births of two sons, ...
Jarvis Estrop Family Papers, circa early 1900s
Photocopy of historical sketch by Norman McKendry, a grandson, recounting pioneer events and people of the Sims and Mandan, N.D. area. Includes some family information on Jarvis and Rebecca Estrop who settled in this area.
Mary E. Warner Interview
Typed summary of interview with Leonard Sackett concerning her father, Stott English, who worked as foreman on the Cass, Bond, Greene, Twitchell, and Kennedy farms. He was a native of Pittsfield, Pa.
John Burnham Papers, 1818-1911
Topics covered include army life (1863-1867), service with Henry Hasting Sibley in North Dakota, the 121st United States Colored Troops, army experiences in the Southwest after the war.
Ben Barrett Papers, ca. 1950-1975
Extension agent in Emmons County, N. D. from 1934 to 1959 who wrote about his life as an agent and early farmer.
Oscar A. Christensen Papers, 1949-1959
The collection consists of correspondence and writings, including The Man Behind the Plow, a family history of pioneer life in Minnesota.