The collections of the NDSU Archives are made up of two distinct components: the Institute for Regional Studies Archives and the University Archives. The Institute for Regional Studies Archives primarily collects documents, photographs, publications, and other items focusing on the history of North Dakota and its people. The University Archives focuses on the records, photographs, publications and artifacts of NDSU, the NDSU Agricultural Experiment Station, and the NDSU Extension Service that have been determined to have archival value.

Items in the NDSU Archives collections do not circulate and are not available through Interlibrary Loan. Please contact the NDSU Archives for information about obtaining copies of materials.