Archives News

Golden Valley, N.D. Town History Added

A 1964 community history book for Golden Valley, North Dakota, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  Golden Valley is a city in Mercer County, North Dakota, founded in 1914.  The book contains a history of the town, businesses, and biographical sketches on residents.  There

Dazey High School Yearbook Added

The Log, a 1947 yearbook from Dazey (N.D.) High School, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  Not only is this yearbook full of photos of students, and their activities, it also has an alumni directory in the back.  The Archives welcome yearbook donations from any North Dakota school.  Often the small towns suc

Gunness family history added

Recently three great nieces of Professor Henry Luke Bolley visited the NDSU Archives and donated several Bolley related publications.  Among the donation was this book they wrote on the family history of Christian and Bessie (Rice) Gunness.  Bessie was the niece of Prof. Bolley, and moved to Fargo after her parents died.

Minot, N.D. History Book Added to Collection

The NDSU Archives has added the fourth installment of the Minot, North Dakota historical book series, Minot, North Dakota and Area History Vol. 4 “1960s & 1970s”, by Bruce Anderson.  This 536-page book contains more than 1,000 photographs and captions as well many stories that tell of historical events that took place in Minot in the 1960s and 1970s.

Moorhead and Dilworth photo books donated to NDSU Archives

Two books from the Prairie Documents Photographic Book Series have been donated to the NDSU Archives book collection, from the MSUM Archives.  The books Perrenial: and Image of Moorhead (1992), and Welcome to Dilworth (1991), were produced by the Department of Mass Communications at Moorhead State University, and edited by Wayne Gudmundson. 

Florence Klingensmith photo added to collection

An autographed photo of aviator Florence Klingensmith has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives photograph collections.  Included with the photo is a newspaper clipping reporting here feet of making 1,078 loops in Minneapolis, as well as a signed envelope, sent via air mail, in which Miss. Klingensmith included her nickname “Tree Tops”.