Archives News

New memoir "Growing Up In The Valley: A Nodak Babyboomer" added

Recently added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection is the publication, Growing Up In The Valley: A Nodak Babyboomer. This 202 page softcover book is a childhood memoir of Nancy Borgeson Hvinden.  It recounts her early years growing up on a Walsh County farm, and her grade school years in Grand Forks between 1952-1964.

1940 courtship letters donated to Archives

A recent treasure trove of courtship letters written in 1940, between couple Art and Sally (Eide) Knold, have been donated to the NDSU Archives by their family.  The letters were spun into a three volume set of books, entitled Hotel Fargoan.  The books have also been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.  The following book description comes from Amazon:

New book "Justice Was Swift" added to collection

The book, Justice Was Swift: Tales of the Old West. Stories of the Law and the Lawless in Western Dakota 1867-1910, by Marlan L. Hvinden, has been added to the Institute for Regional Studies Archives book collection.

The 192 page book is a collection of stories about horse rustling, military forts, robberies and murders, mail rides, and Sitting Bull’s summer camp.

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