Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
The website for the Bygdebok collection is being redesigned and is currently unavailable.
Special Collections is currently offering remote services only. The department will re-open when the campus re-opens.
Special Collections complements the mission and vision of the University of North Dakota and the Chester Fritz Library by collecting, preserving, and making accessible records of enduring historical value to the University community, other scholars, and interested persons. (Approved 17 March 2016)
Please contact us with any questions. Reference questions are answered in the order in which they are received. Special Collections will make every attempt to contact researchers within five business days after their email is received. Some research requests may incur a fee.
Bygdebøker are published farm and family histories compiled by local Norwegian groups, of interest to historians and genealogists. This database allows you to search for bygdebøker by the place they were written about.
Browse the Special Collections digital archive on the UND Scholarly Commons. Collections include the John F. Kennedy Digital Archive, UND Writers Conference, North Dakota Quarterly, and more
Archon is a database of finding aids for archival collections housed in the Department of Special Collections.