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Title: North Dakota League of Cities

Dates: 1897-2013

Collection Number: 10100

Quantity: 30 feet 

Abstract: Records consist of correspondence, reports, bulletins, financial statements, news releases, resolutions, directories, and printed material concerning municipal problems, conventions, ordinances, planning, engineering, and taxation.

Provenance: The State Historical Society of North Dakota acquired the records of the North Dakota League of Municipalities in December 1960. A gift agreement was signed by Robert Johnson in May 1989. Connie Sprynczynatyk transferred additional records in Dec. 2013. She completed appraisal, reorganization, and inventory of the collection in 2017.

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Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection name, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

BOX / FOLDER INVENTORY

Box 1:
1 Oldest accounts of attempts to form Municipal League               1897, 1941
2 Newspaper accounts of League Meeting 1908
3 Rebirth of League 1928
4 Reestablishment of the League 1926-1927
5 Executive correspondence       1927
6 National Municipal League correspondence     1927-1934
7 Past Presidents             1927-1978
8 Membership development      1928
9 Executive Secretary Bond         1928
10 Annual Meeting          1928
11 Bank Records               1928-1933
12 Annual Convention   1929
13 League of ND Municipalities Bulletin  1929
14 Executive correspondence    1929
15 1st Meeting of ND Conference on Water Purification                1929
16 Utility Rate Schedule in ND    1929
17 State Municipal Magazine Rates          1929-1930
18 International Association of Comptrollers and Accounting Officials      1929-1930
19 Correspondence - other municipal leagues    1929-1934
20 Annual Convention   1930
21 Executive correspondence    1930
22 Field Consultant report forms               ca. 1930
23 Census Data 1930
24 Municipal Utilities      1930
25 ND Water and Sewer Works Conference         1930
26 Municipal Bond Levy Survey  1930
27 League Membership                1930
28 First City Attorneys Meeting 1930
29 City Auditors Meeting              1930
30 League of ND Municipalities Bulletin  1930
31 City Officials  1930
32 Traffic Control              1930
33 State Aid for Airports                1930
34 Electric Rates Study   1930
35 Fire Protection Issues               1930
36 Municipal Debt Study               ca. 1930
37 Executive and Legislative Committees              1930-1931
38 American Municipal Association correspondence        1930-1932
39 Public Works Research and Standards               1930-1932

Box 2:
1 Correspondence - Ambrose    1930s
2 Correspondence - Anamoose 1930s
3 Correspondence - Aneta           1930s
4 Correspondence - Ardoch        1930s
5 Correspondence - Argusville   1930s
6 Correspondence - Ashley         1934-1937
7 Correspondence - Balfour        1934
8 Correspondence - Barton         1934-1935
9 Correspondence - Beach           1930s
10 Correspondence - Belfield     1930s
11 Correspondence - Berthold   1933-1935
12 Correspondence - Beulah       1933-1935
13 Correspondence - Bisbee       1933
14 Correspondence - Bismarck   1935
15 Correspondence - Bottineau 1933-1935
16 Correspondence - Bowbells  1934-1935
17 Correspondence - Bowden    1934
18 Correspondence - Bowman   1930-1933
19 Correspondence - Braddock  1933
20 Correspondence - Brinsmade               1934
21 Correspondence - Brocket     1933-1937
22 Correspondence - Buffalo      1930s
23 Correspondence - Carrington               1930s
24 Correspondence - Carson       1934
25 Correspondence - Casselton 1930-1935
26 Correspondence - Cathay       1932-1936
27 Correspondence - Cavalier     1932-1936
28 Correspondence - Churchs Ferry         1932-1934
29 Correspondence - Cleveland 1934-1935
30 Correspondence - Columbus                1934-1936
31 Correspondence - Cooperstown         1932-1935
32 Correspondence - Crary          1934
33 Correspondence - Crosby       1933-1934
34 Correspondence - Crystal       1930s
35 Correspondence - Dawson    1934
36 Correspondence - Dazey        1934
37 Correspondence - Deering     1934
38 Correspondence - Des Lacs    1934
39 Correspondence - Devils Lake              1930s
40 Correspondence - Dickinson 1930s
41 Correspondence - Donnybrook           1934
42 Correspondence - Douglas     1934
43 Correspondence - Drake         1930-1934
44 Correspondence - Drayton    1932-1935
45 Correspondence - Dwight      1939
46 Correspondence - Edgeley     1933-1934
46 Correspondence - Edinburg   1934
47 Correspondence - Edmore     1935
48 Correspondence - Elgin           1934-1938
49 Correspondence - Ellendale  1935-1936
50 Correspondence - Elliott         1934
51 Correspondence - Enderlin    1930s
52 Correspondence - Epping       1934-1935
53 Correspondence - Fargo         1930s
54 Correspondence - Fessenden              1934-1938
55 Correspondence - Finley         1930s
56 Correspondence - Flasher      1930s
57 Correspondence - Flaxton      1934
58 Correspondence - Forman     1937
59 Correspondence - Fortuna     1932
60 Correspondence - Garrison   1930s
61 Correspondence - Gladstone                1930s
62 Correspondence - Glen Ullin 1933-1938
63 Correspondence - Goodrich  1930s
64 Correspondence - Grafton     1930s
65 Correspondence - Grand Forks            1930s
66 Correspondence - Grenora    1934-1938
67 Correspondence - Hague        1934
68 Correspondence - Hannaford               1935
69 Correspondence - Hankinson               1937-1938
70 Correspondence - Hansboro 1935
71 Correspondence - Harvey      1934-1938
72 Correspondence - Hazelton   1934-1936
73 Correspondence - Hazen        1932-1935
74 Correspondence - Hebron     1933-1934
75 Correspondence - Hettinger 1934-1936
76 Correspondence - Hillsboro   1930s
77 Correspondence - Hurdsfield                1934
78 Correspondence - Inkster      1935
79 Correspondence - Jamestown             1930s
80 Correspondence - Karlsruhe 1938
81 Correspondence - Kenmare  1930s
82 Correspondence - Kensal       1930s
83 Correspondence - Killdeer     1930s
84 Correspondence - LaMoure  1930s
85 Correspondence - Lakota       1930s
86 Correspondence - Landa         1930s
87 Correspondence - Lansford   1930s
88 Correspondence - Larimore   1930s
89 Correspondence - Lawton      1930s
90 Correspondence - Leal             1930s
91 Correspondence - Leeds         1930s
92 Correspondence - Lidgerwood             1930s
93 Correspondence - Lignite       1930s
94 Correspondence - Linton        1930s
95 Correspondence - Lisbon        1930s
96 Correspondence - McClusky 1930s
97 Correspondence - McVille      1930s
98 Correspondence - Maddock  1930s
99 Correspondence - Makoti      1930s
100 Correspondence - Mandan 1930s
101 Correspondence - Manvel   1930s
102 Correspondence - Marmarth              1930s
103 Correspondence - Max         1930s
104 Correspondence - Mayville 1930s
105 Correspondence - Medina   1930s
106 Correspondence - Merricourt            1930s
107 Correspondence - Michigan                1930s
108 Correspondence - Milnor     1930s
109 Correspondence - Milton     1930s
110 Correspondence - Minnewaukan     1930s
111 Correspondence - Minot      1930s
112 Correspondence - Minto      1930s
113 Correspondence - Mohall    1930s
114 Correspondence - Mott        1930s
115 Correspondence - Mylo        1930s
116 Correspondence - Napoleon              1930s
117 Correspondence - New England        1930s
118 Correspondence - New Leipzig          1930s
119 Correspondence - New Rockford     1930s
120 Correspondence - New Salem           1930s
121 Correspondence - Noonan  1930s
122 Correspondence - Northwood           1930s
123 Correspondence - Oakes      1930s
124 Correspondence - Palermo 1930s
125 Correspondence - Park River              1930s
126 Correspondence - Pembina                1930s
127 Correspondence - Perth       1930s
128 Correspondence - Petersburg            1930s
129 Correspondence - Plaza        1930s
130 Correspondence - Portal      1930s
131 Correspondence - Portland 1930s
132 Correspondence - Powers Lake         1930s
133 Correspondence - Rawson  1930s
134 Correspondence - Ray           1930s
135 Correspondence - Regan      1930s
136 Correspondence - Regent    1930s
137 Correspondence - Richardton            1930s
138 Correspondence - Robinson               1930s
139 Correspondence - Rolette   1930s
140 Correspondence - Rolla         1930s
141 Correspondence - Rugby      1930s
142 Correspondence - Ruso        1930s
143 Correspondence - Russell    1930s
144 Correspondence - Ryder      1933
145 Correspondence - St. John  1930s
146 Correspondence - St. Thomas            1930s
147 Correspondence - Sanborn 1930s
148 Correspondence - Scranton                1930s
149 Correspondence - Selfridge                1930s
150 Correspondence - Sentinel Butte     1930s
151 Correspondence - Sheyenne              1930s
152 Correspondence - Spring Brook         1930s
153 Correspondence - Steele     1930s
154 Correspondence - Strasburg               1930s
155 Correspondence - Sykeston                1930s
156 Correspondence - Tagus       1930s
157 Correspondence - Tappen   1930s
158 Correspondence - Taylor      1930s
159 Correspondence - Tioga        1930s
160 Correspondence - Thompson             1930s
161 Correspondence - Towner   1930s
162 Correspondence - Turtle Lake            1930s
163 Correspondence - Tuttle      1930s
164 Correspondence - Underwood          1934-1936
165 Correspondence - Valley City             1930s
166 Correspondence - Van Hook               1932
167 Correspondence - Velva       1932-1935
168 Correspondence - Wahpeton             1930s
169 Correspondence - Walhalla 1930s
170 Correspondence - Warwick 1933-1934
171 Correspondence - Washburn             1932
172 Correspondence - Watford City         1932-1935
173 Correspondence - Werner   1933
174 Correspondence - Westhope             1932
175 Correspondence - White Earth          1934
176 Correspondence - Williston 1930s
177 Correspondence - Willow City            1938
178 Correspondence - Wilton     1930s
179 Correspondence - Wimbledon           1934-1936
180 Correspondence - Wishek   1933-1937
181 Correspondence - Wing        1933-1934
182 Correspondence - Wolford  1930s
183 Correspondence - Wyndmere           1930s
184 Correspondence - Zeeland  1935

Box 3:
1 Annual Convention      1931
2 Executive correspondence       1931
3 League Bulletin              1931
4 Municipal Training        1931
5 Parks and Recreation  1931
6 Water Rate Survey       1931
7 Legislation       1931
8 Executive Committee 1931-1932
9 League Membership   1931-1932
10 Poor Relief    1931-1932
11 League Presidents' correspondence  1931-1932
12 Annual Convention   1932
13 Executive correspondence    1932
14 Legislative Committee             1932
15 Legislative Conference - Valley City    1932
16 Model Gas Franchise                1932
17 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1932
18 Utility Rates  1932-1933
19 Water and Sewer       1932-1933
20 American Public Welfare Association 1932-1933
21 Advance Planning of Public Works      1932-1933
22 Federal Legislation     1932-1934
23 Reconstruction Finance Corporation  1932-1934
24 Committee on Civic Education              1932-1935
25 Annual Convention   1933
26 Financial Report          1933
27 Executive correspondence    1933
28 Report of Committee on Regulating Sale of Beer         1933
29 Commission form of government       ca. 1933
30 Legislative Committee             1933
31 Legislation     1933
32 Legislation     1933
33 Legislation affecting cities       1933
34 League membership                 1933
35 Additional Powers to Cities Act            1933
36 Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, Civic Works Program        1933

Box 4:
1 Model Financial and Departmental Report Forms          1933
2 New Deal - Consumer Councils               1933
3 New Deal - Homeowner's Loan Corporation Act             1933
4 American Municipal League correspondence   1933
5 American Municipal Association trustees           1933-1934
6 Executive Committee 1933-1934
7 Missouri River Diversion            1933-1934
8 Emergency Conservation Program        1933-1934
9 City Assessors                1933-1934
10 City Attorneys             1933-1934
11 City Auditors                ca. 1933-1934
12 Mayors           ca. 1933-1934
13 League membership ca. 1933-1935
14 State League secretaries         1933-1935
15 Executive correspondence    1934
16 Annual Convention   1934
17 League membership 1934
18 Garrison Regional Meeting    1934
19 Assessors meeting    1934
20 County Commissioners            1934
21 Report to ND Sewerage and Waterworks Conference 1934
22 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1934-1935
23 Municipal Utilities      1934
24 New Deal Program Synopsis  1934
25 Spellman Fund correspondence          1934
26 American Municipal Association          1934-1935
27 Industrial Recovery Act - Federal Public Works Program 1934-1936
28 Executive correspondence    1935
29 Committee on Federal Matters           1935
30 League expenses       1935
31 Legislation     1935
32 ND Municipal Utilities Association       1935
33 WPA correspondence              1935-1938
34 Annual report, financial summary       1936
35 League expenses       1936
36 Executive correspondence    1936
37 ND Peace Officers Association              1936
38 League of Minnesota Cities correspondence 1936
39 Public Works Administration correspondence               1936
40 National Association of Assessing Officers      1936
41 Sewerage and Water Works Conference         1936
42 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1936-1937
43 National Municipal League     1936-1937
44 Fire Ordinances and Training 1936-1938
45 Regional Planning for Public Works     1936-1938

Box 5:
1 Liquor Regulation         1936-1938
2 Ordinance Codification Project (WPA) 1936-1939
3 Annual Convention and Report              1937
4 League Expenses          1937
5 League Membership   1937
6 Executive correspondence       1937
7 Executive correspondence       1937
8 Municipal Ordinances correspondence 1937
9 Municipal Election Issues          1937
10 Legislation     1937
11 Incorporation Dates of Cities (WPA project)   1937
12 Executive correspondence - American Municipal Association 1937
13 City and County officials          1937
14 Civil Service System Development      1937-1940
15 Executive correspondence    1938
16 League membership 1938
17 Annual Conference   1938
18 Financial Statement  1938
19 Legislative Committee             1938
20 City Officials 1938
21 Executive correspondence    1938
22 International City Managers Association          1938
23 Survey of Local Government (WPA)  1938
24 Survey of Hospitals    1938
25 Tax Study Committee               1938
26 U.S. Community Improvement Appraisal (WPA project) 1938

Box 6:
1 American Municipal Association             1938
2 Poor Relief Report       1938
3 Improvement Project Finance (WPA)  1938
4 Planning, Zoning and Building Codes    1938
5 Municipal Finance and Accounting        1938-1939
6 Field Services Reports to American Municipal Association 1938-1939
7 U.S. Conference of Mayors      1938-1939
8 Civil Service     1938-1940
9 Tax exempt municipal bonds   1938-1941
10 Annual Convention   1939
11 League membership 1939
12 Valley City Utilities Report      1939
13 Executive Committee               1939
14 Executive Correspondence    1939
15 Executive Correspondence    1939
16 League expenses       1939
17 Debt Outstanding for Cities and Villages as of June 1939
18 Legislation     1939
19 Surety Bonds/Pledge of Assets            1939
20 President's Birthday Ball          1939
21 Tax Survey Commission Report            ca. 1939
22 American Municipal Association          1939
23 Planning and Zoning  1939
24 National Association of Assessing Officers      1939-1940
25 National Municipal League correspondence   1939-1940

Box 7:
1 International City Managers Association correspondence 1939-1940
2 U.S. Conference of Mayors correspondence   1939-1940
3 Municipal Finance Officers Association correspondence 1939-1940
4 Annual Convention      1940
5 Annual Report and League Financial Statement              1940
6 Executive Committee 1940
7 Executive Correspondence      1940
8 Executive Correspondence      1940
9 Finances           1940
10 City Attorney List        1940
11 Summary of League Services                ca. 1940
12 Council on Public Utilities        1940
13 ND Water and Sewerage Conference               1940
14 Taxation Measures    1940
15 American Municipal Association correspondence        1940
16 Legislative Committee             1940-1941
17 Annual Convention   1941
18 League membership 1941
19 League expenditures               1941
20 Executive Committee               1941
21 Ordinance Revision, Codification         1941
22 Legislative Committee             1941
23 Executive correspondence (in-state)                1941
24 Executive correspondence (out of state          1941
25 Legislative Assembly                 1941

Box 8:
1 Legislation       1941
2 Directory of Municipal Officials               1941
3 Special Assessment Series, Fargo Forum            1941
4 Origin of City (over 2,500 pop.) names                1941
4 Conference on State Defense                1941
5 National Resources Planning Board      1941
6 National Institute of Municipal Officers              1941
7 Works Progress Administration              1941
8 U.S. Conference of Mayors      1941
9 American Society for Public Administration       1941
10 Municipal Finance Administration       1941
11 American Municipal Association          1941
12 American Society of Planning Officials               1941
13 Civil Service Assembly              1941
14 Annual Conference Questionnaire     1942
15 Annual Conference (canceled)             1942
16 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1942
17 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1942
18 League Membership                1942
19 Executive Committee               1942
20 Municipal Officials Handbook correspondence             1942
21 City and Village attorneys       1942
22 Chairmen of Village Boards of Trustees            1942
23 Township Officials      1942
24 Initiated Measures in June Primary    1942
25 Conference on State Defense              1942
26 National Resources Planning Board    1942
27 Codification of Ordinances - WPA Project        1942
28 American Society for Public Administration    1942
29 International City Managers Association          1942
30 Civil Service   1942
31 American Municipal Association          1942

Box 9:
1 American Municipal Association             1942
2 American Municipal Association             1942
3 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1943
4 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1943
5 League Membership   1943
6 Executive Committee 1943
7 District Meetings and Annual Convention          1943
8 Requests for Ordinances           1943
9 Publication Requests  1943
10 War Production Board              1943
11 County Officials           1943
12 Attorney General correspondence    1943
13 Legislative Committee             1943
14 American Municipal Association          1943
15 Local Ordinances        1943-1944
16 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1944
17 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1944
18 Directory of City Officials         1944
19 Annual Convention   1944
20 Annual Dues 1944
21 Executive Committee               1944
22 Legislative Committee             1944
23 Municipal Electric Power         1944
24 Attorney General correspondence    1944
25 Municipal Liquor Stores Initiated Measure      1944
26 Post War Planning Board         1944
27 American Municipal Association 1944

Box 10:
1 Municipal Finance and Ordinance          1944
2 Municipal Torte Liability correspondence           1944
3 Conference on State Defense                1944
4 Municipal Officials Handbook correspondence 1944-1945
5 State League Legislative Information   1944-1945
6 Annual Convention      1945
7 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1945
8 League Budget, Membership and Dues              1945
9 Executive Committee 1945
10 Executive Legislative Committees       1945
11 Recreation Development       1945
12 Directory of City Officials         1945
13 League Federal Tax Status      1945
14 Conference on State Defense              1945
15 Municipal Budgets and Local Issues    1945
16 Attorney General opinions    1945
17 Aviation Development in North Dakota            1945
18 Aeronautics Case             1945
19 Executive Correspondence (out of state)             1945
20 Surplus property              1945
21 Legislation           1945
22 Municipal Liquor Stores in North Dakota                1945
23 Municipal Officials Handbook correspondence   1945

Box 11:
1 American Municipal Association             1945
2 Annual Convention      1946
3 League Bulletin correspondence           1946
4 League Membership   1946
5 Legislative Committee                1946
6 Executive Committee 1946
7 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1946
8 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1946
9 Attorney General correspondence       1946
10 American Municipal Association          1946
11 Municipal Issues         01/1946-04/1946
12 Municipal Issues         05/1946-12/1946
13 Fargo City Manager issue        1946
14 Grand Forks City Manager issue          1946
15 Parking Meter issue  1946
16 Water Tank Repair     1946
17 Recreation Legislation              1946
18 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1947
19 Sales Tax for Cities     1947
20 American Municipal Association          1947
21 Annual Convention   1948
22 Audit Report                1948
23 Executive Committee               1948
24 League Membership                1948
25 Attorney General correspondence    1948
26 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1948
27 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1948
28 Gas Tax issue               1948

Box 12:
1 Municipal Issues           1948
2 Municipal Issues           1948
3 Municipal Road Issues                1948
4 City/County/Township Officials              1948
5 Municipal Revenue Committee              1948
6 Parking Meter campaign           1948
7 Parking meters correspondence            1948
8 Directory of City Officials           1948
9 Executive Committee 1949
10 Annual Convention   1949
11 North Dakota Municipal Officials handbook    1949
12 Directory of Municipal Officials             1949
13 League Membership                1949
14 League Bulletin advertising    1949
15 Local Government Officials Survey     1949
16 Home Rule    1949
17 Municipal Issues         1949
18 Legislative Issues        1949
19 State Assessors Association   1949
20 Supreme Court decision - parking meters       1949

Box 13:
1 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1949
2 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1949
3 American Municipal Association             1949
4 Annual Convention      1950
5 Annual Report of Executive Secretary 1950
6 League District Meetings           1950
7 League Membership   1950
8 Attorney General opinions       1950
9 Assessors Advisory Committee              1950
10 American Municipal Association          1950
11 League Bulletin           1950
12 Municipal Issues         1950
13 Executive Committee               1950
14 North Dakota Directory of Municipal Officials                1950
15 Revenue Sharing        1950
16 Public Housing             1950
17 Civil Defense Act Implementation      1950
18 Internal Revenue Service       1950
19 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1950
20 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1950
21 Municipal Officials training     1950
22 North Dakota Municipal Officials handbook    1950
23 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1950
24 Legislative Officials    1950
25 League Committees 1950

Box 14:
1 Annual Convention      1951
2 Annual Report of Executive Secretary 1951
3 American Municipal Association             1951
4 League Bulletin              1951
5 Land Valuation Study  1951
6 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1951
7 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1951
8 League District Meetings           1951
9 North Dakota Municipal Officials handbook      1951
10 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1951
11 Executive Committee               1951
12 North Dakota Directory of Municipal Officials                1951
13 State and Local Government Research             1951
14 Municipal Utilities      1951
15 Internal Revenue Service       1951
16 League Bulletin advertising    1951
17 Civil Defense                1951
18 Tax Levy Survey          1951
19 Municipal Issues         1951
20 League Membership                1951
21 Lending Library            1951
22 Legislative Committee             1951
23 Legislative Issues        1951
24 Model Ordinances     1951
25 League Issues              1950-1951
26 Parking meters            1951
27 Telephone Franchise                1951
28 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1951
29 Municipal Finance Officer training       1951
30 Major legislation impacting cities         1951-1987

Box 15:
1 Annual Convention      1952
2 Annual Report of Executive Secretary 1952
3 Parking Meter Campaign           1952
4 Parking Meter Campaign           1952
5 Taxation of Oil Properties         1952
6 Highway Safety             1952
7 Municipal Officials Handbook correspondence                1952
8 Atkinson Recognition  1952
9 Internal Revenue Service          1952
10 City Attorney Survey                1952
11 City Officials Survey   1952
12 Municipal Finance Officers training     1952
13 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1952
14 Cigarette Tax Apportionment               1952
15 Tax Assessments        1952
16 League Bulletin advertising    1952
17 Municipal Issues         1952
18 Municipal Liquor Stores           1952
19 Salary Survey               1952
20 Municipal Finance      1952
21 Municipal Ordinances correspondence            1952
22 Missouri River Basin Commission        1952
23 Executive Committee               1952
24 League Membership                1952
25 Legislative Committee             1952
26 Directory of North Dakota Municipal Officials                1952-1953
27 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1952
28 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1952
29 Municipal Revenue Survey    1952
30 Salary Survey               1952
31 League Districts           1952
32 Streets and Highway Study    1952
33 American Municipal Association          1952
34 Myron Atkinson Eulogy           1953
35 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1953
36 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1954
37 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1954
38 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1955
39 Executive Correspondence    1955
40 Manual for Village Clerks and City Auditors     1955
41 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1955
42 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1956
43 Executive Correspondence    1956
44 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1956
45 League Bulletin           1956-1965
46 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1957
47 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1957
48 Taxable Valuation Survey       1957
49 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1958
50 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1958
51 League Bulletin advertising    1958-1986
52 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1959
53 Taxable Valuation Survey       1959
54 Survey of Liability Insurance  1959
55 League Financial affairs            1959-1971
56 North Dakota All American Cities         1959-2000

Box 16:
1 Annual Report of Executive Secretary 1960
2 League Membership   1960
3 Executive and Legislative Committee Membership       1960
4 Membership and Revenue Survey       1960
5 Taxable Valuation Survey          1960
6 Executive Committee Membership      1960
7 Legislative Committees              1960
8 City Assessors                1960
9 County Judge List         1960
10 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1961
11 Membership and Revenue Survey     1961
12 Taxable Valuation Survey       1961
13 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1962
14 Executive Correspondence    1962
15 Taxable Valuation Survey       1962
16 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1963
17 Municipal Laws of North Dakota          1963
18 Membership and Revenue Survey     1963
19 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1963
20 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1963
21 Annual Convention   1964
22 Annual Report             1964
23 Membership and Revenue Survey     1964
24 Legislative and Executive Committees              1964
25 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1964
26 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1964
27 Directory of Municipal Officials             1964-1966
28 Annual Convention Committees         1964-1967
29 Internal Revenue Service       1964-1970
30 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1965
31 Regional Meetings     1965
32 Pesticide Advisory Committee             1965
33 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1965
34 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1965
35 Municipal Finance Officers training conference            1965
36 ND Parks and Recreation Association                1965
37 Membership and Revenue Survey     1965
38 Executive and Legislative Committees              1965
39 Municipal Laws of North Dakota          1965-1966
40 Legislative Studies     1965-1966
41 Annual Convention   1966
42 Executive Committee               1966
43 Regional Meetings     1966
44 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1966
45 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1966
46 Estate Tax      1966
47 Salary Survey 1966-1968
48 Taxable Valuation Survey       1966
49 Membership Dues     1966
50 Municipal Officers training     1966
51 National League of Cities        1966
52 Directory of North Dakota Municipal Officials 1966-1968
53 Annual Convention   1967
54 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1967
55 Regional Meetings     1967
56 Membership                1967
57 Municipal Issues         1967
58 Executive and Legislative Committees 1967
59 Executive Committee               1967
60 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1967
61 Executive Correspondence (out of state) 1967
62 Legal Opinions             1967
63 Ordinance Questions                1967
64 ND Public Finance Officers Association 1967
65 ND Assessors Association       1967
66 National League of Cities        1967
67 Legislation     1967
68 Taxable Valuation Survey       1967
69 Membership                1967-1968

Box 17:
1 Home Rule Study          1967-1968
2 Gas Tax Issues               1967-1969
3 Annual Convention      1968
4 Executive Committee 1968
5 Executive Correspondence (in state)   1968
6 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1968
7 Ordinance Questions  1968
8 Municipal Issues           1968
9 Technical Assistance Requests                1968
10 Municipal Laws of North Dakota          1968
11 Regional Meetings     1968
12 Tax Levies      1968
13 Taxable Valuation Survey       1968
14 Legal Opinions             1968
15 Community Development      1968
16 ND Assessors Association Bylaws 1968
17 Chiefs of Police           1968
18 Technical Assistance Requests 1968
19 National League of Cities        1968
20 Industrial Development Act   1968
21 Directory of Municipal Officials             1968
22 League Bulletin           1968-1969
23 Model Ordinances     1968-1969
24 Legislative Committee 1968-1969
25 League Membership                1968-1969
26 ND Highway Users conference             1968-1969
27 Municipal Officers training     1968-1969
28 Municipal Laws of North Dakota          1968-1969
29 Keep North Dakota Clean       1968-1971
30 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1969
31 Annual Convention   1969
32 Executive Committee               1969
33 Name change from League of Municipalities to League of Cities 1969
34 Regional Meetings     1969
35 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1969

Box 18:
1 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1969
2 Multi-state Tax Compact           1969
3 Municipal Issues           1969
4 Technical Assistance Requests                1969
5 ND Assessors Association         1969
6 Taxable Valuation Survey          1969
7 Legal Opinions               1969
8 League Bulletin              1969
9 National League of Cities           1969
10 Directory of Municipal Officials             1969-1970
11 Home Rule    1969-1970
12 Multi-state Tax Compact         1969-1971
13 Annual Convention   1970
14 Regional Meetings     1970
15 Model Ordinances     1970
16 ND Parks and Recreation Association                1970
17 ND Highway Users conference             1970-1971
18 Annual Report of Executive Secretary               1970
19 Executive Committee               1970
20 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1970
21 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1970
22 Legal Opinions             1970
23 League Bulletin           1970
24 Legislative Committee             1970
25 Municipal Laws of North Dakota          1970
26 Municipal Issues         1970
27 Municipal Officers training     1970
28 National League of Cities        1970
29 Legislative Committee             1970-1971
30 Municipal Ordinances correspondence            1970-1971
31 Membership                1970-1972
32 Annual Convention   1971
33 Executive Committee               1971
34 Legislative Committee             1971
35 Transportation Committee    1971
36 Applications for Executive Secretary  1971
37 Airport Certification  1971
38 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1971

Box 19:
1 Executive Correspondence (out of state)          1971
2 Regional Meetings       1971
3 National League of Cities           1971
4 ND Constitutional Convention                1971-1972
5 Directory of City Officials           1971-1972
6 Municipal Issues           1971-1972
7 Municipal Laws of North Dakota            1971-1972
8 Executive Committee 1972
9 Legislative Committee                1972
10 City Income from Federal sources      1972
11 Executive Correspondence (in state)                1972
12 Executive Correspondence (out of state)        1972
13 Regional Meetings     1972
14 Home Rule Study       1972
15 National Youth Corps Program             1972
16 Council on Manpower Development 1972
17 National League of Cities        1972
18 Taxable Valuations    1973
19 Annual Conference   1974
20 Annual Report             1974
21 Agricultural Land Valuation Study        1974
22 Membership Dues     1975
23 Budget Proposal         1975-1976
24 Taxable Valuation Surveys     1975, 1976
25 Annual Report             1977
26 Executive Correspondence    1977
27 Garrison Diversion lawsuit      1977
28 League 50th Anniversary        1978
29 Executive Correspondence    1978
30 Revenue Sharing Measure 1 Vote Yes poster                1978
31 Park District Salary Survey      1978
32 Federal Revenue Sharing        1978-1979
33 History of State Aid   1978-2013
34 Legislation     1979
35 Executive Committee               1979
36 Taxable Valuation Survey       1979
37 Executive Committee               1980
38 Assessor Training (Home Study)          1980
39 Unemployment Insurance Study        1980
40 City Finances Research            1980-1988
41 Legislation     1981
42 Awards           1981
43 City Sales Tax               1981-1995
44 Annual Convention   1982
45 Past Presidents' Recollections of League History 1982
46 Annual Convention   1983
47 Legislation     1983
48 League Operations    1983-1986
49 Taxable Valuation Surveys     1983, 1984

Box 20:
1 Annual Convention      1984
2 Executive Committee 1984
3 Executive Director search         1984
4 City Hall sketches by Arne Boyum         1984
5 League Activities           1984-1995
6 Legislation       1985
7 Annual Convention      1985
8 Annual Report               1985
9 City Awards Program  1985
10 Executive Committee               1985
11 Articles of Incorporation         1985
12 League Constitution amendment       1985
13 National Municipal Issues       1985-1986
14 Magazine ad rates     1985-2002
15 Membership dues changes   1985-1996
16 Wage Benefits Survey              1986
17 Municipal Rate Survey             1986
18 Executive Correspondence    1986
19 Annual Convention   1986
20 Large City, Small City advisory groups 1986
21 Past Presidents meetings       1986-1997
22 Municipal Finance Officers Association             1986-1998
23 Legislation     1987
24 Annual Convention   1987
25 Executive Committee               1987
26 League History            1987
27 Municipal Incorporation dates              1987
28 Tax Equity Study         1987
29 Transfer of League records to State Archives 1987
30 League Information brochure               1987
31 Planning Group           1987
32 Executive Correspondence    1987
33 Records Management grant  1987-1988
34 Annual Convention   1988
35 Executive Committee               1988
36 Executive Correspondence    1988
37 Legislation     1989
38 Executive Committee               1989
39 Rate Survey Cities under 1,000             1989
40 City participation in ND Centennial     1989
41 Directory of City Officials         1980-1989
42 Annual Convention   1989
43 Executive Board          1989
44 Vision 2000 Initiative 1988-1990
45 Executive Correspondence    1989
46 Taxable Valuation Surveys     1989
47 State and Federal Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations 1989-1996
48 Annual Convention   1990
49 Executive Board          1990
50 Taxable Valuation Survey       1990
51 Fiscal Trends Study    1990
52 Tax Exempt Status     1990
53 City Finances                1990
54 Correspondence        1990
55 Local Government Structure Studies, Legislation 1990-1999
56 Annual Conference   1991
57 State League Conferences Study        1991
58 Legislation     1991
59 Group Unemployment Compensation             1991
60 Executive Board          1991
61 Correspondence        1991
62 Executive Board          1992
63 Constitution amended             1992
64 Communications network grant 1991-1992

Box 21:
1 Home Rule Handbook                1992
2 Unfunded Mandates and State Funding Resolutions    1992
3 Annual Conference     1992
4 Correspondence           1992
5 Legislation       1993
6 BTU Energy Tax             1993
7 Tax Exempt Property Report   1993
8 Annual Conference     1993
9 Executive Board            1993
10 Correspondence        1993
11 League Regions           1993-1994
12 ND Insurance Reserve Fund 1985-1993
13 Annual Conference   1994
14 Executive Board          1994
15 Computer Network grant       1994
16 City-School Coalition 1994
17 Meeting with Governor Schafer          1994
18 Local Government Efficiency Planning grant - ACIR (Mandan, Morton, Bismarck, Burleigh) 1992-1994
19 Correspondence        1994
20 Community Visioning Processes          1994-1999
21 Legislation     1995
22 Salary Survey               1995
23 CityLink - City Communication Network           1995
24 State Municipal League Executive Directors' workshop, Bismarck 1995
25 Annual Conference   1995
26 Executive Board          1995
27 League Information brochure               1995
28 Correspondence        1995
29 Local Government Consolidation 1995-1997
30 Annual Conference   1996
31 Executive Board          1996
32 Correspondence        1996
33 Bob Johnson retirement         1996
34 Legislative workshop                1996
35 ND Leadership Development 1997-2013
36 Annual Conference   1997
37 Executive Board          1997
38 Flood Response          1997
39 Legislation     1997
40 Correspondence        1997
41 Strategic Plan               1997-1998
42 Federal Takings Legislation     1997-1998
43 Annual Conference   1998
44 Executive Board          1998
45 League Services          1998-2013
46 Rate, Salary and Taxable Valuation Surveys    1998
47 Correspondence        1998
48 Accession of Account of first meeting 1998
49 Legislation     1999

Box 22:
1 Annual Conference     1999
2 Executive Board            1999
3 Council of Local Authorities for International Relations Exchange-Japan 1999
4 National League of Cities history            1999
5 Directories of ND City Officials                1990-1999
6 Correspondence           1999
7 Electronic Commerce Taxation 1999-2000
8 Directories of ND City Officials                2000-2004
9 National League of Cities Advisory Council        1999-2000
10 Statewide Planning/Growth/Sprawl  1999-2000
11 Annual Conference   2000
12 Business Associates Program                2000
13 Community Strategic Planning Initiative 2000
14 Correspondence        2000
15 Executive Board          2000
16 Affiliate groups           1980, 2001
17 Depopulation/Growth 1990-2001
18 Legislation     2001
19 Renaissance Zones    2001
20 Annual Conference   2001
21 Correspondence        2001
22 Governor's Homeland Security Conference   10/2001
23 Internship - Japanese Municipal Official           2001
24 Statewide Strategic Transportation Plan          2001-2002
25 Executive Board          2001
26 Special Assessment Studies   2001-2003, 2007
27 Annual Conference   2002
28 Correspondence        2002
29 Executive Board          2002
30 Member Surveys       2002-2003
31 ND Citizen Corps Council Programs     2002-2012
32 Letterhead    1980s-2003
33 Streamlined Sales Tax Project               2003
34 Legislation     2003
35 Correspondence        2003
36 Municipal Government Academy, Inc.              2003
37 Annual Conference   2003
38 Executive Board          2003
39 U.S. Senate Budget Committee Hearing on Homeland Security 2003
40 North Dakota Planning Association     2003-2005
41 Local Government Homeland Security Training Exercise Program NDLC, NDACO, DES 2003-2013
42 Annual Conference   2004
43 Executive Board          2004
44 Initiated Measures    2004-2006
45 Correspondence        2004
46 Legislation     2005
47 Governor's Task Force on Hurricane Katrina Response 2005
48 Annual Conference   2005
49 Executive Board          2005
50 Correspondence        2005-2006
51 League Services Brochures    2005-2011
52 March Madness vs. Sense & Sensibility Seminar 2005-2013
53 Municipal Revenue and Expenses - General Fund 2006
54 Annual Conference   2006
55 Executive Board          2006
56 State League Staff Workshop               2006
57 Membership and Affiliate Group Surveys       2006
58 City letterheads          ca. 2007
59 National League of Cities Board 2007
60 Legislation     2007

Box 23:
1 Extraterritorial Zoning ACIR Study 2007
2 Annual Conference     2007
3 Executive Board            2007
4 Correspondence           2007-2008
5 Federal/Legislative Issues         2008
6 Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute funding workshops             2008
7 Annual Conference     2008
8 Executive Board            2008
9 Teen Community Emergency Response Team program              2008-2013
10 Legislation     2009
11 Community Military Covenant              2009
12 Flood Response          2009
13 Annual Conference   2009
14 Executive Board          2009
15 Correspondence        2009-2010
16 Transportation Planning          2010
17 Annual Conference   2010
18 Executive Board          2010
19 Legislative Fellows Program Exchange              2010-2011
20 Legislation     2011
21 Flood Response          2011
22 Annual Conference   2011
23 Executive Board          2011
24 Correspondence        2011-2012
25 History of the League, Centennial Conference 2012
26 Prairie Business Magazine - 40 Under 40          2012
27 Measure 2 - Eliminate Property Tax   2012
28 Legislation     2013
29 Executive Board          2013
30 Annual Conference   2013
31 Connie Sprynczynatyk retirement      2013
32 Fridays at the League               2006, 2013
33 Local Government Tax Reform Advisory Group 2013
34 Correspondence        2013
35 Photos: City Congressional Conferences 1974-2006
36 Photo Negatives        
37 Photo Negatives        

Box 24:
1 Photos              1950s
2 Photos              1960s
3 Photos              1960s
4 Photos              1970s
5 Photos - Regionals and Annual Conferences    1976-1989
6 Photos              1990s
7 Photos              2000-2007

Box 25:
1 Photos - Regional Meetings     1990-1993
2 Cover photos
3 Tourism photos            
4 Staff, Directors, League Locations        
5  Photos - Executive and Legislative Committees            
6 Photos - Past Presidents          

Box 26:
1 Photos - Regional Meetings and Annual Conferences  1994-2007
2 Photos - Kazusakaroji Internship          
3 Photos - City Government Week          

Box 27: CDs and DVDs   

Box 28: Slide carousels - League of Cities 75th Anniversary 2003

Box 29: Unidentified photos      

VOL1     Scrapbook Annual Conference 1985
VOL2     Scrapbook Newspaper Clippings 1980s

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