Manuscript collections document the cultural, political, social, and economic growth of North Dakota. Manuscript holdings include the records of churches, labor unions, businesses, social and welfare agencies, women's organizations, papers of private individuals and public officials, photographs, and ephemera. The subject bibliographies lead to a list of highlights of our Manuscript Collections.
Information for collection entries is based on the collection inventories, or surveys. Not all collection entries are equal in levels of details, but most are sufficient enough to provide patrons with useful and informative descriptions of the manuscripts. Manuscript finding aids will be linked through these bibliographies as they become available. Individual collections are also cataloged in the online catalog (ODIN).
Manuscript Collections by Subject:
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