The State Historical Society of North Dakota publications program includes the quarterly journal, North Dakota History: Journal of the Northern Plains, and the newsletter Plains Talk. On occasion, the agency also publishes books.
North Dakota History: Journal of the Northern Plains
Readers can share in the history and culture of the state and Northern Plains through the Society’s quarterly historical publication, North Dakota History: Journal of the Northern Plains, which features articles by historians and writers. Begun as the North Dakota Historical Quarterly, the journal has published the scholarship and writings of hundreds of authors since 1926. Members of the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation receive North Dakota History and Plains Talk as a benefit of membership.
The Society also produces newsletters for its many constituents. Plains Talk is a quarterly newsletter sent to all the members of the State Historical Society of North Dakota Foundation, describing the work of the Society, sharing information about people, places and programs. An e-newsletter, available to all through signing up on our website, is distributed every month.
Recent publications of the Society include A Traveler’s Companion to North Dakota State Historic Sites, Third Edition (2015); Lt. G.K Warrens 1885-86 Manuscripts of the Missouri River (2012); Twilight of the Upper Missouri River Fur Trade: The Journals of Henry A. Boller (2008); Statue of Sakakawea Presented in the Rotunda, United States Capitol (2005); “A Vast and Open Plain”: The Writings of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in North Dakota, 1804-1806 (2003); and Prairie Populist: The Life and Times of Usher L. Burdick (in partnership with the North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies at North Dakota State University in Fargo (2002).
For further information on the publications program of the State Historical Society of North Dakota or to submit a manuscript, write to the Editor, State Historical Society of North Dakota, 612 East Boulevard Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58505-0830, email EditorSHSND@nd.gov or call (701) 328-2666.
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