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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #10216

Title: George F. Bird

Dates: 1873-1979

Collection Number: 10216

Quantity: 1 foot

Abstract: Consists of Bird’s research notes and writings, primarily on early Bismarck history, petition and articles of incorporation for an irrigation district in Burleigh County, correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Provenance: The State Historical Society received this collection from George F. Bird in March 1973.

Property rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyright: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

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 name, number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.


Box 1:
1 Bismarck Mayors and business owners 1873     
2 Correspondence to John Hjelle 1969-1978
3 Correspondence 1970-1978
4 Wagon Wheel Bluff Mutual Aid Articles of Incorporation 04/27/1937
5 Petition for the Creation of an Irrigation District, Burleigh County (N.D.) 01/25/1938
6 Dakota Territory and Bismarck Centennial Association 1972     
7 Historical Writings, misc.  XX       
8 Writings on Railroads  XX       
9 Writings, misc. XX       
10 Gingras Family Association 1962     
11 Former Governors' Mansion 1975     
12 North Dakota Horticulture 1979     
13 Lewis and Clark 1975     
14 Medora area    XX       
15 St. George Episcopal Church, Bismarck (N.D.)  1948-1973
16 Bismarck history notes and corrections xx       
17 Bismarck history research notes xx 
18 History of Bismarck drafts of manuscript XX       
19 Early History of Bismarck     xx       
20 Bismarck history XX       
21 Garrison Diversion XX       
22 Burleigh County Courthouse Dedication program 07/25/1931
23 Read what the two Johns have done...and all the reasons they should be re-elected    1920-1929
24 Pioneer Days Festival program, Bismarck (N.D.) 05/1936  
25 Newspaper clippings 1939-1979

Box 2: Photographs
10216-00001 Charles Eastman 1906     
10216-00002 Will School, Bismarck (N.D.) 1905-1920
10216-00003 Grand Pacific Hotel, Bismarck (N.D.)     circa 1910
10216-00004 J. W. Raymond and Company Groceries and Steamboat Supplies, Bismarck (D.T.) 1873-1885
10216-00005 Ice breakup on the Missouri River at Mandan (D.T.) circa 1880
10216-00006 Mrs. Beardsley, druggist's wife XX       
10216-00007 Sioux Indians dancing   1912     
10216-00008 Original Capitol building, Bismarck (N.D.) 1900-1930
10216-00009 Sitting Bull circa 1880
10216-00010 Looking west on Main Ave., Bismarck (N.D.) circa 1915
10216-00011 Barracks, Fort Lincoln, Bismarck (N.D.)  1910-1919
10216-00012 Looking down 4th St. at Broadway, Bismarck (N.D.) 1900-1910
10216-00013 Woman with a dog travois 1900-1930
10216-00014 Armory, Bismarck (N.D.) 1909-1911

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