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Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #11088

Title: Janet Beltran Research Files  
Dates: 1980s-2000s

Collection Number:   MSS 11088    

Quantity: 2.75 feet
Abstract: Papers consist of Beltran's research files on Alexander McKenzie, Reverend J. B. M. Genin, and the histories of Bismarck, ND and of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Files include copies of historical documents and publications, as well as Beltran's notes, bibliographical material, and information on sources. See case file for list of publications transferred to the State Archives Publications. June 29, 2011 accession consists of Beltran's research files and notes, compiled for the State Archives, State Historical Society of North Dakota. February 11, 2012 accession consists of material relating to the history of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, including correspondence, news clippings, legislation, printed material, reports and publications. Box was in accessions holding and was added to the collection.

Provenance: The collection was donated by Janet Beltran on July 6, 2011. The collection was processed, and this finding aid was created by Emily E. Schultz in June 2011.

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


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

Transfer: Several publication were transferred to the State Archives’ publications on June 28, 2011. Please see case file for list of titles.     


Box 1:
1 Alexander McKenzie, ND politics                                
2 Alexander McKenzie, real estate                                  
3 Alexander McKenzie, newspaper notes                      
4 Alexander McKenzie, the looting of Alaska and Rex Beach  
5 Alexander McKenzie, Organization - Alaska article, Nome                            
6 Alexander McKenzie, miscellaneous information - Alaska and McKenzie                  
7 Alexander McKenzie, Lillo - Alaskan Gold Mining Co., Nome                      
8 Alexander McKenzie, Nome, Alaska  
9 Alexander McKenzie, Eber Bly and Bismarck Water Works            
10 Alexander McKenzie, Probate hearing              
11 Bibliographies            
12 Early Bismarck history                                     
13 Alexander McKenzie, Boomer                       
14 Alexander McKenzie, Capitol relocation                                
15 James J. Hill                
16 Lottery                           
17 Alexander McKenzie, Burleigh County Sheriff, etc.             
18 Alexander McKenzie, letterbook names list                 
19 Alexander McKenzie, letterbook printout                                
20 Alexander McKenzie, notebooks                                 
21 Alexander McKenzie, articles, drafts, notes                             
22 Alexander McKenzie, chronology                                            
23 Alexander McKenzie, census                                       
24 Alexander McKenzie, films and filmstrips                                
25 Alexander McKenzie, marriages and families                                       
26 Alexander McKenzie, will, probate                              
27 Edward Patterson                      
28 Alexander McKenzie, newspaper cards                                    
29 World's Columbian Exposition, 1893                                       
30 Alexander McKenzie, capitol removal - student worksheet                                         
31 Notebook, Alexander McKenzie and Rev. J. B. M. Genin (Father Genin)                 
32 Father Genin                 
33 Father Genin, purchase requests, invoice, bills of sale                                     
34 Father Ambrose Mattingley - Papers (about Father Genin)                                         
35 Father Genin      
36 Father Genin, reading inventory                      
37 Father Genin, good relations with parishioners                                               
38 Father Genin, #1-13 (sources/citations)         
39 Father Genin, #201-276 (sources/citations)             

Box 2:
(loose) Bibliographical and source cards (loose)       

Box 3:
1 ND Governors and Lieutenant Governors
2 McCarney’s 1963 tax referral
3 Military and veterans
4 Manuscript collection entries – lists and general information
5 Winrod-Leppert abductions
6 Youmans Bank trial     
7 Garrison Dam area and Four Bears Bridge
8 “100 Years Ago in the Legislature” files         
9 Miscellaneous biographical and historical sketches

Box 4:
1 Historical Society History, legislation, 1893             
2 Historical Society History, legislation, 1895             
3 Historical Society History, legislation, 1899            
4 Historical Society History, legislation, 1903            
5 Historical Society History, legislation, 1905            
6 Historical Society History, legislation, 1907            
7 Historical Society History, legislation, 1909            
8 Historical Society History, legislation, 1911            
9 Historical Society History, legislation, 1913            
10 Historical Society History, legislation, 1915           
11 Historical Society History, legislation, 1917           
12 Historical Society History, legislation, 1919           
13 Historical Society History, legislation, 1947           
14 Historical Society History, legislation, 1949           
15 Historical Society History, legislation, 1951           
16 Historical Society History, legislation, 1953           
17 Historical Society History, legislation, 1961           
18 Historical Society History, legislation, 1963           
19 Historical Society History, legislation, 1965           
20 Historical Society History, legislation, 1967           
21 Walter E. Spokesfield                                               
22 Harold E. Briggs                                           
23 Merrill Burlingame                                       
24 Historical Society history                             
25 Performance Review - Legislative Council and Russell Fridley, January-February, 1976
26 Crawford                                          
27 SHS History - Ernst R. Steinbrueck                                                
28 Intra and Reorganization                                         
29 Historical Society history                                         
30 H. Clark Branch Library                                        
31 Accession record - miscellaneous                                        
32 Sacajawea                                         
33 State Historical Society - History                                         
34 Legislation, Interim Study by Legislative Council Committee on Data Processing, 1971             
35 Data Processing and microfilming: North Dakota Legislative Council                
36 Draft of Leg. Council's archival bill, 6-7 March 1970                      
37 State Archives Law - 1976-1977                             
38 Laws governing operations of State Historical Society                             
39 Legislation - 1975 Session HB 1454                                                
40 SHSND 1961-1971                      
41 Historical Society history                                         
42 SHS history                                                  
43 1981 Legislature HB 1178                                       
44 State Historical Society of ND (State Historical Board) needs and objectives, 1979-1981 biennium                 
45 North Dakota Department of Government                      
46 SHSND history                 

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