The Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center and Fort Mandan State Historic Site are temporarily closed for maintenance until further notice.

SHSND Home > Archives > Archives Holdings > Archives & Manuscripts > Family/Local History > 11149
To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 701.328.2091 or

OCLC WorldCat Logo

SHSND Photobook - Digitized images from State Archives

Digital Horizons

2019-2021 Blue Book Cover

Federal Depository Library Program

Chronicling America

Manuscripts by Subject - Family / Local History - #11149

Title: Harris Robinson Film Collection

Dates: 1947-1953

Collection Number: 11149

Quantity: Seven-8mm film reels

Abstract: The collection contains seven-8mm film reels of various scenes shot by Harris Robinson. Robinson was an engineer on the original Memorial Bridge in Bismarck, North Dakota. The film includes scenes of flooding around the Mandan area, snow removal, and Garrison Dam construction. Collection is digitized. 

Provenance: The collection was donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by Bob and Linda Robinson on November 5, 2012.

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

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


11149-00001 Flood scenes, Bismarck 1947-1948
11149-00002 Snow removal XX
11149-00003 Dam building, Garrison Dam dedication, Pres. Eisenhower 06/11/1953
11149-00004 Flooding- No.10 between Bismarck & Mandan – Ice on 83 S of Washburn, flood on bottoms S of Bismarck, flood at Breien, flood on No. 31, Cannon Ball River S of Raleigh 1952     
11149-00005 Floods- Rice Lake, Mandan, Napoleon, Bismarck, Chase Lake, Moffit, Sterling, Heart River, Dike Erosion, Raleigh, McKenzie, Cannon Ball, Breien, Baumgartner, Washburn, Sterling, Hazen, Apple Creek, Denhoff, McClusky, Mercer, Bismarck & Mandan, Opening 10 XX
11149-00006 Construction XX
11149-00007 Snow removal XX

612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
Get Directions

State Museum and Store: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
State Archives: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F, except state holidays; 2nd Sat. of each month, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Appointments are recommended. To schedule an appointment, please contact us at 701.328.2091 or
State Historical Society offices: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F, except state holidays.

Contact Us:
phone: 701.328.2666

Social Media:
See all social media accounts