North Dakota State University has free searchable databases for Genealogy and Biography collections including:

 

 

Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

NDSU Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Birth

  • Thomas J. Hoffman Collection (marriages, births, and deaths in the genealogies of Catholic German families from several Russian and European regions)

 

Marriage

 

Death

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

NDSU Residence Records

Census

 

Citizenship

 

Maps

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

NDSU Daily Life Records

Bibliography

 

Biography

 

Court

 

Ethnic

 

Genealogy & Family History

 

Government & Legal

 

History

 

Music

  • Lawrence Welk Music Arrangements Index database provides access to some 10,000 original arrangements used by the Welk Orchestra and individual performers spanning from the 1950s to 1980s.

 

Newspapers

  • Spectrum Index, 1896-1927, 1938 – present (student newspaper)
  • Spectrum Full-text database, 1896 – present (student newspaper)
  • It’s Happening at State (Newsletter – 1967-1998 Weekly newsletter published by University Relations covering campus news and events.)
  • Bison Briefs (College and State, 1917-1933; NDAC Alumni Review, 1939-1959; Bison Briefs, 1959- ) University publication focused on college and alumni events, activities and news.
  • Fargo Forum Newspaper Index 1879-1995 Database of citations to selected articles published in a number of Fargo newspapers between 1879 and 1995, primarily the Fargo Forum.
  • Fargo Forum Obituary Index Partial index providing citations to Fargo Forum, and the Daily Argus newspaper obituaries up to 1995.
  • The Record (Historical magazine, 1895-1905) Magazine published between 1895 to 1905 with a focus toward historical and biographical articles related to North Dakota.
  • Farmer North Dakota Agricultural College magazine published between 1899-1918, devoted to foods, hygiene, extension, and agricultural related articles. This database covers years 1899-1906.
  • Sanitary Home – North Dakota Farmer and Sanitary Home – North Dakota Farmer North Dakota Agricultural College magazine published between 1899-1918, devoted to foods, hygiene, extension, and agricultural related articles. This database covers years 1899-1906.

 

Oral Histories

  • Digital Horizons Collaborative digital database featuring images, documents, video, and oral histories depicting life on the Northern Plains from the late 1800s to today.

 

Photographs

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