10006 Clement Augustus Lounsberry Papers, 1863-1924 Literary manuscripts, military documents, reminiscences, photographs, receipts, speeches, ephemera, and correspondence concerning military service in the Civil War, settlement in the Dakota Territory in the 1870s, appointment as Postmaster of Bismarck, ND, publication of the and Lounsberry's book on the history of North Dakota, land speculation near Buford, and activities as a special agent for the General Land Office. Smith Papers, 1951 Correspondence, maps, a report concerning the Verendrye National Monument, a manuscript entitled, “Explorations of the Verendryes, 1738-1743, with special reference to Verendrye National Monument.” (.25ft) 10035 William Davis Papers, 1910 Belcourt, ND Biographical sketch and notebook regarding the Metis and Davis’ personal affairs.
(.25ft) 10022 Lulah Cavileer Papers, 1874-1930 Pembina, ND; Cavalier County, ND Diaries relating to family affairs, letters from Charles Cavileer, A. The Marquis de Mores and Company records, 1886-1887, consist of share certificates, certificate of organization, production tables, and a report on beef feeding presented to the Montana Stockgrowers' Association. 1930-1940 Photographs and bibliographies and notes on cards compiled for use in preparing reports for the WPA on Fort Abraham Lincoln, Marquis de Mores, and the Chateau at Medora, together with correspondence on the de Mores coat-of arms, miscellaneous notes, and pictures of the Chateau and typical ranch buildings in South Roosevelt Park. Bacon, among others, pertaining in part to educational affairs and politics as well as personal correspondence with friends and relatives and some business papers and notes for speeches. Taylor Papers, 1865-1929 Correspondence, copy of his mother's will, notice of appointment as Mandan, ND Postmaster, prescriptions, railroad passes, and records of the Yellowstone Land and Colonization Company.
(.5ft/1r/#1522) 10031 Sarah Boley Papers, 1877-1883, 1897-1918 Three diaries concerning weather, daily life, politics and agricultural conditions in Morton Co., ND (.5ft) 10033 Hubert G.
Winship relating to personal and business affairs, newspaper clippings, notes, and a speech by Charles Cavileer. Boller Papers, 1853-1951 Fort Atkinson, IA; Mc Lean County, ND Letters from Boller to his relatives in Pennsylvania describing his trip to Fort Atkinson, his life there, and the Indians; correspondence with Elliott Couers, Washington Matthews, George Catlin and others concerning a revised edition of his book, (1868); a notebook of Hidatsa linguistic material, newspaper clippings concerning Boller’s book, and a diary. Dease Papers, 1867-1966 Genealogical information concerning the Dease family and early Pembina County settlers, family papers, photographs, printed material, correspondence, and a biography of Antoine Gingras.
The Reilly Luffsey murder trial records date from 1885 and consist of a court petition, trial transcript, and court docket entries. The periodicals contain articles regarding the life of the Marquis and ephemera of household goods leaflets, catalogs, a brand book, and travel brochures. (2.75ft) 10042 Alexander Mc Kenzie Papers, 1875-1890 Visitor’s register to the real estate office of Mc Kenzie and Holmes, letter book containing business correspondence dealing with the Bismarck Water Works, sale of Northern Pacific Railroad property, state and local politics, and a naturalization certificate. (1.25ft) 10069 Nina Farley Wishek Papers, 1923-1931 Manuscript entitled, “The Marquis de Mores and the North Dakota Badlands,” letters and notes relating to the Sully Expedition and stage lines in southern North Dakota, and poetry.
Miscellany includes manuscripts, French language periodicals, ephemera, and newspapers. (.25ft/1r#13087) 10046 Dana Monroe Wright Papers, 1916-1963 Burleigh County, ND; Kidder County, ND; Stutsman County, ND Correspondence, subject files, biographies, research notes, and maps. (7.25ft/oversize/1r/#9162) 10049 Garrison Dam Closure Committee Records, 1953 Committee minutes, correspondence, invitations, reservations, guest lists, financial records, dedication programs, news releases, and newspaper clippings documenting the planning and arrangement of the dedication of the Garrison Dam. (.25ft) 10070 Usher Lloyd Burdick Papers, 1870-1958 Copies of articles written by Burdick, entitled "The Last Battle of the Sioux Nation," and "The Murder Trial of Antoinne De Vallombrosa, Marquis de Mores," a bibliographical sketch of John Leach, notes and drawings concerning the Battle of the Little Big Horn, speeches, newsletters, correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, scrapbooks "Your Congressman Comments," and copies of House bills introduced by Burdick. Governor of North Dakota, 1911-1912 and US House of Representatives, 1935-1945.
Manuscripts consist of two translations of Charles Droulers' , 1858-1896, by George F. Papers relate primarily to local and family history, archeological surveys, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota, diaries, correspondence, newspaper clippings, family histories, and memorabilia, and notes and an 1863 map of the military trail of General H. (2ft) 10050 North Dakota Golden Jubilee Homecoming Committee Records, 1939 Correspondence, rosters, newspaper clippings, and registrations of persons qualified to be designated as a “Dakota Territory Pioneer” as part of the celebration of the 50th year since statehood. (11.5ft/oversize) 10071 Erling Nicolai Rolfsrud Papers, 1953-1954 Correspondence concerning research on a book, , two book galley proofs, and a typescript entitled "Ben Eielson," by Sir Hubert Wilkins.(1ft) 10051 George Kimball Dike Papers, 1874-1909 Correspondence, biographical material, personal papers, maps, field notes, legal and financial documents, printed material, and photographs concerning work and life of a North Dakota surveyor who came to Walsh County in 1879 (3ft) 10058 Lewis Ferandus Crawford Papers, 1907-1927 Notebooks, essays, newspaper clippings, and correspondence concerning ranching, banking, Indians, and settlement in western North Dakota. (.25ft) 10085 Orin Grant Libby Papers, 1902-1943 The collection relates to Libby's professional and personal activities: Secretary of the State Historical Society of North Dakota, Grand Historian of the North Dakota Masonic Grand Lodge, Professor of History at the University of North Dakota.Collection includes interviews with early settlers. Superintendent and curator of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Nuessle, chairman of the North Dakota Selective Service Board, genealogical records, military records, and certificates of commendation. Records consist of correspondence, research materials, and notebooks.(1ft/1r #14022) 10063 Nuessle Family Papers, 1903-1979 Personal and business correspondence of Judge William L. (9ft) 10064 Edwin James Taylor Papers, 1880s-1972 Papers of Edwin James Taylor, his wife Charlotte (Sterrett), and sons Herndon and Edwin Jr., as well as the papers of Mrs. The research materials provide information on cities and counties, churches, fur trade, Indians, military expeditions and forts, and transportation.Hazel Paris Reid (sister of Edwin Taylor Jr.’s second wife Aldeen Paris [Welch] Taylor), and papers of Major James Hanley (whose daughter Lewista married Aldeen Paris’ brother Robert). Notebooks detail travel, activities, and accounts while conducting agency business.Records relating to Libby's activities as Professor of History at the University of North Dakota, 1908-1919, consist of correspondence with other faculty regarding University matters.