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State Agency Records - North Dakota Historical Records Survey, Transcripts of County Commissioners Proceedings - #30569

Title: State Historical Society. North Dakota Historical Records Survey. Transcripts of County Commissioners Proceedings

Dates:
ca. 1881-1938

Record Series:
30569

Quantity:
1 foot

Abstract:
Consists of transcripts of County Commissioners Proceedings for some North Dakota counties.

Provenance:
The North Dakota State Archives acquired these records series through the auspices of the Professional and Service Division, Work Projects Administration, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota, ca.1942.

Copyright:
Public records are not subject to copyright restrictions, although record series may contain copyrighted material. Consideration of such copyrights is the responsibility of the author and publisher.

Access:
These records are available for public inspection under provision of the North Dakota Century Code, 55-02.1-08.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the record group, series name and number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.

HISTORICAL SKETCH


The North Dakota Historical Records Survey began in 1936 and was sponsored by the Division of Women’s and Professional Projects, Works Progress Administration, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota. The purpose of the survey was to “discover, preserve, and make accessible the basic materials on the history” of North Dakota. Records inventories were conducted for North Dakota counties, cities, townships, churches, social and fraternal organizations, newspapers, and the State of North Dakota. In addition the survey identified historical manuscripts, prepared transcripts of significant local government records, and assembled a listing of pre-1889 books, periodicals, and other printed materials available in North Dakota. Publications of the North Dakota Historical Records Survey include:

Inventory of the County Archives of Williams County, 1938
Abstract and Check List of Statutory Requirements for County Records, 1939
Bibliography of Theses Prepared at the University of North Dakota, 1940
Inventory of the County Archives of Golden Valley County, 1941
Inventory of the County Archives of Mercer County, 1941
Guise to Church Vital Statistics Records in North Dakota, 1942
Inventory of Federal Archives in the States No. 33, North Dakota, 1943

The Survey work of the North Dakota Historical Record Survey ended in 1942.

Box / Folder Inventory

Box 184:
Adams County 1908-1912
Divide County 1911-1912
Eddy County 1885-1889
Golden Valley County 1912-1914
LaMoure County 1881-1889
Logan County 1884-1889
McHenry County 1884-1889
Mercer County 1884-1897
Morton County 1881-1884
Nelson County 1883-1890
Oliver County 1885
Ramsey County 1883-1939
Ransom 1881
Rolette 1890-1938
Sargent County 1883-1887
Towner County 1884-1886
Walsh County 1881-1884

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