In Recognition Of Syttende Mai (May 17) – Norwegian Independence Day – We Celebrate The Arne G. Brekke Bygdebok Collection In The Chester Fritz Library

Did you know that the University of North Dakota’s Chester Fritz Library has one of the most complete collections of published farm and family histories in the world? In celebration of Syttende Mai (May 17), Norwegian Independence Day, which is today, we celebrate the Arne G. Brekke Bygdebok Collection, housed in the library’s Elwyn B.…
Read More

New Exhibit Featuring UND Interim President Ed Schafer In Chester Fritz Library’s Department Of Special Collections

A new exhibit featuring University of North Dakota Interim President Ed Schafer is now on display in the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections in the Chester Fritz Library. The exhibit, titled “Ed Schafer: Full Circle—UND Student to UND President,” highlights many of Schafer’s accomplishments throughout the years. The exhibit includes various artifacts, memorabilia,…
Read More

UND Special Collections Announces Unveiling Of Archived 911 Calls From Historic 1997 Flood

A reception is set for Wednesday, May 6 at the Chester Fritz Library to publically release the preserved and digitized phone calls The Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections in the University of North Dakota Chester Fritz Library announced today that a key record related to the 1997 Red River Valley Flood is now…
Read More

UND Observance Of National Library Week Kicks Off Wednesday, April 8

The University of North Dakota’s Chester Fritz Library is celebrating National Library Week April 12-18. However, the Library is kicking off the celebration early with Library Day on Wednesday, April 8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., on the second floor in the reference area. There, publishers’ representatives will be available to demonstrate databases and e-journals.…
Read More

UND Adds To Its Digital Artifacts Collection An ‘old’ Atari Gaming System Cartridge Part Of Recent Archaeology Dig

The University of North Dakota Department of Special Collections in the Chester Fritz Library got an unusual addition this week: an Atari game cartridge once buried in a New Mexico landfill. Special Collections is best known for housing collections associated with important national figures like former North Dakota politicians William Langer and Byron Dorgan, and…
Read More