North Dakota Biography
There is no major statewide biographical index or major manuscript collection. Search statewide, regional, and county histories for biographical information. Representative biographical encyclopedias are:
Compendium of History and Biography of North Dakota Containing a History of North Dakota. . . . Chicago, Illinois: George A. Ogle & Company, 1900. (FHL book 978.4 D3c; film 982021.)
Lounsberry, Clement Augustus. North Dakota History and People. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: S.J. Clarke, 1917. (FHL 978.4 H2Lc; volumes 1-2 on film 982024; volume 3 on film 982025.)
Crawford, Lewis F. et al. History of North Dakota and North Dakota Biography. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: The American Historical Society, 1931. (FHL film 1036393.) Volumes 2 and 3 are biographical.
Aberle, George P. Pioneers and Their Sons.. . .Two Volumes. Bismarck, North Dakota: Tumbleweed Press, 1980. (FHL book 978.4 D3a; film 1035608.) Includes family histories.