In addition to the many resources available from the North Dakota Studies program at the State Historical Society of North Dakota, other government agencies and organizations also have excellent resources to assist those interested in learning more about North Dakota.
Workshops and learning opportunities for teachers, student programs, and a host of friendly websites help to promote the history and culture of North Dakota.
North Dakota Blue Book
Since 1889, there have been 30 North Dakota Blue Books published by the North Dakota Secretary of State. Beginning in 1995, these books have been published every biennium. These volumes are a compendium of information about the state’s political, economic, social, cultural and environmental history, and current status.
Recent editions are sold in the Museum Store at the North Dakota Heritage Center, 701-328-2822.
A total of 18 Blue Books can now be viewed online using Digital Horizons. They can be searched individually or all at once.
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Instructions to search the 16 currently digitized Blue Books individually: