Icelandic Emigration Papers, 1853-1980
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Brief Description:

The Icelandic Emigration Papers consist of photocopied diaries and correspondence regarding Icelandic emigrants to North Dakota. The photocopies were donated by Bergsteinn Jonsson of the University of Iceland. Also included is documentation from the "Centennial Celebration of Icelandic Communities." This event was held in Mountain, North Dakota, in June and July of 1978.

All materials are in Icelandic, unless otherwise noted.

Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/202
Volume: 0.75 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1972. Additional material was donated in 1978 (78-486), 1979 (79-564 and 79-613), and 1981 (81-723).
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Icelandic [ice]
Acquisition Notes: Bergsteinn Jonsson, University of Iceland  Donation; 72-202
PreferredCitation: Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in August 2023.