Title: North Dakota State Horticultural Society Records
ID: OGLMC 469
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Organized in 1923 in Valley City
The North Dakota State Horticultural Society was organized in September 1923 in Valley City, ND. First elected officers included: E. C. Hilborn, President; George Will, Vice President; A. F. Yaeger, Secretary; C. A. Chinberg, Treasurer. Membership increased during the first year from seventeen to one hundred thirty. A prior North Dakota Horticultural Society, affiliated with the Minnesota Horticultural Society, was organized in 1904 and disbanded in 1919. Its meetings were held during the Tri-State Grain Growers convention.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Donation; the acquisitions records are unavailable
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). North Dakota State Horticultural Society Records. OGLMC 469, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections. Chester Fritz Library. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid migrated to Archon in May 2014.
Collection Material Type: Organizational Records
Scope and Contents: The North Dakota State Horticultural Society Records contain several publications. Included is the North Dakota Horticultural Handbook for 1926 and 1928, published by society, and containing convention speeches, constitution, newsletters, membership lists, and horticultural information. Also included are four issues of North and South Dakota Horticulture from 1938, 1939, and 1944, and published jointly by the North and South Dakota Horticultural Societies.