William Langer Papers, 1900-1959
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Brief Description:

The William Langer Papers date from 1900 to 1959.  The collection consists of materials related to his legal and political career, spanning both his pre-Senatorial life and his long tenure in the U.S. Senate.  Much of the collection contains correspondence with constituents, family, friends, and prominent political figures in North Dakota and beyond.  In addition, the collection contains over one hundred boxes of his personal legal files.  The correspondence is divided into subjects as well as by year and name.  In addition to correspondence, other materials in the collection includes political pamphlets and newspaper clippings.

Please follow this link for the complete Box and Folder Inventory for the William Langer Papers.

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] library.und.edu
Record Series Number: OGLMC/0019
Created by: Langer, William (1886-1959)
Volume: 900.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1963.
More information is available at http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH000719930
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Langer, William
Politics and Government - Nonpartisan League (NPL)
Politics and Government - North Dakota Governor
Politics and Government - United States Senate
University of North Dakota - Alumni
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Langer Family  Donation
Related Publications:

Geelan, Agnes. The Dakota Maverick: the political life of William Langer, also known as "Wild Bill" Langer.  1975.

Holzworth, John M. The fighting governor: the story of William Langer and the state of North Dakota. Chicago: The Pointer Press, 1938.

PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). William Langer Papers.  OGLMC 19, 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 October 2015.