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Henry R. Martinson Papers, 1916-1976

Collection Overview

Title: Henry R. Martinson Papers, 1916-1976


Creator: Martinson, Henry R. (1883-1981)

Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 11/00/1976

Languages: English [eng]


1883-1981; Member of the Socialist Party in North Dakota, involved in the formation of the Nonpartisan League, and author of Comes the Revolution

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Henry R. Martinson Papers date from 1916-1976, and reflect both his enduring interests in the Labor Movement in North Dakota and also in his diverse literary and personal interests.  Included is a typescript of his work, “Comes the Revolution,” which details the history of the labor struggle and Socialist movement in North Dakota.  The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title and chronologically within each folder (when possible).  Some of the material in the collection was photocopied from the Institute of Regional Studies at North Dakota State University.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Henry R. Martinson

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Publications:

The following publications were written by Henry R. Martinson and are available in Special Collections:

135 Funny Stories in Verse, 1970.

"Comes the Revolution: A Personal Memoir of the Socialist Movement in North Dakota." Originally published in North Dakota History, Winter 1969.

History of North Dakota Labor, 1970.

Old Trails and New, 1958 and 1973.

Village Commune Barefoot Boy, 1976.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Henry R. Martinson Papers.  OGLMC 387, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid migrated to Archon in December 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH006965730

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1971-1976Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1961-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1951-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1940-1943Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1937-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Labor materials, 1921-1976 and undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Letters to the Editor, mostly undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Miscellaneous material, 1937-1961Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Newspaper clippings, labor-relatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Newspaper clippings, H.R. MartinsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Newspaper clippings, miscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Newspaper clippings, politicsAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Personal and miscellaneous materialAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Poetry and songAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: ProseAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Socialist party material, 1916-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Typescript of "Comes the Revolution"Add to your cart.