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Dedicated to locating, collecting, preserving, and interpreting the Norwegian-American experience with accuracy, integrity and liveliness.

The Norwegian-American Historical Association was founded in 1925 as a national center for the collection and preservation of historical material. Located on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, the Association has published more than 100 books of scholarly merit and its archive is home to more than 2,200 collections.


In response to public health recommendations, the NAHA Archives are closed to the public through the summer. For questions regarding research or donation of archival material, contact or call 507-786-3450. For all other questions, contact or call 507-786-3221.

Member Events

Our spring event, "New Directions in Migration Research" with Terje Mikael Hasle Joranger, director of the Norwegian Emigration Museum, was rescheduled as an online presentation. If you missed it, you can still enjoy this video of the event.

Check back for more information about our 2020 Biennial Member Meeting, tentatively scheduled for Oct. 24 at St. Olaf College.

Learn more about NAHA by reading our 2020-22 strategic plan or checking out our most recent annual report.

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