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

NAHA was organized October 6, 1925, as a national center for the collection and preservation of historical material. Now in its 92nd year, the Association has published more than 100 books of scholarly merit and its archive is home to more than 1,700 collections. NAHA is located on the campus of St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Join NAHA and the East Side Freedom Library for Immigration, Community, and Archives on St. Paul's East Side on Saturday, Oct. 19. Register online by visiting our event page, or call 507-786-3221 for more information.

Kristina Warner recently joined NAHA as its new archivist. Warner earned her master’s degree in library and information science (MLIS) from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she focused on archives and records management, digital preservation, and digital asset management. Read more here.
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To better serve our patrons, the archives are open by appointment only. Please call 507-786-3450 or email to plan your visit. Thank you!

Learn more about our Association by reading our most recent annual report.

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