Dedicated to locating, collecting, preserving, and interpreting the Norwegian-American experience.

The Norwegian-American Historical Association is home to one of North America’s oldest and largest ethnic manuscript collections. Founded in 1925 on the campus of St. Olaf College, NAHA also maintains robust scholarly publishing program and holds regular events for its members and the public.

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  • Interested in attending the NAHA-Norge Seminar? Check out the NAHA-Norge website for more information.
  • Our Odd S. Lovoll Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research and writing. Learn more about the award and apply by June 1!
  • Norwegian-American Studies is now hosted on Project MUSE! Members, contact our office for instructions to access.


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There are many ways to contribute to NAHA, and your support of our mission in these challenging times matters more now than ever.

Our Publications

Norwegian-American Studies

Our annual scholarly journal is dedicated to publishing innovative studies of Norwegian migration and related fields.

Currents Newsletter

Our quarterly member newsletter highlights news of the association, recent archival donations, tips for family historians, book notices, and more.

Publications Shop

Browse our publications that interpret the Norwegian-American experience, along with its relationship to other ethnic groups.