The Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library collection includes thousands of genealogical books, microfilms, and resources relating to Norwegian and Norwegian-American genealogical research. NAGC members are welcome to visit and work in the Library at no charge. Non-members will be charged a $15 Daily User Fee. For more information on NAGC’s collection of resources, please contact Jerry Paulson at (608) 255-2224 or via E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of the more widely used collections include:
Transcripts of the Norwegians in the following U.S. Census Records:
Handwritten transcripts and microfilm of Norwegians on ship passenger lists:
Handwritten and typed transcripts of Norwegian-American Church records, 1840-1900 Over 900 reels of microfilmed Norwegian-American church records
By becoming a member, you not only gain benefits for your family history research, you also support a worthy cause.
Your annual membership helps you, your family, and a wide community discover their roots and preserve a treasured heritage.
NAGC & NL relies upon donations of all types from its members and friends throughout the world.
All gifts, whether large or small, are essential to the work of the Center, an important non-profit organization of international scope that is dedicated to preserving Norwegian-American history and heritage.
“Greetings to all of you at NAGC & NL. Thank you for all of the help each of you have given me each time I have come to the library to work on my family history. I have learned so much and enjoyed the visits and the chats about Norwegian history. I will be back in 2017 to learn more but for now, this is just a note to tell you how much I appreciate working with you all.”
- Karoline (Illinois)