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.
“Dear Solveig, My sister Lori and I thank you on behalf of the Twedt and Olson families for your successful efforts in finding our Norwegian family records for Gunder Louven and his (2) wives. These records, that we were not able to locate through our own six-month research, now provide us with the real names of our third-great grandmother and the history. The records you found also gave us the names of our fourth-great grandfather and grandmother (Gunder Louven's parents).Words cannot express the pure joy that we felt when you told us the news. We will forever be thankful for your tireless efforts, which now give us the opportunity to go further back in our research on our mother's side of the family.I have enclosed a donation check to NAGC & NL. We look forward to receiving the documents of evidence that you discovered. God Bless You.”
- Joanne (Florida)