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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.

Visit our publications page to read about our new editor, Anna M. Peterson.


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!


NAHA is proud to announce the release of its most recent publication, Two Homelands: A Historian Considers His Life and Work, by Odd S. Lovoll, St. Olaf College professor emeritus and former long-time NAHA editor. The book is a co-publication with MNHS Press. NAHA members will receive a copy of the book as a benefit of membership.

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