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Welcome to The Danish American Archive and Library web site. Located in Blair, Nebraska, The Archive contains the country’s largest and broadest collection of materials relating to the life experience, cultural heritage and vital contributions to North America of the people of Danish extraction.

Our collection, consisting of approximately 1,200 cubic feet of unpublished written materials, recordings and photographs plus more than 11,000 books, starts with some of America’s earliest Danish immigrants and continues through present day Danish Americans. Through our holdings a picture emerges of how people of Danish descent came to America and established themselves and of their enormous contributions to the fabric of American life. So come join us, online or in person, and enjoy the Danish American experience!


Other websites of interest:
   · University of Nebraska at Omaha
    · Danish American Heritage Society 
Danish Immigrant Archive at Grand View College 
The Museum of Danish America

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posted 3/11/2014

Be sure to check out our digital archive. Simply click on the Digital Archive link on the left of any page of our web site to access the Vig Collection. This collection contains the scanned images of the papers of Lars Einar Vig, who kept extensive cross-referenced information on citizens of Washington County, Nebraska, from the days of early settlement into the mid-twentieth century. While there are portions devoted to the Danish settlers and immigrants, the documents cover all residents of Washington County. The collection includes records derived from census documents, county court records, cemetery records, written and informal histories and local newspapers. Also included in the digital archive are the P. C. Jensen files. P. C. Jensen maintained files of biographical and professional data on many United Evangelical Lutheran Church pastors. This content is organized alphabetically by surname of each pastor. Finally, back issues of our newsletter, Jottings, is available on this page. The scanning of our collections is an ongoing effort. As more collections are digitized, they will be posted on this handy digital archive page.