Books in the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives Library

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The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives has a large collection of books in a number of topical sections that provide an excellent reference for the researcher and genealogist.

Topical Index





  • Cookbooks
    Listing of the Cookbook Collection at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives that includes ISBN or LC Number, Title, Author and Year of Publication. Includes Rare and Hard-To-Find Cookbooks including The Art of Rosette Cooking by Ursula Kaiser and Danish Home Baking by Karen Berg.
  • Directory Collection
    Collection of Directories at the GG Archives. Eclectic collection features High School Yearbooks from Armstrong Sr. High; TransQuest Corporate Telephone Directory; International Who's Who in IT; and Alumni Directories from Minnesota State University (Mankato State University).
  • Genealogy
    Catalogued Genealogy Book Collection at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives listing by ISBN / LC Number, Title, Author and Year of Publication.
  • History
    Books pertaining to General History, not categorized elsewhere include such titles as The 1920's: Rhetoric or Reality?; American History, A Survey, Volume II: Since 1865; The Bicentennial Almanac: 200 Year of America; Boston: A Topographical History, Second Edition, Enlarged; The Depression Years and more.
  • Immigration
    Books on Immigration Available from the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives . Many Rare and Hard-To-Find Titles including Minnesota's Fifty-Second Anniversary, Eleventh Edition (Guide to Minnesota for Immigrants); and Nordmædene I Amerika (Norsemen in America).
  • Maritime
    Index to the Maritime Book Collection of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives. Includes Many Rare and Hard-To-Find Books including: Amerikabåtene by Bård Kolltveit; Cunard Line Handbook To The Mediterranean, Adriatic and the Continent of Europe (1905); Den Norske Amerikalinje 1910 - 1960; The Port of Liverpool, Ninth Edition (1935); and Spanning the Atlantic (1931).
  • Minnesota
    Index to our Minnesota Collection available at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives including Rare and Hard-To-Find Titles including: Tracing Your Ancestors in Minnesota: A Guide to the Sources, Volume 3, Southwest Minnesota; Tracing Your Ancestors in Minnesota: A Guide to the Sources, Volume 6, Central Minnesota; and Tracing Your Ancestors in Minnesota: A Guide to the Sources, Volume 1, Fourth Edition.
  • Norway - Norwegian (Norge - Norsk)
    Books on Norway from the Libraries of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives include many Rare and Hard-To-Find Titles including: Adressebog for Trondhjem (1888); A Folk Epic: The Bygdelag in America (1975); Chamonix to Lillehammer: The Glory of the Olympic Winter Games (1994); Gløtt av Norge (Glimpses of Norway) et Kikt i Bilder (1947,1948,1951 and 1952); Handbook of Norway (1930); Lillehammer 1994: A Fairy-Tale of Images (1994); and Veit og Gate: Daglegliv i Midtbyen i Trondheim 1880-1950 (1997).
  • Reference
    Reference Library Book Collection available at the GG Archives includes primarily books on Archival Studies, Archives Management, SEO, Website Management, Research, Cataloging Ephermera, and related materials.
  • Scandinavian
    Index to the Scandinavian Book Collection at the GG Archives includes many Rare and Hard-To-Find Titles including: Burton Holmes Travelogues, Volume Seven, Norway, Sweden, Denmark (1914); Denmark Special (1993); Design from Scandinavia, No. 6 (1977); Design from Scandinavia, No. 7 (1978); Design from Scandinavia, No. 8 (1979); Design from Scandinavia, No. 9 (1980); Design from Scandinavia, No. 10 (1981); Design from Scandinavia, No. 11 (1982); Design from Scandinavia, No. 12 (1983); Design from Scandinavia, No. 13 (1984); and Design from Scandinavia, No. 17 (1990).
  • Scandinavian Humor
    Collection of Books on Scandinavian Humor for the lighter side of life at the GG Archives.
  • Sweden / Swedish Language Books
    Collection of Swedish related books in theLibraries of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives includes Englsih and Swedish language books such as Decorative Arts of Sweden, The Swedish Americans, amd Drömresan genom Sverige.
  • The Vikings
    Index to our Catalogue pertaining to the Vikings including Viking History, The Vinland Sagas, Viking Art, Viking Mythology, Viking Kings, etc.
  • World War One
    Access our Index to the Archives' World War I Collection.
  • World War Two
    Access to our Index of World War II Books at the GG Archives.

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