Norwegian Genealogy Research Sources - Reference

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Norwegian Research Sources 

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Maps/Other Resources   

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry: The Scandinavian Regiment (during the American Civil War 1861-1865)

 Amazon Books (books by mail)

Barnes and Noble Online (books by mail)

BIBSYS - Norwegian Libraries - Search the Norwegian library system

Complete Telephone book of Norway - available only to Norwegians registered in the National Register.

Dictionary of Genealogical Terms

Digitalarkivet (National Archives of Norway)

Electronic Resources for the Scandinavian Scholar

Fylkesarkivet i Sogn og Fjordane

Genealogy Links and Surname Search Engines - from Darci John.

Historical Genealogy Department of the Allen County Public Library

IGI - International Genealogical Index (online from LDS FamilySearch)

Library of Congress

Bokloftet - Lokalhistorisk Forlag & Antikvariat (Used/rare book store in Norway) 

MapQuest - search for cities, addresses

Maps of Norway (to order from Travel Genie)

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) - The Genealogy Page

National Archives of Canada

Norway in America - The bibliographical collections of Thor M. Andersen (TMA) [Nordmenn i Amerika]

Norway Topographic Maps from Omni Resources

Norwegian-American Dictionary from Otto Jørgensen

Minnesota Historical Society - Death Certificate Search  Search years 1908-1946

Scandinavian Obituaries, Western Wisconsin from Cindi Anderson 

Norwegian "Zip Codes 

  • Go to where you'll see "Postnummersøk".
  • In the first box, choose "kommune" - in the next box, keep "begynner med"
  • (starting with) - in the last box type place you are seeking (you have to use the real
  • Norwegian ø) and click "Søk".

Resources for the Study of Norwegian - from Tom Nichol

Slektsforum Karmøy  

Special Collections - University of North Dakota

St. Olaf College Norwegian Dept.

Univ. of North Dakota Bygdeboker Collection  

University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Library

US Embassy in Norway

Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library

Vestfold Fylke (map)

16 March 2006

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