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North Dakota Blue Book

2015-2017 Blue Book Cover

Since 1889, there have been 30 North Dakota Blue Books published by the North Dakota Secretary of State. Beginning in 1995, these books have been published every biennium. These volumes are a compendium of information about the state’s political, economic, social, cultural and environmental history, and current status.

Recent editions are sold in the Museum Store at the North Dakota Heritage Center, 701-328-2822.

A total of 18 Blue Books can now be viewed online using Digital Horizons. They can be searched individually or all at once.

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Instructions to search the 16 currently digitized Blue Books individually:

2015-2017 Blue Book

2013-2015 Blue Book

2011-2013 Blue Book

2009-2011 Blue Book

2007-2009 Blue Book

2005-2007 Blue Book

2003-2005 Blue Book

2001-2003 Blue Book

1999-2001 Blue Book

1997-1999 Blue Book

1995 Blue Book

1889-1989 Centennial Blue Book

1981 Blue Book

1973 Blue Book

1961 Blue Book

1954 Blue Book

1942 Blue Book

1919 Legislative Manual