Jenkinson, Clay S. (2002). A Lewis and Clark Chapbook; Lewis and Clark in North Dakota. Bismarck, ND: The North Dakota Humanities Council. ISBN0-9654579-4-X.
Laut, Agnes C. (1926). The Blazed Trail of the Old Frontier, Being the Log of the Upper Missouri Historical Expedition under the Auspices of the Governors & Historical Associations of Minnesota, North and South Dakota and Montana for 1925. New York: Robert M. McBride and Company.
Business, industry and labor
Drache, Hiram M. (1964). The Day of the Bonanza; a History of Bonanza Farming in the Red River Valley of the North. Fargo, ND: North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies.
Hargreaves, Mary W. M. (1993). Dry Farming in the Northern Great Plains: Years of Readjustment, 1920–1990. University Press of Kansas. ISBN0-7006-0553-3.
Junker, Rozanne Enerson. (1989). The Bank of North Dakota: An Experiment in State Ownership. Santa Barbara, CA: Fiftian Press. ISBN0-931832-29-2.
Tauxe, Caroline S. (1993). Farms, Mines and Main Streets: Uneven Development in a Dakota County. Temple University Press. ISBN1-56639-070-2.
Blackorby, Edward C (1963). Prairie Rebel: The Public Life of William Lemke. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.
Collins, Michael L (1989). That Damned Cowboy: Theodore Roosevelt and the American West, 1883–1898. Peter Lang Publishers. ISBN0-8204-1004-7.
Smith, Glen H. (1979). Langer of North Dakota: A Study in Isolationism, 1940–1959. New York: Garland Publishers.
Memoirs, diaries and journals
Carver, Jonathan (1802). Three years travels throughout the interior parts of North America, for more than five thousand miles, containing an account of the Great lakes, and all the lakes, islands, and rivers...of the north west regions of that vast continent... Together with a concise history of the genius, manners, and customs of the Indians inhabiting the lands adjacent to the heads and to the westward of the great river Mississippi: and an appendix, describing the uncultivated parts of America, that are the most proper for forming settlements. Boston: Samuel Etheridge for West and Greenleaf.