Gust Knudson Papers (S4905)


Biographical Sketch

Gust Knudson was a farmer in the area of Dazey, North Dakota. Very little is known about him beyond his obvious interest in land purchases and investments.

Collection Description

Papers concerning various land speculations and land investments in North Dakota and other parts of the nation, including promotional flyers, correspondence, newsletters, and deeds. Knudson’s personal interest in some of these promotions can be traced in the cancelled checks and bank statements. All of the materials are in good condition.


Box 1

  • Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks. 1910
  • Business
  • Live Oak, Prairie and Gulf Railroad Co. Land Promotion. 1913-15
  • Miscellaneous
  • Oil Companies. 1914
  • Manufacturing Companies. 1907-14
  • Mortgages