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Welcome to The Danish American Archive and Library web site.

Located in Blair, Nebraska, The Archive contains the country’s largest and broadest collection of materials relating to the life experience, cultural heritage and vital contributions to North America of the people of Danish extraction.

Latest News

DAAL RECEIVES SIGNIFICANT LAURITZ MELCHIOR COLLECTION

Recordings, books, documents, photos, scrapbooks and diaries comprise part, but not all of a remarkable Lauritz Melchior collection that came to the DAAL in August 2015.

Lauritz Melchior was born in Denmark in 1890, and is generally referred to as opera’s greatest heldentenor (heroic tenor).  Starting as a baritone, Melchior’s…