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Papers of a Lutheran clergyman who was born in Brunkeberg, Norway. After his graduation from Kviteseid Normal School he emigrated to Wisconsin in 1883. From 1885 to 1887 he taught at Homme Orphan Home and Bethany Indian Mission. He received the…

Clippings of reviews and other papers concerning a poet who was born in Naustdal, Sunnfjord, Norway. He graduated from Firda Gymnas in Sandane in 1927, and was a schoolmate of Jacob Sande, who became a prominent poet in Norway. He emigrated in 1928…

Articles, sermons, speeches, notebooks, and manuscripts of a Norwegian-born educator and theologian. Topics include child training, Norwegian language, Norway's literature and history, church schools, Ibsen, and reminiscences.Includes:Manuscript of…

Finding aid to the Ole Amundson Buslett papers, 1873-1925
Letters, notes, poems, manuscripts, reports, speeches, reviews, clippings, and biographical miscellany of a Norwegian-born author, poet, journalist, legislator, and merchant in Northland, Wisconsin. The letters received by Buslett deal with local…

Finding aid to the Gustav Marius Bruce papers, 1879-1963
Correspondence, reports, clippings, and photographs of a Norwegian-born Lutheran clergyman, theological professor, author, editor, and lecturer. Bruce immigrated to Yankton County, Dakota Territory, in 1884; attended Fremont College, Red Wing…

Finding aid to the Hjalmar Hiorth Boyesen papers, 1871-1966
Biographical miscellany, articles, poems, and stories of a Norwegian-born novelist, poet, essayist, and teacher. Boyesen was on the faculty at Ohio State University, Cornell University, and Columbia College. He wrote extensively for the leading…

Finding aid to the Nils Endreson Bøe (Anderson) papers, 1825-1927
Papers of a Norwegian-born Lutheran clergyman who attended Albion Academy, Augustana College (Paxton, Illinois), and Augsburg Seminary (Marshall, Wisconsin) and who served pastorates in Kansas, Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin. Boe was the…

Finding aid to the Lars Wilhelm Boe papers, 1896-1993
Articles, pamphlets, clippings, scrapbooks, and pictures dealing largely with biography. L. W. Boe was the fourth president of St. Olaf College. The two scrapbooks were compiled by his sister, A. Sophie Boe. The main collection of L.W. Boe Papers is…

Copies of letters of a Norwegian-born Jackson County, Wisconsin, farmer, county official, and Civil War veteran (letter from Camp Dennison, Ohio). One American letter discusses farm crops, horse thieves, and church. Torkelson was a member of Company…

Correspondence of a Norwegian-born teacher and sheep rancher written mostly from Montana, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, dealing with health, rural schools, politics, and economic conditions on farm and ranch. There are letters concerning St. Olaf…
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