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From the Knut Gjerset papers on women and tNorwegian American Encyclopedia. Letters and other writings regarding Wilhelm and Elise Waerenskjold. A pastor's daughter, Elise lead a party emigrating to Texas between October 1846 and March 1847. The…

A biographical sketch by Glen B. Hoidale and two cassette tapes covering the life of Ingvald Bertinus Hoidale (1901-1984), a Norwegian American who after a life at sea came to the United States in 1924.

"History and Memories from Pioneer Times in Winnebago County, Iowa," first appeared in Norwegian in Visergutten, January 12, 1928. This translation is by a grandson, H. O. Folkestad.

The January 1989 issue of the Binford (North Dakota) Guide, volume 21, January 1989, which tells the story of Agnes Geelan (1897- ), a Norwegian-American. 

"The Immigrants: An Autobiography," a 95-page story of the life of John (presumably the writer) who was born at Raak in the Bjugn Fjord area of Sør Trøndelag. He emigrated in 1902, via Hull and Liverpool, and came to Virginia, Minnesota, where he…

Articles and a genealogical chart concerning Clausen himself and his ancestry in Drangedal, Telemark. Clausen, a professor of history, wrote, translated, and edited extensively for NAHA.BOX 1Folder 1: Miscellaneous writings. Includes: Øyvind T.…

Recordings of operatic arias made by a soprano of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York, who was born in Stockholm, Sweden, of Norwegian and Swedish parentage. The family lived in Norway, and in the early 1880s emigrated to Minnesota. Fremstad…

Letters from family and friends to Karl S. Birkeland, a Norwegian emigrant from Sunnfjord to Michigan, 1872. He was a farmer at Benona, Oceana County, Michigan. Later letters address him as Charles Burke. Six pages of notes on family history are…

Copy of a letter written by Arthur Amundsen Berg, a student at St. Olaf College who had come as an immigrant from North Odal, Norway, to Fergus Falls, Minnesota, in 1880 at age sixteen.

"Scandinavians in Dawson County, Montana," is based on a thesis for a Master of Arts degree, University of Utah. 16 pages.
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