Batalden family papers, 1893-1920

Title

Batalden family papers, 1893-1920

Description

Includes:
  • Letters from Christian Batalden Meyer Batalden, 1893-1896
    • Christian immigrated to the US from Norway in 1871. Meyer was born in Minnesota in 1873. While Meyer attended business school in Wilder, MN in 1893, Christian wrote to him (24 letters).  All in Norwegian.
    • Includes transcriptions.
  • Highwater Lutheran Church, circa 1899
    • Letters from the Norwegian Lutheran Church in America regarding synod business, notes which may be church council minutes, lists of members, and more. All in Norwegian. 
    • Includes transcriptions.
  • Cassette tape, circa 1990
    • A Norwegian friend translated the letters by reading them onto the tape.
  • A 1900 catalog which was likely used to order furnishings and architectural items for the new church building. 

Date

1893-1920

Type

Correspondence

Identifier

NAHA 2020/005

Citation

Batalden, Meyer and Batalden, Christian, “Batalden family papers, 1893-1920,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed April 11, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/15654.