Arnfinn Bruflot papers, 1968-1974

Title

Arnfinn Bruflot papers, 1968-1974

Identifier

P0795

Date

1968-1974

Description

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 and settled in Tacoma, Washington, where he engaged in various kinds of work, some of the time as a house-painter. He was editor of Western Viking during the 1930s and also wrote for other Norwegian American newspapers. After 1970 he joined the editorial board of Ny Verd, published in Norwalk, Connecticut. His volumes of poetry: Juni-boten, 1969; Det storkna havet, 1970; and Præriekveld, 1973, published in Oslo by Det Norske Samlaget, are written in ny norske and were well received by critics in Norway.

Extent

0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box)

Type

Clippings

Citation

Bruflot, Arnfinn, “Arnfinn Bruflot papers, 1968-1974,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed May 20, 2022, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/16039.