Lloyd Hustvedt papers, circa 1957-circa 2003


Lloyd Hustvedt papers, circa 1957-circa 2003




circa 1957-circa 2003


Papers of a native of Urland parish, Leon township, Goodhue county, Minn., who graduated from St. Olaf college and received a PH. D. from the University of Wisconsin for his dissertation on Rasmus B. Anderson, which was published by the NAHA in 1966. He taught Norwegian at St. Olaf from 1954 until retirement, and served as executive secretary of the Association from 1959 to 1999.
1.2 cubic feet (3 archives boxes)
Box 1
  • Bibliographic and other notes about Norwegian-American writers
  • Narrative account of the ccumpation of Norway during World War II by Ester Vegan Hustvedt 

Box 2
  • Family and personal history
    • Helge Hustveit
    • Slektsbok etter Mons Davidson Huustvedt. Sogndal, 1994
    • Article on Hustveit farm from Hordaland, Aug. 10, 1957
    • "The Hustvedt family" by Lloyd Hustvedt
    • "Recollections" 
    • "Mathilde Anette Underdahl, 1893-1991" 
    • "Growing up in the Urland community."
  • Reprint of "Vignettes from a Norwegian settlement," first published in Nordics in America
  • Photograph, professional correspondence, retirement program  and response; 1
  • Selected correspondence (selected by Siri Hustvedt)
  • Family tree, by Magnild Meiien
  • Addresses to reunions of St. Olaf College class 1948
  • Book reviews
  • Founders' Day speech, 1964
  • Letters to newspapers
  • "The NAHA and its antecedents." 4 p. typescript, and offprint from Americana Norvegica, v. III (1971).
  • Address to 50th reunion, Oslo International Summer School, 1996
  • Tributes and memorials: Harold Ditmanson, Esther Gulbrandson, Einar Haugen, James Reeb
  • Notes from Urland Lutheran Church minutes, 1872-1992 (used as a basis for his article "Vignettes from a Norwegian-American congregation" published in Crossings (NAHA, 2003, pp. 161-178). 

Box 3:
  • Lectures and papers
  • "A literary study of the Gospels" (paper for Comparative Literature 209, 1952) 
  • Icelandic saga notes
  • "Romain Rollan: Jean Christophe
  • Lectures on Ibsen, Cannon Valley Elder Collegieum
  • Ibsen and Norwegian art
  • War and occupation in Norwegian literature
  • Migration to America: teaching materials, map transparencies
  • Immigrant letters and diaries
  • The prairies as creative force: Immigrants to the prairie
  • Olaf Life Long Learning Institute, 1998
  • The minister in Norwegian-American literature
  • The urban scene in Norwegian-American literature
  • Rasmus B. Anderson
  • Rolvaag: The minister in Rolvaag's novels, Giants in the church
  • Veblen and Rolvaag
  • Beginnings of Scandinavian studies in American universities
    • Includes materials on programs at the Universities of Chicago, North Dakota and Washington, and Gustavus Adolphus College, the latter being Hustvedt's evaluation of the college's program
  • Rolvaag-Simon Johnson correspondence: "The conflict between realism and romanticism," student paper by Jean R. Ducat
    • With comments by Hustvedt, and photocopies of the letters.

  • Family tree, 1996.


Hustvedt, Lloyd and Hustvedt, Ester Vegan, “Lloyd Hustvedt papers, circa 1957-circa 2003,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed October 27, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/1616.