Ole Nilsen Flagum papers, 1865-1900

Title

Ole Nilsen Flagum papers, 1865-1900

Identifier

P0540

Date

1865-1900

Creator

Description

Articles, clippings, poems, records, and scrapbooks of a Norwegian-born farmer and writer. The scrapbooks of clippings from Visergutten and Decorah-Posten contain biographies of pioneers in Winnebago County, Iowa, including those of Jens M. Dahl and Niels Chr. Flugum, written by Flugum. A scrapbook of clippings from Amerika (1900) contains letters concerning the Boer War and recent Norwegian literature. The Lutheran church record book contains rosters of members and cites their yearly contributions to the Winnebago, Fertile, West Prairie, North Prairie, Ellington Prairie, and Lake Mills congregations (1865-1887).

Includes:
  • "Den Kristne Menighets Missionsopgave" (typescript, 1931); Sermon outlines and Membership and Financial records of Winnebago Lutheran Church (1899); "Ei Utvandrarsoge Fra Sogndal" by Rasmus Sunde (1994)
  • Manuscripts of newspaper articles written by O. N. Flugum (undated
  • Clippings and Poems (1926-1939, undated)
  • Letters and Articles (1928-1933, undated)
  • Typescript copies of articles written by and about O. N. Flugum; "History and Scattered Memories from Pioneer Times in Winnebago" (1927); "Prejudice as a Hindrance to Knowledge" (undated)
  • Phrenograph of John Quam (1896); O. N. Flugum Library Catalogue (1908-1909); Biographies of Hans Holtan and C. N. Flugum (n.d.); Clippings from "Amerika" regarding Boer War and Recent Norwegian Literature (1900); 4 volumes of clippings of "Historier og spredte minder fra pioneertiden i Winnebago" (c. 1930); Norse-American Centennial Medal (1925).

Extent

0.8 cubic feet (2 archives boxes)

Type

Clippings
Correspondence
Poetry
Manuscripts

Citation

Flagum, Ole N., “Ole Nilsen Flagum papers, 1865-1900,” Norwegian-American Historical Association, accessed June 17, 2024, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/629.