A.O. Serum papers, 1871-1927

Title

A.O. Serum papers, 1871-1927

Identifier

P0589

Date

1871-1927

Creator

Description

Correspondence, reports, speeches, articles, clippings, and account books of a Norwegian-born farmer at Halstad, Minnesota. The papers include school district reports; articles and letters treating the early days in the Red River Valley; correspondence with Fuller and Johnson, farm machinery company, Madison, Wisconsin; and personnel at Augsburg and Augustana (Marshall, Wisconsin) seminaries. The clippings include items on synod controversies and letters from World War I servicemen. Serum held state and church offices, spoke on crop production, suffrage, monopoly, cooperatives, and local history, was the first teacher in his district, the first president of the Selbulag, and the author of "Nybyggerliv i Red Riverdalen" in "Selbygbogen."
1.2 cubic feet (3 archives boxes)

Language

English
Norwegian

Type

Clippings
Photographs

Files

Citation

Serum, A.O., “A.O. Serum papers, 1871-1927,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed November 27, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/673.