Guide to the K. Berge Diary, 1874-1884  PDF

Overview of the Collection

K. Berge
Guide to the K. Berge Diary
1874-1884 (inclusive)
1 File (1 folder)
Collection Number
The diary of K. Berge written around 1874 - 1884, with four other contributing writers, including Edv. Larsen and John Lie.
Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Archives and Special Collections
Pacific Lutheran University
12180 Park Avenue South
Tacoma, Washington
Telephone: 253-535-7586
Fax: 253-535-7315
Access Restrictions

The collection is available for research.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

This collection consists of one diary. The name K. Berge is written on the cover, but at least four people contributed to its contents, one after the other. The collection is in Norwegian and includes: 20 October 1874 to 13 November 1874 written by a teacher from Hjelmeland, Norway, about the days in class, what he taught, and about the people in class; 5 November 1877 to 5 November 1878 written by the brother of the deceased teacher about school and the military; an undated section entitled “Fra Ny Stavanger” (From New Stavanger) written by Edv. Larsen about a boat trip planned on the boat Paddaa across the North Sea, life on board and supplies; 15 January 1882 until 13 March 1884 written by John Lie about his life and including some poems and songs that he wrote.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Diary of K. Berge and others, from nineteenth century Norway.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Archives and Special Collections Department at Pacific Lutheran University. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish or quote from (the collection) must be submitted to the University Archivist. The reader must also obtain permission from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

K. Berge Diary, SIEmss_130, Archives and Special Collections, Pacific Lutheran University, 12180 Park Avenue South, Tacoma, WA 98447

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Military life
  • Nineteenth century
  • Norwegians
  • Sailing Ships
  • Students
  • Teaching
  • Voyages and travels
  • Personal Names :
  • Berge, K.
  • Larsen, Edv.
  • Lie, John
  • Geographical Names :
  • Rogaland fylke (Norway)
  • Stavanger (Norway)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Diaries
  • Occupations :
  • Farmers
  • Sailors
  • Soldiers
  • Teachers