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Guide to the Anders O. Aasen Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A brief biographical account of Anders O. Aasen, born on 16 January 1874, in Lyngdal, Norway. He was ordained in the Norwegian Lutheran Synod in 1899, and served in many churches in Canada and the United States. He died in 1974 at age one hundred.
 
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Don Binkowski Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Don Binkowski Papers consist of research materials dealing with Philetus W. Norris, Binkowski's literary work, and personal correspondence. Most of the papers pertain to research conducted by Binkowski in preparation for his 1995 publication, Col P. W. Norris: Yellowstone's Greatest Superintendent. The research notes collected by Binkowski contain mostly letters and periodical articles that he transcribed from source materials. Also included in these papers are versions of the Norris biography and a copy of Binkowski's earlier article, "From Prairie Mound to Yellowstone National Park."
 
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Guide to the Christine K. Hansen Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of an obituary and a manuscript about the life of Christine K. ("Disse") Hansen. She was born in Denmark in 1883, and died in 1981. The biography discusses her life in Denmark, immigration, schooling in nursing, marriage, and nursing work in Alaska.
 
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Guide to the Edison-Bow Local Histories

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection contains the genealogies and local histories of the towns of Edison and Bow, in Skagit County, Washington. The bound volume is entitled, Families who Imiigrated to Edison-Bow, Skagit Co, WA from Southwestern Norway.
 
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Guide to the Edward Emanuel Johnson Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Biography and legal documents of early Tacoma shipbuilder, Edward Johnson, from Vanersborg, Sweden.
 
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Guide to the Esther Nelson Berglund Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Handwritten family history by Esther Nelson Berglund born in 1890 in Tacoma, Washington.
 
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Guide to the Gina Ruud Anderson Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical sketch of Norwegian immigrant, Gina Ruud Anderson, written by her daughter.
 
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Guide to the Gunnar and Marie Lund Biographies

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical sketches of Norwegian immigrants, Marie Pauline Vognild Lund and Gunnar Lund.
 
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Kate Haas biography of Gerda Buchheim Haas

Repository:University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Summary:Memoir of Gerda Buchheim Haas, written by Kate Haas, about life in Germany during the rise of Nazism and Buccheim Haas' family's escape to Shanghai and the United States
 
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Guide to the Hefte Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Hefte family history book was published in 1981 and covers the descendants of Ole Olson Hefte (Gofa), born in 1794, and his wife Ingrid Oldsdatter Kinneberg, who was born in 1795. They left Norway for America in 1853. There is also information about the Hefte family reunions of 1939 and 1953 as well as reminisces written in 1981 by John Edwin Stenehjem.
 
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Guide to the Hjalmar Björk Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection includes a biography, letters, clippings, poetry, and other announcements related to Swedish-American poet, Hjalmar Björk.
 
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Guide to the Jansson-Berlin-Johansson Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:History and genealogy of the Jansson family of Sweden. Collection includes photocopies of photographs and family records.
 
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Guide to the John Storseth Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A brief biography of John Storseth (1863-1946), an immigrant from Hemne, Norway, who became a successful businessman and community leader in Poulsbo, Washington.
 
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Virginia Weisel Johnson Manuscript

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Virginia Weisel Johnson was an author from Missoula, Montana. This collection includes a rough draft of her biography of General Nelson A. Miles entitled The Unregimented General.
 
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Guide to the Lokensgard Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:History of the Ole and Helga Lokensgard family, who left Norway for America in 1857.
 
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Montana Dictations (Gallatin County)

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Montana Dictations (Gallatin County) were gathered by Bancroft's field agents in 1884 and 1885. Each subject interviewed provided brief biographical data and information concerning the social life and customs in frontier Montana. The people interviewed, and the place where interviewed, are as follows: At Bozeman, Edward D. Alston (1842-1886); E. T. Campbell (1842- ); Riley Cook (1853- ); W. H. Ellis (1826- ); Peter Emmel (1840- ); E. D. Ferguson (1841- ); M. M. Ferguson (1837- ); George W. Flanders (1842- ); Thomas Garlick (1836- ); John Hanson (1840- ); D. R. Harris; Frank Hill (1837- ); Charles Holmes (1836- ); John A. Howes (1817- ); J. S. Huffine (1849- ); James Kent (1841- ); Alexander Kissell (1839- ); G. W. Krattcar (1826- ); Owen McCann (1840- ); S. J. McGuire (1850- ); George E. McKinsey (1822- ); J. W. Mardis (1841- ); R. T. Menefee (1833- ); Louis Mize (1859- ); Allen Myres (1828- ); John W. Nelson (1835-1907); W. C. Newton (1853- ); Francis Purcell (1840- ), with McCann above; John E. Reese (1819- ); Robert N. Riddle (1840-1912); William Sheppard (1846- ); Joseph Sparlin (1835- ); Moses Temple (1848- ); Thomas J. Towler (1850- ); David D. Walton (1834- ); William White (1834-1915); Amos Williams (1840- ); W. W. Wolverton (1846- ); at Central Park, Benjamin F. Dawes (1833- ); Henry Keebe (1840- ); W. H. Potter (1853- ), "the only man I have found who came out with Bozeman"; Benjamin T. Sanborn (1849- ); Mark M. White (1857- ); at Gallatin City, J. Burrell (1839- ); F. J. Dunbar (1837- ); George Hutchison (1835- ); O. W. Jay (1844- ); John Thomas Miller (1833- ); Samuel Scow (1858- ); Rufus Smith (1855- ); Asa Kimbal Stanton (1832-1896); M. Witten (1856- ); at Hillsdale, J. S. Ballard (1847- ); Andrew Cowen (1834-1899); R. M. Craven (1842- ); W. H. Murray (1847- ); at Riverside, O. Byam (1854- ); at Salesville, C. Etherington (1831- ); John W. Marshall (1844- ); at Three Forks, T. T. Callaghan (1854- ); A. L. Shed (1853- ); D. A. Swarner (1852- ); at Willow Creek, E. S. Banta (1832- ); G. L. Dukes (1824- ); George W. Hoskins (1824- ).
 
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Don Oberdorfer's Mansfield Biography Research Papers

Repository:University of Montana, Mansfield Library, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection contains materials related to the research and writing of Oberdorfer’s book, Senator Mansfield: The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat (Smithsonian Books, 2003).
 
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Guide to the Pauline Paulson Hendrickson Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical sketch of Norwegian immigrant, Pauline Paulson Hendrickson, who came to the United States with her family as a child. In 1872 she married another Norwegian immigrant and they settled in Minnesota and had seven children. She died in 1927.
 
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Alfred T. Pellicane Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Alfred T. Pellicane Papers consist of the research materials, handwritten notes, a typed draft manuscript, typed biographical entries (many with correction notes), correspondence, photographs and related supporting materials assembled for the reference book tentatively titled Profiles in Angling Literature and papers related to his interests in fishing and fishing literature.
 
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Red Star Roller Mills records

Repository:University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
Summary:The company Red Star Roller Mills, a flouring mill, was located in Turner, Oregon. The collection (1892-1900) contains financial ledgers and day books, and a biography of George Frank Robertson which describes an overland journey to Oregon.
 
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Allen and Frances Wheeler Sayler Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Allen and Frances Wheeler Sayler Papers consist of the original manuscript biography of Burton K. Wheeler written by Frances, along with a collection of letters written by Wheeler to Allen Sayler in the years following Frances' death. Also included is a box of index cards with bibliographic notations created by Frances Wheeler Sayler while working on her biographical manuscript.
 
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Guide to the Svend Svendson Sneve Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical sketch of Norwegian immigrant, Svend Svendson Sneve and family.
 
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Guide to the Thorsteinson Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The saga of two Point Roberts pioneers, Dagbjort and Helgi Thorsteinson.
 
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Zakarius Martin Taftezen Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains the original and copy of two overviews of the life of Norwegian immigrant, Zakarias Martin Taftezen, including information about the dedication of the Taftezen Memorial; a handwritten letter by Grace Ryan Cornwell; and a brief summary of Zakarias' brother, Christian.

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