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Guide to the Abraham Vereide Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biography of Abraham Vereide commemorating the 75th anniversary of his emigration from Norway to the US in 1905.
 
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Baalson Centennial 1961 - Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Centennial booklet for the descendents of Norwegian immigrants Kari and Ellen Baalson who came to America from Flaa, Hallingdal in 1861.
 
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Inga Broadland Knutzen Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Biography of Norwegian immigrant, Inga Broadland Knutzen, written by her granddaughter, Jill Holmes, plus one page of notes.
 
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Brodin Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Brodin family papers consist of manuscripts pertaining to Old Brodin (born in Alster, Sweden, 1809), an overview of the Brodin family, a map of Dalsland, letters from Carl Brodin to family members, John Brodin’s certificate of citizenship, articles, family photographs, and a first through tenth generations list.
 
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Carl Frederick Solberg Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Carl Frederick Solberg was born in Kristiania (Oslo), Norway, in 1833 and came to America in 1853. In 1857 he became editor of the Norwegian-language paper "Emigraten," becoming publisher in 1860. He was war correspondent for the paper during the Civil War, and in 1872 founded another paper, the "Minnesota." He died in 1924, at age 91.
 
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Dagny Unsgaard Nygaard Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The life story and family history of Norwegian immigrant Dagny Unsgaard Nygaard (born 1899), who came to America circa 1930.
 
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Guide to the Eulogy for Jacob D. Jacobsen

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical account of Jacob D. Jacobsen, 1842 - 1881.
 
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Guide to the Eulogy for Matthias Pedersen Øien

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical account of Matthias Pedersen Øien, 1867 - 1893.
 
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Guide to the Eulogy for Sven Oftedal

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A biographical account of Sven Oftedal, 1844 - 1911.
 
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Jack E. Haynes Papers and Haynes Inc. Records

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Jack E. Haynes Papers and Haynes Inc. Records consist of business records and research papers. Included in the collection are correspondence files, non-ledger business records for the various incarnations of the Haynes companies as they did business in Yellowstone National Park, and secondary source material compiled by Jack E. Haynes.
 
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Guide to the Johannes B. Wist Biographical Information

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A memorial tract for Johannes B. Wist, 1864-1923.
 
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Knut Vaa - Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Story of the Vaa family, and of Norwegian immigrant Knut Vaa, who came to America in 1876 and later moved his family from Minnesota to Washington State. The collection consists of a biography of Knut Vaa written by his son, Edwin Vaa. It contains information on emigration, settling in, and family life. It also includes a section with information on the descendants of Knut and Gunhild Vaa.
 
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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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Nils P. Frostensson - Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Nils P. Frostensson, born January 12, 1854, in Näsum Parish, Kristianstad Province, Sweden. He became a teacher and retired in 1911, often visiting his home community during his retirement years.
 
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Nils-Harald Tornbacken - Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Life of Swedish immigrant Nils-Harald and his family
 
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Guide to the Ole Overlie Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Family history of Norwegian immigrants, Ole Hansen Overlie and Marit Paulsen, and their descendants.
 
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Oregon Medical Association: Oregon Medical History Collection

Repository:Oregon Health & Science University, Historical Collections & Archives
Summary:This collection provides a variety of materials on the history of medicine in Oregon collected by the Oregon State Medical/Oregon Medical Association.
 
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Walter and Martha Peoples Manuscript and Research Papers

Repository:Montana State University Library, Merrill G. Burlingame Special Collections
Summary:The Walter and Martha Peoples Manuscript and Research Papers consist of the original handwritten draft of the biographical scrapbook "Cut Bank Pioneers.” The biographies are primarily of early twentieth century homesteaders who settled in the area and list the names, birth dates, family milestones, and brief facts such as the general location of their claims and later occupations. Also included in the collection are newspaper clippings, letters, and miscellaneous notes used by the Peoples in their research while preparing the scrapbook. The reel of microfilm, prepared by the Montana Historical Society in 1964, reproduces the pages of the completed scrapbook, along with another prepared at the same time by Dr. C. H. Minette pertaining to the Cut Bank Army Air Force Base.
 
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Olaf Rydjord Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Olaf Rydjord was born in Norway on 8 April 1866 to O. J. and Eldri Rydjord. At age twenty-four, he went to the United States. The collection consists of a biographical sketch and personal papers of Olaf Rydjord.
 
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Sigdalslaget i Amerika- 1992

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:None
 
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Storla Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Storla family history describes the history of the family, from Gol, Halligdal in Norway. it also includes information about Norway and about their lives as pioneers in North America.
 
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The Bergström-Ersson Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The family history describes the Ersson and Bergström families by concentrating on the lives of Anna Ersson Bergström and Sven Bergstrom. Included in the family history is a family tree of both families, a copy of Sven Bergström's citizenship papers, and a copy of the patent deed issued to Tarkeld Willisson for the homestead Sven and Anna bought.
 
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Guide to the Wolltveit-Hagen-Neset Family Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This Collection details each family's known history prior to immigration and then follows family members and their current accomplishments in the U.S.
 
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Thor Meland--Biography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection includes the biography of Norwegian immigrant Thor Meland (born in 1861 near Vetlefjord, Norway) along with pictures of the Meland family.
 
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James S. Yates manuscript on "The Three Aviation Brothers"

Repository:University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives
Summary:This collection consists of a history of the three Yates brothers, Henry T., John A., and James S., and their respective careers in the aviation industry. This biographical history was written by James S. Yates.

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