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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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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 Cromwell Reunion Memories

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Recollections gathered at a 1980 reunion of the alumni of the Cromwell School near Tacoma, Washington.
 
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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 Gabriel Aanensen Fedde Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This manuscript is an autobiography written by Gabriel Aanensen Fedde who was born in Fedde, Norway, in 1843. In 1881 he immigrated to New York. He died in 1917 at age seventy-four.
 
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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 Hildur Larson Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Hildur Larson was born in Sweden in 1896. She travelled to the United States in 1927, married, and never returned to Scandinavia. The collection consists of a book written by Edgar Larson about his mother's early years, based on her oral history.
 
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Guide to the Jens Fredericksen Svinth Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Recollections of Rev. Jens Fredericksen Svinth, born August 1849 in Ydby, Denmark. He married Karen Hansen and in 1891 Jens and his family immigrated to America. He wrote this autobiographical narrative in 1924.
 
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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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Guide to the Scandinavian Materials in Mortvedt Library Research Paper

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of a research paper on Scandinavian materials in Mortvedt Library at Pacific Lutheran University in 1979.
 
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Guide to the Scandinavians in Washington's Politics Research Paper

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An historical account of the influence of Scandinavian Americans on Pacific Northwest politics and political movements, beginning with Scandinavian settlement of Washington State in the late 19th Century until the mid 1970s.
 
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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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