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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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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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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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Christian Miller Autobiography, Sweet Land

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Autobiography of Norwegian immigrant. Sweet Land, was written by Christian Miller over the course of forty years.
 
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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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Daughters of Norway Embla Lodge No. 2 Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains the records of Daughters of Norway Embla Lodge No. 2, including financial records, membership history, and meeting minutes.
 
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Daughters of Norway Grand Lodge Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains the records of the Daughters of Norway Grand Lodge cultural organization.
 
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Guide to the Elsie M. Parkhurst Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Correspondence ordering immigration records and and a photocopy of the records.
 
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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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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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Paul Pederson - Pederson Saga

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The Pederson Saga is the family history of Norwegian immigrant Paul Pederson who came to America in 1912, became a citizen in1919, and eventually moved to Lakewood, Washington. He and his wife Magda raised two children and were long-time members of the First Lutheran Church, which Paul helped to build in 1921. Paul died on 10 December 1971 and Magda died on 23 May 1972.
 
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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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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 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 Johanne Jacobsdatter Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Vaccination record for Johanne Jacobsdatter (1840-1911).
 
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Guide to the John H. Strande Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Brief family history of John H. Strande and his family.
 
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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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Kjesrud Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The author of this work is Joseph O. Rude, and it is based in part on research conducted by Professor Helge Frøyseth of Norway. It is the story of the Kjesrud family of Norway, dating back to 1635, with historical and genealogical information, including the story of those who moved to North America in the late 1800s.
 
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Guide to the Knud Olsen Hovie Vaccination Certificate

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:A November 1830 cowpox vaccination certificate for Knud Olsen Hovie.
 
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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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Malene Steen, 1922 - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:These are the reminiscenses of Malene Steen, a Norwegian immigrant who came to this country in 1870. She never learned English. She wrote her story in 1922 and it was translated from the Norwegian by the Norwegian Historical Association in March, 1979.
 
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Guide to the Martin Ulvestad Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of one published leaflet on Martin Ulvestad, a Norwegian-American author and historian.
 
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Christian J. Muri Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Christian J. Muri was born in 1871 in Nordre Bergenhus, Norway, and came to America in 1893. He farmed for a living, raised a family in Montana, and was proud to be an American.
 
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Ole G. Slind Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of legal documents regarding transfer of farm property from Thomas Angells Stiftelser to the Slind family through Kari Olsdatter Slind, 1920.
 
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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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Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Bellingham, Washington, Records

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection contains the records of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Bellingham, Washington.
 
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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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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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Sons of Norway District 2 Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains the records of the Sons of Norway District 2 cultural organization.
 
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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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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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