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Catalog Number M-0071
Object Name Manuscript
Collection P. Albin and Nanny Davidson Letters
Title P. Albin and Nanny Davidson Letters
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1915
Scope & Content This collection is comprised of many letters written between P. Albin and Nanny Davidson and to them from family members in the United States and Sweden. The letters span the years between 1899 and 1915. It also contains a collection of wedding and graduation invitations (1903-1913), and two undated picture postcards, presumably of family members.
Biographical Information Albin and Nanny Davidson were immigrants to the United States at the turn of the 20th century. Between 1899 and 1912, P. Albin Davidson lived in various places throughout the United States, including St. John, Oregon and Arlington, Oregon, and Winona, Minnesota. He and Nanny Davidson married and made their home in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
People Davidson, P. Albin.
Davidson, Nanny.
Davidson, A. T.
Davidson, C. M.
Lindell, Charlotte.
Markell, Emelia.
Petterson, John.
Petterson, Karl Gustaf.
Pettereson, Matilda.
Series in Collection Collection is arranged in 3 series; folder names listed in parenthesis.

1. Correspondence (Letters to Nanny Davidson from P. Albin Davidson during courtship, 1904-1905; Letters to Nanny Davidson from P. Albin Davidson during courtship, 1906; Letters to Nanny Davidson from P. Albin Davidson during courtship, 1907-1910; Letters to Nanny Davidson from family in Sweden, 1899-1911; Letters from Karl Gustaf Petterson, 1908-1913; Letters to Nanny Davidson from Emelia Markell (sister), 1910-1915; Letters to Nanny Davidson from P. Albin Davidson, 1912; Letters to P. Albin Davidson from Nanny Davidson, 1912; Letters to P. Albin Davidson from A. T. Davidson (brother), 1912; Letters to P. Albin Davidson from C. M. Davidson (brother), 1912-1913; Letters to Nanny and P. Albin Davidson from C. F. Davidson (brothr), 1912-1915; Letters to Nanny Davidson from Charlotte Lindell, 1912-1914; Letters from John Petterson, 1915; Letters to Nanny Davidson from Matilda Petterson, undated; Letters to Nanny Davidson from P. Albin Davidson, undated; Incomplete and mismatched letters, undated)

2. Postcards (Picture poscards)

3. Event Programs (Event Programs)
Physical Dimensions 0.25 cubic feet (1 archives box)
Copyrights Copyright for this collection is held by the American Swedish Institute. Staff will provide photocopies of collection materials for personal use at researcher's expense. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce materials must be secured in writing from the American Swedish Institute.